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Balasca Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Liossion 45, Athens 10439, Greece
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Ranked #170 of 325 hotels in Athens
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Spent two nights at the Balasca Hotel. Traveling as a family, husb, wife and two daughters 10 & 12 yrs. There are no frills, the beds are hard. The breakfast was fabulous, making for the start two great days in Athens. The breakfast also increases the value of the stay at the Balasca. Very close to the Metro (just around... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Chose this hotel because of other's reviews and were not disappointed. It is close to the Larissa Station and in minutes you can be anywhere in the city by using the metro, train or bus systems. We originally booked in for 2 nights not sure if it would meet our needs, and ended up making it our home base for... More

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

You get what you pay for, not a very nice hotel, in a dodge area. There was very bad smell of smoke in room. Perfect for tourist who just need place to sleep. Good location though and for the price you cant expect much more.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Stayed here on the middle of our contiki in July 2012, after staying in camping cabin huts for the 10 days before it was lovely to be back in a hotel that even had a hair dryer. Was in a wee bit of a shady looking area but I did find that to be quite deceiving as the hotel was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews 104 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This hotel is in a shady location, but the price is extremely reasonable and the room is comfortable enough. There was a naked man in an apartment across the street from the hotel and he was shining a green laser pointer into my room. After that, we stopped going out to the balcony & kept the blinds closed. In general,... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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163 reviews 163 reviews
20 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

This 3-star hotel with 7 floors has rooms in various standard (single, double etc.) and is situated close to the metro station (Larissis) and train station (same name) - which means you've good connection with Pireus port and airport. Daily room service (e.g. fresh towels every day, free cosmetics). Hotel is located in very good localization - you don't have... More

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Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Hotel is at 10min walk from Larissa Station. Streets are dark at night. Staff is very courteous but the room which I got (single room with queen-sized bed) was very small. Similarly the wash room had hardly any space to stand there. But at 30 Euros a night, not much could be expected. Or could it be?

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Szczecin, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

located in not so attractive area of Athens, not a save one in my opinion, provides a good start to visit the city. 10 minutes walk away from the archeaological Museum in Athens. If you have a choice, stay in another area, although the hotel seems to be professional enough, so are the breakfasts.

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Cupertino, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

We as a family (2+2) went to Athens in October 2011. This hotel was rated as 3-star hotel. The hotel was a good value for money but I would recommend this for those people who are looking for good value for money at a reasonable location. The hotel was close to metro station and going around was easy, but the... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Very bad hotel in very, very bad neighbourhood (homeless, narkodealers and junkies). Get lost of here! Small dark rooms, dirty linen, bathroom with a lot of water everywhere. It is not recently renovated...and the center of the city is not "at 700m only".

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Also Known As:
Balasca Hotel Athens
Address: Liossion 45, Athens 10439, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #170 of 325 hotels in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balasca Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Balasca is perfectly situated in the center of Athens, overlooking the Acropolis and the Lycabettus hill and within easy access in Athens’ major sites.Hotel Balasca offers 83 spacious and recently renovated rooms,all equipped with private bathroom and balcony,high speed free Wi-Fi access,fridge,satellite T.V.,A/C,phone,hair dryer,etcA tasty breakfast buffet is served every morning in the hotel's restaurant.The hotel has also a comfortable lounge and a bar area for guests to enjoy refreshments after a busy day or before a night out. The hotel restaurant provides Greek and International cuisine made of fresh and local products.Hotel Balasca is located between Larisa Station(metro,suburban,railway) and the National Archeological Museum which makes it an ideal base for exploring the city as you can reach Acropolis or Syntagma within 5 to 10 min.,using the subway ... more   less 
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