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General Group Booking Terms

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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.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • 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.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent 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
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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 8.6

  • Security 7.7

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 7.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    Cool and super cheap hostel! Great staff!
    Norway, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    08 Jul 2019
    I liked my stay a lot. Old but very nice somehow cosy Hostel. Super friendly staff willing to help with all you need for a pleasant stay and interesting time in Athens. Very central and nice area around!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    12 Jul 2019
    For the price, it was a very good hostel. Very simple, but all the basics you would need. I was in a room with 5 beds which had a private bathroom attached to it. There were never more than three people staying in the room though. The room was in good condition upon arrival and was always kept clean. The outlets had multi-socket extenders which was very convenient, and free coffee and cookies were provided from I think 7-10am, so can't complain. Staff was helpful even if not super friendly.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    09 Jul 2019
    Great location and great price...air con in the room and the control for it left to our use as well. Zani (sorry if I’ve written your name badly) was brilliant and helpful on the front desk. Plan to stay here again for sure.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    12 Jul 2019
    Having a private bathroom in the room was a nice touch. Location is perfect, I didn’t have to catch public transport once as everything was within walking distance. The area isn’t the best, but I’ve noticed while walking around, that it’s just Athens itself, homelessness, graffiti and strange smells not too bad. As a solo female traveler, there wasn’t a time I felt unsafe. The next best improvement would be lockers. I just kept my valuables close, although never worried about anyone in my room.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    28 Jun 2019
    A bit run down, but if you're looking for a place just to sleep without all the bells and whistles, it's a good choice for the cost. Was only in town for 1 night so it worked fine for me.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    05 Jul 2019
    We found Zorba’s to be pleasant but basic. The beds were comfy, the rooms well air conditioned and communal areas quite clean. There were no lockers in the rooms, however staff were happy to hold onto valuables. Staff were generally helpful and friendly. The area had we two female travellers feeling uneasy out at night, but we never had any troubles, and metro connections were very accessible. The hostel does not have its own bar, but guests can use that of a partner hostel two metro stops away.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    28 Jun 2019
    We were here less than 24 hours and spent only a few hours inside the building so we did not get a feel for the atmosphere. We felt ourselves and our belongings were secure. We liked the ensuite bathroom in our room. One of the two front desk staff we interacted with seemed like he would rather be anywhere else and that any guest questions or needs were a burden. The other guy was friendly enough. 2 min walk from the green metro line that takes you downtown.
    USA, Couple, 31-40
  • 6.6

    Good

    05 Jul 2019
    I know this was right in the middle of the city so I gave it a good rating for location. I think most is the facilities need to be upgraded though. Nice staff, very helpful but a little on the dumpy side.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3

    Rating

    06 Jul 2019
    The receptionist was extremely rude and unfriendly. Wouldn't give proper directions and simply didnt want to help travellers in navigating around. The location is OK, but the facilities could be better.
    Netherlands, Male, 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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