Favorably located in the heart of the city’s commercial center, right next to the coolest shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, The Marblous is a marvelous starting point to explore Athens. An oasis of good taste and harmony, just 300m away from Syntagma Square, 400m from Plaka, 550m from Monastiraki and 850m from the Acropolis Museum. Easily accessible by train, both from the Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos and from the port of Piraeus, it allows you to feel the true vibe of a city that has rightfully won the title of the most up-and-coming city break destination in the world.the most premium commercial pedestrian street of Athens
The cradle of global civilization
The Parthenon, the Erechtheion and the other monuments of this world-famous archaeological site have been the first stop of every visitor in Athens for centuries. A once in a lifetime experience that also includes a visit to the stunning Acropolis Museum, an exploration of the streets of ancient Plaka, a walk along beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, consecutive stops at the Ancient and the Roman Agora and, finally, food and drink at Thiseio, Psyri, Monastiraki or the hip Agia Irini Square. A marvellous choice where you can enjoy the utmost of comfort if you pick the Marblous as your base.
The most premium commercial pedestrian street of Athens
Athens in known not only for its museums and archaeological sites, but also because it can offer a unique shopping experience to its visitors. Our guests at The Marblous can enjoy this experience from their first step outside the doors of the hotel, since it is just ten meters away from the most well-known commercial street. That is where centuries-old stores, like Aleksandrakis, share their living space with the boutiques of the biggest designer brands in the world, as well as small, hipster shops that hide original and unique surprises.
The new international cultural hub
This cultural center is a masterpiece from the hands of famous Italian starchitect Renzo Piano, and it is the perfect prelude for the Athens Riviera lying at your feet. It houses, among others, the Greek National Opera that always plays a show that will intrigue you, the impressive building of the National Library of Greece, a canal with seawater where you can practice sailing, a Mediterranean garden and dozens of every-day activities that you can join.
This is where the hipster heart of Athens is beating
In the very same small square where the flower sellers of Greece used to gather some decades ago, a new and interesting approach to gastronomy and entertainment is “blooming” these last few years. On the square and the streets that surround it, the visitor will discover the most interesting culinary proposals (from the Greek, Mediterranean and ethnic cuisines), as well as the most hip third wave cafes, impeccable street food and elegant bars, awarded multiple times as some of the best ones in the world. Another key point that is easily and comfortably accessible to the guests of The Marblous, thanks to its favourable location.