Kifissia, Athens

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  • My Hotel Room
    My Hotel Room
    by crmneln
  • View of Freeway (you can hear the freeway)
    View of Freeway (you can hear the...
    by crmneln
  • Former luxury hotel, used as company HQ
    Former luxury hotel, used as company HQ
    by zontania
  • Pines Hotel - Far from Airport 12.4 miles,19.96Km

    by crmneln Updated Feb 19, 2012

    “Far from Airport 12.4 miles (19.96 Km)”
    Be forewarned that it is NOT close to the airport. I paid a cab driver 55 Euros one-way at night to go to this hotel. From what I could tell, there isn't public transportation near it either.

    Pines Hotel
    Chelidonous Artemidos 2 Nea Kifissia
    Athens. 14564 GR
    (210) 620-5011

    On one side the hotel, faces the freeway and on the other side it faces the parking lot (Garden View). If you paid for Garden View, make them give it to you.
    Room Tip: Hotel close to Airport is Holiday Inn (approximately 10 minutes away) or Softel at Airport

    Gewarnt, dass es nicht in der Nähe des Flughafens sein. Ich bezahlte einen Taxifahrer 55 Euro one-way in der Nacht, in diesem Hotel zu gehen. Von dem, was ich sagen konnte, es ist nicht die öffentlichen Verkehrsmittel in der Nähe es auch nicht.

    Auf der einen Seite des Hotels, steht vor der Autobahn und auf der anderen Seite steht es auf dem Parkplatz (Garden View). Wenn Sie sich für Garden View bezahlt, damit sie es dir geben.
    Zimmer Tipp: Hotel in der Nähe zum Flughafen ist das Holiday Inn (ca. 10 Minuten) oder Softel am Flughafen

    Tenga presente que no está cerca del aeropuerto. Yo pagué a un taxista 55 euros de ida por la noche para ir a este hotel. De lo que pude ver, no hay transporte público cerca de él tampoco.

    A un lado del hotel, se enfrenta a la autopista y en el otro lado los que se enfrenta el estacionamiento (con vistas al jardín). Si usted pagó con vistas al jardín, que lo entreguen a usted.
    Sugerencia: hotel cerca del aeropuerto es Holiday Inn (a unos 10 minutos) o en el aeropuerto de Softel
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    Soyez prévenu que ce n'est pas près de l'aéroport. J'ai payé un chauffeur de taxi 55 euros aller simple le soir pour aller à cet hôtel. D'après ce que j'ai pu dire, il n'est pas le transport en commun à proximité de l'autre.

    D'un côté de l'hôtel, donne sur l'autoroute et de l'autre côté il donne sur le parking (vue jardin). Si vous avez payé pour Vue sur le jardin, leur faire donner à vous.
    Astuce chambre: Hôtel proche de l'aéroport de Holiday Inn (environ 10 minutes) ou à l'aéroport de Softel

    Να προειδοποιήσει ότι ΔΕΝ είναι κοντά στο αεροδρόμιο. Πλήρωσα ένας οδηγός ταξί 55 ευρώ μονόδρομο τη νύχτα για να πάει σε αυτό το ξενοδοχείο. Από ό, τι θα μπορούσα να πω, δεν υπάρχει δημόσια συγκοινωνία κοντά σε αυτό, είτε.

    Από τη μία πλευρά του ξενοδοχείου, αντιμετωπίζει τον αυτοκινητόδρομο και από την άλλη πλευρά που αντιμετωπίζει το πάρκινγκ (με θέα στον κήπο). Αν πληρώσατε για θέα στον κήπο, να τους δώσουμε σε εσάς.
    Συμβουλή δωματίου: Ξενοδοχείο κοντά στο αεροδρόμιο, το Holiday Inn (περίπου 10 λεπτά) ή Softel στο αεροδρόμιο

    My Hotel Room View of Freeway (you can hear the freeway)
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  • Kifissia - Haven of Athens

    by taxigirl Written Feb 22, 2009

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    Beautiful store windows, a tranquil retreat from the downtown hustle and bustle of dusty Athens.
    My fav suburb of Athens. Just a 30min train ride on the train (ilektriko ISAP) from Syntagma. The trees, space, the beauty, restaurants - Mythos Grill a must for souvlaki and dish of the day for lunch - don't miss the rocket paremsan salad it's out of this world.

    Dessert is only a couple of doors down on Kassaveti St at Varsos...all the Greek sweets you can imagine (go perfectly well with a frappe) are made on the premises including their very own icecream. The rice pudding is a must to try as are their tiropites and spanakopites (cheese and spinach pies).

    Take a walk through the park next to Train Station or sit in the shade of the trees at Everest on Kassaveti St corner, which also make the tastiest patatopites (potato pies).

    There is little not to like in Kifissia. Best seen on foot to savour the atmosphere or sit at one of the cafes to people watch, see and be seen.

    Don't go to Kifissia looking like a tourist in shorts and Greek tourist T-Shirt, wear smart casual and the more dressed up, the better!

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    by sinequanon Updated Jun 17, 2006

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    Kifisia is one of the posh suburbs of Athens. One of the oldest too. Huge trees, beatiful villas with spacious gardens, makes Kifisia a great place to stroll about. Lots of shops in the center, cafes and restaurants if you want to rest. The place has become quite popular with the nouveau riche lately and many of the beautiful original villas have given way to maisonettes but there are no tall buildings there so that is a plus.

    The temperature is always somewhat lower than downtown Athens and in winter it snows there regularly something that does not happen in the center of Athens.

    The easiest way to get there is by metro, the Pireaus-Kifisia line. The line ends there so it is easy to find.

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    Sunday papers in a cool suburb

    by zontania Updated Jun 1, 2003

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    If you are keen on seeing a different aspect of life in Athens, hop on the metro and head to Kifissia, the end of the line. Upon exiting the station, head up the road to the centre of Kifissia (use the park if the gates are open). Keep walking up in a virtual line past the fountain at the edge of the park and little exhibition of sarcophagi in the far right corner of the road, till you reach a crossroads. Do a left and follow the road to the next crossroads where you will do a right. This will take you all the way up to Kefalari square. If in doubt, ask anyone to point you to 'Plateia Kefalariou'. You will pass lots of boutiques and shops on the way. It is the posh shopping district of the Northern suburbs. Once you are in Kefalari square (recognisable by the TGI Friday's restaurant on your left), you have a choice of cafes to sit. Greek people like to read their papers in the shade of the umbrellas, slowly sipping their frappe coffees.

    After you have rested, take a walk through the smaller streets to get a glimpse of the past glory of Kifissia with the neoclassical villas of the aristocracy and the fragrant gardens. If you get lost, just ask someone to point you to 'metro Kifissias'.

    Other things to do in Kifissia: visit the Goulandris Natural History Museum; take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage (not available all year round). Unfortunately, there aren't many horse drawn carriages any more as the increased traffic spooks the horses and the owners found it harder and harder to upkeep their animals after the 70s due to increasing prices for space (what used to be the carriage driver's humble home and stables is now housing a multi-storey block of flats...) Please pay the price for a relaxed tour of the area, knowing that your money will keep one man in business and will help resist the lust for urbanisation that eats up all that is gentle and kind. And who knows, maybe one day you will return to Kefalari to get married at the church there, riding in a horse-drawn carriage decorated with flowers!

    Former luxury hotel, used as company HQ
    Related to:
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    • Hiking and Walking
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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