Hotel Neos Olympos
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Hotel Neos Olympos Athens Reviews
Not very impressed with this place.. Sep 17, 2011
This was the cheapest double room that we could find on any of the booking sites. At a price of 26€ including breakfast I was expecting very very little from this place.
We arrived late in the evening, and the guy in the reception was fast asleep. It was a great nuisance for him to help us with our booking, and to find a room. .
The room had 3 beds, a TV, and a sink. There was a separate toilet in the hallway. We saw cockroaches in the shower and toilet rooms, but they were fairly small though.
The room was fairly clean and the beds were OK. The television had a broken antenna(no attempts made to get a new one) ,but we could still get a few channels, including one with a great deal of immorality going on…
There was an aircon , but there was only one controller, which the guy in the reception had. He had to come up and turn on the aircon for us. I do not understand why they couldn`t just invest in a few new controllers, so all the rooms could have one. At one point during the night the aircon went off, so I had to go down to the reception, and get the guy to come up and turn it on again…which he was very annoyed about. I should be the one who is annoyed because I have paid for staying here in a room with aircon, and not even given any control over it. Over the night I almost froze to death because it was so cold, and with no chance of changing it. Another thing that was unacceptable is that the aircon was old, and the air coming from it stank of old, musty air with a strong smell of cigarettes.
The other complaint about this place is that the rooms were facing the busy street outside, without any sound isolation. We both had to sleep with plugs in our ears…but even that was not enough.
We did not get much sleep that night.
Breakfast was basic, but Ok and to be expected at this price level. I don`t think I have ever had any more diluted coffe then that before. Water with coffe taste comes to mind.
The following night we found another hotel which was exactly the same price, and fairly close to this place. I just can`t believe how much better this place was then what we had just endured.
- Free wifi and computers.
- Bad service and unfriendly staff
- Old cigarette stinking aircon, way too cold air and no controller to change the settings, or even turn it off!
- Noisy streets and non-isolated rooms
- Located in the shady part of town.
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affordable hotel/hostel Jul 22, 2009
The hotel is a little out of the way of the main sites and airport by car but by subway its an easy ride to most anything. When I arrived there was work on the airport subway so we took the bus more than we would've. The hotel is an older beautiful building and nicely decorated as well. We had a sink in our room with a queen size bed. The bathroom and shower was outside in the hallway. All the doors had locks but the shower has a weird nozzle and sporadic flow so water gets everywhere! Have your clothes hanging up. The room with the toilet is the next room over and thats where I went to change. The bed wasnt too bad to sleep on. lol, they have an air conditioning unit but it doesn't really work. The woman that works in the morning at the front desk was very informative of all that we wanted to see and should see. The subway stop is about a minute walk to the subway and about a 7 min ride to the Acropolis.
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Hotel Neos Olympos Overview
Neos Olympos Hotel is a beautiful building in the heart of Athens, in front of central railway station and metro, free fast internet access ADSL, large Coffee Shop, 24 hours reception, free luggage storage and fully air-conditioned. Hotel Neos Olympos' is situated in the heart of Athens in front of metro and the central train station. This traditional building established in 1938 was fully renovated in 2004 but still retains its traditional character. We offer 30 clean and spacious rooms (singles, doubles, triples, and quad rooms) most of them with balcony, many with private bathrooms and the rest with shared facilities. All of the rooms come with central heating, air-conditioning and TV. The reception is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to help you with every need or request. We are close to the metro, central railway station, flea market, Acropolis (4 metro stops,) Plaka, internet cafes, Greek taverns, shops, launderettes, travel agencies and night clubs. Free fast internet access ADSL Full air-conditioning Free fresh sheets and towels Free hot showers 24 hours per day Large coffee shop TV, air conditioning and central heating in all rooms 24 hour reception Free luggage storage (for as long as you are around the city or the islands.) Free safe for your valuables Information about your next move; how and where to go! TV lounge with satellite TV Cheap drinks and snacks No curfew Environmentally friendly Strategic location
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