Athens Backpackers

Athens Backpackers


12, Makri St., Athens, Greece

ExcellentBased on 1,191 reviews


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About Athens Backpackers

Located in Central Athens, this hostel is just a short stroll from the Acropolis of Athens and Parthenon Temple. Guests can also make the most of complimentary internet access in all areas.


Good to Know

To Downtown1.0 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+30 210 922 4044

Amenities at Athens Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Quiet street view
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Linens
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Shampoo
  • Garden view
  • Shared kitchen
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Key card access
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Soundproofing
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Air purifiers
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • City view
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Privacy curtain
  • Dining area
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24hr front desk
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour security

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Reviews for Athens Backpackers

Very goodBased on 1,191 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Friendly staff, clean, great location!" (in 251 reviews)
  • Great helpful and friendly staff. (in 159 reviews)
  • "Nice hostel, friendly staff, good breakfast." (in 138 reviews)
Cons -
  • Filthy bathroom with stagnant water. (in 39 reviews)
  • "There were no pods, just normal bunk beds." (in 5 reviews)

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Where is Athens Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

Acropolis Museum0.1 mi
Old Acropolis Museum0.2 mi
Temple of Olympian Zeus0.2 mi
Acropolis0.3 mi
Parthenon0.3 mi
Metropolitan Church of Athens0.4 mi

Getting Around

Athens Karolou1.3 mi
Athens Acharnon1.4 mi
Athens Larissa Station1.7 mi
Athina1.7 mi
Athens St. Yperastikon Leoforeion Kifisou2.7 mi

FAQs when booking at Athens Backpackers

Is pricing at Athens Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Athens?

There is a 47% difference in the average nightly rate of 2 stars hotels in Athens and the average nightly rate at Athens Backpackers. The rate at Athens Backpackers is just $30/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Athens.

How close is Athens Backpackers to the nearest airport, Athens Eleftherios V. Airport?

At just 11.9 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Athens Eleftherios V. Airport, to Athens Backpackers is 0h 23m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Athens Eleftherios V. Airport to Athens Backpackers?

Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Athens Backpackers guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Athens.

How close is Athens Backpackers from the Athens city center?

Athens Backpackers is 0.3 mi away from the center of Plaka, Athens. Consider visiting Mount Lycabettus, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Athens Backpackers by various forms of transportation.

What is the Athens Backpackers phone number?

You can reach the front desk of Athens Backpackers at +30 210 922 4044.

Does Athens Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Athens Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Athens Backpackers?

Check-out should be before 11:00 AM. For checking in at Athens Backpackers, guests should plan for any time after 2:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at Athens Backpackers, Athens?

$14 per night is the best price found recently for a room at Athens Backpackers, with average deals around $30 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at Athens Backpackers?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Athens Backpackers, Athens. They also have a bar service for drinks.

Does Athens Backpackers have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Athens Backpackers.

How far is Athens Backpackers from Acropolis?

Athens Backpackers is a walkable distance (0.3 mi) from Acropolis, Athens.

Is Athens Backpackers close to Panathenaic Stadium?

0.6 mi - making Panathenaic Stadium a reasonable walk or short drive/taxi from Athens Backpackers.

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