The Sixth Annual MONGOOS meeting and Workshop will be held in Athens on the 14th to 16th of November 2017, at the Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel, http://divaniacropolishotel.com/. Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel is located on the historic district of Athens, just 500 m away from the Acropolis and 250 m from Acropolis Museum.
Divani Acropolis Palace hotel is offering the following special booking prices to the participants of the MonGOOS Annual meeting:
- Single room : 100 Euros (breakfast included)
- Double room: 110 Euros (breakfast included)
To take benefit of the above offer please make your booking using the following link:
In the neighboring area there are many hotel choices, you can find a number of suggestions hereafter:
All the above hotels are located in a walking distance from the place of the workshop.
Access to the hotel
The complete contact details of the hotel where the Sixth MonGOOS meeting will take place are:
DIVANI PALACE ACROPOLIS
19-25 Parthenonos Street,
11742 Athens Greece
Tel. +30 210 9280100
Fax +30 210 9214993
There are several ways to reach the Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel from the airport, using either the public transportation system or taking a taxi.
Metro from the airport to Acropolis station
Metro (subway) is providing a direct connection from the Athens International Airport to the city center. The train station is connected to the airport terminal through a pedestrian bridge, a level up from the Arrivals level, accessible through elevators and escalators. You are required to purchase a ticket from the station desk for 10 Euros per person. Note that there are also group discount tickets for two and three persons that cost 18 and 24 Euros respectively (http://www.stasy.gr/index.php?id=79&L=1). Trains run every 30 minutes from 05:30-00:15 (02:00 on Friday & Saturday nights) and they need about 40 minutes to reach the city center (Syntagma Square) from the airport.
You can find here the detailed Athens Airport Metro Timetable.
You can find more detailed information about metro and tram routes by visiting the link http://www.stasy.gr/index.php?id=33&no_cache=1&L=1.
Once you take the metro from the airport (blue line) you will have to change to line 2 (red line-direction Elliniko) at Syntagma station and then get off to Acropolis station. The hotel is 500 m away (route AB below).
Syntagma Square is locating 1.5 Km away from the Divani Acropolis Palace Hotel. You can walk this distance in 15 to 20 minutes (see below).
You can take the express bus from the airport to Athens center (Syntagma Square). The express bus station is located just in front of the Athens Airport Arrivals. The express bus X95 is the one that goes directly to the Syntagma square. It takes approximately one hour to get to the center of Athens. You can find here details on Athens Airport Bus.
From Syntagma square to Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel you can always walk, as mentioned above, or take the trolley buses 1 (PLAT. ATTIKIS - TZITZIFIES – MOSCHATO) with direction to Moschato, 5 (LAMPRINI - PL. SYNTAGMATOS – TZITZIFIES) with direction to Tzitzifies or 15 (PETRALONA - DIKASTIRIA - EL. VENIZELOY) with direction to Petralona and get off at the Agios Ioannis stop (walk to the hotel in the route AC). Or you can take the bus 230 (ACROPOLI – ZOGRAFOU) with direction to Acropoli and get off at the end of the line (walk to the hotel in the route BC). Timetable and details you can find here www.oasa.gr .
Any single ticket for public transportation is valid for 1.5hr and the same ticket can be used in every means of transportation you take during this period.
Take a taxi
Exiting Athens Airport you will find taxis waiting between Exit 2 and Exit 3 at the arrival level. There is a flat rate of 38 Euro during daytime (05:00-24:00) and 50 Euro during night (00:00-06:00) for a drive from the airport to the center of Athens (Syntagma Square). Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel is a bit further. More information you can find here http://www.athensairporttaxi.com/.
Useful information regarding your visit in Athens
The official site of Acropolis Museum at http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/