This upscale hotel on the forested slopes of Mt. Lycabettus, in happening Kolonaki, is steps from Athens's museum row and designer shops. Most front rooms have excellent views of the Acropolis (although some do not, so make sure you ask for an outside room). The rooftop pool bar, with its small pool and Le Grand Balcon restaurant have an unbeatable panoramic view. Downstairs, the postmodern 1970s-style bar restaurant Frame also serves tasty Asian-inspired food. The hotel
also has a great spa.