Athens City Greece Guide

LUXURY HOTELS IN ATHENS: The Westin Athens Astir Palace

The-Westin-Athens-Astir-Palace-mapBrief Description

Located on a private peninsula, on the seaside part of Athens - 25km from the centre of Athens and International airport, the impressive and cut into the rock ´The Westin Athens offers exceptional views and a unique landscape. Recently renovated (2004) by internationally acclaimed architects and interior designers, the world famous hotel part of the Astir Palace complex features a modern design concept and embodies Westin’s core values of personal, instinctive, renewal, which have struck a chord with travellers around the globe. Features of the hotel include Olympic size pool, gym, seaview lounges, bars and verandas, fusion and Mediterranean cuisine restaurants. The resort is the ideal venue for both leisure and business travellers. With a variety of meeting and conference rooms, The Westin Athens has hosted major international governmental and corporate events with a great success.

The-Westin-Athens-Astir-Palace-poolLocation

This privileged location offers its guests the pleasure of spending precious days and nights by the sea, with the possibility of visiting Athens' historical sites and the Cape Sounion. The hotel's prime location, only half an hour drive from the city, is convenient for reaching the cosmopolitan city centre of Athens, enjoying all the services of a modern city and its cultural heritage (Acropolis, Olympic stadium, etc.), the elite shopping spot of Glyfada. Also, the hotel's surrounding areas offer a wide range of excursions and attractions, nearby archaeological temples (Cape Sounion) and atmospheric landscapes. Driving along the coastal road of "Posidonos", a beautiful coastline, you will pass by the stunning beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza.

The-Westin-Athens-Astir-Palace-suiteGuest Accommodation

* 162 rooms and suites on 4 floors - all sea view
* Hotel was built in 1979
* Complete refurbishment in 2004
* Non smoking rooms available
* Modern furnishing and interior design
* High speed internet access
* Plasma TV screens
* In room work desk
* Private balcony/terrace
* Luxurious bath amenities
* Cable and Pay TV
* Individual climate control
* In room safe
* Hairdryer
* Voicemail

 

Meeting and Conference Rooms

* Three meeting rooms - 75/80 pax classroom
* One congress hall - 370 pax classroom(dividable into three sections)
* Two boardrooms - 16/20 pax installed table
* Large outdoor / partially-covered exhibition area

Hotel services and facilities

The-Westin-Athens-Astir-Palace-suite* Private beach
* Olympic size swimming pool
* Private cabanas by the beach and pool
* Gourmet restaurant and atmospheric bars
* Extensive conference and; meeting facilities
* Business centre
* Helipad
* Parking available
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Recreation and; Sport

* Private beach and swimming pool
* Tennis courts
* Mini soccer
* Basketball, volleyball courts
* Watersports
* Fitness centre
* Spa (located at the Arion Resort and Spa)
* Golf course (8 km away from the resort)

Dining and; Bars

* Hydra restaurant. Greek modern cuisine.
* Kymata Mediterranean restaurant With undisturbed sea / swimming pool views
* Sofa Bar-Lobby lounge bar
* Blue pool-by the hotel's swimming pool