Great location, easy to walk to the Plaka district. The hotel restaurant and pool snacks are extremely expensive. Rooms are wonderful. Large, fancy and clean. I think the beds are a little outdated and older. Our mattress sagged, and remember in Europe they put two twins together to make a king, both sides older. As was the bedding, my opinion is it's due for a fluff up in that regard. We had a HUGE lovely room, first floor, with a view of the Temple of Zeus. The roof top restaurant had interesting gourmet food that was so expensive, so we walked to the Plaka to eat.
I will say that four of us had room service our last night in Athens and the waitstaff were fantastic, the food good, and surprising not too expensive. My tip? Go down the street a block and buy some Greek wine to drink in your room, surprising good and cheap! Another tip is that we booked way in advance, we were on a cruise so we knew exactly when we would be there so we booked it, it was $300 US additional from our booking price that weekend! Wow , what a difference!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Royal Olympic is a newly fully refurbished 5* hotel located just in the centre of Athens, at a walking distance from all major archaeological sites, points of interest and public transports of the city, and within easy reach to/from the airport. The 264 rooms, and especially the unique Athenian Panorama rooms with a breathtaking view over the temple of Zeus and other major sites of the city, the 18 state of the art meeting rooms, the roof garden restaurant & bar lying in front of the Acropolis, temple of Zeus and Lycabettus Hill, the swimming pool, create a luxurious and warm environment where personal touch, service and attention to every single detail are very well looked after.Should it be for leisure, corporate or MICE travelers, the Royal Olympic offers a unique and authentic Athenian experience that will remain unforgettable to each guest. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Royal Olympic Athens
- Hotel Royal Olympic