As a deaf person I find it difficult to communicate with new people particularly in a different country. The owners were superb as were all the locals in that nothing was too much trouble. If I didn't understand then people were only too happy to repeat what was being said.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Amazing rooftop bar, decent location"
Lots of restaurants/bars within 10 min walk, decent rooms, nice toiletries, good breakfast (fresh OJ).Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"The only advantage- close to city center."
Small room, terrible bathroom, hard bed and nosy people around- enough to make our stay unpleasant.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Fresh hotel stay"
Simply fabulous. The location is central to all the place of attraction, hotel decor is nice, breakfast is great. Is a four star hotel with a five star service. We enjoy our stay there.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great Service, Bright and modern design"
Really enjoyed my stay - area is a little dodgy from what I hear, but I was only out during the day and met no issues. The design of the hotel was really fresh and bright and the staff were very helpful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Superb City Centre Hotel, Perfection"
A ten minute stroll from Monistaraki station (which couldn't be easier from the airport) the Fresh Hotel lives up to its name. The building and its furnishings are contemporary and crisply designed. The staff could not be more welcoming or more obliging. Rooms are well appointed although a couple of chairs and a little table on the balcony would add […] to their amenity (particularly for smokers). No in-room coffee/tea making but that's a small complaint. The rooftop bar and pool area is as good as I've seen anywhere and the standard of food very high. Close to all the main visitor attractions (including the ancient Kerameikos cemetery, which you shouldn't miss- available on your Acropolis multi-ticket). Don't think about anywhere else in Athens (I've already booked a further trip, with my partner and three other couples). Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Amazing find in Athens"
If you are looking for a trendy and modern hotel, this is it. Fantastic location with amazing staff. The view of the Acropolis from the rooftop lounge - pool - restaurant is worth the stay alone. Close to shopping, the market and everything Athens has to offer. Looking forward to returning to this hotel in the future.Genuine Expedia guest review
"A great hotel, very central location."
We loved our stay in Fresh hotel...very modern with a lovely design and nice rooftop bar. Wifi only work on the roof of the hotel though...not in our room ...Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Most central hotel with a pool"
We were worried about this hotel following the reviews, but we stayed for five nights and had absolutely no bother at all walking round at all times of the day and night. This part of Athens is more gritty that the main tourist strip with graffiti on shutters and less interesting stores. However this is the side of town that the locals go to drink (ask […] for directions at reception). If you want a hotel with a pool, this is the most central there is with Hilton et al way out of town. If not, stay in Plaka the old town bit. Room was big enough for us, nice balcony and great breakfast. Pool is small, but welcome on a hot day and the sun area on the rooftop is great, with a lovely view over the acropolis. Would recommend to my friends. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Don't hesitate - book today"
This hotel is excellent. It's a modern hotel, with clean rooms and friendly helpful staff.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent value for the price."
Very well located hotel. Nice, Comfortable and Stylish room. Excellent breakfastGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel, centrally located"
Nice, inexpensive hotel. We booked a superior room which was a good size, but I wouldn't have liked it to be any smaller if that's the difference between standard and superior. Breakfast was good quality and a fair amount of choice. Gym is very small and pointless if you want to do any strength training. Centrally located-only 5 minutes walk to Monistaraki, […] but although I never felt threatened, the neighbourhood isn't attractive Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Best thing is the staff at reception"
Reception staff lovely, couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast not great. Location is ok (the area isn't as bad as some have said). Rooms are small, fairly functional, could do with sprucing up a bit and the showers (which do have excellent pressure) do tend to soak the rest of the bathroom. Soundproofing isn't great - couple next door had a screaming […] row and we (and other guests even a few doors away) could hear it all. Yet again though, reception staff very helpful in sorting it out! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Lovely hotel, walking distance from the station"
Took the train from the airport & then only 10 minute walk from the station. Found hotel straight away. Very easy to get around the city & took the tram to the beach one day. Went on the open top tour bus which took us around the city & then changed buses & took the optional tour to the port where the cruise liners came in. Only negative thing was the […] time we were there, there were marches and protests. We bought tickets for the train to go back to the airport and was told the trains were on strike and we had to get a taxi. I think the hotel staff could have warned us about this, we were at reception twice that morning & if we were aware of this would have ensured we had enough euros to pay for the taxi & given ourselves more time as the traffic was terrible with all the main roads closed off. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good location and value"
Within walking distance of all the main sights in Athens and a few minutes from the nearest stop for the red hop on hop off bus. Nice roof top pool with great views and comfortable sunbeds. Breakfast was very good hot buffet and included freshly squeezed orange juice, plenty of fruit and Greek yoghurt. All staff were friendly and helpful. Our room on […] the 7th floor was a good size with nice décor and toiletries - the balcony didn't have any chairs and no one seemed to use their balconies but went up to the roof for drinks and meals. Cocktails were good but quite expensive. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Trendy hotel in a very unusal location"
A cool & hip hotel in a very dodgy location, if you accidently walk in the wrong direction you could be in trouble but conveniently located to alot of places of interest. Staff are very friendly & helpful in many ways in making your stay as comfortable as possible.Rooms have a minimalist approach to its decor which is the theme of the hotel. Have a […] great roof top pool/restaurant/bar which is great to have in the sweltering heat of Athens in the middle of Summer, with a fabulous view of the Acropolis.The food & cocktails at the roof to restaurant were the best that I had during my stay in Athens.This little Pop hotel gives you value for money but at a price of its location! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent Hotel in a central location."
We, a family of five including three teenagers, stayed for seven nights in August. We had adjoining executive rooms on the eighth floor: this was enough space though the bathrooms are small. The pool on the roof is small but a good place to cool down after a hot day sightseeing; the rooftop bar has good views over Athens and is a good place to eat […] on your first night in the city. The buffet breakfast is plentiful though the coffee would not win any prizes. The staff are friendly and helpful if you want to book a trip though with free wifi you can do this yourself. One negative is the lifts: too small and slow. One evening we arrived behind a US party with enough bags for a year away so we walked up to the eighth floor faster than the lift would have been. The area is not the prettiest part of Athens and is a little seedy but felt perfectly safe. You can see the Parthenon from the roof and be there in 20 minutes. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Fresh Hotel Stay 28.07.13 - 05.08.13"
Hotel is very good. Extremely central to everything you need. Two metro stations within 5 minute walk of hotel. Staff are very friendly and always willing to assist. Breakfast is excellent with plenty of variety. Rooms are cleaned daily and kept clean. Bathrooms are OK. Could do with a refresh. Pool area is just OK but it definitely is value for money! […] Overall I would 100% recommend this hotel and would stay here again! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Loved this hotel, clean, comfortable, amazing location. Staff were efficient, and rates were reasonable given it is in the heart of Athens. Roof top bar and pool added a bit of extra luxury at the end of our hectic month of travelling! I would definitely stay at Fresh again and recommend to friends and family.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Great hotel, location, breakfast and smiles at the reception !Genuine Hotels.com guest review
great hotel just the conditions surrounding the hotel was dissapointingGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good hotel in Athens. I enjoyed my stay."
Very good all round hotel. Breakfast most enjoyable and staff at breakfast most efficient and pleasant. Poolside was also very enjoyable. Hotel is clean and tidy and there was always someone at reception to assist.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Wish I had more time"
I was only in Athens for one night. When I saw the pool area when I was leaving I wish I had a few hours to enjoy it. It was first rate and looked so relaxing and chic.The front desk people could not have been nicer and there was a really cool art opening in the gallery attached to the hotel. I'm an artist from the USA and this really excited me. The […] only negative thing I can say is simply that the lobby looks like it could use a freshen up. The furniture, though cool, was a little worn out.I would definitely stay here again if I were in Athens. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Would definitely stay again!"
I thought this hotel was PERFECT!! I even rebooked to stay again on my return to Athens after island hopping for 3 weeks. The inclusive breakfast was AMAZING, the rooftop terrace/pool/bar was great, and after travelling around both Turkey and Greece for 2 months, I can honestly say I had the BEST sleeps overall at the Fresh hotel. Before I booked the […] fresh Hotel I read the previous recommendations on Expedia/trip advisor and a lot of people complained about the location...I couldn't disagree more. I was refreshing to stay in a local neighbourhood and if you have ever travelled to any big city before (LA, Vancouver, NYC, Barcelona, etc) you will see the same things there. If all you want to see are streets packed with TOURISTS than maybe stay in Plaka, but if you want authenticity, stay here. Added bonus? It's 2 blocks from the metro which you can take all the way to and from the airport for 8 Euro. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
We found the Fresh Hotel is situated withing walking distance of the main sites. We especially enjoyed the breakfasts in the hotel. We had a meal in the roof top bar the first evening and drinks there twice enjoying the views over the city and the welcome breeze. The room was clean with everything we needed, safe, hairdryer, toiletries etc. All in all […] in lovely holiday in Athens. Thank you Fresh Hotel. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"If you detest cigarette odours stay away."
This actually is a very nice hotel, except for one thing. They claim to be smoke free. It isn't. And indeed they seem to make little or effort to keep it smoke free. The first time I stay in this hotel it was good - my room only vaguely smelt of cigarette smoke and there didn't seem to be any smokers in the hotel. However, the story was very different […] on my second stay. The first room I was shown to stunk of cigarette odour; and while the second room seemed to be OK, when I went to go to sleep that night I found that the bedding as full of cigarette odours. I did not have pleasant night sleep. To make it worse the hotel allows people to smoke in the bar/restaurant/pool area, which sits on the roof of the hotel. This gives rise to 2 negatives. 1. It means you can't enjoy a pleasant drink/meal at the bar/restaurant; and 2. it encourages smokers to stay at this hotel, which undoubtedly carries across to smoking in their rooms. On my last stay there w at least one chain smoker in the bar area. Tell me that this person didn't go back and continue to smoke in their room? I complained to the hotel staff, but without any satisfaction. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"First time visit to Athens"
Our stay at the Fresh hotel was very enjoyable ... access to hotel from airport via metro was very convenient ... Staff were friendly and helpful ... breakfast was amazing and the breakfast room was very bright and cheeryGenuine Expedia guest review
"Comfy beds, large bathrooms"
The room was clean and brightly lit. The bathroom was huge and I was exceptionally happy that the hotel acceded to my request for a bathroom with a bathtub. The beds were comfy and the pillows were of the right fluffiness. The hotel has a rooftop swimming pool and bar which was nice to chill with friends and the breakfast spread is one of the best I […] have had. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel, close to most sightseeing spots"
A very pleasant hotel. Very helpful staff, they made sure we had a map with the hotel location clearly marked and the locations of the major tourist spots. Everyone spoke excellent English (our Greek is very poor!). Breakfast was very good - always plenty of options and good service. There is a nice bar and pool at the top of the hotel - but the drinks […] are pricey as you might expect in a hotel (we paid more for two non-alcoholic drinks than we did for an excellent meal later that even). It was about an easy 15 min walk from the central Metro station (Monastakis) - which is on the direct line to the main airport. If you have a small case or suitcase on wheels, you can easily walk to the hotel from the Metro station if you are reasonably fit. Our room only had a shower (no bath) so make sure you request a room type with a bath if this is important. Saying that, the shower was excellent with a nice hand shower and a large rose main shower. The hotel has free wifi (as do many places in Athens) so that was really useful. The local area looked a bit run down, but we walked to and from the hotel at night over the weekend with no problems or any concern about our safety. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fresh Hotel is definitely Fresh"
The hotel was top class and the staff were extremely friendly. They made you feel part of a family! This is the hotel I will be staying at for all my future stays in Athens!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Comfortable hotel near to centre of Athens"
Room was very well appointed and comfortable. Great bathroom with luxurious toiletries.Check in friendly and efficient. Good buffet style breakfast. The hotel is a very easy walk from monastiraki and omonia metro stations and the sights of Athens. It is in a 'local' area near to the markets but as a single female traveller I felt very comfortable with […] walking into the central area of Athens. I would definitely stay again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Not bad for the price. Small rooms for North American standards, however it has everything you need. Excellent location. 10 mins away from Acroplis and Plaka. close to metro stations. Rooftop restaurant is amazing. I would stay there again.Genuine Expedia guest review
We stayed at the Fresh Hotel for 1 night after returning from Santorini mad before flying home. It was the reviews on hotels.com, combined with the good price that made me pick this place. We were not disappointed! Our room was beautiful and modern, the bed super comfortable and the air conditioning very responsive. The free WiFi was also great - fast […] and easy to access.. The front desk crew were always helpful. The rooftop pool area and restaurant were very nice and the food they serve was delicious! The only tiny complaint I have is that the hot food at the breakfast buffet was more like Luke-warm food, but the fresh orange juice pretty much made up for that. I would highly recommend this hotel for a night (or longer) in Athens. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"good central location"
Excellent, could walk everywhere, I saw no problems in the area , the rooftop bar with acropolis views is fantasticGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"A real find"
Great hotel - modern, comfortable, great location, good price, great food & pool. We stayed on our way to the Greek islands and it was handily located near the Acropolis, but alos centrally located between the airport where we flew in and the port where we were due to catch a ferry. Roof top restaurant had amazing food. Would definately stay here again. […] The surrounding neighbourhood wasn't amazing but was not as bad as some of the other posts seem to make out. For Athens standards it was pretty normal! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fresh Hotel - Review June 2012"
We had a very enjoyable stay at The Fresh Hotel. The room was very clean and functional. There was something for everyone at breakfast! The pool and Air Bar were lovely areas and very relaxing. The hotel is in walking distance of the Agora and restaurants.Genuine Expedia guest review
"well located hotel"
Reading some other reviews about the location before my stay, I was slightly anxious. However, the location although slightly rundown, felt safe during the day and night. It is just down the road from the greek stock exchange and is only 10 minutes walk from Syntagma Square. The rooms were clean, the showers very good and the view from the top floor […] bar very good. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fresh as a daisy"
Nice hotel very clean modern and vibrant. No real public areas. Did not find sauna. Staff disputed my special requests until proof eventually found. Immediate area seedy but 5 mins walk and lovely vibrant districtsGenuine Expedia guest review
"LUXURY - GROOVY BOUTIQUE HOTEL"
lovely place, wow, stunning terrasse with a view and a pool, excellent breakfast with more food than you can eat. Perfect location to take a walk close to main attractions.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"fresh hotel athens-clean and fresh"
We very much enjoyed our stay at the fresh hotel. The staff were wonderful and nothing was too much trouble. Such a clean, well presented hotel along with friendly staff " what more could you want". As for the area, yes it looks a little run down and deprived but no ones bothers you and we went out very late at night. Just take care as you normally […] would in any unfamiliar environment. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
アテネ市内の主要観光地はいずれも徒歩圏内で、地下鉄駅にも近く便利な場所です。町の中心に位置していますがメインストリートから一本奥に入っているため、夜になると人通りが少なくなり、夜遅く出歩くときは注意が必要した方が良いでしょう。また、私が泊まったのは道路に面している部屋だったため、週末は外で騒いでいる人の声や車の音などが少々気になりました。 ホテルの部屋は小さめですがインテリアはモダンで、手入れは行き届いています。レセプションや朝食レストランのスタッフも親切で、総合的に見てコストパフォーマンスに優れていると思います。Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"OK beliggenhed og pris, men kedelig og run down."
OK hotel meget tæt på main square og Akropolis, dog temmelig run down område... lidt uhyggelige slagtermarkeder lige overfor. Selve hotellet er småt, med super ordinær morgenmad, nothing special. Vi havde valgt hotellet for at kunne bruge det's gym, men den var så lille at det var ubehageligt. Næste gang betaler vi noget mere og finder et bedre ste […] d. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Πολυ καλο ξενοδοχειο και φιλικο προσωπικοGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"hotel moderno e funzionale"
Hotel moderno situato a metà strada tra due fermate della metropolitana, Omonia e Monastiraki. Abbondante la colazione. Personale molto gentile e pronto ad aiutare in caso di bisogno. Bella la terrazza con vista Partenone Il Wifi funziona molto bene nelle parti comuni ma meno nelle stanzeGenuine Hotels.com guest review
离中心很近，步行可达。 房间干净，早餐丰富。Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very Good hotel"
It lacked just an aeration in the WC Otherwise the stay was perfectGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Very nice hotel with good service. Hotel is very close the the old part of Athens but the surounding area is a little different than other parts of the city. Stay at this hotel before and liked it as much as the first time and will stay here again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"sehr zentral gelegen, sehr ruhig, super Frühstück!"
4 Tage während des Athen-MarathonsGenuine Expedia guest review
"Hôtel très sympa"
Nous avons passé 4 nuits dans cet hôtel. Il est très bien situé, a 5 min du centre. Le personnel est très chaleureux et accueillant. La salle de sport est bien équipée et une vue imprenable depuis la terrasse.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Modernes Hotel im Zentrum"
Wir haben einen Städte-Tripp nach Athen unternommen. Viele Sehenswürdigkeiten sind zu Fuß zu erreichen. Das Frühstück war sehr vielseitig. Der Service war einfach fantastisch. Bei allen Fragen wurde uns stets freundlich geholfen.Genuine Expedia guest review
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