Hotel Rio Athens

13-15 Odysseos Str., Athens, Greece, 10436  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Rio Athens

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The welcoming Hotel Rio Athens is set in Metaxourgeio district next to coffee shops, restaurants and bars. Hotel Rio Athens has been welcoming guests to its soundproof rooms since 1978.

In the center of Athens in the vicinity of Monastiraki Flea Market, Filopappos Hill and University of Athens. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Shoppers will enjoy quiet location close to shops, a market and a flea market.

Omonia underground station is only 1000 meters away from the hotel. Due to its location 25 km from Eleftherios Venizelos airport, fast access to the Hotel Rio Athens is provided.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 51 rooms equipped with a patio, heating, a private toilet, an in-room safe and a dressing area. Room facilities include coffee/tea makers, a small fridge and a dishwasher as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

A day at Hotel Rio Athens begins with a complimentary breakfast. Guests can unwind in the traditional restaurant, which serves fresh seasonal cuisine. At the spacious café bar guests will enjoy a selection of coffee and refreshments. Arxaion Gefseis and Alexander the Great Restaurant are situated in a pleasant area, about 150 meters away of the property.

Services

Hotel Rio Athens also offers cars and bicycles for rent.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature babysitting and cribs.

Internet

Hotspot wireless internet access is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   51.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa center

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Mirror
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

13-15 Odysseos Str., Athens, Greece, 10436

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City Center
  • Athens
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station
    2000 ft
  • Omonia Railway Station
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Metaxourgio station
    700 ft
  • Omonoia station
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Alexander the Great Restaurant
    600 ft
  • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Filopappos Hill
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Voula Beach
    1700 ft
  • EOT Beach Club Alimos
    4900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    51

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Rooms and availability

Hotel Rio Athens photos Room
Guest Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Heating
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Single Room (Without Breakfast)

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

Hotel Rio Athens photos Room
Triple Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Heating
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Housekeeping
  • Fire alarm
  • Wheel chair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

Triple room with child extra bed (3-12 yrs)

Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Heating
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • In-house movie
  • CD player
Room Description:

Double room with child extra bed (3-12 yrs)

Hotel Rio Athens photos Room
Standard Family Double Room
  • Room size:

    435 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Family - Breakfast included

Hotel Rio Athens photos Room
Family Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Hotel Rio Athens photos Room
Economy Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Double or Twin Basic Economy. ROOM ONLY

Economy 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

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Oracle at Delphi2300 ft

Popular areas

  • Technopolis1700 ft
  • City Center2300 ft
  • Santorini2300 ft
  • Mykonos2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Kreta2300 ft
  • Die Kykladen-Insel Naxos2300 ft
  • Paros: Insel für den Urlaub2300 ft
  • Die Insel Kos2300 ft
  • Apothiki Theater2300 ft

Train stations

  • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station1700 ft
  • Omonia Railway Station2300 ft

Convention centers

  • Stoa Vivliou2300 ft

Museums

  • Islamic Art Museum2000 ft
  • Islamic Art Museum2000 ft
  • Eleftherios Venizelos Museum2300 ft
  • Museum of Greek Children's Art2300 ft
  • Museum of Greek Children's Art2300 ft
  • Eleftherios Venizelos Museum2300 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Athens School of Fine Arts2300 ft

Theaters

  • National Theatre of Greece1400 ft
  • Emporikon Theater1400 ft
  • Emporikon Theater1400 ft
  • Athinais2300 ft
  • Apothiki Theater2300 ft

Underground stations

  • Metaxourgio station400 ft

Local attractions

  • The Acropolis Museum1.2 mi
    Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens
  • Parthenon 1.1 mi
    Acropolis, Athens
  • Numismatic Museum5300 ft
    Panepistimiou 12, Athens
  • Plaka1.1 mi
    The Plaka, Athens
  • Temple of Hephaestus5100 ft
    Agora, Athens

Near the hotel

  • Municipal Art Gallery1100 ft
    Myllerou 32 & Leonidou (Avdi Square), Athens
  • Gazi1900 ft
    AthensGreece
  • Pireos Street2000 ft
    AthensGreece
  • Museum of Islamic Art2400 ft
    22 Ag. Asomaton & 12 Dipilou St., Athens
  • Voula Beach1700 ft
    AthensGreece
  • Filopappos Hill2000 ft
    Southwest of the Acropolis, Athens
  • Hymettus2100 ft
    Kesariani AthensGreece

Restaurants nearby

  • Alexander the Great Restaurant600 ft

    Address: Megalou Alexandrou 3-7
    Phone: 210 5227990

    66% likes this, based on 106 reviews
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 27

  • Archeon Gefsis500 ft

    Address: 22, Kodratou
    Phone: 21052 39 661

    62% likes this, based on 22 reviews

  • Chau's800 ft

    Address: Agiou Konstantinou 66
    Phone: (+30) 210 9736500

    70% likes this, based on 26 reviews

  • Arxaion Gefseis500 ft

    Address: 22 Kodratou Str
    Phone: 30210-5239661

    68% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek

  • ELEVEN800 ft

    Address: Agiou Kostantinou 59 Marousi

    63% likes this, based on 20 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    51

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Hotel Rio Athens Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Rio Athens

Average guest rating

6.4out of 10
Good
Based on 34 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
7.0
Rooms
7.0
Service
6.8
Value
7.3
Dining
3.5

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    4.6

    Hotel is close to the subway station.

    The room was not clean, there were missing towels, toilett had to be fixed (flush not working). For south european standard even the breakfast that was included was sad to see.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    The younger staff at Rio Athens were very friendly and helpful, making effort to help us print, fax and copy documents without any charge. Nothing is too much for them.

    There was no soap in the bathroom, and the toilet stopped flushingon our second night. Also, there were no cups or kettle for drinking and boiling water.

  • Single
    6.2

    It is close to Karaiskaki square. The person at the reception was very friendly and fairly helpful.

    The rooms are a bit dark and not very welcoming. Seems like they have been built for whole families ( in our "double" there were beds for 5). We stayed for a night and it was perfectly fine but I would not recommend it for longer than 3 nights.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The Hotel Rio was perfect for our needs. We are all avid walkers so didn't mind the 30min hike to the center of Athens. You can take the metro as well as it is just around the corner from the hotel. The hotel staff made our stay comfortable and enjoyable. Especially Marco and Litza who were there for our every need. Day trips can be booked through the hotel also. The hotel is older and the rooms a bit small but we managed. Ask for the hair dryer at the front desk. There are lots of great little restaurants in the area. We felt safe walking in the area even at night. We would all recommend the Hotel Rio.

  • Single
    6.4

    Helpfull staff - they also printed out my electroonic flight ticket. Breakfast OK. Hotel in good condition (compared to the rest of Athens).

    Rather loud environment. Could hear traffic noise even at my room at the backside of the hotel. They charged 30EUR from my credit card after booking the hotel. In 7 days two times there was no room cleaning.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Nice and quiet hotel. Loved that hotel is not in a main tourist area. Although most reviews say its in not so good location (even locals said, its not the best area, but we didn't find any trouble), I would say that location is great. Everything seems to be just a little walk away. Loved that Gkazi area was really close by and taxi back to hotel was rather cheap. Maybe not the best hotel for families but definitely good one for young adventurous people. We are a gay couple and are really happy with our hotel choice.

    As read from some reviews, we got twin room instead of double room as booked. Apart from that everything was nice.

  • Single
    8.8

    The atmosphere is great! My first impression was... "this is soo greek" It's a small hotel that allows you to experience the atmosphere of the city and the country, with all it's advantages and disadvantages. For a true experience visit the hotel

    A little effort to make this hotel cleaner would improve my opinion further. I do understand that it is located in an old building, but further effort would be welcome

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The location was excellent for access to attractions and transportation. The staff was excellent. The price was quite reasonable. The dining and food was excellent, and the complimentary breakfast was tasty and sustaining. The courtyard provided a comfort zone with just a few steps to the bustle of the city. This is where I would stay again if we were to return.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The air conditioning in the room was not working, and was never fixed during our 3 day stay. We did not appreciate that.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    We stayed for a long weekend in the hotel in May 2011. Rio Athens it's a nice, friendly, not too expensive and well located hotel in Athens citycenter. The metro stop is just around the corner, metro station Metaxourghio.The staff (reception, bar & restaurant) are very friendly and help you as much as they can, the breakfast was really good, the rooms are clean and tidy. The restaurant and bar downstairs, serves lovely greek and Italian food, draught beer and refreshing drinks and cocktails .The breakfast is purely continental to suit everybody's tastes. The staff is welcoming and helpful and also extremely knowledgeable. From the hotel, you can walk to the Acropolis, the new Acropolis Museum, the National Archaiological museum near Omonia square and the Greek Parliament in Syntagma square and the main shopping areas within minutes walk in Hermou street. The night life area PSIRI and GAZI are very close too. Billy Redford San Diego,CA

    everything was good!

  • Pavan Chitumalla
    May  2010
    4.0

    The only positive point is that the hotel is very near to the metro station

    There are many negative points that I felt. The staff was not at all good... rooms are so small...breakfast was worst... and so on.. I definetly won't recommend to my friends

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Rio Athens Athens location
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Hotel Address:

13-15 Odysseos Str., Athens, Greece, 10436

Get directions
City Center
  • Athens
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Athens Railway Station-Peloponnese Station
    2000 ft
  • Omonia Railway Station
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Metaxourgio station
    700 ft
  • Omonoia station
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Alexander the Great Restaurant
    600 ft
  • Arxaion Gefseis (cuisine: Greek)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Filopappos Hill
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Voula Beach
    1700 ft
  • EOT Beach Club Alimos
    4900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    51

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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