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Hermes Hotel enjoys a quiet spot in Plaka, only 2 blocks from the Syntagma Metro Station and the shopping street of Ermou. It offers a spacious lounge and a roof garden. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The air-conditioned rooms have modern furnishings, wooden floors and bright colors. Each is equipped with a satellite TV, mini fridge and safe. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are provided in the marble bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony, while others have a large window. A rich American buffet is offered each morning at Hermes Hotel. Drinks are served at the lobby bar, which also features a 42’’ TV set, books and table games. A great variety of Greek taverns are found in the surrounding area. For children, Hermes Hotel has a playroom. The hotel’s location in Plaka is ideal for visits to the Acropolis and the new museum, while it is 656 feet from Syntagma Square, the metro and the Athens Airport Bus X95.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hermes Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jun 25, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Athens, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info


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Room Type
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Uri
    Great location, great staff, excelent service in the hotel, clean and cozy rooms.
  • William
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything. Staff, room, food, location. I would stay again if I’m ever in Greece.
  • Altin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I enjoyed my stay at Hermes. Staff was very helpful and the room was sparkling clean.
  • Catherine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff were really helpful- and our room was comfortable and close to everything we wanted to see in Athens. Generous breakfast and lovely stay.
  • Andrea
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Can't beat the location! Exactly what we needed for 1 night in Athens. Rooms are comfy and breakfast was a nice bonus.
  • Maria
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This is our second stay at Hermes. We love the central Plaka location, walkable to any of your typical Athens attractions (Parthenon, parliament, ermou shopping). It’s clean, quiet at night….What’s not to like? We’d totally stay again.
  • Philip
    The hotel provides a high standard of accommodation in a great location in Athens, close to major attractions and many restaurants in nearby Plaka. Excellent breakfast and (with one exception) friendly, helpful staff. Our two rooms had an...
  • Mary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    we stayed at the Hermes 5 years ago and returned because we enjoyed our stay. The staff goes above and beyond.
  • Farhad
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the location was close to many restaurants and shops.
  • Lynette
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Easy walking distance to the city sights. Sister hotel has great roof top dining!

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  • Hi, How much is the taxi from the airport? My arrival is late - at 23.30.

    From the airport you can come to the hotel by metro (ticket 10euro person) or airport bus (ticket 6euro per person) or taxi (41euro fixed price during..
    Answered on 23 May 2022
  • Is there free parking ?

    No unfortunately the hotel does not offer parking space. You can park your card in private garages in the area with a daily fee.
    Answered on 16 September 2021
  • Hi can you tell me if you are close to metro?

    Yes the metro station of Syntagma square is approx. 300 meter away.
    Answered on 5 October 2022
  • Do you have shuttle service from the airport? Thanks!

    No unfortunately the hotel does not offer shuttle service. From the airport you can come to the hotel by metro, bus or taxi.
    Answered on 25 July 2022
  • Do you have paid laundry facility for additional charge?

    Yes there is laundry service at the hotel with a small charge.
    Answered on 18 April 2022
  • I can't arrive before midnight. Is it possible to check in then?

    Yes reception is always open.
    Answered on 19 July 2021
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Hermes Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Hermes Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please kindly note that upon check-in the hotel will only accept the credit card which guests have already used to book the hotel.

This hotel participates in the Greek Breakfast Initiative by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Please note that the property reserves the right to preauthorize your credit card prior to arrival.

License number: 0206K012A0012300

FAQs about Hermes Hotel

  • Hermes Hotel is 1,150 feet from the center of Athens. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hermes Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Playground
    • Bicycle rental

  • Guests staying at Hermes Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Room options at Hermes Hotel include:

    • Family
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double

  • The prices at Hermes Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hermes Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.