Affordable, Quiet, and Safe Hostels in Athens, Greece

Affordable, Quiet, and Safe Hostels in Athens, Greece
Athens is the capital of Greece. It's also a major metropolitan area with a population of 3.7 million. Athens is famous as the birthplace of Classical Greece and the western civilization. The city is a popular tourist destination for it's many historic monuments and its vibrant culture. It's also a relatively affordable city to visit, which makes it attractive with the backpacker crowd.

There are many great hostels in Athens. If you're looking for a quiet and safe place to stay that is centrally located and affordable, the hostels listed below are some of the best.
How much do hostels in Athens cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Athens here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for couples and backpackers.

Dorm Bed from $20.46
Private Room from $10.80
Overall Rating: 94%
13 Methonis Street, Athens
Athens Quinta Hostel is located in the center of Athens in a beautiful neoclassical manor in a trendy neighborhood. The building has been restored and decorated with vintage style furniture and small artifacts. This is a great place to stay with a lot of character and a convenient location. It's surrounded by the city's artistic and cultural area and is just a few minutes from the metro, so it offers easy access to many places around Athens. It's also near many great bars, cafes, restaurants, and movie theaters.

The hostel has several great communal areas including an outdoor yard, a "chill-out room", and a kitchen. There are also laundry facilities and other great amenities for guests. The hostel has free wi-fi and air conditioning throughout. There are free snacks and coffee and tea available for guests as well. If you need any travel information or suggestions, the staff are readily available to answer your questions.

There are double private rooms that are perfect for couples. There are also six bed dorms that are great for small groups of friends or solo travelers. If you're looking for a relaxing and affordable place to stay that is not a party hostel, then Athens Quinta Hostel is a great option.


A good hostel for backpackers and couples.

Dorm Bed from $29.00
Private Room from $30.56
Overall Rating: 97%
16 Sarri street, Athens
City Circus Hostel is a cozy and comfortable hostel that is located in a neoclassical building with wooden floors and impressive painted ceilings. The hostel has been decorated with antiques and retro furniture and the wall art has been designed by local artists. The hostel is located in the Psirri neighborhood where there is plenty to see and do.

City Circus Hostel has 19 rooms in total to choose from. There are double and twin private rooms with ensuite bathrooms. There are also large dorms that sleep either four or six people. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are well furnished.

This hostel has some great amenities for guests including air conditioning in every room. The are common rooms where guests can hang out and there is even an affiliated restaurant that serves great traditional Greek cuisine.

The hostel is quite safe with a top of the line security system. The rooms have key access cards and there are safety cameras that monitor the common rooms all day and night.

If you're looking for a fun and relaxing place to stay where you can still be assured a good nights sleep, then City Circus Hostel is a great option.


Dorm Bed from $22.73
Private Room from $25.57
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
Mavromihali, n47, Athens
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a common room, and board games. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Nubian Hostel Athens is also child friendly and pet friendly.


Dorm Bed from $24.29
Private Room from $25.58
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
17 Valtetsiou, Athens
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a bar, a common room, and board games. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $25.37
Private Room from $24.71
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 91%
Favierou 4, Athens
Baloo Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, key card access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $19.35
Private Room from $28.38
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 82%
Theatrou 8, Athina 105 52, Athens
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a bar, and a common room. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $13.64
Private Room from $22.74
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 81%
Agias Theklas 10, Monastiraki Athens, Athens
Safestay Athens Monastiraki is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a nightclub, bicycle hire, a common room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant, a cafe, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $9.66
Private Room from $13.64
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 72%
10 Gkyilfordou St. Victoria Square Athens 10434, Athens
This terrific hostel offers friendly service and a common room. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Zorbas Hotel is also child friendly.
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