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    Athens Backpackers

    12 Makri Str. | Makrigianni, Athens 117 42, Greece
    011 30 21 1198 3514
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
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    • Average11%
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    “walking tour” (46 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (20 reviews)
    “rooftop bar” (71 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

    Sheets were stained, bathroom flooded, had to ask multiple times for toilet paper to be restocked. Breakfast average. Rooftop bar was nice, only open after 6pm - it seemed the hostel encouraged people to spend more money there and their associated sports bar rather than...More

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    Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 15 July 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 29 June 2017

    I travel solo (by motorcycle) and stay in hotels, but sometimes it's nice to meet fellow travelers so this hostel is perfect for that. After all, it's just for a night or 2 stay for me and I don't need 5 star stuff. This hostel...More

    Thank MaritimesGuy
    Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 3 July 2017

    Dear Guest. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hostel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area gain soon, don't hesitate to call us.

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    We stayed in a room at the Athens Studios, the "sister" accommodation to the backpackers. It is a 5 min walk from the backpackers and next to the Athens Sports Bar and Laundry they own. A nice room with a balcony and air con, plus...More

    Thank LeavingGoodTips
    Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 3 July 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.

    Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

    Clean, friendly and great roof top bar. Walking tour was good quality and a great way to meet people. A bath mat would've been helpful as the floor got soaked. Also a bit loud at night with everyone going up to the roof top. Other...More

    Thank Elise B
    Response from Athensstudios, Manager at Athens BackpackersResponded 3 July 2017

    Thank you for taking time to review our property. I am glad to hear that we will be your top choice when you visit Athens. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

    Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

    Lucas was an incredible bartender and hooked us up with some great tunes on the rooftop! The hostel is fun, safe and cool! If you are looking for a good time look no further! Also great views of the city and Acropolis!More

    Thank vk6605or
    Response from Athensstudios, Διευθυντής at Athens BackpackersResponded 18 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

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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
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    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Athens >
    • Thissio / Makriyanni
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    • 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
    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
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    Intrepid524
    21 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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    19 October 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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