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Areos Hotel
Ranked #23 of 282 Hotels in Athens
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

I wasn't sure what to expect from Areos, but after spending a few nights, I decided to stay one more on the way back home from the islands.
The receptionists Joseph and Andreas were the amazing! They were extremely friendly and helpful! Andreas also speaks fluent Portuguese, which was a relief for my brother-in-law.
The hotel is very modern on the inside. Although a bit dark and small, the deco of the rooms is quite clean and bathrooms are great!
The area is considered by some as a downside, but I must say there is nothing to fear about. You just won't find posh shops over there. Main tourist attractions, though, are within walking distance or just a couple of stops in the metro, which is very close.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

This hotel is centrally located with all the amenities you could possible hope for.
I have lived in Athens and I should know a thing or two right?
Buffet breakfast, strong and ample wifi, clean and bright rooms (especially the ones on the top floors) air con and spacious bathrooms with power showers and complimentary shampoo and soap as well as all the fresh towels you could possibly ever need....
If you are on a budget yet you like quality and class this is the place to come to.

Room Tip: ask for a room on the 5th floor..room 505 or 503..
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled solo
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1  Thank travellin_blues
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

Everyone at this hotel went out of their way to help us. They gave us good directions and advice the entire time we were there and we really appreciated it. It is nice to be greeted by people who genuinely want to help you get to know their city. The room was very nice.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Mary-Ellen S
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

I've been in Areos Hotel for several nights, the place itself it's nice, for being a 3 stars, with just minor and not critical things to pin in a maintenance to-do list. The people over there have been kind and prompt for any need, from a glass of water to a help in going around.

However the great issue we found was that the hotel it's (actually was) a heavy smoky place: even if since 3 years there is a law in Greece as in other countries forbidding smoking freely, the hall, the lobby, the elevators and finally the rooms were fulfilled of a smell of cigarettes impossible to delete. In the rooms we had some issues in getting confortable, even if keeping the entire day the windows open. For a not-smoker like me it meant to sleep quite bad and not getting the good rest I'd like.

What a pity, aside of this I would recommend greatly.

Room Tip: Ask for the MOST NOT-SMOKING one.... otherwise it could happen your room smells in an incredible way...
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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5  Thank vinxonline
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

small and cosy hotel just for a sleep!!! doesn't offer anything else except of a simple room and a poor breakfast.The area where this hotel is located is not safe enough so I would recommend to park your car in the nearest parking and try not to walk alone late at night...

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
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2  Thank Georgios G
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Stayed there for 6 nights. Reception and cleaning staff were very friendly. Due to a slight misunderstanding in the booking, we got and upgraded room, but the staff was kind enough to let us keep the upgraded room without any additional charge. The room we had was modern, clean and spacious and had a small balcony. Breakfast was above average, started early and finished around 10:30.The location is pretty good. Closest subway station is "Victoria" on the green line, and there are several buses you can catch on Alexandras avenue. Although located next to "Exarhia", an area with a bad reputation, I haven't encountered any problem.
The prices were very reasonable, check the hotel's site as they often have offers which are hard to beat. Overall a very good experience, I would definitely recommend it.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
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1  Thank saUra
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

We had stayed in this hotel for a long weekend with our friends.
One of the best reception which I have faced in whole Greece..Very friendly and warm persons have been working under this roof.. They have upgrated our rooms without any additional charge.
Specious rooms with super clean beddings..
Quite good breakfast have been serving every morning.
The only thing which you have to be careful is they do shut-down heating systems during the day and that causes cold rooms if you want to stay in your room during the day. If it happens, talk with reception to turn it on again..
Also be aware of the fact that the whirpool type of bath tubs do not work..So, do not even think of making fantasies :)

Room Tip: Upper levels are better due to noises from the street..Also try to not to stay at corner rooms since...
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Areos Hotel

Address: 19 Bouboulinas (Moussio), Athens 106 82, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Exarchia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#17 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#18 Best Value Hotel in Athens
#18 Family Hotel in Athens
#28 Business Hotel in Athens
Price Range: $62 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Areos Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Areos Hotel opened its doors in summer 2008, ready to accommodate travelers from all over the world who seek design and quality standards in their accommodation, as well as high quality service. Hotel Areos' rooms were built and designed in a way that will cover and serve every need of modern travelers. A combination of wooden surfaces, modern colors, luxurious interiors and lighting, fashion and environment that meets customers' standards. ... more   less 
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