Greek Sailing out of Athens-

Jul 26th, 2001, 06:15 AM
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Greek Sailing out of Athens-

We are going sailing out of Athens and need a hotel for the night before we leave and 2 nights the nite of return. Any suggestions on a nice hotel and the prices?
Jul 26th, 2001, 06:47 AM
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I stayed (in May) at Hotel Attalos. Here's what I wrote on my travel page:

Hotel Attalos
29 Athinas Street
Phone: 01-321-2801,-2-3
Fax: 01-324-3124
19.000DR without breakfast (about $50)
Credit cards accepted, although they prefer cash.

Our room, #511, was on the backside of the building with a large balcony, view of the acropolis (when standing near the railing). There is a very nice roof top garden with bar and fabulous view of the acropolis. The room had twin beds, tv (we watched CNN), a/c, very, very small bathroom with hair dryer, tub/shower and curtain. The door didn't open all the way as it hit the sink. Small room for just one person at a time. Inside the closet was a safe. Very good location just 2 blocks up from the Monastriaki metro and the Plaka. Up a couple of blocks on the right is the central market, filled with meats, fish, seafood, vegetables, and spices. Other goods are sold as well.

Hope this helps.

Jul 26th, 2001, 06:48 AM
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PS: Taking the metro from the port was quick and easy.
Jul 26th, 2001, 10:55 AM
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Just a quick note on your sailing trip - We rented/hired a skippered sailing yacht for our trip in Greece. - It was incredible, but, what we hadn't realized was that sailboats are pretty slow. It took us 6 hours just to get from Athens to Kea and another 8-9 hours to Mykonos.

Most in our group wanted to see Mykonos and Santorini, but found that Santorini was just too far with a sailing yacht and only 6 days. If I had done a little more research I would've found that our charter company, Fyly Charters, had ports in both of these islands. Basically, we could've taken a ferry for a few dollars and only a few hours and began our trip a little closer to our destination and other islands, rather than spending most of our time getting there.

Hope this helps.
Aug 6th, 2001, 07:13 AM
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Aug 6th, 2001, 09:11 AM
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Hi- still looking for input. Anyone out there? I leave in 2 weeks. Please help!

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