Dorian Inn Hotel Athens

Address: 15 - 19 Pireos street, Athens, Attica, 10552, Greece | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located in the Omonia Square area of Athens, is near Parliament Building (Vouli), Kolonaki, Psiri, and The Sanctuary of Artemis.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Dorian Inn Hotel Athens

      Arachnophopbes beware


      Aside from the excellent breakfast, this was a dismal experience. We (two professors) took a group of 24 polite and well-behaved university students. The hotel staff was imperious at best, often verging on rude not only to our students but also to us, and several students (and I) ended up with serious and long-lasting spider bites from the beds. The street to the side of the hotel is full of disreputable characters and is noisy and especially smelly. Perhaps this was a once-elegant and exclusive place, but the elegance has faded, not justifying the exclusive attitude. Hardly the warm welcome for our students that we have received in other hotels over the years. Very disappointing. If the fresh-squeezed orange juice were to go, there would be few redeeming characteristics.

      Was very pleasantly surprised


      My husband and I and our three teenage daughters stayed at the Dorian INN Hotel for nine days this May. We were so pleased with this hotel. The girls loved the pool and the rooftop view was out of this world. The breakfast had a great varitey of food to satisify everyone. The rooms were cleaned everday, the staff was very nice and the people at the front desk spoke English and were able to answer all our questions. There were people from all walks of life staying there, from bussiness men, tour groups, families and backpackers.. I would recommend bringing ear plugs as thiis hotel is right in the heart of things. A great value for the money and we were very pleased..

      Dorian was good


      Having just returned from our trip to Greece, I have feedback on the Dorian.....

      First, the location makes this hotel desirable. The Acropolis is within walking distance and so are lots of shops and markets. This elimates the need for a taxi.

      Second, the amenities are great. The breakfast buffet is one of the better I have seen. The 360 views from the roof are unbeatable (especially at night) and there is the added plus of being one of the few hotels with a pool..(a rooftop pool at that).

      Third, and important to most is the value...this hotel was very reasonably priced thru GTA and well worth the $$$.

      I'd like to add that you need to remember that Athens is a city..and with cities come dirt and traffic and noise. For Athens I do recommend this hotel.

      The elevator doors can be a little scary since they do slam closed!

      Sad to see it's gone down hill


      I stayed a few years back (2000) and found it to be a great hotel for the price. It seems that the prices have gone up and the quality has gone down...I suppose this may be due to overflow capacity as a result of the Olympics. Hopefully with the Olympics finished, there will be a improvement in the service. The absolute MAIN reason to stay here is for the great view from the rooftop pool/terrace. I didn't want to leave! Call first to see if it's open -- if not, pass on this place.

      Mediocre at best


      We visited in May (before the Olympics). The room and bathroom were fairly small but clean and they provided a decent travel cot for the baby. Our room was at the front of the hotel which is on a very busy polluted main road with 24 hour traffic noise. We had a balcony but you couldn't really sit out on it as it would have been like sitting in the middle of a motorway. The air con didn't work well and was very noisy so you either sweltered with it turned off, or opened the window and were disturbed by traffic noise all night. The hotel's location is very central and near to the tube but Omonia Square is really dodgy at night. The hotel staff were brusque but efficent and helpful. The hotel caters for huge numbers of coach parties which makes getting in and out of the lift difficult as there always seemed to be 50 tourists with tons of luggage trying to get in. The lifts seemed a bit rickety and the doors slam shut very fast - you have to practically jump out so as not to get squashed, not easy with a buggy. Breakfast was fine although you'd probably get a bit fed up if you were there for more than a few days. The roof terrace and swimming pool were out of use and looked like they had been for a while, which was a real disappointment as that was one of the main reasons we picked the hotel. Overall, it wasn't horrendous but I wouldn't go back.

      Fine location, ok room, great breakfast


      Fine location near Omonia square, although a little bit too long walk to the old part of Athens.

      Our room was ok. Only problem was that our window was to a narrow alley and they were doing some kind of renovation to the block next to us - so it was impossible to sleep after 8 a.m.

      Breakfast was absolutely brilliant - everything that you can imagine. You don't have to think about lunch for many hours after this breakfast...


      I enjoyed my stay


      Bad points: horrible breakfast, sometimes unclean pillow case. Good points: overall clean room, great staff, great location (few minutes walk from Ominia Square), lovely view from the roof plus swimming pool and bar that makes it very romantic and a great place to hang out late at night.

      Overall, hotels in Athens are not that great. You either pay a lot for 4-5 star hotels, or cheap rates for 1-3 star hotel which are located, though in the city center, but in crummy streets. So I am quite happy with my stay at Dorian Inn.

      Not great, But I have seen worse


      Small rooms, even smaller showers, the elevators were small and inconsistant, but an amazing view from the roof top lounge!. Not far from the Omonia Square Metro line (about 2 blocks)

      POOR, very very poor


      Booked via the web and not told it was being refurbished for the Olympics # Reception was in a state of disarray and room basic and old fashioned # Didnt seem particularly clean and after a few hours we started to cough and get itchy eyes due to the dust - either from the lack of use or building work # The windows were covered by mesh due to the building work # The included breakfast was a poor arrange or mis-mash items and after a minute or so we paid for food outside ## Be aware this is in a so called 'seedy' area which we only found out buy speaking to a policeman who helped us find the place ##

      Good hotel


      A very good hotel, and value for money. I thoroughly recommend it.But ask for view of the city.

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