I booked a room in this hotel for 3 days (end of may). It was supposed to be a double room with garden view and minibar. when I arrived at 13.00, the manager told me in a very unfriendly way that i could not check in untill 14.00, so I had to wait for one hour. When i finally checked in, I was given a small room with a view of a wall. there was no minibar, just a noisy empty old fridge.
When I went down to complain, I was laughed at; there are no gardens in Athens sir.
After 1 night I decided to move to another, better hotel in a better location.
I know this is a cheap hotel, but I strongly advise not to stay here; the management is seedy and unfriendly, the location is not very nice and the rooms are very very basic and not very clean.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Rio Hotel Athens