Rio Athens Hotel

13, Odysseos Str Karaiskaki Sq, Athens, Greece, 10436  show map
 3 stars
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Rio Athens Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

Situated in the center of Athens, the classic Rio Athens offers non-smoking rooms. Renovated in 2003, this hotel combines the modern with neoclassical architecture.

Conveniently nestled in Metaxourgeio district steps away from Acropolis (Akropolis), Pnyx, Arios Pagos and Philopappou Hills and The Acropolis Museum. Athens city center is 1km away.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants, coffee shops and bars.

Nearest underground station is Metaxourgio, which is only 200 meters away. Just 25 minutes from Eleftherios Venizelos airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 40 rooms. All of them feature a minibar, a mini-refrigerator, a patio, a private balcony and individual climate control. They also have family bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat

Every day a complimentary breakfast is served in the pleasant dining room. At the 24-hour restaurant guests can enjoy international cuisine. The friendly lobby bar offers a terrace and free Wi-Fi.

Services

Multilingual staff offers porter service, concierge service and 24-hour reception.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a cocktail lounge and a nightclub.

Internet

Hotspot wireless internet access is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   41.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Golf course
  • Spa center
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

13, Odysseos Str Karaiskaki Sq, Athens, Greece, 10436

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City Center
  • Athens
    800 m
Airports
Underground stations
  • Metaxourgio station
    200 m
  • Omonoia station
    700 m
Restaurants
  • Alexander the Great Restaurant
    150 m
  • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
    150 m
Parks
  • Filopappos Hill
    630 m
Beaches
  • Voula Beach
    460 m
  • EOT Beach Club Alimos
    1.5km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    41

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
Size: 20m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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The hotel double/ twin rooms are welcoming and fitted out with air-conditioning, personal bath or shower, satellite TV, mini bar, hairdryer, direct dial phone with the aim of your complete comfort

Room facilities
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
    Size: 20m2
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    TRIPLE STANDARD

    Room facilities
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      Standard Quadruple Room
      Bed type: Quad
      Size: 20m2
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      QUADRUPLE STANDARD

      Room facilities
        Rio Athens ApartmentRio Athens Apartment
        Apartment
        Size: 36m2
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          Rio Athens Standard Family RoomRio Athens Standard Family RoomRio Athens Standard Family Room
          Standard Family Room
          Bed type: Quad or Double Bed or 4 Single beds
          Size: 15m2
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          FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

          Room facilities
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            Family Quadruple Room
            Bed type: 2 Double beds and 2 Single beds or Quad
            Size: 20m2
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              Family Four Room Quadruple Room
              Bed type: Quad
              Size: 20m2
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              This room has 2 double beds or 1 double and 2 single beds. All the rooms are welcoming and fitted with air conditioning, bath or shower, satellite TV, mini bar, hairdryer, direct dial phone with the aim of your complete comfort.

              Room facilities
                Rio Athens Family ApartmentRio Athens Family Apartment
                Family Apartment
                Size: 36m2
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                This family room features a patio, air conditioning and minibar.

                Room facilities
                  Rio Athens Economy RoomRio Athens Economy Room
                  Economy Room
                  Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Quad
                  Size: 30m2
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                  SINGLE ECONOMY

                  Room facilities
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                    Economy Triple Room
                    Bed type: Triple
                    Size: 35m2
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                    TRIPLE ECONOMY

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                      Rio Athens Economy Quadruple RoomRio Athens Economy Quadruple RoomRio Athens Economy Quadruple Room
                      Economy Quadruple Room
                      Bed type: Quad
                      Size: 35m2
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                      QUADRUPLE ECONOMY

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                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel Rio Athens Hotel Athens location
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                        Hotel Address:

                        13, Odysseos Str Karaiskaki Sq, Athens, Greece, 10436

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Athens
                          800 m
                        Airports
                        Underground stations
                        • Metaxourgio station
                          200 m
                        • Omonoia station
                          700 m
                        Restaurants
                        • Alexander the Great Restaurant
                          150 m
                        • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
                          150 m
                        Parks
                        • Filopappos Hill
                          630 m
                        Beaches
                        • Voula Beach
                          460 m
                        • EOT Beach Club Alimos
                          1.5km
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-In:
                          from  1 am
                        • Check-Out:
                          until  1 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2011
                        • Number of rooms:
                          41

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                        What's nearby

                        Tourist attractions

                        • Oracle at Delphi - 700 m

                        Popular areas

                        • Technopolis - 400 m
                        • City Center - 700 m
                        • Santorini - 700 m
                        • Mykonos - 700 m

                        Places of interest

                        • Kreta - 700 m
                        • Die Kykladen-Insel Naxos - 700 m
                        • Paros: Insel für den Urlaub - 700 m
                        • Die Insel Kos - 700 m

                        Convention centers

                        • Stoa Vivliou - 700 m

                        Monuments and Landmarks

                        • Athens City Hall - 800 m

                        Museums

                        • Islamic Art Museum - 600 m
                        • Eleftherios Venizelos Museum - 700 m
                        • Museum of Greek Children's Art - 700 m

                        Universities, Institutes

                        Theaters

                        • Emporikon Theater - 500 m
                        • Athinais - 700 m
                        • Apothiki Theater - 700 m
                        • Alfa theatre - 800 m
                        • Aliki Theater - 900 m
                        • Orfeas theatre - 900 m

                        Underground stations

                        • Metaxourgio station - 100 m
                        • Omonoia station - 600 m
                        • Station - 700 m

                        Local Attractions

                        • The Acropolis Museum - 1.9km
                          Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens
                        • Temple of Hephaestus - 1.5km
                          Agora, Athens
                        • Parthenon (Parthenonas) - 1.8km
                          Acropolis, Athens
                        • Plaka - 1.7km
                          The Plaka, Athens
                        • Museum of the History of Athens University - 1.5km
                          5 Tholou Street, Athens

                        Near the hotel

                        • Municipal Art Gallery - 340 m
                          Myllerou 32 & Leonidou (Avdi Square), Athens
                        • Gazi - 520 m
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                        • Filopappos Hill - 630 m
                          Southwest of the Acropolis, Athens
                        • Museum of Islamic Art - 730 m
                          22 Ag. Asomaton & 12 Dipilou St., Athens
                        • Voula Beach - 460 m
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                        • Pireos Street - 560 m
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                        • Hymettus - 600 m
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                        Restaurants Nearby

                        • Alexander the Great Restaurant - 150 m

                          Address: Megalou Alexandrou 3-7
                          Phone: 210 5227990

                          66% likes this, based on 106 reviews
                          Price Range: GBP 11 - GBP 18

                        • Archeon Gefsis - 150 m

                          Address: 22, Kodratou
                          Phone: 21052 39 661

                          62% likes this, based on 22 reviews

                        • Chau's - 190 m

                          Address: Agiou Konstantinou 66
                          Phone: (+30) 210 9736500

                          70% likes this, based on 26 reviews

                        • Arxaion Gefseis - 150 m

                          Address: 22 Kodratou Str
                          Phone: 30210-5239661

                          68% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                          Cuisine: Greek

                        • ELEVEN - 190 m

                          Address: Agiou Kostantinou 59 Marousi

                          63% likes this, based on 20 reviews
                          Cuisine: Bar

                        Hotel information
                        • Check-In:
                          from  1 am
                        • Check-Out:
                          until  1 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2011
                        • Number of rooms:
                          41

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                        Rio Athens Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rio Athens

                        Average guest rating

                        6.4out of 10
                        Good
                        Based on 31 reviews

                        Rating by category:

                        Location
                        9.3
                        Rooms
                        6.7
                        Service
                        6.7
                        Value
                        7.3
                        Dining
                        4.7

                        Individual guest reviews

                        • Family with children
                          4.6

                          Hotel is close to the subway station.

                          The room was not clean, there were missing towels, toilett had to be fixed (flush not working). For south european standard even the breakfast that was included was sad to see.

                        • Family with children
                          8.2

                          The younger staff at Rio Athens were very friendly and helpful, making effort to help us print, fax and copy documents without any charge. Nothing is too much for them.

                          There was no soap in the bathroom, and the toilet stopped flushingon our second night. Also, there were no cups or kettle for drinking and boiling water.

                        • Single
                          6.2

                          It is close to Karaiskaki square. The person at the reception was very friendly and fairly helpful.

                          The rooms are a bit dark and not very welcoming. Seems like they have been built for whole families ( in our "double" there were beds for 5). We stayed for a night and it was perfectly fine but I would not recommend it for longer than 3 nights.

                        • Family with children
                          7.4

                          The Hotel Rio was perfect for our needs. We are all avid walkers so didn't mind the 30min hike to the center of Athens. You can take the metro as well as it is just around the corner from the hotel. The hotel staff made our stay comfortable and enjoyable. Especially Marco and Litza who were there for our every need. Day trips can be booked through the hotel also. The hotel is older and the rooms a bit small but we managed. Ask for the hair dryer at the front desk. There are lots of great little restaurants in the area. We felt safe walking in the area even at night. We would all recommend the Hotel Rio.

                        • Single
                          6.4

                          Helpfull staff - they also printed out my electroonic flight ticket. Breakfast OK. Hotel in good condition (compared to the rest of Athens).

                          Rather loud environment. Could hear traffic noise even at my room at the backside of the hotel. They charged 30EUR from my credit card after booking the hotel. In 7 days two times there was no room cleaning.

                        • Couple
                          8.2

                          Nice and quiet hotel. Loved that hotel is not in a main tourist area. Although most reviews say its in not so good location (even locals said, its not the best area, but we didn't find any trouble), I would say that location is great. Everything seems to be just a little walk away. Loved that Gkazi area was really close by and taxi back to hotel was rather cheap. Maybe not the best hotel for families but definitely good one for young adventurous people. We are a gay couple and are really happy with our hotel choice.

                          As read from some reviews, we got twin room instead of double room as booked. Apart from that everything was nice.

                        • Single
                          8.8

                          The atmosphere is great! My first impression was... "this is soo greek" It's a small hotel that allows you to experience the atmosphere of the city and the country, with all it's advantages and disadvantages. For a true experience visit the hotel

                          A little effort to make this hotel cleaner would improve my opinion further. I do understand that it is located in an old building, but further effort would be welcome

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          The location was excellent for access to attractions and transportation. The staff was excellent. The price was quite reasonable. The dining and food was excellent, and the complimentary breakfast was tasty and sustaining. The courtyard provided a comfort zone with just a few steps to the bustle of the city. This is where I would stay again if we were to return.

                        • Older travelers
                          5.4

                          The air conditioning in the room was not working, and was never fixed during our 3 day stay. We did not appreciate that.

                        • Family with children
                          10.0

                          We stayed for a long weekend in the hotel in May 2011. Rio Athens it's a nice, friendly, not too expensive and well located hotel in Athens citycenter. The metro stop is just around the corner, metro station Metaxourghio.The staff (reception, bar & restaurant) are very friendly and help you as much as they can, the breakfast was really good, the rooms are clean and tidy. The restaurant and bar downstairs, serves lovely greek and Italian food, draught beer and refreshing drinks and cocktails .The breakfast is purely continental to suit everybody's tastes. The staff is welcoming and helpful and also extremely knowledgeable. From the hotel, you can walk to the Acropolis, the new Acropolis Museum, the National Archaiological museum near Omonia square and the Greek Parliament in Syntagma square and the main shopping areas within minutes walk in Hermou street. The night life area PSIRI and GAZI are very close too. Billy Redford San Diego,CA

                          everything was good!

                        • Pavan Chitumalla
                          May  2010
                          4.0

                          The only positive point is that the hotel is very near to the metro station

                          There are many negative points that I felt. The staff was not at all good... rooms are so small...breakfast was worst... and so on.. I definetly won't recommend to my friends

                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel Rio Athens Hotel Athens location
                        Show big map »

                        Hotel Address:

                        13, Odysseos Str Karaiskaki Sq, Athens, Greece, 10436

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Athens
                          800 m
                        Airports
                        Underground stations
                        • Metaxourgio station
                          200 m
                        • Omonoia station
                          700 m
                        Restaurants
                        • Alexander the Great Restaurant
                          150 m
                        • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
                          150 m
                        Parks
                        • Filopappos Hill
                          630 m
                        Beaches
                        • Voula Beach
                          460 m
                        • EOT Beach Club Alimos
                          1.5km
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-In:
                          from  1 am
                        • Check-Out:
                          until  1 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2011
                        • Number of rooms:
                          41

                        Hotel Awards

                        GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAthensRio Athens

                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Greece

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