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Athens Backpackers

12 Makri Street | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Coffeyville, Kansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hostel is situated right at the footsteps of the Acropolis. There's inexpensive food right around the corner from the hostel. You're given a key card to enter your room. The rooms are very clean. The bars at the hostel make it a very social place. The drinks are very cheap, but they're even cheaper during happy hour. The rooftop... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a great stay here in october. close to the main attractions such as the museum of parthenon and the actual parthenon on the Acropolis next to it. the hostel was very clean and had nice rooftop bar.

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Dendermonde
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hostel based on the great reviews on TripAdvisor and I am glad I did! The rooms are ok, I just missed something to put my stuff on since there it only one very small table which was between 2 other beds. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm with single beds. The matrass was too small for... More

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Bangalore, India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stop in Greece being Athens, this hostel seemed to be the best choice based on reviews and we couldn't agree more! Barely a 5 minute walk from the Acropoli metro station and very close to the Plaka market and Acropolis itself, this location is the best you can get. The hostel gave us a free upgrade to a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 3 nights early October. The rooms were ok (clean, beds were comfortable etc.), and the breakfast was ok too. The staff were all friendly and helpful. But by far the best features of this hostel are the location and the social aspects. It's right by the Acropolis metro station and near to all of the central tourism... More

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London
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would really recommend this hostel. I originally booked in for one night and ended up staying a week. Clean and well maintained. Great rooftop bar looking right onto the Acropolis. Main things people gripe about, wifi and hot water supply are excellent. Feels safe and secure with lockers in dorms. Location couldn't be better, sandwiched in between the Acropolis Museum... More

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

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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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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