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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 500 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Athens, according to independent reviews.

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

Athens Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Feb 29, 2016

Property Highlights

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 futon bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello to Athens! What are the measures you take regarding Corona. Do you sell all beds in a shared room or will there be less people now per room? It..
    Hi Conny We have passed and display the HEALTH FIRST Certificate issued by the Greek Ministry of Tourism and EU. We also half guest numbers.
    Answered on June 21, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?
    We are located in a quiet orange tree lined side street next to the Acropolis considering how close to the centre we are ( we are literally the centr..
    Answered on August 11, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    yes both and you can rent a towel for 1 euro if needed
    Answered on September 7, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Answered on September 7, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Yes we have up to 5 events a week including walking tours, Karoke, Quiz Night, Night Bar tours and day trips our place is all about meeting new people.
    Answered on September 7, 2019
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Amenities of Athens Backpackers
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • City view
  • Landmark view
  • View
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • 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
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • 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
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Russian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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 are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Athens Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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 (ver. 0)

FAQs about Athens Backpackers

  • Check-in at Athens Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Athens Backpackers by:

    • Taxi 40min
    • Bus 1h
    • Subway/Metro 1h

  • Athens Backpackers is 2,950 feet from the center of Athens.

  • 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

  • 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: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet