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Hostel Zeus

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed March 31, 2016

It was an uncomfortable experience for me, as there were only shared toilets and bathrooms, which also looked terrible. The air-condition didn't work properly the most of the time. Also, we had a lot of noise from other people in the hostel. From the windows we had for view only buildings and no light at all. We tried many times...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

In my 30 first minutes, I was bitten 4 times by bed-bugs. The staff was friendly, They changed me to another room but They didn't care about. After cleaning my clothes, everything was ok. The localitation is good and They have a nice roof but having bed-bugs around is a serious problem.

1Thank ÓscarLz L
Novi Sad, Serbia
Reviewed September 25, 2015

The hostel and its location had a delightful ambient feel with small french balcony overlooking the street. Staff were kind and ready to help. Beds are not so good, and sheets smelled funny, but they were clean. Shower and toilet are modest. Market and metro are close by, food and bakery in walking distance. You can see friendly people of...

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Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Average Greek hostel... Fairly dirty showers, dorms have only 0.5 sockets per bed, no common rooms except the balcony on the top floor. Wi-Fi is useless, since it only works in the hallways and balcony. AC in the rooms was OK though. TLDR; This is just a place where you can leave your luggage and explore dull and ugly Athens.

1Thank kzyy_G
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Reviewed August 24, 2015

It offers the basic conditions to stay in Athens for a reasonable price, but do not expect too much. The positive point is that it's near to Monastiraki metro station and you can go walking to many attractions.

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Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here and got here late at night. The male greeted us but didn't give us any information. We were in one of the top rooms which was 6 flights of stairs with a heavy suitcase and did not get offered any help except 'there's a lot of stairs for you'. The showers were full with water at the bottom...

Thank Holly R
Toulouse, France
Reviewed August 20, 2015

We spent 2 nights during august at Zeus Hostel and had a very bad experience. We had booked a dorm for 4 people me and my friends. The last morning, one of our friend left for a walk in the morning (7am) and didn't lock the door. When we started to pack our luggage we discovered that our money had...

Thank ARoditis
Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed August 16, 2015

It was a bad hostel. There were bugs on my bed when I arrived, it was terrifying to see this at a hostel. There are no proper sinks, no kitchen and there is only 1 key for the entire room of 4 people. I.e. if you don't know your flatmates, your screwed. The staff was meh, the area is super...

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Thank BenAlpha
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Good: - Location - Friendly staff - Price - Overall look and feel - Airconditioning - Generally clean Bad: - Wifi signal is weak in many places - Suspected (!) case of bed bugs on one of the beds in the shared dorm room I was staying (not my bed). Staff had another room ready for us and provided clean...

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Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for two nights and we were glad it wasn't any longer. The neighbourhood is quite rough and really dirty and as two girls travelling we didn't feel that safe if we were walking back at night. The showers were disgusting and the wifi signal was non-existent in the room. Wouldn't stay here again.

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Staying in Omonia

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Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its underground stalls, the square is now mostly frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a sense of old commercial Athens, especially at the picturesque meat, fish and vegetable markets some way beyond the City Hall. The blocks to the west of Athinas are home to many Chinese and South Asian traders, adding a multicultural atmosphere to what was until the late 1990s a very homogenous society.
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Address: 27 Sofokleous Street, Athens 10559, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Omonia
Price Range: $14 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“convient location, cheap, clean”
sodanien, Jun 12, 2016 | Read review
“rooms numbered 1-7 are closer to the WiFi router, and probably have connection in rooms”
jovanad252, Sep 25, 2015 | Read review
“I do not have any recommendation about it.”
ViniciusTorres92, Aug 24, 2015 | Read review
“Don't go here, and if you do, don't straw away from the main crappy lighted street, on the other streets you will find trouble. ”
BenAlpha, Aug 16, 2015 | Read review
“Request a room on the "bottom" floor”
AnnieP204, Jun 16, 2015 | Read review
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