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Rio Hotel

13 Odysseos Street | Karaiskaki Square, Athens 10436, Greece
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Ranked #258 of 327 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a last minute booking. Hotel was standard and clean overall it was good but some staff can't speak English but they were quite nice. Wifi is not really good its only 3 hours limited and you need to ask again for login details but they happy to give you any time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our check-in was very fast, the lady who checked us in spoke good English and was friendly and helpful. That was not the case with all employees, some of them didn't speak English at all, and some seemed irritated if we asked about anything. This place was advertised as a budget hotel, and so the room size and quality were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our Athens vacation on a budget, as most people do, but I honestly expected more for what I paid. I have stayed at cleaner and more up to date hotels across from brothels in Thailand for less. Let's start with the hotel check in. We got off the metro in a run down area which wasn't terrible and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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 May 15, 2015

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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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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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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