Shopping in Athens is multidimensional. Greece's stylish capital is dotted with luxurious leafy neighborhoods featuring classic brands like Gucci and D&G, a couple of stunning shopping malls, a cosmopolitan main shopping street and various markets where you can buy from used staff (books, etc) to local spices and herbs. Shopping in Athens is definitely an experience on its own, so be prepared to devote some time when visiting.
A Luxury Hotel in the Heart of Athens that will make your Shopping as easy as a pie!
There is nothing more convenient for your shopping experience in Athens than to pick a centrally located hotel that will give you easy access to the city's glamorous shopping areas. Located in Kolonaki, right next to Panepistimio Metro Station, Oniro City Athens is easily the right hotel for that. Its elegant design, modern aesthetics, and sense of hospitality will make you fall in love with this place, while it's home to a wonderful bar restaurant where you can try some of the most deicious dishes in Athens.
All rooms are stylish, featuring modern aesthetics and minimal, luxurious design. If you are not planning to spend much time on the room, or you think of it just as a place to hit the night, then you will be delighted with the Standard Room. Guy Laroche bed linens and towels, Molton Brown toiletries, and a king-size bed that will help you relax and enjoy a full night's sleep. Luxury at its best.
For a more convinient stay, you can choose the Master Suite, a luxury room that spreads through 50 sqm, featuring a wonderful 16 sqm balcony where you can relax after a full day of shopping. Also equipped with Guy Laroched bed linens and towels, a double shower, Molton Brown toiletries and other comforts that will make it feel like home. No matter which room you choose, you will have a bless of a time!
Finally, we cannot help but mention the delicious food options within the hotel, from breakfast to lunch. For breakfast, the hotel offers an assortment of delicious recipes, which you can enjoy in a la carte style. From fried eggs to strapatsada, chocolate pancakes and smoked ham omelette. Everything is deicious!
For lunch, you can choose from a diverse menu of delicious international favorites as well as some authentic local flavors. We dare you to try the delicious Rib Eye with baby potatoes, saute vegetables, watercress and parmesan. So, what are you waiting for? Book now directly to the hotel's booking engine, and enjoy your shopping experience in Athens to its fullest!
The Most Popular Shopping Areas in Athens
This is by far the most popular street in Athens, known for its diversity of shopping opportunities featuring from H&M to Massimo Dutti and Nike Store. It's also home to Hondos Center, a very popular department store in Greece, where you can find beauty products from various popular brands including Dior, D&G, Channel, and more. Of course, Ermou is dotted with various small boutique stores where you can find unique pieces of clothes designed by locals, and popular international brands.
The leafy neighbourhood of Glyfada is well-reputed for its luxurious brands, and it's the perfect place to find unique pieces signed by popular local artists as well as international favorites. As it's not centrally located, you will need to take a taxi to reach it, or via public transportation. Glyfada is also home to an assortment of awesome bars and restaurants which make it the perfect daily excursion in Athens.
Chic Kifissia is dotted with numerous shopping options, featuring from popular international brands to cozy boutiques. Some of the popular brands that you will find in Kifissia are Hugo Boss, Funky Buddha, Angelo di Spirito Rosa, Swarovski Boutique and more. Of course, you can take a break from your shopping spree at the area's cozy cafes and restaurants.
Kolonaki is one of the most chic neighborhoods to shop in Athens. Its main streets are Skoufa and Voukourestiou, and they are both packed with numerous boutique shops and art galleries. At Kolonaki Area, you will also spot a couple of the most popular department stores like Zara, H&M and other. Kolonaki is also home to some of the best cafe and brunches in Athens!
The top Three Shopping Malls in Athens
The Mall Athens
Home to more than 200 shops, The Mall Athens is the perfect shopping mall to spend an afternoon shopping. It's easily accessible through various means of transportation, while it's relatively close to the city center. It attracts locals and travelers of all ages, while it's frequented for entertainment as well. There are several restaurants and popular chains like KFC, while there is also a cinema.
Golden Hall is home to 113 shops, 14 cafe and restaurants, while it's known as the luxurious cousin of The Mall Athens. It spreads through two levels, while it's home to an abundance of luxury brands. It's frequented by many local celebrities, who visit it for a coffee break during the day. It's home from popular clothes shops to home-ware, and more.
Its impressive architecture and open-air market feeling make it one of the best shopping malls to visit in Athens. It's home to more than 60 famous brands for clothing, and accessories, as well as homeware, travel essentials, beauty products, and more. There are plenty of cafe in the area where you can enjoy your coffee and take a break from your shopping spree.
Open-Air Shopping Markets in Athens
This is a relatively small street in the midst of Athinas Street, between Monastiraki and Omonoia. This market is known for its awesome spices, herbs, tea, cured meats, Greek cheeses and more deliacies which you can find at very low prices. Most of its shops are considered hidden gems of the 19th century, while this area was designated as the official area for traditional trade in 2012.
Monastiraki Flea Market
Popular both among locals and tourists, Euripidou Street has become one of the main sights of Athens where you can find from authentic pieces of clothes created by local artists to vintage used furniture, books and vinyls. The shops in this market are quite cheap, while there are also numerous souvenir shops selling unique products which you can take back home to your loved ones. Of course, it's right in the heart of Athens, so it means that there are several cafe and restaurants to take a break from your walk.
A shopping experience that you'll remember!
As you may understand, you will need at least a week to explore all these shopping areas and, of course, tons of money. Book now at Oniro Hotel and when you pack your luggage, don't forget to leave some free space for the items that you will buy in Athens.