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The 5 best luxury and boutique hotels in Athens

Athens’ most stylish and personal hotels

Ask a dozen people about their favourite hotel and you’ll likely get a dozen different responses. A favourite hotel is as much of a personal preference as your favourite movie, book or singer. The Mediterranean hotel scene is renowned for its luxurious and distinctive boutique hotels, each with its own unique story to tell. From charming family-run villas to five-star grand dames, these hotels offer an intimate and personal experience, regardless of size. With their striking architecture, bespoke interiors and impeccable service, these hotels are the epitome of style and luxury.

Overview: Athens’ top 5 hotels

The Dolli Athens Central Greece hotel stay
The Dolli Athens Central Greece hotel stay

01

The Dolli

Embark on an Athenian escapade at The Dolli, a heritage property turned sublime urban sanctuary in 2023. Strut past the doorman into a lobby lounge adorned with Pierre Augustin Rose bouclé sofas, Les Lalanne’s whimsical frog chair and Jean Cocteau plates. Ascend to the rooftop, where the Acropolis mirrors in an infinity pool under the watch of Kois Architects. Dine under starlight amidst jasmine and myrtle. Sleep in suites graced with marble bathrooms and imposing windows, and awaken to a breakfast boasting black truffle hollandaise. At The Dolli, ancient grandeur meets modern allure.

The Dolli
Mitropoleos 49
Athens
Greece

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Mona Athens Central Greece hotel stay

02

Mona Athens

Enveloped within Athens’ pulsating heart lies Hotel Mona, the epitome of chic, minimalist luxury. This stylish 20-room retreat, nestled in the historic Psirri district, sits within a discreet industrial edifice and exudes an air of exclusivity, doubling as a members-only club. The property, a former textile factory, now houses rooms ranging from intimate chambers to spacious suites, all echoing a sexy minimalist aesthetic. While Mona lacks a traditional restaurant, it ensures a generous breakfast spread and a curated in-room dining experience, promising an enchanting journey into Athenian sophistication.

Mona Athens
Kakourgodikiou 4
Athens
Greece

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The Modernist Athens Central Greece hotel stay
The Modernist Athens Central Greece hotel stay

03

The Modernist Athens

Immerse yourself in The Modernist Athens, a haven of local creativity and minimalist elegance nestled in the heart of Kolonaki. The chic silhouette of this reimagined Canadian Embassy dances with brass lights, bespoke marble tables and black leather banquettes, set to a soundtrack curated by Athens DJ Palov. Indulge in innovative cocktails on the Acropolis-gazing rooftop or retreat to monochrome rooms styled with custom furniture and Open Studio Ceramics. Savour a locally-inspired breakfast before exploring the city, guided by the hotel’s knowledgeable team. At The Modernist, discover a vibrant blend of contemporary Athens and mid-century charm.

The Modernist Athens
Ioannou Gennadiou 4
Athens
Greece

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Photography courtesy of The Modernist Athens
Vasi Athens Central Greece hotel stay

04

Vási

Welcome to the Vási, Athens’ stylish abode that mingles nature’s warmth with contemporary finesse. A mere stone’s throw from Monastiraki Square, Vási places you amidst craft boutiques, lively eateries and the rhythm of local life. In each room, the city’s vibrancy paints a unique panorama, a testament to Athens’ timeless beauty. The hotel’s location serves as a launchpad to Athens’ famed treasures; the Acropolis, National Observatory, and revered temples are a jaunt away. Unwind in the tranquil hush of your retreat after vibrant tavern nights, ready for tomorrow’s Athenian adventures.

Vási
Vlachava 5
Athens
Greece

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Photography courtesy of Vási

Ergon House Athens Central Greece hotel stay

05

Ergon House

Ergon House exudes a unique aura of cool sophistication, firmly rooted in Greece’s rich culinary traditions. This four-star hotel, crafted by the inventive Douzis brothers, marries industrial chic with thoughtful design in its 38 rooms and vibrant ground-floor marketplace. Its delectable restaurant and rooftop bar, Retiré, have become an Athens hotspot, resonating with the city’s effervescent energy. An easy stroll from the Acropolis and Syntagma Square, Ergon House isn’t just a place to stay; it’s a modern agora for food and culture connoisseurs seeking the essence of contemporary Athens.

Ergon House
23, Mitropoleos Street
Athens
Greece

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Photography courtesy of Ergon House

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