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Athina Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Xenofontos street, Olympia 27055, Greece
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Ranked #16 of 18 hotels in Olympia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

The location of the hotel is one of the advantages.You can reach Olympia in about 15 minutes by car, while at the same time the town Krestena is within walking distance in case you want to get an idea of local life.As for the hotel, the owner really did his best to make us feel at home but there is... More

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Athens, Greece
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

who reduced our rate (quoted 90 euros for a room for 3 adults on booking, reduced to 80, including breakfast). We cannot fault the owner who was helpful and ever-present but the room was tired, dusty, smelled of mould. Pool looked clean and inviting (too cold to try!) and wi-fi fine, plentiful hot water....breakfast very limited indeed. Seems to be... More

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Rickmansworth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

I stayed at the Athina for one night with a group of 37 teenagers. In general, we had a pleasant experience staying at this hotel, which is situated in quite a charming little village near Olympia. Orange trees grow all around and chickens are kept by many people in their back gardens. This is very much the countryside! Rooms are... More

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Komotini, Greece
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

I stayed here summer of 09 and most likely will be staying here again summer '10. I really prefer Krestena to Olympia as a town, and although you will need a car if you choose to stay here, Olympia is quite close and this should be considered as an alternative to staying in the tourist-trap town of Olympia (the town... More

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Philidelphia, PA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2008

I just recently returned from a trip to Greece just 5 days ago. During my trip I spent two nights at the Athina Hotel. Overall I found the hotel to be very charming. The owners were very sweet and always extreamly welcoming. The swimming pool was nice and the food was good. The actual hotel rooms were "soso". The beds... More

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Agka, owner at Athina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you a lot for your flattering words and for staying in Hotel Athina. The dimensions of the bathrooms are defined by the law and are the suitable and proper for a tree star hotel. I dont think that other 3 star hotels have larger. At the evening you can also enjoy the songs of the nightingales(birds) Best... More

paris
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103 reviews 103 reviews
88 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2008

We chose to stay at the Athina rather than in Olympia itself during a visit to the Olympia ruins. I'm not sure it was the right choice. First of all, Olympia is not that bad as Greek tourist towns go. Sure, it's 100% built for tourists but it's better done than other archeological tourist towns such as Delphi or Mycene... More

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Agka, owner at Athina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear visitor, First of all, excuse me but I think that the word "ruins" is not the most suitable to describe the archeologic site, the ancient stadium and the museum of ancient Olympia. I also would like to thank you for your describing-characterizing us as "kind" ,we try to do our best and have our visitors satisfied and happy. We... More

Pavia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2008

We passed two quiet nights in this Hotel near Olympia. Nice & warm atmospere, gentle personel bun not something exceptional. Comfortable, Parking, pool, airconditioned &interesting buffet. Recomended fof families Or couples. Z & Α

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Cossonay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2005

We spent one night at the easy-going Athina Hotel in Krestena last September. This village is a very good compromise to Olympia which is definitely too much touristic! Hotel was okay but the bathroom, though quite big, was really old: no shower curtain and mildew. Swimming pool, some deckchairs, parking. Unfortunately, at the check-out, we have been told that credit... More

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Agka, owner at Athina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you a lot for stayying in Athina Hotel. I would like to inform the visitor of trip advisor that all the bathrooms have been renovated recently(2006) and off course they dispose bathroom curtain etc. Credit cards are acepted. Best Regards from Hotel Athina More

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Address: Xenofontos street, Olympia 27055, Greece
Location: Greece > West Greece > Elis Region > Olympia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Athina Hotel 3*
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In Krestena-Olympias, in an area fully planted with olives and pines we can find hotel Athina! Walk through the same paths the ancient Historian Xenophon used to, admire the surrounding area of Olympia, Epicurean Apollo, and Neda falls. River Loucios is ideal for fishing and rafting. Nearby: Strofylia forest, Samiko beach, Kaiafas mountain hot-springs, monasteries, abbeys, Papalexi-Villa by Tsiller , Alfeios and Selinoudas rivers, pool, pool-bar, buffet-breakfast, restaurant, bar, parking, amazing view, air-condition, and satTV. ... more   less 
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