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Hotel Acropolis House

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Mauritius
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location cant be beat just blocks from Constitution Sq, walking distance of new Acropolis Museum, surrounded by plenty of restaurants and shops. We stayed 3 nights in a small but comfortable room. The entire staff was very helpful.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The friendly atmosphere of Acropolis House is its main selling point. We always felt welcome and the staff were ever helpful. The location is ideal, surrounded by cafes and restaurants, and only a few minutes walk to the main ancient sites of Athens. The breakfast is tasty, too. The only downside was the somewhat old bed, which wasn't particularly comfortable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of Acropolis House is possibly its biggest plus, just in the middle from of Plaka and not far from Acropolis itself! A few nice restaurants and bars nearby. We were placed in a room with bathroom on the second floor in the old part of the hotel. You could really see it was a good preserved old building... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The hotel is in good location perfect for tourist. The staff is very friendly and helpful. the Breakfast is nice and the price too. However the air conditioner was not working as we were expecting. The room was very hot to sleep, we did not inform to the staff because we were only one night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is a good location within the Plaka area. It is family-run and everyone is friendly and helpful. Breakfast is included in the price and you have a good selection. It is also clean! As other posts mention you are expected to pay in cash.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This hotel is perfect for tourists, and should be good for just about anyone visiting Athens. The location is close to the Acropolis and Syntegma Square (transport to everywhere including the airport), has a very helpful staff, and breakfast is unsurpassed. On our way out of Athens, we stayed at a B&B near the airport. It would have been more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night on our recent trip to Athens. It is an interesting old historic house that was turned into a hotel. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The location is excellent - just a short walk to stores, restaurant and historical sights. We stayed in a room with an in suite bathroom.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The lobby features 6.5 meter ceilings and original Pompeian style frescos from the 1800s. An attached sitting room is another wonder of frescos. I wish I had found this place sooner. From now on I will only stay here when in Athens. Its not for everyone I know. It is old yet spotless. The breakfast is homemade down to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The Acropolis House is in a nice old house in neighborhood (Plaka), close to a pedestrian street full of restaurants and tourist stores that goes to the Acropolis. Also very close to Syntagma Square (subway station and bus to the airport). The room was small, the bathroom was modernized. Breakfast was fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a quaint, original authentic Greek house that has been converted into the current hotel. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We enjoyed speaking with the owner at length on two different occasions to discuss politics and the hotel architecture. The breakfast was all made in house with many different selections and was delicious. Our room was very... More 

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Staying in Plaka

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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Acropolis House is a preserved mansion of the last century, in excellent condition. It is consisted essentially of two different buildings together. The oldest of these is a stone manor house about 120 years old and the other is well-built four-floor building of 75 years. In 1965 it was modified to a hotel from the family Choudalakis, which operates since. Generally the hotel is a two star family business with character, providing security and full service to both families, and unique people who respect the identity of the hotel. In total the hotel has comfortable single, double and large rooms for families. The Hotel Acropolis House has a non smoking policy in all areas. Guests may smoke in the terrace of the first floor. Hotel Acropolis House is located at the gates of Plaka having so the advantage of being close to all the interesting places without the disadvantage of the hustle of the people and vehicles visiting the site. It is situated in a stunning location, either for professional or tourist as it is a 10-minute walk from the monument of Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum, 3 minutes from Syntagma Square and the metro / bus and 2 minutes from the commercial and business center of Athens. Near the hotel there are parking, museums, pharmacies and the tourist information office. The hotel has a breakfast room, which served continental style breakfast very early in the morning for early morning flights (from 07.30 Until 10.30). There is luggage storage and safe for customers. Finally, Hotel Acropolis House has a library, with a rich collection, to borrow books from. This is himself occasionally enriched by the customers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Acropolis House

Address: 6-8 Kodrou, Athens 105 58, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Plaka
Price Range: $61 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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