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The Best Hotels in Athens with Pools

    Athens, as the capital of Greece, hosts millions of tourists every year. Accordingly, the city offers numerous accommodation options. From luxurious to eco-friendly hotels, from self-catered apartments to small boutique hotels, there is pretty much everything for every traveler.

    With high temperatures during summer, lots of clients are looking for accommodation options in or near the center of Athens with pools.For this reason, Kids Love Greece Team has compiled a list of the best hotels in the historic Athens city center with pools.

    Since there are not many accommodations with pools in Athens, the hotels listed below, we encourage you to book your rooms well in advance. We are here to help you!

    Grande Bretagne Hotel Athens

    Grande Bretagne has a prime location, opposite Constitution Square and the House of Parliament. The rooms are recommended for families, they are luxurious and offer great views of the city. Some of the rooms have balconies overlooking the Acropolis. While diving in the Roof Garden pool, you can see the Olympic Stadium. If you and your family prefer the ultimate luxurious experience, you can stay in the penthouse with private pool. You can also visit the thermal suite. In the thermal suite you can enjoy a herbal bath, grotto, ice fountain and indoor pool.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: Yes (Outdoor)

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    2. King George Hotel Athens

    Housed in a neoclassical building, King George is located in the historic Syntagma Square, between Parliament and the fashionable Voukourestiou Street. In the spacious and luxurious rooms, you and your family will enjoy views of the Acropolis or the inner courtyard. Guests can use the indoor pool of Grande Bretagne, the hotel next to King George. The hotel also offers you the possibility to swim in your private pool in the penthouse.

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: Yes (at Great Bretagne)

    Private pool: No

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    Indoor pool of Grande Bretagne that King George guests can use

    3. Electra Metropolis

    Electra Metropolis is located in the city center, just 200 m from Syntagma Square. It has a small rooftop pool with a waterfall effect on the sun terrace overlooking Athens. You and your family will love the luxurious rooms. The indoor pool is open all year round.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: No

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    4. The St. George Lycabettus Hotel

    The St. George Hotel is located in the upscale Kolonaki district, with magnificent views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and the Saronic Gulf. During the summer months, you and your kids can enjoy refreshments and drinks at the rooftop pool bar.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: No

    St George Lycabettus kids pool

    5. The Hilton Athens

    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 euros per day, kids pay 7.5 euros, and children under 5 are admitted free of charge.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: No

    Outdoor Pool Hilton

    6. 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 euros per person and includes the gym and indoor pool facilities. Please check the regulations because of covid-19.

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: Yes (Holmes Place nearby)

    Private pool: No

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    7. Novus City Hotel Athens

    Novus City Hotel is situated in the city center of Athens. It offers you and your kids the opportunity to relax in the VIEWS Rooftop Bar, Pool, and Terrace. The bar lies outdoors on the 8th floor of the hotel. You will love the sunset and the fantastic view of Lycabettus and Acropolis.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: No

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    8. Wyndham Grand Athens

    Just a few meters from Metaxourgeio Metro Station, the modern and contemporary Wyndham Grand Athens features a bar restaurant with panoramic views over the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill, and the Saronic Gulf. In the bar restaurant, you and your kids can enjoy swimming at a rooftop outdoor pool with a small waterfall.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: No

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    9. Grand Hyatt Athens

    Grand Hyatt Athens is located less than 2 miles from Acropolis, in the heart of Athens. It includes three amazing pools. A pool at the rooftop with stunning views over the Acropolis. An outdoor pool is a relaxing oasis and a heated, adult-only indoor pool. You and your family will love all three of them.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: No

    Roof Top Pool in the Grand Hyatt Athens Greece

    10. Athenaeum Intercontinental

    Intercontinental is situated just 1,9 miles from Acropolis. Your family will love the outdoor 394 ft² pool in the hotel premises. You can also enjoy snacks and beverages at the pool bar. At the Spa center of the hotel, you can also find the indoor pool.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: No

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    11. Athenian Residences

    Athenian Residences is situated in the Athens City Center district. The premises are  300 m from Ancient Agora of Athens. It is a family-friendly hotel with family rooms and suites. The hotel gives access to all guests to a small outdoor pool.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: No

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    12. Divani Palace Acropolis

    The Divani Palace Acropolis hotel enjoys a breathtaking views of the Acropolis from its rooftop restaurant and is located strategically, walking distance from the new Acropolis museum, Acropolis, Plaka and Herodion Theater.

    The unique feature of the Divani Palace Acropolis hotel is that it sits on the ancient ruins of Themistocles wall, which was discovered in the foundations during construction.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (Iconic Suite with Acropolis View & Private Jacuzzi)

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    13. A77 Suites by Andronis

    A77 Suites are close to many local points of interest like Acropolis, Roman Agora, and Syntagma Square. Between all the beautiful, spacious, and elegant suites, you can choose the Iconic Suite, which offers a private jacuzzi at your own porch with an Acropolis view.

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (Acropolis Terrace Suite jacuzzi)

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    14. Villa Meliti Athens

    Villa Meliti is located in the city center of Athens, just 400 m from Gazi – Technopoli. It is a modern, minimal, family villa with a private pool. Try to make your own drinks and snacks and enjoy them next to your private pool!

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (Outdoor)

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    15. The Alto Psyrri Penthouse by K&K

    The Alto Psyrri Penthouse is just 100 m from Ermou Street-Shopping Area in Athens and offers a great view of the Acropolis. It includes spacious areas and a swimming pool at a terrace. It is the perfect accommodation for a big family who wants a peaceful and private vacation.

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (Outdoor)

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    16. Perianth Hotel

    The Perianth is one of the most popular resorts in Athens. Situated very close to Thissio and the Acropolis, this hotel is an amazing choice for those who want to explore the rich history of Athens. Perianth includes different types of minimalist rooms and suites for you to choose from. As with most hotels on this list, Perianth is an excellent summer accommodation due to its small outdoor pool. 

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (in Penthouse)

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    17. Herodion Hotel Athens

    If you love hotels that are close to famous archaeological sites, it doesn’t get any better than Herodion. The hotel is located very close to the Acropolis Museum and has a fantastic view of the Acropolis. The penthouse suite includes a specially designed terrace with a swimming pool and a jacuzzi. 

    Outdoor pool: No only two outdoor jacuzzis and water spray

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (penthouse suite)

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    18. Sofitel Airport

    Sofitel is a one-of-a-kind hotel, mainly due to its unique location. This hotel is situated only 50m from the International Airport of Athens. Thus, this is an excellent choice if you want to spend a few nights in Athens before you visit the breathtaking Greek islands. The hotel includes a shared indoor pool.

    Outdoor pool: No

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: No

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    19. Four Seasons Astir Palace

    The Four Seasons Palace is definitely one of the best choices when it comes to summer accommodation near the center of Athens. This hotel provides different types of accommodation, depending on the purpose of your stay. When it comes to the topic of this article, you will be glad to hear that the Four Seasons Astir Palace has rooms with private pools.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (various room types)

    Four Seasons Astir Palace

    20. Grand Resort Lagonissi Athens

    Located in Lagonissi, the Grand Resort Lagonissi is an ideal destination for those who want to combine their visit to Athens with private, relaxing accommodation. The resort has numerous suites and bungalows with private pools and an outdoor pool.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: No

    Private pool: Yes (various room types)

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    21. Cape Sounio Boutique Resort

    Located very close to the temple of Poseidon in Sounion, Cape Sounio Boutique Resort is an amazing resort for families. The hotel offers many types of rooms (bungalows, villas, and suites). Apart from the resort’s indoor and outdoor pools, there are villas and bungalows with private pools.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: Yes (various room types)

    Cape Sounio hotel pool accommodation

    22. The Margi Hotel

    The Margi hotel is a 5-star hotel located in Vouliagmeni. This is a top-tier accommodation, ideal for those who don’t compromise on quality. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool. Apart from that, the Margi offers villas with private jacuzzis.

    Outdoor pool: Yes

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: Yes (Outdoor jacuzzi)

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    23. Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso

    Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso is one of the most iconic hotels located in Vouliagmeni, in the heart of the Athenian Riviera. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation and family rooms for a comfortable stay. Divani Apollon Palace has an indoor and two outdoor pools. Apart from that, this resort also has a specially designed kids’ pool.

    Outdoor pool: Yes (two outdoor pools)

    Indoor pool: Yes

    Private pool: No

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