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Athens Backpackers

12 Makri Street | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the good points. The hostel is extremely well located being very close to Plaka, the Acropolis, the metro and hire car offices on Leof. Andrea Siggrou. It is only about 10 / 15 minutes to walk to Syntagma metro station from where you can catch a direct train to the airport (8€ per person). Booking online was super easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the other location around the corner and absolutely loved it! the staff were great and the rooms were great with a balcony to look out onto the action of the town. a short walk from amazing food and souvlaki ( cheap) also cheap pizza is close by if your in the mood. At night we would always... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the Hostels Apartment annex which is situated about 5 mins walk from the actual hostel, brilliant location just round the corner from the Acropolist museum and within easy walking distance of amazing historic sights as well as good Bars and Restaurants. The staff at the studios as well as the staff at their sports bar and fish... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The location is definitely the best quality of the Athens Backpackers hostel. It's right next to the Acropolis and close enough to the center (2 subway stations away, you can even go on foot). I had a great time there and would definitely stay again! However, I had a few bad surprises: - the free breakfast they offer is just... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

These guys were super easy to deal with over the internet and booking questions and replied to my emails overnight which I really appreciated. The hostel has one of the best positions of any hostel I've stayed in around the world , right under the Acropolis and for value for money must be one of the best-why would you stay... More 

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

That was THE BEST stay I've ever had in a hostel! great location, just down the street from the Acropolis and a nice 5 minute walk from the center. Metro stop isn't even a block! plenty of variety near by ,with cool cafes and fancy restaurants to 2eurogyroz(tasty)! The staff were very helpful and as friendly as can be. The... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed with a friend of mine at the Athens Studios. We spent 8 nights in one of their studios (2 rooms, a small bathroom and a kitchenette, 2 tiny balconies). The place was clean, the wifi worked well (3rd floor), staff were friendly and helpful. The beds were ok, cleaning staff did a great job, and we had control... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great location in the center of Athens and the sight seen tour stops in the front of the hostel and you can reach anything you want it but at the night till 12 a.m. There is is a little bit of distribution from the street but its ok, reasonable price, clean, good wi fi connection and very friendly and helpful... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Greta location and right in the heart of the city. Easy to reach everything by foot within 10 minutes (max). Breakfast is standard but nice and filling (fresh warm bread and hard boiled eggs) and set me up for the day. Rooms were nice and spacious, heating efficient, clean sheets and quiet, friendly staff - couldn't have asked for more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

great location easy to get to from airport cheap food right next to flea market/markets 1 bathroom between 6 (5 girls and 1 male) luckily we seemed to time it right so noone was ever waiting :) staff were helpful and friendly breakfast of eggs, bread and coffee was doable ( i usually eat this anyway so suited me just... 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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