Posted June 11th, 2010, 11:33 AM
I wouldn't spend more than two days in Athens. We stayed at Hotel Plaka, and wished we would have splurged for the Grande Bretagne.
In Istanbul, we loved the Hotel Nena. We spent four nights there, which was about right.
We're sailing out of Athens on the Wind Spirit July 10th and I'm thinking of booking the Grande Bretagne. Anyone have other suggestions - Piraeus is awful but any hotels there that one would stay in - pre cruise?
However, wondering if there could be disruption to transportation links to the harbour if we stay at the G. Bretagne? Anyone know a good Athens taxi firm? Or has been to Athens lately to let us know what's happening? I've been all over the web and I find very little current info.
Thanks Cruise Critics,
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