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Hotel Villa Athena

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Passeggiata Archeologica 33, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 27 hotels in Agrigento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have driven all the way to the Valley of the Temples and can afford to stay in this noble residence then don't dither. Just book it! Dining on the terrace in the half light with the lit up Temple of Concordia just 200 metres away is an awesome experience both in food and view. The hotel generously provide... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel via Hotwire (it’s the only 5 star resort in Agrigento, so we were fairly certain of which hotel we were getting). In addition, we were upgraded to an amazing suite which made it our most glamorous stop in Italy. In addition, the hotel is only blocks from the entrance to the Valley of the Temples, so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only reason for going to Agrigento is to see the temples (and the archeological museum, which is mostly full of the same old stuff but has the occasional interesting, unusual piece); the main reason to stay at the Hotel Villa Athena is that it is easy walking distance to the temples, and you have a great view of them... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has recently been redone to minimize lobby space and maximize the rooms that face the temples. Some of the older reviews of the hotel, which call it overhyped are probably from before the renovation. Everything is lovely in the redone section of the hotel, and the lunch and dinner areas have incredible views at all hours, plus the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolute gem of an hotel. It thoroughly deserves other good reviews. We spent two nights in Agrigento to see the temples and the archaeological museum but we also wanted just to relax.This location is perfect for both. We were lucky to be upgraded to a temple view suite which was delightful not only because of the views... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The superb view to the Concordia temple is THE reason to stay for a night or two at Villa Athena. The five stars are well deserved and you are spoiled from the moment you arrive. But you pay for all of it - or overpay...?. Be certain that your room faces the temple. And be sure to eat at least... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if your room doesn't have a view of the Temple of Concordia you can still enjoy this matchless view from the terrace, supping pre or post-dinner drink. The hotel is well-located for visiting the temples and museum. Our suite was generous - sitting area, as well as bedroom, closet area, well-appointed bathroom with all that one would expect in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was everything the website said. We had a room with a view of the temple. The weather was a little cold to go into the pool but warm enough to enjoy everything else the hotel had to offer. If you go to see the temples here then this hotel would be a very good choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were driving into Agrigento, my husband remarked that off to the right, he saw what appeared to be a "fake" temple. Why fake? It looked so perfect, and appeared to have been plopped down, a bit incongruously, just below the modern city. Little did we know then that what he saw was the Temple of Concordia, and that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to visit this superb location and enjoy the most fabulous views of the temples there is no real choice here . Here there is a wonderful hotel in great decorative order the only problem being the fact it has only 27 rooms and some have no view at all However visit their terrace for w cocktail or... More

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Address: Via Passeggiata Archeologica 33, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Agrigento > Agrigento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Villa Athena 5*
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Hotel Villa Athena Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

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Hotel Villa Athena re-opened in July 2009 after an extensive and authentic restoration which lasted one year. The entire villa underwent a massive renovation to meet international luxury standards. The hotel features 27 large comfortable rooms and suites, most of them facing the enchanting Tempio della Concordia. A traditional cuisine-based restaurant Il granaio di Ibla, a Lounge bar, an outdoor swimming-pool and a gorgeous park complete the outstanding services of this new luxury property. ... more   less 
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