Electra Palace Hotel
LocationThis luxury hotel is situated directly on a picturesque Plaka, at the heart of the old town of Athens; only a few minutes walk from the Acropolis. An array of shops (within 500 metres), lively bars (within 50 metres), various restaurants (within 50 metres) and Syntagma underground station all lie in the immediate vicinity. The famous sights of Athens, such as Syntagma square and the Parliament as well as the commercial district are all easily reached, being just 3 minutes away on foot. Piraeus Airport lies some 10 km away whilst Eleftherios Venizelos Airport is approximately 35 km from the hotel.
Facilities9 junior suites, 10 suites, 16 single rooms and 115 double rooms are located on 7 storeys and can be reached by lift. The reception desk is open round the clock. Amenities available at the hotel include a baggage storage service, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas (no extra charge) allows guests to stay connected. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. The hotel has wheelchair-accessible facilities. There are a number of shops, including a supermarket. A garden provides extra space for rest and relaxation in the open air. Additional amenities include a TV room and a library. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or in the car park. Further services and facilities include a babysitting service, room service, a laundry service, a hairdresser, a coin-operated laundry and a page service. Complimentary newspapers are available. Those who don't want to neglect day-to-day business can make use of the secretarial service.
RoomsRooms are equipped with air conditioning and central heating. Some rooms include a balcony. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed. Children's beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included among the standard features. An ironing set is provided for guests' convenience. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio and WiFi (no extra charge) are provided as well. A turndown service provides guests with additional comfort in the evening hours. Slippers are included. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a bathtub and a whirlpool bath. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided. For extra comfort in the bathrooms, guests are offered cosmetic products. Wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are also available. The hotel has non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentThere are indoor and outdoor pools and a children's swimming area. Guests can treat themselves to refreshing drinks at the poolside snack bar and a relaxing soak in the hot tub. A short break or an entire afternoon on the sun terrace, which features sun loungers and parasols, is time well spent. Sport and leisure facilities at the hotel include a gym and callisthenics. Various wellness options are available at the hotel, including a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam, a beauty salon, massage treatments and hydrotherapy treatments. Parents can unwind while the kids can participate in an entertainment programme full of fun activities.
MealsDining facilities include a non-smoking restaurant, a dining room, a café and a bar. Catering options include bed and breakfast and half board. Breakfast, a lunch Ã la carte and dinner delight guests with culinary treats and a wide variety of dishes. Gluten-free meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request. The hotel also offers snacks.