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“A great Hotel by the Acropolis”
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Herodion Hotel
Ranked #10 of 282 Hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 20 January 2014

I have recently stayed at the hotel with a little group (total of 12 people) between the 9th and the 13th of January.

From the very begining, the service was just fantastic no less. The main purpose of our visit was visiting athens finest music clubs and the hotel crew was very helpfull with the reservation - efficient, quick and kind. I worked for a very known and luxurios hotel in Jerusalem and when I see this level of service, I can defintly say that it is unusual.

The hotel itself is well located, very close to the Acropolis and a few very central touristic streets. We didn't use the public transportation, but I saw a train station les than five minutes walk from the hotel.

The breakfast (included in the price) is very nice and includes fresh squizzed orange juice, fresh croissants and great greek yogurt.

The public areas are well renovated and very pleasent. The rooms are very clean and for our needs, but you should know that they are very practical and not to big or luxurios but again, they are really great for the avarage urban tourist.

I visit athens every winter in the last years and I think that this hotel is a great option and probably the biggest value for money hotel that I saw in Athens.

Room Tip: I stayed in a standart room on the first floor which is headed to the street. The windows are great...
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2014

Dear Αlon_Shvo

Thank you for choosing HERODION for your winter getaway! We are happy you enjoyed the hotel and neighborhood, and can't wait to pass on your comments regarding the team. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you when you visit next!

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Reviewed 18 January 2014

My wife and I last visited Athens just over 3 years ago. The hotel we stayed in was very well located (near the Acropolis) but pretty average, so this we wanted to try another hotel in a similar location. It was our good fortune to choose the Herodion. We can say, without a shadow of doubt, that we would not now want to stay anywhere else when in Athens.

The location could not be bettered: right next to the Acropolis Museum and with views of the Acropolis from our room and from the roof garden. It was also very quiet.

The room was comfortable, well-equipped and very clean. Downstairs, the common areas were attractively laid out and decorated and, again, very clean.

Breakfast was a veritable feast: it set you up for the whole day!

But what really makes this hotel special is its staff. Without exception they were all friendly, courteous and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble - for example if a you wanted a drink which was not on the menu they would simply ask you how you wanted it and make it for you. Similarly, the personal attention we received when making enquiries about Athens was exceptional. For example, we asked for recommendations of good restaurants which were off the tourist trail. Rather than just reeling off a list of names we were asked what we were looking for and given a number of suggestions tailored to our prefences, all which proved to be perfect and just what we were looking for.

In short, we feel this hotel is a 5* choice and we would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2014

Dear Dominic O

“… treating our customers as guests… ‘” this is our motto. We are very glad that we were chosen among other known hotels of the Acropolis area, and it is true that we are exceptionally happy to have exceeded your expectations.
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are especially grateful for your endorsement, and will let our team know they helped make a difference in your stay!

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

just blocks from the subway and a roof top view of the Acropolis, this is a great hotel. I enjoyed the roof-top (bar and food service available.) I was traveling with a group of friends so we relaxed and took in the view.

Room Tip: I ended up with a garden view room, which was good but wished I would have had a view of the acropol...
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Dear aliciaRM

Thank you for your review; it is of great importance to know that we have added to the enjoyment of our guests. It would be our pleasure to welcome you again!

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Reviewed 11 January 2014

A very nice hotel, and it is centrally located with a wonderful view at the Akropolis; an excellant service, there is a little restaurant, where you can eat different dishes, if you don´t want to go out after a long day of sightseeing

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Dear NotbertS

Thank you for taking time to share your experience of Herodion on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed our ATRIUM, our winter garden restaurant together with the dishes prepared by our Cretan Chef!

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

My wife and I have stayed at the Herodion hotel three times over recent years. That alone must speak for itself. However in fairness, I feel that I must make further comment. Our most recent stay was for 8 nights over Christmas 2013. Nothing has changed at the hotel except for the better. The staff are just as friendly and helpful, the rooms were exceptionally clean. If you get up from the breakfast table hungry, then I must say it would be your own fault. The food and drink are really excellent, the coffee being the finest I have tasted in any hotel from around the world. and there have been a lot of them. Finally, I would like to add my thanks to the management and staff at this excellent hotel. for making our stay in Athens a stay to remember.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Dear grumpygarrod

Your loyalty is the utmost compliment to our efforts. Having said that, let me agree with you that we have never stopped trying to improve in every way possible and we will not cease from doing so with even more oomph!
We are proud of being able to serve you and thank you for that.

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Reviewed 6 January 2014

We spent a night in Athens on the way back from the Sporades in early January 2014 and stayed at the Herodion. The location is very convenient from the airport, being close to the Akropoli metro station, and at the same time spectacular. We had a view of the illuminated Parthenon from our comfortable room. Breakfast was good as well.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view to Acropolis.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Dear Ronan777

We are glad to have added to the enjoyment of your trip. Thank you for taking time to review us.

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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Excellent location, near Acropolis museum. Very clean, polite and helpful staff, very good and rich breakfast. We got the room we ordered namely with balcony and view to Acropolis.
Hotel located 5 minutes walk from Acropoli metro station

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Katia T, Manager at Herodion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Dear Hedany

Your appreciation of what we consider Herodion’s character has filled us all with joy.

Thank you

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Additional Information about Herodion Hotel

Address: 4 Rovertou Galli Street, Athens 117 42, Greece
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Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#10 Family Hotel in Athens
#11 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#14 Business Hotel in Athens
Price Range: £79 - £171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Herodion Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
FAMILY HOSPITALITY AMID MONUMENTAL VIEWS Hotel HERODION, a superior first class hotel , the only with sweeping views of both the Acropolis and the acclaimed New Acropolis Museum, distanced only a few meters from its south entrance. Right in the heart of the upscale Acropolis residential neighborhood, part of the pedestrian walk unifying the most important archaeological sites, it is also near to the Plaka and Thissio districts as well as to the trendy areas of Gazi and Kerameikos. Framed by a museum-quality modern sculpture at the entrance, it is a superior, first class hotel with elegant contemporary look, classic in character and discreet in artistic touch, it is strategically located close to the metro station connecting to both the international airport and Piraeus port a gateway to the Greek Isles, two stops away from the city centre Guests of the HERODION Hotel enjoy a host of modern living amenities. The service is attentive and the 90 guest rooms are tastefully appointed, some with a spectacular view to the Acropolis. From rooftop lounges rich in sunbathing facilities, outdoor Jacuzzis and a unique outdoor bar and restaurant with breathtaking views, to the winter garden atrium and spacious dining areas – it’s easy to sit back and take it in all the surrounding beauty and history – well-equipped for executives and vacationers alike. POINT α , our roof top Bar-restaurant is a breathtaking experience. It is the closest you can get to viewing the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Serving Greek/ Mediterranean Contemporary cuisine with a summer brisk, drinks and cocktails prepared by our professional bartender, is open from May to Oct, 19:00 to 00:00/ [option of private dining] ... more   less 
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