A Mediterranean holiday features on the bucket lists of many travelers. It would be blasphemous to plan such a trip and not include Greece. The country of rich heritage, resplendent architecture and iconic culture never fails to surprise its visitors. If you are planning to book an accommodation for your ultimate Greek holiday, don’t look beyond 18 Micon Str., Athens.
The luxurious hotel is situated in Psiri district of Athens. Named after the street on which it is located, 18 Micon Str. stands tall in the heart of Athens. The uniquely designed property carefully displays the transformation of Psiri from an industrial town to a hub of creativity. Every brick of every wall has a story to tell if you are willing to listen.
A Relaxing Stay
The building houses 15 spacious rooms that can easily accommodate between two and five people each. Each room is designed thoughtfully using three key elements – cement, brick, and wood. Unlike most hotels where all units look the same, the rooms at 18 Micon Str. stand apart from each other. They exude a sense of balance and harmony, representing the recent industrial past of the building.
All rooms feature handcrafted furniture and industrial-style wallpaper. They are equipped with standard amenities such as air-conditioning, room heating, flat-screen television, Wi-Fi and a safe. A minibar and a writing desk are also provided. Bathrooms are fitted with walk-in rain showers, hairdryers, and toiletries.
While the Standard Rooms don’t have a balcony, the Urban Suite has its own private patio. The suite also has a Jacuzzi in its bathroom. The Deluxe Suite and Acropolis Loft have private terraces offering stunning views of the Acropolis.
Guests staying at 18 Micon Str. can enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast every morning. Apart from continental specialties, you can also try their assortment of handmade jams and pies. Sample some of the most delicious Greek cheeses or enjoy a bowl of fresh fruits. Complimentary coffee and fruits are available in the shared lounge area throughout the day.
Daily housekeeping services are provided to all guests. Airport pickup and transfer can be arranged on request. Pets (weighing up to 10 kgs) are also allowed to stay free of cost. Make sure you inform the hotel administration in advance.
The staff and administration at 18 Micon Str. will reinforce your faith in the traditional Athenian hospitality. Even after check-out, guests can spend time in the shared lounge. They also get access to the projection room, shared washrooms and free Wi-Fi.
Owing to its central location, 18 Micon Str. is the ideal place for you to start exploring the city of Athens. The pedestrian streets of Aisopou and Mikonos are situated adjacent to the hotel. Monastiraki metro station is just a short two-minute walk away from the property. A must-visit place is the Monastiraki Flea Market, which is near the metro station.
The best way to explore this neighborhood is on foot. Stroll down the charming streets of Psiri to catch a glimpse of the local lifestyle. Get inside one of the bars, pubs or restaurants to spend a laid-back evening against an Athenian backdrop. Try some lip-smacking authentic Greek delicacies at one of the tavernas.
Other places of interest include the Ancient Agora of Athens, located just 400 meters away from the hotel. You can also take a walk and reach the adjoining Palka neighborhood. Athens’ picture-perfect mini-village offers spectacular views of cobbled streets, radiant flowers, and whitewashed pavement cafes. Spend a tranquil afternoon here before walking further to visit the majestic Acropolis.
18 Micon Str. offers everything you need to enjoy a peaceful, yet vibrant getaway from your mundane life. Luxurious rooms, stunning views, and spectacular surroundings make it a favorite for many travelers. It is the ideal place to spend a relaxed holiday with your family and loved ones.