Gay Athens • Hotels

Athens is compact city. Most major sights can be reached on foot, so it makes sense to choose a hotel near the city centre.

We’ve sorted our 2017 Athens hotel recommendations by area:

Monastraki & Psiri

central areas of Athens, within easy reach of the Gazi gay village

Syntagma Square / Plaka

located to the east of city centre; home of the Acropolis and famous historical sites

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Monastraki & Psiri

Hotels in and around the central Monastraki and Psiri districts are well located for exploring the city and are within easy reach of the gay nightlife in the nearby Gazi district.

Near the gay village.

26 Sofokleous Street, Athens | map | distance

8 Good
based on 34 Agoda reviews

Fresh Hotel Athens4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay village. Fabulous design. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 100
2015
Top 25
2016
Top 50

A popular choice on Travel Gay Europe. The stylish boutique hotel Fresh is conveniently located, close to restaurants, shops, attractions, a short walk from FLEX Sauna and within easy reach of the gay scene and nightlife in the Gazi area.

Each modern, soundproof guest room features designer furnishings by the likes of Philippe Starck and Artemide, flat screen satellite TV and free WiFi. Most rooms have a balcony, some with a garden.

Excellent onsite facilities include a restaurant, lounge bar, well-equipped gym, sauna and a rooftop swimming pool with views of the city and the Parthenon.

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Award winner.

O&B Athens Boutique Hotel4 stars

7 Leokoriou Street, Athens | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic - based on 62 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Award winner. Boutique choice. Near the gay scene. Free WiFi.

Located in Athens’ historic centre, the O&B Boutique was awarded “Best City Hotel” in 2012. It is also the most booked Athens hotel on Travel Gay Europe.

Very comfortable guest rooms feature free WiFi, marble bathrooms with spacious showers and soundproofing.  There is a bar and restaurant onsite.

The hotel is a short distance to the Parthenon, the ancient Agora, the Acropolis and just a 2-minute walk from the Thissio metro station.  The gay bars & clubs in Gazi can be reached in 15 minutes on foot.

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Convenient location.

25 Pireos Street, Athens | map | distance

7.6 Good
based on 13 Agoda reviews

Chic Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Stylish rooms. Great value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 50

The great-value boutique Chic Hotel is located within easy reach of the gay village, and just a few steps from gay sauna Ira Baths. The Omonoia metro station is very close, making it easy to explore the city.

Housed in a classic 19th century building, the minimalist-styled, air-conditioned guest rooms feature comfortable beds with Egyptian cotton sheets, free WiFi, digital satellite TV and soundproof windows. Guests may use the nearby Joe Weider gym (for a fee).

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Close to gay scene.

12 Assomaton Street, Athens | map | distance

7.8 Good
based on 31 Agoda reviews

Jason Inn3 stars

Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Fabulous views. Great value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
2016
Top 25

The closest hotel to the Gazi gay nightlife that we recommend. The budget-priced Jason Inn’s location is also great for visiting all the major sites in Athens.

Each of the 57 air-conditioned guest rooms feature satellite TV, fridge, minibar and free WiFi. But it’s the opportunity to enjoy a decent breakfast on the sunny rooftop terrace with fabulous views of the Acropolis that really makes the Jason Inn stand out.

A very popular Athens hotel on Travel Gay Europe.

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Boutique choice.

A for Athens

2-4 Miaouli Street, Athens | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic - based on 89 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Excellent views. Near the gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Contemporary urban boutique hotel in the heart of historic centre.  Great for both sightseeing and gay nightlife, A for Athens features a nice rooftop terrace with panoramic views of the Acropolis.

Each stylish guest room and apartment features free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV, minibar and air conditioning. Some rooms have excellent views of the Acropolis.

The Monastiraki metro station is almost next door to the hotel. From here, the gay nightlife in Gazi is just one metro stop. Gay café bar Rooster and FLEX Sauna even closer.

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Amazing views.

Arion Athens Hotel3 stars

18 Agiou Dimitriou Street, Athens | map | distance

7.9 Good - based on 17 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Amazing views. Modern design. Convenient location. Free WiFi.

Modern boutique hotel in the heart of the city. The affordable Arion Athens features a rooftop terrace with stunning views of the Acropolis and is conveniently located near attractions, shopping, metro station and gay scene.

The hotel offers 50 soundproof, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, satellite TV and minibar. The onsite café on the mezzanine floor serves breakfast each morning.

Gay scene-wise, Arion is a few minutes away from FLEX Sauna and about 20 minutes walk to Gazi gay village.

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Very central.

Plaka Hotel3 stars

7 Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos, Athens | map | distance

8.2 Very Good - based on 25 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Very central. Great for sightseeing. Near Flex Sauna. Free WiFi.

Hotel Plaka has excellent central location overlooking the Acropolis, a short walk from the metro station, and close to Syntagma Square, FLEX gay sauna.

Bright, comfortable guest rooms features free WiFi, satellite TV, mini-fridge and a safe. Many rooms have a balcony with views of the Acropolis. Breakfast buffet is included.

The hotel’s highlight is its rooftop bar with panoramic city views. The friendly staff at the 24-hour reception are happy to provide information on restaurants, day trips and transportation.

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Designer hotel.

Athens Center Square3 stars

15 Aristogitonos Street, Athens | map | distance

7.6 Good - based on 21 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Designer hotel. Central location. Great value. Free WiFi.

A quality boutique hotel, designed by leading Greek architects of the 3SK Group. Located next to one of Athens’ bustling markets, ACS offers stylish rooms with a rooftop terrace overlooking the Acropolis.

Guest rooms are tastefully decorated in bright colours, each with a large window, flat screen satellite TV, free WiFi, fridge and air conditioning. There’s an onsite bar & café.

The hotel is about 300 metres from from Monastiraki Square and its metro station. FLEX Sauna is just steps away.

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Best seller.

Attalos Hotel3 stars

29 Athinas Street, Athens | map | distance

8 Good - based on 65 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Best seller. Central location. Great value for money.

A popular choice with budget travellers. The excellent-value Attalos Hotel is in very central location, within walking distance of major sights and close to the Monastiraki metro station.

Guest rooms are air conditioning and soundproof, with satellite TV and private bathroom. Many rooms have a balcony with views of the Acropolis. Free WiFi and a computer station are available, and the hotel’s rooftop bar offers fabulous city views.

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Syntagma Square & Plaka

Syntagma Square is Athens’ most important square, located near Plaka neighbourhood – home of the Acropolis and many famous tourist attractions.  This area has many public transport links as well as a great selection of hotels.

Electra Palace Hotel Athens
Great for sightseeing.

Electra Palace Hotel Athens5 stars

18-20 North Nikodimou Street, Athens | map | distance

8.4 Very Good - based on 47 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great for sightseeing. Excellent pool & dining. Free WiFi.

Named after a character from Ancient Greek theatre and literature, the Electra Palace has an excellent location in the old town, just a few minutes’ walk from the Parthenon, Acropolis and surrounded by numerous restaurants, shops, cafés, museums and theatres.

The Blue Line Metro station Syntagma is nearby, from which it is just two stations stops to Athens’ main gay scene in Gazi. The same line runs to the airport.

Guest rooms at the Electra Palace feature classic décor and furnishings, and many have a balcony with stunning views of the Acropolis.

The hotel has an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam bath, spa, fully-equipped gym, rooftop garden, urban restaurant and English-style bar.

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Spectacular views.

Royal Olympic Hotel5 stars

28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Street, Athens | map | distance

8 Good - based on 198 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Spectacular views. Fabulous pool. Near the Acropolis. Free WiFi.

Located just a 5-minute walk from the Acropolis Museum, the Royal Olympic Hotel offers stunning views of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Acropolis.

The hotel features a fabulous swimming pool, a rooftop restaurant, bar, gym and a library. Guest rooms and suites are elegantly furnished with free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV and blackout curtains.

The nearby Acropolis metro station (Red Line) is one stop away from the city centre and just three stops from the Gazi gay village.

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Award winner.

Hotel Grande Bretagne5 stars

Constitution Square, Athens | map | distance

8.8 Very Good - based on 13 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Award winner. Great facilities. Near major sights. Free WiFi.

One of the finest hotels in Athens. The multi-award winning Grande Bretagne is located opposite the famous Syntagma Square and within walking distance to the Acropolis and the ancient Agora.

There is a huge choice of restaurants, shops and museums nearby, and the gay bars and clubs in Gazi are just two stations away on the metro.

The hotel has a fabulous rooftop terrace with stunning views, a luxurious spa, sauna, gym, an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and bar.

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Near Syntagma Square.

Central Athens Hotel3 stars

Apollonos 21, Athens | map | distance

8.5 Very Good - based on 182 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Near Syntagma Square. Excellent value. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Located in the heart of the Old City of Plaka, only 200 metres from the Syntagma Square, the great-value Central Athens features a rooftop bar & terrace with stunning views of the Acropolis.

All guest rooms have free WiFi, air conditioning and safe. There is a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage service.

Excellent location and a popular choice on Travel Gay Europe.

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Walk to the Acropolis.

AVA Hotel & Suites4 stars

9-11 Lysikratous Street, Athens | map | distance

9.3 Fantastic - based on 284 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Walk to the Acropolis. Large suites. Boutique choice. Free WiFi.

AVA Hotel has an amazing location in the middle of the historic and exclusive area of Plaka, at the foot of the Acropolis. Major sights are close by, as is a huge choice of restaurants and shops.

The hotel offers a selection of fabulous fully-equipped suites with satellite TV, free WiFi, minibar, a separate living room and kitchenette. There is  a garden, lounge bar and business facilities.

The Gazi gay village can be reached by metro in about 15 minutes.

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Great value.

Hotel Achilleas3 stars

21 Lekka Street, Athens | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 8 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great value. Close to historical sites & shops. Free WiFi.

Budget option in a central yet quiet part of Athens, just a few minutes’ walk to the famous Syntagma Square and the Acropolis.

Hotel Achilleas’ cosy air-conditioned guest rooms feature free WiFi, satellite TV and a minibar. There are plenty of restaurants, cafés and shops nearby.

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other areas

Gay-popular.

Radisson Blu Park Athens4-5 stars

10 Alexandras Avenue, Athens | map | distance

7.4 Good - based on 38 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Gay-popular. Excellent pool & dining. Free WiFi.

Set on the boundaries of the city centre (Fields of Mars), the Radisson Blu Park features sophisticated rooms with designer furniture, free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV and minibar. Many rooms have great views over the park.

During the summer, the St Astra Blue Roof Garden offers a swimming pool and a cocktail bar with panoramic city views. There are two more restaurants onsite, a trendy café and a gym.

The hotel is located close to the National Archaeological Museum. The nearby Victoria metro station provides fast connections to the Gazi gay village and the sights.

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Modern luxury.

Hilton Athens4-5 stars

46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens | map | distance

8.4 Very Good - based on 54 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Modern luxury. Excellent gym & pool. Near the gay scene.

Located in the commercial district, the Hilton Athens is surrounded by upmarket shops and transport links. From the nearby Evangelismos metro station it is just a few stations stops away from many of the best sights and gay bars in the Gazi area.

Excellent facilities include three swimming pools, a gym and sauna.  Many guest rooms have fabulous views of the Acropolis or Mount Lycabettus.  WiFi is free in public areas.

The hotel has several restaurants and the ultra-trendy rooftop Galaxy Bar that overlooks the Acropolis deserves a special mention.

features bar, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Modern design.

Novus City Hotel4 stars

23 Karolou Street, Athens | map | distance

8.3 Very Good - based on 31 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Modern design. Near the Gazi gay village. Great value. Free WiFi.

Urban and stylish hotel, located just outside the city centre, but within easy reach of major attractions. The Gazi gay nightlife is about a 15-minute walk away, but Ira Baths sauna is nearby

Comfortable guest rooms feature a colourful, contemporary design, with soundproofing, free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV and a balcony with great views.

The hotel’s rooftop terrace and swimming pool have fantastic views of the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill. Excellent value for money.

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