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Soph & Chris Northern Backpackers

Hostel | Agias Theklas 12, (next door to AthenStyle), Monastiraki Athens, Greece 10554

76.9% Overall Rating

45 out of 55 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/05/2014)

"The Hostel is connected with the slightly more expensive "Athens style hostel" thus you are able to use their fantastic rooftop bar as well as having the same reception and breakfast area. Thus, if you like to save some…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.13

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Payment needs to be completed upon arrival in cash. We do not accept any cards.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Athens?

Contact us directly

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Located right next door to the famous AthenStyle hostel and managed by the same group, newly renovated dorms at budget prices and high standards! Read more

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About Soph & Chris Northern Backpackers

Located right next door to the famous AthenStyle hostel and managed by the same group, newly renovated dorms at budget prices and high standards!

Enjoy all facilities of the main AthenStyle building:

.:: 24-hour reception,
.:: free breakfast,
.:: free access to the Internet (free Wi-Fi in common areas and free computers),
.:: Rooftop Bar (open all year round) & Rooftop Restaurant (in the Summer) with amazing views of Acropolis, unique vibe and famous Happy Hour!
.:: pool table & home cinema in a Basement Lounge,
.:: common kitchen,
.:: free city map and lots of tips,
.:: laundry facilities.
.::NEW! Security lockers available for 2€/per day

Please note: We do not provide pick up from the Port/Airport. However we can arrange it for you in case the public transport is not working. Please email us with your arrival details to inquire about costs.


Cancellation policy

ANY CHANGE or CANCELLATION in total or in part of the reservation MUST BE completed before midday (12.00) of the day before arrival by either fax or e-mail. NO changes/cancellations (even partial) UPON check-in. NO REFUNDS. Phone cancellations will not be accepted.

Your credit card will be charged in cases of “no show” or changes made not according to cancellation policy above. The amount charged will be the total of the first night of your reservation. To claim the percentage and the booking fee paid to an online booking company, you must get in contact with them.


General Rules

Payment is upon arrival - CASH ONLY, credit cards are NOT ACCEPTED. Check-out is no later than 10 am. Late check outs will be charged in any case with the following day. Check-in starts at 2 pm since rooms need to be cleaned. Please contact us if your arrival time change from the one in the booking. We reserve the right to give away your bed if you come later than 5 hours after expected arrival time.

We reserve the right to abandon or cancel reservations if the given information is incorrect or false and to refuse accommodation to anyone or end their stay before the reservation finishes if standards of behaviour are not met, in cases such as this no money will be refunded to the guests.

We make every effort to accommodate you in the dormitory size of your choice. However, because of the nature of our business, we may have to place you in a different sized dormitory. As a result the balance to be paid upon arrival can be slightly different to what is stated on your confirmation.

Guests with children under the age of 10 are requested to book private accommodations. People cannot share one dorm bed. Bed linens and blankets are included in the price. Towels are provided for free only if booked private accommodation, can be rent for 2 euro - if booked dorms. No soaps are provided.

Generally everyone is welcome at AthenStyle, as long as they understand Hostels.

We don’t send fax or letters for Visa document applications to consulates.



A Booking for over 10 persons is considered a group booking and can not be booked over the web. To see if you can book a group you can send an email to us. For a group booking we reserve the right to ask for a deposit of 500 euros, which will be refunded on check-out, and only if the management considers that no damage has been done to our hostel. To have a processed reservation you will need to pay 50% of the total payment. Before this stage the reservation will not be confirmed and no beds will be blocked. No money will be refunded if you decide to cancel the reservation. 3 weeks before the arrival date you will have to make the full payment of the remaining amount. Between these two points you can make changes to your booking. When you have paid the remaining amount no changes, total cancellation or partial cancellation will be accepted.

Accommodation Information

All of the rooms (both private and shared ones) have bathrooms and A/C.
10-bed dorms are equipped with lockers, each bed has its own plug and reading light. Some of the rooms have private patio with view of Acropolis!

Location Information

The hostel has found its place in Athens, in the real heart of the city in the historical Monastiraki right next to the unique “Psyri” neighborhood. That means that everything you may need for food or fun is just around the corner, from traditional tavernas with famous Greek cuisine accompanied by folk music, international restaurants, chill out bars and clubs of all sorts to theatres, open-air cinemas, various art galleries and many many more.. All sightseeing (e.g. Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, Kerameikos) at walking distance!

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