Athens, Greece, is a popular travel destination for gay, lesbian, transgender, … travelers. The city is LGBTQ+ friendly. On top of that, they also organize a yearly Pride march.
We decided to write a round up of the very best lesbian and gay hotels in Athens so it will be easier for you to make a choice when searching for LGBTQ+ friendly accommodation in the capital of Greece.
Athens is one of the most impressive historical cities in the world. Many of the main city highlights can be reached by walking.
Lesbian and gay friendly hotels in Athens
The accommodation in this selection are not exclusively lesbian or gay oriented. The city doesn’t have accommodation which is solely for LGBTQ+ travelers.
In this list, we provide hotels that offer a great service and are actively LGBTQ+ friendly.
All of these hotel options offer the luxury and facilities to make your stay in Athens memorable!
A for Athens
A for Athens is a stylish and beautiful lodging in the heart of the city. Its cool rooftop bar offers the best views over the Acropolis and the city.
Rooms are modern, luxurious, and they have all the amenities you might need.
The hotel has private rooms, suites, and apartments available, with or without views over the Acropolis.
- Rooftop bar
- View of the Acropolis
- Delicious breakfast included
170 – 270€ for a double room
400 – 450€ for a suite with view on the Acropolis
Design hotel with a modern vibe
A for Athens is located near the lesbian and gay nightlife in Athens (Gazi District).
This lodging is not exclusively lesbian or gay.
Staff and owners are super LGBTQ-friendly and a large part of the guests here is LGBTQ.
Plaka Hotel Athens
Plaka Hotel Athens is an LGBTQ+ friendly accommodation option in Athens. You’ll see this lodging show up in every guide about lesbian and gay hotels in Athens, as it is very popular among gay travelers.
The lodging is located in the historic city center and it’s only a short walk to all the main sights. So most rooms have views over either the city center or the Acropolis.
Rooms are spacious and beautifully designed.
- Delicious breakfast buffet and Greek breakfast
- Rooftop bar with views over Athens and the Acropolis
- Rooms with air conditioning, mini bar, Wi-Fi, and a safe
Double rooms start at 185€, and suites are up to 250€
Modern and stylish
Plaka Hotel Athens is not an exclusively lesbian or gay hotel, but the accommodation is very LGBTQ+ friendly and you’ll receive a warm welcome.
Its location is close to all the interesting landmarks and the LGBTQ district.
Hotel Fresh Athens
Hotel Fresh is an awesome pick for LGBTQ+ travelers in Athens. The hotel has a rooftop swimming pool to help you refresh on hot summer days!
The rooftop also has a bar with amazing views over the city and the Acropolis.
Rooms are beautiful and spacious. Decoration and styling of the rooms has been pimped with cool design features and furniture.
Most rooms have a balcony with great views.
- Rooftop swimming pool
- Rooftop bar with excellent cocktails
- Buffet breakfast
- Fitness centre
- Wellness centre
Double rooms are between 150€ and 190€ for 2 travelers
Hotel Fresh is not exclusively lesbian or gay.
LGBTQ+ travelers love this accommodation because of all the amenities and facilities that are offered.
The hotel has a modern and luxurious feel.
The Melia Hotel in Athens is a stylish and beautiful hotel in the heart of the city and it is walking distance to all the main tourist sights.
Rooms are spacious, and they have everything you might wish for: Wi-Fi, mini bar, satellite TV, air conditioning, …
Bathrooms are super luxurious. They have either a jet shower cabin or a spa bath.
This hotel has been around for a while and it’s known for its awesome service and luxurious atmosphere.
Plus: this hotel offers some amazing seasonal deals!
- Rooftop restaurant
- Rooftop swimming pool
- Hot tub and health center with sauna and steam bath
- On-site bar and restaurant
150€ – 220€ for a double room
200€ -300€ for a supreme room or executive suite
Classic and stylish
Melia Athens is not an exclusively lesbian or gay hotel in Athens.
The Melia group is known to be an LGBTQ+ friendly hotel chain.
LGBTQ travelers love this hotel because of its central location and luxurious feel with tons of interesting facilities.
New Hotel Athens
New Hotel Athens is a brand-new design hotel in the center of Athens.
This hotel has kept some outstanding design elements that were in place in the previous lodging in this building. But other parts over the hotel have undergone a complete make over and are super stylish and modern.
Rooms feel royal with floor to ceiling windows, bamboo floors, and impressive bathrooms.
- Mediterranean restaurant on site
- Fitness area
- Spa and wellness center
230€ – 350€ for a double room
New Hotel Athens is not an exclusively lesbian or gay hotel, but it has been voted as a top pick for LGBTQ+ travelers by multiple media outlets.
LGBTQ+ travelers love this place because of its central location and wide range of interesting facilities.
LGBTQ+ friendly accommodation in Athens
These are our tops picks for hotels in Athens.
Most of these hotels will make you feel like a Greek god or goddess while bathing in a marble bath or showering in a jet shower cabin.
We hope that you find the perfect accommodation option for your stay in this list and that you have an awesome time in the beautiful city of Athens!