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AVA Hotel Athens

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London, England
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We chose this hotel in particular for its location and for the kitchenettes (all rooms have one). On those two grounds, it scored well. The disappointing aspect was the breakfast which really is not “four star” standard. The hotel’s location is excellent – a few metres from Hadrian’s Gate and hence five minutes walk from the heart of the Plaka,...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

For comfort and convenience, this was an excellent place to stay. The staff were professional and courteous and spoke good English. This hotel is located in downtown Platka so you can walk almost anywhere. Local people were friendly and food was great.

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Trento, Italy
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have booked the hotel "site unseen" on internet. I was concerned about the accessibility for disabled guest so I booked the larger room (I think it was called the "executive suite"). It turned out that it was a VERY larg room (actually: two rooms: a "day" room and a bedroom). Large bathroom and a kitchenette corner with all the...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The grounds and accommodations at the hotel are fine and the staff is incredibly courteous. The hotel itself is also located perfectly in the Plaka, just steps from the Acropolis. All that said, however, the hotel had significant construction at the time we visited beginning early in the morning and ending late in the evening, including in the room right...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had a suite and it was absolutely a perfect way to end our vacation. Everyone was extremely attentive and the hotel was classic and beautiful. Would definitely stay there again. We didn't eat in the restaurant, but I heard it was good food from passing guests.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We chose the option of having someone pick us up at the airport, and are very glad we did. Yiannis (siatounis28 at gmail dot com) picked us up and answered our questions about Athens on the ride in. At the end of our trip, he took us to the train station and went in with us and stood in line...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful boutique hotel in the Plaka near the Acropolis and other sites. Our room was a suite with wet bar kitchenette and refrigerator. Nice size bathroom and shower. Small balcony that overlooked the back of the building. Very helpful front desk. Tv had Greek channels and CNN. Breakfast was plentiful. It was a beautiful clean hotel and...

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London England
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Heading says it all really. Rooms were comfortable. Quite small but adequate. We had the larger "suite" which was more than adequate. Bathroom / shower room was small, but not a squeeze. Staff were amazingly helpful. Organised a good tour guide for us, recommended restaurants and really wanted to help. Walking distance from everything important in Athens.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were lucky enough to spend a few days in Athens and I booked Ava based on other recommendations - and I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this place is! Super friendly staff, good amenities, great location, brilliant room (although the floors were hard and you might get some noise from neighbours) with everything you would need, including a...

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Good location, good facilities, efficient service & clean. Friendly staffs & helpful. It's along the route you take to complete the historical sites. You have everything, eateries, shopping, historical sites, local products and souvenirs within close walking distance. The only shortcoming is that it does not provide mineral water.

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Staying in Plaka

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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AVA is a boutique Hotel situated at Plaka in the middle of the Historical Centre, at the foot of the Acropolis, on a quiet street. Surrounded by the worlds most renown monuments of Greek Civilization: Parthenon, Zeus Temple, Hadrian Arch, Agora etc. AVA offers spacious Suites & Apartments with all the amenities and comfort of an upscale Hotel, plus the exclusiveness and privacy of one's own home. AVA is a non smoking hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVA Hotel Athens

Address: 9 - 11 Lyssikratous Street | Plaka, Athens 105 58, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Plaka
Price Range: $221 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVA Hotel Athens 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Athens Ava Hotel
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#2 Green Hotel in Athens
#4 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#4 Family Hotel in Athens
#13 Business Hotel in Athens
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“The small kitchen is ideal. Rooms on the south side face the street with views of the Acropolis.”
 of 5 bubbles cowolgies, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I can recommend the Grand Suite”
 of 5 bubbles josesola1981, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Balcony with view of Hadrian's Arch & Acropolis”
 of 5 bubbles Hare88, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on the side away from the street”
 of 5 bubbles NewEnglandUSA5, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stay in the basic room which has a king size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles JoyceandHalC, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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