Hotel Villa Athena, Sicily
|Via Passeggiata Archeologica, 33, 92100, Agrigento, Agrigento, Sicily, ITALY.|
Description: Hotel Villa AthenaHotel Villa Athena is a spectacular boutique property located just 200 metres from the Temple of Concordia in the Valley of the Temples, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Recently thoroughly renovated, this five-star hotel is set in a late 18th century residence and offers luxurious accommodation in an unsurpassable setting.
Hotel Villa Athena's exclusive situation means that it is ideal for visiting the Valley of the Temples. Many rooms have spectacular views of the archaeological site, and the hotel's enormous gardens have revealed a number of remains, including an early Christian basilica and a marble Pluteus.
There are three exclusive restaurant areas in Hotel Villa Athena, The Terrace of the Gods, the Patio Lounge and Granaio di Ibla, proposing modern gourmet reinterpretations of traditional Sicilian dishes.
Hotel Villa Athena has 27 rooms and suites, all elegantly appointed and spacious. The rooms are air-conditioned, come with large luxurious beds and feature a range of amenities, including flat-screen TVs, CD and DVD players, safes and mini-bars. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and bathrobes.
Type of rooms: Hotel Villa AthenaClassic:
Queen-size bed, area with a writing desk and small armchair, 32" LCD TV. View of private garden or inner car park. Marble bathrooms with Sicilian ceramics with shower and/or bath. (Approx. 20 sq m).
Queen-size bed, king-size bed or two twin beds. 32" LCD TV. View of private garden or Temples. Some have a walk-in closet and private external space. Marble bathrooms with Sicilian ceramics with shower and/or bath; all the bathrooms have a window with a view of the Temples. (Approx. 25 - 30 sq m).
A queen-size bed or two twin beds. 32" LCD TV. Frontal view of the temple of Concordia and large private terrace or external patio. Marble bathrooms with Sicilian ceramics with shower and/or bath; all the bathrooms have a window with a view of the Temples. (Approx. 25/30 sq m).
A queen-size bed, a king-size bed or two twin beds. 27" LCD TV. Comfortable sitting area with 32" LCD TV; walk-in closet and private external space. View of garden. Marble bathrooms with Sicilian ceramics with shower and/or bath. (Approx. 30 - 35 sq m).
Large room with queen-size bed, king-size bed or two twin beds. Two 27" and 32"LCD TV screens. Some have a walk-in closet. View of private garden or Temples. Marble bathrooms with Sicilian ceramics with shower and/or bath. (Approx. 30 - 45 sq m).
Large room with king-size bed. Two LCD TV screens of 40" and a comfortable sitting area. This room is situated right in front of the Temple of Concordia and has a delightful private terrace. Marble bathroom with Sicilian ceramics with shower and bath. Window has a magnificent view. Approx. 50 sq m).
Spacious Bedroom (50 sq m) with a king-size double bed, flat screen 42" LCD television. Comfortable sitting area with 42" flat screen LCD television. Frontal View of the Temple of Concordia and side view of the temples of Juno and Heracles and ample private terrace. Bathroom made from Sicilian marble and ceramics with bath and shower.
An airy room with king-size bed and 37" TV screen. Spacious sitting area with a bar, 50" plasma TV, personal Jacuzzi, walk-in closet, and an ample terrace with a panoramic view of the whole archaeological area. Bathroom in marble with Sicilian ceramics with shower and bath. (Approx. 60 sq m).
All rooms and suites feature: Air-conditioning, Bathrobe, Pool towels, Telephone with external line, Hair dryer, Internet access (Wi-Fi), Mini Bar, Private bathroom & WC, Safe box, Terrace, Desk, LCD TV.
Number of rooms: 27
Official category: 5 stars.Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, CartaSi.
How to get here: From Catania Fontanarossa airport: 163 km.
From the centre of Catania: follow the signs for the Catania-Palermo motorway; go in the direction of Palermo for about 100 km; take the exit for Caltanissetta Centro and cross Caltanissetta, continuing in the direction of Agrigento for around 60 km. When you arrive at Agrigento, follow the signs for Hotel Villa Athena.
From Palermo Falcone and Borsellino airport: 133 km.
From the centre of Palermo:
Inland option 130 km: follow the signs for the A29 motorway, go along the A19 until the Villabate exit. Take the SS121 and then the SS189 in the direction of Agrigento. When you arrive at Agrigento, follow the signs for Hotel Villa Athena.
Coastal option 199 km: Go along the Palermo-Mazara del Vallo motorway in the direction of Mazara del Vallo. Take the Castelvetrano exit in the direction of Agrigento.
GPS Coordinates: 37° 17' 30.20'' N 13° 35' 28.84'' E
Nearest airport: Comiso Airport - 116km.