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Contemporary Living: 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Athens

Crystal
Published Nov 17, 2016

The entirety of Athens is an extravagant open-air museum; the towering ruins of ancient temples display an aged grace and are gentle reminders of the grand history that was rumored to be home to a myriad of mystical goddesses and ancient deities centuries ago.

Stay in modern comfort while still being surrounded by the wisdom of the past with these 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Athens, some even boasting stunning Acropolis views:

1. Panoramic Parthenon views: loft in Plaka (202 USD)

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Built in a unique crescent shape, this Airbnb residence is located on the 7th floor of the building with stunning views of the ancient Parthenon and Acropolis.

Accommodating up to 5 people, choose from the modern double beds available, or opt for the sofa bed for an early bird’s view of the ancient towers basked in the light of dawn.

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Equipped with basic kitchen necessities, cook up a simple meal and enjoy dinner with your friends in the dining area of this hliday rental; the long table ensures that there’s space for everyone!

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Laze on the private terrace while watching the sun set all around you, a perfect end to an amazing day. This gorgeous holiday rental is at the 7th floor of the building. The lift only goes up to the 6th floor so people with mobility issues are advised to choose another Airbnb option.

Panoramic Parthenon loft

Address: Plaka

Price: from 202 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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2. Syntagma studio in Plaka (44 USD)

Lull yourself to sleep in this small apartment spanning just a little over 30 square meters (323 square feet). Decked out in fairy lights, spend a relaxing evening indoors with a light read as the massive views of the Acropolis envelop you into a warm embrace.

The cozy room has just enough space for 2 people. Snuggle up with your partner if you can’t bear to part with them on the spacious single bed, or sink into the sofa bed if you’re looking for some peace.

Syntagma Studio

Address: Plaka

Price: from 44 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. A mesmerizing modern oddity in Kolonaki (112 USD)

Featuring clean and minimal furnishing, this Airbnb loft is mere meters away from modern entertainment facilities such as museums, bars, and various upscale restaurants.

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Wash off your post-flight fatigue in the unique bathroom; with checkered floor tiles and a private skylight opening, you may find yourself nodding off to sleep as the rays of the afternoon sun shine down on you.

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Rest up on the lined queen-sized bed of this holiday rental, meant for 2, after a long day of traveling.

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Head up to the spacious veranda upstairs for a breathtaking view of your neighborhood, even in winter! The external mushroom-type heaters will keep your toes toasty warm even outdoors.

Modern Loft

Address: Kolonaki

Price: from 112 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Wood & stones: small studio in Kolonos (48 USD)

Renovated for modern usage, you can find traces of the old stone house within the walls of this mini studio.

Equipped with basic kitchen necessities, you can whip up a quick breakfast. Enjoy a leisurely meal at the cozy dining area for 2.

Spend a relaxing evening swimming with the dolphins in the seashell-lined bathtub featuring dancing dolphins created by French artist, Christophe Reyre.

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At the end of a long day, sink into the homey sheets with enough space for 2 people. If you have any extra guests, they can sleep in the spacious sofa bed downstairs; both are equally cushy!

Small studio

Address: Kolonos

Price: from 48 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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5. Rooftop studio in Petralona (44 USD)

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Chill out with a good read in hand on the roof terrace of this rooftop studio, with stretching views of old buildings all around you.

Heat up last night’s leftovers in the microwave while waiting for your laundry to dry, and indulge in a homey meal on the picnic-esque folding chairs at the striped tabletop.

Located mere steps away from the couch, the convenient double bed is parked right under the air-conditioner. Say goodbye to scorching hot summer nights in this Airbnb!

Rooftop studio

Address: Petralona

Price: from 44 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Bookworm haven: apartment in Plaka (47 USD)

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Furnished with a minimalist theme in mind, the sleek furniture in this Airbnb apartment draws focus to the staggering collection of books at the front of the room.

Feel free to look through the host’s collection of books, some worn out by age, but still classics and interesting reads. Lounge on the couch as you spend a lazy afternoon in, or you can also make use of the comfortable workstation if you have any urgent emails to attend to.

Take a rest after a long day on the cushy king-sized sleeper. The nightlight beside the bed makes it the perfect spot for your little ones to rest up in too.

Bookworm haven apartment

Address: Plaka

Price: from 47 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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7. A pop of color: apartment in Kolonaki (60 USD)

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Located at the foot of Lycabettus Hill, this holiday rental apartment is decked out in the ultimate palette of feel-good colors bound to brighten up your day!

Lined with floral bed sheets, fall asleep with dreams of summer meadows and bobbing wildflowers while still being huddled in the comforts of your fully air-conditioned room. For extra guests, the sofa can be unfolded into a double bed.

After a refreshing afternoon nap, head out to your little balcony with adorable green planters scattered everywhere. Spend a quiet day tending to the plants, or experience al fresco dining by having your dinner out here.

Colorful Apartment

Address: Kolonaki

Price: from 60 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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8. Minimalistic loft in Exarcheia (72 USD)

Designed by the host, Loulios, the chic interior has fewer than 3 colors used in total! Ornamented with trinkets from his own collection, the entire house has personal touches left behind by Loulios.

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If you find yourself tossing and turning on your first night here, jot down your adventures for the day and plans for tomorrow at the comfortable work space provided.

Choose from the gray single bed for privacy, or snuggle up with your loved ones in the cushy double bed. If you’re bringing any extra guests, you can unfold the sofa in the living room to create a makeshift bed.

Minimalistic Loft

Address: Exarcheia

Price: from 72 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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9. Cheerful apartment in Koukaki (50 USD)

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Found in the oldest neighborhood of modern Athens, find yourself surrounded by tranquility in this small apartment with just enough space for 4.

Adorned with scenic artworks, spend your lazy Sunday afternoons admiring the plethora of art pieces lying around the house and catching up on all the Netflix shows that you’ve missed!

With 2 double beds for you to sink into, you may find it a challenge to get out of bed after a good night’s rest!

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Enjoy a cup of coffee as you read the day’s papers on the outdoor veranda of your Airbnb of choice.

Cheerful Apartment

Address: Koukaki

Price: from 50 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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10. Luxury suite in Monastiraki (112 USD)

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The Parthenon LUxury Suite (PLUS) is situated at the heart of Athens’ historic neighborhood. Built around the panoramic views of ancient establishments, live in the heart of history whilst still having access to modern inventions.

This Airbnb is ideal to enjoy a homemade dinner with the city of Athens beneath your feet.

After a tiring day of exploring, jump into your comfortable king-sized bed with the air-conditioner on full blast, the perfect end to a fulfilling day!

Luxury Suite

Address: Monastiraki

Price: from 112 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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Stunning views all around you

The historical sites of the Parthenon and Acropolis are easily accessible without having to stay in expensive hotels. Opt for an economical option while still keeping the luxurious comforts of home with these Airbnb holiday rentals.

What are you waiting for? Get packing; Athens is waiting for you!

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Crystal is a curious child, who loves exploring Singapore in her free time with a camera in hand. Her street photography subjects often include unaware strangers, uncommon architecture, and...Read more

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