Athens- Acropolis view, huge veranda (Athens)
Floor No.5(with elevator)
|Address||Kalypsous, 17561 Palaio Faliro, Greece|
|Response time||A few hours|
Last floor accessed by elevator & stairs
An open plan studio with
1 Terrace with view of Athens -Acropolis
1 room with double bed &
1 double quality sofa bed
1 fully equipped small kitchenette
1 home cinema and open air cinema
1 electric barbecue in the veranda
Washing machine available in another floor.(no cost)
Bed linen and towels are provided
Free Wi-fi, Air condition, TV, hair dryer, iron etc
We can provide baby cots if you want to travel with kids.(max 2 babies)
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- A Top floor Studio, with a veranda that has fantastic overview of Athens & the Acropolis
- Fast/easy access from/to Piraeus port (8 minutes) & Airport
- No charge for babies up to 1 year old. Free baby cot & chair.
- Air condition system with inverter technology (Coolin & heating)
- Home cinema ,open air cinema & barbecue.
- Discover the real Athens, enjoy sunset & night life in Flisvos Park & Marina
- Airport /port transfer is available upon request.
- We offer BASIC ingredients to prepare by yourself your breakfast (coffee,tea,sugar,cereals,)
- 98% satisfied guests. We are the most experienced hosts in Athens. We have hosted over 4.000 people from 36 countries.
- No extra cost, and no need for deposit
- We communicate in 6 languages. English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Turkish
The entire top floor studio is at your exclusive use. An open space 35 sq meters. comfortable,clean, private studio with bathroom (shower), hot water 24/hours, cooking facilities, fridge, Satelite TV WI-fi,e.t.c. On the veranda you can have a barbecue under the Athenian sky, while enjoying full Acropolis view and thus maximize your Greek experience.
We try to be environmentally friendly , so we have solar heating and bed sheets/towels are washed with ORGANIC detergent .
The entire apartment and its amenities are at your exclusive use.
There are 2 options to reach the apartment.
1) Private transfer (extra cost). Arriving or leaving after midnight? No problem!
2) Arriving by your self and meet you at the apartment. This option is available for arrivals between 7 in the morning till 11.30 in the night.
Interaction with Guests
By making a reservation with us, you are getting access to many suggestions for tours or accommodations, in many islands and places of interest all over Greece.
We are a Swiss- Greek family and speak Greek, French, English, German, Spanish, Italian
Our first aim is to get to know new people and make new friends...we are waiting for you!We welcome any question that will help you organize your trip.
Palaio Phaliro , probably is the most beautiful area of Athens and you have the opportunity to discover the real city of Athens and not just the typical touristic areas.The house is next to the city center, ideally situated between Athens historical center and Piraeus port.Our area is a very popular choice for Athenians for swimming , walking and dinning.House is 12 minutes walk from the beach, the magnificent seaside walk of P.Faliro and the newly build marina of Flisvos where you can choose among, our unique open air cinema, coffee shops, bars and restaurants, while enjoying beautiful sunset over Castella Hill (see photos)
As our area is next to the sea, it is a little bit cooler compared to the center of Athens,during the summer and away from demonstrations and traffic jams. Our neighborhood is quiet and absolutely safe with no parking problem in case you rent a car.
Furthermore, within 2 minutes walk from the house you can choose from a vast variety of restaurants , supermarkets, bakery, pharmacy e.t.c. . For sailing lovers, you are just 3 km away from the 2 Athens main marinas, where you can start your trip to Aegean sea.
DISTANCES- CAR- PUBLIC TRANSPORT-
BY CAR - 32' minutes. If you like we can arrange pick up service at a friendly price
BY BUS - Minimum 90' min. Athens centre IS QUITE FAR from the airport. Easy access with express bus X96, that runs 27/7 (55 minutes) plus walking.
BY METRO & TRAM Minimum 2 hours.
BY CAR - 8' minutes. If you like we can arrange pick up service at a friendly price
BY BUS & METRO - Minimum 25' min (depending on the island, walking to the ferry can add up to 30 minutes extra time) . Bus Stop in front of the house.
BUS -13-17 minutes to the Acropolis, Plaka or the centre. Bus stop in front of the house
TRAM is more easy and frequent but slower, takes 38 minutes to reach the same places. Tram advantage is that during weekends operates 24 hours.
TAXI for Acropolis/centre takes 6-8' minutes
BEACH – MARINA
Walking distance 10 – 20 MINUTES
Other things to note:
Families friendly, gay friendly, lesbian friendly, single women travel friendly, Senior travellers friendly, pet friendly.
After your booking , we are sending to your email, a document with all the different options of reaching the apartment and a map of the area.
YOU NEED TO TELL US IN ADVANCE YOUR ARRIVAL TIME IN ORDER TO GET THE KEYS. CHECK IN TIME NEEDS TO BE ARRANGED IN ADVANCE.
House rulesWe want you to feel like home but please keep in mind that there are things, habits and house standards that might be completely different from the ones that you have in your country. For example almost no one in Greece is owning a cloth dryer, king size bed or English type toaster.
Be prepared to experience Athens the authentic way...the way we do!
Guests are requested to deposit their trash regularly (and certainly prior to their departure) in the grey colored trash collection containers in the street. Please recycle. The blue containers in the street are for recycling materials.
We expect from our guests, prior to their departure to clean their dishes and leave the kitchen as clean as they found it. In case that you do not wish to clean your dishes or you do not have time to do it, you can leave 14 euros in cash in the kitchen for the cleaning lady.
Thank you for helping us save the environment and the Greek seas. No paper towels, kleenex or feminine products to be flushed in toilet.
With every stay regardless the length of stay, we offer 2 rolls of toilet paper
4) Respect the neighbors. Please restrain from making loud noises between 02.30 pm-5.30 pm and 11.00 pm -08.00 am.
5) This is a NON smoking apartment. Smoking is allowed only in the Veranda.
6) Towels are provided but they are not to be used as a bath mat , or to remove make up.
7) Please lock with the key the entrance of the building after 10 in the night.
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE
By making this reservation, you accept that this not a hotel. This is a house and you are a guest. The host cannot be held responsible for any accidents or injuries that occur to guests on the premises.
Guests are held responsible for their own actions if they break the law. Use of drugs inside the apartment is prohibited. The Greek law covers this agreement and any civil difference should be held in Athenian courts.
|Weekly rate for up to 2 guests||$ 240 US|
|Monthly rate for up to 2 guests||$ 830 US|
|Price for > 2 guests||$ 9 US per guest/night extra|
|Maximum nights||2 months|
|Check-out before||11 AM|
Reviews of this property
June 2015: Nice and modern apartement in a central place. Bus stop, supermarket and port or beach nearby. No problem to find it and to meet Helena or her husband. They are very good organized, flexible and can give you some information. Car parking is also possible. Good air condition. Not so quiet from the traffic in the night and the little kitchen is without water, you have to take it from the bathroom nearby. We can recommend the apartement.
We stayed here five days and have certainly enjoyed it. A nice apartment, with magnificent views over the city. The apartment is complete in terms of facilities. It includes among others a sandwich iron, good wifi, kitchen appliances and a beautiful large balcony. The apartment is located in a suburb of Athens, but with the tram and metro denotes to the center. Taxis are affordable (between 6 and 12 euros) and they drive around in abundance, so easy to keep. The neighborhood, where the apartment is also a nice neighborhood. With many cafes, bistros and restaurants. (The fish restaurant across the street, I also highly recommended).
The only downsides are that the bed was a bit hard and the apartment was not properly cleaned.
All in all, I can definitely recommend this apartment.
Wij zijn hier vijf dagen verbleven en hebben er zeker van genoten. Een mooi appartement, met een prachtig uitzicht over de stad. Het appartement is compleet qua voorzieningen. Het bevat oa een tosti ijzer, goede wifi, keuken apparatuur en een prachtig, groot balkon. Het appartement is gelegen in een buitenwijk van Athene, maar met de tram en metro zit je zo in het centrum. Ook taxi's zijn goed betaalbaar (tussen de 6 en 12 euro) en ze rijden in overvloed rond, dus makkelijk aan te houden. Het wijkje waar het appartement in staat is tevens een gezellige wijk. Met veel cafeetjes, bistro's en restaurants. (het vis restaurant aan de overkant ik ook echt een aanrader).
De enige minpunten zijn dat het bed wat hard was en het appartement niet netjes schoon gemaakt was.
Al met al kan ik dit appartement zeker aanraden.
Sorry for giving my feed back this late....... it was a great stay in your flat, that's the opinion of all the 4 of us. cosy area, very familiar, it was not like being on vacation but being home. many thanks for all the extra information we got from you like restaurant tips. We will come again to this flat next time in Athens. Thanks again!!!
My stay in Athens was wonderful. The shuttle service from the airport was impeccable: on time and quick. The terrace is a highlight not to be missed. The view is breathtaking. There are a lot of tavernas and shops nearby (butcher, bakery, Spar supermarket). The tram is 5 minute walk away, the beach 10 minutes. Vassili and Helena are wonderful hosts and very helpful. You can ask them anything and they have a lot of insider tips about Athens and other places in Greece. I would stay with them again any time. Thank you for an unforgettable stay.
The accommodation is a private location simple, clean and complete studio with wifi, tv, air conditioning, etc., on the fifth floor in a residence with four apartments and nice lift. Location in southern district of Athens. A beautiful terrace overlooking Athens. In the distance is the Acropolis visible. The sunrise is to enjoy. From bed The care is excellent. Good, friendly, informative and easily accessible and reachable host. Lots of information about opportunities in and around Athens present. Public transport with a 24/7 week card, accessible to all bus, tram and metro lines, is excellent € 14). Bus stop around the corner. Private transfers can be arranged through the host. Opposite the studio on ground floor a simple but well-attended and popular restaurant for a hot meal. Vegetarian regulate. Fruit, bread, vegetables, etc., all available around the corner. For a real dinner, there are plenty of other restaurants nearby.
This studio is definitely recommended.
Het onderkomen is een privé gelegen eenvoudige, schone en complete studio met wifi, tv, airco, enzovoort, op de vijfde verdieping in wooncomplex met vier appartementen en mooie lift. Ligging in zuidelijke wijk van Athene. Een mooi ruim terras met uitzicht over Athene. In de verte is de Akropolis zichtbaar. De zonsopkomst is vanuit bed te genieten. De verzorging is prima. Goede, vriendelijke, informatieve en makkelijk toegankelijke en bereikbare host. Veel informatie over mogelijkheden in -en rondom Athene aanwezig. Openbaar vervoer met een 24/7 weekkaart, toegankelijk voor alle bus, tram en metrolijnen, is uitstekend €14). Bushalte om de hoek. Privé vervoer kan via de host geregeld worden. Tegenover de studio op begane grond een eenvoudig maar goed bezocht en populair restaurant voor een warme maaltijd. Ook vegetarisch te regelen. Fruit, brood, groente, enzovoort, allemaal om de hoek verkrijgbaar. Voor een echt diner zijn er genoeg andere restaurants in de buurt.
Deze studio is zeker aan te bevelen.
Helena & Vassilis are that kind of hosters that one would like to meet ever. Very attentive and caring. The Studio is very comfy and you can find yourself as if you were at your own home -every detail is taken into consideration. Lovely terrace to spend there a few time sunbathing.
Let there be No doubt this was a 5 ***** Experience! Let me first say that your hosts are well traveled and know exactly how you may feel when you first arrive with a million questions. Not only do they take the time to listen and learn what you want to do, they even offer you great ideas and the must see places complete with a map, budget friendly transportation suggestions, and a wonderful packet of info that will become your best friend. To further give you an additional picture of your thoughtful hosts, imagine your first day out & about in the beautiful city of Athens and you receive a text message or a phone call, your choice, asking you if you need anything, are you finding your way around OK, or the old is everything all right? Ladies & Gentleman that is Class & an Awesome Feeling. Your hosts go above and beyond to ensure that You are the Queen or King and they will do everything they can to make sure you enjoy your vacation. Moving on to the flat that has it's very own private entry, this really becomes your home away from home. You have several super markets, cafes, restaurants, banks etc, all with in 2-10 minute walk from your door step. You will appreciate having your own Private home with a private bathroom, Safe, Clean, Quiet, and all the extra comforts at NO additional costs, such as your own personal air conditioning, international cable TV, a huge list of DVDs or video movies, a refrigerator, microwave, a hot kettle, etc. Let me not forget the lovely large balcony that you will enjoy IMMENSELY! Your Private balcony offers you incredible views of the city of Athens. You get to enjoy the beautiful safe balcony surrounded by an array of plants. Imagine an evening sipping a glass of wine sampling the lovely Greek cheeses & crackers under the stars sitting around a large teak table or just laying back in the comfy arm chairs with the lights dimmed low with some quiet background music, while you and whom ever is lucky enough to join you, really get to enjoy the stellar views of the city of Athens by night! If you want to take advantage this Gem in the heart of Athens do book quickly & early. The calender does tend to fill up quite rapidly. I am pleased to say your hosts are dynamite in getting back immediately. Cheers and Happy Traveling!
This was a 5* experience! Amazing professional, with a personal touch, service. Starting from the very moment i booked the place, when i received to my email, a couple of documents, with suggested places to visit and useful info and sites, to organize my trip to Greece. Saved me a lot of hours searching the web. Yes, do use Helena’s & Vassilis’s suggestions and transportation services. It will save you money and time, plus you got information that no book will offer to you and see Greece through locale’s eyes. The studio is exactly as it is described. Magnificent view of Athens from the veranda (especially during the night, Acropolis is fantastic), ideal to reach port or airport, next to the sea, just outside the center of Athens. A small tip. In Athens centre, takes place almost every other day a strike or demonstration. Consult your hosts about them, otherwise you will find yourself in front of the doors of a closed museum. For the same reason, i was happy that i did not booked something in the centre as the noise, the traffic jam and the blocked streets was something that i did not want to experience. The studio is private, has a new mattress, great free, fast wi fi internet, basic cooking facilities, but i do not think anyone should stay inside and cook, with such great restaurants nearby the house or the shops next to the sea at Marina. A nice surprise was a couple of interesting museums next to the house. I would like to thank Vassilis for insisting to visit them. Also our hosts helped me realize, that using Athens as a base i can visit a lot of places around it with 1 day excursions (islands, Nafplion, Sounio – a must visit-) (Vassilis is a perfect combination of safe driver and guide….thank you for the music tips!). All in all, the studio is great for up to 3 adults, but your hosts are amazing. Thank you Helena & Vassilis for helping me to make the most from my trip. I will be back to make the sailing tour you told me about!
Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit und waren überrascht von der Professionalität und Herzlichkeit unserer Gastgeber. Wir fanden in den Räumlichkeiten eine Mappe mit vielen nützlichen Tipps zu Kultur, Sehenswürdikeiten und allen anderen wichtigen Info´s zu unserem Aufenthalt. Uns wurden persönliche Wegbeschreibungen, Empfehlungen und viel Wärme entgegen gebracht.
Und oben drauf, hatten wir unsere eigene schöne Wohnung mit zu Hausegefühl.
Danke Helena und Vassily
merci a Héléna et Vassilly pour leur gentillesse et leur attention qui nous ont permis de passer de délicieuses vacances. ils sont un couple qui ne demande qu'a ètre connu pour ceux que le Grèce attire , un séjour dans leur charmant petit appartement à deux pas de toutes sortes d' intéressements , très propre , calme , (merci pour le papaki , qui nous a permis de sillonner dans tout Athènes ) vous ferons passer feront passer des moments qui vous resterons gravés . l'impatience nous gagne déjà de vous revoir l'année prochaine . merci également à Krissa pour le chaleureux accueil ... ahhhh ! la Grèce , quel beau pays à qui c'est le regarder .A bientôt .
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