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Located within walking distance of major touristic attractions and vibrant areas of the city, Athens Backpackers are just a stone's throw from the world-renowned Acropolis of Athens. It has a seasonal rooftop bar with views over the Acropolis, and offers free WiFi access throughout. Athens Backpackers features air-conditioned rooms. All include shared bathrooms, some of which are en suite, and most open to a balcony. Bed linen is provided. Backpackers has a two level roof bar called Sunnies with views of the Acropolis. Food and Drinks are available at the lobby bar and courtyard where guests can relax and socialize. All rooms are fitted with COVID proof smart locks and contactless check in. Complimentary hi-speed Wi-fi is available throughout all areas of the property. The central location of Athens Backpackers favors direct access to a range of night clubs, bars and traditional taverns. History lovers will be thrilled to find out that Acropolis and its museum is at just 492 feet. The vibrant Monastiraki, boasting an array of dining and shopping options, is located within approximately 0.9 mi of Athens Backpackers. Athens International Airport is at 24 mi.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the real heart of Athens, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
and
1 futon bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.2
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
8.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Fares
    United States of America United States of America
    Very social. Everyone in the hostel is looking to make friends and go out together, it's super easy to find people to hang out with. The hostel is also pretty clean and chic. Free breakfast is okay, basically bread with different spreads. Has a...
  • Mikaela
    United States of America United States of America
    Location is unbeatable. Right by the acropolis with metro access right around the corner. The rooftop bar was the highlight and made the hostel very social with breathtaking views of the city.
  • Eric
    Mexico Mexico
    I think the location it’s the best ever seriously, room it’s clean, and staff super friendly

Area info

Amenities of Athens Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • City view
  • Landmark view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
    Off-site
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
General
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Russian

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Athens Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Check-out

From 12:00 AM to 10:30 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 15 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Athens Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

License number: 1072436

FAQs about Athens Backpackers

  • Check-in at Athens Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Athens Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Athens Backpackers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Athens Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bar crawls
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Happy hour

  • Athens Backpackers is 2,950 feet from the center of Athens. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.