The Students and Travellers Inn – the first hostel in Greece since 1977
We cater for everyone and aim to make everyone's travels unforgettable! We have a large selection of rooms from the social 8 and 4 bedded dormitories to many private rooms, all with heating and air-conditioning of course!
We have a 24 hour services and facilities including hot showers, laundry service (done within hours!), vending machines for quick cold drinks and beers, telephone available, taxi service, free computers, free Wi-Fi, free maps, free wake up calls, lockers, locks, safety deposit, book exchange, chess, backgammon, playing cards and a wide screen TV in the courtyard.
We have extremely friendly and experienced staff that are very knowledgeable about the area and will give you the best local advice. This includes an in-house travel agency to help you book all the trips and ferry tickets you desire!
There is no lock-in, no lock-out, no curfew, and a 24 hour reception so weather you have questions or just want a chat we will be here waiting… we love to talk!!
Breakfast has many irresistible choices made from the freshest ingredients!
Our hostel has FREE linens and towels are available for hire!
You will step out onto the most famous and traditional street of Kydathineon, full of souvenir shops,art and craft shops, Byzantine churches, taverns, coffee shops, museums, galleries, jewelry shops, roof top cinemas, money exchange, banks, fruit and vegetable shops, mini markets, super market, post office, pharmacies, and many more. The location is under 10 minutes away from all the important sites and places to visit in Athens including, Acropolis archeological site, Acropolis museum, Panathinaikon Stadium, Ancient Agora, Classical Agora, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Syntagma Square, The Trilogy of National Academy/University/Library, the main shopping street of Ermou, Keramikos archeological site, Athens Flea Market, Hadrian's Gate, Hadrian's Library, Zappeion Building, National Garden, Presidential Mansion, Old parliament Building Lycicrates Monument, Areopagus Hill(Mars Hill), Filopappos Hill, Lycabettus hill, Athens Cathedral, bars, clubs and restaurants of any culture.
The building is a traditional 150 year-old building full of charm!
Our garden bar will revive you after a hard day exploring the city. We offer cold beers, cocktails and soft drinks. Shishas are available with many tasty flavors including mint, apple, watermelon, Coca-Cola, cherry lemon and pomegranate. It is guaranteed to be a fun and long night!!
You’re more than welcome to use our free day luggage storage. We also offer long-term luggage storage.
‘The best back-packer place in the Plaka and the perfect spot to meet up with other young travellers.’ - Rick Stevens, 2010
‘Popular and well-run place in the heart of Plaka.’ - Lonely planet, 2008
‘Great location and lively atmosphere.’ - Let's go, 2004
If you cannot find availability please check our sister hostel here on Hostelworld, called ‘Athens International Youth Hostel - Victor Hugo’.