Where to stay near Athens?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,647 house rentals near Athens. From 1,975 apartments to 445 houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Athens for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Athens?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Athens:

  • New Kypseli: 142 vacation rentals
  • Psyri: 588 vacation rentals
  • Ampelokipoi: 427 vacation rentals
  • Attiki: 433 vacation rentals
  • Ano Patisia: 103 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Athens?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Athens. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Acropolis: 2,696 home rentals
  • Monastiraki Flea Market: 2,697 home rentals
  • Athens Gallery: 2,695 home rentals
  • Eleftherios Venizelos Museum: 2,698 home rentals
  • Athens Central Market: 2,684 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Athens listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Athens?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,975 apartments in Athens. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Athens include:

  • Houses: 445 lodging choices
  • Villas: 135 lodging choices
  • Studios: 26 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including condos and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with free wifi in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with free wifi among our 430 vacation homes with free wifi available in Athens.

    Historic Athens will entice you

    Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Athens. This city's cafés, shopping and local tours draw many visitors. Acropolis Museum, Odeon of Herodes Atticus and Benaki Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

    Activities and attractions in and around Athens

    Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Athens has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Filopappos Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Attica Zoological Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
    • Lycabettus Theater (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Pandrossou Street Market (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Athens National Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Dora Stratou Dance Theatre (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Athens

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Athens is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Filopappos Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Mount Lycabettus (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Syntagma Square (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Athens National Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Aristotle’s Lyceum (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Pedion Areos Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)