Monastery Estate Athens
Athens Townhouse, part of Monastery Estate Hotels, is located in the picturesque square of Agia Eirini cathedral, the first cathedral of the newly established Greek capital of Athens. Agia Eirini (Saint Irene) square is moments away from the fringes of Akropolis hill and Plaka district and is just behind Ermou Street, Athens’ paved central shopping high street.
Athens Townhouse occupies a late 19th century Athenian mansion built by silk trader, Ioannis Mihalopoulos, spanning six levels including an extensive commercial space on the ground and lower ground floors and residential area on the upper 3 levels. The building owes many of its unique features to the son of Ioannis Mihalopoulos, Themistoklis, a lifelong professor of Greek language in the Arsakeion School, and once Member of Parliament, who has also taught privately the sons of King Constantine. Themistoklis Mihalopoulos has added one of the most elaborate facades for an Athenian private mansion including 4 marble balconies, a buste of Athena of Varvakeion, a peculiar statue of goddess Athena discovered in the site of the nearby Varvakeios market, ornamental style windows, as well as elaborate ceiling freezes in the main drawing rooms.
Monastery Estate has restored the mansion in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture at the utmost elegance level to a new 5-star hotel including 14 spacious rooms, a large open space ground floor food hall, and fully equipped spa. Its location in the fringes of Akropolis Hill and just behind Ermou Shopping Street (Athens Historical Centre) make it ideal to experience Athens’ wealth of archaeological monuments, street markets, and culinary life.
Athens Townhouse is the third location of Monastery Estate which aims through the restoration of historical/listed buildings to offer a unique Greek holiday experience combining luxurious contemporary living within a natural historical context.
HOTEL FACILITIES & SERVICES
• 14 Luxurious guestrooms, including 6 with
balcony 4 with heated outdoor bathtub
• 24 hour Reception
• Extensive Concierge Services
• In house restaurant offering Italian and Mediterranean Cuisine
• 24 hour Room Service
• Indoor Spa & Treatments
• Twice per day Housekeeping service
• Laundry Service
• Business Center
• Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
IN ROOM FACILITIES
• 19th century Athenian design with a modern touch
• Luxury mattresses and Linen
• Heating & Air Conditioning
• Refreshments center
• Safe Box
• Luxury Bathroom Amenities & Hair Dryer
• Bath robes and slippers
• HD Satellite Channels