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Periscope Hotel

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New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this hotel. Intimate and modern small but functional room. Nice breakfast. Very Pleasant staff. If you want to be in Kolonaki, in the center of this nice neighborhood and within walking distance of the Plaka, this is a good hotel.

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Thank jeh23forever
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jeh23forever, Thank you for selecting Periscope Hotel and for taking the time to let us know of your impressions following your stay with us. Your kind words regarding the rooms, the breakfast as well as the location and of course the staff are much appreciated. Thank you once more for your feedback and I would be honored to welcome... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a lovely street in Kolonaki. We were able to walk around the interesting boutique shops in Kolonaki and enjoyed an afternoon of shopping and eating. We liked the modern room with the comfortable king sized bed. The room was very clean and located in a quiet street. We had a good night sleep. The receptionist... More 

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Thank dgan79
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dgan79, Thank you for selecting Periscope Hotel, and for sharing your impressions following your recent stay with us. We are truly happy for your kind review and delighted to read that you enjoyed our hotel’s location,facilities, and service. Thank you once more for your feedback and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the very... More 

Shawnee, Kansas
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38 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel after coming off a cruise ship so we could explore Athens for another day. We asked for early check in so we could just drop our bags off and change shoes to prepare to walk the city, the room was available by 9 am, which amazed us. The room was beautiful and spacious enough for... More 

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Thank Richard C
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard C We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Periscope Hotel. We always do our best to accommodate our guests' special requests and it was our great pleasure to offer you an early check in. Thank you very much for your appreciative review and look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Irini Antoniou Guest... More 

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53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a modern boutique hotel located in a very nice and quiet area in Athens. There are several cool restaurants and bars around. We never took the metro and decided to take a taxi back in front of the parliament and it was only 3.50 euros. Walking down was not more than 15'. It is also very close to... More 

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YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sagapotravel Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our hotel's central location and had the opportunity to explore the restaurants & bars of our neighborhood. It is a pleasure to read that the services and facilities were to your satisfaction and that Katerina at the restaurant left a memorable imprint... More 

Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We went with my husband there for 5 days. It was in the heart of the city!! Next to very trendy restaurants, fashionable cafes/bars!Periscope is a minimal hotel, in Kolonaki. Great location, too clean, too quiet and friendly staff. The dining room was under construction when we were there so we had breakfast in a small place downstairs but it... More 

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Thank el18g
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear el18g Thank you for highlighting the strategic location of Periscope, in Kolonaki, one of the most posh areas in Athens. our aim is to offer a home away from home environment and personalized service to all our guest and we are happy to read through your review that you experienced this first hand. Once again thank you for your... More 

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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this hotel! It is however removed quite a bit from anything. PIE restaurant located in the hotel was fantastic! Wherever you want to go required a taxi ride. Next time we'd stay closer to where the action is.

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Thank theotherbart111
YesHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear theotherbart111, thank you for your review, however we are not sure it refers to Periscope Hotel. Our hotel is located in Kolonaki, one of the most central and posh areas in Athens, and has no restaurant called "Pie". Still it will be our pleasure to welcome you to our Hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Irini Antoniou Guest... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Superior room facing street was snug but clean and modern. The window wall on street made room feel more spacious. Very quiet street. Bathroom spacious and renovated with large walk in shower and good water pressure, pedestal sink with mirrored wall, a few shelves, bathrobe, and hooks in room. Mirror and tile all new. Very nice breakfast in room on... More 

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Thank Julie H
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie H, Thank you for selecting Periscope Hotel and for taking the time to share your impressions following your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed the rooms, the restaurant, and the facilities and your kind words are much appreciated. Thank you once more for your feedback and I would be honored to welcome you to our... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed in Periscope as design hotels just joined SPG as their latest brand. This is a nice boutique sized hotel located in a neighbourhood with many restaurants. It is a 2 minute walk away to all the bars and restaurants yet was quiet in the nights as we went to bed. The rooms were a good size and functional... More 

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Thank Carrie T
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for selecting Periscope Hotel and for taking the time to let us know of your impressions following your stay with us. Your kind words regarding the rooms and the design as well as the location of the hotel are much appreciated. Thank you once more for your feedback and we would be honored to welcome you... More 

Flemington, NJ
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59 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

My wife, four year old daughter, in-laws and I stayed at this hotel for four nights in May 2016. From the airport, a cab ride was a flat 38 euros. The hotel is located in a wonderful area with many restaurants and bars. The Plaka is a 20 minute walk and the Parthenon is about a 30 minute walk from... More 

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Thank ajphilly
YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Periscope Hotel. We are pleased that you highlighted the strategic location as well as the politeness of the Staff. We always look to offer the best customer service possible. It is with pleasure that we get to read from your feedback that you had... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Very comfortable clean room, in a quiet upscale neighbourhood, but walking distance to main sites like Syntagma, Plaka, Mt Lycabettus, etc. Nice comfy bed. I like it that there's a door to the shower booth, a rare feature in this country based on experience. Nice small selection of buffet breakfast. Friendly staff. Nice restaurants and cafes around the area.

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YesHotels, Residence Manager at Periscope Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest On behalf of the entire team at Periscope Hotel, we thank you for sharing the details of your recent visit to our hotel on TripAdvisor. It is with great pleasure we read you enjoyed our location and neighborhood as well as services and staff. We would love to welcome you back as our guest. Kind regards, Irini Antoniou... More 

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Kolonaki / Lykavittos
By far the ritziest neighborhood in town, Kolonaki is home to most of the chic boutiques and designer label stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by dressing in their finest and spending hours in the trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a couple of notable museums and cultural institutions, which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper reaches of Kolonaki transition into Lykavittos Hill, the highest point in central Athens. Climb the paths through its wooded slopes to the tiny chapel at the top, from where you are rewarded with stunning views across the Acropolis to the sea and even the mountains of the Peloponnese on a clear day. The wooden amphitheater up here hosts regular concerts during the summer.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Periscope is a minimal city hotel with an impressive urban architecture, located on a quiet street, minutes away from Kolonaki square. The hotel draws its name from its electric periscope, a fantastic way to visit Athens from a distance! In the Lounge Bar, guests can find a remote control for a periscope located on the roof of the hotel. With a 360 degree range, the periscope's views, which guests select, are shown real time on a big plasma TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Periscope Hotel

Address: 22 Haritos str., Kolonaki, Athens 10675, Greece (Formerly Athenian Inn)
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Kolonaki / Lykavittos
Price Range: $144 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Periscope Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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Periscope Hotel Athens
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#23 Business Hotel in Athens
#26 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#34 Luxury Hotel in Athens
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