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Hotels Athens/Santorini that can sleep 3?

My husband and I are traveling to Athens and Santorini in late Sept. and bringing our 15 year old daughter. Does anyone have suggestions on reasonable hotels in either city that can accommodate a third person? Most hotels I've looked at only give an option of a King bed or 2 single beds which wouldn't work for us.

Any suggestions for hotels that have a couch or roll-away bed for a 3rd person, or that offer affordable suites that can sleep 3, would be much appreciated!

Thanks so much!

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If you use the filter system at you should have no trouble finding what you need. Focus on the Plaka District and the area near the Monastiraki Metro Station. Start with the Attalos Hotel.

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1094 posts

You didn't mention budget which is always a factor in making recommendations, plus when you'll be going. High Season will have higher prices and off-season lower prices.

There are numerous accommodations that can fit your needs. You can use a third-party website (, trip advisor) to search for something and when you find a suitable hotel go directly to the hotel's website and inquire there. You'll may get a better price and customer service.

We always stay at the Attalos Hotel on Athinas St. which is one of the better budget-friendly accommodations in Athens. It's clean, safe and centrally located with one of the best rooftop bars/gardens in Athens.

However, you'll will find many other very good places to stay in Athens depending on budget, needs, taste and services.

I haven't been to Santorini so can't recommend anything but be prepared to spend a lot of money even off-season.

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We recently stayed at the Ira Hotel in Firostefani, on Santorini. We had a large room, really a suite. I'm pretty sure that one of the sofas in the parlor area could be made up into a bed. Look them up on for details.

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Sara12, here's a search-strategy that I've found VERY useful in narrowing down the available hotels that are ALSO convenient to the major sightseeing highlights in Athens. It's a "Sub-set" of the site which shows you hotels in the category of "Closest to Landmark" with the Landmark selected being Acropolis. Here's how it works:
• just now clicked on it with a "dummy booking" for Sept. 23 check-out on Sept 25 and put in 1 room & 3 adults (over 12 = adult) It showed 385 properties.
• Then I clicked on "distance from landmark" and hotels are listed according to how far from Acropolis; closest is .1 miles. Thus, if you llmit choice to hotels under 1 mile (and preferably less), you'll be very conveniently located.
• The prices are very mixed; quickest way to see All locations is just to click on the very first listing (in my example its Antithenes apartments (actually a VERY good price!) THEN click on the GOOGLE Map (AND e do Plus to enlarge)-- it will show ALL properties as little blue balloons -- those with RED centers are fully booked, white centers are still available. When u touch each "balloon it gives name of place and $$ for your dates. VERY Quick way to see what's around & affordable for your trio.
•Choosing - Anything with a rating of 7.8 upward is usually reliable; when you find something you like, choose the option of "cancellation before (date) without penalty" and RESERVE. Moderate rooms in convenient locations are VERY booked-up for late september. Good luck!

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We've traveled as three several times in Europe and sometimes it can be hard to find a room for three adults in the city center. Depending on how long you're staying in Athens, you might want to look at an apartment. As our children got older the extra space made the accommodation feel a little less cramped and I know they appreciated a bit of privacy. Another alternative is to book a 'family room', which might have beds for four people. They're generally more expensive, on the upper floor and perhaps not decorated as nicely but it works. Sometimes I just book in a budget hotel and get two rooms. That's not my favorite solution but we like being in the old city center near sights so sometimes we compromise and 'average out' the hotel costs in other cities on the trip.