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

Rio Athens is a 3-star hotel offering a nightclub, a golf course and a patio. This welcoming hotel dates from 1978 and was refurbished in 2011.

The hotel has major location in a tourist area near an underground station and close to Syntagma Square, Parthenon and The Acropolis Museum. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Shops, markets and a flea market are located nearby.

Nearest underground station is Omonia, which is only 950 meters away. The hotel is about 25 minutes' drive from Eleftherios Venizelos airport, which is 25 km away.

Rooms

This property comprises 41 rooms featuring Family Four Room Quadruple Room, Special Single Room and Standard Family Twin Room with multi-channel TV, a minibar, a telephone, free Wi-Fi and a mini-refrigerator. The en-suite rooms feature the city view. They also comprise personal bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a bathtub and towels.

Eat & Drink

A broad variety of international dishes is served at the 24-hour restaurant. Guests can relax in the garden bar serving complimentary drinks.

Services

There are car and bicycle rentals available on site.

Internet

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

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   51.

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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 for a fee
  • Lobby
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • 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
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room 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

  • 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
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Alexander the Great Restaurant
    160 m
  • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
    140 m
Parks
  • Filopappos Hill
    600 m
Beaches
  • Voula Beach
    510 m
  • EOT Beach Club Alimos
    1.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    51

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Twin beds
Size: 36 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 20 m²
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    • Air conditioning
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    TRIPLE STANDARD

    Room facilities
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      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
      Size: 20 m²
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      • Air conditioning
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      QUADRUPLE STANDARD

      Room facilities
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        Apartment
        Size: 36 m²
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          Standard Family Room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Single bed
          Size: 36 m²
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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 Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
            Size: 36 m²
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              Rio Athens Family Four Room Quadruple RoomRio Athens Family Four Room Quadruple RoomRio Athens Family Four Room Quadruple Room Hotel information
              Family Four Room Quadruple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
              Size: 20 m²
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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
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                Family Apartment
                Size: 36 m²
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                This family room features a patio, air conditioning and minibar.

                Room facilities
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                  Economy Room
                  Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
                  Size: 45 m²
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                  Single room with child extra bed (3-12 yrs)

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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
                      800 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Alexander the Great Restaurant
                      160 m
                    • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
                      140 m
                    Parks
                    • Filopappos Hill
                      600 m
                    Beaches
                    • Voula Beach
                      510 m
                    • EOT Beach Club Alimos
                      1.5 km
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  1 am
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  1 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2011
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      51

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Oracle at Delphi - 700 m

                    Popular areas

                    • Technopolis - 500 m
                    • City Center - 700 m
                    • Santorini - 700 m
                    • Mykonos - 700 m
                    • Kerameikos - 800 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 - 400 m
                    • Apothiki Theater - 700 m
                    • Athinais - 700 m
                    • Alfa theatre - 800 m
                    • Orfeas theatre - 900 m

                    Underground stations

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

                    Local attractions

                    • The Acropolis Museum - 1.9 km
                      Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens
                    • Parthenon (Parthenonas) - 1.8 km
                      Acropolis, Athens
                    • Numismatic Museum - 1.6 km
                      Panepistimiou 12, Athens
                    • Plaka - 1.7 km
                      The Plaka, Athens
                    • Temple of Hephaestus - 1.6 km
                      Agora, Athens

                    Near the hotel

                    • Municipal Art Gallery - 310 m
                      Myllerou 32 & Leonidou (Avdi Square), Athens
                    • Gazi - 560 m
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                    • Pireos Street - 580 m
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                    • Museum of Islamic Art - 710 m
                      22 Ag. Asomaton & 12 Dipilou St., Athens
                    • Voula Beach - 510 m
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                    • Filopappos Hill - 600 m
                      Southwest of the Acropolis, Athens
                    • Hymettus - 610 m
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                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Alexander the Great Restaurant - 160 m

                      Address: Megalou Alexandrou 3-7
                      Phone: 210 5227990

                      66% likes this, based on 106 reviews
                      Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 35

                    • Archeon Gefsis - 150 m

                      Address: 22, Kodratou
                      Phone: 21052 39 661

                      62% likes this, based on 22 reviews

                    • Chau's - 220 m

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

                      70% likes this, based on 26 reviews

                    • Arxaion Gefseis - 140 m

                      Address: 22 Kodratou Str
                      Phone: 30210-5239661

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

                    • ELEVEN - 230 m

                      Address: Agiou Kostantinou 59 Marousi

                      63% likes this, based on 20 reviews

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  1 am
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  1 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2011
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      51

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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 32 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
                      800 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Alexander the Great Restaurant
                      160 m
                    • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
                      140 m
                    Parks
                    • Filopappos Hill
                      600 m
                    Beaches
                    • Voula Beach
                      510 m
                    • EOT Beach Club Alimos
                      1.5 km
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  1 am
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  1 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2011
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      51

                    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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