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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Athens Backpackers

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Athens Backpackers is set in a great central location, just between the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Acropolis. This hostel features free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and a rooftop sports bar with Happy Hour drinks promotions. Hostelworld guests tell us they'd recommend this hostel to friends because the 'staff are amazing, helpful with everything and super-accommodating' and 'the morning walking tour was perfect...and you will learn a lot about areas that you can then visit on your own'.

Property Description

'AB's has fast become the hostel of choice for excellent facilities and good-time atmosphere - you'll find an instant social scene, fabulous facilities, roof bar with lots of action, clean comfortable beds - everything included- in a unbeatable location.' - Lonely Planet 2018

'A never-to-be-forgotten experience, people adore this non-smoking, English speaking joint - great opportunity to meet free-style travellers like you' - In Your Pocket 2018

Our Australian-owned and -run hostel is right in the heart of classical Athens on the good side of town. It’s safe, central and door-to-door from the airport by metro. You'll have an amazing time here; there’s always something on, from quiz nights, karaoke nights, special events, soup nights, daily walking tours and Happy Hours. Our sports bar has all the major sport live - if it’s on anywhere then we’re showing it.

We have a choice of big airy dorms and beautiful new private apartments. This is a clean, professionally-managed hostel with beds that are always clean and showers that are always hot. There’s ensuites and private bathrooms to all rooms.

We’ve got free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout so bring your laptops and hand-held devices or use our new PCs for a small charge.

We’ve got no hidden charges, with free breakfast, free tea and coffee all day and a free cinema! There’s also no charge for using credit cards.

From computers to the Laundromat to the communal kitchen, we’ve got all the services you need. Save money and use our kitchens to cook lunch and dinner - your stay in Athens will halve in price.

During hot summer nights, on the rooftop bar you'll get the coldest, cheapest beer in Athens and the best view of the Acropolis as the sun sets.

Remember, Happy Hour is every night from 7 to 8pm and features discounted cocktails, with mojitos, Parthenon passions, €2 icy pints and free shots.

Our staff will make sure you get the best out of your stay in Athens. Cities can be hard to discover. We make sure you get what you want out of your stay by organising parties to meet people, orientation walking tours and just personal help. We’ve got great tours in and around Athens at great backpackers’ prices.

This is the best location in town, right beside the classical centre in a quality area, with no dodgy backstreets. There’s a reason we have a 97% rating for location!

We’re less than five minutes from the Acropolis, the Plaka, the National Gardens, Hadrian’s Arch and the Temple of Zeus. It’s only 15 minutes’ walk to Lycabettus Hill, 10 minutes by subway to the National Archaeological Museum and 20 minutes by tram to the beach and Pireaus Port.


We have 2 buildings, just 3 min walk from each other. You might be allocated to Studios Building, however you can use the facilities of both buildings no matter where you are staying



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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Sep 2019
    Amazing breakfast, good hangout places to meet people, A/C! No complaints really.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Sep 2019
    This place was so legit. The staff was super helpful, friendly and encouraged you to socialize. There was a great rooftop bar that was perfect for meeting people and you receive a free shot upon arrival. The location can't be beat, right next to the central market and directly below Acropolis. The rooms were very clean and the facilities were great. Couldn't have enjoyed my stay here more.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Sep 2019
    Stayed at the 4 bed mixed dorm in Athens Studios On a Thursday night. Good working Air Con. comfortable bed. Fairly quiet. Bring a lock for the locker. Friendly staff. Excellent location. If you’ve rented a car or driven.....park at “Parking Artemis” just round the corner.
    Scotland, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    03 Sep 2019
    Great place- not a traditional hostel - more like a self contained apartment with bunk beds. No complains
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    13 Sep 2019
    The hostel is really well located in Athens close to the Acropolis and the metro station. I was in a 6 man room with en suite facilities pretty standard but did have a balcony which was nice. Staff helpful with questions. Best thing about this place was the breakfast and the bar on the roof, cracking view!
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    30 Aug 2019
    Really nice deluxe room. Nice balcony and aircon. Great location.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    05 Sep 2019
    Nice Hostel, the rooftop balcony is a great place to meet new people. Loved the location, you can explore Athens in any direction and very easy to get to and from the airport if you’re only staying for a short period.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    10 Sep 2019
    The Wi-Fi is good and the rooms are spacious. Bathroom is nice and clean. Good atmosphere on the rooftop bar
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    06 Sep 2019
    Great place. The location is awesome, really close walking to the Agora and different restaurants. It is a clean hostel and with lots of activities to do. Just be patient, because since it is always full you have to wait a bit for the registration, but once it is your turn everything is super-efficient.
    Mexico, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    05 Sep 2019
    Great hostel great location. Would of been good to know which building we were staying in prior to arrival. I thought we booked the backpackers but apprently we booked the studios. Overall still a great place to stay. Location was noisey Aircon didn’t work Fan in bathroom was super loud Shower head was too high on the wall Beds were comfy and nice linen Would stay here again!
    New Zealand, Mixed Group, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Nightclub
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Athens

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Athens

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Athens

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Athens

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Athens

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Greece

  • 2008

    1st, Country Winners Greece

  • 2006

    5th, Worldwide

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Athens Backpackers says

I think it's where we are and who we are that make us unique. Travelling is for meeting people; that's why we've designed our place and all the activities so you do just that.
Our Skybar has 360 views of the Acropolis, so close you can almost touch it. Next door is the Fish Café, with the best meals in Athens under â'¬8. Our street also has a Laundromat and two unique bars…plus, our hostel is on a road lined with orange trees! The smell of orange blossoms is amazing.
Our guests are constantly raving to me about our Sky Bar, since it has cheap ice-cold beers and cocktails and the fact they meet so many new people!
We cater to anyone and everyone because we all bring something unique to the party. We accommodate individuals wanting to meet people and families desiring privacy and amenities. We also have elevators in all buildings and emergency assistance call buttons in the bathrooms.

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