Winter at Ab's, movies, hot soups, quiz nights, warm cheer, best prices, good times, roll in to Athens' only Aussie managed backpacker where you're guaranteed to meet people and have fun.
January 26th - Australia Day (big night!) meat pies, Fosters and Mythos
There is a reason we have a 99% rating for LOCATION from all the guests that have stayed here!!!! We are located a 1 min walk from the Plaka in quiet tree lined street. Best of all we're only 2 minutes to the Acropolis and a short walk to all the other classical sites. Finding us couldn't be easier, round the corner from the Acropolis metro station in a quiet, classy side street off the Plaka.
The Roof Bar is famous for it's views of the Acropolis and the downstairs Alan Border Bar serves the cheapest beer in town. You'll love the funky vibes and great atmosphere, every night a different party where every backpacker in Athens gravitates. After midnight we do free guided tours of the downtown nightspots either in Psirri or the beach, we know all the best places.
Our rooms are always heated, showers always hot, beds new and comfortable and staff super-friendly and helpful. When you go to bed you can actually sleep as the building layout is intelligent and you don't find yourself being woken by traffic or peripheral noise. You'll find all the features you'd expect in one of the world's consistenly highest rated hostels. For example new computers, big communal kitchen, full launderette, lively coffee-bar, bathroom en-suites, balconies, free maps and info on Athens.
Savvy travelers save money at Backpackers, use our fully stocked kitchens to cook lunch and dinner (condiments, spices, pasta, rice and other dry goods free) and your stay in Athens will halve in price.
Best of all we're only 2 minutes to the Acropolis and a short walk to all the other classical sites. Finding us couldn't be easier, round the corner from the Acropolis metro station in a quiet, classy side street off the Plaka. Make sure you book from March to October, otherwise just rock up. (We take credit cards, no charge.)
Approx 7-10 min walk from Syntagma Square.
2 minute walk to the Acropolis
2 minute walk to the Plaka
5 minute walk to the National Gardens
1 minute walk Hadrians Arch
2 minute walk Temple of Zeus
10 minute subway to National Archaeological Mus
15 minute walk Lycabettus Hill
20 minute tram to beach
20 minute train to Pireaus Port
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