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The Athens Gate Hotel

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Connecticut
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I loved this hotel! Last year, I turned 30 and gifted myself a trip to Greece! The location is definitely what made me give this hotel a high rating. Like what most reviewers said, it is across from the Temple of Zeus and you can also view the Acropolis located behind it. Everything is walking distance especially the restaurants and...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We stayed here 3 nights (split between the beginning and end of our Greece trip) and found the hotel very good mainly for the following reasons: 1. Very good view - we were upgraded to a room with a view, which meant we woke up every morning to the sun rising right behind the temple of Zeus. Was quite a...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Nice hotel, cosy room, bright regular lights, large veranda, facing the Temple of Zeus. A very pleasant stay, good value for money and good location. The only things are the room does not come with kettle and feast is the same everyday, a little too dull for a 7 days trip.

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This hotel has a convenient location. It is exactly opposite the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch and is walking distance to major sites/attractions in the city centre including the Plaka district where there a lot of restaurants and shops. It is also a short taxi ride from the Syntagma Metro Station (paid 4E). Serves a good breakfast at the...

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Mississippi, USA
Reviewed 20 March 2014

The hotel is nice, clean and modern. Wifi works great, but the best thing about this hotel is the view. Depending on which side of the hotel your room is, you either have a fantastic view of the Temple of Zeus or a view of the Acropolis, if you are on the upper floors. Was met with small snack upon...

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Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Just back in London after five wonderful nights at Athens Gate - a great, reasonably priced hotel in a perfect location. Our room was on the 4th floor overlooking the Temple of Zeus - the other side has Acropolis views but only on the higher floors. A drawback might be the busy main road but we had no problem sleeping....

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1Thank Ted109
Georgia, United States
Reviewed 19 March 2014

The Athens Gate Hotel was awesome in every single way. It was even more beautiful than the photos, a close walk to everything, helpful staff, delicious breakfast. My room had a balcony with an awesome view of the ruins. They called taxis for us, mailed postcards, made spa appointments, etc. The room was awesome. I seriously can't recommend this place...

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Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 18 March 2014

The hotel is conveniently located about 150 metres from the Acropolis Metro station. The rooms are handsomely appointed, quiet and clean.. The cleaning service is unobtrusive and thorough. The roof garden, where a filling breakfast buffet is served, has commanding views of the Acropolis and surrounds. The desk staff are courteous and very helpful.

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Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

We spent three nights in Athens at The Athens Gate Hotel. It is in a ideal location right across from the Temple of Zeus. The breakfast was very good and you can see The Acropolis and the Parthenon from the rooftop dining area. I highly suggest it. You will love it!

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Loved the location within walking distance of most all the major tourist locations. The views for the restaurant on the top floor were breathtaking! The Parthenon was almost in the backyard and the Temple of Zeus was in the front yard. We walked to the plaza shopping area, the angora, and the new Parthenon museum!

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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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  • 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 

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Address: 10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Price Range: $211 - $373 (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
#11 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#11 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#21 Business Hotel in Athens
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“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
Hman877, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“6th floor and above; book directly at hotel homepage and have a better chance for good rooms, of hotel has not to share the price with booking homepage”
844ralfw, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a view of the Acropolis - better view and quieter”
rippeth78, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good and Clean! ”
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“Try El Greco restaurant close by”
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