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Hotel Athena

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Reviewed 10 August 2013

With a big room on the top floor and a view of the beautiful landscape and a bit of the town it was a very good base for discovering Siena. Parking is a gift in this town. We recommend to get a room high up in this hotel, just inside the old city walls. 10 slow minutes to walk to...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear JRamberg, thank you, thank you and thank you again for your beautiful review. We’re so happy to realize that you felt welcomed and well treated from check in to check out. All your words are so important to us and very important to who is reading this review, thank you twice for that. About the meal we're sad to...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We chose to stay here for 2 nights on our recent trip to Siena based on the other recommendations we saw on trip advisor. What a great hotel...excellent value for the money! The room was very comfortable and the staff was extremely helpful. While the hotel is a bit more out of the way than most people indicate, the walk...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear TravelClub_42, We’re glad to see that you enjoyed our hotel at all and that you found a great solution to refresh this warm august….our powerful A/C! Our hotel as you pointed out is very close to all the main attractions, actually we are 500 mt. away from the Campo’s square. We hope to see you soon again here with...

Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Our first visit to Siena could not have started better! Hotels inside the city wall and we could park the car in the hotel garage. At the reception we got a very nice reception and got tips about the city. The hotel is in good condition, clean and nice. Location is perfect. We had undebar view from our room. Next...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear MultistradaPanigale, Thank you so much for your review. Your comment and your feedback about our services is very important to us. A special thank you is sent by the staff that it is feeling so proud to have been described as nice. We are also happy that you have appreciate the hotel at 360°. . For your next stay...

Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We had an excellent stay at this hotel in Siena. It is in an excellent location being just slightly out of the main area and an easy walk to where the action is. The room we had on the lower floor had plenty of room for us and was well appointed. Wifi was appreciated and were able to sort out...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Saying thank you it is not enough, just fabulous is your review but for sure the top result is had make fabulous your vacation in Siena! When your professionalism adds to the desire to make the guests' holiday as comfortable as possible you will get great results. And more, all our employers are from the local area and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We choose this hotel for a 2 night stay in Siena in August 2013 based on its location and recent reviews from Tripadvisor. We were generally really impressed with the whole set up which is conveniently located for the main sights of Siena as well offering a good air conditioned hotel room for what we considered to be a fair...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear SW19man, thank you for your kind review, we’re happy to realize that the reviews are so useful to inform the people about our services. We use all our effort on the job and we have some great results! Thank you for point out about the aperitivo up on our roof top bar….an experience you can’t miss! Do not hesitate...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This hotel was the start of what made for an excellent stay in Siena. We arrived earlier than check in but our rooms were made available within 15 minutes. It is well located being so close to everything being just inside the city walls an easy walk to the cathedral. The staff could not have been more helpful assisting me...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear madonnajones, That is awesome! Thank you for your tips, your review shall be so helpful for all the travelers to which I want to say that if you wish to visit Siena by foot without giving up the car for some excursion in the countryside, that’s the place to stay! Thank you twice for all the appreciations, especially to...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Situated 100m within the walls of the old city, on one of the main roads, this hotel is within walking distance from all the main attractions. Because its on the edge of the old city it also has great views of the surrounding Tuscan hills from some of the pricier rooms and the rooftop terrace. As one might expect from...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear JDVK, The Athena hotel is for sleeping at all! We are an hotel and the comfort of our room is testified by all the reviews we have here on tripadvisor and everywhere else. As you pointed out we are so close to all the main attractions that means we are inside the city center and not lost in the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2013

The staff, Linda, Andre, Susanna, Massimo were all so friendly & helpful. Our room was upgraded to one with a breathtaking view of the countryside. To celebrate my birthday we were surprised with a complimentary bottle of wine, fruit & candies. Aldo, who worked in the rooftop bar was a delight & made great suggestions for wine. The hotel is...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear Tracey, such a great review....wow! Thank you for make us so proud for the job done. Linda, Andrea, massimo and Susana are sending their kisses from Siena straight to your home! Fruits, candies, wine....what's more luxurious?? That's 100% relax! I want to remember to all the travelers that even if you book an economy or standard room there is...

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Reviewed 3 August 2013

If you have a car and you should know it is difficult to park your your car inside the city. Athena provides free of charge parking. But be careful, as they don't have reservation system, so first come first serve though you can state when you book the hotel. If you come late, and the car park lot is full,...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear mingmargaret, Can you figure out how you put me in trouble? It is so hard to answer to something like that, everything I might say should be too much….. There’s nothing I would say more than you did on your review, just let me point out that we’re glad to see that our breakfast buffet is well appreciated, we...

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2013

The hotel is (just) within the city walls, and an easy, pleasant stroll to the main city attractions (5 minutes to the Duomo, 10 to the Campo). We shared a family room which was comfortable for two adults and two teenagers. The terrace bar is a delightful feature, whether for drinks, snacks or a full meal. Free car-parking and wi-fi...

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Athena55, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this review

Dear PJD187064, Let me thank you first of all for leave your review on tripadvisor.com about your stay with us. Every comment is welcome and it helps us to improve our services. We’re really happy to read that you enjoyed all our services: the beauty of our terrace, your beautiful room, the location and the efficiency of our staff. All...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Athena is located in the historical centre of Siena at five minutes walking from the principal attractive of the city (300metres far from the Cathedral, 500 metres far from Campo square). Easily reachable from San Marco gate by car getting the exit of Siena west from Tangenziale and following every directions for Duomo and San Marco gate. Hotel Athena offer private parking only for its customers. ... more   less 

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Address: P Mascagni 55, 53100, Siena, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
Price Range: $109 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Athena 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Athena Hotel Siena
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Siena
#1 Luxury Hotel in Siena
#4 Business Hotel in Siena
#6 Family Hotel in Siena
#8 Romantic Hotel in Siena
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“We were on top floor near the outside bar. The bar close early, so not a problem, but nice view.”
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