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The Student & Travellers Inn

16 Krdathineon Street, Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
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Ranked #11 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Athens
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Westerly, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed staying here! I would most definitely go back. Location: The Plaka is the historical/tourist district, lots of great restaurants and shops (and all of the ruins/museums for the most part). The hostel is in this area and is close to the Parthenon (maybe a few minutes' walk) as well as multiple other famous locations. You can walk... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this hotel is clean, with comfortable beds and good heater and most importantly, has the best location in Plaka. everything was within walking distance. the staffs were also very friendly. but the common area seemed a bit dead cuz nobody was there. i suppose thats not a big deal at all.

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Fair Play, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This inn was perfect for my friends and I. We got a four-bed room with private bath. It was clean and you could see the Acropolis from our window. Awesome location right in the middle of restaurants, shopping and attractions. The girl at the counter was super friendly and helpful. Price was great.

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This hostel lays in a great shopping and restaurant area. The staff is always helpful and nice, they sorted out the problems we had and gave some good advice on restaurants and sights. On the other hand, the drawbacks were that the room was cold during the night (and the A/C system didn't have a 'hot' mode) and that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Best location, great people working there!! First the lady in the recepction help me and suggest places to go, on my way out the guy in the recepction was really helpfull to get me a cab and explain me how to buy tickets so i didnt miss my Ferry and i forgot my watch that has a lot of sentimental... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The location is fantastic. The staff is really friendly and really helpful. The only drawback was that the room I stayed in was not very clean. Also, the curtain didn't really block out the light from outside. For for the price and the location, it is a good stay.

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Hamburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

excellent location very near the acropolis and on a fun street with no cars. no kitchen available for guests. place was a bit old but quaint and clean enough. refrigerator available behind the front desk. a bird is in a cage in the center court/dining area and it make noise in the mornings so be aware! people were friendly and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed at the Students and Travellers inn in Plaka, Athens on our arrival in Greece. The price was affordable. The rooms were clean and depending on the room you got the size varied. The free wifi didn't connect in the rooms. The restaurant in the garden was relatively quiet considering it was a hostel, we did try the breakfast... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This hostel had a great atmosphere, friendly staff and clean rooms. The wifi was impossible to connect to however. Pretty average for a hostel but in a nice area to walk around. Close to Syntagma square. I had a good experience but only stayed two nights.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed here because the hostel we booked didn't have a room. For a place to sleep its ok but the toilets were blocked, no wifi in rooms, rooms tiny, smelled of smoke, very dated, felt like a rabbit warren. Only upside is central location, affordability, breakfast is good (although you have to pay extra). Make sure you get good... More 

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