Athens Backpackers

Athens Backpackers

12, Makri St., Athens 117 42, Greece
+30 210 922 4044Official website

based on 397 reviews

Athens Backpackers
Thu 1/27
Fri 1/28
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About Athens Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
With a stay at Athens Backpackers, you'll be centrally located in Athens, within a 5-minute walk of Acropolis Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage.

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Rooms available at Athens Backpackers

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Amenities at Athens Backpackers

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • 24-hour security
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Mountain view
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining area

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke


  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying rack for clothing

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of Athens Backpackers

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10.0 Excellent
Amazing stay with amazing new memories, the staff are super friendly!
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Could not beat the atmosphere and how easy it was to meet people. The location was perfect. So close to all the main attractions in Athens.
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Easy to meet people and the atmosphere was excellent
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Everything was clean, the staff was incredible, and the beds were just as comfortable as the ones at the Parthenon Hotel.
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12, Makri St., Athens 117 42

What's nearby

  • Acropolis Museum193 yd
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus266 yd
  • Parthenon0.3 mi
  • Acropolis0.3 mi
  • Temple of Athena Nike0.4 mi
  • Syntagma Square0.4 mi
  • National Gardens0.5 mi
  • Monastiraki0.6 mi
  • Ancient Agora of Athens0.6 mi
  • Monastiraki Flea Market0.6 mi
  • Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art0.8 mi
  • Byzantine and Christian Museum0.9 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Athens Backpackers

  • Athens Backpackers is located at 12, Makri St. in Plaka, 1 miles from the center of Athens. Acropolis Museum is the closest landmark to Athens Backpackers.

  • Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Athens Backpackers.

  • Yes, Athens Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Athens Backpackers does not offer free parking.

  • No, Athens Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Athens Backpackers is 11.9 miles from Athens Eleftherios V.. Athens Backpackers is 76.6 miles from Ermoupoli Syros Island.

  • No, Athens Backpackers does not have a pool onsite.

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1.0 mi

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