Athens- Acropolis view, huge veranda (Athens)
Floor No.5(with elevator)
|Cím||Kalypsous, 17561 Palaio Faliro, Görögország|
|Response time||A few hours|
|Calendar updated||3 days ago|
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.
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||336 €|
|Monthly rate for up to 2 guests||1055 €|
|Ár >2 vendégre||6 € /fő/éj extra|
|Maximális tartózkodás||2 hónap|
|Érkezés legkorábbi időpontja||12:00|
|Távozás legkésőbbi időpontja||11:00|
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The stay at Helena's flat was great. We felt welcome and received prompt replies to our questions and requests. Everything is according to the description and the accomodation is equipped with all the things one possibly needs. The neighborhood is safe and several restaurants, cafes and supermarkets are just around the corner. It takes not more than 5 minutes to the subway and all the touristic sites can be reached within two or three stops. I can recommend the accomodation and would stay their again.
Helena and her staff are very homely and polite. Good apartment in a good position. I suggest!!!
Great location. Quiet, calm and clean appartment. Very friendly and supportive hosts, many thanks to Helena and Chrissy. We really enjoyed our visit in Athen.
A good marketing for you is to inform your guests if one of their days are a bankholiday so they can plan their visit and not become dissapointed. For instans we planned to visit Akropolis on 1/5 but it was closed, also the Nationalpark, stores and so on. We were lucky had one day left but if we wouldnt have we had been dissapointed missing Akropolis. Kind regards Liselotte and Sebastian
it was also a great stay in your flat, cosy area, very familiar, it was not like being on vacation but being home. good connection to tram and buses. we enjoyed it very much. Thanks again!!!
We had a good stay in Athens. There are some very strong points and some points for improvement for this accommodation. Overall, I will stay here again in future.
1. Good and very safe location. Just opposite a small park on the main road. Syntagma Square is 20 minutes by walking, or 2 metro stops. Metro station is 5 to 7 minutes away. Bus stop is just outside the apartment.
2. Overall, clean apartment reasonably working appliances.
3. The land lady's mother - Maria greeted us at the apartment. Nice welcome, helpful nature. Spoke good English.
4. Enough street parking only a block away (two streets behind the apartment), if you are planning to have a car to explore the areas outside Athens. You don't need a car to go to Athens center.
Points to improve:
1. There is no toaster in the apartment. There is one sandwich toaster, which doesn't lock properly.
2. The washing machine has all the labels in Greek. It will be helpful if an English operating manual is provided (or a quick operating instruction is given).
3. Water heater (boiler) is a bit weak. Instruction is to switch it off before going to the shower and heat up the water again before the next person goes to shower. Water gets cold quickly, especially if you are last person to go to the shower. I visited in December, but I assume that this is not a problem in spring or summer.
4. Air conditioning in the main room only (which is also a room heater). In the cold season, bedroom room remains a bit cold.
5. There is no instruction given about the public transport. I missed a quick information such as name and location of the nearest metro as well as bus station, how to go to center and different places, a sketch of the area etc. Greeks are friendly and helpful people, so you will find this out by asking people on the street, but it will be easier if the information is provided upfront.
Conclusion: Good and helpful people, good and safe location, reasonably good apartment (a bit old) with all the apparatus. Good value for the money. Will consider to stay there again.
We stayed for 4 nights and all went very well. The apartment is in a great location - we walked everywhere and so didn't need to take the metro or bus at all (apart from the airport to the apartment which is an easy 50 minutes trip). Very large, clean and comfortable and with a large verandah too. The kitchen had everything you needed and cereals had been left for breakfast. We ate breakfast in the comfortable lounge which had a large table so could seat many people. There were books in the lounge and a television so it was very homely. We were met at the apartment and shown how everything worked etc. There is a supermarket nearby and cafes and bakeries 5 minutes walk away - almost opposite the new Acropolis museum. Only one critism - the mattress in one bedroom was not comfortable and sagging slightly. Other than that a great place to stay (and very reasonable too) and we would definitely stay again. Thanks!
The apartment was beautiful - very clean and tidy with everything we needed for our stay. The massage chair was especially welcome after climbing up to the Acropolis!
The location for transport links and for the local supermarket was ideal and the view towards the sea was lovely when the sun was out. Vasillis and Helena were quick to respond to phone calls and email with any queries we had and the airport transfers were a real boon.
Only one small suggestion is that a 'welcome pack' of basics such as milk and bread would have been helpful as we arrived Saturday evening when the shops were closed and they didn't open again until Monday. We would happily have paid extra for this.
However, we had a lovely stay in Athens, all of us found the Greek people to be friendly and helpful wherever we went and we would use Wimdu/ Helena and Vasillis again.
Helena's flat is spacious and comfortable, quiet for central Athens and well-placed for all the major sights and city transport. Very well-equipped kitchen. Lots of useful information. Helpful response to queries. Big balcony but pity about no awning because of carelessness of previous guests. Would warmly recommend
Very good location just South of Acropolis in a neighbourhood full of restaurants and street life. The appartment is rather inexpensive and functional for 2 people.
We used Helena's transfer service from Rafina to the appartment and from the appartment to the airport - and in both cases all was perfect,
Our contact to Helena was excellent and we will use her services again in the future.
We loved Helenas apartment in the heart of Athens, beautiful, large terrace and spacious for us 5 persons. The location ist perfect. Helena and her friends were always very helpful with all our questions, and using their transfer service was great. Thank you for indeed few but interesting conversations.
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