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Villa Athena

At a Glance

    Pros

  • perfect location to see the Valle dei Templi
  • phenomenal temple views
  • plenty of free parking

    Cons

  • service a bit detached
  • no fitness room
  • lack of information on local attractions

Villa Athena Review

The 18th-century Villa Athena, freshly updated into a sleek, luxurious place to stay, complete with gorgeous manicured gardens and swimming pool, holds a privileged position directly overlooking the Temple of Concordia, just a 10-minute walk away—an amazing sight both during the day and when it's lit up at night. Though the hotel's bar and lobby area are on the small side, the whitewashed rooms have either pretty blue-tile or polished wood floors, and many feature a balcony or terrace; just make sure to request a room with a temple view, since some overlook the dreary parking lot instead. The amenities are top-notch, too: the well-regarded restaurant serves up a bountiful breakfast buffet, and Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the hotel.

    Hotel Details

  • 21 rooms, 6 suites
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 04-11-2014

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