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NEW Hotel

Last updated: 26 December, 2023

It takes chutzpah to call your hotel NEW – but this Design Hotel is still cutting-edge, although it opened in 2011. Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana were recruited to spruce up the Olympic Palace, a 1950s landmark on the edge of Plaka.

Renowned for their eco-ethos, the Campana brothers worked with local architecture students, upcycling the original fittings alongside bespoke pieces of their own creation. The result: edgy design at democratic prices.

Coupled with can-do service and the best breakfast in town, this is an ideal choice for design junkies and first-time visitors.

Surrounding area

On a busy road, surrounded by typical Athenian apartment buildings, the view isn’t picturesque. But it’s only a block away from the serene National Garden in one direction, and the pretty old town of Plaka in the other.

The main archaeological sites are less than 10 minutes’ walk, and it’s just around the corner from the city’s main pedestrian high street, Ermou, with excellent little eateries in the surrounding backstreets, from sushi and ramen to burger and souvlaki joints.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
: Nearby *
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed