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Periscope Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22 Haritos str., Kolonaki, Athens 10675, Greece (Formerly Athenian Inn)
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Ranked #19 of 325 hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wickenburg, AZ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved this place. It has a great location. The neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants. You do not need to go far to get anything you need, including a short walk to the metro. My main purpose was to get a place within walking distance to the American School of Classics and my preference was to not stay... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly we stayed there in September 2013 and I forgot to review it. Wouldn't know how to categorize this hotel but for us it was a perfect boutique hotel, comfortable and clean and staff was very helpful! And the location is great as I think Kolonaki is the best district to stay at if you want to stay in the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We booked the penthouse suite to be sure to get a nice and spacious room for to nights in Athen. Unfortunately the room was not as clean and spacious as we expected, the jacuzzi was dirty and could not be used. Average breakfast. The hotel is situated in a very nice and safe area in Athen with good restaurants nearby.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

As many others have written, the location is very nice for wandering around Kolonaki by foot but also quick if meeting people other places in central Athens. The room was comfortable and decor pleasant, as expected. As of December 2013, some construction happening in building directly across street (which I would guess will continue for some months) but at least... More

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We've been coming here for several years. Mostly on short stops on the way to & from Mykonos. Sometimes staying up to a week visiting Athens during winter. What I notice is that the hotel is super well maintained and cleaned. The last time I was there, they had renovated the bathrooms even though they seemed fine to me b4... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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77 reviews 77 reviews
73 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I usually stay at the Intercontinental or Hilton when in Athens but this time I did not want to bother with the taxi drivers so opted for location. This hotel has an excellent location right at the center of Kolonaki. It is very small and the service can at times get slow too. Nice modern rooms with poor sound proofing... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We stayed for a weekend at Periscope. Breakfast is really nice (choice of eggs, bread, fresh orange juice,etc...) the room itself is nothing special. it is clean, quite large (we had a superior room) but shows a bit its age (the bathroom door didn't close anymore) we stayed on the second floor and it is definitely worth asking to say... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The hotel had an excellent small breakfast--the staff will cook you eggs and bacon, so just ask! We had the jacuzzi suite on top, and (while expensive) it was amazing! We had views of all Athens, including the Parthenon at a distance. The rooms were very luxurious with a moveable television and blinds, a huge bathroom with a nice shower,... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The Periscope Hotel in Kolonaki was a wonderful experience! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The daily breakfast was superb, as was the staff (thanks Katarina) in the restaurant! My only wish is that the menus for lunch and dinner would be improved, as I would have loved to dine there for these meals as well. However, given the... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is a small, good value, hip hotel in a gorgeous area. It was clean, with nice linen, great shower pressure and a great breakfast. What we liked the most though were the friendly staff. The concierge could not have been more welcoming and sorted us out a fantastic day poolside at a sister hotel. Really recommend Kolonaki as a... More

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Additional Information about Periscope Hotel

Also Known As:
Periscope Hotel Athens
Address: 22 Haritos str., Kolonaki, Athens 10675, Greece (Formerly Athenian Inn)
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#22 Business Hotel in Athens
#57 Family Hotel in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Periscope Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Periscope is a minimal city hotel with an impressive urban architecture, located on a quiet street, minutes away from Kolonaki square. The hotel draws its name from its electric periscope, a fantastic way to visit Athens from a distance! In the Lounge Bar, guests can find a remote control for a periscope located on the roof of the hotel. With a 360 degree range, the periscope's views, which guests select, are shown real time on a big plasma TV. ... more   less 
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