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Athens Backpackers

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located down the acropolis close to all touristic atractions. Staff ok but could be more helpful Bar on the roof with nice view on Parthenon. Be careful, rooms in the 5th and 6th floors are very noisy.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best hostels I've stayed in: Amazing location by the Acropolis. Quiet street. Comfy beds with ample personal space. Lots of social activities and tourist opportunities. Fantastic roof bar with unbeatable views. Friendly staff. I was so happy I would like to return one day.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the workers at this hostel are so great! it was my friend's birthday and Katya, the bartender, gave her her favorite drink, on the house, at midnight! she really made the experience so much better! thank you so much, Katya!

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I originally found this hostel on another site which had great reviews. However, I have to say I wasn't overly impressed and was surprised they have won awards. I tend to only stay at the nicer hostels on my world travels so I was a little shocked when I got here. With that said, there are still some good things...

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Badulla, Sri Lanka
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The location can't be better if you are visiting the ruins of athens.. 2 minutes walk from the metro and acropolis entrance. Free tea coffee and a simple breakfast too. So many restaurents and cafes around for all budgets. Clean and spacious rooms.. you should bring your own padlock to use on the lockers.. no hooks at all in the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

A must see. roof bar with a stunning view of the acropolis so many hot woman and good looking guys all traveling through athens, easy to mingle and socialist. Recently refurbished, go and have a cold beer during the late afternoon. Fish and chips and the burgers are a must if you pass through athens. The crowed is from all...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This place was just great , i just left yesterday after a three week stay . Great place for meeting people , very very clean and modern . Nice healthy breakfast... very very impressed with the whole set up . Very nice staff . Top marks . Maybe i will stay there again this month . Many thanks. Theo Negros...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Great, affordable, clean accommodation right in the heart of Old Town. Roof bar under the Acropolis is epic and staff super friendly and knowledgable. Cleaner than most hostels I've stayed in Europe. Definitely rate this place!

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Athens Backpackers is a wonderfully located place to stay to see the best of central Athens and all the museums and ruins and nightlife it has to offer. Our room was very clean and warm and so comfortable. Yeah, as everyone says, the breakfast is fresh bread and feta, tomato and cucumber, coffee and tea, but that's pretty much how...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We arrived at one of their premises on our fully laden touring bikes just as it was starting to get dark. Unbeknown to us, that weekend the Athens marathon was taking place but yes, they could offer us a room but at their other site (and at a 20% discount too- cheers guys! This could have been because it was...

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Staying in Thissio / Makriyanni

Neighborhood Profile
Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely pedestrianized Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centerpiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.
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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lonely Planet 2015 says "Athens Backpackers has fast become the hostel of choice for visitors, thanks to its excellent facilities and unbeatable location." In Your Pocket March 2015 says "A never-to-be-forgotten experience, people adore this non-smoking, English speaking joint - great opportunity to meet free-style travelers like you"Free WiFi all day, everyday, everywhere' famous Australian-owned and run hostel, right in the heart of classical Athens, an up-market area (98% rated best location) that is safe, central and door-to-door from the airport by metro. You'll have an amazing time at AB's, there is always something on from Quiz nights, Karaoke Nights, Twice weekly LIVE music, Walking tours and Happy Hour 7 days a week.* No hidden charges (no penalties for using credit cards) free breakfast, free tea and coffee all day and luggage storage.* ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athens Backpackers

Address: 12 Makri (Makrigianni) | Makrigianni, Athens 117 42, Greece
Location: Greece > Attica > Athens > Thissio / Makriyanni
Price Range: $26 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Athens Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Female only room was great”
mikri2011, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“They do have studio suites two blocks walk away from the main hostel location that everyone knows...”
michaelwadel, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floor”
Akaypatel, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the top floor have views of the Acropolis.”
  • View of the Acropolis from the dorm.
  • This is a 6 bed dorm on the top floor.
Wakhoworld, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“Floors 2-3 would be perfect to avoid the hardly-noticable-anyway noise from the common areas.”
roeef98, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
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