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Reviewed 31 December 2009

The sisters who run this small hostel are awfully kind. Anna gave me easy-to-follow directions to get to the bus stop near the hostel, met me there, and then walked me to the two-bedroom, six bed, basement apartment serving as hostel. I should also mention that the area of the city is convenient, has amenities nearby and is quite safe... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2009

The only hostel I could find for Thessaloniki was Backpacker's Refuge. At first I was surprise of how small it was, but the owner Anna, have made it as warm and homely as possible. She is also good for information around the city and helped me arrange transport to Athens. You can contact Anna [--].

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Reviewed 5 January 2009

Although it is more like a house and less than a hostel, it provides a good stay. It is very clean and feels like a home for the backpacker. At 15 euro per night, it's by far the best value in town. The only downside is that you must arrange to collect your key on arrival because there is no... More 

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A modest apartment is set up to welcome backpackers from around the world in a clean and pleasant environment. Situated near the city center (5' bus ride) and the water front (7' on foot) is well connected to the Train Station, Bus Station and the Airport. Backpacker’s Refuge is probably the best place for travelers to meet in Thessaloniki, since it is one of the very few hosteling options in the city. Designed and run by a devoted backpacker. ... more   less 

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Address: Botsari Street, Thessaloniki 546 44, Greece
Region: Greece > Central Macedonia > Thessaloniki Region > Thessaloniki
Price Range: $22 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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