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Athens Backpackers

12 Makri Street, 11742 Athens, Athens, Greece, Distance from city centre: 1.6km

Rating: 89% from 20 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 99%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 83%Facilities

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  • Bar none, one of the best hostel experiences I've ever had. Full stop. You just can't beat the rooftop bar with the view of the Acropolis, and once that closes it's a short walk down the road to their sports bar to continue the party. The staff are awesome. The rooms are clean. If you get the chance, do the walking tour with Georgios (?), who speaks passionately about his city and how the democracy experiment reverberates today. Do not entertain the thought of staying anywhere else.
  • 100%
  • 10 Sep 2014 Sean USA
  • We highly recommend Athens Backpackers. I am 53, my daughter is 25; we both loved it. I will caution about the address. We actually stayed at Athens Studios, at a different address. This was no problem (it was only about a block away), but our luggage did not make our flight. So when we gave AirFrance the address of Athens Backpackers, our luggage was not delivered to where we were staying. Just make sure you know the address of where your room actually is, to avoid any inconvenience.
  • 94%
  • 28 Aug 2014 gwendolyn USA
  • Really great hostel, location, cleaningless, atmosphere. Every time I go to Athens I stay there!
  • 100%
  • 10 Aug 2014 Anonymous Mexico
  • Great place, the staff is amazing I recomended
  • 94%
  • 12 Jul 2014 Javier nicolas Argentina
  • Some staff members were knowledgable and helpful. At least one didn't seem to know much when asked questions and the recommendations from that individual weren't always accurate. At the time she was the only one available to speak to.
  • 66%
  • 19 Jun 2014 Alexis USA
  • perfect location, nice roof top bar incl. view of Acropolis
  • 83%
  • 05 Jun 2014 Anonymous Austria
  • Very accommodating and fun!
  • 97%
  • 22 May 2014 Rebecca USA
  • The hostel is located in a great location of Athens, the staff was so kind and helpful,. all of them are very nice people.
  • 100%
  • 11 Apr 2014 Salvador Mexico
  • The rooms were clean and well maintained. the staff were good and kind too.
  • 86%
  • 21 Mar 2014 Ali Iran
  • I was support to stay here but I got "upgraded" to the studios location because of renovations. I did not like it. It was so impersonal and nearly impossible to meet people unless you wanted to go to their bar and spend money. No lounge area to hangout in. The kitchen in the rooms sucked. They only had butter knifes, no real actual knifes. The cleaning lady came in an hour and a half before checkout time to clear the beds. I felt they were trying to push me out.
  • 60%
  • 28 Nov 2013 Anonymous Canada
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