St George Lykcabettus Penthous
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The luxury penthouse features two bedrooms, one triple and one quad and is perfect for couples on honeymoons or just seeking extra space, families or friends traveling together and for conference attendees who want to be close to the Hilton & Caravel hotels Two full baths and a bright and airy open floor plan which opens out to a second furnished outdoor living room and dining area.
Like all of our homes, you'll love our well equipped American style kitchen, the free WiFi and unlimited international long distance phone service and the full size clothes washer and dryer.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Glyfada 10 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: El. Venizelos International Airport 21 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The open floor plan American style kitchen features steel and granite and our Greek Vacation Rentals signature: the floating island steel table. Great for dining, spreading out large maps and plotting out your day of sightseeing, and also perfect for in home private Greek cooking lessons we can arrange during your stay.
Rest comfortably on our imported Sealy Posturepedic beds, tucked into our high thread count silky bed linens and wrap yourself up in an oversized Egyptian cotton bath towel or bath robe after a relaxing water massage or jacuzzi.
|Further details outdoors|
Although you can explore the historic center and central Athens from our home on foot, guests wanting to hire a rental car for exploring greater Attica can park in the indoor adjacent garage (fee).
Our Acropolis view terrace is the perfect place for a sundowner at the end of the day exploring the ruins and museums. Feel like a relaxing afternoon in the sun, pull up one of our sunbeds and contemplate Ancient Athens while working on your tan!
Don't feel like heading out to explore Athens dining scene? Perhaps you'd prefer to BBQ? We're got you covered.
Rates quoted here are based on 4 guests. Please inquire for rates for larger groups.
Check with us for shopper's specials during January, half term break specials in February as well as military discounts for active military.
We accept most major credit cards, bank wire transfer and for our guests with US checking accounts, we accept personal checks.
Ask about our all inclusive specials for stays of 5+ nights. Package includes round trip airport transfers, a private Acropolis walking tour and your choice of a day trip to Ancient Corinth and Nafplion or Delphi and Ossios Loukas Monastery.
Optional add on activities include foodie walking tours, Greek cooking classes, architectural tours, off the beaten path Athens tours as well as multi-night island and mountain breaks.
***WE ACCEPT PAYMENT IN US DOLLARS***
The Attica region
Explore Attica, Delphi, the Peloponnese, and the islands all from your comfortable home base in Athens. Why both packing and unpacking when you can venture out to the port of Pireaus and catch a flying dolphin to Hydra or Aegina and be back in your own comfortable bed that night?
Delphi is a great day trip, visit the lovely mountain village of Arahova en route - we can even arrange a driver for your trip, or help you reserve a car and do it on your own with our provided maps! The Argoloid peninsula is the perfect day trip for everyone: Archeology, beaches, wineries and great food, make this a day to please everyone, while getting you back to your comfortable Sealy bed that night.
Historical and modern Athens at your feet! While the historical centre is just a 10 - 15 minute walk from the penthouse, en route you will pass the Old Olympic Stadium, Hadrien's Arch and the Temple of Zeus, Syntagma Square and the changing of the guard in from of the Parliment. You can also visit the President and Prime Minister's homes en route to Syntagma, and join the Evzones as they march to their positions in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier!!
Trendy and chic Kolonaki is located just a 10 minute walk from the penthouse, and en route you might want to visit the National Art Gallery, the Byzantine Museum, the War Museum (great for airplane enthusiasts!), the Benaki Museum and the Museum of Cycladic Art.
At your feet is the vibrant Imittou shopping district. A double wide, boulevard type street, with one side pedestrian, is lined with trees and cafes and is the place for an afternoon "volta" with the locals. Two indoor movie houses and two outdoor movie theaters, for summer films under the stars. Cafes and restaurans, great shopping and even three farmer's markets each week make this the perfect home away from home in the centre of Athens.
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12 Jul 2014
"American friendly (electric adapters), walk to Parthenon, great neighborhood."
We booked last minute via SmartPhone. Carole was great to work with as I could not print directions, etc. She set me up with an English driver who was able to located my research destination, the Alex… More
13 Apr 2014
"A Traveler's Dream 'Home Away'"
Carole and Basil are superlative hosts and have created a wonderful home away in this amazingly well appointed two-story penthouse apartment. We were only three, but the apartment can actually sleep several more comfortably. Nadia met us and walked us through all the things we needed to know from kitchen, office amenities, TV and WiFi along with books, games and DVDs. We were left with a lovely gift basket with wine, a loaf of fresh bread and many Greek treats. When we registered, Carole sent a very comprehensive guide to the apartment, neighbourhood and Athens' points of interest - which we gratefully referred to often. It's a super neighbourhood and we would have liked to explore more if our time hadn't been so pre-disposed. Great shopping, cafe's and tavernas. We had a supreme dinner at a local taverna that will remain a secret amongst the Kezios' guests and other lucky people. The beds were wonderfully comfortable and there were plenty of fluffy thick towels, bathrobes and extra blankets. Every room had a balcony and windows on each side of the apartment made for a bright and airy atmosphere. There is a washer and dryer and a selection of Korres (natural Greek) bathroom products along with hairstyling items. Our early morning coffee or evening glass of wine was most enjoyed on the spacious terrace and we had all our meals out there as well. The area is very quiet and safe, yet only two short blocks to the main road where you can grab a quick taxi ride to the Acropolis or Syntagma (under 4€). It is walking distance of 20 - 30 minutes or a shorter trolley ride to town. We took our car at the last minute and did not arrange for parking which we would the next time. One evening we were lucky to get a place close by and one, not so lucky in this popular area - especially late at night - as we were told. We have already referred this apartment to friends. It is clearly a place anticipating a traveller's every comfort. Carole or Nadia are always a phone call away. If anything, it was a little too comfortable and we found our itinerary slipping as we lounged over a second cup of coffee in the sun on the terrace. We will be back for sure.
22 Nov 2013
"What a gem of an apartment!!"
What can I say about this amazing apartment!! It's located in a great area slightly outside of the city center but is very accessible by metro or bus. The apartment is in a great area that is not… More
5 May 2013
"Love Greece and this apartment!"
We stayed at Lykcabettus apartment in April for 8 days. The apartment is perfect for our family of 2 adults + 1 child. It is clean and has everything we need. The location is just superb. We walked everywhere from here. We enjoyed the neighborhood feel of the area and our 6 year old loved visiting the local supermarket as he gets a treat for each visit from the owner :)
Carole, owner of the apartment is very helpful with all the information about the place , neighborhood and tours. We hired a private driver to take us to Penepolese and did the 3 Island tours. We love Greece and would definitely come back again in the future for another visit and will stay again at one of Carole's lovely rental properties.
5 Jan 2013
"Every facility you can think of!"
We stayed in 2 different apartments for our holiday over the new year, this was the first one. A warm welcome with a basket of supplies provided, very, very clean accommodation, with all you will ever… More
11 Dec 2012
"Wouldn't stay anywhere else!"
We had a fantastic time in Athens, and this rental was the perfect home base. We were provided several incredible (and budget friendly!) restaurant recommendations in the area, and everything we wante… More
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