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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful stay at Phidias, my room was bright, super clean and cozy. The shower is great and the heating worked well. Breakfast was delicious, with many options to choose and fresh squeezed orange juice (the girls of the cafe are fantastic, they will always make sure you have everything you want and a bit more). My room...

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Bamberg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with my family in this hotel for 4 nights! We were impressed with the entire staff. Right at check-in they gave us 2 maps of Athens and told us where to go and how to get there. It was incredible! The rooms are also super super clean and the view - omg, we had a balcony with perfect...

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West Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a luxury hotel but a luxurious pied d'archaeologie. The rooms, though small, are clean and chic with marvelous views of the acropolis. The food is delightful with fresh squeezed orange juice, espresso, and baklava available for breakfast. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The area has great restaurants and a carnival street atmosphere without the creepiness. Located...

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Budapest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel in a perfect location on the quieter part of the pedestrian street with lots of restaurants and cafes. So you can expect to hear a bit of a chatter through the windows at day time and in the evening but nothing too loud was going on even on the weekend night. Just a short walk away from all...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with the friendliness of the staff, their location, and the bountious breakfast. We would highly recommend this hotel! We had a view of the Acropolis and we were next to the Agora and the Temple of Hephaestus. Good meals were nearby too.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The hotel staff were friendly and accommodating; they helped us several times with recommendations around town and with transportation. We really enjoyed the fresh breakfast buffet and coffee. Very convenient location, just a 10-15 minute walk to the Acropolis, with nice views. The downside was that our rooms were not renovated; the carpet and bed coverings were very old and...

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Lincoln
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Stayed 2 nights in room on lower floor without windows. Room was clean, but very small, adequate for only 1 person. Was somewhat noisy at night with staff moving around and other guests using lower level restrooms. Location to street market and sights was very convenient with great views from the outside, esp. at night.

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Ios, Greece
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Chose the place on location and price but was pleasantly surprised. Our room on the second floor was nicely renovated, the staff and coffee shop delightful but it's the location, opposite a park on a pedestrian mall and within walking distance of the Acropolis that make this place stand out value. Have read some poor reviews of the place but...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Easy walk along pedestrian walkway to Thissio Metro, right near street market (but close the door and window and it is silent and restful), good breakfast, pleasant staff, clean and modern room and bathroom: very comfortable and I do recommend!!! I am not giving an excellent rating because the room smelled of smoke when I arrived, but after I mentioned...

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Currumbin Waters
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights in late August. Hotel staff were nice, location was excellent. Room was a tad small, bathroom pretty clean, bed was good. It is right on a busy street, so it is fairly noisy as entertainment goes to the early hours of the morning. But for the spot it's in you have to expect that. Breakfast was...

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Staying in Thissio / Makriyanni

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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely pedestrianized Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centerpiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Phidias hotel is located in the heart of old Athens. A civilization of thousands of years is around you and minutes away is the monument of Acropolis. Ideally situated in the centre of the archaeological sites, the Phidias Hotel is 200 metres from the Acropolis, 100 metres from the Ancient Market, and 150 metres from Keramikos. With the metro station just 100 metres away, you will have little trouble travelling across the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Phidias

Address: 39 Apostolou Pavlou | Thissio, Athens 118 51, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Price Range: $55 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Phidias 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Third floor or fourth floor with balcony and you will have a great view to the Acropolis.”
 of 5 bubbles Azalia1410, 1 week ago | Read review
“Not a bad room in the place.”
 of 5 bubbles Wingdogg, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for renovated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles rsaatlarge, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“For best views from room, choose room on upper levels with balcony and windows.”
 of 5 bubbles teresadD4582RJ, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are better.”
 of 5 bubbles Tierramante, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
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