NEW Hotel, Athens

From €176
Per Night

Designed by the award-winning Brazilian designers, the Campana Brothers, NEW Hotel in Athens boasts energetic hospitality and seductive customer-centred services.

Designed by the award-winning Brazilian designers, the Campana Brothers, NEW Hotel in Athens boasts energetic hospitality and seductive customer-centred services. NEW hotel encompasses an eco-friendly ethos, a love for contemporary materials and a sensitivity to local greek culture - which is apparent in every aspect of NEW Hotel’s design.

Featuring 79-room and suites, this hotel is known to be one of the city’s finest examples of modern architecture and acts as the only contemporary boutique hotel in Athens. The NEW Hotel was formerly the Olympic Palace Hotel and while strikingly modern in design today, original features have been retained and recycled, including the 1940s black marble staircase. Now, the old blends in with the new, with the outstanding, yet unusual, custom-made furnishings and handmade fixtures making every guest feel like they have just stepped into a major art installation.

Located on Filellinon Street, next to Constitution Square (Syntagma Square), the hotel is perfectly positioned as a base for exploring sights of Athens, including the ruins of Plaka, the Acropolis hill and its museum, the stylish boutique shopping district of Kolonaki and the bustling business zone.

Fact Sheet

Highlights:

  • In room and public spaces Contemporary Art Installation
  • A signature Penthouse Suite with Acropolis View
  • Top rated rooftop restaurant & Bar “Art Lounge” with panoramic views of Athens
  • Fitness room, Hammam & Jacuzzi
  • Sustainability programme
  • Spa menu available

Guest rooms:

79 rooms & Suites all boasting art installation, hotel areas and custom-made design furniture and handmade fixtures.

Fitness:

Get ready to experience a personal sense of re-NEW-al and firm your muscles at the fully equipped NEW Sense fitness room, open on a twenty-four-hour basis. Personal trainer can be hired on request.

Spa & Wellness:

NEW Sense is NEW Hotel’s Gym and Wellness Club, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of bustling Athens. New Sense houses a Jacuzzi, steam bath, spa and variety of different massages and treatments.

Dining

The Campana’s influence extends to NEW Taste the restaurant. Located on the ground floor, it is based on the iconic Favela Chair, with columns covered in long narrow strips of wood, reminiscent of the favelas in Brazil, and pieces of furniture from the old Olympic hotel. The all-day restaurant serves a menu based on simple dishes from the Mediterranean, cooked using the finest and freshest produce, a popular place for guests and Athenians alike.

On the 7th floor of the hotel, the Art Lounge, serves exceptional food and cocktails, topped off with panoramic views of Athens.

Top Amenities & Services:

  • 24Hrs room service
  • Transportation from/to the hotel
  • Guided City Experiences
  • Pillow Menu & Simmons Mattresses in all guestrooms
  • Smart TV
  • Working desk, mini bar, electronic safe deposit box
  • Handmade design furniture/Artwork installations
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Electric sun-proof & blackout roll top curtains
  • Complimentary access to NEW Sense fitness center, hammam & jacuzzi (Spa menu available)

(Please find full list under the 'Need to Know' tab)

A Little Extra:

Unique pieces of contemporary art

Photo Gallery

Location

Located on Filellinon Street, 200 metres from the Constitution Square (Syntagma Square), the NEW hotel is perfectly positioned as a base for exploring sights of Athens, including the ruins of Plaka, the Acropolis hill and its museum, the stylish boutique shopping district of Kolonaki and the bustling business zone.

Located between the traditional district of Plaka with its ancient Roman ruins and the more contemporary Kolonaki neighbourhood with its modern vibe, galleries and fashion boutiques, NEW Hotel is the perfect bridge between the old and the new.

What’s more, the NEW hotel is only 12km from the Piraeus Port and 28km from the Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport.

Standard Room:

Boasting a generous 20 to 23 square meters of space, these standard rooms are unusually large for standard rooms. Offering a beautiful side street view, they really do catch the vibe of the historic neighborhood and surrounding exteriors.

Beds

1x King Sized bed or 2x Twins

Views

Street View

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 People

Bathroom

En-suite bathroom With Walk-in Shower

Superior Rooms:

Superbly arranged, these stunning Superior Rooms feel bigger than their 23 to 25 square meters. The superior rooms also offer a side-street view, beating with the city’s pulse. An extra bed can be added upon request.

Beds

1x King Sized bed or 2x Twins

Views

Street View

Occupancy

Maximum of 3 People

Bathroom

En-suite bathroom With Walk-in Shower

Superior Plus Rooms

Although these rooms are the same size as the Superior rooms, the majority of the Superior Plus rooms offer stunning views of Lycabetus Hill, seemingly bringing the trademark site right in. The front rooms on Filellinon street overlook the Russian Church of Sotira Lykodimou, the largest medieval building in Athens, and the exquisite National Gardens.

Beds

1x King Sized bed

Views

Stunning views of Lycabetus Hill or the Russian Church of Sotira Lykodimou

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 People

Bathroom

En-suite bathroom With Walk-in Shower

Studios:

These Studio rooms cover over 30 square meters of sophisticated design, including a separate and comfortable sitting area to relax and rewind after a long day in the city. The majority of studios are street corner rooms, overlooking the Russian Church of Sotira Lykodimou, the largest medieval building in Athens, and the exquisite National Gardens. There are a few studios with a side-street view, again radiating comfort and style.

Beds

1x King Sized bed

Views

Russian Church of Sotira Lykodimou

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 People

Bathroom

En-suite bathroom With Walk-in Shower

Junior Suites

Generously spaced over 35 square meters, the stunning junior suites treat their guests with a separate sleeping and living room area. There is also authentic modern art on display, as each suite boasts a unique art installation from renowned Greek artists. All junior suites overlook a hanging garden, with intricately woven walls.

Beds

1x King Sized bed + 1x Sofa Bed

Views

Overlooking The Hanging Garden

Occupancy

Maximum of 3 People

Bathroom

En-suite bathroom With Walk-in Shower

Penthouse Suite:

Designed to perfection, the spacious penthouse suite encapsulates the Campana brothers aesthetic in all its 70 square meters. Every piece of furniture, every fixture and furnishing, has been handpicked to create a sense of understated yet unsurpassable exclusivity. Each space is meticulously designed to maximize comfort, with a separate sleeping room and living room area. Entirely cast from marble, the bathroom adds to the plush effect. The suite has a large terrace that appears to be embracing the city below, affording 360° views of all the historical landmarks, including the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill, Syntagma Square and the House of Parliament.

Beds

1x King Sized bed + 1x Sofa Bed

Views

360° views of all the historical landmarks, including the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill, Syntagma Square and the House of Parliament

Occupancy

Maximum of 3 People

Bathroom

Full Marble En-suite Bathroom With Walk-in Shower

Fine- Dining:

NEW TASTE: This in-house bar-restaurant serves a mouthwatering American breakfast and lunch, as well as high-regarded Mediterranean cuisine. The highly innovative menus, using local organic products and the finest and freshest produce, alternate from lunch sandwiches and salads, to grills, Greek specialities and delicious dinner plates. NEW Taste features an authentic Espresso Bar, serving the Napolitano Passalacqua coffee. What's more, the traditional bread and pastries baked daily are simply irresistible, making you want to get up early in the morning to enjoy the delightful baked goods while they are still warm.

NEW ART LOUNGE: The gorgeous Art Lounge located on the 7th floor of the NEW Hotel. Without a doubt, the New Art Lounge lays claim as one of the most beautiful rooftops in the city, as it combines contemporary art and design with fine cuisine. The outstanding art library boasts more than 2.000 art books for guests to browse while relaxing on the terrace, together with an impressive 360-degree view. of historic Athens landmarks including the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill, Syntagma Square and the Parliament. This is urban chic at its finest.

Guided Tours or Audio Self-Guided Tours:

Discover the city of Athens and explore its historic and cultural treasures. Enjoy a tour of the Acropolis and the most renowned ancient temples and monuments. Or, if you are an art lover instead, delve into the city’s artistic heart and soul, by joining an exciting treasure hunt related to Socrates and participate in a unique clay workshop to make your experience even more memorable.

If a guided tour isn’t for you, you can explore the iconic surroundings of the Acropolis and the beautiful Plaka area with an immersive audio tour that can be played via your phone!

Museums & Galleries:

Apart from the well known archaeological sites, Athens has an alluring range of museums and art galleries to visit. With over 60 museums open to the public, covering a wide range of subjects, there is something that will interest everyone, of all ages and all interests in Greek history and culture.

Top galleries included: NEON;The Museum of Cycladic Art; The National Gallery of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art; B&E Goulandris Foundation; The Goulandris Museum of Natural History; Rebecca Camhi; The Breeder Gallery; Radio Athènes; State of Concept; Gagosian; Zoumboulakis Galleries.

Athletic Experience:

Pump up your adrenaline and tone your muscles while discovering the beauty of Athens. Enjoy a jogging tour to the national garden or a biking ride around the buzzing city while unravelling one by one its hidden jewels.

Likewise, you can find your inner peace with daily yoga sessions just in time for sunset.

Food & Wine:

Embark on a sense-provoking tour to discover the renowned Greek cuisine and local food culture, learn valuable cooking secrets by attending a series of cooking lessons with the hotel’s chef or enhance your wine expertise and tasting abilities with the most comprehensive wine seminars in the city.

Enquire for more information.

Essential Information

Full List of Facilities & Services:

  • 24Hrs Front Desk & room services.
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Concierge service & Porterage service
  • Business corner
  • WiFi internet access in all hotel areas free of charge
  • Turn-down service & Wake up call
  • Luggage storage
  • Daily newspaper
  • Early bird breakfast / Take away services
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
  • Personal training
  • Medical Service
  • Babysitting
  • Transportation from/to the hotel
  • Car rental
  • Guided City Experiences
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access
  • Direct telephone number + Voice mail
  • Pillow Menu
  • Simmons Mattresses in all guestrooms
  • Natural bath amenities, bathrobes, slippers, Hair Dryer
  • Smart TV
  • Working desk, mini bar, electronic safe deposit box
  • Handmade design furniture/Artwork installations
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Electric sun-proof & blackout roll top curtains
  • Complimentary access to NEW Sense
  • Fitness center & the hammam

Visa:

At the time of writing, you do not need a Visa to visit Greece if you are from the UK or US for less than 90 days. However, please check the full guidelines on the embassy website before you travel. For UK citizens this is the Foreign Travel Advice section of https://www.gov.uk

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is an important part of any booking. We recommend everyone who travels with us has taken out adequate travel insurance which includes cover for the full value of your holiday with us.

If you would like to obtain cover for your trip please feel free to contact specialist Insurance Brokers, Campbell Irvine Direct for a quote. GoKo Travels is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Ltd who are Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority .

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Covid-19:

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For more up to date information regarding the current travel restrictions within Greece, please click here

Additionally, you can email: info@gokotravels.com and a GoKo Travel Manager will get back to you as soon as possible with all the relevant information.

Travel With Confidence:

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all of our travellers, leaders, suppliers and staff remains our top priority. Not only have we updated our booking policies so you can flexibly amend booking arrangements before departure and get the most out of your holidays while away, we have also introduced new measures and safety guidelines so you can travel with GoKo Travels safely and securely.

What does this new booking policy mean for me?:

Fully Flexible bookings for peace of mind - We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why GoKo Travels have updated our booking policies, so you now have full flexibility to change your travel plans if needed.

Our flexible booking policy includes:

(a) Free date changes up to 45days prior to departure - with no interest or added fees

(b) Full refund giving if you have to cancel the trip due to any COVID-19 related issues or international restrictions.

(c) You can now lock in your trip with a small refundable deposit and then pay the rest in instalments whenever you like, with no interest or fees.

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  • Full Flexibility

    Free date changes and cancellations up to 45 days before departure on the majority of our holidays.

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    Full refund given if you have to cancel the trip due to any COVID-19 related issues or international restrictions.

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    When you travel with us you can be confident that all of our holidays meet COVID-19 safety regulations.

Giving Back

As part of our commitment to preserving planet earth, we donate 3% of our profits to GoKo Travel's registered non-for-profit, "The GoKo Earth Preservation".

The GoKo Earth Preservation has been set up to protect and preserve the natural habitats of our planet and to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of threatened environments and endangered species around the globe. This is achieved through rewilding, reforestation and marine conservation projects, alongside local community support.

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Securing A Rainforest Reserve

Support the purchase of our very own GoKo Rainforest reserve - preserving biodiversity and protecting endangered species in the world's most important habitat.

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Assisting Marine Conservation

With your help, we can buy boats to support marine conservation; securing the future for our fragile oceans and the wonderful beings that inhabit them.

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Creating New National Parks

By helping with the creation of new parks, we can support local economies, empower native communities and put healthy landscapes into permanent protection.

Carbon Offsetting as Standard

Although all of our GoKo holidays promise to warm your hearts, we don’t want it to contribute to warming the planet.

For every trip booked with us, we support a 3-step carbon offset scheme to calculate and neutralise your holiday footprint, allowing you to travel conscious free, for no added cost. This covers every step of the journey where you travel with us, from international flights to hotel heating, transport, food and more.

The GoKo Carbon Offsetting scheme does not focus on just planting trees, but rather the purchasing, persevering and protecting standing forests from deforestation and degradation - helping revive forests back to full health and avoiding the release of stored carbon. This also enables the regeneration of degraded habitats, which gradually re-absorb atmospheric CO2.

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