One of our top picks in Athens.This brand new design hotel stands in a prominent central city location, 200 m from Syntagma Square. With free Wi-Fi throughout the property, New Hotel houses a Mediterranean restaurant and a fitness area.Designed by award-winning Brazilian designers the Campana Brothers, 79-room and non-smoking New Hotel is a member of Design Hotels of the world. The New Hotel was formerly the Olympic Palace Hotel and while strikingly modern in design today, original features have been retained, including the 1940s black marble staircase.Rooms feature floor to ceiling windows, bamboo floors and tables.The impressive bathrooms have solid brass washbasins. LCD TVs are standard.New Hotel is walking distance of the main sights; the Roman ruins of Plaka, the Acropolis and its new museum, the stylish cafe and boutique shopping district of Kolonaki, and the business zone.The New Hotel is a 45-minute metro ride to the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Private parking is available and charges are applicable.