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Reviews of Athens International Youth Hostel

Hostel | Viktoros Ougko 16, Metaxourgio, Athens, Greece 104 38

76.5% Overall Rating

338 out of 424 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/03/2014)

"This hostel is close to the metro and carrefore. In case of finding the direction to hostel from metro station, after you have identify the direction of street, just dont hesitate and keep walking because this hostel…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 62.20
  • Towel USD 1.38

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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76.5%

Overall Rating

338 out of 424 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Athens International Youth Hostel'

Atmosphere
72.8%
Location
69.6%
Facilities
76.0%
Cleanliness
69.6%
Staff
82.4%
Value
87.2%
Safety
77.6%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

28 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is close to the metro and carrefore. In case of finding the direction to hostel from metro station, after you have identify the direction of street, just dont hesitate and keep walking because this hostel located a bit far and it located on left sided of the street. In overall, this hostel is close to hostel. Friendly stuff, got elevator, kitchen but the wifi internet quite difficult to get connect.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap

Disliked: Avg

45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

benjamin scott

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

26 February 2014

Liked: free internet

Disliked: people smoking all over especially the staff. uncomfortable beds and the place is run down

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: fair enough place to sleep and socialise with other travelers

Disliked: all right place.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Thomas Mooney

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 November 2013 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Professionalism and friendliness of staff, and high standard of cleanliness.

Disliked: 0

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

26 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, close to metro.

Disliked: In the middle of a bad neighborhood.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Jani Syrjäläinen

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 September 2013 Jani would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff who are willing to help you. It was great that they offered ferry tickets to islands from hostel!

Disliked: Poor common area, not easiest place to make friends.

The property's response is...

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

10 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: They were really nice, and although we reserved 6 bed room, because it was cheaper, we got to stay in a 4 bed room for the same price, since they didn't have the other one free.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

aydin kutulaman

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

08 September 2013 aydin would recommend this property

Liked: All staff was very helpful... They helped us as they can. Thanks a lot.

Disliked: Location is easy to find but streets are full of immigrant

The property's response is...

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Su Jin Oh

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 August 2013 Su Jin would recommend this property

Liked: It was close to the metro stop, had a lounge and a bar.

Disliked: Terrible wifi, the location was not very good, staff was very indifferent and distant. Not the best, but I guess you get what you pay for.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

23 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Breakfast was served on site for a great price- just had to wait for a bit, especially the morning the school group was also there. I also stayed in the top floor/2 person private bath/junior suite, and there was an awesome roof-top balcony right outside our room!

Disliked: Despite the no-smoking sign in the main area, I saw as many as 3 staff members smoking at the desk, inside the office! Also, the school group (mentioned above) left all their baggage right ontop of the other baggage when they left. I had to dig for 15 minutes or so, through 3-4 layers of luggage, to find my stuff in the luggage room!

The property's response is...

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Belle McMillin

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

16 August 2013 Belle would recommend this property

Liked: I felt safe enough and the room had a balcony and a nice view.

Disliked: the area is ghetto. actually all of athens is really ghetto.. just don't go to athens unless you're renting a car.

The property's response is...

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Bartosz Stengert

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 August 2013 Bartosz would recommend this property

Liked: Nice&cheap place well performing basic standards & about 10 minutes walk to Syntagma...

Disliked: not really

45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 August 2013

Liked: Price and helpful staff.

Disliked: you have to have eyes at theback of your head in this neighbourhood always feels unsafe syringes on the ground etc. Beds very old and uncomfortable. No character or atmosphere very regimented just pump them in and pump them out no charm. Kitchen not well equipped and even though beds are cheap bere i feel there are better options for an extra euro or two.

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Robert Ennis

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 August 2013 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: Good hostels in a city where I wouldn't expect much from....it's not just the tourist attractions the whole city is In ruins

Disliked: Robert left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

STEPHANIE KA YING LAI

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

13 August 2013 STEPHANIE KA YING would recommend this property

Liked: it has kichen(though not very clean, but cookable), private bathroom for dorm rooms, wifi is ok in the room, air con, balcany... that's really a lot for the money !!!

Disliked: this place is not very clean, the kitchen has a bowl of super smelly water inside one of the cupboard attracting a lot of fly... if the staff could clean the kitchen everyday... it would be ok... but they dont ...

34.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 August 2013

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Very seedy neighbourhood, not a nice area. Old and dingy, beds are super uncomfortable. They will offload guests when full into another hostel that is even worse. The kitchen is gross. Food left in a pot in a cupboard that was full of maggots. Tiny showers, wifi drops in and out. Don't stay here there are much nicer places closer to the acropolis and centre of town.

The property's response is...

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Louise Latz

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

11 August 2013 Louise would recommend this property

Liked: The breakfast was amazing. They had large lockers to use.

Disliked: Some of the staff were rude and not particularly helpful. It wasn't the nicest area, but close to the centre.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

03 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room, the bathroom, communal kitchen and use of free internet. Close to train station

Disliked: A little far from Acropolis area

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Elaine Van

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

29 July 2013 Elaine would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly owners/staff!

Disliked: Was a little dirty, floor was dusty.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Gloriana Chacon

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

23 July 2013 Gloriana would recommend this property

Liked: Good value for the money. This hotel is really cheap and is located near the metro. Is not great looking, but is a good option if you're on a budget. The staff is very helpful and friendly

Disliked: Noisy at night

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

19 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Short distance from subway station, affordable

Disliked: Very noisy

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Mrugakshee Palwe

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2013 Mrugakshee would recommend this property

Liked: It was really close to the metro station so travelling to other parts of the city was really easy! The kitchen was fully equip and the breakfast(optional) served in the morning was really delicious. The staff was helpful and the room was clean!

Disliked: Mrugakshee left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was really helpfull even if se arrived at 2 in the morning

Disliked: Not the best location

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Beat Lenel

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 July 2013 Beat would recommend this property

Liked: This is where all the travellers meet. The place is in walking distance of the city centre.

Disliked: Beat left no negative feedback.


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