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Arion Hotel - Athens

3 star Hotel Athens

18 Agiou Dimitriou Street Monastiraki / Plaka - Athens

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 54.64
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Arion Hotel is a centrally located hotel surrounded by entertainment venues and shops.

Your 3 star Monastiraki hotel in Athens offers free Wi-Fi, dry cleaning/laundry services and an elevator (lift).

Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide tour/ticket assistance. The reception has a safety deposit box for your valuable items. Other amenities include a computer station.

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Guest Rating 7.4 Good
Based on 12 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

The Hotel was placed in a very central area, it is possible go to Acropolis by wal...

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Breakfast at Arion Hotel

A free buffet breakfast is available between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Facilities at Arion Hotel

  • Luggage room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Baby sitter

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: after noon.

Check-out: before noon.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Arion Hotel is also known as

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Athens Arion Hotel

8.5

Clean

6.9

Location

8.5

Quiet

7.2

Spacious

7.3

Service

Arion Hotel reviews

8.1 Very Good
  • March 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

For the price, I was very pleased with the location (in terms of proximity to the sights of the city) and with the comfortable room. The immediate neighborhood was not exactly fantastic, lots of graffiti and stores that tended to be closed on weekends and evenings, so there was a run-down, empty sort of feeling that was less than completely comfortable. The lack of functional internet was also disappointing.

8.6 Excellent
  • April 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Switzerland

We were totally satisfied with the Hotel and with Athens. Next time we come, we will definitely come to your hotel again.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Netherlands

On a tour through Greece we stayed twice in the Arion Athens. It gave us a first and good taste of the Greek friendlyness and easynes. The hotel might improve by offering free internet-access and double beds in rooms with a view. Visiting the second time though was a bit of coming home with the excellent quality of bathroom and the splendid view over Athens from the roof-terrace.

7.7 Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Hotel Arion is in an ideal location for seeing the sites in Athens - it is central to dining, sightseeing as well as in the middle of a huge nightlife area. I would NOT recommend driving to the hotel on your own - in fact, I would not recommend driving in Athens at ALL. We drove into Athens from Meteora and arrived late (1AM) - the streets around the hotel are very narrow - forget about double-parking! They were also PACKED with young folks bar hopping from club to club. We had to literally crawl for four blocks avoiding people and other cars. There is also another block used by prostitutes that was bumper-to-bumber with folks looking for some action. The block where the hotel is, however, is quiet and the actual rooms are quiet. Breakfast is good and can be delivered to your room. All in all, a pleasant stay, just some stress in the surrounding area when we arrived.

7.1 Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

We only stayed at the Arion for one night but we were delighted with the room (the welcoming wasn't so great). The room was very modern and clean and we had a view of the Acropolis from our window (the Acropolis and Plaka area is only a 5 to 10 minute walk). Breakfast was great - there was quiet a bit of variety compared to the breakfasts that other hotels had offered. They have internet access but it is rather expensive and they don't have a printer but there is an internet cafe 2 minutes from the hotel that is a bit cheaper. Overall, a good, clean place to stay.

7.2 Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • South Africa

I thought the hotel was great value for money, only downside was the shower. Had to be very careful to not get water all over the floor when showering. Also disappointed at our breakfast before departure on our tour as the diary was not put out and we had no milk and butter. Otherwise I enjoyed my stay!

5.5 Ordinary
  • July 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

When we arrived we sat in the lobby for around 10 minutes while the receptionist came in and out, making phone calls and talking to a maid without addressing us. When he finally asked us what we wanted he was exceedingly rude. When we were given our key, we went to our room and found the maids still in it. After waiting around a while, I went back down to the front desk to ask when it might be ready. When I stepped off the elevator, the receptionist yelled, "What?" This kind of "hospitality" continued throughout our stay, such as when my friend called the front desk and was greeted with a crude "Yeah?" and her polite question was answered sharply. The only things that made the stay tolerable were the nice room and bathroom (the latter of which was constantly wet from an ineffective shower panel.)

4.9 Ordinary
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

7.8 Good
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

8.2 Very Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

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6.4 Fair
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

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Room Details

Arion Hotel offers 51 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as safes and phones during their Monastiraki visit.

A good night's sleep in comfortable beds with premium bedding will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their vacation or business trip. Private bathrooms are outfitted with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Additional guest comforts include soundproofing, air conditioning and blackout drapes/curtains.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini fridge
  • Extra beds
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Arion Hotel

By airplane
The Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos international airport lies approximately 40 km away from the hotel. The airport is well connected to the city centre by an express bus service and an underground line. Take bus E95 just outside the airport terminal and go all the way to Syntagma square. Then take underground line 2 (Dafni-Sepolia) and get off at Omonia station, about 300 metres from the hotel.

By boat
The property lies about 10 km away from the port of Piraeus and is best reached by taxi in about twenty minutes. Alternatively, you can take the underground line 1 and get off at Omonia station.

Distances from Arion Hotel

Athens Central Market - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Kotzia Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Athens City Hall - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Apothiki Theater - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Avissinias Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Monastiraki Flea Market - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Hadrian's Library - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Islamic Art Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Stoa of Attalos - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Athens Gallery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Museum of the City of Athens - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Temple of Hephaestos - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Pandora Gallery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Museum of Greek Popular Musical Instruments - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Metropolis Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
The preferred airport for Arion Hotel is Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) - 20 km / 12.4 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.