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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here during 2 nights and very mutch enjoyed it. The room is spacious, very good bed, spacious shower, fast WiFi. The only negative is the noise from the street. You should have the window-door closed, but since I don't like to sleep with the airco on I have it open with that consequence. The hotel has a very...

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YesHotels, Guest Relations Manager at New Hotel, responded to this review

Dear simonsmidt Allow us first to thank you for choosing the New Hotel during your recent visit to Athens! Your kind words were so to our delight and we are more than happy that you enjoyed our Hotel, breakfast, your room, and our friendly associates and to read that our surroundings contributed to your satisfaction. Our rooms feature double glazed...

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Athens one night on our way to Naxos. The New Hotel is in the city center and a perfect place to stay to see all of the historic sights! The room was cozy and modern. We had a nice city view. I loved the roof top restaurant and bar. The service, food and drinks were great! I...

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Dear Mel G Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We truly appreciate the time that you took to write this review and your kind compliments. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and experienced such wonderful service from our team members. We can be nothing but grateful for your...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After reading raving reviews about the brunch at the New Hotel, we were excited to try it. Well, what a disappointment. The food was not bad, but it is grossly overpriced. And there is very little variety. 16 euros for plain scrambled eggs with a slice of salmon on top? No thought put into it, no inspiration. The worst part...

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Dear 250vickyg, Thank you so much for sharing your Brunch experience at New Hotel. It is always our aim to offer an unforgettable gastronomic experience to all our guests and we are really sorry that we were not able to meet your needs - especially the slow service for which we sincerely apologize. However, please allow us to mention that...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I choose this hotel because it seemed to be in walking distance to the Akropolis which it is. And from the price performance ratio point of view I made the right choice. The room was in a modern design and had everything, even though it was a bit small. So was the bathroom. I am more used to big bathrooms...

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YesHotels, Guest Relations Manager at New Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wolfgang_FFM, It is a great pleasure to read you enjoyed the strategic location of the hotel and the neighborhood as well as the room design. It was a pleasure having as a guest and hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Irini Antoniou Guest Relations

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We travel around the world and prefer boutique hotels. This hotel encompass all the things we look for. The combination of architecture, design and art is outstanding. The location couldn't be any better. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The level of housekeeping was, also, top. The only thing that we missed was a coffee/tea maker in the room.

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YesHotels, Guest Relations Manager at New Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Exxk Thank you so much for sharing this kind Review and for recommending NEW Hotel. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards, Irini Antoniou Guest Relations

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for two nights with my partner during NYE holidays. We never heard the word "no", which reminds me the quite famous hospitality proverb "The answer is Yes, Sir, now please ask me the question". So yes... This is a YES hotel. Great breakfast, nice ambience. I have stayed 15 years ago in the hotel that used to be in...

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YesHotels, Guest Relations Manager at New Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NikRhodes Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We truly appreciate the time that you took to share your experience and your kind compliments. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and experienced such wonderful service from our team with whom we will share your kind words. We look...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The hotel is surrounded on three sides by streets with traffic, particularly heavy in the front. Window sound insulation is poor. No matter where your room is you will hear traffic noise constantly. Otherwise fine....

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Dear Daoda Thank you for taking the time to share your review. New Hotel's location is considered one of its biggest assets according to our guests - close to Syntagma square and within walking distance from Plaka and the Acropolis. Our rooms feature double glazed windows to keep noise at a minimum level considering the hotel's central location. For future...

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

You feel welcome when you enter the super smart creative cool hall. Friendly smile, easy check in, nice welcoming information and a small wonderful pice of chocolate.. Waw. Rooms clean, smart and very cosy at the same time. Nice atmosphere. Top level with a nice Mediterranean restaurant with a wonderful view. A super nice small hotel with its own modern...

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YesHotels, Guest Relations Manager at New Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jørn S We are always very proud to read such wonderful and appreciative reviews! It is our aim to create unforgettable experiences to our guest and are delighted when we get to succeed! Once again, thank you for your review and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Irini Antoniou Guest Relations

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 13 January 2017

everytime when I am Greece I am amazed by the level of service and positive energy of Greek people who manage to smile to life and it is definitely paid off. this time during all my stay at New hotel which is quite modern, avangard and very qualitative starting from the interior of the entrance and dinishing with choice of...

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Dear ihesapci Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review with us. We are delighted to hear that you received such wonderful service while with us, enjoyed the unique design of Campana brothers and found that all details were tended to during your stay. Please advise us when you plan to visit Athens again as we would...

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 12 January 2017

New Hotel is a recent rather arty renovation. You may like the decor or not (I had mixed feelings), but the amenities function well throughout the property. The rooms are clean, elegant and practical. The staff is VERY courteous, efficient and helpful. The location is top notch for a short stay. We loved it.

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Dear 948victor Thank you very much for sharing your kind review. Since the hotel's founding, we always aimed to deliver comfort and hospitality to our valuable guest and we are very happy to read through your review that you enjoyed both. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Irini Antoniou Guest Relations

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Staying in Syntagma

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Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Hotel is located 200 meters from Syntagma (Constitution) Square, the most central part of Athens, a center point to the daily activities of all Athenians. An ideal location to get the best of Athens, from ancient to modern times. New Hotel, a deluxe property totally designed (with exclusive furniture) by Campana brothers. 79 rooms & suites in total, featuring a strong and authentic Greek design concept within the rooms under the perception of the Campana brothers. ... more   less 

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Address: 16 Filellinon | Syntagma Square, Athens 105 57, Greece (Formerly Olympic Palace Hotel)
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Syntagma
Price Range: €171 - €306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — New Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 79
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Olympic Palace Athens
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#1 Green Hotel in Athens
#3 Business Hotel in Athens
#5 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#5 Family Hotel in Athens
#6 Romantic Hotel in Athens
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“The rooms all have blackout shades.”
kathleenp763, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing either of the side streets are a little quieter.”
Stamford_Rachael, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“One with a balcony, go to the bar and watch the lights come on. Sunsets are wonderful”
jjnemitz, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Acropolis”
mering2014, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I guess oe can ask for a room with a full view of the Acropolis and sure they will accommodate if possible.”
Douw, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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