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Byron Hotel

Vyronos 19, Athens 10558, Greece
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Ranked #183 of 325 Hotels in Athens
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel represents exceptional value and a perfect location as long as you are prepared to make a few sacrifices. The rooms are basic but clean. The showers are passable if a little testing and smoking is allowed in the building so if you come from a country where it is banned you may find it challenging. Breakfast is basic... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is less than a minute walk away from the metro, acropolis, shops, restaurants, museums, 5 minutes to the temple of Zeus. It offers basic amenities. Shower, TV, WiFi, lift, heating and air conditioning. We traveled with our two younger children ages 3 and 6. We all had a good stay. The reception was very kind to print the... More 

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Athens, Greece
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A friend of mine stayed here for 2 days in June and I dropped by to pick her up and show her around the city. She was totally disappointed with her stay. She compared it to a nightmare. Cons: Rude, dirty, no Wi Fi in the room, breakfast is totally disappointing. No shower curtain in the bathroom. No matter how... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

First of all, the location is exceptionally!! Me and my husband came from the airport by metro (take the blue line from the airport until Sintagma, change with red line for 1 station up to Akropoli, the ticket for 2 is 14 Eur one way), It is amazing (taking your breath) when you come outside (go to Makrigianni exit) on... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

i was here in june 2014. the best part of the hotel is the location..you are within walking distance of acropolis station and all the major archeological sites. on the first day, i was disappointed as i was given a room below ground level. but later, when the owner realised i was willing to pay up front for a better... More 

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We loved the family feel and special care we received by the owners. Rooms were decent size and well cleaned daily. The location put us within walking distance of every major site. Great value for the money. We would stay here again

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great Location, just a few meters from the Metro station and in easy walking distance from the Acropolis. The bathroom was fine, and the air conditioning worked well. There was a note on the window warning not to open it as there are a lot of mosquitoes - this was a shame, as the balcony looked nice. The room was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We arrived and barely got a look from the woman on reception. We were put in one of the basement rooms. It smelt strongly of urine, the bathroom was damp and dirty with no shower curtain, the base of the shower flooded and we didn't have hot water on the second day. There was a constant clicking noise from the... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

the Byron Hotel is right in the middle of the Athens Plaka and our balcony (which was huge) had a fantastic view of the Acropolis....wow!!!!!! The room was a great size and whilst not the most comfortable beds the linen and pillows were fresh and comfortable. We were on the third floor which I found OK - I used the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I chose this little hotel for its romantic name and excellent location at the foot of the Acropolis, in Plaka district,. It is close to the new Acropolis Museum, and picturesque Anafiotika area - tavernas, souvenir and tourists shops & the Choragic Monument of Lycecrates. Rooms furnished in wood - country style, but beds rathe hard. Our room had a... More 

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