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Athens Backpackers
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Athens Backpackers

12, Makri St., Athens 117 42, Greece
+30 210 922 4044Official website
C$ 62

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based on 1,922 reviews

Athens Backpackers
Thu 18/4
Mon 22/4
Room type
Nightly total
Standard Room
C$ 62
Double room
C$ 117

About Athens Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Located within walking distance of major touristic attractions and vibrant areas of the city, Athens Backpackers are just a stone's throw from the world-renowned Acropolis of Athens. It has a seasonal rooftop bar with views over the Acropolis, and offers free WiFi access throughout. Athens Backpackers features air-conditioned rooms. All include shared bathrooms, some of which are en suite, and most open to a balcony. Bed linen is provided. Backpackers has a two level roof bar called Sunnies with views of the Acropolis. Food and Drinks are available at the lobby bar and courtyard where guests can relax and socialize. All rooms are fitted with COVID proof smart locks and contactless check in. Complimentary hi-speed Wi-fi is available throughout all areas of the property. The central location of Athens Backpackers favours direct access to a range of night clubs, bars and traditional taverns. History lovers will be thrilled to find out that Acropolis and its museum is at just 150 metres. The vibrant Monastiraki, boasting an array of dining and shopping options, is located within approximately 1.5 km of Athens Backpackers. Athens International Airport is at 38 km.

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Latest deals for Athens Backpackers

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Mon 22/4
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Athens Backpackers

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safe


  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • 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
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Private entrance


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

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


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining area

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke


  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying rack for clothing

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of Athens Backpackers

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10.0 Wonderful
Amazing stay with amazing new memories, the staff are super friendly!
10.0 Wonderful
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 Wonderful
Pros:Easy to meet people and the atmosphere was excellent
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything was clean, the staff was incredible, and the beds were just as comfortable as the ones at the Parthenon Hotel.


12, Makri St., Athens 117 42

What's nearby

  • Acropolis Museum176 m
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus243 m
  • Parthenon0.5 km
  • Acropolis0.5 km
  • Temple of Athena Nike0.6 km
  • Syntagma Square0.7 km
  • National Gardens0.8 km
  • Monastiraki0.9 km
  • Ancient Agora of Athens1 km
  • Monastiraki Flea Market1 km
  • Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art1.3 km
  • Byzantine and Christian Museum1.4 km



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Athens Backpackers

Low season


High season


Average price (weeknight)

C$ 49

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 31
Cheapest month to stay with an average 35% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 56% rise in price.
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Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Athens Backpackers

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Top tips for your stay at Athens Backpackers

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Athens Backpackers, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and March.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Athens Backpackers, plan to stay on a Thursday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Wednesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Athens Backpackers was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 73, while the most expensive was C$ 73.
  • How long should you stay at Athens Backpackers? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Athens Backpackers

  • Where is Athens Backpackers located?

    Athens Backpackers is located at 12, Makri St. in Plaka, 1.6 km from the centre of Athens. Acropolis Museum is the closest landmark to Athens Backpackers.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Athens Backpackers?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:30 AM at Athens Backpackers.

  • Does Athens Backpackers offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Athens Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Athens Backpackers from the airport?

    Athens Backpackers is 19.1 km from Athens Eleftherios V.. Athens Backpackers is 123.3 km from Ermoupoli Syros Island.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Athens Backpackers hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Athens Backpackers in Athens and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Athens Backpackers and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Athens Backpackers.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to downtown

1.6 km

Nearest Airport

Athens Eleftherios V.

Distance to airport

19.1 km