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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Good, affable staff. All is well. You can stay in the luggage.some distance away from the center. . Geras viešbutis, trūkumų nepastebėjome, gal vieta kiek toliau nuo centro. Mažoka daržovių su pusryčiais. Laikas 2014 liepos 15-18d.

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Thank Stasys S
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Good location, 5-7 minutes from Metro Larissa. Food quality, very good. Prices very comfortable. Wifi works in rooms. Staff behavier very nice. For a budget conscious traveler this may be right for you. I would stay again if ever in Athens.

Thank Malik A
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Stayed in a 4 person room. One of the beds was an extra bed that had dead springs. The real beds were OK. Room was very small and with 4 people staying it was cramped. Shady neighborhood. OK for a low budget traveller for a night or two.

Thank Jenni M
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We had booked this hotel due to it's location. Requested and booked a superior double room, but when we got to the room, there were two single beds. Nothing superior about it at all!!!! A quick trip back to reception resulted in being given the key to a room which had a double bed! Pros: close to shops. Free internet...

1Thank Jenny D
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Spent two nights at the Balasca Hotel. Traveling as a family, husb, wife and two daughters 10 & 12 yrs. There are no frills, the beds are hard. The breakfast was fabulous, making for the start two great days in Athens. The breakfast also increases the value of the stay at the Balasca. Very close to the Metro (just around...

2Thank AKGurl33
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Chose this hotel because of other's reviews and were not disappointed. It is close to the Larissa Station and in minutes you can be anywhere in the city by using the metro, train or bus systems. We originally booked in for 2 nights not sure if it would meet our needs, and ended up making it our home base for...

1Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

You get what you pay for, not a very nice hotel, in a dodge area. There was very bad smell of smoke in room. Perfect for tourist who just need place to sleep. Good location though and for the price you cant expect much more.

2Thank Nick B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Stayed here on the middle of our contiki in July 2012, after staying in camping cabin huts for the 10 days before it was lovely to be back in a hotel that even had a hair dryer. Was in a wee bit of a shady looking area but I did find that to be quite deceiving as the hotel was...

1Thank Sara M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 September 2012

This hotel is in a shady location, but the price is extremely reasonable and the room is comfortable enough. There was a naked man in an apartment across the street from the hotel and he was shining a green laser pointer into my room. After that, we stopped going out to the balcony & kept the blinds closed. In general,...

2Thank sheila f
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 9 September 2012

This 3-star hotel with 7 floors has rooms in various standard (single, double etc.) and is situated close to the metro station (Larissis) and train station (same name) - which means you've good connection with Pireus port and airport. Daily room service (e.g. fresh towels every day, free cosmetics). Hotel is located in very good localization - you don't have...

1Thank karin861

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Balasca is perfectly situated in the center of Athens, overlooking the Acropolis and the Lycabettus hill and within easy access in Athens’ major sites.Hotel Balasca offers 83 spacious and recently renovated rooms,all equipped with private bathroom and balcony,high speed free Wi-Fi access,fridge,satellite T.V.,A/C,phone,hair dryer,etcA tasty breakfast buffet is served every morning in the hotel's restaurant.The hotel has also a comfortable lounge and a bar area for guests to enjoy refreshments after a busy day or before a night out. The hotel restaurant provides Greek and International cuisine made of fresh and local products.Hotel Balasca is located between Larisa Station(metro,suburban,railway) and the National Archeological Museum which makes it an ideal base for exploring the city as you can reach Acropolis or Syntagma within 5 to 10 min.,using the subway ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balasca Hotel

Address: 45 Liossion, Athens 104 39, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens
Price Range: $52 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balasca Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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“I do not know exactly but it is so old with bed smell and it is not comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 290muzeyyenm, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with balcony's- even though they were small- were a nice touch!”
 of 5 bubbles GoogleyGooner, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The rooms that they are in the front side view at street, they are a bit noisy because of street below. I think that you should avoid them, if you have problem with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Stelios1988, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Not bad for solo traveller looking for aa budget hotel”
 of 5 bubbles AsadN_12, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles tatomirovic, 12 Jan 2012 | Read review
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