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“Beautiful experience in Siena”
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Hotel Athena
Ranked #6 of 40 Hotels in Siena
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We traveled here for 2 nights with kids and had a wonderful stay. The hotel is clean and comfortable and a short 5-10 minute walk to all sights. Breakfast was good and there is a rooftop terrace overlooking beautiful Tuscany which we visited several times. The staff were very helpful and attentive and arranged for dinner at wonderful restaurants. This is a highly recommended very reasonably priced hotel.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
Thank Bluestraveller07
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Dear Bluestrav,

Let me send to you our big thank you from all our staff for your incisive words. We’re so happy to realize that your stay with us was “great” and that you appreciated all our services. The best result for us is make the stay of our guests as pleasant as possible. We like to take part on the construction of a beautiful memories.

Let me send you our sincerely thank you once again and we’re waiting to host you soon again. Just check out SPECIAL OFFER web page.

Best Regards

Ronny

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

We enjoyed this hotel for its amazing view and location. The folks who run it were all so nice and welcoming. We felt like they were all ambassadors of this great town, and they really cared that we enjoyed our visit. (We did!) I will say there's not much to brag about regarding the room itself, but it was extremely clean, very comfortable and it served us well! We were so busy seeing Siena that we didn't spend much time in the room anyhow. Do your best to get a room with a view. The view is so great that I'd sleep in a tent just to get it! If you want a room inside the old city walls, a good value, great location and pleasant room... check out this one!

Room Tip: Get a room with a view! That's the best part of this hotel!
  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank KimandJimM
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Dear Kim & Jim,

Such a great and exhaustive review! I think your words can be so helpful for all the travelers who are planning to stay in Siena and to whom I recommend to stay with us.

All our staff of the front desk wants to send you his special thank you for all the appreciations.

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us, we’ll be so glad to help you planning your next trip to Tuscany

Kind Regards

Ronny

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and we had a really nice stay. Very good service. The room we had was very nice: Size above average, small bathroom, very clean and the view was spectacular!!

If you happen to stay at Hotel Athena, ask for a room on the 7th floor, specifically room 710-712-714 or the one we had 716. Those rooms have a small balcony with a unbelievable view on the tuscany landscape. part of the view the Siena with the edge of the fortification, the balance is a no-end view of the beautiful italian nature.

Breakfast was ok, it's a little buffet. We've seen better in our stay in Rome and florence but it's still pretty decent. Like any other hotel in Italy, you can order a real cappucino instead of using the coffee machine.

All in all, if you go to Siena, don't waste your time to search for an hotel, this one suits all need for a good price.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Benoit D
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

Dear Benoit,

Thank you, thank you and thank you again for your beautiful words. We all remained very impressed by your comment, full of details, and we’re all very proud to have worked for you.
Thank you twice for point up that our beautiful Delue rooms with view are spectacular!

Feel free to contact us whenever you desire and we’re all waiting for your return to Siena….it’s a quite long journey from Canada, I know! Here you’ll always find a warm and friendly people doing their best to make your vacation wonderful as much as possible.

Warmest regards

Ronny

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We stayed here for 1 night and it was a good experience. The hotel is located a 10 minute walk from the Dome, so very convenient. It has parking and wifi service, always something good to have.

The rooms are ok, very spacious, a little dated, but very comfortable. Bathrooms are too small and showers too, but for a short stay, it is ok. The service is really good and the breakfast is way above average, tons of options.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank mariocrosswell
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Dear mariocros,

This is a wonderful review! Thank you that you spent a time to write your feedback!

We are happy that you appreciated hotel Athena and their location in the historical centre of Siena, the delicious breakfast and all our service.

For your next trip in Siena, contact us for information and visit our web site where you can find very special deals like the ROMAITIC PACKAGE.

Best regards

Ronny

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

The hotel was easy to find from the directions. Of course, I have always been good with directions. Plus they had a sign on the hotel, so when I drove past it................. :). They had a car park. Use a small car if you want to go in the garage.

The front desk staff were polite and very helpful. My broken Italian was not as good as their English. Their restaurant was popular, and it filled up on a Saturday night. The service was excellent. The food was overall pretty good. The hotel puts on a great breakfast.

The room we got was on the 6th floor. It was comfortable, a nice bed, a small desk, a nice armoire.
They knew we were having our anniversary, and made a towel heart, and sprinkled a lot of chocolates wrapped in red foil. The hotel has decent wi-fi.

The location is inside the wall and is less than a 10 minute walk to the main square and gorgeous cathedral. If you are there on a Sunday, you can see the drummers parade through town.

I would stay there again.

Room Tip: 6th floor seems nice.
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Kathy F
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Dear Kathy,

We are so glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us, all our staff wants to send you his heartfelt and huge thank you very much for your words.

We are very happy to see that we take part in the building of your city break and that it was great!

Don’t hesitate to contact us for everything you need and check our website, it’s a very good way to know news and events in Siena for your next vacation.


Best Regards

Ronny

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Stayed at the Hotel Athena for 3 days recently. The hotel is in a good location, with lovely views of the Tuscan countryside from our room on the 6th floor. (we did ask for a room with country views and not one overlooking the street). Our room was a superior one which was large and comfortable. Shower was over the bath which was adequate but if you have mobility problems climbing over the bathtub to have a shower would not be good). This is my only slightly negative point, everything else was very good. Would return here again. Nice clean hotel within easy walking distance to the sights. Pleasant bar on the terrace rooftop where you can enjoy a drink.

Room Tip: 6th or 7th floor rooms are good. Ask for countryside view.
  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Thank HolidazeLondon
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Dear HolidazadeL,

Let us send you our big thank you for your review and for the time you spent talking about your experience with us.
All the comments are very important for us because they give us the opportunity to improve our services.

We appreciate that you have been delighted by your beautiful, large and clean Executive room overlooking the Tuscan hills. Yes we upgraded your room from a superior (which has no view) to an Executive Large room. It’s an unique and unforgettable experience.

We’re looking forward to see you soon at our hotel and for your next stay with us I recommend you to check our website where you can find many special offers and big deals designed for every needs.

Kindest Regards

Ronny

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We had a really enjoyable stay here, unfortunately it was only one night but due to its location we managed to cram lots in. The hotel is very well located inside the city walls and is one of the few which can offer car parking as well. The rooms are good and well equipped also the view from ours was excellent, we had dinner in the hotel and it was absolutely first class - quality food well prepared.
There is so much too see here and locally we will definitely be going again.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Robert G
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HotelAthenaSiena, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Athena, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2014

Dear Robert,

Thank you so much for your review. Your comment and your feedback about our services is very important to us.
We are also happy that you have appreciated the room and your meal at our restaurant which, during the summertime, serves up on the panoramic terrace.....very suggestive...

For your next stay do not hesitate to contact us or visit our website to do not miss the special offers for your next stay with us.

Best Regards

Ronny

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Address: P Mascagni 55, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Siena
#1 Green Hotel in Siena
#4 Business Hotel in Siena
#6 Family Hotel in Siena
#8 Romantic Hotel in Siena
Price Range: £65 - £367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Athena 4*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Athena is located in the historical centre of Siena at five minutes walking from the principal attractive of the city (300metres far from the Cathedral, 500 metres far from Campo square). Easily reachable from San Marco gate by car getting the exit of Siena west from Tangenziale and following every directions for Duomo and San Marco gate. Hotel Athena offer private parking only for its customers. ... more   less 
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