Gay Athens travel guide
The Athens gay scene is growing, though you have to know the places to go, there are usually no signs of gay flags outside to point out what it is. The main gay village is at Gazi, where most of the gay venues are located just north of "Kerameikos " metro station. Especially at the corner of Iera Odos street with Megalou Alexandrou street you'll find many bars. Once inside it's quite entertaining, some nice clubs and bars.Athens gay guide
Situated in the centre of Athens, within walking distance to Monastiraki and Plaka, this design hotel offers luxurious, minimalist rooms, in vivid colours.
Reviews by visitors
I tried to visit Flex Sauna tonight, 22 October 2014 and like others on here was insulted by being turned away at the door because I was "too old" and "we don't want old guys" (this on Bears' night too!) and "sorry, but this sauna is only for young guys".
Frankly, what they are doing is blatant age discrimination and I would be really surprised if it is not illegal. Have they not heard of Equal Opportunities Legislation, or does this not apply in Greece? We should complain about this, guys. They ought not to be allowed to do this!
My friend and I were visiting Athens for the first time. We were turned away because the guys behind the entry desk said we were too old...and that older men want hustlers and massages. I was quite irritated as that is imposing a stereotype that didn't fit either my friend or myself. Shame on this establishment for putting welcoming information for tourists in the advertisements, then turning them away at the door!
don't go there...as people have said below it is dead, very few people, a bad and depressing vibe from the staff...I think it will soon close so don't waste your money...the only good thing, it has a nice big steam room.
Lots of wet and dry play areas like a prison theme darkroom with a sling and the all-naked area in the basement. There's a bar that serves alcohol and a small garden for cruising. Very customer-oriented as the staff are helpful and always cleaning. Yes there are dark areas - which is why they are called "dark rooms" - but there are plenty of chances to check out the other customers in the dimly lot areas. International crowd when I was there on a Saturday with several bearded Americans in their 30s, two 40s portly Africans and one hot 20s Asian with a six-pack. Most of the crowd was Greek in their late 30s upwards with the action picking up after 2 a.m.
Hotels in Athens
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A short walk from the Acropolis, 5-star Royal Olympic Hotel is centrally located near the picturesque Plaka neighbourhood.
Central Hotel is strategically situated in the picturesque area of Plaka, 200 metres from Syntagma Square. It offers a rooftop terrace with hot tub and Acropolis view, and free Wi-Fi at the lobby.
The fully refurbished Hotel Omiros enjoys a central location in Athens, only a few minutes’ walk from Syntagma Square and the new Acropolis Museum.
Strategically located, within 500 metres from Plaka and Monastiraki Square, Athens Center Square hotel is a short walk from all the major archaeological sites.
With a great location in the centre of Plaka, facing the Acropolis, this 5-star hotel offers personalised service, a beautiful rooftop pool and well-appointed rooms with a buffet breakfast included.