I must start this review by stating that this is NOT a 5* hotel by any standard. Having stayed in numerous hotels around the world I would place it in a standard 4 star category.
The only thing similar to a 5* hotel is its price range but this is something that a traveler must expect when looking out for a hotel in Attika. The real 5* hotels of the area have double Plaza's price.
My review is rather hard on this hotel just because they advertise themselves as a top hotel.
The check in procedure was fast and the reception staff very friendly, helpful and professional.
The room was rather small and the bed quite uncomfortable. I asked for a double bed which they promised that they will deliver with a slight time delay, but in vain. We had two twin beds attached to each other, with separate linen for each bed, which is definitely not the standard for a hotel of this price range.
The hotel was overall clean enough but outside our room, on the corridor floor, a room service tray was lying there for at least 8 hours before anyone picked it up.
The breakfast was just ok, with a mid-range selection of food and a dozen of hard working employees trying to cope with the busy restaurant of a Sunday morning. We had to wait for at least 15 minutes to be served coffee when it is so easy to have a self service coffee machine for the clientele!
There is a nice beach within the hotel premises with enough sun beds and there is a fairly big swimming pool too.
Overall the hotel is not bad but, as I wrote above, it is not a five star establishment.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A new 5 star hotel in Athens' most exclusive area, where leisure and business meet. This luxurious yet cozy hotel, with its amazing setting on the sandy beach of Anavyssos, offers the accommodations and facilities of a city hotel in a resort location. Just 32' away from the airport. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Plaza Hotel Anavyssos