Address: Drouva 1, Olympia, Peloponnese, 270 65, Greece | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel is located on Drouva 1, Olympia.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews BEST WESTERN Europa Hotel Olympia

      Great place for tourists


      I came here on a tour of Olympia. the beds were comfortable, the garden and pool were beatiful, and the food was great. I would come here on my next trip to Greece.

      Really a good choice


      It is located on a hill, 3 minutes by car from Olympia village. Friendly and helpful staff. The rooms were clean and spacious. Dinner at the restaurant was convenient and tasty. A good choice and a great value. It is definively a four star hotel.

      An excellent hotel...


      This hotel would be hard to fault. The service and rooms were clearly four star. Rooms were large, fresh and clean with the area divided into a sleeping and sitting area, The bathroom was excellent and adequate bathroom needs were supplied, Restaurant facilities were first rate. The only slightly negative aspect of this hotel was the food, which was fairly ordinary by international standards.

      A nice place to relax after a day at the ruins


      We stayed one night in connection with a visit to Olympia ruins and museum. Our room was clean, fairly recently remodeled with a pool view. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The pool is nice and great after a day of fighting off the tourists in the August sun. Dinner at the garden restaurant was convenient and tasty. A good choice and a great value.



      We were here for a night in July. The hotel is attractive, high above the town, with nice views. Rooms are spacious. There is a good sized pool, outside dining, and a large breakfast room.

      We came in at night and left in the morning. If we were doing it again, we'd spend a second night and leave some time to relax around the pool.


      Superb Hotel


      This is a fantastic hotel. The rooms are gorgeous and modern, the staff are incredibly helpful and friendly and the pool area is superb with a very convenient pool bar, with waiting staff who cannot do enough to help you!

      Very quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of Ancient Olympia. It is possible to walk into town, but it will take you a good 15-20 minutes and really hard work on the way back up! We stayed here on the Bike & Sun Greece 2005 Tour. Our motorcycle was perfectly safe and plenty of parking for our group of 6 motorbikes.

      If possible, I would have given the hotel 4.5 rather than 5 due to a slightly limited menu (but the hotel is better than a 4!). The food itself was superb, however because we stayed for 3 nights, by the 3rd night we were beginning to run out of choices! The outside dining area is very atmospheric with tables placed under grape vines and you really do not want to go any where else to eat and miss the stunning sunsets!

      Perfect Pelopenese Hotel


      The Europa in Olympia is absolutely gorgeous. The views from the balconies overlook the beautiful pool and the rolling hills of the Pelopenese. The hotel is up a quiet little hill not far from Ancient Olympia and is very quiet and serene. The buffet breakfast was fantastic. Rooms were a great size with a beautiful bathroom. Pricing is great for what you get. Would definitely stay here again.

      A 4.5 Star Hotel with the Price of a 3 Star !!! Best Hotel in Olympia


      Myself and my girlfriend have stayed in this hotel for 1 night in January 2005. We are astonished by the professionalism and standard of what this hotel has offered us.

      ++ The Location ++

      The hotel is located at the top of the mountain in Olympia, its easy to find but unless you are very fit, walking to the hotel from the train station is not easy. It took as about 5 minutes to drive uphill to get to the hotel. On the good note, the hotel is away from the city, which provides a quite location with a great view.

      ++ The Hotel ++

      The hotel is modern and new. There are about 20 parking spaces and its has 2 separate buildings. It also has a tennis court, a big garden (with birds and rabbits wondering around), a good fireplace restaurant, 2 large lobby (1 in each lobby) and an internet centre (with 4 computers). We stayed in the new building which has 2 storeys. There is no lift to the building.

      ++ The Room ++

      The room is huge, clean and modern. It's like a suite with TV, 3 person L spade sofa, a coffee table, writing desk, 1 king size bed, electronic safe and a balcony (with table and chairs outside the balcony). The TV has numerous channels to choose from and if you are not TV person, they even have a radio system near the bed.

      The king size bed is extremely comfortable - it's a pain to get out of bed.

      The lighting is adequate with lights everywhere. The bathroom is clean with a good supply of things like soaps, shower caps, shampoos and even shoes polisher.

      ++ The Service ++

      The service was excellent, we were provided with free breakfast. The breakfast was a fest !! Next to the fireplace and overlooking the garden.

      Check in/check out is efficient. Show your passport, pay money and done.

      ** Things I like about this Hotel **

      1. The Bed -

      2. The Sofa

      3. The Balcony

      4. The TV

      5. The Staff

      6. The Breakfast

      7. The Safe

      ** Things I dont like about this Hotel **

      1. The Location

      2. um. ... oh yes .. i cant find the coffee maker.


      Best Western International in Olympia is a true 4.5 star hotel (even it rate itself 4 star). If you have a car or dont mind catching a taxi, This is definitely the hotel you should stay in Olympia.

      I wish I can stay there for longer.

      Very Pleasant Place


      This family run US style hotel has good sized rooms and baths, a big breakfast in is in a quiet location away from the throngs. Also internet access is available. Worth the money.

      Richard Hayes

      Sheer professionalism


      The owners of this hotel have been in the business for many years. There is no room for anything other than care, good management, and quiet luxury, high up on the hill above Olympia away from traffic noise. A dream stay (we've been there twice) Would recommend this hotel moist highly.

      TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN Europa Hotel Olympia

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Olympia


      A travel blog entry by paneend on Oct 18, 2014

      12 photos

      ... Ancient World. No one knows what happened to it - but pictures and coins depicting it do remain. We also passed the Pedestal of Nike, which originally held the statue of Nike, now in the museum. She would have towered over the "victors circle." The opposite of that is Cheaters Row - if an athlete were caught cheating - doping (yes, even then), bribing, not training for the year in advance, or quitting. Each one had to donate a bronze statue of Zeus - and ...

      Kardamyli and on to Olympia via Diros Caves

      A travel blog entry by paneend on Oct 17, 2014

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... residents retreated to these houses (and new ones too) to escape pirates who sailed into the bay. The houses were behind the church and not visible to the pirates. (Some also took refuge in nearby cliff side caves.) After a water break we made our way back down and while quicker and less strenuous careful foot placement was my goal! At the bottom we met up with those who had chosen not to hike - and walked to our ...

      Straight to Olimpia - zag zig zag zig

      A travel blog entry by shirley.wells.3 on Sep 06, 2014

      10 photos

      ... horse and carriage) for a quick ride.
      Lovely little town but quite expensive for souvenirs etc. Food was good.
      Ruth and I back at the rooms for a nap while boys look at more blocks. I am blown away by the sheer size of everything they built and cannot get of the destructiveness of the human race. I understand time but to just wilfully destroy something so immense is just ...

      Olympia ..what a lovely little place

      A travel blog entry by ruth.donald on Sep 06, 2014

      18 photos

      <b>Ruth</b> This morning we packed and where going to leave at 8 to get a head start. Due to slow movement in both camps we left more towards 9. Then began the fun part get out of Nafplio several u turns later we where on our way. The scenery was beautiful and along the highway we stopped for breakfast your average service station food with a Greek twist. Only to find the way Siri had chosen for us was through the mountains, I didn't seem to mind ...


      A travel blog entry by sp13rome on Mar 03, 2013

      7 photos

      ... how to do a few steps ourselves. The Greeks left after a while and since there wasnt long before curfew, we turned it into an American dance party. DJ Matt Wise took over the sound system and played some crowd pleasers like the Cupid Shuffle, All Star, and Don't Stop Believin'. Then we crashed so we could get up early to make it to the site and museum. The site was where ...