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Athens Backpackers

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“walking tour”(47 reviews)
“bed dorm”(21 reviews)
“rooftop bar”(103 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Rooftop Terrace
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Good hostel, right next to the Acopolis of Athens, with a rooftop bar of the city around around. The front desk appears to be active 24/7, the staff were freindly and helpful (speaking English as well). The rooms were comfortable, with lockers in them for...More

Thank MattSRob
Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 28 January 2018

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was of your liking! I hope your next stay is just around the corner. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I spent two nights in Athens Backpackers, in a dormitory composed of six beds. When it comes to the cleanliness of the dormitory, I have no complaints. I made some new friends as well. But the biggest disappointment is that I consulted the reception on...More

5  Thank Kevin K
Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 23 December 2017

Dear Kevin, I think it is very very unfair to hold us responsible for any bad experience you may have had going to the airport. We helped you out by calling a taxi for you ( we don't get any commission for this and it...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

I stayed at this hostel for a few nights and thought it was clean and well maintained. AB hostel is very modern and it's exactly the kind of place I love staying at. I can totally recommend this hostel. Have fun!

Thank Kushnov27
Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 18 November 2017

Dear Guest. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hostel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area again soon, don't hesitate to call us.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Hostel is easy to reach, not far from acropolis. It has a roof bar to meet other travelers from all over the world. Not far away they have a sports bar with karaoke or to watch football etc.. Small breakfast is included. IMO the staff...More

Thank Barry C
Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 5 November 2017

What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hostel in the near future.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

As a solo woman traveler, I had some doubts to stay in a hostel. But when I saw this place, I felt like at home with my friends. Staff was amazing and helpfull. I stayed only one night and I went on Santorini but after...More

Thank Neslihan N
Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. I will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. We are always pleased to be your second home when you're at the area.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$20 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$20 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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21 April 2017|
Response from Athensstudios | Property representative |
Hi! There are many supermarkets located in the area at walking distance between 2-5 minutes depending which one you choose!
17 February 2017|
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Response from Athensstudios | Property representative |
Hi, The 6 person delux dorm is at the athensstudios property a 3 min walk from the backpackers and has a kitchen in the room. Its slightly bigger and is newer. Both are fantastic options but I personally prefer the 6... More
Eve R
19 October 2016|
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Response from Anastasia218 | Reviewed this property |
train from airport to athens downtown
Room Tips
"I had number 2 with only 3 beds."
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"Get the 3 bed dorm if possible, it's better for getting some sleep unless you're a partier"
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"Female only room was great"
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"They do have studio suites two blocks walk away from the main hostel location that everyone knows..."
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