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Athens House Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Aristotelous 4, Athens, Greece
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Ranked #254 of 324 Hotels in Athens
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Southeast Romania, Romania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one week there and they changed our room 3 times, becase they were overwhelmed with tourists. Also, didn't get the change back, the room was 90 euro and we payed 100...... Also, the son's owner is a bit weird, not speaking, but always around in the kitchen when someone was using it. As well, in the kitchen you... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in a lot of hostels, but never one this bad. The whole hostel, from the streets, the lift to the bedroom and bathroom feels like a horror movie set. No joke, the bathrooms looked like the set from the first saw film. Agreed the location is great to get to the main sites but to get to them... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very basic hotel, you get what you pay for, but be warned, you're in the centre of the red light district & Ormonia metro station is crawling with pick pockets. Although the sheets & room were clean, the air conditioning worked & there was hot water, as long as you didn't mind the sewage smell coming up the drains in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Arrived after a long day of travel to find out they had given our room away because they had tried to get payment four days prior, but it declined because my card number had changed. I had already put a deposit down on the room and on the confirmation form through hostelbookers it said pay remaining balance upon arrival, so... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed there for three nights, 2 of them on the lobby floor cuz the hostel was overbooked. Was nice that I only had to pay 5€ for the nights on the floor but still, LOADS OF BEDBUGS! The owner is a sometimes friendly, but very strange guy! I wouldn't visit this hostel again!

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Pros - affordable, good location, not strict on check out, each bed has its own fan. Cons - staff don't give you any assistance (they don't even have maps), lobby smells like cigarette smoke, shower room is always flooded. I wouldn't stay here again if I came back to Athens but if all you need is a bed then this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I had an excellent few days here. The staff were very friendly and easy to get along with. The hostel was kept very clean all the time. It is an easy walk down to the main touristy part of Athens. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

dark and grimm, scarry host, does not care about anything, you have to pay for a towel. Full of bed buggs or something else that bites me. We can't cancel. Cigaret smoke everywhere and smell like dumpsters. No good reason to stay there, did i mentioned bed buggs?!

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Kildare, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hosts dont care much about anything... they dont provide you with any information about Athens, and most of the time you have to ring a bell and wait for them to come, and it can take a long time. I payed for a single room, and the first night I had to sleep in a share room because my... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Upon arrival to the hotel "lobby", which was completely dark with people sleeping on every surface, we were greeted by a scary man who ordered us to sit down, somehow not realizing that there was no place to sit. He then took us into the dirty kitchen and told us that, although it was past the time we were supposed... More

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Address: Aristotelous 4, Athens, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
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Ranked #254 of 324 Hotels in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Athens House Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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