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Less crowded port in Athens area

Every year, we were taking the boats to the Greek Islands from Piraeus. This year, thinking it will... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
TrWorldTraveler
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Bloomington, Indiana
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Plenty of places to eat, drink and coffee

Busy port when ships are loading/unloading. Outside of those hectic times there are plenty of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
aok47
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This old town port has some very nice picture opportunities Restaurants, Bars, and a square, well worth a visit we ended up in the area 5 evenings out of seven, would recommend even the different range of accommodation in the area. And it's near Athens...More

Thank mrchrismullins2018
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is not a review of the excellent Rafiana port but ofMiami Hotel at Mati, just a short taxi ride away from Rafina port. There are tow hotels at Rafina but if full ring to Miami Hotel at Mati. The hotel is small and welcoming...More

Thank scottlee2001
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Every year, we were taking the boats to the Greek Islands from Piraeus. This year, thinking it will be easier to reach from the Athens airport, we decided to stay by the Rafina port. It is not crowded like Piraeus, much easier to take the...More

Thank TrWorldTraveler
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Busy port when ships are loading/unloading. Outside of those hectic times there are plenty of coffee places as well as restaurants if you are hungry. There are fishmongers also where you can buy fresh fish and other seafood.

Thank aok47
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Not a nice experience on the way going and coming. You are in the middle of a parking lot, trying to servive amidst cars and trucks. No clear notification which ferry goes where. There is a bus service, also with little information and unpleasant information...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Arrived at Rafina port to take the ferry to Tinos Island. Welcomed to a restaurant whilst waiting to travel...was offered a snack which we didn't really feel the need to have..just cold water was fine. But, pushed over the edge and had the pancakes covered...More

Thank Loolew
Reviewed 19 June 2018

dreary place - but may need to stay en-route to islands or back to airport. expensive hotels for what you get - bad experience. nice restaurant in port

Thank 50Auburn50
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It is a very quiet town but right at the port their are small restaurants with amazing sea food. It has the freshest and best Calamari i've had ever in all of Greece and the world. It is worth spending a day.

Thank horacedockery
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This is supposed to be the second largest port in Athens but there are no signs for anything....Too bad they have all the good things here in Greece but they are too lazy to use them

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Athens has 2 main ports. The biggest port is Piraeus and Rafina is the smaller port. However if you are travelling by ferry to Mykonos it is an hour shorter from Rafina. The main choice would be where you’re located. We were initially staying in...More

7  Thank Binxy87
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Krokker
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Response from smondas | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is the best way. We paid 40 euros.
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Response from Katy E | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in Kokkino Limanaki, near Rafina. Its perfect for kids, and there are only locals on that beach. it is not organized though
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