The ancient city of Athens should be on any history and architecture buff’s bucket list. Ditto if you love food and wine, and specifically the cuisine of Greece. Athens is the seventh largest city in Europe, yet it is notably bereft of true boutique luxury hotels, with one alluring exception: A77 Suites by Andronis.
The assemblage of A-list accommodations is a member of of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) network, a collection of more than 500 small, independently-owned, exclusive hotels in more than 90 countries, known for their elegant accommodations, award-winning spas, and acclaimed dining venues, each one utterly one-of-a-kind.
A77 Suites occupies a prime position in historic Plaka, the desirable neighborhood lying in the shadow of the Acropolis, the ancient, iconic citadel the presides over the city. The building housing A77 Suites dates back to the early 19th century and boasts high ceilings, blue-painted shutters and classical Greek motifs and other architectural details denoting that it once belonged to one of the city’s wealthiest families.
“The charm of old Athens is still palpable…