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The Athens Gate Hotel

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North Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We stayed here for six days prior to our cruise. We booked a standard room, but when we arrived we were sent to a room that was not yet cleaned, so we left the hotel to wait for it to be cleaned. When we returned to the hotel a couple hours later, we were told because of our inconvenience, we...

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SINGAPORE
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We chose to stay here again after our last memorable stay in 2012. We were upgraded to a larger room with a balcony that has a stunning Acropolis view as we celebrated our Wedding Anniversary here. We were given a free bottle of wine as complementary for our special occasion (thanks to the hotel management). The room is impeccable and...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 November 2013

My wife/I stayed here during our honeymoon. The rooftop views during dinner were incredible and the staff were very friendly/helpful. They don't provide free wi-fi which was odd but they did have 2 computers for general use in the main lobby. The location was perfect and we were able to walk to almost everything we needed!

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San Ramon, California, United States
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Stayed here on our way to and from the Greek Islands while in Athens and couldn't have asked for a better central location to see all that Athens has to offer and easy metro access. Breakfast on the rooftop provided stunning views of the Acropolis and miles in all directions which helped us get our bearings before heading out for...

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Birmingham UK
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location. It's only about 100 meters from the akropoli metro station the hotel overlooks the temple of Zeus. Our room (402) overlooked the temple. We had a lovely balcony and could see the temple from our bed! The only slight downside of the room was the road outside is busy all night so we...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We enjoyed the location and ease of access to the Plaka and Acropolis. Staff was friendly and hotel was clean. It was very easy to use the free wifi in the lobby (if you want to use it in your room there is an extra charge). We would stay there again because of the location.

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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Stayed for one night prior to joining a cruise ship the following day. We were a party of four traveling together. We ate at the roof top restaurant which has magnificent views of the Acropolis. The food was good and reasonably priced considering the prime position the restaurant enjoys. The rooms were not massive but were perfect for us, nice...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 23 November 2013

As we normally do we picked the hotel because of previous reviews and as normal we were not disappointed. We arrived early of a cruise ship and were given a room with no waiting, we had a room in the back corner so we had a view of the Acropolis and from the end of the balcony we could see...

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Loved the location wthin 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 plaka shopping area, the agora, and the new Parthenon museum!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 22 November 2013

We chose this hotel because of the reviews and the location. We wanted something boutique and close to the Acropolis and nearby sites as we had only a full day before leaving on our cruise. The Acropolis gate was perfect! A good size, comfortable clean room, breakfast included, and the restaurant on the roof of the hotel has great food...

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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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  • Restaurant
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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 

Additional Information about The Athens Gate Hotel

Address: 10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Price Range: $167 - $321 (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 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#11 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#21 Business Hotel in Athens
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“Get a room with a view of the temple”
 of 5 bubbles runawaycherrybomb, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a bath”
 of 5 bubbles Warwick1308, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Relocate door stop closer to wall.”
 of 5 bubbles kend920, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Acropolis.”
 of 5 bubbles Phaza, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Parthenon are probably quieter than those at the front looking over the Temple of Zeus”
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