Athens hotel rates were up by 18 percent in September, compared to the same month last year, but are still among the most affordable in Europe, according to online booking agent trivago.gr’s Hotel Price Index released this week.
The average nightly price for a hotel room in the Greek capital came to 127 euros against 108 euros per night in September 2014, with accommodation in Monaco being Europe’s most costly at 369 euros a night.
Among the cities charging the highest for an overnight stay are London, Amsterdam and Paris, which are also among the most popular autumn destinations.
Compared to September last year, nightly stays on both Santorini and Mykonos were cheaper by 4 percent and 5 percent, respectively. The average cost of accommodation on Santorini came to 248 euros in September, 40 percent lower than in August, whereas on Mykonos, the charge dropped by 55 percent.