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Hotel Carolina

55 Kolokotroni Str., Athens 10560 , Greece
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Ranked #151 of 325 Hotels in Athens
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Before booking, we read good reviews on the location and rooms. After looking thru the pictures we were convinced that this was the place for us. Upon arrival, the elderly gentleman at the reception counter was obnoxiously rude and short of hearing, NOT friendly nor helpful, and speaks to you in a condescending tone. The lift in the hotel was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My family arrived after calling the hotel ahead of time and asking for their rate for 3 people. We arrive, check in, and go to our room. Later in the night, we leave for dinner, and when we return at around midnight, the front desk person followed us to our room and demanded an extra $30 for the third person,... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

First, let me state I feel that the proprietors of this hotel take their jobs as positive representatives of the Athens tourism community seriously and to heart....HOWEVER, there are many areas where the quality of the place could use upgrades. First and foremost, the very simple upgrade of mattresses that arrived in Athens before the Parthenon would be greatly appreciated.....my... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

When I arrived, I had been upgraded from a single room to a doubloon the rooftop terrace. Thank goodness! That room was so small, I have bruises on my legs from trying to walk around the room (and I'm very used to European small rooms). It was clean - it was safe - and the staff was helpful. After all... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

This was my first time in Athens and I was told this hotel is perfect for its location and a great value for the price. We arrived early and were told we couldn't check in. Understandable. What was not so easy to swallow was the demeanor of the owner(?) an arrogant, elderly Greek male who acted like he was doing... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I had booked the Roof Garden apartment which promises views of the acropolis and a large terrace. On arrival this room absolutely reeked of stale cigarette smoke. I told the manager I cannot stay in this room. hE DID OFFER TO SPRAY THE ROOM but as all non smokers know the smell is in the curtains, bed sheets, carpets etc.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is central and well connected. It is very basic, but clean. However, I will never go back to this hotel because I never managed to sleep in two nights there. We got a room on the first floor and I would recommend anyone to try and get one on a higher floor. Being where we were meant that we... More 

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The hotel is in a fantastic location with all of the key places to visit within walking distance. Also good for the nightlife around Monastiraki, Psiri, Plaka & Syntagma. It is also next door to the excellent Booze Cooperativa bar. Our room was small, impeccably clean and with a street view balcony. Free wifi in the rooms and excellent and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stayed at the Carolina I late August. The room was small, but it was clean, comfy and had a decent enough en suite. For the price paid it provided good value. Great location just minutes from Monasteraki with some cool bars and restaurants close by. The breakfast is basic, and you may be better off heading out to the dozens... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We visited Athens end of May and our original hotel plan fell through. We booked Hotel Carolina at the lobby of the other hotel and got there within an hour. Staff were very courteous and kind. We were put into a room that had no balony and only a small window to nowhere, but beggars can't be choosers. There was... More 

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