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Heart of Athens Luxury Condo-Free Wifi-Walk to Ancient Sites!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 64 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 BR, 1.5 BA, sleeps 4

The 'STRATIS' is your Home away from Home in the center of Athens, which gives you the best of two worlds.

It is entrenched in the heart of the antiquities and shopping, a stone's throw away from many historical archeological finds and still nestled in a quaint location. Just a few minutes walk to many of the major sites: the Acropolis, the 'New' Acropolis Museum', Zeus Olympius Temple, Adrian’s Arch, the Marble Stadium, National Gardens, Plaka, Syntagma Square and so much more! The Metro and Tram are also just minutes away to easily take you to the beaches, waterfront restaurants and other surrounding suburbs.

This deluxe condo is in the quaint neighborhood of “Metz” that offers fresh food markets, bakeries, a pharmacy, video store and local restaurants. So the convenience to everywhere is never a question - location is fabulous!

Located on the second floor of a newly constructed six story building, this condo is beautifully decorated with a taste of Classical Greece brought into the 21st Century. With two bedrooms and 1 and 1/2 bath, it comfortably accommodates up to 4 persons.

Whether you are visiting the city, traveling the mainland of Greece or on your way to and from the infamous islands, you will have the luxury of the conveniences of your own home with a washer and dryer, two TVs, DVD player, stereo system and air-conditioning in every room. We also provide WiFi for those who want to stay connected to the rest of the world!

The fully equipped kitchen affords you the option of a quick bite to eat or preparing a full meal before you venture out to the sights and sounds of Athens.

Imagine being able to return home from the day's adventure and relaxing with some feta cheese, Greek olives and a glass of Greek wine before returning to the exciting night life of Athens! The options offered are endless!

The “Stratis” is the perfect alternative to staying in a hotel!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks english, greek
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018

About Urania

My mother, siblings and children live in the northeastern part of the United States. Although we have traveled to Greece over the years, having our own home now allows us to visit several times every year. Most of our friends and family still live in our neighborhood. It could not be better!

All of us speak the Greek language and are familiar with Athens and other parts of the country. We would be happy to help where we can to make your trip more pleasurable.

Thank you for considering our Athens home!

Urania purchased this condo in 2005

Why Urania chose Mets

'The Stratis' was built in 2005 on the property where our family first immigrated to Athens from other parts of Greece over 100 years ago. Although there were many memories made throughout the decades, we chose to re-build with all the modern conveniences so that our family and friends could enjoy our home for many more years to come.

We are located less than 30 minutes from the airport and the major ferry port, where we are able to leave for day cruises or longer. Public transportation and taxis afford us the luxury of being able to go to the local beaches and mountains for the day. There are also car rental companies within a few blocks when we want to travel through the mainland of Greece.

Our condominium becomes home base so we can visit with family and friends and still vacation. It is truly our 'home away from home!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We went to Athens during Christmas, 2009, to visit our daughter who is teaching English literature in a local prep school. The condo was great, and the weather cooperated. We had all the amenities we needed and food stores were within walking distance. Marika, the local manager, is a great minister of hospitality as well. This condo should be a serious consideration if you're planning a trip to Athens.

-Bill & Gretchen, Anaheim, CA
Dec 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Mets, Greece

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 64 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Refer to Rental Agreement for Rules & Regulations. As part of our terms of agreement, you are required to provide a current copy of your Passport.
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital


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Heart of Athens Luxury Condo-Free Wifi-Walk to Ancient Sites!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 47 reviews
Clearwater, FL

Perfect for our stay in Athens

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful apartment equipped with everything we needed. Ourania was extremely helpful with all the information she gave us. Marika met us at the apartment and explained everything to us. She was wonderful with everything! The location of the apartment is perfect to visit many of the sights in Athens. We were able to walk to the Acropolis Museum, Syntagma Square, Plaka, Monastiraki and many other places in the center of Athens. Antoni the taxi driver recommended to us was very helpful in picking up our relatives at the airport and bringing them to the apartment. Overall, it was a very positive experience and would love to use the apartment again when we visit Athens. Thank you, Ourania, Marika and Antoni.

  • Review Submitted: 09/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tina! We take pride in our Athens home and are very pleased that your review reflected that. We look forward to having you stay at our condo on your future trips to Greece! Ourania and Marika
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Baton Rouge, La, USA

Super clean and comfortable beds

  • 5 of 5

Possibly the best apartment we have ever stayed at. Marika greeted us with food treats and a warm welcome. She made several suggestions about places to visit and even led us to a weekly market. We had plenty of hot water and the washer and dryer came with instructions in English. We could walk almost everywhere, but the metro and tram were close by. This is the place to stay in Athens.

  • Review Submitted: 24/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio

Just perfect, a traditional Greek apartment. Excellent location, walked everywhere.

  • 5 of 5

Urania's apartment is exactly as described on VRBO. The special perk is the property manager is her best friend Marika. They grew up together. Marika was always available. She sent us messages to make suggestions and check on us, as we were out and about most of the time. The local neighborhood has everything one needs, especially when you're tired after a long day. Very glad there was a washer and dryer. Also a bath and a half bath. We could live here. Really didn't want to leave. Thanks Marika and Urania.

  • Review Submitted: 20/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location- so close to many of the must-see attractions!

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything you need - central location, air, comfortable beds, kitchen, laundry! We enjoyed our stay here - Urania & Marika were both so helpful and easy to work with! Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Condo within 10 minutes walk to all major sites! Highly Recommend to all visiting Athens!!

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure to work with the Condo owner, Urania Pappas, and her manager Marika Lefkathitis!. Both were most helpful with all our questions and made us feel at home in Athens. The Condo is completely furnished with everything you will need, including a washer and dryer which allowed us to pack lighter. We appreciated the free secure wi-fi provided with the Condo. We rented a car and there was a convenient parking garage around the block from the Condo making it so easy to park. We will stay her again on our next visit to Athens. My wife and I are very impressed with the Condo and highly recommend it for your Athens visit!

  • Review Submitted: 27/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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tustin, CA

It was centrally locates and reasOnably priced

  • 4 of 5

Athens was much different then we was good and people were nice. We would recommend and stay again

  • Review Submitted: 10/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Eleftherios Venizelos Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Acropolis Metro Station
Nearest Restaurant
60 Metres
"Eleni's" on Anapafsios Street
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Acropolis and Plaka - 500 meters

Syntagma Square - 1 kilometer

Monostiraki - 1.5 kilometers

Pireas - 8 kilometers

Faliron Beach - 6 kilometers

Glyfada Beach - 14 kilometers

Tram - 75 meters

Acropolis Metro Station - 500 meters

Parking Garage - next block over

Airport Eleftherios Venizelos - 19 kilometers


Rates & Availability

Contact Manager

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$39.75
Damage Insurance AU$104.67

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. The primary guest must be 25 years or older. We have a standard rental agreement to be accepted at time of booking. Review agreement for detailed payment schedule and cancellation policies.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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