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The Athens Gate Hotel

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Broome, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2013

We stayed in Sep 13, the hotel is on a busy road but ask for a room at the back. Fantastic location, easy walking distance to the Paka area and Acropolis, and the best rooftop bar in Athens. The staff are extremely helpful in places to see and will explain and teach you any Greek words to help your stay....

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chicago
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Only stayed one night on the return trip - but I loved this hotel. Super great roof - lovely view of the Parthenon - and it's fairly private. A great place to have a cocktail with your love pal. Really close to the Acropolis Museum (a must see), and the ruins themselves. Ask for a quiet room - you won't...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2013

The athens gate hotel is in a terrific location and allows easy access to all tourist spots. However, it is very important that you pick which side of the hotel you want you bedrooms to because it makes all the difference as to whether you will get any sleep. In terms of the quality of service it was a terrific...

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3Thank Stan K
Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 13 November 2013

My wife and I stayed here at the end of our trip. The location, near the Acropolis Museum, is excellent! It was easy to walk anywhere in the old town from here. The rooms were clean and modern and comfortable, and we even had a great view of the Acropolis from our window/balcony. The staff was great, and breakfasts were...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I haven't stayed here yet, but will definitely write a review after we get back. I wanted to let people know about their amazing help with pre-arrival stuff. We asked for directions from the metro station via email, and within 24 hours had a response in perfect English. Additionally, they let me know about the transfer they have which only...

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2Thank rachael b
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I stayed at this hotel with a group of 6 friends for 5 nights during the 2013 Athens Classic Marathon. The location is excellent, close to metro and tram lines. Within 100m of the new Acropolis museum, Temple of Zues and other attractions. One caution on the location, the map on the hotel's website shows the correct location of the...

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3Thank Andrew M
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Athens Gate one night after finishing our cruise in Athens. This was the best hotel we stayed in on our Europe Trip. We arrived too early to check in, but they happily held our luggage while we went sightseeing for the day. It is a very modern and chic hotel, and very clean, which...

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3Thank Carolinashorty
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Just back from a 4 day stay at this lovely hotel. Great position, excellent quality food and very helpful staff. We were in room 707 - an executive room - all of which are on the floor below the roof-top restaurant. You have to be prepared there is some noise from scraping chairs - but this was less so than...

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Reviewed 11 November 2013

To see the sights of Athens, you cannot beat the location of this hotel. Everything is walkable, and the on off bus stop is very close. Breakfasts were good and the view from the rooftop is amazing. Had to pay daily for WIFI in the room which was not ideal. Hotel staff were very helpful with directions and dinner reservations....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2013

What a beautiful place to stay in Athens! The room was excellent as was the room and reception. The team was helpful and extremely professional throughout our whole stay. The provided breakfast was delicious and it was extremely convenient and satisfying to be so close to everything in terms of the best sightseeing. A beautiful room, a beautiful view, would...

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Staying in Thissio / Makriyanni

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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centrepiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.
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  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Athens Gate Restaurant
The Athens Gate Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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The Athens Gate Hotel is located in the historic district of Athens exactly opposite the Temple of Olympian Zeus. It is 400 m away from the Acropolis, 200 m away from the new Acropolis Museum, and on the doorstep of Plaka, the heart of the tourist district of Athens. It has recently been taken over by new Management, and fully renovated. Its style is modern and simple, as befits the area. New features include LCD TV in all rooms. In 2015 The Athens Gate Hotel was announced best case Hotel, under a research conducted by National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in order to identify energy consumption patterns and best efficiency in buildings in Attica Hotel sector. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Athens Gate Hotel

Address: 10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Price Range: $155 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Athens Gate Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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#4 Green Hotel in Athens
#9 Family Hotel in Athens
#9 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#11 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#21 Business Hotel in Athens
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“Relocate door stop closer to wall.”
 of 5 bubbles kend920, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Acropolis.”
 of 5 bubbles Phaza, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Parthenon are probably quieter than those at the front looking over the Temple of Zeus”
 of 5 bubbles RobertC700, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try a nd get w=one with view of the acropolis, the other side there is a busy road which can be loud.”
 of 5 bubbles MarioK830, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Has to be high up for a view”
 of 5 bubbles mjuk888, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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