We are a family run five star property in the centre of Athens. The hotel lays just in front of the famous Temple of Zeus and the National Gardens. We are underneath the Acropolis and only 2 minutes walk to the new Athens Acropolis Museum.
After our complete renovation that finished in 2009, the Royal Olympic was transformed to an art hotel very elegantly decorated and more important very well looked after in every detail. One of the aspects given particular attention to, was to create a very personal hotel and as much environmentally friendly as possible.
Our Roof Garden Restaurant - Bar opened recently offering the ultimate dinning and wining experience in front of the most spectacular view in Athens. Our famous chef will be delighted to guide you through the secret paths of Greek cuisine while enjoying the unforgettable view.
Whether you are planning to visit Athens for business or leisure we are looking forward to welcoming you and offering you this personal discreet service and attention you deserve in your new home in Athens.
By METRO / UNDERGROUND
You will board the Metro from the Airport’s Station and get off at Syntagma Station. At Syntagma Station you switch lines in the direction of Ag. Dimitrios and get off at the first Station, the "Acropolis Station". From Acropolis Station the Hotel is 200m away, walking along Ath. Diakou Street.
The approximate time from the Athens International Airport to the Hotel is 25 minutes.
We can arrange transportation from the Airport to the Hotel and vice versa for the dates you wish, with 1 a/c Mercedes taxi and an English speaking driver, upon arrival.
¦ Cost one way, between 06:00 - 23:00 is 65€.
¦ Cost one way, between 23:00 - 06:00 is 70€.
Escape from the buzzing city and relax next to our magnificent swimming pool in the centre of an unexpected Garden full of trees and flowers.
High Speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, complimentary. In other words it is your choice whether you will work beside the Pool, or the Fireplace, or at the Balcony of your room, admiring the unique view of the Temple of Zeus and the Acropolis.
Our new, very spacious and elegantly decorated Business Centre is also at your disposal as well as our Secretarial Services (Upon Request).
The Royal Olympic is the only Hotel in Athens with a Library!
You may enjoy your drink or coffee while reading multilingual interesting books mainly on topics about Greece.
A 20% discount will be offered in our jewelry store to all our guests.
Stylish, comfortable and tastefully decorated using bright colours and elegant furnishing, they all have a magnificent view to the swimming pool garden.
We offer a homemade traditional buffet breakfast that varies every day for our guests to have the opportunity to taste different local recipes, always using carefully selected healthy raw materials.
DE LUXE ROOM
Spacious, quiet and very elegant. A nice mixture of marbles and very fine fabrics in beautiful colours.
Breakfast is served in our Roof Garden Restaurant and offers a variety of homemade traditional recipes prepared with carefully selected, healthy raw materials while enjoying the breathtaking view.
All Athenian Panorama Rooms are just opposite the Temple of Zeus, which is the largest in Greece, exceeding even the Parthenon in size and one of Athens most important archaeological sights.
The view of the Temple, The National Gardens and The Lycabettus Hill turns your windows into a live work of art. Such a view could only promote an inspired decoration, an environment whose aesthetics, discreet luxury and comfort are synonymous of perfection.
Breakfast is served in the Roof Garden. Different healthy recipes will impress you and will offer you the opportunity to try traditional tastes from all over the country. Our Chef only uses very high quality raw materials and everything is prepared in house.
All our Junior Suites are luxurious, spacious and have their own library. They all have view to the swimming pool garden and are the ideal type of suites for guests wishing to enjoy the privilege of a suite but do not need an apartment.
Each of our Suites is a very elegant and impressively decorated apartment. They all have a lovely balcony where you may sunbathe or have a private dinner. Whether you chose the Apollo, the Venus or the Estia Suite you will enjoy the ultimate of discreet luxury and privacy.
Breakfast is served in our Roof Garden Restaurant. You can taste healthy, traditional homemade recipes that vary every day while enjoying an unforgettable view.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
Our new Roof Garden Bar is at your disposal all year round, from 12:00 until 2:00 a.m. The view is phenomenal and you may enjoy a variety of homemade snacks and sweets, as well as an impressive selection of the world’s best wines and spirits.
Looking at the beautiful swimming pool garden, this is an outstanding corner to enjoy a cocktail or a very nice glass of wine or just a casual beer or coffee. The comfortable armchairs, the library bar and the chic ambiance create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere.
Relax and enjoy cocktails by the swimming pool, while listening to relaxing music, far away from the city buzz. A true oasis for your senses.
This is our new Gourmet Restaurant at our Roof Garden. Our creative cuisine is a unique combination of forgotten traditional Greek recipes and modern conception in an impressive presentation.
Our famous Chef, Mr. Kostas Tsigas, will reveal to you some of the best kept secrets of traditional Greek gastronomy, always using the most selected, fresh raw materials of the season.
Our wine list offers an extensive selection of the world’s finest wines.
Your incomparable privilege though will be that from your table you will enjoy a fantastic view of the Temple of Zeus, the Acropolis, the National Gardens, the Marble Stadium, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Lycabettus Hill, the Parliament, the Old Observatory and the Herodion Theatre. Bon Appetit.
A cosy medieval restaurant surrounding the fireplace. Mediterranean cuisine and exquisite wines for you to taste, in a very romantic atmosphere.
MEETINGS AND EVENTS
It is at our top floor, just opposite the Temple of Zeus, and the National Gardens. the Acropolis, Hadrian’s Arch, the Ancient Stadium, the Parliament and the Lycabettus Hill are all in front of you!
Its unique character and its impressive decor are in perfect harmony with this indescribable view!
The classic elegance of the KALLIRHOE Hall is mellowly enhanced by the natural Attic light. The fact that it is dividable into two rooms, as well as the excellent audiovisual equipment have ensured the success of many exceptional Conferences and Receptions that have been hosted here.
ATTICA, is one of the most beautiful Halls of the Royal Olympic. Recently renovated, soundproof, accessible from the interior of the Hotel as well as from a private entrance and with a superb view to the Temple of Zeus, it is undoubtedly one of the best decorated Halls in Europe. Attica is an ideal choice for Conferences, Meetings, Congresses, Dinners, Receptions, Weddings and any Professional or Social Event.
OLYMPIA, the largest Conference Hall of the Royal Olympic. An impressive Hall, designed for demanding events as it is accessible from a private entrance on the main street as well as from the interior of the Hotel, dividable into two rooms, with natural light, full ultramodern audiovisual equipment, as well as a spacious, elegant foyer.
The multifunctional Olympia is the ideal choice for Conferences, Congresses, Exhibitions, Presentations, Receptions, Weddings and any Professional or Social Event.
Next to the Swimming Pool Garden the naturally lit ALEXANDER Hall, in pleasant pastel tones, is an excellent choice as a Meeting Room!
If there is a banqueting Hall in Athens that has a character that is definitely the Templar’s Hall! Suitable for Conferences, Meetings, Dinners and distinctive Wedding receptions. Templar’s Hall will make you feel like time has stopped somewhere in a Medieval Castle.
The magic ambiance of a Medieval Mansion comes to life in every decorative element of the ABBEY HALL. The wooden ceiling, the windows, the fireplace and the chairs create a unique decoration not to be seen anywhere else in Athens. The fact that it can be connected to the Templars Hall makes the ABBEY HALL a very flexible choice to host Meetings, Private Dinners, Cocktails or any event that demands an impressively elegant venue.
In 2007 the ROYAL OLYMPIC extended its conference assets by creating 5 brand new meeting rooms.
All the above venues are at the same wing (each floor is a meeting room on its own) and they are all identical in dimensions.
They are flooded completely in day light and four of them have the possibility to be divided into two separate rooms that are soundproof, have separate entrances and have all audio visual and technological facilities (such as WI-FI, UPS’, etc).
A new very impressively decorated Conference Reception, supported by an office (about 100 m2) and a store room, lays at the Ground Floor attached to our main lobby area.
Maximum Capacity during summer: 220
Maximum Capacity during winter: 120
The swimming pool garden is ideal for the pre-reception cocktail.
Maximum capacity 150 pax.
Maximum capacity 280 pax.
Maximum capacity 140 pax.
Maximum capacity 400 pax.
Our new Gym is at your disposal from early in the Morning until late in the Evening.
It is offered with all modern equipment making sure that you will not be missing your working out routines.
Remember that in Ancient Greece, being physically fit and healthy, was an important activity and way of culture.
"Νους υγιÞς, εν σþματι υγιεß", which means "Healthy mind, in healthy body" has always been our moto in Greece.
28-34, Ath. Diakou Str.
zip: 117 43
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