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Rio Hotel

13 Odysseos Street | Karaiskaki Square, Athens 10436, Greece
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Ranked #250 of 325 Hotels in Athens
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We left our run late to book a more central hotel in Athens so on advice we booked the Rio. It wasn’t bad, but we got what we paid for. A little out of Athens centre, it is surrounded by a run-down neighbourhood and restaurants that supplied less than interesting but cheap nosh. The room was clean, the bathroom tiny... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i don't usally write reviews about hotels, but this one is so bad that i want to warn everybody. The owners are really rude, they don't care about your comfort, just your money. They think just because you don't understand greek, they can say or do anything. The breakfast was terrible, cold coffee, over brewed tea, old bread. Not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I liked this hotel overall. Great location. Very clean rooms. Good staff. The hotel is 50 meters away from the metro station. Breakfast is excellent. Cost is proportional to the service. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very nice clean and tidy. For staying in Athens on a budget, this is the place. I would definitely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Staff are not friendly at all,the important thing to them is your money and the owner was so rude expecially if you have children he shouted at the kids and telling them not to eat in the dining area No hairdryers in the room as they said and one filthy broken iron which is dangerous to use and can easily... More 

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Argentina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We booked a 3 person room as there were no 2 person rooms available. We stayed 4 nights. This hotel was a very pleasant surprise. We enjoyed its fresh new upgrade. Every thing about the hotel was appealing. Friendly and helpful staff, perfect location for the Acropolis, perfectly cooked and presented food served in the plaza beside the hotel (Rio... More 

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Ellenton, Florida, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

While the location and size of room were o.k. the fact that there were no bed covers, only sheets, broken shower heads, extremely moldy shower curtain, ran out of toilet paper, made it hard to tolerate. Although staff was accommodating, the management seemed lacking - could not give accurate directions from airport to hotel, did not welcome our large group,... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Rio earned 5-stars from me because service goes a long way for me and the gentleman who greeted me made sure daily I received good advice in getting around Athens, where to go, the best way to go, plus he drew me a good map I used for my 1-day walking tour. I only paid ~$50 USD per night total... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed 2 nights mid Sept 2014. Euro $35 taxi fare from Airport. Location is 2 mins walk from local train station. Taxi stand next to train station. Stayed in room 257. Average, nothing fancy. Dirty blankets. Booked for double beds, received 2 single beds joined together (kept falling into the "middle" gap at nights hahaha). Air con working one night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I really liked it!Clean rooms ,good service ,very helpful staff.we even get the extra bed for our son.I believe this kind of hotels have the good and the bad rooms.we get the good one. The area not so good but is near metro station.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Free WiFi but, only 3 hours per 1 password, you need to keep bothering hotel staff for more, Location is good that is near metro but, its not a pretty area. The rooms are very old and low quality. Overall i think the value makes it worth a try.

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