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Electra Hotel Athens
Ranked #38 of 325 Hotels in Athens
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Overall best value for money !”
Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Great location. Great rooms (would love a bigger room but for downtown area the rooms are excellent).
Very service orient hotel.
Great breakfast buffet (not great selection but for what they had it was tasty).
Very clean and overall is probably the best run for your money !
3 stars hotel will cost you maybe 10 euro a night less but here you will get much more - and the next level 5 stars is way more for 50 euro a night.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

If you want a very safe spot in Athens where you can get to the Plaka quickly and enjoy shopping, restaurants, cafes, etc....this is a great spot. The staff was great and most accommodating. They have a great cafe downstairs and the cafe staff are equally great. And don't worry if you don't know Greek as the staff speaks English. Highly recommended.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Florida
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Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here. Incredibly convenient (right near Parliament) and close to so many great little restaurants. It's a great combination of in the heart of things while maintaining a sense of being out of the city. Great breakfast and excellent service. Good value considering you're in the heart of Athens. Many great things are within walking distance. I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Corfu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2013

It is on Ermou Street close to all major shops, near Plaka, Monastiroki & Psiri close to metro & taxi station it is the ideal hotel to explore Athens. Very clean, good rates (not as expensive as other hotels in the neighborhood). Rooms are nice ( a bit small though). Breakfast is ok ! Stayed there 2-3 times and as it has the ideal location it is more than likely to stay there again! I do recommend it!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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ireland
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stayed here with my family in August. We had interconnecting rooms which were very clean, very comfortable and very well equipped.
Buffet breakfast was very good.
Stepping from the oppressive heat of Athens in August into the air conditioned lobby of the Electra was possibly the highlight of my trip.
This hotel is perfectly located on a busy shopping street just off Syntagma Square. It's a great central location for shopping or visiting the Acropolis (if you can stand the heat).
I would definitely choose it for a short stay in Athens again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

The hotel is perfect little paridise to get the Athens dust off of you. Good location to vist all the downtown ruins. Close to cafes and tourist shops. Also within walking distance to experince any riots around the parliment building even though I didn't experince any of that. Staff was excellent, front desk clerks and bellman made sure your stay was very good experince and set everything up for you when you needed any service. The staff at the roof top resturant was outstanding and professional,setting us up with the best table and view all three nights. Excellent view of the Acropolis and food to match. The pool area was a little small but you are in downtown Athens nice to just have one and if you want your own get the presidental suite that has one you don't share. it wasn't avaiable but we did have a suite on the fourth floor with a view of the Acropolis it was beautiful suite and had all the benefits of being a suite. AC worked fine and our room was a cool 70 degrees but we keep curtains closed in the AM. We spent most time touring around at that time anyway. Of course this isn't your Greek Isle retreat but very nice hotel to stay at when in old Athens. You must get out of Athens for a true Greek experince. The shower always get a rating this one was a 6 out of ten. Good pressure but kinda of small for such a large room. Might have been because of the nice tub and everything else they squeze in the bathroom. Very nice stay I highly recommend reserve a room with a view.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Second time staying at this hotel, and second time the air conditioning has been the issue. The location is great, very convenient and clean. However the problem persists with the air conditioning. It's not great. Staff are always helpful.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Electra Hotel Athens
Address: 5 Ermou | Athens, Athens 105 63, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Syntagma
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #38 of 325 Hotels in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Electra Hotel Athens 4*
Number of rooms: 109
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Inviting and welcoming, the Electra Athens, in the city's commercial district is the place to stay whether you are here for business or pleasure. Subtle and elegant and just off Syntagma square, our hotel rooms and suites are ideally located to host your city break or business trip without sacrificing the style and comfort you are used to. Designed with the busy traveler of the 21st century in mind, and operated, as all Electra Hotels and Resorts are, under the philosophy of warm, heartfelt Greek hospitality, the Electra Athens features cozy rooms, supreme amenities and delicious breakfast and meals. In our well-appointed hotel rooms and suites, the comfortable beds, muted décor and carefully chosen details create an atmosphere of soothing comfort, while in the breakfast restaurant and all day café, tasty dishes complete the delightful experience. If in town for business, you will find that the hotel's business facilities, natural lit conference hall, business services and staff make Electra ideal for your business stay - plus, since it is so centrally located, you will be able to have some non-business downtime as well, enjoying the sights and vibrant Athenian scene. Situated in the beginning of Ermou Street, the city's main shopping area, the Electra Athens hotel is conveniently located within walking distance from Plaka, Monastiraki and the Acropolis, as well as from the upscale district of Kolonaki with its wide choice of shopping and dining options. With the Athens metro just a few steps away, most of the city is within easy reach too, making the Electra Athens your perfect base for venturing about the city, doing business, discovering the Athenian treasures and enjoying your time in the capital of Greece. Welcome to the center of Athens. Welcome to your ideal city center hotel. Welcome to Electra Athens! ... more   less 
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