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The Student & Travellers Inn

16 Krdathineon Street, Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
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Ranked #11 of 37 Specialty Lodging in Athens
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fall City, WA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this youth hostel for two nights in April 2015. We rented two private rooms, one for two people and one for three people. Each private room had a private bathroom with shower. The location and price for this hostel are great. We were also happy with the cleanliness of the simple rooms. Fresh paint, clean linens, tidy... More 

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Marburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated around 400 meters from the Acropolis and inside the Plaka district, The Student & Travellers Inn is a perfect option for backpackers travelling in Greece. The hotel is opened 24 hours and the connection from Syntagma square (metro station and the final stop from the Airport Bus) is very convenient.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 March 4, 2015

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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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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.

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