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San Francisco
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel in beautiful architecture of central Athens. Historic exterior design with a modern flair to the lobby. Exceptionally clean lovely balconies to enjoy the sight and sounds of the busy central old center city. A comfortable sidewalk cafe for dinner and good food add to the complete experience. Very kind and helpful staff that will fulfill your every need.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in Athens. The room was small and there was no air conditioning. The bathroom got water everywhere when you took a shower, but it was clean when we arrived. The location is not the best, we took a metro about 10 minutes to get to the Acropolis. But the staff was so friendly and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Even the front door was a really peacefull. It is strange that this is just a hotel but one of the best soulaki is here. location is perfect it is very very close to metro, also if you dont want to take the metro, taxi is almost cheap. Rio is very economical and extremely safe compared to most of the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

On our last leg of our Greece vacation, we wanted a short stop in Athens to see the Nations capital and it's historical sites and museums. This Hotel was perfect for us as it was able to accommodate our family of 5. The staff were very friendly, the girl at the reception greeted us with a smile and gave us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I had to find a hostel/hotel in less than an hour at 11:30PM, I was in Thessaloniki airport heading to Athens. I was supposed to stay at a friend's place but she had to travel that evening. I knew about this matter an hour before I had to take my flight back to Athens. I looked into trip advisor and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Worst hotel ever . The manager mr Mikhalis is arrogant, rude and abusive . Staff is extremely unapproachable . Tv , wifi and telephone Dont work . Breakfast is cold and unappetising . We checked out after our first night Inspite of a pre paid booking for 4 days . We had a v big fight with Mr Mikhalis on... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

There are currently around 50 refugee,s being accommodated in the hotel with very few tourists,apart from ourselves we only seen three other couples during our four night stay.Forget about eating or having a drink at the bar unless you don,t mind being hassled by kids begging for money.Stayed on the first floor at the front of the building so no... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

On arrival to the hotel with friends of mine we found that we had two rooms booked and the reception found it best to allocate who stays in what room. The rooms were dated and the breakfast consisted of 1 tray with 1 slice of meat, 1 slice of cheese and a shard boiled egg already prepared for collection. The... More 

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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the 5* Melia Athens on my last trip to Athens in the summer and thought I'd book a cheaper budget hotel for a four day break in January . I read lots of reviews of the Rio Athens hotel and was a bit worried because I'd read them on one site when I booked and the reviews... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I'm not sure where to start, so I'll just dive in. This is one bizarre hotel. The reception was manned by two very elderly gentlemen in mismatched clothing, neither of whom looked at nor greeted me when I arrived to check in. One of them took my 50 euro note and put it in his wallet, while the other gave... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located on the quiet pedestrian street of Κaraiskaki Square, this hotel is next to Metaxourghio Metro Station and the railway station. The multilingual staff are available 24 hours each day.Housed in a fully air-conditioned restored neoclassical building, the guest rooms include minibar, satellite TV and private bathroom with hairdryer. Complimentary ouzo is offered to all guests upon arrival.The Bar-Restaurant on the ground floor provides the ideal place in which to relax enjoying refreshments, food and pleasant music. It serves many kinds of drinks and Greek specialities until well after midnight.Hotel Rio Athens enjoys a strategic location just 1km from Syntagma Square, 15km from the port of Piraeus and 35km from the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in all areas and is free of charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Hotel

Address: 13 Odysseos Street | Karaiskaki Square, Athens 10436, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Price Range: $49 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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