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 area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

Rio Athens is a classic hotel offering views over Syntagma Square, Parthenon and Acropolis and featuring a nightclub and a golf course. Remodeled in 2011, the property features European architecture.

Rio Athens Hotel is also placed near to Ermou Street, Gazi and Gazi - Technopoli. Athens city center is 1 km away.

Shoppers will find shops, markets and a flea market within a few minutes of the hotel.

25 minutes' drive from Eleftherios Venizelos airport and 5 minutes' walk to Athens Railway-Peloponnese train station.

Rooms

All 55 soundproof rooms at Rio Athens Hotel feature multi-channel TV, a minibar, a telephone, free Wi-Fi and a mini-refrigerator. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a bathtub and towels.

Eat & Drink

The spacious garden bar offers a terrace and an open fireplace. Guests can dine in Arxaion Gefseis and Alexander the Great Restaurant located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

Cars and bicycles are available for rent on site.

Relax

The hotel provides babysitting and cribs for families with children.

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:   55.

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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
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 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

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 available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • 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 beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Athens
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station
    600 m
  • Omonia Railway Station
    800 m
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  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    55

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Rooms and availability

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Size: 40 m²
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    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 30 m²
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    TRIPLE STANDARD

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      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
      Size: 35 m²
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          Size: 30 m²
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              Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
              Size: 45 m²
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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
                Train Stations
                • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station
                  600 m
                • Omonia Railway Station
                  800 m
                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  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  55

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                Rio Athens Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Emporikon Theater - 400 m
                • Oracle at Delphi - 700 m

                Popular areas

                • Technopolis - 500 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
                • Apothiki Theater - 700 m

                Train stations

                • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station - 500 m
                • Omonia Railway Station - 700 m

                Convention centers

                • Stoa Vivliou - 700 m

                Shopping areas

                • Islamic Art Museum - 600 m
                • Eleftherios Venizelos Museum - 700 m

                Museums

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

                Universities, Institutes

                • Athens School of Fine Arts - 700 m

                Theaters

                • National Theatre of Greece - 400 m
                • Emporikon Theater - 400 m
                • Athinais - 700 m
                • Apothiki Theater - 700 m

                Underground stations

                • Metaxourgio station - 100 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: GBP 13 - GBP 21

                • 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  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  55

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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 34 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Location
                7.0
                Rooms
                7.0
                Service
                6.8
                Value
                7.3
                Dining
                3.5

                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
                Train Stations
                • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station
                  600 m
                • Omonia Railway Station
                  800 m
                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  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  55

                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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