Kaningos 21 Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKaningos 21 Hotel Athens
Other than location this place was a disaster. AC didn't work, water damage on walls and floor. Breakfast was OK, if you could get a table.
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... a residential neighborhood. It is a bit complicated to find on your own, I suggest you take a taxi with a GPS. It cost me €3.50 from Monastiraki square and I was there in less than 7 minutes under rain. Don't attempt to do it on foot. The restaurant can arrange for a taxi to pick you up when you are ready to leave, without any extra charges on the side of the taxi driver.
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