We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Rio Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Rio Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Rio Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 129: English reviews
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in Athens. The room was small and there was no air conditioning. The bathroom got water everywhere when you took a shower, but it was clean when we arrived. The location is not the best, we took a metro about 10 minutes to get to the Acropolis. But the staff was so friendly and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lanic195
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Even the front door was a really peacefull. It is strange that this is just a hotel but one of the best soulaki is here. location is perfect it is very very close to metro, also if you dont want to take the metro, taxi is almost cheap. Rio is very economical and extremely safe compared to most of the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sinem G
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2016

On our last leg of our Greece vacation, we wanted a short stop in Athens to see the Nations capital and it's historical sites and museums. This Hotel was perfect for us as it was able to accommodate our family of 5. The staff were very friendly, the girl at the reception greeted us with a smile and gave us...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Nikolas V
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I had to find a hostel/hotel in less than an hour at 11:30PM, I was in Thessaloniki airport heading to Athens. I was supposed to stay at a friend's place but she had to travel that evening. I knew about this matter an hour before I had to take my flight back to Athens. I looked into trip advisor and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tamara A
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Worst hotel ever . The manager mr Mikhalis is arrogant, rude and abusive . Staff is extremely unapproachable . Tv , wifi and telephone Dont work . Breakfast is cold and unappetising . We checked out after our first night Inspite of a pre paid booking for 4 days . We had a v big fight with Mr Mikhalis on...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Innersecrets
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

There are currently around 50 refugee,s being accommodated in the hotel with very few tourists,apart from ourselves we only seen three other couples during our four night stay.Forget about eating or having a drink at the bar unless you don,t mind being hassled by kids begging for money.Stayed on the first floor at the front of the building so no...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank jsteelem
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

On arrival to the hotel with friends of mine we found that we had two rooms booked and the reception found it best to allocate who stays in what room. The rooms were dated and the breakfast consisted of 1 tray with 1 slice of meat, 1 slice of cheese and a shard boiled egg already prepared for collection. The...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Amelia D
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the 5* Melia Athens on my last trip to Athens in the summer and thought I'd book a cheaper budget hotel for a four day break in January . I read lots of reviews of the Rio Athens hotel and was a bit worried because I'd read them on one site when I booked and the reviews...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ottley74
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I'm not sure where to start, so I'll just dive in. This is one bizarre hotel. The reception was manned by two very elderly gentlemen in mismatched clothing, neither of whom looked at nor greeted me when I arrived to check in. One of them took my 50 euro note and put it in his wallet, while the other gave...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Penandforkinhand
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

I've booked this hotel for 4 nights Left after the second when the supervisor made a scene in the middle of reception that I was a gay and that my two friends (Egyptian and Kashmir) were murderers He was shouting and screaming obscene remarks No matter how I tried to explain that we were having a drink on the balcony...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Andreas G

120 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (111)
Viewed
Bathroom (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Other (55)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Athens hotels
Apollo Hotel
#129 of 336 in Athens
613 reviews
Hotel Aristoteles
#178 of 336 in Athens
574 reviews
Achillion Hotel
#102 of 336 in Athens
327 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Psirri / Gazi
Athens Odeon Hotel
Athens Odeon Hotel
#185 of 336 in Athens
110 reviews
Hotel Diethnes
#252 of 336 in Athens
105 reviews
Epidavros Hotel
#120 of 336 in Athens
258 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • 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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Priceline, HotelTravel.com, Hotels.com, Budget Places and Travelocity so you can book your Rio Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Rio Hotel Athens
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Rio Hotel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Rio Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay