Location. Situated within the city's historic walls, Hotel Athena is near the Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Basilica di San Domenico, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and Torre del Mangia. Castello di Brolio is a 40-minute drive away. Hotel Features. Located within walking distance of Siena's main attractions, Hotel Athena provides a concierge desk and 24-hour front desk with safe-deposit box and a conference and meeting room. A few steps up from the reception desk are several seating areas with leather couches and a flat-panel TV. An elegant restaurant is available on site. Offering sunset and countryside views, a rooftop terrace is adjacent to the hotel's bar. Room service is available around the clock. Guestrooms. All 100 guestrooms at Hotel Athena offer free WiFi. Televisions include satellite channels and free movie channels. Minibars, in-room safes, and complimentary newspapers are provided. Private bathrooms are equipped with showers or bathtubs, bidets, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries. Irons and ironing boards are available on request. Rooms offer air conditioning and windows that open.
Location is excellent
Pros: very easy walking access to main points of Siena
Cons: Underground parking lot is too narrow to enter.
Pros: The front desk was wonderful - so friendly and helpful. Breakfast was also fabulous.
Cons: Wifi very poor