- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Pelops Olympia
brilliant air conditiong nice bathroom and beds really frieendly owners and a delicious breakfast make sure you go there
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... we learned two
important facts regarding the port that we had misunderstood. First,
it is not a Greek island, it is part of the mainland. Second, the
nearby ancient town of Olympia, has nothing to do with Mount Olympus,
300 or so miles to the north. Olympia hosted the original Olympics
and housed the Temple of Zeus, yet another site of one on the seven
wonders of the ancient world. The gods lived elsewhere on ...
... to continually over around a thousand years from all periods. There is way too much to mention but a few of note are the buildings for wrestling, athletics, boxing, etc., the Temple of Zeus, the baths, Leonidas' house with a huge central water feature, Nero's house, a rotunda built by Paul II and his son (Alexander the Great of Macedonia) and of course the stadium. The later is the first Olympic Stadium in history. It has grassed ...
... Happy Donuts Hour.
We had a half-hour or so to wander over to the museum (giving extra time for Karavas' group, of course). The museum was really cool and full of artifacts that I hadn't seen the like of before. The statuary galleries were laid out in the best way possible, I think, given the space constraints of the building and the ideas that were prevalent in the museum world at the time of the exhibits' planning.
None of us felt like traveling to the ruins, so we had a leisurely day wandering around the shops in the port area. I think we are getting burnt out....so much traveling, sightseeing, after awhile it all looks the same. Parked ourselves in a cafe for lunch. ...
... for us anyway!
We then bumped into a group of Australians who were on a bus tour of Europe, having started in London. We answered all their questions about the bike as they recognized the Qld number plate. They had spent the night in Olympia and were given free time in the morning to visit the Games site, which was only 500 metres walking distance from their hotel. ...