The Best Pet-Friendly Hotels to Book in Athens, Greece

Multiple pets are allowed at Dorian Inn, which means you can explore Athens hassle free
Multiple pets are allowed at Dorian Inn, which means you can explore Athens hassle free | Courtesy of Dorian Inn Hotel, Athens / Expedia
Ethel Dilouambaka

Planning a holiday in Athens but can’t find a dog sitter? There’s no need to cancel your plans, as the Greek capital has some great pet-friendly establishments where you and your furry friends are more than welcome. From luxurious hotels to more affordable options, here are the best pet-friendly hotels in Athens.

1. Hilton Athens

Suite Hotel, Business Hotel, Chain Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel

Exterior of the modernist Hilton Athens building against a blue sky with trees around it
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Located near the National Art Gallery, Hilton Athens is a splendid pet-friendly Athens hotel where animals weighing up to 34kg are welcome. Besides this great pet policy, the hotel boasts four restaurants, two bars and a huge swimming pool. Treat you and your pet to a nice, relaxing vacation in one of Europe’s oldest cities and return home refreshed and well-rested.

2. The Park Hotel, Piraeus

Independent Hotel

Double bedroom at The Park Hotel with blue and yellow checkered bedding and curtains and tea for two placed on a tray
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Conveniently located in Piraeus, the Park Hotel is a charming little hotel overlooking a small park. Within walking distance of Piraeus port, gateway to the islands, the Park Hotel allows pets of up to 2kg with no additional charge. Only seven kilometers from the city center, the Park Hotel is the ideal accommodation option if you are staying in Athens for a short time before heading to the islands.

3. The Y Hotel, Kifissia


Room at the Y Hotel with a purple rug, a coffee table, a sofa and a door opening onto a terrace
Courtesy of the Y Hotel

For those who don’t plan on staying in the center, the Y Hotel, located close to Kefalari Square is a little haven. Within walking distance to Kifissia shopping center and 10 kilometers from the city center, the hotel welcomes dogs of up to 10 kg and cats for free. Whether you are visiting for a long family vacation or a short weekend getaway, the Y Hotel may be the answer to your dreams.

4. Dorian Inn Hotel, Athens


Twin room at Dorian Inn Hotel with double doors leading to balcony overlooking the city
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Think because you have more than one pet, you cannot travel? It’s time to change your opinion. Dorian Inn Hotel is a central hotel located near Kotzia Square and close to Ancient and Roman Agora where up to two pets are allowed with no extra fee, and cats are also welcome. The hotel includes air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

5. Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens


Double bedroom at Divani Caravel Hotel with clean white linen, sleek furniture and large windows
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A mega hotel located near the Evangelismos metro station, the Divani Caravel has luxurious rooms, suites and even two presidential suites lavishly decorated. Feel like a VIP in this splendid hotel where pets of any size are allowed for 15 euros per pet, per night. With family rooms, a swimming pool, a restaurant and a fitness center, the Divani Caravel may be just the pet-friendly Athens hotel you’re looking for.

6. Athens Gate Hotel, Athens


Dining room at Athens Gate Hotel with glass walls and views over the city
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Very near the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Zappeion, the Athens Gate Hotel is an excellent destination for travellers with pets. With no extra charge for your four-legged buddy, the hotel features vast rooms, wireless internet access as well as a delicious restaurant and bar. And if you are travelling with the whole family, remember that the Athens Gate Hotel includes babysitting and childcare services to its guests. So you too can have carefree family holidays in Athens with your whole household.

7. Hotel Novotel Athenes, Athens


Outdoor swimming pool at Hotel Novotel Athenes with sun loungers, a view of the city and a deck with a waiter serving guests
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If you happen to visit Athens with your pets, don’t hesitate to drop by the Novotel. Located in the heart of the city near Omonia Square and the National Museum of Archaeology, Novotel features rooms where pets are welcome for seven euros per pet, per night. Add to this, two restaurants and a pool and you get the ideal place to stay while in Athens.

8. Hotel Rio Athens, Odisseos


Exterior of the grand Hotel Rio Athens at night
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Discover the authentic charm of neoclassic buildings at Hotel Rio Athens. Located near Metaxourgeio metro station, the hotel houses a delicious restaurant and a lounge room and has no additional fees for dogs under 7 kg. Of course, if you are travelling with Whiskers, rest assured that it will be more than welcome at Hotel Rio.

9. Hotel Chris, Kifissia


Covered seating area leading to garden at Hotel Chris, Kifissia
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Hotel Chris, situated near the shopping paradise of the Mall Athens, the OAKA (Athens Olympic Stadium), and the Golden Hall, features rooms with private balconies, free internet and satellite programming. Welcoming one dog per guest under 15 kg for no additional charge, the hotel also welcomes cats. Bonus point, the hotel has an airport shuttle available 24/7 for an additional fee and on-site parking.

10. Holiday Suites Arnis Street, Arnis


Modern double bedroom with double doors leading to a tiled patio with a table and chairs and stone walls at Holiday Suites Arnis Street
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The Holiday Suites Hotel, located near the Megaro Moussikis metro stop and the Athens Concert Hall, welcomes pets of any size free of charge. This beautiful boutique hotel boasts spacious suites and offers great value for money for visitors to the Greek capital.

If you’re after some affordable options in the city make sure you read our rundown of the best budget-friendly hotels in Athens, bookable through Culture Trip.

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