We stayed for 4 days in a twin room, having booked the Athenian as our 'mystery hotel' online.
Taxi from airport was about €45.
Check in was fast and efficient but not particularly friendly.
Unless spoken to directly, the staff ignored the customers; there were no 'good morning' s or other greetings other than those initiated by the customers.
The room was clean and had most of what you'd need- good supply of teas, coffee, etc.
Double glazing kept out most of the noise from the street, and noise from other rooms was minimal, with the exception of the family across the hall who kept arguing late at night- but i think their bellowing would've penetrated any level of soundproofing!
The beds felt rock hard when you sat on them, but were surprisingly comfortable to sleep in.
Breakfast was good quality, provided you got there early enough.
Gym and sauna looked ok but were deserted throughout our stay- a pool would probably been a more popular choice.
The bars are beautifully decorated, but food and drink nothing exceptional, and where promotional pictures make it appear that you can sit out on a roof terrace for unhindered Acropolis views, this is not the case. You can see it in the distance through a window behind the bar, obscured by the reflection of the chandelier.
Location: about 5 minutes walk from the Acropolis, maximum 30 from virtually any tourist sight- we did a LOT of walking, hardly needed to use our Metro passes at all.
Not a particularly nice location- sex shops, car rentals, graffiti galore and a busy road- but convenient.
Overall a comfortable base for a few days' holiday, but not as spectacular as we had hoped for with a 4*
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