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SoHoAthine- Live like Athenians in Old city,Thissio,Acropolis down hill

Bedrooms 1
Space 55 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Free WIFI,hand made herbal products,olive oil...a taste of true Athens!

SoHoAthine,an authentic design apartment is located in the historic centre of Athens, in Thissio, one of the most upcoming and authentic neighborhoods of the city and now one of the liveliest hip spots of the metropolis city.

Here, time seems to have stopped 200 years ago, when under the oppressive and age-long domain of the Ottomans, Athens had become a small village on the hillside of the Acropolis. Nowadays Thissio area is still made of narrow streets, small houses as ones in the neoclassical period of the 1800, minute Byzantine churches and a large number of ancient archaeological sites. This area has been built on the ancient foundations and the streets you walk along are the same once used by inhabitants such as Pericles, Sophocles and Plato.

You will absolutely enjoy our beautifully renovated luxury apartment. An authentic design made of Scandinavian simple, elegant & functional home products and Mediterranean stylish life concept, including charm of taste, color and spirit will make your stay in Athens unforgettable!

Either you are having a cultural walk, a culinary adventure by foot or a shopping voyage through the open air markets you will find the location of our rental in is the oldest inhabited area of the city very charming.

Enjoy a taste of Mediterenian cuisine with our magnifique chef and learn more about the spices and herbs used in the Greek kitchen since the ancient time.That's not all.Enjoy discount in the near by winery cava shop or sign up for our ''This is My Athens'' tour and make our Athens your Athens! Go beyond the traditional guide book sights and places of interest.Let an Athenian take you to that special neighborhood bakery, or show you some great neighborhoods along the Southern coast and the breathtaking promenades. Let an Athens local tell you all about that great restaurant near the Acropolis that makes that must-try Greek dish. Go shopping with a local Athenian that knows all those great little shops for special handmade souvenirs.We're getting personal and we love it!

Stay with us, live like Athenians!

The Athens Team

SoHoAthine-An Authentic Design Apartment

More Details

The Athens Team/Anna
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, greek, finnish, Montenegrin, Serbian,Croatian
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About The Athens Team/Anna

To be successful in your professional life,you have got to love what you do,you must become at least good if not excellent at it and you have got to go the extra mile,deliver much more than you promise and much more than is expected of you.That is my personal view.I enjoy the journy as a property owner,every step of it.Everything I do for my guests I do with passion and I do large.I don't fear failure.I am adventurous with everything and I do take risks,after all,life is risky too,isn't it?

The Athens Team/Anna purchased this apartment in 2008

Why The Athens Team/Anna chose Athens

Thissio ....There is something a very unique about this area where the property is.Could it be the magic of the Ancient time or the color of today's bohemic life in the area?I am still trying to discover the great connection these two worlds are having up to this date.

What makes this apartment unique

We have a bunch of personalized services that can make your stay in Athens simply wonderful.We,the Athens team,also,listen to our guest's demands and work with them on any special request they may have.We're getting personal and we love it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Ana,

I wanted to thank you for your lovely apartment. Now, this is the way an AirBNB should be! Great bed. Great furniture. Great TV/stereo. You really went out of your way to take care of me. The apartment was spotless. (I fear I didn’t leave it quite as spotless as when I arrived - and I was so rushed I put the garbage on the front balcony, so it wouldn’t smell up the house.)

That you went and bought a Nespresso machine - just because I wanted it - and when the refrigerator was not working - to go and buy a brand new refrigerator.

The house had everything you could think of! Was stylish. Comfortable.

Really - well done! A vacuum. A iron and ironing board. Dishes. Everything was just perfect. (I could have had a couple of more pans. But other than that - it was great!) 

Thank you so much, and I am sure I will return again!

Jan 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Athens, Greece

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • You will find the bathroom as an absolute relaxing –Zen point in the apartment with walk-in shower, toilet and stone vanity. Spotlight and bounce lighting will make a world of difference while you are having a bath.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , Baby cot on demand (up to 110 cm)
  • The bedroom has a Queen size bed, dressed with fine satin linens, quality duvets and Dual- coloured towels from a very special collection of Anemos* & Guy Laroche-Paris*. The pillows are hypoallergenic.There is the latest version of Samsung HD flat screen TV and wardrobe with sliding glass doors. The bedroom has a French balcony with views over the inner court yard. -Outside the bedroom is a living space with comfortable sofa bed (width:128/198cm or 50,25x 77,61 inch)and footstool with sleeping function (width:70/200cm or 27,9x78,47 inc)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • wooden decking
  • 2 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • tennis
For the highest standards quality of our service we have furnishing the kitchen in this apartment with one of the world’s top brands such as German Bauknecht*, GB Carron Phonix* and Philips There is a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, electric oven and microwave, coffee maker, water heater and lemon squeezer. We have created a perfect balance between functionality and design. The kitchen has DuPont Corian* solid surfaces, Villeroy&Boch New Wave cutlery collection, Tefal by Jamie Oliver crockery and cooking utensils. Finish design Iittala* and MF* products are there to bring you many moments of pleasure while you are staying in this apartment. -Luxury flooring concept in one of the Scandinavian pastel tones. -Both rooms are centrally heated and both have air cooling, Daikin*, to ensure the highest performance of your housing temperature request. It is simple, stunning and most important absolute silence. -Focused light while you are reading or mood lighting.


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SoHoAthine- Live like Athenians in Old city,Thissio,Acropolis down hill
average rating of 4.854839 based on 72 reviews

Great apartment in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this apartment was excellent. The apartment is neat and clean and has everything one might need including a washing machine. Anna and her team responded very quickly and were very accommodating to special request and even arranged a taxi ride for us to the airport. We have used HomeAway and similar organizations to rent apartments in multiple countries, and all our rentals have been good, but Anna, her team and her apartment are exceptional.

And so is the location. It is in a quiet neighborhood just a few blocks from the pedestrian way and the metro. We only used the metro once as almost everything we wanted to see is within walking distance. One can walk around the Acropolis past most of the ancient sites, museums and shops and be back at the apartment in under an hour. There is a grocery store, a couple of bakeries and multiple coffee shops and restaurants within a few minutes of the apartment. And the views of the Acropolis from this side of the city are the absolute best, especially in the evening from a rooftop restaurant.

The most unique place we found not on the usual tourist stops is the Central Market just a few blocks north of the Acropolis.

All in all, I would recommend this apartment to my family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 20/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The apartment is beautiful, compact, very clean and well equipped. Centrally located yet quiet.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was a coolband quiet oasis during our 4-day stay in Athens. We walked almost everywhere. Took the metro a few times.

  • Review Submitted: 16/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elegant Flat in Quiet Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the SoHoAthine flat during the Athens' heat wave. It kept us cool and sane! It is a lovely apartment and we would go back in a heart beat. Anna and her team took good care of us.

  • Review Submitted: 13/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was perfect. Location is great.

  • 5 of 5

Anna and her team were great. They took care to make sure our stay was perfect. She is the best ever and we have travelled the world A LOT. The location is great and we walked everywhere including to Glyfada (we walk a lot). The apartment was just what we needed. We would go back in a heartbeat and would recommend to friends highly. We might even go back in a month for an additional stay. Can't say enough good about it. Dan

  • Review Submitted: 04/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern chic apartment close to everything Athens

  • 5 of 5

Anna was a fantastic host from booking through stay. My wife and I were on a holiday and spent some our time in Anna's flat. Wonderful apartment, walking distance to shops, bars, attractions. Great place plus great location plus great host equals 5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: 31/12/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location and best rental manager!

  • 5 of 5

Location! Location! Location! Anna is phenomenal and her attention to detail is wonderful. We had two heavy bags that she carried up three flights of stairs for us, and then insisted on making our reservations for a taxi service to get us to our cruise harbor. When we initially contacted her with a change of flight reservations, she happily made airport pick-up arrangements for us. The pictures of the place are EXACTLY what everything looks like! The location is so close to the Hop-On/Hop-Off bus line that you can easily get around Athens...and you are so close to the markets and the Acropolis that you won't believe how convenient everything is. The apartment is well-stocked and you won't need a thing to cook with since Anna has everything ready for you! I recommend this to anyone who is seeking a quiet place to stay in Athens that is so close to the major "must-see's."

I honestly can't say enough about Anna as she is the most accommodating host I've encountered on Home Away!

  • Review Submitted: 12/12/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Kilometres
Athens International Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Thissio pedestrian zone
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Larissis Railway Station
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Thissio pedestrian zone
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Located on a south-west side of the Acropolis,just a five minutes from the Ancient Agora and Filopappos Hill, the SoHo Athine is offering you a very pleasant accommodation in the Actual Centre of Old Athens. The view from the Philopappos Hill at sunset overlooking the Acropolis is something spectacular. Our apartment is just a few steps away!

Under the Athens Observatory,surrounded by Thissio buildings of the 1930s and on a walking distance to all major historical monuments, the Ancient Agora, Stoa of Attalos,Tower Winds, Plaka and Monastiraki, the excellent location of our apartment will give a great value to all those who are seeking for green and quiet area but still on a very close distance to restaurants, bars, cafes, open air cinemas, live theatres, art studios, galleries and museums.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Athens, Greece

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter in Greece
16 Oct 2017 - 14 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring &Summer in Greece 2018
15 Mar 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$16 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$235.23

Rental rates for 2 persons(max 4 persons).Additional person EUR 10 per night. Children under 6,free of charge.All taxes and fees included.Security refundable deposit EUR 150(paid in cash on arrival or through holidayrental payment & returned to you on your departure day)

Ironing service on demand EUR 25
Additional cleaning on demand,EUR 30
Airport Pick up service on demand EUR 45(one way); Night tariff,00am-05.30am EUR 55(one way)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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