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1 room, 2 adults

Athens Backpackers

2-star2 stars
12, Makri St., Athens, Attiki, 11742, Greece

Hostel with 2 bars/lounges, near Acropolis Museum
  • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Fabulous hostel close to Acropoli. Metro station is located just around the corner.…Jan 16, 2019
  • Some rooms need hangers, so guest don't need to throw their stuff on the floor.Nov 21, 2018

Athens Backpackers

from €11
  • 6 Bed Pod-Room, Balcony, Ensuite & View
  • 6 Bed Female Pod-Room, Balcony & Ensuite
  • Delux 4 Person POD room with Urban View
  • Double with Loft for 3, Ensuite & View
  • Private Studio with Balcony & Street View

What’s around Athens Backpackers


  • In Athens City Centre
  • Acropolis Museum - 4 min walk
  • Acropolis - 6 min walk
  • Syntagma Square - 11 min walk
  • Parthenon - 11 min walk
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus - 4 min walk
  • Ermou Street - 11 min walk
  • Roman Agora - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) - 36 min drive
  • Athens Thiseio Station - 19 min walk
  • Moschato-Tavros Rouf Station - 5 min drive
  • Athens Central Station - 5 min drive
  • Akropoli Station - 2 min walk
  • Leoforos Vouliagmenis Station - 5 min walk
  • Syngrou-Fix Station - 9 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 AM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Veikou 3 11742If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Athens Backpackers’s small print

Also known as

  • Athens Backpackers Hostel
  • Athens Backpackers Hotel Athens
  • Athens Backpackers Athens
  • Athens Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Athens Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Athens


Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number 0206K032A0188200

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.50 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Athens Backpackers

  • Does Athens Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Athens Backpackers does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Athens Backpackers?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Athens Backpackers?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Athens Backpackers.
  • Are pets allowed at Athens Backpackers?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Athens Backpackers?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 7 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Athens Backpackers?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include To kati allo (4-min walk), Cave Of Acropolis (4-min walk), and Kosmikon (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Athens Backpackers and nearby?
    Athens Backpackers has 2 bars.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 62 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great staff, great hostel
I stayed in one of the 6 bed mixed rooms. It was great! Solid breakfast of fried eggs, hard boiled eggs, cheeses, cold meat, and lots of breads. Instant coffee and tea available 24/7. Room was clean and the storage locker was big enough for my luggage (carry on size) and backpack. The staff was very nice. I happened to meet up with one of them completely by chance at a mountain trail running race in Arachova, and we hung out a bit. Way to go, Walter! Super friendly.
Travis, ie2 night trip
Good 6.0
I have never been to your hostel. Why do you ask for the comment? Have you checked?
gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
I love the balcony, the indoor bathroom and the little kitchenette. Staff are friendly as well, good customer service.
ATLgal28, us5 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great location
Great location for local sights. Area very busy and safe. Handy to restaurants and shops. Met some nice people
nz3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
get what you pay for...pretty good place
Cheap hostel. Not bad
Paul, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Pretty pleased with my stay at Athens Backpackers. Hostel was in a great location, very close to the Acropolis. Breakfast was good and filling (included hard boiled eggs which made me very happy!). Best part of my hostel experience was the day tour with Andrew. Wish there was a larger lounge and dining area to meet/talk with other guests. Also wish the lighting was better in the rooms or each bed had individual lamps.
us3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Good breakfast and helpful staff. The location is close to all the main attractions and the metro.
Rowena, us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location! Spacious female dorm with lots of light.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stay here!
Really great hostel, very clean and comfortable. Breakfast is amazing, and staff very nice and helpful.
Josiah, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great Location
Great location! My second time to stay at this place. Quiet, nice and safe neighborhood. Close to the metro and to the Acropolis. Great restuarants nearby.
Chyda, ca2 night trip

Athens Backpackers