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Hotel Villa Athena

5.0 of 5 Via Passeggiata Archeologica 33, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived, our stay at Villa Athena was nothing short of wonderful. Service was gracious, our room far exceeded expectations, and the dining was among the best in Sicily. Can't praise the whole experience enough!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

perfectly located for the temples we were upgraded to the presidential suite with a terrace facing the Temple of Concordia and a similar view through the porthole window in the bathroom;so that could not be bettered (as others have remarked not all rooms have temple views and i would stay in town if a temple view room is not available)... More

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Cheshire, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, wonderful setting. Breakfast was full of surprises e.g almond milk. Dinner on the terrace with the view of the temples was memorable. Extras included a garden tour, an evening visit to view the temples with ice cream sadly we had to leave and missed the cookery demonstration.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great small hotel. It would be worth every (quite a few) dollar even without the awesome views of the nearby Temple of Concord, one of the great Greek temples, and the beautiful Temple of Hera further away. Ask for a room with a balcony. The service is great, the room luxurious and beautifully appointed and the dinner... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to go to see the Valley of the Temples but ended up realizing this hotel is a destination in and of itself. The website doesn't do the hotel justice; to sit by the beautiful, sleek Poland look onto Greek ruins is...unbelievable. Practicalities: the breakfast buffet is excellent with a good range; lunch and dinner solid and well executed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We treated ourselves to this hotel for 2 nights and it was worth every penny. The hotel is situated in the Valley of the Temple park and the view is amazing even form the bathroom window We had a room with a private terrace and view of the temples.. You can walk to the temples - we went morning and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get a room with a balcony, light up a Cuban, sip your cocktail and ''take it in''!! If walking is a problem you won't miss much if you just take it in from your room......a great vista of a well kept Concord temple and good view of temple Hera. Large bathrooms with walk-in showers and a view of the temple.... More

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Esher, England
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112 reviews 112 reviews
49 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only hotel which is right next to the Valley of the Temples, and from which the site and museum can be easily reached on foot. That being so, it commands premium prices and must be booked several months in advance. But it is certainly worth it. The decor is bright, clean and stylish. A wonderful dinner on... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed in 3 rooms at this gorgeous hotel during a trip around the entire island of Sicily, and we LOVED the property. As reviewers have said, there is no better located hotel in Agrigento. At night and during the day you have a perfect unobstructed view of the Temple. The hotel is pricey, but as others have also... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there during the first day of our honeymoon, with a booking made 3 months in advance (we have highest status with SLH loyalty program so should have been entitled to some benefits). Ended up with the worst possible room, with view on parking lot, extremely poorly maintained shower room (no bath, damaged furniture, rotten shower head, dirty tiles, etc.).... More

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Dear Guests, Unfortunately we are not very surprised to read these so negative comments about the quality of our hotel, the rooms and the staff, considering the fact that your stay at Villa Athena started to not be up to the standards SLH from the moment the receptionists explained with absolute kindness that an upgrade to a room with a... 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
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Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Villa Athena 5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Athena Hotel Agrigento
Hotel Villa Athena Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

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