Electra Metropolis is a 5-star hotel in the heart of Athens, located at the beginning of Mitropoleos Street, a few meters from Syntagma Square. Its professional and friendly personnel, along with the variety of amenities and facilities it offers will ensure your relaxing, comfortable, and luxurious stay.
It consists of 216 suites and rooms that look out either to imposing Acropolis hill or the arresting area of Plaka, the oldest neighbourhood in Athens. The interior of the hotel is dominated by the striking atrium in the center of the ground floor. Electra Metropolis has an inviting cafe, as well as a marvelous restaurant where you can taste the delicious creations of Greek cuisine.
To top it all off, the hotel hosts an impeccable spa facility, where you will have the opportunity to treat yourself to a nourishing and nurturing experience. For night drinks or a light snack, the Roof Garden of Electra Metropolis is one of the best spots in Athens to admire the Parthenon perched on top of the Acropolis hill and the rest of the city.
24h room service
Couples will love:
- You can enjoy a view of Lycabettus Hill while enjoying a swim at the hotel’s luxurious pool on the 10th floor.
- Metropolis Roof Garden will take you on a journey across Greece’s flavor and history.
- The Spa & Wellness Center offers an unmatched pampering experience.
- The hotel is a historical sight itself as you can marvel at the remains of the Themistoclean Wall, which surrounded ancient Athens, in its basement!
About the Location
The central location of the Electra Metropolis hotel is of utmost convenience to all of the hotel’s guests. It is easily accessible by public transportation and it’s also very close to any of Athens’ sights and landmarks.
Electra Metropolis is right next to Ermou Street, the place where most locals and travelers visit for shopping. From the hotel, you can walk to the famous Acropolis Hill and visit the Acropolis Museum right across the street. You can wander around the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka and pass by the Roman and Ancient agora on your way to Monastiraki and Psiri, the districts the locals like to frequent for their nightlife adventures.
There are a number of eating and drinking establishments spread across every inch of Athens, however here are our top recommendations. For the star of Greek street food, souvlaki, opt for ‘Kostas’ found round the corner of the hotel. If you are in the mood for a glass of wine, ‘Heteroclito’ is a stylish and sophisticated wine bar that will give you exactly what you’re looking for. ‘Ella Greek Cooking’ is a contemporary deli shop that serves mouthwatering dishes just 3-minutes away from your door. If a gourmet experience is of interest to you, ‘Ovio’ combines luxury with originality in a completely unpretentious environment.