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Centrally located under the Acropolis in the historical quarter of Plaka and close to the new museum, Hostel Dioskouros features air-conditioned accommodations with free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk.

Each of the simply furnished units at the Dioskouros features shared bathroom facilities.

Dioskouros Hostel includes a garden where guests can relax and have breakfast. Staff at the reception can offer travel information and arrange transportation around mainland Greece.

The cobbled streets of Plaka are full of Byzantine churches, ancient sites and tavernas. Syntagma Metro Station with links to the Airport and Piraeus Port is a 6-minute walk. Dioskouros’s guests have quick access to Glyfada Beach by public transport.
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This is our guests' favorite part of Athens, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Dioskouros Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 15, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Athens, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Breakfast Info

Breakfast to go


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Max adults: 5. Max children: 4
Family Room
  • 4 twin beds and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Triple Room with Balcony
  • 1 full bed and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Bathroom
  • 1 sofa bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Private Bathroom
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 3
Standard Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 2 bunk beds
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Max adults: 3
Mixed Dormitory Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 2 bunk beds
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Athens' old town is nicknamed "the Neighborhood of the Gods" with good reason – its picture-perfect alleys are located directly under the Acropolis.

What's nearby
  • Hadrian's Arch
    0.1 miles
  • Museum of Greek Children's Art
    0.1 miles
  • The Jewish Museum of Greece
    0.1 miles
  • Monument of Lysikrates
    0.1 miles
  • Museum of Greek Folk Art
    0.1 miles
  • Temple of Olympion Zeus
    0.2 miles
  • Anafiotika
    0.2 miles
  • Cypriot Embassy Athens
    0.2 miles
  • Acropolis Museum
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Falafellas- best falafel in town
    0.7 miles
  • Restaurant Kostas- best souvlaki/gyro in town
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar KAYA Coffee Shop
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Little Tree Books & Coffee- right behind the Acropolis museum
    0.5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Baba au Rum- amazing cocktails
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Parthenon
    0.3 miles
  • Acropolis
    0.3 miles
  • Erechtheion
    0.3 miles
  • Syntagma Metro Station
    0.3 miles
  • Ermou Street
    0.3 miles
  • Odeum of Herodes Atticus
    0.4 miles
  • Monastiraki Square
    0.5 miles
  • Monastiraki Metro Station
    0.5 miles
  • Benaki Museum
    0.6 miles
  • Syngrou/Fix Metro Station
    0.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Flisvos Beach
    3.9 miles
  • Edem Beach
    4 miles
  • Alimos Beach
    4.4 miles
  • Votsalakia Beach
    4.7 miles
  • Freatida Beach
    5 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Akropolis Metro Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Eleftherios Venizelos Airport
    11.9 miles
How to get to Dioskouros Hostel from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport
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Amenities of Dioskouros Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
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House rules Dioskouros Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Crib by request
Free
17+ years
Extra bed by request
75% per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Dioskouros Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that breakfast can be enjoyed daily from 08:00 to 09:30.
Please note that kitchen can be used from 12:00 till midnight.
Please note that smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas of the hostel.
Please note that towels, bed linen and lockers are available at an extra charge.
Please note that late check-out is possible upon request and at extra charge.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

If you require an invoice when booking a prepaid rate, write this and your company details in the Special Requests box.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

FAQs about Dioskouros Hostel

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

    • Guests staying at Dioskouros Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Breakfast to go

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Dioskouros Hostel by:

      • Subway/Metro 45min
      • Bus 1h

    • Dioskouros Hostel is 1,800 feet from the center of Athens.

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