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    Athens Backpackers

    12 Makri Str. | Makrigianni, Athens 117 42, Greece
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good44%
    • Average11%
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    Travelers talk about
    “walking tour” (46 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (20 reviews)
    “rooftop bar” (97 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Bar
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    1 - 5 of 382 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    As a solo woman traveler, I had some doubts to stay in a hostel. But when I saw this place, I felt like at home with my friends. Staff was amazing and helpfull. I stayed only one night and I went on Santorini but after...More

    Thank Neslihan N
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked two nights at the backpackers and it turned out it was worthbooking.First of all,the staff was really friendly and willing to help at any time,the room was clean and quite.Mornings at the sports bar and nights at the rooftop bar which really made me...More

    Thank Oriana A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This hostel is located in such a fantastic spot - all the touristy locations are within walking distance, particularly the Acropolis (the entrance was like a 5 minute walk away). The staff were friendly and provided a discount voucher for the hostel's restaurant which is...More

    Thank Amy C
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The accommodations here at Athens Backpackers was AMAZING! Additionally, their themed nights helped individuals connect. This is the best service I have EVER received. Lucas was a very attentive bartender, and was awesome with his ability to anticipate the needs of the members! I highly...More

    Thank Edward K
    Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this.. We hope to welcome you back to the hostel soon!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I had made a reservation through Booking.com. When we showed up, booking.com had cancelled our reservation due to an error on the back end, but had sent me a confirmation email not a cancellation one. Being 9pm at night, we were very nervous we would...More

    Thank Laura S
    Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind comments. I will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. We are always pleased to be your second home when you're at the area.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $24 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Greece >
    • Attica >
    • Athens >
    • Thissio / Makriyanni
    • Also Known As
    • Athens Backpackers Hotel Athens
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    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
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    Intrepid524
    April 21, 2017|
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    Response from Athensstudios | Property representative |
    Hi! There are many supermarkets located in the area at walking distance between 2-5 minutes depending which one you choose!
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    kljensen56
    February 17, 2017|
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    Response from Athensstudios | Property representative |
    Hi, The 6 person delux dorm is at the athensstudios property a 3 min walk from the backpackers and has a kitchen in the room. Its slightly bigger and is newer. Both are fantastic options but I personally prefer the 6... More
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    October 19, 2016|
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    Response from Anastasia218 | Reviewed this property |
    train from airport to athens downtown
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    Room Tips
    "Get the 3 bed dorm if possible, it's better for getting some sleep unless you're a partier"
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    "Female only room was great"
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    "They do have studio suites two blocks walk away from the main hostel location that everyone knows..."
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    "Rooms on higher floor"
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