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Address: Amerikis 11, Athens, Attica, 10672, Greece | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Ηλιούπολη area of Athens, is near Roman Agora (Forum), Numismatic Museum, Village Entertainment Park, and Emfietzoglou Gallery.
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A travel blog entry by villeneuves on May 16, 2015

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... can easily find a small mom and pop shop and grab an amazingly well made coffee and a fresh, healthy and cheap meal. You never see any macdonalds or chains anywhere. We saw one Starbucks and it was empty while the little bakery down the street was packed. It is just such a shame at home that we have sacrificed food quality for price when obviously we didn't have too. Europe definitely has it right when it comes to food! Well I guess it is time to wrap this ...

3 Nights at the Athens Gate Hotel

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot on Dec 19, 2014

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... The latter is optional and I did not bother with the cheese, only to experience the real taste. Creamy and luscious with a fragrant flavor of the smoked pancetta, it is a dish to count for sure. €16.00.

MEAT DISH: The Grilled Pork Tenderloin is definitely not to be missed. I tried a tiny piece. The pork tenderloin was moist and full of flavor. €19.00.

SUGGESTED MEAT ALTERNATIVES: With pleasure I would return and taste one ...

A night's stay at the Hilton Athens Hotel

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot on Dec 16, 2014

2 comments, 40 photos

... more beautiful, as the sun sets, and becomes magical when the lights come on. Imagine this with the Christmas street lighting and decorations…the experience is certainly at its best! Guests on this wing can enjoy total privacy, wireless high speed internet, hair dryer, slippers and bathrobe, as well as newspapers.

BATHROOM: No Jacuzzi, but a separate bath tub in the main bathroom next to the sink with the amazing complimentary brand of toiletries ...

The big time

A travel blog entry by jasonandjamie on Sep 21, 2014

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... to be becoming increasingly regular as apparently HostelWorld and the other hostel websites are increasing their margins which cuts into the hostels profits. Does get quite annoying when you are looking for an actual airbnb and all you can see is bloody dorm bunks but it ended up being ok. It was basic but cheap, and, as normal for us, in what is generally known as a dodgy part of town (makes up part of the fun!).

We settled in and got our bearings with ...

Water with gas

A travel blog entry by ruth.donald on Sep 03, 2014

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... zagged until we eventually made it to the stadium which was the furtherest point for the day. We paid our entrance fee and then picked some self guided walking recordings and headed into the
Wow. I'm not one for watching sport (to me it is something you do rather than something you watch) but it was incredible. The stadium of the original Athenian games and enhanced by Hadrian. So much history. Restarted in 1906 as the modern Olympics, ...

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