King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Experiences

Nestled in the heart of Athens—Europe’s oldest capital city—King George is within view of numerous iconic monuments and within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums, and the bustling business district. This captivating collage includes heritage destinations, such as the Parthenon, Acropolis Hill, the New Acropolis Museum, and the ancient Agora—as well as historic communities, such as Plaka and Thission. Lined with cobblestone streets, these neighborhoods are home to bars and restaurants, small ouzerias, and tavernas. Further uniting the past and present, the Olympic Stadium of Modern Times—just five miles from the hotel—fuses ancient traditions with modern architecture, while the colorful Monastiraki Flea Market, less than a mile away, presents authentic relics and indigenous flavors. Additionally, Voukourestiou Street—walking distance from the hotel—features the city’s finest modern boutiques. Along with myriad man-made wonders, Athens also features an array of natur

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Discover Athens

Perfectly situated for captivating experiences, King George is located within walking distance from the wonders of Athens. This engaging location includes heritage destinations such as the Parthenon, Acropolis Hill, the New Acropolis Museum, and the Ancient Agora - as well as historic communities such as Plaka and Thission. Athen's natural beauty can also be discovered via a coastal drive to Cape Sounion, which includes majestic views of the deep blue Aegean Sea and ends at the Temple of Poseidon, built in the Doric style in the 5th century B.C. Additional excursions include day trips to the nearby islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina. Each offers its own charming character, which comprises pristine beaches and red-tiled homes in Hydra and a vibrant self-contained fishing community in Aegina.

Hotel exterior.

Destination Treasures

Exhilarating neighborhoods are home to numerous bars and restaurants, ouzerias, and tavernas while the Olympic Stadium of Modern Times -a mere five miles from the hotel- fuses ancient traditions with modern architecture. The colorful Monastiraki Flea Market presents authentic relics and indigenous flavors and Voukourestiou Street features the city’s upscale boutiques. Most shops are open from 9am to 3pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, and 9am to 9pm on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Large shopping malls are open 9am to 9pm Monday to Saturday. Please note that while most shops are closed on Sunday, some are open near Plaka and Monastiraki. The local currency is the Euro. Greek is the official language; however, English is widely spoken. The electric system is 220 volts and the time Zone is EST+7/GMT+2.

Dining table place settings with ancient ruins in the background.

Perfumery & Valmont Boutique

KG Perfumery is the most elegant perfumery in the center of the city. Located at the entrance of King George, this exclusive shop offers a premium selection of high end perfumes of the renowned Amouage, Aqua di Parma, Etat libre d'Orange and Il Profumo. Next to the KG Perfumery, the Valmont Boutique features unique face products by Valmont and ESPA as well as GB Spa vouchers.

Discover Athens on foot

When: Every Friday at 06:00pm

How to book: Contact the Concierge Desk of King George hotel

Number of persons: Minimum 4 and Maximum 8 persons

Cost: €35 per person

Duration: 90 minutes

 

Terms & Conditions:

Participation only for hotel guests (in-house)

Tours in any museums or sites are not included

Reservation required: Two days prior – by Wednesdays, 9pm

Participation cost must be prepaid

Cancellation up to 24 hours prior the Walk: Fully refundable

No-show: Full amount is charged

Wine Library at the GB Corner | Every Thursday, 18:00 - 19:00

Participants: Minimum 4, maximum 14 people

Duration: 40 minutes

Cost: €45 per person

Wine Library | Daily except Thursdays, 17:00 - 18:00

Meet our Head Sommelier, Evangelos Psofidis, and enhance your knowledge for wine while savoring a glass of your preferred variety, at the Wine Library located within GB Corner Gifts & Flavors store (for hotel residents only).

Cost: €5 per glass