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InterContinental Athenaeum Athens (from $974)

Updated: Dec 10, 2022


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The Athenaeum InterContinental located in the heart of the city, just steps from the center is two miles from the Acropolis and close to Metro stations and the business district of Athens. The scenic Old Town of Athens, Plaka, is just a little more than half a mile away. Ermou shopping area is within a mile. Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is at 14.3 miles away from the hotel.


The Athenaeum InterContinental impressive in its attention to detail, meticulously designed for accommodation, dining and event organization- exudes an unparalleled sense of well-being, and embraces each guest with its characteristic expertise and inimitable refinement. Offeirng the city’s finest spots for a bite to eat and relax, a seasonal swimming pool, I-Spa, and a 24-hour fitness center. A walk through the many corners of the Athenaeum InterContinental reveals its wealth of options in all available services and facilities. A treasure-trove of hospitality in the heart of Athens.


Discover Ancient Greece: from $974 | Five nights | Superior guestroom | special rate | daily breakfast | Poros, Hydra & Aegina Day Cruise | Athens Sightseeing Experience | private transfers, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2022.

Club Floor

Club InterContinental | For those looking for maximum privacy and an exquisite treat, Club InterContinental reinvents itself and offers the Club Lounge to its guests, a stylish space in which a dedicated team will offer exclusive benefits such as personalized welcome experience, separate check-in and check-out, and complimentary breakfast, evening drinks and canapés, and light refreshments throughout the day.

Room Details

Superior and Deluxe Guestrooms | At once timeless and modern. These guestrooms exude an air of classical design elegance within an environment fully outfitted with contemporary amenities and conveniences. A warm, inviting embrace complete with creative touches imparted by the authentic works of art by well-known Greek artists, plush carpets, wood furnishings with exquisite details and finishing’s, leather and soft fabrics in the curtains, slip covers and bed linens. An effortlessly luxurious setting that extends into the bathroom, with its rare Epidaurian marble tiles bringing a lively reddish element of refinement to the space. These spacious guestrooms are ideal for business or pleasure, constitute top-quality accommodation in the tourism infrastructure of the city of Athens. Club Guestrooms | Aristocratic accommodation hospitality with stunning views of the city’s most important historical points of interest, with the Acropolis standing majestically among them. The InterContinental Club Guestrooms boast sophisticated elegance and were designed by French architect Pierre Yves Rochon specifically to meet and fully satisfy the needs of even the most discriminating of guests. Impressive spaciousness, colors reminiscent of Greece, with blue hues pervading, refined wall coverings and fabrics, leather, wood and clear glass. The Club Guestrooms, with personalized services and unrestricted access to the eighth floor Club InterContinental Lounge and its graceful window looking out onto the wonders that stand proud on the rock of the Acropolis opposite, are the privilege of a celebrated few, among them Liza Minnelli, Neil Armstrong, Sean Connery, the Rolling Stones, and all the others who feel like and are distinguished guests.

Suite Details

Suites | The Athenaeum InterContinental is truly welcoming in its every facet. Its impressive suites transport guests to an oasis of calm relaxation and wellbeing. An environment of harmonious coexistence in colors, textures and design, furnishings and decorative elements. The crowning jewels adorning the tastefully refined design of every suite are the authentic works of art by prominent Greek artists: a rare collection of fine art owned by the hotel, which is exhibited throughout in both public and private spaces, as an integral part of the hotel’s inimitable aesthetic. And at the pinnacle of services, receive unrestricted access to the Club InterContinental Lounge for certain luxury suites.

Guest Services

Amenities include a business center, babysitting services upon request, 24-hour reception desk, laundry services, porter and bellman services and housekeeping.


Première | The city’s top restaurant with sweeping views of the Acropolis, Première gazes out onto the city of Athens from its lofty rooftop perch, with exquisite flavors and one-of-a-kind service. Known for its imaginative French-influenced cuisine created from the freshest ingredients the Mediterranean has to offer, and complete with an impressive wine selection coming from both domestic and international vineyards, the Première has a deserved place among the capital’s best restaurants. Cafezoe | A creation of Tony Chi, one of the world’s top contemporary interior design experts, the Cafezoe is known for its design and aesthetics. The city’s richest breakfast buffet is served here, as are local specialties, both à la carte and at the buffet, their fresh, seasonal ingredients and unequivocally tempting variety accompanied by local wines and liqueurs. Poolzoe | From May to October, the clear blue Athenian skies raise temperatures and give the city new haunts and outdoor opportunities for entertainment and relaxation. One of the city’s best options to beat the summer heat: the Athenaeum InterContinental’s poolside restaurant Poolzoe. Irresistible, featuring dozens of cooling refreshments and exotic cocktails, tempting appetizers and mouthwatering desserts, Poolzoe has become the trendy summer retreat of guests and in-the-know visitors. Artlounge | A cozy embrace in the heart of the hotel lobby for a warm sip of fragrant hot chocolate or aromatic coffee, for a whiff of lightly-scented tea accompanied by a delectable slice of Viennese chocolate cream cake. Warm cream tones and discreet, well-placed lighting, bustling yet calm, the Artlounge is the perfect meeting place for a snack or a well-deserved break in the middle of a busy day. During winter evenings, the cafe hosts live piano music for guests’ listening pleasure. Artbistrot | Greek cuisine at its finest, sublime flavors from contemporary international gastronomy and the freshest of products from the fertile Greek land all merge in the relaxed cosmopolitan setting of the Artbistrot in the heart of the hotel. Sit back and enjoy Greek hospitality at its best. Première Bar | Let your gaze wander across to the rock of the Acropolis and take in the wonder of the ancient Greek spirit and the countless capacities of human talent. There, among original works of art, in its gorgeous exterior space or minimalist interior, you will realize that the Première Bar is a luxury you owe to yourself. Tobar | Its back turned to the bustling avenue like a scene from an old silent movie, the Tobar is a creation of Pierre Yves Rochon, the acclaimed interior design architect who specializes in luxury hotels around the world, and painter Stelios Faitakis. Playfully vintage and pop in its approach, it is the perfect backdrop for the hotel’s signature martini, or a cocktail, distinguished malt or wine from the extensive hotel wine list.


Guests will enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, operated from May to September.


I-Spa | Designed in accordance with the principles of minimalism in pure whites and clear glass, the I-Spa offers an oasis of care and wellbeing, leaving your body reinvigorated and relaxed with customized treatments.


Maintain your workout routine in the 24-hour fitness center with Technogym cardio equipment and free weights.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.


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