After a long day of sightseeing in the Greek capital, the best way to refresh yourself is to take a dip in a swimming pool or in the sea. Although Athens has its splendid Riviera, choosing a hotel in the centre for convenience means long taxi rides to the beach. The best alternative is a rooftop swimming pool, so you can take in the views as well. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up the top hotels with rooftop pools in Athens, all bookable with Culture Trip.
Conveniently located near Omonia square on Pireos street, the Dorian Inn Hotel is a relaxed and friendly hotel. Besides its central location and great breakfast, its bonus point is undoubtedly the rooftop pool, from where you can enjoy uninterrupted views over the city, an ideal spot to relax from the ancient city’s hustle.
Located in the centre of Athens, the four-star Novotel, with its rooftop pool, is another place to refresh yourself after a long day exploring the city. You can even have your dinner in the rooftop restaurant, which enjoys majestic views of the Lycabettus hill, and the Acropolis.
Set in the heart of Plaka, the Electra Palace Hotel is an elegant hotel with classic décor set in historic buildings. The outdoor pool, perched on the fifth floor of the hotel is set to be an urban oasis. Offering views of Plaka and the Acropolis, the pool features a bar where you can relax at the end of the day.
Wyndham Grand Athens
Wyndham Grand Athens is an underrated hotel near Metaxourgeio. While this may not be a popular area in the city, the hotel is worth a try. Especially the rooftop, with the restaurant/bar Above, which serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine and has views from the Acropolis, the Lycabettus hill and all the way to the Saronic Gulf. The pool next door may be your next favorite place, as you settle comfortably on your deckchair under the stars.
Offering luxury rooms and suites in Athens, the Divani Caravel Hotel is located in the Evangelismos district, near the eponymous metro station. Knowing how to mix elegance and luxury, the hotel has several facilities worth noting, including its indoor/outdoor pool with views over the city and its many bars and restaurants. Let your stress melt away with views over the Acropolis and the Lycabettus hill and enjoy a relaxing drink poolside.
Looking for more hotels in Athens? Experience the five-star treatment at one of Athens’ top-rated luxury hotels, or relax and unwind with a stay at one of the best spa hotels in the Greek capital, bookable with Culture Trip.
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