This hotel is actually more like a hostel than a hotel. The two best things are the location - the absolute best place to be in Athens. Right near the Monastaraki Square - which is in my opinion the best place to be in Athens. Within walking distances to all the sights and a minute from the metro. The Acropolis area does not have as many restaurants and cool places as this area. For 10 Euros you can not expect more than this place has to offer. Clean sheets, a bed and toast and jam for breakfast (if you dont come late, you can even have an apple). I booked a room for 2 nights and ended up staying 7 nights. The first night in a dorm, with bunk beds. It was very loud, since it was near the lounge area. I had to buy ear plugs. But the next nights were not so loud. But this is winter time, so I am sure when the place is full it will be very loud if you have a room near the lounge. Also, it is on Athena Street, which is a very busy street, so if your room in on the st The wooded steps are old and of course you will hear people going up and down and a lot of the doors creek. The shared room had a bathroom, with a shower. As I let the owner know, it would be great if there were a shower curtain, so the whole little bathroom does not get flooded. Plus hooks to hang clothes or a towel up on, since there is no place to hang anything. As in all Greek toilets, one has to get used to not throwing toilet paper in the toilet. My bed was not so comfortable and ended up breaking, so since the hotel was not full, I actually lucked out and was offered a single shoe box size of a room on the 5th floor. Shared bathroom down the hall. But this was more than fair, so I really respect this. The heating and hot water only are on for certain hours, so make sure you check which hours these are, or you will be taking a cold shower like I did the first night. The place is kept clean, by the most friendliest staff member, Sanda, from Romania. She was always very pleasant and made my stay all the better. The staff is multi-national and very friendly and helpful - absolutely no complaints here, they made me feel very comfortable- I am traveling on my own. So if you want a cheap room in the best area of town - do stay here. If you are picky, there will be enough things you will not like, so you would be better off paying more for some where else.
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