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Athens House Hostel

Aristotelous 4, Athens, Greece
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was given a room with bed bugs which started scratching me during the night and sheets got full of blood and when i started squeezing the bugs they were full of blood too. I asked to be moved to another room which seemed ok but thinking of the previous room I stayed awake all night. I wasn't very pleased... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I sit writing this review I am watching the bed bugs crawl across my pillow. Yes, plural bed bugS. The area outside is intimidating loud and scary for a woman traveling on my own. Only one elevator works. But don't take the stairs.... You don't want to see what the lower floors look like (it looks like a prison).... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

The only thing this place had going for it was it's cheapness. The hostel is directly opposite a brothel and the area is generally seedy and at times very intimidating. The hostel itself was dirty, absolutely stank of smoke and didn't even provide bedding. There was very little hot water and the bathroom facilities were both outdated and grubby. Fortunately... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly owner, nice position and well served by public transport. Bathrooms only in common but no big deal. Some posh guys could say it's a bit dirty but hey, you get what you pay for. Very good quality/price ratio. Resumed: 80% quality 90% Sure i'll come back

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Cordoba, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The room was terribly dirty and cold. The facilities are old, which wouldn't be that much of a problem if the room was clean. It's cheap, granted, but I'd definitely pay a couple of euros more and stay elsewhere. The neighborhood is not the best either. It's close to Omonia station and E. Venizelos avenue, but that's it.

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Leipzig, Germany
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

this is the most horrible experience ever. after paid the reservation fee with my kredit card, i paid the rest 17 euro by reception. but after i returned from greece, i found out this hostel charged from my card another 17 euro, already before my arrival! i've booked hotels from budgetplaces a bunch of times and have never been charged... More 

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Lugansk, Luhans'ka Oblast', Ukraine
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Cosy hostel and friendly service! Really great hostel for a low price. It`s an ideal variant for tourists who stay for 2-3 nights in Athens. The only disadvantage is a dangerous area of it`s location.

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Terrible hostel. Location is far from everywhere, run down and scary at night. Huge argument going on when I arrived late at night. Two young exhausted women were being told that despite their reservations there were no beds available for them. For some reason, as a solo traveller I could be accommodated. No locks on rooms, we barricaded ourselves in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

we booked this hostel as a stopover before heading to the airport in the morning, arrived to a creepy dark dingy lounge room with unhelpful and very strange staff. free airport transfers were advertised when we asked about these they said they had were no longer available. Arrived at 6pm taken to our room and told that 2 of the... More 

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