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Minnesota
Reviewed 12 September 2014

My wife and I stayed here two nights at the end of our trip to Greece. The rooms were good sized and clean, bathroom had a tub and shower. The AC did not cool the room, not sure if the remote is there to make you feel like you have control or if it wasn't working but the AC had...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RDFtraveller, Thank you for choosing Plaka hotel for your stay and for your time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am glad you enjoyed the great location. Referring to your comment on the A/C, each room has an individual remote control . I am sure our staff took care of it. In very hot days it may need a...

Timisoara, Romania
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The hotel is situated in an excellent position: - You come straight from the airport by metro to Monastiraki station and from there on foot in 5 minutes is the Hotel. Monastiraki is at once central metro station in Athens - Within walking distance you found "Sintagma” square with changing of the guard and the Greek Parliament. Downtown Athens! -...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sandu G, We are thrilled Plaka hotel has added to your visit in Athens, being in such a great location. I thank you for taking the time to write a review that will help future clients make their decision. Rooms with "view of the Acropolis" are really special but a few and are booked very quickly. I am glad...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I recently stayed at the Plaka Hotel and all my expectations were surpassed. The hotel is centrally located and right in the midst of all the action Athens has to offer. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful ensuring that they attended to every guest at breakfast to see how they were enjoying their stay and offering to help plan...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear StephanieS, Wow! What a fantastic review! We are very proud that we met your expectations and that you have appreciated the "hospitality " of our staff. Therefore we have every reason to believe we will have the honour of seeing you or any of your friends soon. Thank you again. Best regards

Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Me and my friends had a great time at this hotel.... it was a business trip to greece and we will come back next month.... nice and clean hotel one of the best I've ever seen.... good location... definitely come back.... thanks for everything....

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mrzhangwei, Your promise to come back so soon is makes us very proud. Thank you for choosing Plaka Hotel. Please look at the offers we have on our website and now that you know us, please do not hesitate to make any special requests. Looking forward to your next visit. Best regards

Vista, California
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We stayed at the Plaka Hotel at the end of our Greece trip and it was a pleasant surprise. The rooms are very small but was very comfortable and provided us with everything we needed. The staff was attentive and very friendly. We received a welcome tray with wine, treats and water. They have a rooftop terrace with a bar...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Magdalena300 Thank you for 'highly' recommending Plaka hotel and for your appreciation of our staff as very friendly. We will certainly continue doing our very best so as to keep earning such wonderful reviews. We thank you for taking time to share your positive experience on T.A. Best regards

Reviewed 9 September 2014

Even if I had not had a room with such a wonderful view, I would still recommend this hotel. The room was spotlessly clean and comfortable. The breakfast was extensive and the whole place had a good atmosphere. The staff at reception were very helpful and considerate. When I had a problem with the computer, Eva went to the trouble...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JulianH, Thank you for taking time to share your experience of your stay with us with other fellow travellers Appreciating the efforts of our staff is the best award and we will surely pass it over to Eva. There will always be a place for you, but as the hotel is already very popular, please book well in advance....

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 9 September 2014

This hotel is in a great location if you're in Athens for the sights and shopping; easy access to the market at Monastiraki as well as the Parliament and the Acropolis, National Gardens, and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Also a short walk from may great little cafes and tavernas. And, as everyone says, the view from the rooftop bar is...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear P Julian P Thank you for staying at Plaka hotel and for taking the time to share your positive experience. As for your comment on our room size and bathroom, I would fully agree with you that we do not spend much time in the room. Still, if you need more comfort please check the two additional types of...

new york
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We had a wonderful time at the Plaka Hotel in Athens. It is located very close to the Monistiraki Metro, and is also within walking distance of the Acropolis. The rooms were spacious, clean, and quiet. What also made this experience special was the kindness shown to my family from the manager. We unfortunately lost some expensive personal belonging on...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tenniseyeguy, We are very proud to have earned your recommendation. Thank you for taking time to share the experience of your visit with us and with other fellow travellers. Plaka is is a second-generation family run hotel and we have invested a lot of personal interest ,so as to secure a pleasant stay, in good or unfortunate moments. I...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I recently stayed at the Plaka hotel during a visit to Athens with my son. The front desk stuff was really helpful and went above and beyond the call of duty. Specially, Eva, the lady at the front desk - she is extremely nice and did everything to help me. The room was clean and well appointed. I had a...

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Dorina S, General Manager at Plaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Izabel O, We are really glad to read that "you could't have chosen a better hotel" for your stay in Athens. I thank you for mentioning Eva, as she will be very happy reading that her hard work is recognised. Hope to see you again with your family. Best regards

New York
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We stayed in hotel Plaka for the last 2 days of August 2014 and it exceeded even great reviews I had read about it. We booked through Otel.com as their rates were lower than those from the hotel directly but the hotel manager Dorina Stathopoulou was very helpful providing advice and working with me during the booking process and answering...

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Dear Len I, We are very proud and honoured to have earned your first review on Tripadvisor. We will happily see you coming through our doors and be sure that will continue doing our best so that you may once again enjoy the same relaxed and hospitable environment of Plaka Hotel. Please check our website for offers as most of...

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Staying in Plaka

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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Most central hotel situated in Plaka district. Strategically located for visiting all main archaeological interests especially the Acropolis and new Acropolis museum, as well as Ancient Agora, Parliament, first Olympic stadium, Benaki museum, Cycladic museum, National garden. Two streets only away from metro station Monastiraki, with direct line from the airport and the port of Piraeus. 50m from the main shopping street Ermou and Plaka touristic shopping area with taverns and bars. Splendid view of the Acropolis from roof terrace not to be missed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plaka Hotel

Address: 7, Kapnikareas street and corner of Mitropoleos | Plaka / Acropolis / Syntagma / Monastiraki, Athens 105 56, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Plaka
Price Range: ₹ 4,771 - ₹ 13,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plaka Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Athens Hotel Plaka
Plaka Hotel Athens
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Athens
#10 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#16 Business Hotel in Athens
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“try the superior”
 of 5 bubbles Howard_CRochdale, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good. Superior rooms are larger and have a balcony and there are also rooms with a view of the Acropolis.”
 of 5 bubbles MarHod, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Superior balcony did NOT have a view”
 of 5 bubbles sandybaham, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking Mitropoleos St, on a high floor with balcony are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Sue_P_Australia, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Exterior Lighted "PLAKA HOTEL" sign is on the "09" Stack. Curtain masked it, but it's there.”
 of 5 bubbles jleeo5850, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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