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Hotel Avra
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Peraia
Thessaloniki, Greece
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“a sleeper hit!”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

tight on budget, visiting a friend in thessaloniki and found this hotel accidentally. Didn't expect much but i was suprised. lcd tv,renovated beds and bathroom (private), free wifi and seaview from the room!!. They also have 24-hour reception which was nice, because i was usually returning after midnight hours to my room.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Recently re furbished to an excellent modern standard, we were extreemly satisfied with our very comfortable double room for the night, with excellent aircon, just a short walk from the sea front & all the cafes, restaurants & bars.The bathroom was large modern & clean, fully tiled, with a powerfull shower, although as is usual in Greece, is considered a 'wet room', & therefore does not have a shower 'curtain'.The large balcony was great to sit out on & have a drink with street & sea views.The staff were extreemly helpful & spoke very good English. The Greek breakfast was very generous, with as much coffee as we wanted.There was plenty of parking available around the hotel. Would definately stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Netherlands
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

Due to a late arrival of our flight we chose hotel Avra. And the hotel was adequate for this purpose. Only a short 10 minutes drive from the airport and a lot of restaurants around the corner on the waterside. The room was rather small, but tidy. The bathroom was also small and had no shower curtain or screen (rather common in Greece). We had partial seaview but the rest of the view you can better forget. We only stayed for one night, so it was not a problem. The breakfast was for Greek standard okay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

I spent 3 nights at this hotel and it was a great choise. It can be easily reached by bus from the airport Thessaloniki /number 72/, the bus stop 1 minute from Thessa and 5 minutes to there. Minimarket in front of the hotel, big supermarket is also just 5 minutes away. The building is inside-outside completely renovated and spotlessly clean as well as the rooms. Located in the middle of the long promenade of Perea and just 30meters from the Beach with lots of Bars, Restaurants, Quick meals ect...the room is small but absolutely comfortable, cleaned everyday and has everything what you need!! Further on the rooms have a nice, long Balcony and almost everyone has a seaview, despite this, the hotel in the second row / the noise from the promenade cant be hardly heared/. The hotel staff was very helpful. Special thanks for the owner, Marina. She is a very kind, helpful Lady with a nice, natural, truthful smile, giving informations all the times, you needed. Next time, if i will be in this area, no question, where you stay! Highly recommanded!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

We just spent 4 nights at this hotel and all i can say is that it was great! The beach is 30 meters away and not crowded at all, and you can eat really well in different places with very similar prices.

The hotel staff was really helpful and nice to us, all in all leading to a great atmosphere. Everyone just lets you enjoy your vacation and they help you with almost anything if you ask, while smiling truthfully (and not just to take your money). They really were true representatives of Greek hospitality.

We had taken a 2 room apartment which was clean and nice, with a small kitchen and fridge. The balconies are quite wide and sunny if you didn't want to go to the beach. Also, they are constantly renovating the place, replacing furniture and such. Personally, i can't wait to go back there.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

We had just 3 nights to spend (long weekend) and did not want to rent a car : so arriving late in Thessaloniki I booked on line ( Europe Taxis) a taxi to Peraia-15 km from the airport (17 euro), the driver was waiting for us on time. The hotel is family run, rooms are small but have everything, even a small balcony from where we could see the village pier. The beach is a few steps away with many bars and restaurants; if you want peace and quiet walk on the left and after 500m you will find beds with umbrellas and drink included for 3.50 euro (just in front of a gym). This hotel is inexpensive and if you book on their website you get a 10% discount. This is a simple place so if you are into boutique hotels it is not for you. We will certainly go again.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

My girlfriend, a couple of her friends and I decided to travel to Greece during the offseason because we didn't know if we were going to be able to ever get a chance to go back. We chose Thessaloniki over Athens because of a great deal we found on a flight, and we were uncertain of the political unrest in the cultural capital of Greece. We found this little hotel while looking through a couple of websites, and we are so happy we did!

Hotel Avra was wonderful. There were very few people in the town of Perea when we went there, mostly because it was in March, but that was a nice change of pace from the bustle of Thessaloniki. We rented a car, because we knew we were going to go in and out of the city often, and Perea is about 20 minutes outside. The concierge/owner was very accomodating and funny, as even she asked us why we came during the offseason! The rooms were great and the surrounding restaurants were very eager for our patronage. Definitely worth coming here for the value and the escape if you ever decide to go to Thessaloniki (which you definitely should!)

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Hotel Avra
Address: 2 Abelokipon, Peraia 570 19, Greece
Location: Greece > Central Macedonia > Thessaloniki Region > Peraia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Peraia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Avra 2*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Avra offers a quiet environment, suitable not only for professional travelers but also for the recreational traveler. Situated in a convenient location for your professional enterprises as it is only a 15 minute car trip to the center of Thessalonica, 5 minutes to the airport and only 10 minutes from sports facilities. The 29 rooms have recently been renovated. Situated over three floors, with amazing views of the city, the bay of Thermaiko or the gardens. There are double rooms, triple rooms, family rooms (with a double and one single) and quadruple rooms for 3-4 people and kitchen facilities (upon request). The room types are the following:■Single room■Double rooms■Triple rooms ■Family rooms ■Quadruple rooms ... more   less 
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