This post is all about my review of Athens Hub Hostel in Athens Greece.

This post was updated on February 23, 2023

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After staying in over a hundred hostels, there are some every now and then that stick out to me – for better or for worse.

Here’s my completely honest, non-sponsored review of Athens Hub Hostel.

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Honest Review of Athens Hub Hostel

I arrived at Athens Hub Hostel after weeks of partying on the islands of Ios and Paros.

Completely drained and exhausted, I wanted to stay in a hostel that focused on comfort but still was somewhat social.

Athens Hub Hostel seemed like the place to stay.

Where to book

Typically I prefer to book hostels on hostelworld. Occasionally, if I have points for savings or I’m booking a private room, I use booking.com

Both these booking platforms are simple to use, have upfront cancellation & refund terms, and offer a level of protection that other websites may not offer.


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Location

Hostel address: Agias Eleousis 7, Athina 105 54, Greece

Located in Psyri, this hostel is literally in the heart of Athens.

I loved being in the center of the city. I felt like the location is a huge advantage because it’s on a quiet side street near the main Psyri strip of bars and restaurants.

Surrounded by the hostel you’ll find plenty of delicious restaurants, bars, and easy access to many of the top attractions and tours in Athens.

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The Rooms

Spacious rooms at Athens Hub offer privacy in a way many other hostels miss the mark.

Every dorm features beds with curtains, lockers, hooks, and mirrors.

Here are the different types of rooms you can book at Athens Hub:

6-bed female, 4-bed female

8-bed mixed, 6-bed mixed

Private double, private double with extra bed.

Pictured above: 4-bed female dorm.

Bathrooms at hostels can make or break a stay. The bathrooms here were always kept impeccably clean. The showers are nicer than mine at home – it feels like a luxury spa experience.

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Facilities

Some of the perks at Athens Hub are what make this hostel stand out.

Check out the bar/lounge area for a drink or if you need to work remotely. It’s a great place to socialize or work remotely.

They also offer a full (and affordable) breakfast menu in the morning that was tastier than some of the brunch spots I tried.

For a small fee or deposit, Athens Hub also offers laundry, hair dryers, and locks.

Activities & Social Life

Athens Hub Hostel is not the most social hostel, but it can be! I’ve stayed both when it’s bustling with outgoing hostel goers and when it’s quiet.

The biggest party hostel in Athens is Hawks.

Unlike party hostels, Athens Hub is a hostel that has a nice level of social activities available for those who want them but prioritizes cleanliness, safety, and hospitality.

A few activities you can join are happy hour & board games, Pub Crawl, or a Free Walking Tour.

 

Overall, I think Athens Hub Hostel is a wonderful place to stay in the center of Athens. After two long stays, I can confidently say I would recommend this hostel to anyone, especially backpackers ages 18-35.

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