Athens Hostels Near the Acropolis

Athens Hostels Near the Acropolis The Plaka Neighborhood in Athens
Athens is a popular destination any time of the year. It offers everything from history and culture, to delicious cuisine and vibrant nightlife. It's a popular stop off for all types of travelers whether they're backpackers, tour groups, or school groups.

The Acropolis is the ancient "high city" of Athens and sits on one of the twelve hills of the city. It's a plateaued rock that looks out on the city. There is ancient architecture including the most famous Parthenon. The Acropolis is a must see during your visit to Athens.

There are also a handful of hostels nearby. The location is convenient and accessible, making this a popular area to stay in Athens.

How much do hostels in Athens cost?
Average Dorm Price $17 ($10 to $27)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $40 ($18 to $87)

Private Room: $15.76
Overall Rating: 90%
3A Veikou St, Makrigyianni , Athens Greece
This hostel is located in a pleasant residential area that has a peaceful pedestrian street. There's also nearby parking if you have your own vehicle. It's only a few minutes from the Acropolis as well as many other sights and destinations around town such as restaurants and shops. It's in walking distance of many museums, pedestrian streets, night life, and entertainment options.

Guests are provided with a continental breakfast, internet access with WiFi, laundry, two bars which also serve food and have televisions, and safe storage and lockers. This hostel has been highly rated and reviewed by Lonely Planet and Let's Go, and is a very popular choice for backpackers and budget travelers.

Dorm Bed: $14.56
Private Room: $33.80
Overall Rating: 88%
Agias Theklas 10, Monastiraki Athens , Athens Greece
This hotel is in the middle of everything. You can walk to many of the most popular attractions including the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, and Plaka. It's also close to public transportation including both the metro and buses. There's a rooftop bar and cafe that offers guests a wonderful view. It's a social setting where it's easy to make new friends. Guests also receive a free breakfast, have access to laundry facilities, and can relax in a basement lounge. There are free walking tours available daily during the summer and several times a week during the winter.

Guests can choose between dorms, standard private rooms, and studio apartments. There is a kitchen that you can use to prepare meals as well.

This hostel is conveniently located near many of the sights around town. It's near the Psirri neighborhood which is at the heart of Athens' nightlife. It's also near many galleries, museums and restaurants.

Dorm Bed: $13.40
Private Room: $27.32
Overall Rating: 88%
Ermou 104 , Athens Greece
This hostel is located in the middle of the old town of Athens. It's in walking distance of not only the Acropolis, but also Monastiraki Square and Plaka. Many of the rooms have balconies that look out onto the Acropolis. There's a rooftop bar that is a great place to relax and enjoy the views while you meet other travelers.

Other facilities available through the hostel include a safety deposit box, luggage storage, laundry service, air conditioning, travel information, car rental, balconies, and more.

Dorm Bed: $21.73
Private Room: $21.46
Overall Rating: 90%
12 Makri Street 11742 Athens , Athens Greece
This is one of Athens' most popular hostels. It's in a great location and is easy to access from public transportation. There are plenty of social activities including karaoke nights, live music several times a week, walking tours, and happy hours. There are a range of dorm rooms you can choose from as well as private apartments for those who need a little more space.

The Sky Bar also offers excellent views of the city. It sits right by the Acropolis and is a great place to spend a summer evening. There are plenty of other places to hang out nearby as well, and you are sure to be in the middle of the action.
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