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vancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My flight was changed to avoid the possible airline strike which meant I had to find a hotel for the next day. Was able to book Rio Hotel for 2 nights prior to moving to my other hotel around the corner which was full on these nights. The hotel has seen better days but not as bad as previous reviews...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

This hotel is the worse hotel we have ever stayed in. It was in a run down part of Athens and a noisy area. The hotel itself was in desperate need of renovation and the bathroom layout was awful. The beds were swamped with bedbugs and we were itching from the first night during our 3 nights stay. The room...

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Thank Sophia M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Dirty, unfriendly, basic Breakfast consisted of Bread, ham, cheese & cold coffee. Cups and cutlery were dirty! We would go around the corner to a fantastic bakery called bakery factory every morning for breakfast! I'm sure we had bed bugs as myself, wife and 2 kids were scratching for our complete stay there. So was my sister in-law & family....

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Thank Peterchrysafi
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel staff were very helpful. This hotel is what you expect for the rating it is. Decent area to get places around the city. Room was good for one person staying four days .. nothing to complain about . Glad to stay here.

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Thank Dan D
Lyon
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We disembarked from Cruise ship and had a late flight. we booked the room from 8am until 5pm. the rate is reasonable 61euros. they have a small restaurant at the entrance. The room is basic, with 3 single beds. Bathroom is very small as the large bath takes most of the space. we enjoyed a relaxing bath after a hot...

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Thank farida L
Poland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The only good things I can tell about the hotel is that staff is very friendly and location is good. Seems like the hotel is past its prime, everything was broken. I tried to open bathroom and knob stayed in my hand, I tried to hang the towel and the hanger felt on the floor, it was hilarious in a...

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Thank Weronika L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Reasonably priced and very good location in the heart of Athens with lots of shops around. Very close to the Acropolis & the Acropolis museum. Took us only 35 minutes by car to reach Rafina port. Definitely recommended if you need something central which is not very expensive.

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Thank Dina D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Air conditioning did not work. Water every where in the bathroom whenever we took a shower. Toilet seat broken and no light in bathroom. They promised to fix everything but nothing had been done by the end of the second day. In the end we had to pay extra to change room. Very limited choice on the breakfast. Bread was...

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Thank Nirmal S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I booked at Rio Hotel online and even before I got the visa to Greece the hotel withdrew US$65 from my visa card.The booking page said that if my booking is cancelled or modified up to 3 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. I cancelled my booking 4 days before my date of arrival because I...

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Thank Sandy M
San Francisco
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel in beautiful architecture of central Athens. Historic exterior design with a modern flair to the lobby. Exceptionally clean lovely balconies to enjoy the sight and sounds of the busy central old center city. A comfortable sidewalk cafe for dinner and good food add to the complete experience. Very kind and helpful staff that will fulfill your every need....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located on the quiet pedestrian street of Κaraiskaki Square, this hotel is next to Metaxourghio Metro Station and the railway station. The multilingual staff are available 24 hours each day.Housed in a fully air-conditioned restored neoclassical building, the guest rooms include minibar, satellite TV and private bathroom with hairdryer. Complimentary ouzo is offered to all guests upon arrival.The Bar-Restaurant on the ground floor provides the ideal place in which to relax enjoying refreshments, food and pleasant music. It serves many kinds of drinks and Greek specialities until well after midnight.Hotel Rio Athens enjoys a strategic location just 1km from Syntagma Square, 15km from the port of Piraeus and 35km from the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in all areas and is free of charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Hotel

Address: 13 Odysseos Street | Karaiskaki Square, Athens 10436, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens
Price Range: $50 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“our room had 3 beds.”
  • 3rd bed
  • 2 small but comfortable beds
  • small balcony
 of 5 bubbles faridaL87, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room which doesn't face the main road”
 of 5 bubbles 272andreasg, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Need any help, ask Stephie or Helena, they are very helpful”
 of 5 bubbles 726reng, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The 3rd floor room was the size of a closet but had a balcony that went all around the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 344izabellaz, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles katea210, 14 May 2015 | Read review
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