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Conveniently set in the center of Athens, Iconic Athens Hostel provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a terrace. The property is close to several well-known attractions, a 19-minute walk from Monastiraki Train Station, one mile from Monastiraki Square and a 15-minute walk from Temple of Hephaestus. The property has a shared kitchen, a 24-hour front desk and organizing tours for guests. The rooms in the hostel are equipped with an electric tea pot. Every room is equipped with a coffee machine, while selected rooms include a balcony and others also provide guests with city views. Guest rooms include bed linen. Popular points of interest near Iconic Athens Hostel include Keramikos Metro Station, Gazi – Technopoli and Monastiraki Metro Station. The nearest airport is Eleftherios Venizelos, 21 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Iconic Athens Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jul 17, 2020

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

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Guest reviews


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  • Rodrigo
    Excellent hostel in the heart of Gazi in Athens. I loved the building, the balcony and the staff. The breakfast was awesome. I didn’t expect such great breakfast for a hostel. I had a very good time there.
  • Kyron
    The staff were very helpful and the accomodation was beautiful and clean. The location was perfect as the train station is so close, which connects you easily to the rest of the city.
  • Stacey
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Clean room. Curtains on beds Spacious 4 bed room Ensuite
  • Robbie
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Great hostel with friendly staff, modern faculties and a good included breakfast. Close to everything including the Acropolis.
  • Maria
    It's located in a good neighborhood, near the metro station and near the city center by walk.Lots of bars and restaurants around. Relax environment, friendly people. Clean.
  • Joseph
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It’s location was wonderful and the people that filled the location were equally as wonderful
  • Carlos
    The staff is great and the lounge room is comfortable, nice and has a cool environment. The terrace is great too and multiple options are offered for breakfast. The locations is good, the most touristic is at a walkable distance and there are...
  • Belén
    The staff was wonderful, the room facilities were very comforable, with lockers, your own light, curtains in bed.
  • Ceyda
    It was very safe. You can enter to rooms and the building with your own key card and nobody allowed to enter your room if they are not sharing your room. People were quiet. Room was clean.
  • Lebanese
    Location is perfect at the heart of the coolest area of Athens "Gazi". Minutes from the metro to/from Airport. Friendly staff. Cool reception & Lobby area wiz many corners to relax on & sockets to charge mobiles & Laptops. Dorm bed is big enough &...

Property questions and answers
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  • We are a couple and we want to reserve a private room Check in 7-7 Check out 11-7 Any availability?

    Unfortunately, no private rooms are available for these dates.
    Answered on 3 July 2022
  • Hello, my flight is landing to Athens airport at 22:30. Not sure how long it takes to get off the plane and take the metro/bus to the hostel. If I arr..

    Hello. Don't worry we have 24 hours open reception. We are always here to help you
    Answered on 14 August 2023
  • Hi, how can I find out about booking the airport shuttle please? Sadie Carey 😊

    Airport shuttle prices depends on the hours and the number of the persons. We should talk directly please.
    Answered on 15 December 2021
  • Hello! I enjoy my stay there a couple of years ago. If i remember correctly i stay in G 3...the one the has 2 double beds and one single bed.... is i..

    if you already have a reservation please send a direct message through the platform.
    Answered on 10 July 2022
  • Hi. The first option doesn't say how many beds are in the room. Thanks

    I cant understand which is the 1 st option but our rooms are: 4-bed/6-bed/8-bed/12bed dormitories.
    Answered on 6 August 2021
  • Μπορώ να κάνω τσεκ ιν σήμερα στις 2 -3 μετά τα μεσάνυχτα;

    Ναι μπορείτε.
    Answered on 8 June 2022
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Amenities of Iconic Athens Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • City view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English

House rules

Iconic Athens Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


From 7:00 AM to 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 10 are welcome.

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

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

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 10 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Iconic Athens Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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.

License number: 1099660

FAQs about Iconic Athens Hostel

  • Check-in at Iconic Athens Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Iconic Athens Hostel is 1.3 miles from the center of Athens. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Bar crawls

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