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Dioskouros Reviews

6 Pittakou Street Acropolis, Plaka, Athens, Greece

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75%

Rating
1701 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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89%

Great hostel in an absolutely unbeatable location! Staff are super friendly and more than happy to sit and chat with you and provide advice on sights to see and things to do. Having a usable kitchen is fantastic but there are plenty of relatively cheap options very close by if you prefer to eat out. Hooks or shelves in the shower would be nice and the wifi reaches some but not all rooms. Minor inconveniences and all in all I was very happy with my stay here. Would definitely recommend.


71%

Great Staff definitely make up for the not so great facilities such as always having to ask when you want the air con on


63%

The upstairs rooms are nice but the garden rooms are terrible. Especially four people mixed room. It is definitely not a room.


40%

Not worth it at all. Very disappointing.


69%

Initially the hostel was a hard to find and we had to ask several times to people on the street, seing that we had US phones and couldn't call directly to the hostel. Overall the hostel is in good conditions and the rooms are comfortable. This was our first time staying in a hostel with shared bathroom. They were Ok, but the showers do get the floor wet and there is no place for hanging clothes, which can be a bit tricky. The staff was very kind and helpful.


51%

Good point: Very good location, near Plaka and the Acropolis. Bad points: The hostel didn't seem clean at all. We found a bottle under the bed that was probably sitting there for days. There was a cockroach in the room. Showers are the ones you have to hold and it's all very dark, awful. Breakfast is very poor. When I tried to pay, the guy in the reception didn't have change and asked me if I didn't feel like going out and changing my money.


83%

Wonderful spot. Awesome staff. Super Double bed room. Worth to stay!!


66%

Overall the stay was decent. Though we had to sleep our first night without a fan or air conditiooning in the heat. Really uncomfortable. Wifi didn't reach our room as well. The showers and bathroom was not that clean as well.


94%

This was such a colorful hostel right at the base of the Acropolis and adjacent to Plaka. Facilities maintenance would be my only complaint, but there was wifi in the rooms, complimentary breakfast and free sheets and towels. All good in my book!

  • 10th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

The location is great, you can literally walk to acropoli, but the facilities are not very good... the bathroom was not clean and the shower room was very dark.... but it's not an expensive place, so you get what you pay for


94%

Only two bathrooms per floor, and it wasn't too clean. Everything else was ok.


71%

Staff were friendly and knowledgeable about places to visit. Air conditioning was not working, minor inconvenience since we were on the go most of the time.


69%

They need to have more places to plug things in the room and the staff was almost never at reception, which i didnt like because all the time when we need something from there, we have to wait ages :/.

  • 3rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

We stayed at Dioskouros a number of times over the two weeks we were in Greece. The location is fantastic- it's about a 10 minute walk to the Acropolis. It's in a very quiet neighborhood in Athens and felt safe and secure. The staff at Dioskouros are so friendly! They were willing to chat with us, as well as lend moral support when our flight back to the States was canceled. A great, affordable place to stay if you find yourself in Athens on a shoestring budget!


49%

The staff were friendly and the location was good, but the hostel itself was extremely dirty. Bedrooms and bathrooms.


74%

The hospitality was awesome! Yet it is old and no AC which makes for long hot nights with lots of Mosquitos. Better for the younger crew. Can't say enough about their cook and staff VERY AWESOME PEOPLE.


71%

This hostel had a great location close to the action. It was pretty quiet when we stayed, there were not that many travellers at the hotel when we were there. The bathroom was shared and the water in the shower went from very hot to very cold periodically during a ~15 minute long shower. The breakfast buffet was lacklustre (it was just bread, jam, nutella, french toast, coffee and tea). The hotel had many cats running around, especially during breakfast which kind of freaked me out.

  • 3rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Awesome location, 5 min from the Acropolis and nice atmosphere. Great wifi everywhere & the Free breakfast in their cosy garden was an extra bonus.

  • 3rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Great value for money, amazing location, good breakfast. Very helpful staff too, great tips on visiting the more unknown parts of the city.

  • 3rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

The staff of the hotel was very nice and available to let me in even late at night/early morning, as my flight arrived after midnight. There is breakfast included, simple but nice. The quality of the rooms is rather average, the one I stayed in was very cold, so consider having an extra cover. The bathrooms are also quite simple and old-ish. But if you are not too picky, it is good enough ;) However, the location is very good and the price for stay also is quite low.

  • 30th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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