The Congo Palace opens its welcoming doors in 1967and embarks on a magical journey along the “Greek Riviera”, instantly attracting personalities from the international political, art and sports scene and quickly becoming synonymous with finesse in an atmosphere of unparalleled Greek hospitality. Today, the hotel maintains the gracefulness of this bygone era within its modern, tastefully renovated spaces that exude warmth and professionalism in an inimitable manner.
The ideally situated hotel is just steps from the dazzling blue of the Saronic Gulf, while the shopping district and vibrant nightlife of neighboring Glyfada are literally at your feet. With easy access to the busy heart of the capital, the hotel enjoys the facilities of a modern city and cosmopolitan suburb, making it your ideal choice for both business and holiday stays and events.
Its strategic location, just 15 kms from the center of Athens, 19 kms from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and 18 kms from the port of Piraeus, makes it quickly accessible by taxi, bus or the more “eco-friendly” electric tram
The Congo Palace’s signature cosmopolitan air is evident in its bright, well-laid out, spacious rooms, all equipped with the comforts one would expect of a hotel of its category. All 92 rooms offer individually regulated air conditioning/heating, satellite television, safety deposit box, mini bar, telephone & hairdryer in the bathroom area, bathroom amenities, wireless internet, room service, laundry service, 24-hour concierge and babysitting (upon request), among others. Our crowning jewel, the stylish suites and executive rooms, reveal what is at the core of this hospitable hotel: graceful aesthetics and a calming, one-of-a-kind atmosphere with a personal touch. Soothing colors, fine cotton fabrics, select decorative objects with the revitalizing natural Mediterranean light playing off them, well-planned lighting, velvety textures; the combination of these carefully considered individual elements emphasizes a pervasive atmosphere of wellbeing, reminiscent more of a luxurious home than of a hotel. No matter what room category you choose, rest assured that your stay at the Congo Palace Hotel will be infinitely enjoyable and relaxing.
Facilities & Services
The Congo Palace takes inspiration from traditional values of hospitality and tailors them to modern needs for flawless services and optimal comfort. The brand-new, fully renovated pool area is a meeting spot in both the winter and summer months. Its serene beauty gives light to the adjacent restaurant area, and when weather permits, it is a lively setting for dips, a refreshing cocktail, a revitalizing coffee or even a special meal. Sea views that soothe the soul, proximity to shopping and entertainment, delightful cuisine, heightened aesthetics and a unique personal touch: surrender yourself to the calming luxury that the Congo Palace Hotel has to offer.
The success of your event is our top priority, and it is an honor that you have entrusted us with it. Let our expertly trained, highly experienced staff pamper you as you select from a wide variety of options the one that best suits the needs and tone of the event you are hosting. The Congo Palace’s two meeting rooms, fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, meet all contemporary needs for both personal and professional events. In addition, we can arrange for an infinite array of hi-tech equipment to be made available to you upon request if required. At 290 m², the hotel’s largest room, the “Kinshasa”, can host events of up to 300 guests while effectively combining spaciousness with warmth in an elegant venue whose walls are soothingly illuminated by the reflections coming off the surface of the pool just outside. The Mueru, roomy, cosmopolitan and overlooking the pool area, is an ideal choice for events up to 100 guests. The Boyoma Falls, the hotel restaurant, refurbished in a characteristic African style, is the Congo Palace’s pride and joy and an ideal alternate venue to host special social or business events. The Congo Palace continually strives to provide upgraded services with our characteristic attention to detail and aesthetics, for effective, successful events of all types and sizes.