Hotel Phaedra is ideally located among Athens Hotels, for famous walks & visits
- Plaka (0.0 Km)
- The Acropolis Hill (0.6 Κm)
- The Parthenon (0.6 Κm)
- Syntagma (Constitution Square) Metro station (0.4 Κm)
- Ancient Agora (0.8 Κm)
- National Garden (0.4 Κm)
- Monastiraki Flea Market (0.6 Κm)
- The Temple of Olympic Zeus (0.5 Κm)
- Roman Agora and Hadrian’s Library (0.8 Κm)
- New Acropolis Museum (0.9 Km)
- Lycabetus Hill (1.5 Km)
- Theatre of Dionysos (0.9 Κm)
- Odeon of Herod Atticus (1.00 Km)
A few words about Athens, Greece
Athens is one of the most important international destinations. For centuries Athens has been a major attraction due to its long and important history, but also due to its impact on the modern world. Built on privileged location, at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, for thousands of years Athens has been attracting visitors from all over the world, being the cradle of democracy, arts, letters, philosophy, the most important creations of man, but also home to some of the most prominent founding fathers of modern European history.
Today, the ancient, the modern and the old city (Plaka), harmoniously coexist creating an ultimate experience for all visitors of Athens. The ancient buildings, the old neighborhoods and the cosmopolitan side of Athens promise a variety of experiences in an exciting city that waits for you to discover and explore. Phaedra Hotel in Plaka, gives visitors the chance to do most of the exploring on foot, due to its best location among Athens Hotels.
Athens is famous for its vibrant nightlife. The Athenians like to party and will do so almost every night of the week. The animation doesn’t start before 10 or 11 pm and ends only with the first rays of sun or even later.
Bars and cafes
Bars and cafes stay open until late at night and offer all kinds of music, from Greek and international pop, to trance, alternative rock, jazz, Latin and much more. Every corner of every street has its own bar and café. Especially full on week-ends, Greek bars offer great ambience, from very trendy ones to more romantic.
Night clubs can be found everywhere and remain open until six or seven in the morning. They also offer a wild range of music and some of them, mostly in Athens, guest famous DJs from the entire world. A special care of the decoration gives a unique atmosphere to each club.
Athens Hip Areas
Hip areas include Gazi, Psirri, Monastiraki, Theseion, Glyfada and Kolonaki. Traditional Greek evenings can be spent in Plaka.
At Psirri you will find some of Athens' hottest clubs and bars. Large and small, they play all types of music from Greek, rock and ethnic to Latin, pop and jazz. Psirri has become an Athenian favourite. Phaedra hotel in Athens is only a 15 min. away walk from Psirri district.
A tour to Athens nightlife would not be complete without a visit to the industrial district of Gazi. Most of the galleries, mainstream bars, restaurants, clubs and Greek nightclubs here (featuring live Greek pop singers), are trademarked by their industrial design as many of them are housed in remodelled -- and once abandoned -- factories. Gazi is one of the trendiest neighborhoods of Athens nightlife. Gazi district is a 15 min. drive away from Phaedra hotel in Athens.
Plaka - Monastiraki are two ancient, historic and all-time classic Athenian neighborhoods popular for its traditional greek restaurants with live greek music. Phaedra hotel in Athens is inside Plaka district and a 10 min. walk away from Monastiraki district.
In the summer months, the action moves to Poseidonos Avenue and the coastal towns of Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni, where you can experience big open-air clubs with well-known djs and vibrant clubbers music.
Kolonaki is a staple dining and entertainment destination, catering to the city's urban working professionals who enjoy an after work cocktail at many of its bars that are open - and busy - until after midnight, even on weekdays. The clubs and restaurants in Kolonaki district are upscale and very chic. Phaedra hotel in Athens is only a 20 min. walk away from Kolonaki.