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Arethusa - Athens

6-8 Mitropoleos Str- 12 Nikis Str, Athens, Greece, 10563  show map
 3 stars
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Arethusa - Athens

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

TV

Internet television

Elevator

Lift

Kitchen facilities

Mini-fridge

Overview

Located in the center of Athens, the 3-star Arethusa Hotel offers classic rooms. Operating in Athens since 2000, this hotel features Roman architecture and modern comforts.

The center of Athens can be reached in 20 minutes' walk from the hotel. Such Athens sights as Syntagma Square and Acropolis are all within reach.

There are shopping places, such as a flea market, commercial centers and a market nearby.

Offering fast and easy access to a museum, a theater and a cathedral, the hotel is 5 minute walk from Panepistimio subway station.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 87 rooms equipped with free wireless internet, a heating system, a laptop-compatible safe, television with satellite channels and a work desk. Rooms come with a splendid view on the city. The rooms offer a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start a day with a hot hot buffet breakfast in the dining area. American dishes are served in the garden restaurant. The snack bar serves drinks from 6:30 am till 23:00 pm. The venue is set next to a metro station and 100 meters from Indian Kitchen and Avocado with a broad selection of dishes.

Services

Guests can rent cars on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   87.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12.30 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

6-8 Mitropoleos Str- 12 Nikis Str, Athens, Greece, 10563

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City Centre
  • Athens
    5000 ft
Train Stations
  • Monastiraki Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Omonia Railway Station
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • Syntagma station
    700 ft
  • Syntagma Metro Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • O Tzitzikas & o Mermigkas (cuisine: Greek)
    100 ft
  • Furin Kazan (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
Parks
  • National Garden
    1500 ft
Beaches
  • Arillas Beach
    2700 ft
  • Almyros Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12.30 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    87

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Rooms and availability

Arethusa photos Room
Leisure Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:In-room safe
  • Living room
  • Electronic key card
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Radio
Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Arethusa photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Living room
  • Electronic key card
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Radio
Arethusa photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Living room
  • Electronic key card
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Radio
Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Superior Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Comfort Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

DOBLE (TWIN/MATRIMONIO) ESTÁNDAR. BED & BREAKFAST. Bar/Pvp rate. Non refundable

Economy Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Arethusa Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Hadrian's Arch1000 ft
  • Greek Parliament1000 ft

Popular areas

  • Syntagma Square400 ft
  • Adrianou Street1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Instituto Cervantes400 ft
  • Ministry of Finance400 ft
  • Mikro Pallas Theater700 ft
  • Cypriot Embassy Athens700 ft
  • Thanassis Frissiras Gallery1000 ft
  • Plaka1000 ft
  • Roman Agora Forum1000 ft
  • Athens Clue - Syntagma1000 ft
  • Athens Gallery1400 ft
  • French Embassy Athens1400 ft
  • Pandora Gallery1400 ft
  • Theocharakis Foundation1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Academy of Athens1400 ft

Museums

  • The Jewish Museum of Greece700 ft
  • Ethniko Estoriko Mouseio1000 ft
  • Greek Folk Art Museum Museo Ellinikis Laikis Technis1000 ft
  • Museum of National History1000 ft
  • Museum of the City of Athens1400 ft

Parks

  • Zappio - National Garden700 ft

Theaters

  • Mikro Pallas700 ft
  • Pallas Theater700 ft
  • Tzeni Karezi1400 ft

Galleries

  • Zoumboulakis Galleries‎700 ft

Underground stations

  • Syntagma station400 ft
  • Syntagma Metro Station700 ft

Local attractions

  • National Archaeological Museum 5100 ft
    Patision 44
  • Technopolis City of Athens1.0 mi
    Pireos 100 Gazi
  • Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theatre1.1 mi
    Arakinthou 33, Athens
  • Megaron Concert Hall1.0 mi
    Vassilissis Sofias Ave, Athens
  • Hellenic Motor Museum1.1 mi
    33 - 35 Ioulianou

Near the hotel

  • Hellenic Parliament 400 ft
    Syntagma Square
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier900 ft
    Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square
  • Acropolis2300 ft
    Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens
  • The Jewish Museum of Greece900 ft
    39 Nikis
  • Plaka District1400 ft
    The Plaka, Athens
  • Acropolis Museum2700 ft
    Dionysiou Areopagitou 15
  • Museum of Greek Children\'s Art900 ft
    Kodrou 9 Plaka

Restaurants nearby

  • O Tzitzikas & o Mermigkas100 ft

    Address: Mitropoleos 12-14
    Phone: (+30) 210 3247607

    70% likes this, based on 197 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 29

  • Avocado500 ft

    Address: Nikis 30
    Phone: +30.210-3237878

    71% likes this, based on 302 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 21

  • To Paradosiako200 ft

    Address: 4, Apollonos Str. Syntagma
    Phone: 210-3243220

    70% likes this, based on 70 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek

  • Furin Kazan200 ft

    Address: Apollonos 2
    Phone: 210 - 3229170

    72% likes this, based on 201 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 24

  • Indian Kitchen200 ft

    Address: Apollonos 6
    Phone: (+30) 2103237720

    62% likes this, based on 71 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12.30 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    87

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Arethusa Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Arethusa

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 819 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
8.0
Value
8.0
Dining
6.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    near metro station and express bus, acropolis is also not far

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    not one thing would not stay there again

    I belive they over charged me for an extra two hours in room 130 ure

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Location of the hotel in accordance with buses, trains etc and also the friendly aproach of the stuff

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Great position in the city, you could say closest hotel to the airport bus stop.

    very slow and small lifts

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Friendly, helpful staff. Always willing to help. Very centrally located. Clean and tidy housekeeping

    The bathroom, even though it had everything we needed, was a bit small. The same for the elevator, it could be a bit bigger...I Guess that can't be changed now. However a place we would come to and recommend to our family and friends.

  • Single
    7.8

    Excellent city location for facilities, restaurants etc. Well site so as to allow most points of interest to be covered by foot, and a feeling of safety during hours of darkness. Travellers beware of taxi rip offs !! Staff polite and anxious to help given some of the limitations of the Hotel. I would stay there agin mainly for its good central position.

    Bathroom facilites tired and in need of attention. e.g. no plugs for bath or basin, broken shower head, wiring questionable Didnt get a double room despite all sorts of promises. Breakfast tired, and very limited with items running out early on.

  • Single
    7.4

    The location is only about 2 blocks from the Syntagma metro station, and within reasonable walking distance of the Acropolis. The breakfast was quite extensive and varied.

    The bathroom was quite "worn out", and it was impossible to put the shower in its holder without the water pressure blowing the curtain out and water flooding the floor. When sitting on the toilet, the lid would fall onto my back & if I leaned back it would touch against the handle and start flushing! The wifi internet would not work in my room, despite there being a strong signal but it worked in reception - other guests had the same issue.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Perfect position, just can't be better

    Very noisy

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Location is excellent, with food, shopping, train station, places of interests and local attractions within walking distance.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The location is excellent - good coffee at adjoining cafe, delicious food at a restaurant just a few shops away, shopping at the next street, just a short walk to Syntagma train station and many of the tourist spots in Athens.

    The rooms are a little bit old and the shower curtains are a little too short so the whole bathroom tends to get wet when one takes a shower.

  • Single
    9.2

    Position perfect, very clean and spacious room! A bit noisy....poor breakfast. but everything else very nice.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Location

    An old hotel, poor shower, weak wifi signal on 7th floor.

  • Single
    5.8

    If I had wanted to explore the city the location would have been good. Early breakfast was also good.

    The room had only been cleaned at surface level - under the beds it was dirty and the decor was old and faded, making the room look shabby. The location was very central and as a result it was quite noisy at night.

  • Single
    7.0

    The location is excellent, you are walking distance from everything and even getting in town late at night I was could get there by metro. Is just 2 blocks away from it. Breakfast was good.

    The bed and pillow should be better. The bathroom was really small to take a shower and you need to hold the shower with one hand because it does not have a holder, that was not very nice. For sure you are paying for the location, I dont think the facilities are worth it.

  • Older travelers
    3.2

    Location. Good internet connection is free.

    Desk staff was unsmiling, indifferent. Room furnishings were primitive, cheap, and not clean. Bathroom was too sad to stay more than one night instead of the 6 we had reserved. It is rated incorrectly as a 3-star hotel, the price per night is a 3-star price, far higher than the 2-star rating this establishment deserves. Two blocks north of the Arethusa is the Astor, which was a far superior, truly 3-4 star hotel, for almost the same price as the Arethusa!

How to reach hotel

hotel Arethusa - Athens Athens location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

6-8 Mitropoleos Str- 12 Nikis Str, Athens, Greece, 10563

Get directions
City Centre
  • Athens
    5000 ft
Train Stations
  • Monastiraki Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Omonia Railway Station
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • Syntagma station
    700 ft
  • Syntagma Metro Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • O Tzitzikas & o Mermigkas (cuisine: Greek)
    100 ft
  • Furin Kazan (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
Parks
  • National Garden
    1500 ft
Beaches
  • Arillas Beach
    2700 ft
  • Almyros Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12.30 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    87

Hotel Awards

GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAthensArethusa

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Greece

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