Classic, aristocratic, contemporary, modern. The Athenaeum InterContinental- in the heart of the city, just steps from the center, impressive in its attention to detail, meticulously designed for accommodation, dining and event organization- exudes an unparalleled sense of well-being, and embraces each guest with its characteristic expertise and inimitable refinement. 543 rooms, spacious and elegant, luxurious and warm, flawless and familiar. 35 event rooms for business meetings or personal celebrations. The Ballroom: the largest conference room in Athens. Première Restaurant: the 10th floor’s gem, highly acclaimed for its creative Mediterranean cuisine. Cafezoe and Bistrot & Café Vienna: a few of the city’s finest spots for a bite to eat and a bit of relaxation. Tobar: inspired design in a lively city hotspot. I-Spa, with its naturally beneficial treatments and state of the art gym open 24-hours a day… A walk through the many corners of the Athenaeum InterContinental reveals its wealth of options in all available services and facilities. A treasure-trove of hospitality in the heart of Athens.
Taste and design. Refined cuisine and upgraded aesthetics. The dining venues at the Athenaeum InterContinental satisfy the senses without limits. From the top-rated Première restaurant and its minimalist design and cutting edge cuisine with a French flair on the hotel’s terrace that boasts breathtaking views of the Acropolis opposite, to the highly acclaimed and much-awarded for its design Cafezoe with its unparalleled atmosphere and top contemporary Greek and international cuisine. In the lobby is the Café Vienna, the city’s most cosmopolitan meeting place, with the stimulating aroma of fresh-ground coffee, tea and chocolate scenting the heart of the hotel, and the Bistrot Vienna with its deliciously creative Greek cuisine set against a modern backdrop. Between them and imparting a Greek island flavor and aura with pop vibes, the highly unique Tobar rounds out the plethora of dining options at the Athenaeum InterContinental.
The city’s top restaurant with sweeping views of the Acropolis, Première gazes out onto the city of Athens from its lofty rooftop perch, with exquisite flavors and one-of-a-kind service. Award-winning for its imaginative French-influenced cuisine created from the freshest ingredients the Mediterranean has to offer, and complete with an impressive wine selection coming from both domestic and international vineyards, the Première has a deserved place among the capital’s best restaurants. Winter and summer alike, the Acropolis dramatically fills the restaurant’s interior space, while original works of art including Giorgos Lappas’ “The Bourgeois” serve to underscore the hotel’s flair for excellence. During summer months, the restaurant opens its doors out onto its stunning rooftop terrace, with the wondrous Parthenon just a stone’s throw away.
Open: Tuesday - Saturday
Exuberant and generous. Design that is bold yet measured emitting an ambiance of elegance and a philosophy of well-being. A creation of Tony Chi, one of the world’s top contemporary interior design experts, the Cafezoe is award-winning for its design and aesthetics. The city’s richest breakfast buffet is served here, as are local specialties, both à la carte and at the buffet, their fresh, seasonal ingredients and unequivocally tempting variety accompanied by local wines and liqueurs. The walls are graced by original works of art from the hotel’s extensive collection.
Serves: Breakfast | Lunch
From May to October, the clear blue Athenian skies raise temperatures and give the city new haunts and outdoor opportunities for entertainment and relaxation. One of the city’s best options to beat the summer heat: the Athenaeum InterContinental’s poolside restaurant Poolzoe. Irresistible, featuring dozens of cooling refreshments and exotic cocktails, tempting appetizers and mouthwatering desserts, Poolzoe has become the trendy summer retreat of hotel guests and in-the-know visitors.
Open: Daily (summer months)
Serves: Breakfast | Lunch
A cozy embrace in the heart of the hotel lobby for a warm sip of fragrant hot chocolate or aromatic coffee, for a whiff of lightly-scented tea accompanied by a delectable slice of Viennese chocolate cream cake. Warm cream tones and discreet, well-placed lighting, bustling yet calm, the Cafe Vienna is the perfect meeting place for a snack or a well-deserved break in the middle of a busy day: a respite amid daily routine and responsibilities. During winter evenings, the cafe hosts live piano music for guests’ listening pleasure.
Serves: Desserts & snacks throughout the day
Greek cuisine at its finest, sublime flavors from contemporary international gastronomy and the freshest of products from the fertile Greek land all merge in the relaxed cosmopolitan setting of the Bistrot Vienna in the heart of the hotel. Sit back and enjoy Greek hospitality at its best.
Before your dinner, or perhaps following it, relish in the luxury of an unforgettable moment. As you enjoy your aperitif or digestif, let your gaze wander across to the rock of the Acropolis and take in the wonder of the ancient Greek spirit and the countless capacities of human talent. There, among original works of art, in its gorgeous exterior space or minimalist interior, you will realize that the Première Bar is a luxury you owe to yourself.
Its back turned to the bustling avenue like a scene from an old silent movie, the Tobar is a creation of Pierre Yves Rochon, the acclaimed interior design architect who specializes in luxury hotels around the world, and painter Stelios Faitakis. Theirs is a harmonious merging of expertise in their respective crafts and heightened aesthetics. Playfully vintage and pop in its approach, it is the perfect backdrop for a Tobartini, the hotel’s signature martini, or a Tobarbubble, distinguished malt or wine from the extensive hotel wine list. Raise your glasses and toast yourselves or sit back comfortably and indulge in the beauty that surrounds you.
- Business Centre Staffed Between 12:00 AM and 12:00 AM
- PC, Printer, Copying, Facsimile available
- Mobile Phone Rental
- Secretarial Services
- Technical Concierge
- Courier Service
- State of the art meeting venues for all types of events
- Wireless Internet access in public areas: € 4 EUR / per hour
- Wireless Internet access in guest rooms & public areas:
- 6 EUR / day (1 Mbps)
- 10 EUR / day (5 Mbps)
- 16 EUR / day (10 Mbps)
- Wireless Internet access in guest rooms, public areas & meeting rooms:
- 25 EUR / day (5 Mbps)
- Complimentary wireless Internet access for IHG Rewards Club members (in all areas of the hotel)
- Complimentary wireless Internet access in Café Vienna & Cafezoe (upon consumption)
- Wireless Internet access in guest rooms & public areas
- Our I-Spa retreat is recognized amongst the highly accredited spa venues worldwide
- Our 24hrs fully equipped fitness centre is available on a complimentary basis to our guests
- Outdoor swimming pool operating from May to September, weather permitting (life guard)
- Play Station units and video games available upon request
- Baby-Sitting upon request
- 24hrs Reception
- Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk
- Porter & Bellman services
- Laundry Services
- A/C in all public areas
- ATM/Cash Machine
- Jewelry Shops
- Gift Shops
ACTIVITIES FOR OUR YOUNG GUESTS
- Odeon Starcity complex nearby the hotel (1 block away) featuring 10 cinemas, a bowling centre, an ice scating rink (winter months only) & a small shopping mall
- Alou fun park, themed park for children
- Children’s museum
- Attiko Zoological park
553 rooms. 553 more reasons to visit Athens and extend your stay in the city that shaped the great concepts of thought and logic. The city of the Parthenon, Philoppapou Hill, the Odeon of Herod Atticus, Lycabettus Hill, the new Acropolis Museum. The Athens that is bathed in light throughout the year. Within this city so rich in history, the Athenaeum InterContinental unveils the art of hospitality in its spacious rooms, the city’s largest with meticulous attention to detail. Always contemporary, fully equipped, dressed in fine fabrics and superb color schemes. All of the accommodation options, from the Superior rooms to the Presidential Suite, bow to their guests’ needs, and proudly deliver flawlessly upgraded services.
At once timeless and modern. The Superior rooms at the Athenaeum InterContinental exude an air of classical design elegance within an environment fully outfitted with contemporary amenities and conveniences. A warm, inviting embrace complete with creative touches imparted by the authentic works of art by well-known Greek artists, plush carpets, wood furnishings with exquisite details and finishings, leather and soft fabrics in the curtains, slip covers and bed linens. An effortlessly luxurious setting that extends into the bathroom, with its rare Epidaurian marble tiles bringing a lively reddish element of refinement to the space. These spacious Athenaeum InterContinental rooms (35 m²), ideal for business or pleasure, constitute top-quality accommodation in the tourism infrastructure of the city of Athens.
At once timeless and modern. The Superior rooms at the Athenaeum InterContinental exude an air of classical design elegance within an environment fully outfitted with contemporary amenities and conveniences. A warm, inviting embrace complete with creative touches imparted by the authentic works of art by well-known Greek artists, plush carpets, wood furnishings with exquisite details and finishings, leather and soft fabrics in the curtains, slip covers and bed linens. An effortlessly luxurious and soothing setting that extends into the bathroom, with its rare Epidaurian marble tiles bringing a lively reddish element of refinement to this convenient space. The premium design of these spacious, classic Athenaeum InterContinental rooms (35 m²), which are ideal for business or pleasure, is complemented by the knowledgeable and friendly hotel staff’s top-quality services and constitute unparalleled accommodation in the tourism infrastructure of the city of Athens.
Aristocratic accommodation hospitality with stunning views of the city’s most important historical points of interest, with the Acropolis standing majestically among them. The InterContinental Club Rooms boast sophisticated elegance and were designed by French architect Pierre Yves Rochon specifically to meet and fully satisfy the needs of even the most discriminating of guests. Impressive spaciousness, colors reminiscent of Greece, with blue hues pervading, refined wall coverings and fabrics, leather, wood and clear glass. The Club Rooms, with personalized services and unrestricted access to the 8th floor Club InterContinental Lounge and its graceful window looking out onto the wonders that stand proud on the rock of the Acropolis opposite, are the privilege of a celebrated few, among them Liza Minnelli, Neil Armstrong, Sean Connery, the Rolling Stones, and all the others who feel like and are distinguished guests.
The Athenaeum InterContinental is truly welcoming in its every facet. Its impressive suites transport guests to an oasis of calm relaxation and wellbeing. An environment of harmonious coexistence in colors, textures and design, furnishings and decorative elements. The crowning jewels adorning the tastefully refined design of every suite are the authentic works of art by prominent Greek artists: a rare collection of fine art owned by the hotel, which is exhibited throughout in both public and private spaces, as an integral part of the hotel’s inimitable aesthetic. And at the pinnacle of services provided by the Athenaeum InterContinental: unrestricted access to the 8th floor Club InterContinental Lounge for certain luxury suites. Opt for these and their unique benefits…