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The Athens Gate Hotel
Ranked #12 of 325 Hotels in Athens
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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Superb!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

Super location, service and breakfast experience on the roof terrace. Good room facilities. Lifts are cosy but not a problem. Lots to see, all in walking distance.

Had fun on Segway tour.

Dined at Psaras at Euro60 for two, including good sparkling wine at Euro30 and at Ta Kafeveio, located opposite of church on 14 Tripodon Street – highly recommend!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Fort Myers, Florida
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82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

We flew into Athens to begin our 22 day tour of Europe. The Athens Gate Hotel was recommended to us and we sure were not disappointed. I cannot emphasize enough what a superb location this hotel has. We were in walking distance to everything we wanted to see in Athens. Our small, but nice room, had a terrace balcony with a table and two chairs. From our terrace we had an awesome view of the Acropolis which was lit up at night. You could easily see the Parthenon. The rooms on the other side of the hotel have a view of the Temple of Olympian Zeus which has many tall columns still standing.
On the very top of the hotel is indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and restaurant with more wonderful views of the old city. This rooftop restaurant is where they served their very nice breakfasts. Our full breakfast was included with our hotel reservation.
The free Wi-Fi was only available in the hotel lobby which had a quite nice waiting area with couches, chairs and a few tables.
The staff at the Athens Gate was very personable. There are many very nice restaurants and outdoor cafes within easy walking distance.
So, if you like to walk, and location is what you're in to, you will not do any better than the Athens Gate Hotel.
It is a very good place to stay.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

I stayed there 2 nights for business.
The staff was really cool, even patient and waiting for me to finish my beer while the bar was supposed to be closed.
Rooms where absolutely clean, very nice corridors, and perfect location.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Shelton, Connecticut
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

We recently finished a 9 night stay in Greece. The first 2 nights were spent in Athens touring the city, seeing the sights, and taking in the culture and history of the ancient city. What makes this hotel the best choice for staying in Athens is its location. It is directly across the street from the temple of Zeus and within a short walk of just about everything you need to do while in athens, the temple, the stadium, the acropolis, the plaka, the museum all very easy to get to an from at the AGH. From the rooftop restaurant and bar you can get an amazing view of the acropolis and the temple while you have any meal of the day or a night cap.

The hotel itself is very well kept. The staff all speak English pretty well and are very helpful and friendly. The rooms are all well appointed and very clean. You wont be spending much time in your room while you are in Athens and for that reason the rooms and hotel are perfect. What makes the hotel special is the location and all that it allows you to do in order to make the most of your time in Athens

Room Tip: I would stay away from the top floor because the rooftop bar is busy all day, other than that cant g...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights and chose it on the back of location and good reviews on Tripadvisor and it didn't let us down. Location is what makes it special - it is just across the road from the Temple of Zeus, and from the rooftop bar and restaurant you look up to the Acropolis - which is then only a short walk away. The staff were very helpful and accommodating throughout and able to hold luggage etc when we arrived early or had a late departure. The rooftop bar and restaurant is a real plus and the food (both breakfast and dinner) were very good. The only drawbacks is that it does have two very small lifts, which can at times take an age to arrive at your floor, but fortunately it's not a bad walk either up or down via the stairs, and generally everyone arrives at breakfast around the same time, so it can get busy in the restaurant in the mornings. Overall though I'd certainly recommend - it's hard to beat this location and the staff/service was really good.

Room Tip: The rooms at the front overlook the Temple of Zeus (which is hard to beat as a view), although the h...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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St. Helena, California
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69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

This hotel is perfect if you don't plan to spend much time in your room and want to get the most from your time in Athens. Don't get me wrong -- the rooms are clean, well laid out and decorated in calm tones. But the real benefit is the location. The rooftop has an amazing view and the staff is very helpful, particularly the bell men. It was an ideal spot for our brief stop in Athens and I would feel confident recommending it to anyone as a good place to stay.

Room Tip: Rooms with views are a little extra and if you face the main street it's a little noisy but fun...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tori750
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Birmingham, Alabama
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173 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

This is a fabulous hotel in Athens, Greece. Our room was so clean and comfortable!! We ate our first night there at the rooftop restaurant and the view was incredible and the food was excellent!!
We loved everything about this hotel! Rooms are small but so comfy and the staff was so friendly and helpful!! This hotel is a great location. Can walk to the Platka and many great restaurants!! Fabulous views from the rooftop restaurant of the Acropolis!! The rooms can be noisy!! It's like styling in a room in NYC!!! So cool!!! We loved it and hope to return ASAP!!! Fabulous breakfast buffet as well!!!

Room Tip: We stayed in a room facing Zues's Temple and the street. It was a great view but there was a ver...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Property: The Athens Gate Hotel
Address: 10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Athens
#9 Family Hotel in Athens
#10 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#11 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#21 Business Hotel in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Athens Gate Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
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