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All reviewsgreat locationroom with private bathroomacropolis metro stationfamily run hotelrooftop terraceplaka areabudget hotelshort walkacropolis viewthird floorper nightnice balconyhotel is locatedmain sightsdouble bedstayed nightsrestaurants and shops
I stayed at the Phaedra 20 years ago when it cost 10 drachmas a night and there were no locks on the bathroom doors (ah, the old romanticism of old Greece before it joined the euro). Well, things have changed! Even though the location and...More
My husband and I have stayed here for two years now and love this hotel. Marianna and the staff are always so friendly and helpful. The location can't be beat and the room with the view of the Acropolis never ceases to amaze. Our stay...More
Having stayed in two other Lonely Planet recommended hotels in Istanbul and Kos, we were expecting this to be of a similar standard. It wasn't! However, having spent 3 nights here, I hope to give a balanced view of the Phaedra. Starting with the negatives:...More
We had 2 precious nights in GREAT located Phaedra. Despite of our late check-in and early check-out, service was warm-hearted. Rooms and breakfast are a little bit spartan way, but for me it was part of this exellent Athenian experience:-)
The roof offers beautiful views...More
In the heart of the Plaka district with excellent views of the Acropolis, the location of this hotel can't be beat. The hotel itself, however, leaves a lot to be desired. Our bed was quite uncomfortable and the taps on the sink in our our...More
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.