Booked this hotel due to the location and the room being right off the pool. Upon check-in it wasn't acknowledged that I was an Expedia Gold member and so no benefits were extended that I was advised of.
Upon entering the room after a very long trek down multiple hallways, entered the room to see it was not a pool view but overlooked a busy street.
The breakfast was very good with a large selection and beautiful view of the Acropolis.
On the final day of my stay in the afternoon as We were leaving for some site seeing, I was contacted by the front desk. The person that called said he received a complaint from Expedia that I didn't like the room (I filled out an Expedia survey online that I received asking about my hotel experience) I explained to him that I saw their pool view room on the hotel website and that's what I wanted so I booked it. He then explained to me that I had actually been "upgraded" to a better room. It clearly wasn't in my opinion. Anyway, he was very nice and offered to move us to a better view room and even a panoramic view room, which is extremely nice. Since we were headed out the door and wouldn't be back for many hours I thanked him but declined his offer.
In the future I would suggest that if the hotel wants to be part of the Expedia VIP program, they make sure they acknowledge their VIP guests and explain any benefits they will receive so there is no confusion.
Hotel is in excellent position at the feet of the Acropolis
and within walking distance to Plaka ,museums ,taverns ,amphitheatres .
It has a beautiful roof garden , but food there is a bit on the expensive side ,to be expected I guess
as the view is breathtaking
I stayed only one night and I thought it would be a waste, but even with a late night arrival it was a worthy experience. The staff are amazingly kind, and caring, the decor has the perfect touch of modern technology and style combined and the breakfast is the best I've had in Europe. I plan on going back next year and have already recommeded it to friends!
For a one night stay the hotel was decent, location wise very good about 5 mins to the Acropolis and about 10 to the Acropolis metro station.
Great free breafast and the view from the roof floor was perfect!
Traveller from New Jersey
The Austria hotel of Athens has been operating successfully since 1984, when it first opened its doors to the demanding Greek …More
On the southern edge of Plaka, the pedestrianised archaeological promenade skirts the foot of the Acropolis, cutting between the pine-covered slopes of Filopappos Hill and Herodes Theatre (built 2 AD), hosting open-air performances through summer. Close by is the New Acropolis Museum, designed by Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi.