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12 Makri Street, 11742 Athens, Athens, Greece

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89%

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4531 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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89%

This hostel was great and the two bars were an excellent way to meet people. Plus it was so close to the Acropolis, which is basically the main thing to see in Athens.


80%

The Wi-Fi is far form be the best and when we asked about how to go to the islands nearby the staff send us to an agency. Thereceptionist was nice and we booked the tour with the agency. Later we've found out that we could have visited the islands just taking the ferry by ourselves which would be way cheaper and joyful since the cruise was full of elders. That's the kind of information members of the staff should be able to give us, suggest go by ourselves instead send to an agency.


100%

One world about the hostel F A N T A S T I C... very nice hostel clean, centred, easy to get to, staff just amazing really nice place to stay at....... but there is always a place to improvement and the improvement would be on the breakfast just a little to basic sorry


89%

Rooms and bathrooms feel a bit cramped and small, location is great, right next to metro station, lots of great restraints and bars within close walking distance. Rooftop bar is great with great views!


94%

Everyone is so nice including the staff and the people staying there! Great location. Overall, great hostel for the price.


80%

Laundry is a bit of a walk... other tha. That it's grand. View from bar is a ten out of ten!


83%

Very nice hostel. Liked the proximity to the Acropolis. Didn't like the the fact that the shower was open to the rest of the bathroom so that everything got wet, and that you had to clean up the water after showering.


94%

This hostel is perfect for party lover. Rooftop was amazing, cheap beer and nice view to Acropolis. Location is perfect. Just few steps from metro station and center to everything you must see in Athens. My room was spacious for 6 people with balcony. It's so safe 24/7 so no worry about roaming around the area or even arrive late at night. Breakfast is too simple; bun, boiled eggs, and coffee tea. This hostel can be loud because of the rooftop bar so be prepared a bit. Definitely recommend !!


89%

Prime location, worth what you pay, and great social scene - rooftop bar!

  • 9th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

This hostel has lots to enjoy. The location is terrific, wifi is reliable, clean rooms, a bar, restaurant, laundry facilities. Christina at the front desk is the best!


91%

This hostel is amazing! Their rooftop bar has an incredible view of the Acropolis and I made some great friends. Breakfast is included but ends early so make sure to set your alarm. Great energy and vibe about the place. Good location to all major attractions.


100%

Amazing place to stay great atmosphere and vibe, the rooftop bar was so great!


100%

Wonderful rooms at a great price in a great location


97%

Everything was great except for a few small things: the shower was a bit problematic (water was not very hot), the toilet didn't flush and the person who cleaned up after breakfast was a little rude. Otherwise, a really excellent hostel.


83%

+ very nice hostel, staff, location.. - bed room so small and crowdy, noisy during the night


77%

Decent hostel in a good location. The rooms are spacious and clean. No separate shower in the bathroom so water gets all over the place. Biggest complaint is that there is no common space for people the relax and meet. The rooftop bar and sports bar are good places to have a drink, but you shouldn't be forced to sit in a bar just to meet and talk to other travelers. I also think it's ridiculous to have a 50 euro minimum for credit cards.


94%

The hostel was good but what really made it stand out where the bar staff in both the sports bar and the rooftop bar, thanks girls. Recommend the cafe too the food was very good. Breakfast was rubbish, info was OK, walking tour is well worth the 6 euro......please ask Greece to sort out a ferry schedule so that people not on a package tour can actually plan a trip.


77%

stuff was very nice and friendly but quite busy,. could not ask the things I needed to know, pity I had to pay for using the PC (internet), the room was stinky, I suppose the bad pipes in Greece, but we didnt get any feedback after reporting it like sorry guys we are going to fix it or whatever, overall a lovely place to stay, would stay again for the money, location and little breakfast included, also laundry room and cafe and bar in the same building - big plus, also the roof-bar great thing

  • 3rd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Czech Republic
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Overall very nice place. However, very unhelpful when we emailed questions to them - simply referred us to their website or other websites than answer a question. Also, certain staff members were much more helpful than others. One brown/long haired girl was very helpful however other staff made us feel stupid when asking certain questions. Included breakfast was also VERY basic - only toast and hard boiled eggs.


91%

The experience was overall very positive. The only thing is that in the Athens Studios, the one glass pane is not enough for the shower. Water goes everywhere and everything gets wet!


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