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NJV Athens Plaza

NJV Athens Plaza

Athens, Greece

The glass lobby of the NJV Athens Plaza ushers you from the bustle of Syntagma Square into a quiet, peaceful escape. The hotel is set directly on the square and although the heart of Athens buzzes outside, its spacious reception and lounge area, decorated in neutral tones, is a welcome retreat.

This 180-room property combines modern luxury with functional amenities and plenty of space. Rooms here are more spacious compared with some other centrally located Athens hotels, and large windows and a light decorating scheme palette render them bright and airy.

The Parliament Restaurant, stylish Explorer’s Bar and more casual Plaza Café, provide you with plenty of choice for a drink or meal during your stay. The hotel’s central location gives you many more options within a short walking distance.

OUR RATING: First Class

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OUR OPINION:

A chic, modern property, the NJV Athens Plaza is an excellent choice in a lively central location. We were impressed by the variety of facilities on offer, meaning you have everything at your fingertips.

Rooms

The 180 rooms are decorated in a warm ivory with blue-grey and taupe fabrics and carpets. They’re typically more spacious than rooms in other central Athens hotels, and floor-to-ceiling windows add to the sense of airiness. Rooms look out onto Stadiou or Voukourestiou Street and the square, with some upper-floor rooms offering Acropolis views.

Location

The hotel is set on lively Syntagma Square, which is considered the middle of Athens. The area offers a plethora of shopping and dining options. The top of Ermou Street, which is known for its shopping, is minutes away, and the National Garden is just on the other side of the square.

Food and drink

The Parliament Restaurant is the hotel’s formal dining option, serving a Mediterranean menu in the afternoons and evenings. It doubles up as the breakfast room for a full buffet breakfast in the mornings. The Plaza Café, off the lobby, serves more casual dishes, and a wood-panel bar evokes a vintage ambiance for an evening drink.

Facilities and activities

As a guest, you’re welcome to use the gym and spa of a nearby health club at a discounted rate which is payable locally.

Tour ideas in Athens

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at NJV Athens Plaza as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

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      Ancient Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum

      On this half-day privately guided tour, you’ll uncover the history, significance and function of the Athens Acropolis and its crowning glory, the Parthenon. Your time includes a trip to the Acropolis Museum, where the most highly prized sculptures are on display.

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      Ancient Delphi and Arachova

      Ancient Delphi and Arachova

      An expert guide will lead you around the ruins of ancient Delphi on this full-day tour of one of Greece’s most prestigious archaeological sites. The day ends with a trip to Arachova, a mountain town known for its textiles and cheese.

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    • Athens food lover's walking tour
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      Athens food lover's walking tour

      Athens food lover's walking tour

      Sample fresh pies, succulent olives, traditional souvlaki and sweet desserts on a guided half-day walking tour of central Athens with a local guide. You’ll get an introduction to Greek cuisine and culinary techniques as you visit the city’s finest markets, delis and bakeries.

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