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27 Sofokleous Street, Athens 10559, Greece
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Ranked #17 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Athens
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accommodation at Hostel Zeus is very basic, and it can get a bit cold at night, but the price is unbeatable. More importantly, the hostel is located just a few blocks from Monostraki Square, a central social area in the city just beneath the Acropolis and no more than 10 minutes walk from all the major tourist destinations. The staff... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

You definetely get what you pay for. The hotel is not luxury or super clean but for that price we couldn't have asked for more. Position is amazing. Receptionist are kind and always ready to help. Consider it as a place where to go back only for sleeping.

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Lyon, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We arrived very late in Athens and needed a place to sleep in order to take the train the next morning to Thessaloniki. We arrived around midnight and had booked the room on the same day. This already caused some confusion at the check-in as the receptionist had to find our reservation first, it took him 10 minutes, as in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

excellent place! really worth what you pay for: At the center of the city, close to the metro and buses, really easy to get there from\to the airport, really kind stuff it was bit hot during night- you can have air con for another 4 eur per night for the entire room. you should sleep at the top floor that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We spent one night in the double ROOM 24 (30€), located on the top floor, just in front of the non existant "bar" (merely a crapy terrasse). This room was noisy, dirty and unconfortable: - disgusting spots on the walls (coffe, coke or.... We didn't want to know...) - dreadfull view on the "court yard" (That can't be described. You... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hostel is great - for 12 euros a night I was able to go on a very good free walking tour hosted by George and the hostel organised for me to go on a day excursion to Delphi! I stayed in a female dorm which was fine, the decor of the place is great and I loved that each... More 

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KL, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

So you people read the reviews and complaints - well that's all true to a certain extend. What's true - no locker, showers were so so and there's extra fee for blanket and also air conditioning What's not true - the showers worked, the doors lockable and the lights are all working However I stayed at first floor so it's... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Good location, good prices, and interesting decor. The 24-hour reception was also handy. The room itself was clean and big (I stayed at the basic 4-bed dorm), and the prices dirt cheap. However, the big letdown was definitely the toilets and bathrooms. There were two showers in on my floor - one had no lock and the door constantly swings... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Hostel Zeus was located in a very rough neighborhood. Our tour group wouldn't even pick us up there. Hostel guests have to pay $1 for sheets and $4 to use the air conditioner. They also charge an extra 5% for using your credit card and had didn't have lockers in the room. They did have an option to leave your... More 

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Manizales, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I paid a lower price for a better place in Santorini which had even private bathroom and kitchen. I am completely dissapointed of this hotel, I expected something different because of the photos. Also the location is not the best since the area around is a little depressed

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Address: 27 Sofokleous Street, Athens 10559, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 60
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