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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2012

A nice cute little hotel in a very good location. It is very close to many of the tourist spots in athens. They have free breakfast and we liked their food so much. Nadine,their receptionist is very accomodating and very friendly.Me and my hubby stayed there for 5 nights and it was all worth it. We'll definitely stay there again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2011

i stayed there 7 december 2011 for 3 nights with my friend from rome.Excellent service,they clean the room twice a day ,the brekafsat was just so much and delicious.The location is just the best!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2011

I spent some time last week in Athens and stayed three nights at the Hotel Amazon. The best thing about this hotel is definitely it's location! We were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go from here: the Acropolis, First Olympic Stadium, Syntagma Square, Zeus's Temple, Markets and more. There is also a tram stop nearby the hotel, where... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2011

A fantastic location close to Syntagma Square,Plaka and within range of the Acropolis. Were guests on 2 occasions during a month trip to Greece in October.2nd stay coincided with the street riots and protests.Nadine the receptionist, not only looked for our arrival, in the midst of the tear gas and rioting by checking out in the street for us, but... More 

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Reviewed 13 November 2011

The pros: The staff is nice, the location excellent and safe (outskirts of Plaka and just near Ermou and Syntagma). The wi-fi is very good. The price was very good for central Athens. I had a queen size bed, and it was quite comfortable. The cons: The rooms are just too small, even by European standards. The bathroom is small... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We stayed at this hotel during the transportation strikes in Athens. The hotel was helpful in getting us a private car to take us to the airport to catch our flight to Crete. And the price was the same as a taxi. Hotel was clean, beds great and breakfast had a good variety of food. Plus the hotel was easy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

My wife and I stayed at the Amazon Hotel in October following the readings of Trip Advisor of economy accommodations in and around Plaka, including Parliament House, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and National Gardens. The rooms were well appointed with good furnishings and were clean and well kept. The location of the hotel was at the end of a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

This is excellent value for many reasons (EU33 per night single room rate). Great location about 3 blocks from Syntagma Square and therefore express bus to airport (EU5), Plaka area, main shopping streets, Plaka and Acropolis. On side street so quiet with good aircon and windows that open. Good decor and excellent beds. Bathroom small with normal European semi-circle shower... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2011

I & my wife visited Greece for the first time and not knowing where we were to stay, read a lot of reviews on hotels etc and found good reviews on Amazon Hotel.So we booked it and we are happy we did. The hotel was centrally located in walking distance to everything. I mean to say Plaka & Sytagma sq.... More 

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Helsinki
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Reviewed 18 October 2011

I spent two nights here in October 2011. I would say the hotel is about what I expected for the price (90 EUR/night) in a center of a European city. Nothing fancy, just average service and amenities, decent breakfast and a clean room and bathroom. The bed was quite comfortable and there was almost no street noise at all. My... More 

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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 )
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Hotel Amazon boasts a prime location in the heart of Athens, within walking distance of the major archaeological sites and Syntagma Metro Station. It offers 42 tastefully decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Amazon Hotel's air-conditioned rooms and suites are decorated in natural tones creating a relaxing atmosphere. They are equipped with a TV with satellite and cable channels, safety box and minibar. Some rooms enjoy spectacular Acropolis views. Amazon Hotel serves buffet breakfast, while there is also a bar and a cafeteria, where guests can enjoy their drink or a snack. The New Acropolis Museum is within 1 km of Hotel Amazon. The shopping district of the Athens centre is just a few steps away. ... more   less 

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Address: 19 Mitropoleos | Sytagma, Athens 105 57, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Plaka
Price Range: ₹ 3,701 - ₹ 26,527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Amazon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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#52 Family Hotel in Athens
#52 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#58 Business Hotel in Athens
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