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Electra Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Ermou St, Athens 10563, Greece
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Ranked #50 of 325 hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have recently spent the Easter break at the Electra Hotel. We cannot say enough about the quality of our room, the standard of breakfast available and the very courteous and helpful staff. Very central location for lucky tourists. Highly recommend

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

great location, at edge of Plaka (old town tourist area)' can walk to all major sites. Easy to get to from airport, right at Metro station. Staff, service, and breakfast 1st class. Although on noisy street, room was very quiet.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Electra several times in the past. They have recently been renovated, and the result looks stunning. However, perhaps they should have spent a little money on the air conditioning and heating system. The temperature outside was 24 C, and in my room it was stiflingly hot. The air conditioning was not working - only a... More

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The hotel was recently renovated and is a great value. The rooms are decorated in an elegant style and have some newer appointments, including new showers. The room I had was on the smaller size but for the price and being in a conference nearby the whole day it fit the bill since I wasn't going to be spending my... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Electra Hotel is located right in the center of Athens. Wifi free of charge is only at the lobby or in the dining room at first floor. Excellent and friendly staff speaking good English. I've got a room with a pretty view on Acropolis :) Magdalena (Poland)

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed in Electra Hotel some years ago and got the greatest impression. We stayed again now, end of February 2014, but unfortunately we were very disappointed by the service. First of all the hotel is in a great location in the center of Athens. Right in the heart of Ermou Street, easy access to almost every place of interest either... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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265 reviews 265 reviews
121 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The location is good and the staff are very polite and helpful. However, my single room was tiny and the air conditioning didn't work. As even in February the room was far too hot, I had to open the window which let in a worryingly noisy insect. Some sections of the hotel are in need of a face-lift, with some... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I was debating with myself whether I should give three or four points and opted for four in the end, I will also explain why. Actually, I would have given 3,5, if possible. I have not chosen the hotel myself, the interior design, furniture etc is very seventies, early eighties, not really my style, but ok. It is well situated,... More

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Canandaigua, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent three nights at the Electra. It is in a great location to most sights in Athens. The rooms are small but comfortable. We were on the 8th floor so traffic and street noise was not a problem. There is a great breakfast every morning on the 1st floor. We had several minor complaints that would not be enough... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Electra in February 2014 and I liked it. The hotel is very well located, the staff is very nice, breakfast is good, my room was small but confortable, tv had lots of international channels, including spanish tv. On the negative part: -I made my reservation via my travel agency at least five weeks before my stay.... More

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Additional Information about Electra Hotel

Also Known As:
Electra Hotel Athens
Address: 5 Ermou St, Athens 10563, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#34 Family Hotel in Athens
#50 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#59 Business Hotel in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Electra Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern 8-story Hotel located just off Constitution Square, convenient to the Plaka (the old city). ... more   less 
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