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Athens Backpackers

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

Rating: 90% from 33 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 98%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities

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  • Great hostel in a brilliant location on a side road (quiet rooms) in the city centre. The staff are especially kind, always willing to help and give you nice tips about what to see and where (not) to go. Shame the rooftop bar wasn't open, but the sportsbar was a good alternative. I would definitely recommend this hostel.
  • 100%
  • 03 Apr 2015 Anonymous England
  • This is the best location for a hostel in Athens. My only complaint is the breakfast. But I have definitely seen worse ones than what is offered at this hostel. Staff is wonderful.
  • 94%
  • 24 Feb 2015 Loren USA
  • Nice hostel, excellent location. 15-20 minutes from Syntagma where the airport bus drops off and picks up. Two minute walk to the Akropoli metro stop, restaurants, post office and Plaka shopping area. Staff is very friendly. Rooms clean. Only thing is that breakfast is only rolls and hard boiled eggs.
  • 97%
  • 15 Feb 2015 Anonymous USA
  • The location and the staff where excellent! Breakfast was really poor..
  • 83%
  • 11 Feb 2015 Anonymous Greece
  • Great place. Clean, modern, free internet, breakfast, great location.
  • 91%
  • 30 Dec 2014 Juliana Brazil
  • Since the Athens Backpackers hostel was out of service for annual maintenance and I was advised when I arrived to the place, my opinions correspond to the place Athens Studios, where I was relocated at the last minute (!!!) through a sign posted on the closed door.
  • 83%
  • 23 Dec 2014 MAURICIO Mexico
  • Was moved to the Athens Studios because the heat was not working at the Athens Backpackers, but loved the Studios and the proximity to everything. Super nice staff and nice, large rooms with mini kitchen! The balcony was a great touch too :-) Great value...
  • 100%
  • 21 Dec 2014 Anonymous USA
  • great hostel all is ok personaly, I prefer when the bathroom is out of the dormitory (because noise) but the rest is super
  • 91%
  • 19 Nov 2014 Anonymous Belgium
  • very good hostel, clean and simple. close to main attraction in Athens, staff careful with visitors. points to be improved; breakfast very poor
  • 97%
  • 02 Nov 2014 RAfael Brazil
  • 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
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