5 Top Athens Hostels

Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece

Before Covid hit, annual visitor numbers to Athens, Greece were heading for 6 million. Many backpackers who visit Athens use it as a stepping off point for visiting the many other must-see sights in Greece, but the city itself contains a wealth of attractions. You’ll therefore be wanting somewhere comfortable to stay for a few nights, and to help you decide where to rest your head, here are my 5 top Athens hostels recommendations:

Mosaikon

Top Athens Hostels - Mosaikon

๐Ÿ“ Close to the main attractions, with great views from the terrace of Acropolis Hill
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Sturdy bunkbeds with clever privacy blinds, private reading lights and power points makes this one of the top Athens hostels
๐Ÿšฟ Modern, well-designed bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Large, modern kitchen but this can only be used for preparing snacks (no cooking)
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Stylish private rooms


City Circus

๐Ÿ“ Right in the heart of buzzing Psirri
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Although the bunks don’t come with privacy curtains, they are sturdy. Common areas are spacious and stylish
๐Ÿšฟ En-suite bathrooms for private rooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Lovely common areas including kitchen and serene roof terrace
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Great value private rooms


Athens Hub Hostel

๐Ÿ“ 5 mins from Monastiraki Square
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Light, roomy and airy dorms featuring cosy bunks with privacy curtains
๐Ÿšฟ Stylish bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Chic common areas including terrace (no kitchen)
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Private rooms at superb price


Bedbox

Top Athens Hostels - Bedbox

๐Ÿ“ Under 10 mins walk to the Agora
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Well-designed dorms. Bunks have privacy curtains and reading lights
๐Ÿšฟ Clean, plentiful bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Gorgeous common areas, including spacious kitchen
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘No private rooms, but the 4-bed dorms afford a lot of privacy


Nubian Hostel

Top Athens Hostels - Nubian Hostel

๐Ÿ“ Nestled in the alternative neighbourhood of Exarhia, close to the main sights
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Sturdy, semi-private bunks with reading lights and sockets
๐Ÿšฟ Clean bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Beautifully artistic common areas with large eating area and kitchen with free breakfast
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Amazing value private rooms

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