Attalos Hotel

Athinas 29, Athens, Attica, 10554, Greece | 2 star hotel
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Athens... I made it!

A travel blog entry by siobhan21

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I started getting sick yesterday and the wifi was down for the last day and a half at my Rome location. Thankfully, I had a travel guide for Athens. I was able to call and make a reservation. I was also able to strike a deal when I got to the hotel. From 45 euro a night to 35 euro. Now I don't have to find another location. phew!

The taxi …

...bakeries, hardware stores and cheap cologne

A travel blog entry by siobhan21

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I did some touring about this evening and visited the Monastiraki Flea Market. It is mostly cheap clothes sold for cheap prices, but there are a few interesting jewelry stores. Definitely not a must see.

I had another kabob this evening. Mostly because I can't figure out what else there is to eat except kabob and pastries. I'm surprised …

Landed in Greece

A travel blog entry by tias

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Wow what a day! We landed in Greece at 6:30pm and just got to our hotel, Attalos Hotel in Athens at 8:30. Had dinner on the rooftop patio and took in the incredible view of the Acropolis from the roof of the hotel. It feels surreal to be here, the city is so vibrant and the Acropolis looks like something out of a dream.
Off to Antiparos …

Ancient Athens

A travel blog entry by tina_nixon

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Today I visited the Acropolis - something I have wanted to do since studying ancient history at school. Ms Lally would be proud.
I started at the southern side where there is the new Acropolis museum and the Theatre of Dionysius. It looked a long way up when I looked up to the Acropolis towering over me.
the path up the hill weaves around …

Athens/Naxos

A travel blog entry by rjbitcheno

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Hi everyone
First up - we have not been affected by the earthquakes in Italy - needless to say they have been big news here and we feel very sorry for the people in the affected areas.

We are managing to use public transport at every opportunity - in Rome we caught the shuttle bus to the airport (bus stop was only approx 170 metres …

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Αθήνα 1 area of Athens, is near Monastiraki, Stavros Melissinos' Art Shop, Psiri, and The Sanctuary of Artemis.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAttalos Hotel Athens

    Reviewed by siobhan21

    Humble. Comfortable. Best Staff

    Reviewed Dec 18, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Denver , United States Flag of United States

    Upon first glance, this hotel is little more than a clean room and bathroom away from the hordes. However, the beds are very comfortable. The room comes with extra pillows and blankets already in the closets. They too are quite cozy. However, what really makes this hotel excellent is the friendly, helpful, and fabulous english speaking staff. From recommending a place to eat to organizing a tour for you, this staff really goes out of its way to help its guests.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by tina_nixon

    Great little hotel

    Reviewed May 4, 2013
    by (15 reviews) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia , Australia Flag of Australia

    Great little hotel in the heart of Athens. Rooms are clean, quiet and well kept. Close to Metro stop. Rooftop bar has amazing views of Athens.

    And the lights go on
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    Parthenon
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    Athenian sunset
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    Reviewed by kauairent

    Attalos hotel Athens

    Reviewed May 21, 2011
    by (4 reviews) , Greece Flag of Greece

    Great location, clean and wonderful staff. Close to shopping, dining and the Acropolis. the roof top terrace is the best part, great to come back to after a day of walking and relax and enjoy the view! Recommend it!

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    Reviewed by allynphil

    one star for location...

    Reviewed May 16, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    They say first impressions stick. well our bathroom has no light fitted, is about the size of a bar fridge, and smelled like some old obesse man had had his way with the facilities before we got in. But the beds are clean and comfortable and the beer was cheap and cold. The staff seemed friendly enought but are happy just to leave you to your own devices.

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    Reviewed by dougherna

    Attalos Hotel

    Reviewed Jan 19, 2009
    by (3 reviews) Miami , United States Flag of United States

    Very good for the price. Clean rooms. Friendly and helpful staff.

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    Reviewed by anneslifka

    Lovely

    Reviewed Aug 18, 2005
    by (1 review) Oakton , United States Flag of United States

    Friendly staff, excellent view of the Parthenon. Right next to the Plaka and perfect for my first few nights in Greece.

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Attalos Hotel Athens

    Sufficient for a night or two

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    This hotel isn't bad. It's convienently located. The staff is relatively pleasant. The breakfast is pretty standard. The bathroom was clean, although we did notice an odd odor from the drains once or twice. They put us in a triple room when we asked for a double. And the mattress had this really sharp point that scratched me. As if it had a button missing that had torn the cover. So I had to sleep with a towel covering that spot. It was reasonably priced and had a great rooftop bar.

    Location is great

    from

    The location is the strongest reason to stay here. It is close to the Metro, Acropolis, the flea market, restaurants. I would not recommend the breakfast...its pricey 8 euros a person...and it is quite bland (boiled eggs, bread, salami, cheese). There are plenty of restaurants walking distance to the hotel that have a better (and cheaper) breakfast. The rooms are small, but clean. I have stayed at other hotels in Athens that are also 3-star hotels and this is much nicer.

    Definetly worth the money

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    Our room was very nice at Hotel Attalos. It was definetly worth the money compared to some of the other places I saw. The hotel staff was very friendly and made us feel very comfortable. The location was very central to ancient athens and all the shopping.

    Disappointing

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    Our family of six stayed here Easter week. There is no sound insulation - we were awakened by outside revelers and all night by the teenage girls in the halls and adjacent rooms. Even our teenage boys were up several times during the night asking them to be quiet. Rooms are spartan, there were holes in the sheets, altho the rooms are clean. The bathroom had a horrible sewer smell which seemed to emanate from the toilet.Breakfast is very basic. I would not stay here again, altho the location is wonderful. This place was not a good value, and had too many groups of teenagers passing thru for the night.

    Location is the key . . .

    from

    We've stayed here on several occasions, and the situation is the key.

    Close to the urban village life of the markets, Plaka easily strollable to, excellent food and nightlife at nearby Psiri - Platia Iroon highly recommended; and of course the Sunday fleamarket. It can be noisy - it's those echoing corridors you often get in Greek hotels - but the staff are friendly (they booked us a table at the wonderful Stoa Athanaton and kept me in the picture with English soccer results once they knew I was interested. And the rooftop bar . . .

    Good Value

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    Stayed there May 2003 and loved it. Location was excellent - walk to plaka, syntagma, omonio. Near shopping. The hotel is kept very clean.

    The room itself was fine - fit 3 single beds, had a tv, bathroom (what more do you need really?). The breakfast was fine. The roof top bar was fantastic! Sitting there during happy hour, looking at the view of the Acropolis and the city of Athens was so amazing!!!! Late at night with the city lights twinkling and the Acropolis all lit up it was the ultimate way to end a day in Athens! The Attalos may not be your fanciest hotel but we thought it was very good value for the money. The staff was great - recommended a fabulous restaurant called Hermion. I'd stay there again.

    Not worth the price

    from

    I was very disappointed by our room at the Hotel Attalos--I would have thought it was pretty good for half the price, but 70 euros was too much for such a rundown room. The beds were saggy, and the bathroom was especially depressing. It looked clean, but didn't smell like it. The furniture was also old and beat-up, and the breakfast was just okay: the orange juice tasted like Tang and the cornflakes were stale. I also didn't love the location; it was central, but on a street that was a bit uglier than most of those nearby. Also, it was rather noisy. Maybe I'm just getting old and fussy, but I wouldn't stay here again.

    All About Location

    from

    Location and A/C are the highlights of the Attalos. We stayed for one night in August and were able to walk to everything we wanted to see.

    The room was basic but comfortable, no problems with the bathroom.

    Noise level was quite high - mainly due to people in the hallway being noisy and the elevator maintenance that went on ALL NIGHT while we tried to sleep. Staff was nice enough and will let you leave your bags once you check out. Paid 76 Euro for room and breakfast which was good - enough variety to satisfy us. Overall, we would recommend it for a night or two - just bring your earplugs.

    Stay Here!

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    Stayed here with my brother in Sept 2003. The staff were all really lovely, our room was large, light and airy, with decent sized bathroom. Very comfortable. Even though you were above a busy street, with the windows closed (they must be triple glazed and crucially there was air-conditioning) you couldn't hear a thing. But when not sleeping, the balcony with chairs on it is fine people-watching territory! Really nice restaurants nearby, ESPECIALLY THE TAVERNA PROTOGENOUS just round the corner. AMAZING VALUE FOR MONEY. Roof Bar and Garden is also brilliant, with stunning views of Acropolis. Very good position, close to most archaeological sites. STAY HERE!!!I can't wait to get back!

    The Best in Ancient Athens

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    Have stayed many days and nights at the Attalos Hotel. It is truly the greatest home away from home.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Attalos Hotel Athens

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Traveler Photos Attalos Hotel Athens

    02 Marie on the Roof of Hotel Attalos
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    Parthenon
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    Athenian sunset
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    The view from our hotel.
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    My first view of the Acropolis
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    And the lights go on
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