Royal Olympic Hotel Athens
The European Data Forum 2014 will take place at the Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens, Greece.
The 5-star hotel is centrally located, just in front of the famous Temple of Olympion Zeus and only 3 minutes’ walk away from the Acropolis Metro station, the National Gardens and the new Acropolis Museum. The picturesque neighborhood of Plaka is around the corner, full with small taverns and bars for leisurely evenings.
After its complete renovation in 2009, the Royal Olympic was transformed to a very elegantly decorated hotel with supreme service satisfying the most demanding guest. Its Roof Garden Restaurant - Bar offers the ultimate dinning and wining experience in front of the most spectacular view in Athens.
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Royal Olympic Hotel Athens
28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str.
117 43, Athens,
Tel.: +30 210 92.88.400
Fax.: +30 210 92.33.317
How to reach Royal Olympic Hotel Athens from Athens International Airport
By Metro (option 1)
Royal Olympic Hotel is accessible via Metro Line 3 “Aghia Marina - Athens International Airport”. You can alternatively use the suburban railway from the airport, and change to metro line 3 at “Plakentias” station (in the direction of “Aghia Marina”).
Change lines at Syntagma Station. Use Metro Line 2 “Anthoupoli - Elliniko” in the direction of “Elliniko”. Get off at the first station (“Akropoli”). From there Royal Olympic Hotel is 200 meters away, walking along Ath. Diakou Street.
The approximate time from the Athens International Airport to the Hotel is 40 minutes. Tickets are available in all Metro stations and cost 8 euros for a single ride from/to the Airport.
By Bus (option 2)
24hour bus lines connecting Athens International Airport with Athens, depart from the Arrivals Level (between Exits 4 and 5).
Bus X95 “Syntagma – Airport” brings you Syntagma square. From there you can use Metro Line 2 “Anthoupoli - Elliniko” in the direction of “Elliniko”. Get off at the first station (“Akropoli”). From there Royal Olympic Hotel is 200 meters away, walking along Ath. Diakou Street.
Airport bus tickets are available from the bus drivers, from the ticket kiosk at the bus departure area and from all the metro stations around Athens and cost 5 euros for a single ride from/to the airport.
The journey time by bus from Athens International Airport to Syntagma square is approximately 60 minutes, depending on traffic. Details on the X95 route, departures’ timetable from / to the airport, and other useful information can be found here.
By Taxi (option 3)
Taxis are available at the designated Taxi waiting area located at Exit 3 of Arrivals Level. The journey duration from the airport to Royal Olympic Hotel is about 45 minutes. Fares for taxis departing from the airport are as follows:
- Day time flat fare (05:00 - 24:00) - 35 € from the Airport to “Athens city centre inner ring” (and vice versa)
- Night time flat fare (00:00 - 05:00) - 50 € from the airport to “Athens city centre inner ring” (and vice versa)
The charge is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and includes all applicable surcharges and extras. In most taxis you can only pay in cash.