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Hotel Athinaikon

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   40 Evripidou, Athens 105 52, Greece
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Ranked #100 of 325 hotels in Athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This being our first time to Athens we didn't know what to expect. We took bus 51 from the KTEL bus station to get to downtown Athens and then just walked to our hotel which was decently close. The hotel is about a 10 to 20 min walk away from all the major sites and a block away from a... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Arriving: We grabbed a cab from the airport and headed to the hotel. Cab ride was great, brought us through the meat market which was interesting to see. Upon exiting the cab ride we are welcomed by the glass door entrance to Athinaikon. The entrance is accompanied with an overwhelming smell of moth balls,thankfully the hotel does not smell like... More

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HotelAthinaikon, Manager at Hotel Athinaikon, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review Janine and also for the detailed description and guide tips on Athens. Im sure this will help many travelers visiting our city for the first time. I would even suggest posting it on some of tripadivsor's forums with topics on Athens. I would just like to point out a few reasons why we ask... More

Nicosia, Cyprus
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This hotel is in very good location, in between three main squares of the city (Sintagma, Monastiraki and Omonia), very close (not even 5 min walk) to the metro station Monastiraki (from there you take direct metro to the airport). There is a market (agora) next to it. It is very clean in common places and in the room. It... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

The hotel can't be faulted on location for sure. While the neighborhood was a little unnerving at first (so much graffiti!), it's all quite safe. The streets were a little empty at first, we reached Saturday night and all shops remained closed Sunday as well. But come Monday morning, we were greeted with so much activity and life, took us... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

I was very satisfied while staying there. It is very close to monastirakis, which is the best location you could wish for when you want to see the acropolis, etc. The owners were very kind and helpfull. A good and cheap hostel!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The people working at the reception desk were very nice. The area(Psirri) looks ghetto, but in reality it's safe; lively neighborhood during the day. No elevators, but that wasn't a problem for me. Very close to main attractions; Monastiraki Square, Syntagma, Ermou St., and easy access to metro. We went to Mykonos for the weekend and the reception desk was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

When the taxi drove us through this ghetto neighbourhood filled with terrible graffitis to get to the hotel, we thought we were in for a long haul. We were not very impressed with the curb appeal and location at first. To our surprise, we woke up to the most lively neighborhood any traveller could ask for! Shops, merchants, shoppers and... More

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Perth, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I would like to start of with the great service at this hotel. The lady at reception was always helpful and helped us book a taxi to the airport (fixed 35 euros across Athens central). The location is ok. About 5-7 mins walk to metro stations. 8-10 mins to the Monastiraki flea market. It's sad to say the state of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

The bathroom is odd but useful. The ac work. No elevator but they tell you. They have also a scale for luggage. Wifi works. Vending machine works. It's not the Ritz but comfortable. work. No elevator but they tell you. They have also a scale for luggage. Wifi works. Vending machine works. It's not the Ritz but comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here at the beginning of July with a friend and I found the hotel to be very clean and the owners to be very kind and helpful. We were always able to ask them about Athens and they were always willing to help find our way around and how to get to places. The rooms were small but... More

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Also Known As:
Athinaikon Hotel Athens
Address: 40 Evripidou, Athens 105 52, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Hotel Style:
#100 On the Beach Hotel in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Athinaikon 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Athinaikon was among the first 10 licensed hotels in Athens and has a history of top-notch service. Located in Psiri , the young, vibrant entertainment district of Athens, the Athinakon is mere footsteps away from the city’s legendary attractions, including the historical Acropolis and the old town of Athens Plaka. ... more   less 
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