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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location and super friendly staff. This is not an American hotel in a foreign country so if this is important to you, you may be disappointed. However, if you are a regular traveler, you will find wonderful staff, a great location and a good value. Next time I am in Athens, I shall return to this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent long week-end at a Conference nearby. Very impressed with this quiet yet central location. It was early December but Athens still busy. The Hotel was spotless, room small but comfortable for one person. The staff were quietly efficient, breakfast plentiful. A bargain at a budget price!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I honestly was very surprised (in a good way) about this hotel. Lots of other reviews complained about small outdated rooms. However, I found these rooms to be slightly larger than most rooms in London hotels. The rooms were also exceptionally clean with nice simple decor. They even had a tub and small balcony. Additionally breakfast was also very good,...

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent mid-range option for exploring Athens! Location is perfect, just a stone's throw from the Acropolis museum & metro station; the neighbourhood is pleasant and peaceful, some cafes & restaurants nearby and only a couple of minutes walk to Plaka (which is more lively). Very clean and with tasteful modern decor, friendly & helpful service. Nice buffet breakfast (but breakfast...

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Katia T, Owner at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hungry_Neil, "Perfect location & excellent value" what a great compliment! Thank you for your warm review of your stay at Philippos. We are a family run hotel and we are thrilled when our guests can feel the warmth of our welcome and the interest with which we take care of them. We really hope to have you with us...

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel in the safe neighborhood very close to Acropolis and Plaka. There are good restaurants in the area. You can walk to the main shopping street in 15 mins. The hotel serves a good breakfast. The rooms and the bathroom are clean. The bed in out room was a two singe beds put together but we did not feel...

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Katia T, Owner at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear stanlund, We are so pleased that your stay with us was so "good"! It sounds like the location worked wonders for you and the accommodations met your standards. We will pass on your kind words to our staff. Next time you make the trip back to our city, we hope you will consider staying with us again!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room and overall facilities are clean and well maintained. The staff are friendly, nice and accommodating. MONDA at the dining room/breakfast serves excellent breakfast selection that a guest needs to start the day to explore Athens. Monda makes sure we enjoy our breakfast by offering us a variety of healthy flavorful Greek starter food items. I would highly recommend...

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Katia T, Owner at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lucillebatch77, We are extremely happy to hear that you had an "Excellent experience at Philippos Hotel after Athens Marathon". Thank you very much for your warm and kind words about our service and staff. We will make sure to pass on to Monda your praises and appreciation. Your high recommendation is very much appreciated and we really hope to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The value and service the Philippos offers is outstanding. The staff were friendly and welcoming, the hotel was clean and the rooms well kept and nicely proportioned with good clean shower rooms with bath tubs. Our room came with a massive balcony and a partial view of the stunning Acropolis (ask for a room with a view when you book...

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Katia T, Owner at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris T, Thank You! We are very proud to have earned your high recommendation and very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Philippos so much! We are delighted to hear that you appreciated our "Marathon runners welcome pack" announcing all our pre and after marathon events especially created for our marathon runners guests! We could not...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had a terrific time in Athens thanks to the great location and friendly staff. Right down the street from the fabulous Acropolis museum, within walking distance of the Acropolis and other marvelous museums and fun neighborhoods. Makis was particularly kind and helpful, but all the staff were terrific.

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Katia T, Owner at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sally B, We truly appreciate you taking the time to review Philippos hotel so favorably and are exceedingly happy that our "friendly hotel" and our great location helped you and your friends in having a "terrific time in Athens". We will pass on your kind words to Makis and the rest of the team and hope to see you...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel would drastically fail fire regs in the UK and would be shut down.7 storeys with one staircase,open to the ground and basement floors.If a fire started there,you would be trapped in your rooms.Fortunately I was on the first floor and could do a 'hang and drop' if required.

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Katia T, Manager at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, For the last 26 year our hotel has had a unique reputation amongst its UK partners such as British Airways for its compliance to the UK and the European health and safety policies. The information you provided in your review is totally wrong and arbitrary. Philippos Hotel complies with all the Fire safety regulations of the Greek state...

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were advised by our business manager to stay in the Philippos hotel. We were on a business trip and he wanted us to stay somewhere nice. Unfortunately the hotel itself is probably one of the worst we have stayed in our many many nights of staying in hotels around the world. We were first given a key to room...

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Katia T, Owner at Philippos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pcehealy, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us at Philippos. Whilst we are glad that you enjoyed our prime location and appreciated our very "congenial" staff we are indeed regretful to note your disappointing comments in regards to the size and comfort of your accommodation. The sizes of the rooms and bathrooms do vary...

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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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Additional Information about Philippos Hotel

Address: 3 Mitseon, Athens 117 42, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Price Range: £49 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Philippos Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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#21 Family Hotel in Athens
#33 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#42 Business Hotel in Athens
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“Best view, quiet room, accessible. Right behind the Acropolis Parthenon -- less than 5minutes good walking distance.”
 of 5 bubbles lucillebatch77, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have views of the Acropolis”
 of 5 bubbles 63ChrisT, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Whatever you do don't stay in room 503”
 of 5 bubbles Pcehealy, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“split bed rooms are much larger - beds slide together with small gap.”
 of 5 bubbles sen1271, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room on Mitseon”
 of 5 bubbles cpmdfm, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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