Explore Athens, Greece’s capital city from our central hotel in Kolonaki

Athens is a city steeped in history, each of its streets offering something to discover. The Social Athens Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals is located just steps away from historical treasures and is nestled in the heart of Kolonaki, one of Athens’ trendiest neighborhoods. Explore the picturesque streets of Plaka or the flea markets of Monastiraki. Don’t miss out on visiting the Acropolis or Lycabettus Hill, both just a short distance away from the hotel. Explore all this Greek capital has to offer.

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0.79 mi / 1.27 km from the hotel
Easily one of Athens’ most iconic landmarks, the Acropolis is a must-see on your visit to the capital. Dating back to the 5th century BC, experience a piece of history as you walk through this ancient site.


0.56 mi / 0.91 km from the hotel
The Plaka neighborhood is dotted with cafes, restaurants, and shops. Find picturesque cobblestone streets with trees and plants offering extra shade on hot days—the perfect place to unwind on a terrace.

Lycabettus Hill

0.55 mi / 0.88 km from the hotel
Walk or take the cable car to the top of Mount Lycabettus for breathtaking views of Athens. While at the top, visit the St George cathedral, dine at the restaurant, or take in a beautiful sunset over the city.

Voukourestiou Street

0.01 mi / 0.02 km from the hotel
For a day of shopping, there’s no better place than Voukourestiou Street. Head to Athens’ most renowned shopping street to find fashionable boutiques and shops from both Greek and international designers.

Benaki Museum

0.21 mi / 0.34 km from the hotel
Art and history lovers won’t want to miss a visit to the Benaki Museum. Once a family mansion, this museum features a collection of artwork ranging from the Ancient Greek and Roman era to present day.

Museum of Cycladic Art

0.33 mi / 0.53 km from the hotel
Explore the Museum of Cycladic Art, boasting one of the most complete private collections of Cycladic art in the world. Discover a variety of artifacts and artwork dating back to the 3rd century BC.