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Melia Athens

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Welcome to Athens, where ancient history meets the vitality of one of the most exciting European cities. Indulge in the legacy of Greek hospitality which compliments the Meliá reputation and the Spanish heritage of passion for service. Whether you're here for work or just to stroll the city; this welcoming elegant hotel is situated in the heart of the intellectual part of the Greek capital. Let time slip away and explore ancient historic landmarks and discover the side street cafes and bookstores like a modern local philosopher.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Minibar
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Centrally Located
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
182Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
32Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
Exarchia
Exarchia is in many ways Athens’ best-kept secret, discovered by relatively few international visitors. Located behind the main University and Polytechnic buildings, it is unsurprisingly home to many students, intellectuals and politicos. This is reflected in the area’s vibrant street art and graffiti, which seems to cover almost every inch of wall space. Some of the best Athenian tavernas are located here, as well as its most alternative bars and underground music venues. You'll find political bookshops and quirky stores here, yet it is also a neighborhood inhabited by families and older folk. On Saturdays, punks and grandmothers alike head for Kallidromiou Street, nestled below Strefi Hill, to pick up fresh produce at the traditional laiki agora (street market).
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Professional, prompt, impecable & kind are the words that describe our experience at Melia in Athens. Stuff are knowledgeable with great disposition and attention to detail. Facilities are comfortable, fresh & spotless.
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Response from KleandraK1, Guest Experience Department at Melia Athens
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Departure63907936024, Thank you for describing such a fantastic image of our Hotel. It makes us feel proud and it is especially rewarding to read that we managed to impress you. A special mention to your compliments towards our staff, who were attentive to your needs during your stay. I will make sure that they all get the recognition they deserve. We believe it is the people that make a great hotel and we are proud to have a team who believe in providing a service from the heart. We would love to welcome you back! With much appreciation, Kleandra Kerimai Guest Experience Department
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Hotel's Favourite
We had a really excellent stay at the Melia in November. The hotel is north of Omonia Square which is very central and within walking distance of most Athens highlights. We were greeted by very friendly staff at reception and the check-in process was swift. The executive room
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Response from KleandraK1, Guest Experience Department at Melia Athens
Responded 4 Jan 2019
Dear Evis B, Let us say how grateful we are for your great review at Tripadvisor.com. We are delighted you had a wonderful experience at Melia Athens. It is a great pleasure you chose us for your visit to our wonderful city. Our Team works hard every day to provide the best service to our guest, and it is a great honour to know that they met your expectations. It has been a great pleasure for us to attend you. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon. Best regards, Kleandra Kerimai Guest Experience Department
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Great hotel, centrally located. Good breakfast. Fair price. Might be a bit noisy if you have a srteet view room despite triple glass windows. The staff tries their best for your comfort and is really helpful. There is free parking out on the street infront of the hotel reserved
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Response from KleandraK1, Guest Experience Department at Melia Athens
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Yannis N, Our sincere thanks for investing part of your time in writing such a great review about your recent stay at Melia Athens! We are glad that you had such a good stay with us and you enjoyed our service and comfort. We hope to welcome you soon! Kindest Regards, Kleandra Kerimai Guest Experience Department
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Let me start this review off on a positive. The staff are lovely. Friendly. Always wanting to help. Breakfast, although the same everyday, the food was fresh, the restaurant clean and one particular lady on the breakfast shift was somewhat bemusing to watch, although she did her
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Response from KleandraK1, Guest Experience Department at Melia Athens
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear AusTravelerInUK, First of all, thank you for taking your precious time and share your experience during your recent stay at Meliá Athens. We do highly evaluate our guests’ comments in order to constantly improve the level of service we strive to offer and your observations are really helpful to this intent. We are really happy to see that you enjoyed our attentive staff as well as our breakfast. Regarding the rooms allow me please to note that are recently renovated as well as some other areas in our hotel such as the breakfast area and the lobby are. We remain at your complete disposal and will do all our best if you decide to give us the chance to welcome you back, to make your stay an enjoyable and wonderful experience. Looking forward to seeing you, Sincerely yours, Kleandra Kerimai Guest Experience Department
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Modern 4* Hotel, very clean, staff friendly and very helpful. I booked a Supreme room. It was spacious, very comfortable bed and a lovely bathroom. Buffet Breakfast was fantastic. Location was fine. Easy Walking to attractions and shops.
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Response from KleandraK1, Guest Experience Department at Melia Athens
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear neilw497, Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review about your stay. It is always a pleasure to learn that our guests had a great stay with us and enjoyed our team's hospitality. We are delighted to know we were able to reach your expectations and make your stay enjoyable. We are looking forward to welcome you back at Melia Athens. With much appreciation, Kleandra Kerimai Guest Experience Department
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There are plenty of taxi's all on a meter I think it was about 30 Euros
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Is this hotel right in the center or near? Is it in a safe part of Athens?
It's off the tourist center of Athens but the Parthenon is only a few metro stops away. There are good restaurants nearby. The surrounding areas near the hotel are heavily vandalized with graffiti but don't let that put you off. It's quite safe to walk around the vicinity of the hotel at night.
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Is there an airport shuttle? And a ferry shuttle? What are the prices? Thank you.
Is there an airport shuttle? And a ferry shuttle? What are the prices? Thank you.
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"We didn’t need a view bcs came back to sleep in a comfortable bed ! :) "
"Quiet Room, Non-Smoking and No Interconnecting Door."
"get a higher floor room as you can't open the window the sound proof is very good though. "
"If you have the option of booking a higher standard of room then I suggest you take it!"
"Level experience room - worth the extra money"
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PRICE RANGE
US$95 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
GreeceAtticaAthensExarchia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
136
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