We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Villa Athena

Save
Share
Via Passeggiata Archeologica 33, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily Italy
Update from hotel: This property has indicated that they are taking safety precautions against COVID-19.Read more
Lowest prices for your stay
Lock in the lowest price from these sites
eDreams
$448
$336
View Deal
Trip.com$448
Hotels.com$432
Expedia.com$432
Booking.com$336
Travelocity$432
Orbitz.com$432
View all 11 deals
Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveler (1246)
Room & Suite (354)
Dining (145)
Travel safe during COVID-19
A note from Hotel Villa Athena
Updated 06/08/20

About

#2 of 29 hotels in Agrigento
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travelers' Choice
Situated 200 metres away from the Temple of Concordia, a true masterpiece of Doric art dating back to the 5th century B.C., Villa Athena is a place which transcends time and space, where nature art and beauty have been merging together for over 2,500 years in the presence of the gods. Villa Athena is the only 5-star hotel situated within the Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples, which UNESCO has declared a World Heritage Site, with an exclusive direct entrance. A magnificent residence of the end of the 18th century, the villa has 27 between suites and rooms, many of which have view on the Temples or on the garden with ancient olives trees. The garden of the villa blends into the landscape of almond and olive trees that surrounds the magnificent millennia-old temples; from here the Temples of Concordia and Juno can be seen on the Terrazza degli Dei, the restaurant of the hotel. The terrace is open every day, both for lunch and dinner. To complete the beauty of the villa, the hotel has a panoramic outdoor swimming pool, a charming garden bar Federico II, a refined SPA with a wellness area and two cabins for massages and a fitness center. The hotel has free WI-FI and free parking for all the guests.
Read more
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Hiking
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Poolside bar
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
Show more
Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Bidet
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
iPod docking station
Walk-in shower
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more
2,177Reviews8Q+A100Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 1,587
  • 380
  • 128
  • 43
  • 39
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
IanFarnell wrote a review Oct 2020
Skipton, United Kingdom76 contributions66 helpful votes
Staying here is always a pleasure. The location is one of the best in the world. The quality of food wine and staff are commensurate with the situation. During the Italian lockdown the whole thing becomes surreal. Here we are on the terrace of the gods overlooking the flood lit temple of Concordia. Enjoying great food and drink. The staff are first class. The restaurant is full of people daring to enjoy themselves in these awkward times. I only wish that budget allowed us to stay here until it’s all over. Looking forward to next time already.
Read more
Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Jo W wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom36 contributions35 helpful votes
Highly recommend this hotel. We had a wonderful ground floor room with a private terrace, with views of the temple. Huge room, with a closet and very well-equipped bathroom. Breakfast was the best we had in our two weeks travelling around Sicily. The private entrance to the temples from within the hotel grounds was a very welcome convenience. We also ate in the restaurant in the evening, and the tasting menu was superb.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2020
Value
Location
Service
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Richard S wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom243 contributions100 helpful votes
The location of this property, looking over the Valley of the Temples, is stunning and the room rate reflects this rather than the size and comfort of the rooms. After a slight wobble on arrival, when we wanted to change rooms, the staff in reception did well and all the other staff were charming. Very good food in the outdoor restaurants.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Nikthegreek75 wrote a review Sep 2020
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom13 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent stay, beautiful restaurant, swimming pool, food, people, everything was amazing and the hotel in the valley of the temples and provide access to skip the queue, excellent breakfast, great easy stay and comfortable bed
Read more
Date of stay: September 2020
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Helpful
Share
Serhiolit wrote a review Sep 2020
Paris, France32 contributions44 helpful votes
Very pleasant and relaxing stay. The hotel delivers what it advertises - small and cosy (probably 20 rooms max) yet enough to have good atmosphere over breakfast and dinner (even during Covid times). Lovely clean and well-looked after garden and pool. Magnificent views over Valley of the Temples - right from our room as well as across any hotel point. Our room was large and specious with perhaps a little bit dated decor but in line with Greeko-Roman feel of Agrigento hence I was not too fussy about it. On-site restaurant was good but service was not well coordinated, at least everyone was relaxed and spoke ok English. They have a pianist playing live every evening over dinner time "call-centres" type of classics (ha-ha) like Nessun dorma and Titanic which I think was a bit tacky but still sweet because it was live, and I think it goes well with more senior crowd of clientel perhaps Hotel has a private access to the Valley of the Temples and sells tickets from their reception to staying guests- so no queuing under the sun to get to the valley. Hotel is happy to call for local taxi to get you to Agrigento for dinner or just see the town or visit a local beach (in San Leone - which is a bit trashy in my view, sorry). In overall we had a pleasant stay at this slightly dated hotel. However, if I had to stay in Agrigento area again I would definitely return to Villa Athena as it is the only proper 5* SHL hotel in the area and staff does their job well.
Read more
Date of stay: August 2020
Value
Location
Service
Helpful
Share
Previous
PRICE RANGE
$140 - $912 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
athena hotel agrigento
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of AgrigentoAgrigento
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Villa Athena
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Villa Athena?
Nearby attractions include Valle dei Templi (0.3 miles), Tempio della Concordia (0.1 miles), and Tempio di Giunone (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Villa Athena?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Villa Athena?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Villa Athena?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Villa Athena?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Villa Athena?
Conveniently located restaurants include Il Re di Girgenti, Trattoria dei Templi, and La Terrazza degli Dei.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Villa Athena?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Hotel Villa Athena have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Villa Athena offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Villa Athena?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Villa Athena offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Villa Athena?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.