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Electra Palace Hotel Athens

5.0 of 5 18-20 N Nikodimou St, Athens 10557, Greece
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Des Moines
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We just stayed 4 nights last week (Oct 7-11) for the second part of our honeymoon. I was so happy I chose this hotel! It couldn't be in a better location (in the Plaka, the oldest part of the city)- the neighborhood itself is filled with narrow stone streets lined with historical mansions, homes, businesses, etc. We were able to... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A lovely hotel, excellent service, superb location. For a one-night stay in Athens this is perfect. Very easy to get to the Acropolis and to hundreds of friendly, little restaurants. Good shopping in Plaka.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Fantastic location and yet it feels so private!.. with beautiful garden patio bar & restaurant which offer both indoor & outdoor seating & the terrace bar (ask for Zeous - he poured wine freely) during the daytime with pool below offers great views. At dinner the terrace area both inside and out offer amazing dinner evening views. Book as soon... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We enjoyed three nights at the Athens Electra Hotel in the Plaka area. The location was great and it was easy to walk to the Acropolis, Agora, New Acropolis Museum, shops and restaurants, etc.. Our room had a balcony to enjoy the view over the rooftops of Athens to the Acropolis. Stunning. The room was comfortable and well equipped. The... More 

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seattle
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed for three nights in early October. Our room was a junior suite with a small terrace and absolutely stunning views of Acropolis. The pool terrace was also quite nice, great views and attentive bar staff. Room was OK - a bit small but OK. The front desk staff were helpful but just a tiny bit arrogant in pointing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We had three short stays at this lovely smaller hotel during summer trip to Greece and Turkey. The staff were helpful and efficient, the room was very attractive and clean although a bit on the small side. Lovely view of Acropolis. Breakfast in the garden was our favourite experience at this hotel-something we looked forward to because of good choice... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

i stayed here recently , Its rated as a 5 star property but its more like an asian 3 star .... the aircon was turned off the entire time , their excuse was that the winters have set in , if we pay 5 star rates its upto the person occupying the room whether they should keep the room temp... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stayed for 8 days in the Electra Palace Hotel, Athens and enjoyed every moment. The buffet breakfasts were well organized and offered a full range of tasty food, we had lunch on the 5th floor terrace with a view of the Acropolis, and dinner in the fine dining room listening to live harp music, also with a view. The... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed 4 nights (2 at the beginning of our trip, 2 at the end) at the Electra Palace Hotel. The location of the hotel is very convenient for sightseeing. There are plenty of places to eat nearby and many of the tourist sites are in walking distance. The X95 airport bus stop is also a short walk. The hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We picked to stay at the Electra Palace for one night owing to its good reviews. We arrived to find that our room was no longer reserved, with the reception eventually admitting that the hotel had been overbooked. I was very disappointed with the dismissive manner of the staff who were clearly over run with tour groups. We had been... More 

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Address: 18-20 N Nikodimou St, Athens 10557, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Electra Palace Hotel Athens 5*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Golden Tulip Athens
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#3 Spa Hotel in Athens
#9 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#10 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#10 Family Hotel in Athens
#11 Business Hotel in Athens

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