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Ionis Hotel

41 Halkokondili St, Athens 10432, Greece
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Ranked #208 of 325 Hotels in Athens
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

My overall experience was probably more negative given i had my phone and wallet stolen on my way to the hotel. But it is close to shops, downtown, and a lot of sits are within walking distance. So if you don't mind staying at a 2 start motel based on north american rating, then you should be fine.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I had reserved room in Floxenia hotel but they changed my hotel to IONIS. There are 4 hotels that are linked together Filoxenia, Aristoteles, IONIS and Apollo. 1. The Price was good- hotel is not new 2. Normal Buffet Breakfast 3. Kind receptionist 4. Room cleaning was not very good 5. Free Wifi internet 6. it is near Omonia Metro... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I took a group of university Classics students to the Ionis hotel in Easter this year. The location, as has been mentioned countless times in other reviews, is incredibly seedy. Drug dealers and prostitutes are rife and seemingly open about their practices around the hotel, and the hotel staff also gave us fairly grave warnings about bagsnatchers and pickpockets in... More 

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28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We walked into the hotel lobby about 1:30 a.m. (our ferry was delayed from Ios, which arrived late into Piraeus/Athens) and the Reception very quickly checked us in (they had thought we weren't coming). The 2 huge beds filled up most of the room, not enough walking space so we had to place our luggage bags on the chairs and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

After reading most of the reviews before booking ,decided to give it a try for myself,ok i can agree with some of the points mentioned,however i do think there has been some over exaggeration,with regard to area ect; As for the accommodation i stayed in room 118 found it to be comfortable perhaps the aircon; could be a little more... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Thankfully I was here just the one night, as my original hotel, the apolo had some issues and transferred me here, looks ok in the reception area but the receptionist was very unfriendly, the room was ok but the window looked out onto nearby flats and was noisy and the courtyard below was full of rubbish, the room was stiflingly... More 

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80 reviews 80 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

this hotel has nice rooms and good breakfast buffet, and nice terrace , the ac is controlled downstairs so rooms are hot we had a terrace but to noisy to keep door open, not a good area for women and children, lots of guys hanging out all over the place its a bad area. you can tell by the big... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We stayed for 7 nights in august 2012.the area around hotel is dangerous most nights (and days) full of drug addicts, prostitutes and illegal immigrants. Metro station is near but me and my girlfriend never felt safe walking till there. Room was ok but without normal air condition and most nights we didn’t have hot water….we didn’t try breakfast at... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

We got transferred to this hotel due to a plumming issue at our original one. When we first arrived the inside of the hotel looked nice, although our room was quite old fashioned and wasn't overly clean. However over all we were still happy to stay here however when we left the hotel to walk around, that is when we... More 

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Clackmannan, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

we stayed for ten nights here in june 2012. the hotel was clean enough and had a central location. the hotel met our basic needs although the breakfast got a bit repeatative. the area isnt swo great but we felt safe enough. We however didn't spend much time in the hotel as we were far to busy exploring athens.

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Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its underground stalls, the square is now mostly frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a sense of old commercial Athens, especially at the picturesque meat, fish and vegetable markets some way beyond the City Hall. The blocks to the west of Athinas are home to many Chinese and South Asian traders, adding a multicultural atmosphere to what was until the late 1990s a very homogenous society.
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