A Penthouse with Pool & Acropolis View
Floor No.4(with elevator)
|Address||Iraklidon, 11851 Athens, Greece|
|Response time||A few hours|
Visitors interested in this property, in case of no vacancy during the desired dates, are kindly requested to visit the owner's new apartment of equal comfort and in the same building
See the listing:
https://www.wimdu.com/offers/GT84QYEY . Thank you!
For our guests’ comfort, the A.U.R.A. Penthouse has been renovated and improved. A newly designed entrance hall with a new staircase leading to the top floor, one bedroom made larger, one more bathroom, fresh paint on the walls, new wood floor on the top floor and quite a few more functional changes will turn our guests’ stay, simply, into a marvelous experience.
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A.U.R.A. derives from the energy which you will be experiencing as a visitor.First and most important is the energy that flows from the Acropolis of Athens. You will admire its view and absorb its energy both from the dining room as well as from the roof top terrace and the swimming pool. It also derives from the renewable geothermal and solar energy systems that were designed to insure heating and cooling, domestic hot water production and swimming pool heating in an environment-friendly way. Last but not least, positive energy is emitted from your hosts and owners who are trying not just to be accommodating but treat you as their own guests. It is only normal the mix has created the Acropolis Unique Residence Apartments.
The penthouse situated on the 4th and 5th floors, is characterized by visitors as being calm, bright, elegant and comfortable. To visit Athens, it is ideally located in the area of Thission.
Thission is probably the most appealing of all neighborhoods in the center of Athens, for visitors as well as for Athenians. It combines the serenity of the archaeological sites, the pedestrian streets, the neoclassical houses, the museums and art galleries, with the lively cafes and bars, the Athenian family walks during the weekends, and the open air craft market.
The penthouse is literally 10 minutes’ walk from the Acropolis, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Acropolis museum and other points of interest, through Apostolou Pavlou and Dionyssiou Areopagitou pedestrian streets. They are characterized as offering one the top most beautiful city walks in Europe. A variety of shops (grocery, bakery, bookstore and many others) as well as some excellent tavernas / restaurants and cafes are found at a 2minutes walk from the penthouse. The owner will be happy to suggest them to you. And if you wish to experience an open air movie theater, Athens Cine Thission has been rated by BBC as one of the 10 most beautiful cinemas in the world (open May-September).
Underfloor heating / cooling and fun coils system, free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, CD and DVD players and book library. The kitchen, decorated with Corian bench, is fully equipped with gas stove, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with filtered water supply and freezer, cutlery, dishes and pans, kettle, French coffee maker, toaster. There are 4 bathrooms and a Jacuzzi bathtub in the main bathroom which is located in the master bedroom. A dishwasher, a washing machine, a vacuum cleaner, an ironing board and iron are also provided. Three out of five bedrooms have spacious walk in closets to make your stay even more comfortable. Bed linen and bath towels are provided. Private parking is available for free in the building’s parking lot, upon request. A spacious elevator serves the 4th and the 5th floor.
The roof top terrace with olive, orange and lemon trees offers a unique experience: an amazing view to the Acropolis, the Athens Observatory and the whole of Attica till the south sea coast and the opportunity to enjoy your breakfast with the bevy of chirping birds or your diner under the beautifully lighted Acropolis. The swimming pool is enjoyed throughout the year as it is heated and covered during the winter season. A unique feeling no other penthouse offers in Athens’ historic centre. The terrace and the swimming pool are shared with another, smaller, AURA apartment. Your hosts, genuine, openhearted Athenians will treat you with the traditional Greek hospitality and will be happy to arrange for you tailor made day trips, in and around Athens. A number of services are available upon request at an extra but very reasonable cost, including cleaning service and breakfast served at the apartment or personal trainer and spa treatments and of course airport or any other transfer.
13% VAT is already included in the price.
Airport transport or any other transport is available upon demand at an additional but very reasonable cost.
|Price for > 8 guests||R 465 ZAR per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
Reviews for this host's other properties
We stayed 4 people in George's apartment for a long weekend in Athens. I only have good things to say about the flat and George as a host. The flat is very modern and luxurious. There is everything you need from kitchen supplies to bedsheets and towels. Bedroom and living room was very comfortable to stay in. We enjoyed the view to Acropolis from the balcony. The location was perfect - right in the center and walk distance to the main sightseeings and interesting spots. Only a few minutes cab drive to clubs and evening restaurants.
George was a great host who welcomed us with a bottle of wine and tips to Athens. We had a easy and smooth communication over email and he was always polite, friendly and ready to help if needed. We will definitely stay in this flat next time we visit Athens.
everything was perfect.
I had a wonderful stay this summer (2014). The location was perfect! It was close to the beaches a supermarket and even the city center and clubs arent that far! Its a quite nice neighbourhoud with lots of bakeries in the area with delicious sweets, It is also close to the tram and metro lines are easily accesible which makes travelling easy. The house itself was very clean and cozy everything you need it is included! George is a very helpfull and nice caretaker! Whatever question or problem you have you can contact him and he we be assisting you at his best immediatly! I am recommending this amazing beachflat to everyone who wants to have a relaxing good time and close to the good places in Athens! You will feel right at home !
We were very satisfied with the apartment. The apartment was clean and the service was very good and nice. I can only recommend the apartment ....
Wir waren super zufrieden mit der Wohnung. Die Wohnung war sauber und der Service war sehr gut und nett. Ich kann die Wohnung nur weiterempfehlen ....
Hello, I had 4 wonderful days in Athens, we were 4 people and the apartment which is also very good and clean. In particular, the proximity to the center, the Acropolis and Plaka has surprised us, on foot it is 10-15min, by taxi it does not cost more than 5 euros. George was a good host. Greeting
Hallo, ich hatte 4 Wunderschöne Tage in Athen, wir waren 4 Personen und die Wohnung was auch sehr gut und sauber. Vor allem die Nähe zum Zentrum, Akropolis und Plaka hat uns überrascht, zu Fuss sind es 10-15min, mit dem Taxi kostet es nicht auch mehr als 5 Euro. George war auch ein guter Gastgeber. Gruss
Very nice appartment. Well situated. great view. Everything was also very well organised. Great trip we had.
Housing consistent with the description, located 20 minutes walk from the metro station Piaeus, which can cause you to Athens Centre for 4 € (for the full day)., Or at the airport for 14 € for 2 people in 80mn .
The apartment is located in 6èeme floor of a pretty quiet building with a terrace overlooking the rooftops. A Carrefour supermarket is 200m, and a lot of small shops are nearby.
Very good internet connection, but the TV programs were not available.
We have not had the pleasure of meeting George with whom I have had exchanges by mail very courteous.
Logement conforme à la description, situé à 20mn à pied de la station de métro Piaeus, qui peut vous amener à Athènes Centre pour 4€ (pour la journée complète)., ou bien à l'aéroport pour 14€ pour 2 personnes en 80mn.
L'appartement est situé au 6èeme étage d'un immeuble assez calme, équipé d'une terrasse avec vue sur les toits. Un supermarché Carrefour est à 200m, et pas mal de petits commerces sont disponibles à proximité.
Très bonne connexion internet, mais les programmes TV n'étaient pas disponibles.
Nous n'avons pas eu le plaisir de rencontrer Georges avec qui j'ai eu des échanges par mails très courtois.
Original apartment, cosy, large,
located in the city center, very close to animated places, ok to visit the city by foot
Clean, well equipped, washing machine, dishwashing...
It's a loft, so if you need intimity, it's quite difficult, room are only separated with trick drapes.
Indeed a charming and fairly spacious appartement. Also, the large balcony - which is not on the pictures - is wonderful. Since the apt. is on the 6th floor you get much sun there, from early in the morning. We had breakfast on the terrace every day!
We didn't meet George personally, but he had arranged for someone else to hand over the keys and was always available by mail or phone. When we missed a blanket and had a problem with the internet connection, it was solved within a day.
The apartment looks exactly like the photos show. In general it was very tidy, clean and modernly refurbished, although some devices were out of order (oven, half cooker...). We also missed a microwave.
The blinds kept the apartment completely dark at night and only a small and discontinuous sound from the fridge could annoy people with sleep problems. But it was not a problem at all for my fiancée and me.
The only inconvenience we found was the location. The apartment is a bit far from the city centre (45 minutes by walking) and the closest metro station is 10 minutes by walking.
All in all, I would recommend this apartment. However, if I would gone back to Athens I'd try to stay in an apartment better located.
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