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4.4 out of 5

"Great stay at a very clean and well located hotel! " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 16 Sep 2019

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Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£32* Per night/room 17 Dec - 18 Dec

Single Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Faros 1 Hotel's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Port of Piraeus. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a bar. Built in 1980, this 3-star hotel has 42 rooms over 8 floors. Free WiFi and minibars are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with minibars, room service (during limited hours) and phones
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy Greek cuisine while dining at Faros
  • Continental breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests have great things to say about the value of their stay and the location
  • Just a 4-minute drive from Port of Piraeus and 11 minutes from Alimos Marina
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Faros 1 Hotel ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Faros 1 Hotel

Everyone (9) Couples (7) Other (8) Friends (1)
5 out of 5
Great stay at a very clean and well located hotel!

Posted by on 16 Sep 2019

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5 out of 5

Nice hotel closed to the beach

The hotel staffs are so nice and polite. And will stay this hotel more when I come back.

Posted by , from Hanoi on 28 Sep 2017

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5 out of 5

Comfortable and central

Pros: I loved the service of staff and the location as well as our spacious and comfortable room.
Cons: The general area and street of the hotel did not feel the safest but that did not impact our visit.
Location: The port and the metro are very close and there are decent shops along the port as well as lovely cafes and bars.
After a 6 hour ferry journey from Ios we chose a central hotel within walking distance of the port. It was a 15 minute walk which was fantastic as taxis are very expensive. We were greeted on arrival and our room was gorgeous for only €48 we were given two complimentary drinks to our room. We had two double beds it was very spacious and the air conditioning and wifi worked perfectly. We ate at the hotel which was very affordable big portions and very friendly staff with good English. Although the area was quite rough it is very central and we felt very safe in our hotel just not safe enough to have a wander around at night time.Overall the hotel itself was extremely comfortable and a great experience in a perfect location as we also walked to the metro the next day within 20 minutes.

Posted by , from Ireland on 20 Jul 2017

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5 out of 5

Very friendly hotel

We really enjoyed our 4day stay ,The hotel was very clean and bright ,the staff were all very friendly and helpful,the service was really good with lots of extras,a free sangria on arrival ,unexpected free yoghurt desserts after dinner,the food was good and reasonably priced We booked very last minute and we hadn't realised that we would have to go into Athens by public transport ,it wasn't a problem for us as there are good tickets for the metro etc ,it was a bit of a scruffy area but ideally situated for the port to the islands

Posted by , from Istanbul on 17 Nov 2016

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5 out of 5

Wonderful

Pros: Everything a lovely little place very clean the staff very pleasant and helpful
Cons: Everything the cleaness and the price was very reasonable
Location: Near the port

Posted by , from cyprus on 8 Oct 2016

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5 out of 5

Ideal location

Ideally located close to the port of Piraeus with friendly efficient staff and a huge breakfast available for those with early morning appetites. Nothing has ever been too much trouble for the staff (they even make ferry reservations for you). I always use this hotel when returning from the Islands en route for the airport and have never been disapointed.

Posted by on 31 May 2015

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4 out of 5

Great stop-over in Piraeus

I use this value for money hotel in Piraeus every time I travel to the Greek Islands and have never had a problem. Rooms are clean, staff are friendly, it is well placed for the port and one of the best Thai restaurants outside Bangkok is almost opposite.

Posted by on 13 Oct 2014

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4 out of 5

nice hotel for reasonable price

room clean every day, friendly receptionist, modern and comfortable furniture

Posted by on 9 Oct 2013

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4 out of 5

Ideal

Clean, friendly, efficient, ideally located for all Piraeus ferries and keenly priced. What more could a traveller want?

Posted by on 7 Oct 2013

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4 out of 5

Good City Hotel

The Faros 1 is well located close to the main gates of Piraeus port but on a quiet side street. The hotel is comfortable and well maintained with a good choice of quality restaurants and bars within a 10 - 15 minute walk to the Zea Marina, where the locals come out at night to promenade. Good as a base for visiting Athens' historic sights or for doing day excursions to the nearby islands

Posted by on 25 Jun 2013

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Faros 1 Hotel also features tour or ticket assistance, room service (during limited hours), and a lift. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Piraeus hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1980
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) (49.6 km / 30.8 mi)
  • Train station: Piraeus Railway Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Faros 1 Hotel offers 42 forms of accommodation with minibars and blackout curtains. This Piraeus hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Faros – This restaurant specialises in Greek cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving via bus on Route X 96 are advised to disembark at Dimotiko station, the nearest bus stop from the hotel. Guests arriving by metro should disembark at Monastiraki station and transfer via train for Piraeus. Piraeus port is a 10-15 minute walk to the hotel: from the port, continue on Akti Miaouli Street toward Gate 10. There, cross the road for Skouze Street, and continue on Skouze for 2 blocks. Turn right on Notara Street, where Faros 1 is located. For Faros 2, continue past Faros 1, and turn right on Kolokotrini Street. Faros 2 is the left.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No on-site parking is available

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property Registry Number – 0207K013A0209500
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 7 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Faros 1
  • Faros 1 Hotel
  • Faros 1 Hotel Piraeus
  • Faros 1 Piraeus
  • Hotel Faros 1
  • Faros 1 Hotel Hotel
  • Faros 1 Hotel Piraeus
  • Faros 1 Hotel Hotel Piraeus

You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
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