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Hostel Zeus Reviews

27 Sofokleous St, Athens, Greece

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73%

Rating
1834 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 70%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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74%

Good position -it always depends what you're most wanted to do-, at these price you can't pretend limo or champagne.....


69%

Helt ok ställe för en billig resa till Athen! Guidning varje dag kl 10.00 var gratis och jättebra! Halvbra område, men väldigt prisvärt och centralt! Toaletterna kunde behövt en renovering, men det funkade och för det priset kan man knappast klaga!

  • 17th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

The hostel is very average and could use a few improvements.BUT, it is close to all the main attractions and staff was incredibly nice and helpful. They organise a free walking tour everyday at 10, which is great. Really interesting and fun.


54%

Mosquitos harassed me nightly (a net or screen on the window


80%

The streets around the hostel are not really nice. But a couple blocks away is the historic area of Athens which is really nice!


51%

went to bed and could feel bugs in the bed then was forced to get up at 2am to move to a different room as I'm allergic to bed bug bites and both my arms were swollen by this point. they then moved me and my friends to a different room only to put in a new set of people with out dealing with the problem! they also have no lockers or safe places for valuables. hated this hostel.


63%

+ Pleasant day staff not so evening one. Location. Clean linen. 1€ towel. - Internet just on stairs. No where to store luggage in room. 1 toilet+1shower functioning per whole floor (plus all floor wet instantly).!!!!!! Bitten by mosquitos all night. Very dirty walls& curtain. 1 key per whole dorm. Only 2 sockets in 4 bed dorm. Worst hostel I have EVER stayed. Moved to Cosmopolit which seemed like paradise if comparing to Zeus.


54%

The bathroom locker doesn't work. The building is too old and the rooms are really dirty. The only advantage is the location.


37%

TOO MANY BEDBUGS!!!! We never recommend there to anybody else. Unfortunately,we had terrible experience there. At first night we found 3 bedbugs on our beds. and of course, we were bitten by them, then started to feel really itchy and got too many rash all over our bodies. next day, we just told a hostel staff "We saw and were bitten by bedbugs in our room". We are not sure this hostel is trying to solve this problem... We definitely hope they are done.


100%

This hostel is great! To keep it short, its in a perfect location compared to other hostels as Monastiraki is the main square of Athens! It's in the middle of all of the sights and is literally a 5min straight line walk to the metro so easy to get suitcases to and from. As its downtown it is slightly more a depressed area but its nice to see all sides of a city not just the tourist side! Good walking tour and I went to Delphi! Plus super cheap!


63%

Stayed here for one night and wouldn't recommend for anyone looking to stay longer than that. For 11 euros a day you're definitely getting what you paid for and absolutely nothing more.

  • 21st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Its well located and the staff is really nice! The only thing that sucks is that wifi doesnt work unless you go in the stairway..

  • 18th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

Cheap hostel so u get what u pay for. Good for one night


54%

Very poor place. Terible bathrooms, not working. Luggage storage in the second floor and the staff don't help you to go up with your bags.


86%

Hostel Zeus is a good place to stay in Athens. It is centrally located (10 minute walk from Monastiraki) and it is clean. The bright colouring of the walls and the Greek paintings make for a good atmosphere. There is a rooftop balcony and a sink in the dorm rooms. Dislikes include: paying extra $4 for air conditioner, and having to sit in the hallway to use the internet. It's annoying when there are hidden costs and wifi should be easier to access.


74%

Helpful staff and they could work on their common areas but there is a sister hostel where you can go for a free shot for staying at this one with a rooftop bar and roof of the acropolis.


54%

We slept in a private room. Even if it's not expensive, 1/ the statement of the building is quite old, 2/ the private room was dirty also. You can see the marks of dead mosquitos on the wall! 3/ At last but not the least, you have to pay the AC You have to know that for the young couple, you can find some good hotel for 10 euro more.


80%

The place seemed clean. The wifi only worked in the stairwell and not the rooms. There is no comfortable common area. The staff are friendly and helpful with ideas about the city. The rooms were comfortable. Nothing that bad about the hostel, nothing that great. I would might stay here again, if I needed a place in Athens.


60%

I stayed there one night. Cheap but not clean, I got some bite by some insects in the sheets or something


74%

Restrooms were too small and had a bad smell. A pity.


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