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Country house in Ancient Olympia

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Country house in Ancient Olympia

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.

The space

Designed by spanish architect Angeles Mira, this romantic country house is overlooking the valley of Ancient Olympia (the palce were the Olympic Games were born), just 200m away from the Museum and Archeological site.

A unique property set on green, peacefull hill where cultural heritage, nature and human passion have joned forces to create a wonderfull small House for 2 persons (+1 kid).

Cozy old furniture, cave bathroom, relaxing small pool, TV, WIFI, AC, fireplace, beautiful gardens, create an ideal environment, so our quests enjoy unparalleled feeling of privacy, hospitality and warmth.

The owner Thanos runs a local reastaurant just a few meters away, offering delicious breakfasts, greek delicacies and cooking courses.

Ancient Olympia was the site of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the Greeks. Olympia is situated in a valley in Elis, in western Peloponnisos (Peloponnesus), through which runs the Alpheus River. It was a sanctuary with buildings associated with games and the worship of the gods. Olympia was a national shrine of the Greeks and contained many treasures of Greek art, such as temples, monuments, altars, theaters, statues, and votive offerings of brass and marble.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff


230 Reviews

Jeremy User Profile
November 2018
Overall the home was as pictured and really was an interesting, modern house. However, it really is NOT a winter home, which is why we did not give it 5. Thank goodness for the space heater the owner left because there was no dry wood for the fireplace (tried and failed to dry o…
Nicolas User Profile
October 2018
This place is an oasis to be in during your stay in Ancient Olympia. If you enjoy privacy this hits the spot! Comfortable and cozy to be in, beautiful to look at and the serenity of the environment all add up to a pleasant experience. Best to cool off after a long day at the sigh…
Adrian User Profile
October 2018
I have stayed in many airbnbs in many countries over many years. This was probably the best one, mainly because of the nearly unique architecture of the building, its charm, and its location: a secluded hilltop spot, nonetheless a short walk to Olympia and the archaeological site…
Bronson User Profile
September 2018
Loved our stay at this place. The space is absolutely amazing! It was well worth the long trip to Olympia. Wish we could have stayed longer! Thank you :)
Patricia User Profile
September 2018
This home exceeded my expectations. Has everything you need. Very walkable to the ancient Olympic site. Do yourself a favor and just book this home! I can’t wait to come back!
Glenn User Profile
November 2018
This was a really special and lovely place to stay. Unique in a way that kept us delighted every moment we were there. Do not hesitate to reserve this one of a kind little home. Thanks Thanos!
Zachary User Profile
September 2018
This place will exceed all expectations. Beautiful views and extremely comfortable livening space. You’ll never want to leave!

Hosted by Thanos

Athens, GreeceJoined in February 2013
Thanos User Profile
256 Reviews
I am a project architectural studio who shares his life between Greece and Spain while running "Touris Club" restaurant in Olympia.
Languages: English, Español, Français, Ελληνικά
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