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Porto Rio Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rio Patras, Patras 26500, Greece
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and a colleague stayed here for 10 days during a business trip to the University of Patras. The hotel is within an easy 10 minute drive to the University, howvever the hotel advertises 'free wifi in all rooms' which isn't exactly the case. Yes the wifi is free, but the signal is very weak in the bedrooms to the... More

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We travel through Patras frequently, and sometimes stop for the night. This little gem is a short walk from the sea, and fit our family's needs perfectly. The food is good, if you don't feel like going to town, and the staff friendly and accomodating. No one is in a rush, and a lot of helpful information about the area... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Extremely expensive for what it is.it definirely doesn t deserve its stars !! I knew this hotel from the 90"s and as i saw a completely renovated nice lobby i asked the reception about renovatios and they told me that since my old stay they made 3 renovations. What a lie !!! The rooms are in very bad conditions :... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

First of all, the location is great! Despite the fact that it's not in the city centre it's next to beach! Now it works also the suburban railway connecting Patras with Rio and there is a stop nearby and it makes it much easier to move. The service and the people are great too! Very helpful and polite every moment... More

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Where should i start. Ok, from the beginning. Arrived in Patras from the ferry, found a cab to take us to the hotel. The cabbies looked shady and one quoted me 20 euros... So I shopped around to another guy and he was Australian named Jonathon and he was so great!! He quoted me 15 and said he wouldn't charge... More

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Athens greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is very hard to find from the main road and the side roads are a mess.it is located by the sea which is nice and you can admire the new bridge from the garden. The staff are polite . The rooms are really old and need rennovation.we used our RCI exchange to stay in the hotel and we... More

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Trikala, Greece
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49 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The hotel is in Rio, in a quiet location by the sea and with a magnificent view of the amazing Rio-Antirio bridge. It has large clean rooms, huge free car park, free wifi but the whole hotel has a diffuse feeling of decadence. The room decoration is very old-fashioned and the beds are hard and uncomfortable. Staff is polite and... More

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Athens, Greece
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31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I rate the hotel with 4 stars for the politeness of the personnel, the nice lobby and breakfast room, the view to the sea just outside the hotel and the nearby Rio bridge, the spacious enough rooms and the plenty space for parking. However I must stress that the rooms look old and some maintenance or renovation should be scheduled...... More

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Athens, Greece
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We had to be in Patras the last weekend in August 2012, and this was literally the only hotel we found available as we looked into it very last minute. I had read the reviews and was absolutely terrified that it would be an awful experience, but we booked it all the same as we just had to go to... More

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Athens, Greece
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4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

this hotel has not been renovated in years and it's left to it's misery. No way you could describe it as a 4 star or even a 3 star hotel. The area of Patras does not have 4-5 star hotels, which is a problem.

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Address: Rio Patras, Patras 26500, Greece
Location: Greece > West Greece > Achaea Region > Patras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Porto Rio Hotel 4*
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