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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

For groups cancelletion 48 hours before the check in time (11.00 a.m).

Additional Terms and Conditions

30% of the total as a deposit and the rest payment on arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.8
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Zorbas hostel is located on Victoria Square, in the heart of the city's National Museum area. Cafs, restaurants, nightclubs mini markets and fast food places(24 hours open) Cinema,super market,shops and galleries,not to mention the National Archaeological Museum, are all within easy walking distance from Zorbas. The Acropolis, Plaka, Likavitos,areos park and the National Gardens are all also only a short walk away.


The hotel is a beautiful early 1900's building with a fully renovated interior and natural sky lighting throughout. The reception is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The friendly international staff can help guests with information on what to see and do, where to relax, where the best night life is and where the best beaches are. Staff can also help organise trips by air, land or sea to the Greek islands or any other international destinations.

All rooms are air conditioned and there are singles, doubles, triples, quads,5 bed privates and dorms available.

Some of the services offered by the hostel:
* Maps of Athens and islands
* 24 hour hot showers
* Travel information
* Safe for valuables
* Free Internet
* Telephone
* Taxi service
* Daily walking tour of Athens
* Laundry service View House Rules

Overview

Located in a spectacular 1900s building with a fully renovated interior, at Zorbas Hotel, you’ll be greeted by friendly international staff ready to help you plan an unforgettable trip in Athens. We’re fun, affordable, and most importantly, we're centrally located so you’ll find it easy to get around. Check in whenever you please at our 24-hour reception, hang out with other travellers in the common area, or simply chill watching Netflix on the free Wi-Fi from the comfort of your bed.

Location

Zorbas hostel is located on Victoria Square, in the heart of the city's National Museum Area. There are loads of cafés, restaurants, nightclubs and mini markets nearby to keep you fed, watered and entertained! You’ll no doubt want to soak up some of the local history, and luckily The Acropolis, Plaka and Lykavittos Hill are 35-40 minutes away, and Pedion Areos is a 10-minute stroll. From Athens International Airport, if you don’t want to take a taxi, get the airport bus to Syntagma Square, then take the Metro to Omonia, and change for one stop to Victoria Square.

Rooms and Dorms

Rest up in our cosy mixed dorm rooms, all of which have air con for when that scorching Greek summer hits. We’ve got a range of room sizes for you, whether you’re travelling solo or with mates. Our beds come with free linen for a lovely fresh feeling, and you'll have access to a hot shower whether in an en-suite or shared bathroom.

Extras and activities

Our friendly staff can help you organise your time in Athens, whether you want to explore the ruins or check out the islands. We also host a free walking tour of Athens so you can get to know this iconic city inside and out. We’ve got a laundry service, which is super handy if you’re down to your last pair of pants, as well as a safe for any valuables, so you can keep your stuff locked away while you make the most of your trip.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 7.7

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 7.5

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Jan 2020
    I really like this hostel! The guys are amazing giving their best. I appreciate a lot that also immigrants and refugees (planning a new life) are staying in the hostel. When I met some of them I had very interesting conversations. People meet people, we can learn/teach and support each other. Good to know that being social, respectful and loyal is still around. Thank a lot to Zorbas Team🙏🏼
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Jan 2020
    Cool place to stay a night or a couple of days. Central located, with foodshops, supermarket around and close to the metro. Very nice staff, 24 hours reception.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    25 Nov 2019
    Cool Hostel in the city center. Very nice and helpful staff.
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    28 Nov 2019
    The building is old and falling apart but the linens are clean and the bathrooms are cleaned daily. Cheap with a good atmosphere. Nice outside area to hang out. Free coffee and tea and close to the subway
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Dec 2019
    I was in Zorbas many times and think it's a very good place concerning staff + location and its excellent value for money. This time the atmosphere was different because there were many migrants staying in the hostel on their way to other countries.
    Switzerland, Female, 41+
  • 6.9

    Good

    30 Dec 2019
    At the price of this hostel, it meets the needs. Also, the location is quite close to the train station, so that is a plus. But besides that, nothing much to say. If you are looking for a very cheap place to spend the night, this is the perfect option.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    16 Dec 2019
    The rooms are small and the lighting is not so good.
    Bangladesh, Male, 25-30
  • 5.1

    Rating

    30 Nov 2019
    The building is falling apart, it’s a seedy neighbourhood (people did drugs right around the corner), the ceiling is SUPER low so if you’re over 6’ you’re sc***d in the shower. There was a general luggage storage downstairs but that was it. Plus the stairs themselves were very tight on the second floor. The staff were generally friendly but I wouldn’t stay again. We paid literally for what we got.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 2.6

    Rating

    30 Nov 2019
    Stayed one night since we arrived at nearly 12am, then left first thing next morning. Said to count us as “no shows” since we could not cancel, and weren’t worried about the money. I would not stay here as a young woman, especially alone. Owners had an uncomfortable vibe, and the hostel was on a dingey street not central to anything. Facilities also lacked and bathroom privacy. Do not recommend.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 2.3

    Rating

    03 Jan 2020
    I personally don’t think This is a good hostel from my previous hostel experience I could say they posted really good photos of the hostel but in reality it’s not a decent one
    India, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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