The Ultimate Guide to Athens Hotels with Indoor Heated Pools
Athens is an amazing destination for fall and winter family vacations. While touring the city’s world-famous attractions, you may wish you could spend some time unwinding by the pool. We found the best hotels in Athens with an indoor swimming pool so that you don’t compromise your water workout or kids’ fun while in the city.
Grande Bretagne Hotel
Greece’s most emblematic hotel is located at the heart of Athens, Syntagma Square. The Grande Bretagne hotel offers many high-end amenities, among which comes a 65 sq. meters indoor pool, heated to the perfect temperature year-round. The salted water with hydro-jet massage of the pool will surely rejuvenate you after a long day in the city!
Source: Grande Bretagne Hotel
Electra Metropolis Hotel
Electra Metropolis is a stylish 5-star hotel, only a short walk away from Syntagma Square. A relatively new addition to the city’s accommodation map, Electra Metropolis includes an indoor heated pool plus a hot tub to soak in and take a moment away from the city’s hustle and bustle.
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NYX Esperia Palace Hotel
NYX Esperia is a youthful, artsy 5-star hotel right at the heart of Athens. Its many facilities include spa treatments, a sauna, a steam room, a hot spring bath, a day gym, and an indoor heated pool (shallow), available around the year. An excellent way to relax and let off some of the sightseeing walking tiredness.
Source: NYX Esperia Palace Athens Indoor Pool
The Residence – Christokopidou Hotel & Spa
The fully equipped Residence – Christokopidou Hotel & SPA wellness center includes a steam room, a sauna, and an indoor heated pool. It’s located in the basement of the hotel and offers a hidden refuge of relaxation just steps away from bustling Psirri with its dozens of live music restaurants, bars, and shops.
Source: The Residence – Christokopidou Hotel & Spa
Electra Palace Hotel
The elegant 5-star hotel offers its guests luxury spa facilities, including a fully equipped fitness center, an open-air jacuzzi, a hot tub, and an indoor heated pool with hydro-jets. Electra Palace truly offers the perfect way to relax and unwind during your city vacation.
Source: Electra Palace Hotel
The Hilton Athens
April 2022 UPDATE: In January 2022, it was announced the Hilton Athens Hotel will close, will be redeveloped, and rebranded as Conrad. The Conrad will have 280 rooms and suites and 50-unit residences. Conrad is expected to open by 2024.
Located in the heart of Athens, the Hilton offers elegant and kid-friendly rooms and suites. It is an upscale hotel with views of the city or the Acropolis. It has indoor and outdoor pools. The outdoor pool offers exceptional views of the Acropolis. However, if you are visiting Athens in winter, you can swim in the indoor pool. Note that there is a fee for the indoor pool. Adults pay 15€ per day, kids pay 7.5€, and children under 5 years old are admitted free of charge.
NJV Athens Plaza
With a fantastic location in Syntagma Square and stunning views of the Acropolis, the NJV Athens Plaza offers spacious, elegant rooms for your family. The hotel does not have its own pool but guests, at a special daily rate, have access to the pool of Holmes Place gym, which is just 2 minutes away from Athens Plaza. The price is 19€ per person and includes the gym and indoor pool facilities.
Grand Hyatt Athens
Grand Hyatt Athens is located less than 2 miles from Acropolis, in the heart of Athens. It includes three amazing pools, including a pool on the rooftop with stunning views over the Acropolis and a relaxing oasis, a heated, adult-only indoor pool. You and your family will love all of them.
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Intercontinental is situated just 1.9 miles from Acropolis. Your family will love the outdoor 394 ft² pool on the hotel premises, while at the hotel’s spa center, you can also find their indoor pool.
Source: Athenaeum Intercontinental
Sofitel is a one-of-a-kind hotel, mainly due to its unique location just 50 meters away from the International Airport of Athens. An excellent choice if you want to spend a few nights in Athens before visiting the Greek islands. The hotel includes a relaxing indoor pool, perfect for unwinding after a long flight.
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Cape Sounio Boutique Resort
Located very close to the temple of Poseidon in Sounion, Cape Sounio Boutique Resort is an amazing resort for families. In its Elixir Spa Retreat, the property features a glass-walled indoor freshwater pool, heated during the season with cannons, bubble seats, nozzles, and shower jets.
Source: Grecotel Cape Sounio Boutique Resort
The Margi Boutique Hotel
The Margi is a 5* property located in Vouliagmeni. This is a top-tier accommodation, ideal for those who don’t compromise on quality. In the Margi Spa, a true haven of wellness, you will find 3 beautifully designed single treatment rooms, a couple’s suite, a wet area with steam and sauna room, and an indoor pool.
Source: The Margi Boutique Hotel
Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso
This is one of the most iconic hotels in Vouliagmeni. The Divani offers luxury accommodation options, paired with 5* amenities including the only Thalassotherapy Center in Athens (and one of the biggest Wellness Centers in Europe). Their Thalassotherapy indoor pool is stunning.
Source: Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso
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