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Written by Nivethitha Bharathi on September 29, 2021 Share on

10 Best Hostels in Athens Greece: For Fun and Comfort!

Set in the centre of Greece, Athens has a subtle vibrance unlike other cities but balance it by showcasing its lordly archaeological sites, monuments, local cuisines and awe-inspiring mythologies. There are endless opportunities for you in Athens. From climbing up Acropolis, embracing the view of legendary temples like the Temple of Zeus, Walking around archaeological ruins in Anafiotika and Mycenae to engulfing the best foods like Souvlaki and Mousakka in a local restaurant, you definitely need time and energy. So, here are the “10 Best hostels in Athens in Greece” where you can recharge yourself to get the most out of Athens.

 

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10 Best Hostels In Athens

Whether you are visiting Athens in Greece as a solo traveller, couple or with your friends, finding a best hostel in Athens without prior knowledge can be given that many fantastic hostels in Athens offer many facilities and amenities. Choosing a hostel over a hotel will be ideal for you if you are planning to spend more days in Athens, want to save money and also if you like to meet fellow travellers like you from different countries. So, to make things a bit easier for you here is a compilation of 10 Best Hotels In Athens that cater to the distinctive needs of tourists. 

  1. Athens Quinta
  2. Athens Backpackers
  3. City Circus Athens
  4. Pella Inn
  5. Small Funny World Athens
  6. Chameleon Youth Hostel
  7. Athens Studios
  8. Students & Travellers Inn
  9. Athens Hub Hostel
  10. Zorbas Hostel

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1. Athens Quinta

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Athens Quinta is a comfortable stay located in the centre of the city’s culturally active space. Being in a highly accessible area, you can easily reach the metro, cafes, bars and restaurants in few minutes. This restored neo-classical manor-turned-hostel offers private rooms with bunk beds, double bedrooms designed with vintage-style interiors and a pleasant view. This hostel owner Eva provides friendly services so that you don’t get homesick anytime soon. There are also communal areas like kitchen, laundry area and yard where you can socialise with travellers like you. 

Additional Information

Free Wifi

Bedrooms with wardrobes

Budget-Friendly

Pet-Friendly

2. Athens Backpackers

Athens Backpackers, Best hostels in Athens Greece
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Athens Backpackers is one of the liveliest and hostels in Athens. This smart-tech hostel set between Acropolis and Temple of Olympian Zeus is more than a hotel if you are a social butterfly. When you are here, they let you see a different face of Athenians’ lifestyle. Your day in the Athens Backpackers hostel starts with wholesome breakfasts. Further, the staff helps you discover the hidden gems of the city by organising Athens walking tours. It is in an accessible neighbourhood that you can reach the metro, famous attractions and beach in a few minutes walk. The hostel frequently organises parties at the rooftop bar where you and your friends can meet new people, have karaoke and trivia nights, watch cinemas and make the best out of your vacation.

Additional Information

Budget-friendly

Beds with USB ports

Keyless entry

Free Wifi and Breakfast

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3. City Circus Athens

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If you are curious to know the on-demand hostel in Athens, visiting City Circus Athens will answer you. Just like its competitors, this hostel is also set in the centre of the city and has easy access to metros, tourist attractions and restaurants. Being in an artistically vibrant neighbourhood with hip vibes, you can take a walking tour around and embrace the beauty of retro furniture, graffiti, arts and murals by local artists. City Circus Athens has rooms with a neat environment and provides you with comfortable beds, lockers, wardrobes and working space. They also have a friendly restaurant called Zampano where you can barge and try all the local and traditional Greek delicacies and snacks whenever you are hungry.

Additional information

Budget-friendly

Accessible

Free Wifi

Bike renting option

4. Pella Inn

Pella Inn, Athens Greece
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Pella Inn is close to many historical sites and offers you a perfect terrace and balcony view than anywhere else. Monastiraki Square is just 3 minutes away, and you can reach Acropolis and Syntagma by 14-16min from the hostel. If you are a couple, the hostel delivers you a comfortable stay with their private double bedroom. It has mixed as well as female-only dorms that are popular among solo travellers. Almost all their amenities like towels and linen are free of cost. Pella Inn is also a social hotspot, where you can meet fellow travellers and make friends in the social lobby. You can either spend your evenings in the rooftop bar enjoying the panoramic view or rest in the airconditioned rooms. 

Additional Information

Budget-Friendly

Walking tour

One Day Cruise in Pella Inn’s Yacht

24 Hours Reception

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5. Small Funny World Athens

This hostel with the most intriguing name is as friendly as it sounds. Situated few steps away from Monastiraki metro station, Small Funny World Athens is a best stay for a history buff and a photogenic traveller. All you need is a 10-minute walk from the hostel to reach Greek Parliament Square and Acropolis. Naturally, you will witness a stunning view from your room window. This hostel has a quirky interior with themed rooms from Latin, Oriental, to African that has a punchy vibe. To make it short, it is diverse and a place where unique meets elegance. They also offer attractive facilities and amenities like a social lobby area, suntrap rooftop, free linen and towels, and more. If you are bored, you can spend time watching movies, playing board games or reading books.

Additional Information

Budget-Friendly

24 Hour Reception

Free Wifi

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6. Chameleon Youth Hostel

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Chameleon Youth Hostel is 5-min away from Thissio metro station, making it a favourable place with easy access to unique hangout spots among solo travellers and students. But it also offers a multicultural and desirable environment for almost all types of travellers. Staying in the hostel will make your vacation budget-friendly as you can reach all attractions on foot, as there are a fully equipped kitchen, playroom and a laundry room which saves time and money. 

Additional Information

Cheap

Pet-Friendly

Free Wifi

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7. Athens Studios

You can find this hostel with modernistic appeal in the central part of Athens. The most pleasing thing about this hostel is their award-winning restaurant, sports bar and facility that provide complimentary breakfast. Everything about Athens Studio makes it a perfect choice for a long-term stay. It is 2 minutes away from the metro and Acropolis museum that makes it easy for you to explore the town and reach back to the hostel at your comfort. Also, if you love shopping, you can drop at Ermou shopping district that is a mile away from the hostel. Moreover, the private kitchen and balconies is an added advantage if you are a couple.

Additional Information

Budget-Friendly

Free Breakfast

Free Wifi

Non-smoking hotel

Breakfast Buffet available

8. Students & Travellers Inn

Students & Travellers Inn, Best hostels to in Athens Greece
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Students & Travellers Inn is Greece’s first hostel and consistent in maintaining its pride as one of the best hostels in Athens since 1977. You can find this aesthetical hostel in the bohemian district, Plaka. It will take only a 10-minute walk from the hostel to do all the best things and visit famous attractions in Athens. You can also reach out to the staff who will help you book trips and ferry rides. You can spend your evenings walking around the town in the pedestrian-friendly pavements or rest by chilling out in its cosy courtyards.

Additional Information

Budget-Friendly

Laundry Service available

Free Wifi

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9. Athens Hub Hostel

Athens Hub Hostel is one of the top-rated hostels in Athens and is close to Acropolis. You can easily reach this hotel from the airport as it’s highly accessible both by roadways and rail route. This hostel is friendly and provides all the facilities to make backpackers and tourists from all parts of the world comfortable during their entire stay. There are also bars and terraces to socialise and hang out with your friends. The diverse environment offers you to learn more about people from different cultures. There are 4, 6, and 8-bed dormitories and female-only dorms with shared bathrooms. If you prefer privacy, you can choose private rooms too. On the whole, it will be a best choice for solo travellers, female travellers and backpackers.

Additional Information

Budget-Friendly

Female dorm

Free Wifi

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10. Zorbas Hostel

Zorbas
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Undoubtedly, Zorbas is one of the best hostels in Athens. Being close to Victoria square, you can easily access the hottest tourist attractions, nightclubs, markets and restaurants from the hostel. Their dorms are spacious and cosy, and almost all of them are airconditioned. There are different room size that suits the needs of distinct travellers. The staffs are friendly and will organise various tours around the city for you. Besides, Acropolis, Plaka and Lykavittos are just a 35 minutes walk away from the hostel.

Additional Information

Cheap

Free Wifi

Accessible

Family Rooms Available

 

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While Athens offers plenty of resorts and hotels to stay in, many of these hostels are favourites among adventurous travellers, backpackers and solo travellers. At present, lots of couples are also admiring Athens’s aesthetical hostels over hotels for their quality and budget-friendly cost. So, choose the best from the list of best hostels in Athens for your vacation in Greece. Visit the Pickyourtrail website to find an ideal Greece holiday package. Or include the best activities to your trip by customising your Greece itinerary

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