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19 Patision and 10 Veranzerou Str., Athens 104 32 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 12/14/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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About

#55 of 382 in Athens
Location
3.7
Cleanliness
4.1
Service
4.1
Value
3.9
Travelers' Choice
Welcome to Polis Grand Hotel, a fine 4- star hotel in the heart of the historical and commercial center of Athens. Since 1974 we have been personally taking care of our guests in our 100 renovated rooms, combining modern high-standard services with the tradition of genuine hospitality. The hotel's central location offers easy access to the public transportation means, the Eleftherios Venizelos international airport and the Piraeus and Rafina ports, the major exposition centers, public services and organizations, the downtown theater stages, the museums and art galleries, the best commercial shops and malls, the entertainment scene, the sports events venues and the most important tourist attractions of Athens. Thus, Polis Grand Hotel in Athens, makes an ideal accommodation choice for both business and leisure travelers.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle tours
Highchairs available
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Street parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Rooftop bar
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
City View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German, Greek and 1 more

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Grade: 100 out of 100
186Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
43Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Bruno G wrote a review May 17
Sherbrooke, Canada44 contributions53 helpful votes
Ok Rooms but NO INSONORISATION at all…. Close to some things, but would not wander during the late evening.. Great service at the front desk… NO INSORONISATION… NONE 😞 First morning breakfast 👍🏻 Needed a breakfast basket since We were leaving really early…. 2 plain white bread slices with one slice of bologny… yes, balony, chesse and no margarine, no mustard, no ketchup..Nothing, really not much. i do have to mention a yogourt and a juice. Never going back…
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Suzanne M wrote a review Oct 2021
Winter Park, FL128 contributions11 helpful votes
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Very much enjoyed are two night stay. The staff couldn’t be nicer. My daughter and I just left and appreciate how they went above and beyond to accommodate us. Our room was spotless with a double and single bed. The bathroom was nice size with hot shower. We did not hear our neighbors. The beds and pillows were comfortable and air conditioner was operated within room. We got in around 7 so decided to eat at hotel. Wow, so happy we did. The food was awesome and the rooftop view to die for!!! Waiters were helpful and wonderful service. The area around the hotel felt very safe as we walked everywhere. We will be back in a week for another night before heading home.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Make reservation for roof top restaurant.
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Response from FILIPPOS DOUPIS, Πωλήσεις at Polis Grand Hotel
Responded Oct 25, 2021
Dear Suzanne, Greetings from Polis Grand Hotel Athens! Thank for choosing our hotel for your stay in Athens and taking time to share your experience on tripadvisor. All of us are delighted to that we could ensure a comfortable stay during your stay at our city. Thank you once again for everything and we hope to welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards, Polis Grand Hotel Athens Staff
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Shyam wrote a review May 14
Berlin, Germany31 contributions33 helpful votes
Nice place to crash for the night. Few positives and a few negatives: Location (4/5): Pretty centrally located. 3-4 mins to the nearest metro station: Omonia. Plenty of nice eateries in a 10 minute radius - we were spoilt for choice. The area looked quite commercial and deserted on weekends but busy on weekdays. Acropolis is 3 metro stations away (~10 mins) and you could see it from the room. Room (4/5): The room was a bit jaded / old but did the job. Good A/C, decently comfortable beds, TV and a safe . Since we were 2 adults + kid, the room (Superior double) felt quite small. Property (4/5): The elevators are a bit too small and you could have issues if you have bulky luggage. Service (4.5/5) . Staff were very helpful both during check-in and check-out and helped us find a cab. Food (N.A): Did not opt for the breakfast and did not try food here as we found plenty of other options close by.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Jamie C wrote a review May 10
Weybridge, United Kingdom46 contributions7 helpful votes
We were situated under the rooftop bar which meant the room was noisy, but the rooftop did have stunning views as I watched Liverpool smash into the final. Quick walk to the tourism places. Good variety of breakfast items, Helpful receptionists. A nice clean room.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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deniz wrote a review May 5
London, United Kingdom1079 contributions114 helpful votes
Perfect hotel 5 minutes walk to Omonia Station and walkable to all major sites. Had a room on the 8th floor massive balcony and a view of the Acropolis. There's a bar and restaurant on the 9th floor thanx to the chef and the lovely lady who made me dinner after hours . Reception staff can't be faulted. Apologies to the lady who I messed around with my room on our 3rd visit in 2 weeks. Room was large with a nice shower and lovely hot water. Drinks in mini bar were reasonably priced cheaper than I expected. Breakfast was good with plenty of choice. Homemade jams were really nice. I've read reviews about it being in a dodgy area to be fair a lot of streets in Athens are dodgy looking. We walked back from Plaka Area at night up the main road took 20 minutes and we never felt once unsafe. Would stay here again for sure
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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jcsmithica wrote a review May 4
Portland, Oregon49 contributions16 helpful votes
Cleanliness: Great Breakfast: Fantastic Location to things: Great Location in general: I had no issues with the location. But some people might think it was a more sketchy area. Staff: Great. Spoke English and were really helpful. Scheduled us taxis when needed and gave us information that we needed to navigate the area.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Robert S wrote a review Apr 2022
Fira, Greece8 contributions2 helpful votes
If you are coming to Athens and want location, Polis Grand is fantastic. We walked to the Acropolis, to the changing of the guards, to dinners, all very accessible and easy to reach. The hotel itself is better than we expected, very clean, staff extremely helpful (24 hour reception), on site rooftop hotel (with view of the Acropolis), and a really wonderful breakfest. Great hot and cold selections, vegetarian options and lots to choose from. Definitely a hotel to consider in the mid range tier.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Room Tip: Room 301 was excellent, with bath and extra room with couch
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Felicity1973 wrote a review Apr 2022
3 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at The Polis Grand Hotel as part of a Greek Tour and we could not have had a better located Athens Hotel close to all central attractions. Great Staff and Service, would not hesitate to recommend.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Oliver B wrote a review Apr 2022
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Was very impressed with our recent visit to the Polis grand hotel. The hotel was immaculate, including our room which was cleaned every day. The food was spot on- particularly the omelettes on the breakfast menu. The hotel is located centrally so everything to see/do is tops an half an hour walk. All of the staff were very pleasant and very welcoming. The mini-bar in the bedroom was also a nice little feature that we didn’t expect, and was used and restocked throughout our stay. With amazing views of the acropolis from the roof top bar. Safe to say, if we were to stay in Athens again we will definitely be returning. Thanks for such a great city break.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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ilovestotravel83 wrote a review Mar 2022
United Kingdom193 contributions138 helpful votes
I booked this hotel on it's reviews and found a good deal for a superior room for 3 nights in March. Omnonia isn't the most attractive area , it's a bit rundown but it's only a short 10 minute walk to the city, minutes from Omnonia metro and three small supermarkets and many bakeries. Arrived late, check in was quick and efficient with a warm welcome . My request for a high floor Acropolis view was granted. Room 705 was modern, clean, with good facilities. Sockets by the bed, good lighting, large TV, mini fridge, good wi-fi, safe and a small balcony with a distance view of the Acropolis. Only downside was the small, poorly laid out bathroom. The toilet and mini bathtub was squeezed in a tight corner but was functional with a powerful shower although positioned incorrectly so water goes on the floor. The small mini gym is rather disappointing with only three machines and a few light hand weights. The rest of the room was filled with chairs. No cleaning products to wipe the machines and a water machine would have been expected. I think the multifunctional room could be utilised better. Granted, not everyone goes to Athens to workout but having a gym was another reason for selecting this hotel and I wasn't the only one to use it whilst there. Best part of the hotel was the outstanding breakfast. It was in a light airy room on the second floor with a balcony and there was always at least three staff who were constantly replenishing food and clearing plates. Being a vegetarian I wasn't expecting to find much but I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of variety on offer. I really enjoyed trying the Greek breakfast options, lentil salad, potato salad, spinach and feta filo, and other dishes I wouldn't normally eat which were fantastic. Also bread, rolls, rusks, different yoghurts, cereals, cakes, fruits, peanuts butter, jams, flavoured waters, as well as hot foods which did change each day. There really was enough choice to please all tastes. All the staff were helpful, polite and accommodating. Apart from a few minor points which could be improved, I had a great stay, it was good value, and wouldn't hesitate staying again!
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Room Tip: High floor superior with Acropolis view
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PRICE RANGE
$91 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
GreeceAtticaAthensVathi / Omonia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Polis Grand Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Polis Grand Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Areopagus (0.1 miles), Kolonaki Square (0.1 miles), and Risko (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Polis Grand Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Polis Grand Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Polis Grand Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Polis Grand Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Polis Grand Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Atitamos, Stani, and Stoa Allios.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Polis Grand Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Polis Grand Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Athens.
Are any cleaning services offered at Polis Grand Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Polis Grand Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Polis Grand Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, Italian, and Greek.