Athens Studios

3A Veikou St, Makrigyianni, Athens, Greece, Distance from city centre: 1.8km

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Lonely Planet 2015 our top low-budget favourite-a couple of steps from the New Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis in the very best part of town…They feel just like home but with more facilities

The newest, cheapest way for families, groups and couples to enjoy Athens in luxurious, stylish, self-catering apartments that have everything you need - 2 min walk from the Acropolis from the award winning Athens Backpackers team. Hotel accommodation at hostel prices! Brand new and just opened!!

We have FREE wifi and ADSL everywhere all the time

LOCATION- Athens high rated accomodation with a LOCATION rating consistently over 97% on all the major internet booking engines.

Athens Studios are a brand new alternative to staying in a hotel. Imagine having your own fitted kitchen, stylish sitting room, great bathroom, Free ADSL phone connection, new high definition TV with satellite (deposit required), king sized bed, sofa beds and extra beds for your whole family or group and all for a price comparable to a good hostel. Better still, the Studios are close to the Acropolis metro station (2 minutes and 3 minutes to the Acropolis,) a short walk to the heart of classical Athens and in the very best part of town! Now you can discover Athens in absolute comfort and not break the bank! Downstairs, at street level, we have our own Laundromat and Sports Bar (all the Big Games! with Guinness and Fosters on tap)

Hot Summer Nights...
On the RoofTop Bar, you 'll get the coldest, cheapest beer in Athens, AB's famous Sheesha Bar with authentic Arabic Sheesha , Coca Cola, Vanilla, Apple, Sweet Melon and Coconut every night. And the best view of the Acropolis as the sun sets.

Remember Happy Hour is every night from 7-8 and Half price Cocktails Mojitos, Parthenon Passions 1 euro Icey Pints and free shots.

We accept credit cards at no charge to you.

Here's what you'll get:

* Sitting room with balcony
* Separate bedroom with balcony
* LCD TV flat screen (deposit required, returnable)
* Free ADSL internet con (from Nov 15th).
* New kitchen fully equipped
* Air conditioning and central heating that you control!
* Secure key card entry for Studio, lift and front door
* Designer decor and furniture
* Bed linen
* Cleaning weekly or daily, sheet change weekly.

Flexible sleeping arrangements

The reason we can give you luxury private apartments in the very best part of the city at budget prices is because we have flexible sleeping arrangements. If you have booked for more than 2 people, your accommodation may involve bunk beds or comfortable sofa beds.

ESSENTIAL READING If you don't find the dates and days you are looking for its always worth Googling Athens Backpackers finding our website and checking for availability. We always have emergency beds available for you to book!!! Athens Studios and Athens Backpackers are brought to you by the same Award Winning Management Team and are only 3 min walk from each other. Your free to drink in either of the bars, do the tours etc at either property!!!

When you arrive...

The office at the Athens Studios is open from 8 am to midnight every day; if you are arriving at a different time, please pick up your swipe cards from the Athens Backpackers at three minutes walk from the Studios (Directions also available from the studio front door!)

ALL CANCELLATIONS need to be received in writing and responded to 48 hours prior to our 2 pm check in time. Cancellations only through email

'WARNING Beware of pick pockets at Airports, Ports and the Metro
DO NOT talk to 'officials' on the street, pretending to be tax, tourist
other authorities. It is a trick to rip you off or scam you. Just keep

The reason we can give you luxury private apartments in the very best part of the city at budget prices is because we have flexible sleeping arrangements. If you have booked for more than 2 people, your accomodation may involve bunk beds or comfortable sofa beds.

ALL CANCELLATIONS need to be received in writing and responded to 48 hours prior to our 2 pm check in time. Cancellations only through email

Athens Adventures.

There are some amazing places in Greece, let us take you to them! Our
team has the best answers for daytrips in and out of Athens and our
guides are young English-Greeks, so you can really get into the
history and learn a lot.

Here is our itinerary until August.
Note the leaving times of the tours, theyre not all the same!
Day tours included guide, private transport, entrance fees and picnic lunch.
Book on arrival subject to availability.
Payment in cash only upon booking. You can sign-up at Athens
backpackers or studios.

Athens Adventures walking tour

walking tour leaves Athens Backpackers everyday 10.15am returns
12.30-1.00pm only 5.euro

Just arrived? Let us take you around this fascinating city and tell
you a few stories. From politics to plumbing, the ancients invented it
all and right here in Athens! Youre shown the streets by a young
local who can answer all your questions and show you where everything
is, essential stuff!

Leaves Athens Backpackers 9.00am returns 7-8.00pm

Nafplio, Palamidis castle, sweetwater bay and the Corinth Canal. 50.00 euro

Deep in the Peloponnesus lies Nafplio, an ancient town situated on a
pinnacle of land pointing into the Mediterranean sea. Awash with
history, its Venetian cobbled streets contain remnants from past
civilizations and religions; its like a huge open air museum. Nafplio
lies in the shadow of the largest fortress in Greece, Palamidis. We
climb (optional!) the 999 steps to the castle entrance and explore the
labyrinth of tunnels and parapets. Sweetwater bay is a deserted sandy
cove beyond Palamidis.
After a day of exploring there is nothing better than a swim and a
picnic on the beach.

Leaves Athens Backpackers 9.00am returns 7-8.00pm

Ancient Delphi and the Temple of Apollo, Horio Arrachova. 50.00

Follow in the footsteps of the ancients and make the pilgrimage to
consult the Oracle at Delphi, youre in good company, lionadis (leader
of the Spartans), Alexander the great and Socrates made the journey to
take the knowledge from the wise women.
The most spectacular of all the ancient sights, the mountain is
covered with temples built as gifts from the spoils of war. Pagan
belief says that Delphi is the center of the world; the closest
mankind can get to Mother Nature, literally, the navel of the earth.
Its going to blow your mind.

Leaves Athens Backpackers 11.00am returns 6-7pm

Temple of Poseidon (god of the sea) and the beaches of Cape Sounio. 35.00

Pack-up your towel and trunks, were off to the beach! The waters of
cape Sounio are a shocking deep turquoise and look so inviting from
high up on the temple of Poseidon. The temple is similar to the
Parthenon in Athens and was a great lookout across the Mediterranean
and the Greek islands. Today we take in the views and explore the
ruins before heading to the beach for an afternoon of fun.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

ALL CANCELLATIONS need to be received in writing and responded to 48 hours prior to our 2 pm check in time. Cancellations only through email.

We are a completely non smoking business but do have outside areas for you to do so if you wish.

Last minute changes to reservation arrival dates will only be accepted until 4pm local time (GMT+2) on the day of arrival by email only. Charges will be incurred for late cancellation.

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Take the metro to the Acropolis, exit into Makrigyianni St, walk down (away from the Acropolis), cross over at the traffic lights, taking the right hand fork into Veikou St, we are at the top, no 3A

Or walk down Vas Amalias Ave from Syntagma Square as it turns into Syngrou Ave go right into Dionysiou Areopagitou (the old cobble stone street almost opposite from the ancients pillars of Hadrians Arch) and third left into Makrigyianni St (approx 7-10 min walk from Syntagma Square), then follow as above.
We are:
2 minute walk to the Acropolis
2 minute walk to the Plaka
5 minute walk to the National Gardens
1 minute walk Hadrians Arch
2 minute walk Temple of Zeus
10 minute subway to National Archaeological Mus
15 minute walk Lycabettus Hill
20 minute tram to beach
20 minute train to Pirreaus Port

Located Near

We are at 3A Veikou Street in Makrygianni neighbourhood.
2 minute walk to the Acropolis
2 minute walk to the Plaka
With the metro:
From the Airport or Pireaus port change onto the Red Line and exit 'Acropoli' station. As you leave the metro you are on Marigyianni St, walk down it, away from the Acropolis with the big museum on your right.
At the traffic lights, cross over taking the right fork onto Veikou St and we are the third building down. The walk is no more than a few minutes.

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