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Athens International Youth Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$29*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

My cousins and I stayed here for a few days while we were backpacking. We were fortunate enough to get our room upgraded to the suite on the 7th floor. As it was the only room on that floor, we had our own huge balcony on the rooftop, as well as a huge king sized bed and private ensuite. Our...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 26 July 2014

My trip to Athens was for business and I did some shopping. I had a room with private toilet. The hostel is located in a low-income suburb. It doesn't look like as a safe neighborhood, but I never felt threatened in any way. There are metro (underground) and bus/trolly stations in the nearby. The staff was nice but a little...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We stayed here on the last day of our tour. As the Athens Studios where we stayed earlier didn't have any places left. The hostel is located in the run down area of Athens, with lot of homeless people, graffiti on the wall and stinky streets. You will feel unsafe walking down the street in dark. The room we stayed...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2014

It was very cheap and a fairly good vibe. I stayed there for 2 nights and didn't have any real problems. Staff are friendly enough and I was able to cook food despite the kitchen being kinda dirty. It's not in the best part of Athens so I wouldn't recommend going out alone at night.

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Thank Kimey R
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I only stayed here for one night as the was the meeting point for a tour early the next morning. It served its purpose, and was cheap, but I would not have stayed otherwise. I wouldn't recommend staying here unless you're desperate, or on a tight budget. The area isn't very nice, but it is close to a metro stop....

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La Napoule, France
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Hostel is situated in a very bad area of Athens, very dangerous for alone traveller. Peoples who work inside are very kind, but rooms are horribles, smalls and dirty. The hostel is very cheap, but in front of the placement and the accomodation, I suggest to select a better place, in spite of more expensive.

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Matosinhos, Portugal
Reviewed 24 June 2014

OK, It's cheap comparing with the rest of the places, but the rooms are incredibly small, bathroom is a nightmare and it's not that clean. Hot water is only in some hours of the day (didn't find out which, but night is not included). Some employees are nice but not all of them. It's near the metro station, but the...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I stayed one night and being bited by mosquitoes and couldn't sleep well. It is not bad hostel in fact, but the area is not so clean and that is why many mosquitoes are there, if someones in your room open the door in the night to enjoy fresh air, you might face the consequences of mosquitoes bites.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 May 2014

The service was excellent! We where with a group of 22 people and they help us with everything. Transfers, boat tours, breakfast, dinner! For the price you receive an excellent service! Rooms are a bit old but clean which is the most important. the pictures are very accurate.

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Smithers, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2013

A very average hostel, but you get what your pay for. Nothing above and beyond but nothing horribly below standards. Pros - AC! - Friendly staff - Decent Location Cons - Little small (in everyway) - Fix Computers - Update a little bit

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Additional Information about Athens International Youth Hostel

Address: 16 Ougo Viktoros, Athens 104 38, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens
Price Range: £10 - £26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“Don't get a room at the back of the building. In the building behind the Hostel, there is a kindergarten on the second floor.”
lesleytkleij, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Go for a private room at the back of the building.”
607adrians, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Just book in advance with emphasis on the type of room.”
  • Private room at the lowest price.
c0xandkent, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dorms are small and include own private bathroom”
445patrickh, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you can afford to get a private room (2 beds, private bath), you should do it.”
mindgames1, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
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