Book your room at Electra Palace Hotel Athens
Neo-classical hotel and spa in old Athens
A luxury stay in the heart of Athens awaits you at Electra Palace Hotel Athens. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Roman Agora, Acropolis, and Syntagma Square. Highlights at this romantic hotel include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor swimming pool.
WiFi, satellite TV, and in-room childcare are featured in all 155 soundproofed rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Select Comfort beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Coffee/tea makers, in-room massages, and safes are also available.
A day of pampering at Electra can include massages, aromatherapy, and mani/pedis along with access to the sauna and spa tub. The restaurant, Motivo Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the health club, spa tub, sauna, and steam room. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and a 24-hour business center. Free buffet breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.
Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star Plaka hotel include Hellenic Parliament and Temple of Olympian Zeus.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Electra Palace Hotel is a smoke-free property located in the heart of the business, entertainment and shopping districts by the Acropolis Museum. A Metro station is nearby.
There are 2 restaurants and a lounge/bar, plus a poolside bar with the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel's spa (open exclusively for guests) features a fitness center and an indoor pool with a jetted tub, cubicles for the sauna and steam bath, massages and body/beauty treatments (surcharges apply). The hotel also has a 5,382-square-foot, 24-hour business center with 4 meeting/conference rooms and a banquet hall - all with audio-visual equipment and secretarial service. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas (surcharge). Secured covered parking (surcharge), limo or town car service and tours/ticket assistance are also available.
- Pool sun loungers
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Total number of rooms - 155
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 7
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Free breakfast
- Full-service spa
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Computer station
- Rooftop terrace
- Health club
- Babysitting or childcare
- Luggage storage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 500
- Number of meeting rooms - 4
- Year Built 1973
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 5382
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Television in lobby
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10 EUR per day )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 10 EUR per day )
Self parking (surcharge)
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Soundproofed rooms
- Room service (24 hours)
- Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Where to Eat
Guests of the Electra Palace enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. There are two on-site restaurants, a lounge/bar and a poolside bar.
Motivo Restaurant - Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a Mediterranean menu and Greek wines. Chef's specialties include Pork Fillet in Cream and Mushroom Sauce, and Fresh Sole Cooked with Butter, Lemon, and Parsley. The dining room offers natural light from two sides and has parquet floors, oak sideboards, and green upholstered chairs.
Duck Tail Bar - Wide selection of beers, spirits, cocktails, coffees, and soft drinks; all-day menu of hot and cold sandwiches. Oak bar lined with high stools, plus oak tables, Chesterfield leather sofas, and Persian carpeting. Terrace open for drinks and snacks in the summer.
Electra Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar - Located on the fifth floor, this rooftop gourmet restaurant and bar features panoramic views of the Acropolis and skyline (reservations required).
The hotel lies six kilometres from the Apollon Coast, which stretches from Piraeus to Cape Sounio and offers beaches and sailing marinas. Ferries and catamarans to the islands depart from Piraeus port, eight kilometres from the hotel. The best beach for bathing and water sports is at Vouliagmeni, 25 kilometres from the hotel. There is an 18-hole golf course at Glyfada, 18 kilometres from the hotel. These recreational activities are available either onsite or near the hotel and fees may apply.
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
The on-site spa includes a small blue mosaic-tiled indoor pool and jetted tub, sauna and steam bath. Massage, body treatments and facials are available (surcharges apply). A fitness room with exercise equipment including a treadmill and weight machines. A personal trainer can be booked for a fee.
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 2
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible parking
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Hotel Registry Number - 0206K014A0013900
No pets or service animals allowed
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 10 per day (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 10 per day (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: EUR 12 per day (in/out privileges)
- Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15 per day
We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.