The Best Hostels in Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki is a Greek port city on the Thermaic Gulf of the Aegean Sea. Thessaloniki is easy to fall in love with – it has beauty, chaos, history and culture, a remarkable cuisine and wonderful, vast sea views. This is Greece's second city, which, like the rest of the country, has suffered the hit of the economic crisis, but the streets remain full of life and vibrancy. Evidence of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman history remains, especially around Ano Poli, the upper town. The ruins of Roman Emperor Galerius' 4th-century palace include the Rotunda that has been both a church and a mosque. Much of the city center was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1917. The rebuilt 20th-century city has a modern European layout. The different neighborhoods are little worlds unto themselves, and when you climb up to the Byzantine walls and take in the whole of Thessaloniki at sunset, you see what a sprawling, organic city it is. Old and new cohabit wonderfully: the Arch of Galerius overlooks the busy shopping drag of Egnatia, while Thessaloniki's most famous sight, the White Tower, anchors a waterfront packed with cocktail bars. The New Waterfront opened up space for long walks and cycling. By night, the city reverberates with music and nightlife. Thessaloniki has plenty to see and do and these hostels provide an excellent base for exploring the area.
How much do hostels in Thessaloniki cost?
Average Dorm Price $15 ($2 to $27)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $38 ($5 to $66)

Andokidou 24, , Thessaloniki Greece
Little Big House offers a great place to relax, meet people, and experience all interesting aspects of Thessaloniki, from its rich culture and colorful history to its relaxed days and vibrant never-ending nightlife. The property has eight spacious rooms with a private kitchenette and bathroom, a common room where coffee and drinks can be served, plus a beautiful garden area and a refreshing terrace, where you can sit, relax, and meet with people. Guests can choose between a 2-bed private apartment, a 4-bed sharing dorm accommodation, or a 6-bed sharing dorm accommodation. All rooms include beautiful views of the Old City, free Wi-Fi, free linen and towels, security lockers, air-conditioning, reading lights, hot water, fully equipped kitchenettes, and ensuite shower/toilet. There are also free city maps, travel information and city recommendations, reception, laundry/drying facilities, a lovely garden cafe and no curfews. The property is located in the most picturesque, quiet, and safe neighborhood – the center of the Old City (Ano Poli) of Thessaloniki – just a short walking distance from the city center and the most popular tourist sites. Breakfast is also included with your stay.

Dorm Bed: $13.06
Private Room: $16.32
Overall Rating: 85%
Sachtouri 28 , Thessaloniki Greece
Thessaloniki Studios Arabas is located in the Upper Town (Ano Poli), the most beautiful, quiet, and safe area of the city. From the balconies, which are available in all the rooms, you can sit on the sun loungers and enjoy the great view over the sea and the town and idyllic sunsets. The rooms are always clean and include private bathrooms, showers, a fridge, and a kitchen with utensils. Free high speed Wi-Fi is also available in all the rooms. There is also a spacious common-area lounge with a 42” TV with DVDs, plus a patio surrounded by flowers where you can relax in your free time and enjoy the Greek sun. For a small fee the facility will also provide meals, air conditioning, and laundry facilities. The city center is only 15 minutes on foot from the property. Parking, linens, and Wi-Fi, are free with your stay and bicycles and towels area available for hire.

Dorm Bed: $16.49
Private Room: $20.89
Overall Rating: 94%
Athanasiou Diakou 1, Agios Pavlos , Thessaloniki Greece
Crossroads is a place with a pleasant atmosphere offering relaxation and rest to any traveler. You can have a coffee in the yard under the shade of trees or enjoy a glass of homemade wine on the balcony with a panoramic view of the city. The property is located on a picturesque street of Thessaloniki, next to the Byzantine Walls, just 10 minutes away from the city center, under the Trigonion Tower or Alysseos Tower. The accommodations consist of three rooms with a total of 12 beds. A six-bed, a four-bed, and two-bed room are available. The handmade beds have been constructed by high quality wood and ecological, environmentally friendly paints, and are hanged with high-strength natural rope ‘Manila’. Self-Catering facilities and a BBQ area are available and Wi-Fi is included with your stay.

Dorm Bed: $17.41
Private Room: $2.45
Overall Rating: 91%
Konstantinou Melenikou 9 Thessaloniki , Thessaloniki Greece
RentRooms Thessaloniki aims to make you feel like you're at home. The facility offers newly renovated rooms, all of which include bathroom and air conditioning. All private rooms also include TV. Breakfast, daily room cleaning, and Wi-Fi are included in price. The facility is conveniently located by the city center as well as ancient monuments and parks, and are also next to the university campus, historic center and Trade Fair. The hygiene standards of the facility are of the highest level and the staff tries to help in any way possible so that your experience in will be a vivid and exceptional memory. RentRooms offers a Garden Cafe and common room where you can grab a bite or relax. The property only accepts cash payment. Linens and towels are free with your stay and bicycles are available for hire.
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