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Acropolis View Alpha Plus Penthouse

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay
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Acropolis View Alpha Plus

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 18 reviews

  • Penthouse
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

This stunning and fully furnished 2, 3 or 4 bedroom, 3 or 4 bathroom vacation rental underwent a complete renovation in 2006, and now features two large, spacious bedrooms, plus an optional "lock-off" studio suite with its own private full bathroom.

The master bedroom sleeps 3 guests in one King and one Twin size bed. The en suite bathroom features a spa style hydromassage shower, and jacuzzi style whirlpool tub. The fireplace bedroom sleeps 4 guests in one Queen and two Twins, and offers plenty of closet space as well as direct access to the wraparound balcony.

The lock-off studio offers an additional Queen bed for two guests, a private bath with spa hydromassage shower, a pullman kitchen with coffee maker, and direct access to our stunning terrace.

The fully furnished gourmet kitchen is equipped for anything from quick breakfasts to full Greek feasts. Our guests enjoy the numerous small appliances and full size dishwasher, as well as the full size clothes washer

This stunning and fully furnished 2, 3 or 4 bedroom, 3 or 4 bathroom vacation rental underwent a complete renovation in 2006, and now features two large, spacious bedrooms, plus an optional "lock-off" studio suite with its own private full bathroom.

The master bedroom sleeps 3 guests in one King and one Twin size bed. The en suite bathroom features a spa style hydromassage shower, and jacuzzi style whirlpool tub. The fireplace bedroom sleeps 4 guests in one Queen and two Twins, and offers plenty of closet space as well as direct access to the wraparound balcony.

The lock-off studio offers an additional Queen bed for two guests, a private bath with spa hydromassage shower, a pullman kitchen with coffee maker, and direct access to our stunning terrace.

The fully furnished gourmet kitchen is equipped for anything from quick breakfasts to full Greek feasts. Our guests enjoy the numerous small appliances and full size dishwasher, as well as the full size clothes washer and dryer.

A computer is provided to help you keep in touch with loved ones who you haven't brought along, or simply use our free high speed wireless internet connection with your own laptop to check email and surf the internet for the most up to date information on the tourist attractions in Athens and beyond. Stay in touch with friends and family in the US, Canada, the UK, France and Italy too, with free unlimited international long distance phone service!

After a day at the archeological sites, relax on the roof terrace with an ouzo and some mezedes while the sun sets over the Acropolis. After dark, explore the nightlife along Imittou or in Kolonaki, or even take a taxi down to the waterfront to join the locals as they stroll along Falero Harbor.

Are you a night owl? Athens at night begins late, and if a Greek nightclub is in your plans, our residential downtown neighborhood offers several options.

If you have brought along the kids, perhaps you prefer the movies? We are across the street and next door to two indoor theaters, and just a few blocks from two outdoor theaters where you can picnic under the stars while watching the latest releases. Lucky for the English speaking crowd, most new releases are in English, with Greek subtitles!

Do you want to hear first-hand from other guests how fabulous our homes are and why you should stay? See our reviews under our group listing number 146296.

Further details

Minimum stay 3 consecutive nights, although occasionally we may find ourselves with a hole in our calendar, so feel free to ask about 2 night stays, but please, do not be upset if we just cannot offer it.

We do require that the primary renter of our property be 25 years or older, and valid ID and major credit card are required.

We accept payment by most major credit cards as well as bank wires and, from our US guests, personal checks on US bank accounts when booked more than 60 days in advance of arrival.

Further details indoors

The main apartment has two bedrooms, sleeping a total of 7 guests in bedrooms. TWO optional lock off studios add a third bedroom and bathroom and a fourth bedroom and bathroom, making this stunning penthouse the perfect home for family on holiday and a real bargain for 3 or 4 couples travelling together - each has their own bedroom and bathroom, with added bonuses not found in any of Athens finest hotels - This penthouse is the PERFECT hotel alternative.

BE SURE TO CLARIFY THE NUMBER IN YOUR PARTY SO WE CAN ENSURE THE NUMBER OF BEDROOMS AND BATHROOMS.

Please note that this is not a shared accommodation. If you have not booked the lock off studio, no one else will occupy it.

Further details outdoors

Our Acropolis View terrace is point central for our relaxing guests. Relax in the outdoor living room overlooking the Parthenon and the Acropolis along with the rest of the city skyline or fire up the bbq for a mixed grill or traditional Greek "paidakia" (lamb chops!). Catch some rays on one of the sunbeds or enjoy a frappe or glass of wine in the late afternoon. And although we have a fully stocked kitchen, if you don't feel like cooking there's lots of options for food delivery so you can enjoy a prepared Greek feast al fresco.

Location description from owner

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.

Plaka, Athens

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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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed Single Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Double Bed Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 3 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Fax machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Carole H
Response rate:
75%
Calendar updated:
27 Aug 2016
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Penthouse has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 29 Oct 2007. Located in Athens, it has 18 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1875 to £3243.

The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 Aug 2016.

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“Family and friends loving Athens”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2015

Our five night stay in the Acropolis View A&B was wonderful. All thirteen of us were very comfortable with the accommodations. We travelled from the United States and for the first time that all 13 of us have been together considering that we reside in Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV and Houston, TX. We all enjoyed the city of Athens, the culture, the locals and of course the food! The penthouse is located near the center of Athens that it was easy to get to the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Temple of Zeus, and the old Olympic Stadium as well Plaka (souvenir shopping). I have extended family that lives in Greece so it was easy for us to get together. I want to thank Carole and Basil for taking the time with all the questions I had prior to arrival as well as thank Nadia for her help while we were staying at the penthouse. Nine of my travelling group visited Greece for the first time and they enjoyed it so much that they want to return. Thanks again for a wonderful experience from beginning to end from all of us. Tom.

Tom, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in our penthouse and glad that we could help make your trip a success. We look forward to welcoming you, your family and friends back to Athens on a future visit.

“FANTASTIC PLACE!!”

Reviewed 2 May 2014

My family and I are talking with my in laws to go in Greece for a trip as we have some cousins overthere. Having two young children (8 an 5) we decide to rent a flat in stead of going in a hotel. The contact and the level of reactivity and professionalim of Carole (the owner) have been amazing i have to say. She put us in teh best condition to feel confident at teh time to sign our rental contract. What can I say about the flat...it is just perfect...the view from the rooth is crazy, the location is perfect, anything you need in terms of food, shopping, taxi, bus....is down the stair. I only can add that the pictures appearing on TripAdvisor are far below the reality. The flat is 100 times nicer in real!! :-) Also, special thanks to Nadia (the local manager) who is always ready to help if you have any question. A BIG THANKS FOR THE FANTASTIC SOUVENIRS WE WILL KEEP FOR EVER AFTER OUR STAY IN YOUR GREAT APPARTMENT!

“Don't bother to look at anything else.”

Reviewed 30 Oct 2013

The apartment: Large, spacious & has everything & anything you could need from cooking utensils to large fluffy towels. Alpha Plus is on the 6th floor & shares the entire top floor with another apartment (the Beta- which is also very nice). The only thing above you is the gorgeous roof top deck. The apartments is located on a busy street. However, the owner does have another apartment that is on a pedestrian street if you are not interested in street noise. The pictures do not represent the apartment- it is considerably nicer!! The location: Direct access to many restaurants, shops & quaint cafes right outside the front door. You are away from the touristy area @ the Acropolis which allows for a more authentic Athens experience. It is about a 30 minute walk from the Acropolis. If you would rather take a cab- they are everywhere & cost $5 one way. The owners: Warm personable & genuinely want you to have a great experience. Nadia- the property manager lives 2 block away & is very helpful & knowledgeable about the area. Carole, the owner was honest & quickly responded to all/any requests. When I ask Carole for her recommendation regarding which apartment to rent- she called the Alpha the "wow" apartment. I definitely agree.

“The apartment was even better than the pictures.”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2013

The apartment was spacious. Our family of 6 had PLENTY of room. The owners make you feel as if you are at home. They provided great tips, maps and neighborhood restaurants. I would definitely recommend this to friends looking for a place to stay in Athens

“Excellent Accommodations and Tour Assistance”

Reviewed 21 Jun 2013

10 of us stayed at the Acropolis Alpha Plus apartments in June of 2013. We found the apartments absolutely perfect. They were immaculate upon our arrival and everything was explained to us by Carole and Nadia(?). Lots of room for our group and everyone commented on how nice they were. It was very nice to come back at the end of the day, sit on either the balcony or the rooftop terrace and just relax with a glass of wine. Fantastic experience. Also big thanks to Carole for arranging our tours, they were superb and went exactly as expected. Overall the Athens experience was fantastic and it was all due to Carole and her willingness to help. If we go back to Athens, I will definitely be speaking with Carole again. Thanks so much!!!!

“We had an amazing time, in this fabulous home!”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2013

Words cannot describe how perfect this home is. We enjoyed our stay very much, the house has everything you need, it is very well appointed to accomodate a large family. The terrace is amazing, the views are spectacular, and Carole was amazing, she always answered my Emails right back, when we got there she gave us recommendations on dinning options and always made sure we were taken care off, she arranged all transportation and tours. Cannot wait to go back to Athens and stay at this amazing place.

“The best place for vacation”

Reviewed 30 May 2013

The apartment is incredibly nice,the view for the terrace is amazingly beautiful,especially at night since you can see the entire well lit Acropolis from the distance.We are extremely happy with the apartment in terms of functionally design and modern equipments.That was the best decision to rent the apartment.

“All the comforts of home in a great location”

Reviewed 25 Oct 2012

The rooftop garden with barbecue, views of sunrise/sunset was tops. The kitchen supplies were good and the welcome treat basket a nice touch. Plentiful, comfortable seating. Beds very comfortable. Bathrooms clean and supplied with products. Bathrobes available. It was great to have Wifi access and free use of the phone to call home. Another plus was the wash machine/drier.

“Sensational Apartment”

Reviewed 10 Jun 2012

Apartment was great. Every detail for a seamless holiday had been covered by Carole and her team including drivers, tour guides & apartment manager. We travelled as a family group of 10 and had both the Alpha and Beta apartments that we're joined by a small corridor.

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