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Athenaeum Grand Hotel

"Will definitely recommend the property to all my friends & family."

Shyam - October 16, 2019
 Athenaeum Grand Hotel
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Athenaeum Grand Hotel

142 Leoforos Andrea Siggrou, Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece, 176 71 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
Property highlights
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the hygiene measures
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Check-in/out [express]
Hassle-free check in
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Popular landmarks
Onassis Stegi 80 m
Masjid Al-Salam Mosque 190 m
Athens City Museum 370 m
Melissotopos, Bee Place 550 m
Strange Brew Taproom & Bottleshop 600 m
MG Dance Floor 630 m
Philopappos Monument 700 m
Prison of Socrates 700 m
National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) 770 m
Neos Kosmos Tram Stop 780 m
Nearby landmarks
Parthenon 1.6 km
Acropolis 1.65 km
Temple of Olympian Zeus 1.75 km
Temple of Hephaestus 1.99 km
Monastiraki 2.08 km
Plaka 2.09 km
Panathenaic Stadium 2.2 km
National Archaeological Museum 3.61 km
Mount Lycabettus 3.85 km
7.2

Very good

Location rating score

1.06 kilometers from city center
Hygiene Plus
Wellness
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
  • 790 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Daily housekeeping

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Athens in the last 24 hoursCompared to 5,210 Athens properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.2
Distance to city center3 km
Location rating7.9
Nearest airportAthens International Airport (ATH)
Distance to airport20.3 km

Rooms available at Athenaeum Grand Hotel

Penthouse Suite with Acropolis View
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  • Room size: 100 m²/1076 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed and 3 sofa beds
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Executive Double or Twin Room with Private Veranda
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed or 1 king bed an...
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Acropolis View
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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Executive Double or Twin Room with Private Balcony
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed or 1 sofa bed an...
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Family Room
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  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 sofa bed and 2 king beds ...
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Junior Suite with Acropolis View
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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Executive Balcony Room
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  • Balcony/terrace
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Standard Room
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  • Balcony/terrace
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed or 1 sofa bed a...
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Family Room Connecting Room
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
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Junior Suite
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  • Balcony/terrace
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed & 1 sofa bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Athenaeum Grand Hotel?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Athenaeum Grand Hotel?

Athenaeum Grand Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 45 EUR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Athenaeum Grand Hotel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Athenaeum Grand Hotel has a car park that's close to the hotel. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Athens with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

What is the smoking policy at Athenaeum Grand Hotel?

Athenaeum Grand Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Athenaeum Grand Hotel

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Staff 

    "Great staff Efficient and very agreeable and helpful"

    Rachelle

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    November 19, 2018

  • 9.2
    Exceptional
    Breakfast

    "Breakfast was included in stay that was huge plus."

    Hansa

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    July 31, 2018

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    "Excellent and I will use the hotel on future trips"

    David

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    November 15, 2018

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Room size
49 sqm.
Value for money score
8.1/10
Service score
8.3/10
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Overall rating:
8.6
Excellent
4,376 reviews
Cleanliness
8.4
Facilities
7.8
Location
7.2
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What travelers say they love:
It is an easy walk to the centre and the bus station.
Juliet from South Africa
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More about Athenaeum Grand Hotel

More about Athenaeum Grand Hotel

If what you're looking for is a conveniently located property in Athens, look no further than Athenaeum Grand Hotel. Only 35 km away, this 4-star property can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the property provides the best in services and amenities. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the property offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, postal service, private check in/check out, taxi service.

The property's accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find flat screen television, clothes rack, linens, mirror, slippers. The property offers wonderful recreational facilities such as fitness center to make your stay truly unforgettable. Superb facilities and an excellent location make Athenaeum Grand Hotel the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Athens.

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Most talked about facilities

Breakfast
20 mentions
Taxi
5 mentions
Housekeeping
5 mentions
Internet
3 mentions

What they offer

7.6
Very good
Bathroom

"The bathroom was clean and showers were nice and hot."

Yeo

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March 11, 2019

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Nearest essentials

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Food and dining

Breakfast options

American
Continental
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
Buffet

Restaurants on site

Herodion Restaurant
Cuisine:Mediterranean, Greek
Menu:Buffet

What's nearby

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Reviews of Athenaeum Grand Hotel from real guests

Overall rating
8.6
Excellent
From 4376 reviews
9.1Service
8.8Cleanliness
8.8Room comfort and quality
Agoda Reviews (396)Booking.com Reviews (3980)
Rating via Agoda8.0
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10
Cleanliness8.4
Facilities7.8
Location7.2
Service8.4
Value for money8.2
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Rating
9+ Exceptional (70)
8-9 Excellent (19)
7-8 Very Good (25)
6-7 Good (14)
<6 Below Expectation (40)
Time of the year
Mar - May (32)
Jun - Aug (48)
Sep - Nov (53)
Dec - Feb (35)
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10.0
Exceptional
Sivabalan from Malaysia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in August 2018

Fantastic Stay!!”

Initially booked Athenaeum Grand but was redirected to Athenaeum Palace, which was equally fantastic hotel located just about 150m adjacent. Location is very convenient with bus stop just outside the hotel, 24hrs convenient store and metro is just 3 stops away. The room was awesome!! New amenities and also comes with a handy which is VERY useful for tourist not having data on your mobile. Breakfast was a simple spread but was more than enough to keep us satisfied; you couldn't ask for more. And the most importantly and the best part of the stay is the STAFF!! Oh yes, they have the friendliest staff of whole Greece :) From their guest relation staff to front office staff and their porter, is the most friendliest and most helpful bunch of people you could ever ask for!! We would give every single star to all of them and the service they provided. Most recommended to stay.

Reviewed August 18, 2018
10.0
Exceptional
Nadine from United States
Group
Deluxe Room
Stayed 2 nights in September 2018

Exceptional”

My cousin and I had booked our room at the Grand hôtel and we were upgraded to the Palace. It was amazing. Perfect location and the staff was pleasant. Joanna was very helpful, always smiling; she gave us great ideas of where to eat and visit in Athens. If my travels take me back to Athens, I will stay at the Athenaeum Palace again.

Reviewed October 01, 2018
9.6
Exceptional
David from Australia
Couple
Stayed 5 nights in August 2018

Great Hotel and helpful friendly staff”

What a winner. We stayed at the Athenaeum Grand Hotel for six nights and it was excellent. Our room was the Penthouse on floor seven with stunning views. Thanks to all the staff for making our stay so enjoyable.

Reviewed September 06, 2018
7.6
Very good
Yeo from Singapore
Family with teens
Deluxe Room
Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

Gorgeous and spacious rooms, really affordable!”

We stayed at Athenaeum Palace Suites for 3D2N. We loved the spacious rooms - each room had a large bed, and 2 sofas. The bathroom was clean and showers were nice and hot. The wifi coverage was excellent. Breakfast was decent. The staff were really lovely and kind. Definitely recommended. Just note, Athenaeum Group has 2 locations which are situated about 500m away from each other. We booked the hotel under Athenaeum Grand, but were relocated to Athenaeum Palace Suites when we arrived. It is also about a 30 minute drive to the heart of the city.

Reviewed March 11, 2019
8.8
Excellent
suong from United States
Group
Standard Room
Stayed 2 nights in October 2018

Clean hotel at great location”

We were here for 2 days from the US. We got a very good price for th hotel so we did not expect much. However, the hotel and its staff impress us so much. The bellman who helped us on our first night, 10/13, was extra helpful. The front desk person and even the driver was so nice. The room that we ended up stayed was in the Athanaeum Palace was newer and clean. Breakfast was awsome. Their mini bread was a bomb. We will stay here again if we come to Athens.

Reviewed October 17, 2018
9.6
Exceptional
Scott from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in December 2017

Exceptional”

Staff were very helpful stunning hotel don’t be put of by the main road I have been to Athens many times but this was first time in the fix area you are very close to all attractions I was able to walk to them as I no Athens but they have a shuttle service and the metro station is about a 10 min walk

Reviewed December 11, 2017
9.2
Exceptional
Matt from United States
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

Great rooms, nice place, 10 minute walk to the heart of Athens”

I loved the hotel and the stay. The only complaint I have is the lack of organization upon arriving to the port with the ferry and the lack of communication for my shuttle. I recommend reaching out far in advance for this. When I showed up, the driver didn't even know he was picking me up when I had talked to the hotel clerk 3 times and then they brought me to the wrong location because they have two properties within a block of each other. one is called Grand and one is called Palace so make sure you clarify which you are at. Other than that which was a bad taste in my mouth for the start of the trip, the views are incredible, the food is good and the staff is nice. It just seems like they can use some more organization in how they run certain things.

Reviewed July 03, 2018
8.4
Excellent
Eric from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in September 2018

Excellent”

We did not stay at the booked hotel but were transferred to their newer sister hotel, the Athenaeum Palace Hotel. Transport had to be by taxi

Reviewed September 12, 2018
6.8
Good
Montserrat from Germany
Couple
Standard Room
Stayed 4 nights in August 2018

Day 1: disappointing arrival and first night, day 2-4: nice experience”

We had booked a standard room at the A.G.H. Because of our late arrival, we phoned upfront to inform to expect us around 11 p.m. On arrival, we were told that we had booked a room at the sister hotel Athenaeum Luxury Suites. We showed our reservation, which was as stated for the A.G.H. We were then informed that the hotel was fully booked, but that we would receive a room at the Luxury Suites. After clarifying, that we were not willing to change, the receptionist said that the room at the sister hotel was nicer (a Suite) & offered us a dinner as well. We agreed to change, only to discover that the Suite was a regular room (it might have been named Suite, but with ca. 25 sqm was clearly not) without direct daylight (window showed to indoor corridor and other rooms!!!) and that the kitchen was closed. Why not tell us directly, that the A.G.H. was overbooked,we would have to stay for one night in the other hotel, and could move back the day after instead of basically lying to us?

Reviewed November 20, 2018
6.0
Florin from Romania
Couple
Standard Room
Stayed 4 nights in February 2020

We were moved to a different hotel without providing a reason”

We made a reservation to Athenaeum Grand Hotel and when we arrived at the hotel we were simply moved to a different hotel, without explanation. The second hotel was Smart Hotel, part of their network, still 4* they say, but was inferior in all the ways. Smaller hotel, less equipped, noisy rooms (you can hear the loud traffic outside and the neighbors next door), cleaning crew making rounds around 10-11 pm with no respect for the quiet time. Breakfast was ok. Small rooms, but clean.

Reviewed February 16, 2020
8.8
Excellent
Veronica from United States
Family with teens
Junior Suite
Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

Excellent”

Pros: the staff were very helpful, the breakfast was yummy and varied, the room was clean; we also had an outdoor, screened-in terrace of sorts that gave us extra space. Cons: the neighborhood was a bit sketchy, but really most of Athens looks the same way!

Reviewed May 30, 2018
9.2
Exceptional
Nick from Greece
Business traveler
Stayed 1 night in March 2020

Nice stay and Central located!!”

Stayed for business reasons ,two nights. The staff was very helpful and the location was perfect, central and very convenient for me . For sure I ll choose it again if I ll visit Athens !

Reviewed March 07, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
luis from United States
Couple
Stayed 4 nights in April 2019

Perfect place ”

Location is good and the staff is very helpful will stay there again if we go back to Athens

Reviewed April 26, 2019
6.8
Good
Linda from United States
Family with teens
Stayed 1 night in May 2018

The hotel was adequate on our first stay. Upon our return 2 weeks later we had a terrible experienc.”

When checking out after our first visit, I noted that the room was fine however our view was the side wall of the”gentlemen’s “ club next door. When we returned on May 31, 2018 after 11:00 pm, we were told that because of our previous experience we were being transferred to the sister hotel where we were to be given a luxury room. We had already arranged with a driver to meet us at the Grand to take us to the airport at 8:30 the next morning, June 1st. Upon our arrival at the other hotel we had to wait in the lobby for approximately 30 minuets. As it turned out, it was apparent when we finally got into the room that it had just been cleaned as the floor was still wet. Additionally, paint was chipping off along the baseboards, the room was actually smaller than the room at the Grand, and it was necessary to lay our luggage on the floor since the room didn’t even have a luggage rack. Needless to say, this room wasn’t even as nice as the room at the Grand and the view was of the balco

Reviewed June 11, 2018
7.2
Very good
vartan from United States
Couple
Standard Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2019

Very good”

We did not stay at the ATHENS UM GRAND. We were told they were overbooked and were transferred to another Athens um hotel down the street. Very disappointing

Reviewed October 02, 2019
6.8
Good
Rebecca from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

Nice room”

This was a last minute booking and was not so close to the hectic part of Athens, rather it was close to Kalithea. I was able to get a massage for 10 euro which was a bargain and the location was close to the beach areas and Vonglia lake which was amazing. The room was spacious with a huge verandah and bathroom and good service from the staff and the room service. Located close to strip clubs which pleased my friends who stayed across the way at the newer hotel.

Reviewed August 22, 2018
10.0
Exceptional
Sameh from Egypt
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in November 2017

Excellent choice. Large rooms and shuttle on daily basis”

- Large clean and new rooms with all facilities - Free shuttle on daily basis hourly 2 ways either to Acropolis (center and also shopping area pr museum on walking distance ) or sea side - Great breakfast buffet - Reception are really helpful and welcoming - They provide a handy mobile to use wherever you go with free internet and international calls Highly recommend this hotel

Reviewed November 06, 2017
9.6
Exceptional
Natasha from Singapore
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in January 2018

Exceptional”

Good location and clean room. Walking distance to metro. Near central. We stayed in this hotel on 2 occasions and were offered 2 different rooms on second and fifth floor. One downside is if you're staying on the lower floors you might be able to hear passing vehicles at night. The windows doesnt seem to be soundproof.

Reviewed January 28, 2018
10.0
Exceptional
Ernest from United States
Family with teens
Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

Exceptional”

This hotel completely exceeded my expectations. We arranged transport from the hotel and they were on time and professional. Once we arrived, we were greeted with a welcome beverage and smiles from all the staff. We were upgraded to a Jr. Suite which was a welcomed surprise. Staff was helpful in recommending restaurants, tours and places to go. I cannot recommend this place any more. If it's available, book it.

Reviewed June 06, 2018
9.2
Exceptional
Devaki from Singapore
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

Clean, polite and helpful staff, great breakfast”

From the minute we checked in, the staff were extremely polite and helpful towards us. They showed us how to travel to and from the major attractions and back to the hotel. A very decent breakfast in the morning was sych a plus. Also we stayed in a very clean and spacious room on the 5th floor. They even have free transfers to the Acropolis! Definitely recommend :)

Reviewed June 01, 2018
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