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Athens Backpackers

12 Makri Street | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
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Ranked #4 of 33 Specialty Lodging in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a 6 bed mixed dorm in the studios building. It was very clean and comfortable, with a nice en suite bathroom. There were an adequate number of power points. Lighting in the room was poor, which made it slightly tricky to see things at night, but did make it more comfortable for others who were already in... More

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Brooklyn, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved every second of my stay at Athens Backpackers. The location is excellent, right in the center of everything. It cannot be easier to get to and from the airport or the ferries at Piraeus. The rooms were fine, pretty standard as far as hostels go. The balcony was a nice touch, and at least in September you... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing wrong with this place but it is living on past fame. City Circus was a MUCH better hostel, but the location of Athens Backpackers is hard to beat. The two males at reception were friendly and great but the female was not.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO as you do after A-Levels me and a girlfriend from school decided to go travelling. As we were short on time and shorter on money we decided to spend a whole week in the city of Athens. The backpackers was more than we had hoped for. It was a fraction of the cost of the local hotels and as... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

right in from the south slope of the Acropolis! Staff wee organized and friendly! the bathrooms had bad drainage for water on the floors, but everything else was well. a good breakfast and warm comfy (not perfect beds) was great! Rooftop bar was amazing with a beautiful view from the Acropolis at sunset! the best first impression in all of... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this little street you will find a small entry...Inside it's ok, the poeple realy nice and helpful!!! BUT the best part is near the sky...climb "few" stairs and then...enjoy !!! right hand a beer, left hand above the eyes to protect of the sun...and here you have a incredible view oh Athenes!!!

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Brossard, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of my more expensive hostels i paid for, but the value was pretty great. We stopped there for a night before we went island hopping. There a rooftop bar that had an amazing view of the acropolis. The FIFA game greece vs. Costa Rica was on that night which created one hell of an atmosphere. It's location... More

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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AB was the last place we stayed before heading home to the States. It is in a very accessible location and has an amazing view of the Acropolis from the roof bar, especially at night. The Parthenon was a few minute walk, as well as other sights. The staff know their city very well and give detailed directions. They also... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Perfect location, great staff. Met some lovely people there and the dorm rooms were nice and clean. Had great rooftop bar with amazing view and you get a free ouzo shot, nice way to meet people. The location was probably the best bit about it, such a nice area and so close to many attractions.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A friend and I stayed at the backpackers for 2 nights before heading to the Islands. We were in a 6 bed female dorm which had a toilet and shower. I found the staff very helpful and the rooms were clean and spacious. The roof terrace bar is great for socialising and has great views. The location of the hostel... More

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Address: 12 Makri Street | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
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Location: Greece > Attica > Athens
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Number of rooms: 5
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