Where to stay in Thessaloniki? Best hotels and apartments
If you want to visit Thessaloniki, in this post we will talk about the best areas to stay in Thessaloniki, the best hotels and apartments to sleep in. If you are planning a visit to this beautiful city, be sure to read our dedicated post: What to see and do in Thessaloniki.
What are the best areas to stay in Thessaloniki?
Stay in the center of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki or Thessaloniki (Thessaliníki in Greek) is a large city, longer than it is wide, which revolves around its port and beaches. Its historic center is concentrated between the neighborhoods of Vardaris, Ladadika, and the area of the Archaeological and contemporary art museums. As you can see in the image at the beginning of the post. The surroundings of the main attractions such as Aritóteles Square, the White Tower, the Arch of Galerius and the already mentioned museums are also excellent. Every neighborhood in Thessaloniki is special: Aristotle Square is famous for its cafes, bars and restaurants, LadadikaIt is known as a nightlife spot. However, the most popular part of Thessaloniki is the seafront, ideal for finding good accommodation, taking boat trips and visiting the best of the city.
Let's see the best hotels to stay in Thessaloniki (historic center):
Among the best recommended hotels and apartments to stay in Thessaloniki:
Thessaloniki offers very good accommodation prices compared to other large European cities. Especially if you travel in low season I recommend you check the prices of 4 and 5 star hotels, you could find very good offers.
Staying outside the historic center of Thessaloniki
If you want to find even cheaper accommodation, you can search on the outskirts of the historic center, I recommend it if you travel by car, although the prices in Thessaloniki are usually quite convenient, at least compared to other European and Greek cities.
Among the closest cities and areas to stay to visit Thessaloniki (only if you travel by car or are not in a hurry) are Kalamaria, a city 7 km from the center of Thessaloniki that is part of the Greater Thessaloniki metropolitan area, it is excellent if you are traveling by plane which is located a few kms from Macedonia International Airport.
If you are looking for accommodation near the Macedonia International Airport, here are the best options according to the desired hotel category:
Staying on the Chalcidice peninsula
The Halkidiki or Halkidiki peninsula is an excellent option to stay if you want to visit its "three fingers", enjoy the beaches, nature, take boat tours. Of the three peninsulas, they can stay only in the first two: in Kassandra, popular for its nightclubs and hotels, and bathing establishments that organize many events. The second Sitonia, is the best option for lovers of natural beauties, since a particularly impressive sea surrounds it. It offers fewer hotels and nightlife, making it an ideal post for lovers of tranquility.
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