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Arethusa Hotel

6-8 Mitropoleos & 12 Nikis St, Athens 10563, Greece
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As everyone the most important thing about the hotel is its location. Great Location! Close to EVERYTHING! Shopping, public transportation, Syntagma Square, museum and historical locations i.e. Acropolis. We pretty much ended up walking everywhere. Breakfast, was not that great but hey it was free. Hotel overall was good, clean and safe. Wifi always worked. I found Athens to be... More 

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Varkala, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very busy hotel, the staff are very helpful, it has a very good central location for syntagma square and the plaka area. it is close enough to get a bus to the airport and good for the open top site seeing bus. It is within walking distance for several museums and historic sites, the hotel gives you... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Arethusa Hotel in Athens in July of 2015. I found it to be very pleasant, clean, and especially well-located. The receptionist was helpful, and the breakfast quite good. The WiFi worked well, and you can get pretty much everywhere in Athens on the metro nearby. I don't believe you could find a hotel better located in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would recommend this hotel only for its location as its in the city's shopping center Ermou Street and next to all puplic transport (taxis, buses, subway trains). The breakfast is minimal and pretty bad with rotten fresh fruits and sour canned fruits, sticky sausages and eggs that stay on the breakfast table until consumed. Our room or the room... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ideally located, 1 min from Syntagma square (where all the major bus and tram lines to the airport or Piraeus start from, not to mention the underground), 3 from the touristy/bustling area of Plaka and just around the corner from the pedestrian Ermou street. The breakfast buffet is well stocked, providing an array of pastries, fruit salads,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend this hotel for several reasons: - the staff is extremely helpful and friendly - our room (804) clean, comfortable and offered an amazing view on the Acropolis - the breakfast buffet is excellent - located nearby several archaeological sites, Syntagma Square, a number of good restaurants and the supermarket ‘Bazaar’ - easy transfer by Express Bus (X95)... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at this Hotel a couple of times now and although the rooms are a bit basic the hotel is in a great location just down the road from Plaka and Syntagma Sq., has a very good breakfast and helpful staff.

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Batroun, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Arethousa hotel for one night in Athens and our experience was great. It is in the center of Athens. 5 mn walk to Plaka and 20 mn to Acropolis. Defenitly it is recommended for people who needs hotel rooms for sleeping and having shower. Their breakfast is well served.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, good value. In the city center, next to Syntagma square, metro station. You can go from hotel on foot to Acropolis and other must see places in Athens. Next to Plaka, Monastiraki square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location couldnt be better. The bus stop from the airport is 1 min walk so is the syntagma square. You can go to most must see places in Athens by foot from the hotel which is great. The room we stayed in is one of the renovated ones. We couldnt stay for breakfast and they arranged for a tray... More 

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Staying in Syntagma

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Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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