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    Athens Backpackers

    12 Makri Str. | Makrigianni, Athens 117 42, Greece
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good44%
    • Average11%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “walking tour” (47 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (20 reviews)
    “rooftop bar” (72 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Bar
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    Rooftop Terrace
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 8 May 2017 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...More

    Thank BenW73
    Response from Athensstudios, Διευθυντής at Athens BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Happy Guest. Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hostel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hostel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care!

    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    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!More

    Thank Natalie D
    Response from Athensstudios, Διευθυντής at Athens BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Traveler. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very happy to hear that our staff made your feel at home. This is really one of the things that we try to maintain in our hostel. Hoping to...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    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...More

    1  Thank trfan77
    Response from Athensstudios, Διευθυντής at Athens BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your concerns have been passed on to...More

    Reviewed 16 April 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...More

    Thank kishAnSL
    Response from Athensstudios, Διευθυντής at Athens BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your concerns have been passed on to...More

    Reviewed 25 March 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...More

    Thank vishalpp_13
    Response from Athensstudios, Διευθυντής at Athens BackpackersResponded 18 June 2017

    Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hostel in the near future.

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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
    • USD 15 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Attica >
    • Athens >
    • Thissio / Makriyanni
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    • Athens Backpackers Hotel Athens
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    Traveller (134)
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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
    pedestrianised 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
    ...More
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    Intrepid524
    22 April 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
    18 February 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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    Eve R
    20 October 2016|
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    Response from Anastasia218 | Reviewed this property |
    train from airport to athens downtown
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    Room Tips
    "I had number 2 with only 3 beds."
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    "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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