Strategically located at the beginning of Mitropoleos street, the hotel is only a stone’s throw away from Syntagma square, the center of Athenian life with the eponymous Metro station. It is also next to Ermou street, the principal shopping street of Athens – but also adjacent to the new capital food district of Athens, with irresistible gastronomy propositions waiting tο be savored.
In the vicinity and at walking distance visitors can find the posh Kolonaki neighborhood as well as the traditional neighborhood of Plaka, leisurely resting at the foothills of the Acropolis. Guests are spoiled for choice, with museums, shops, cafes and dining options available at an impressive density.
Electra Metropolis Hotel bridges a glorious past with an exciting future, in a rare mix of timeless modernity. It is brimming with character and attention to detail, while boasting architectural, design and artistic elements that stand out.
An architectural landmark and a destination in its own right, the building was designed by the famous architect Patroclos Karantinos and constitutes a fine exemplar of Greek modernism with local eclectic references. During the conversion of the building into a hotel, the original spirit of the creation was kept intact giving life to a retro chic beacon that shines bright.