City Circus Athens

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Address
16 Sarri Street, Athens (Athinai), Attica, Greece
Coordinates
37.979623, 23.723388 (accuracy not guaranteed)
Location
Website
www.citycircus.gr
Telephone
00302130237244
Fax
00302130237244
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Hostels.com
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Hostelz.com Guest Reviews

  Comfortable, easy location. Almost a hotel The Location The hostel is in between Monastiraki and Thissio subway stations, a 8-10 min walk to either stations. Close to the hostel you may find several bars and restaurants to choose from. The first time may be a bit hard to find the hostel, but should be the only time. Very convenient location and safe. There will be a big variety of choices for restaurants, snacks, bars and nightlife entertainment. From Syntagma square, you can virtually reach any point in Athens, so it is best place to find whatever you need for your trip and your local SIM card in Vodafone. Rooms and Bathrooms There are both room with ensuite bathrooms and independente bathrooms from the bedrooms. All rooms are very spacy with balcony, and very safe luggage storage under the bunk beds (not the flimsy type of hinges). Well equipped bathrooms with hairdryer. The rooms have very fast wifi access, maybe something that is lacking are individual lighting for the bunk beds and electric outlets for each bed. Try choosing independente bathrooms if they are available. The rooms with no ensuite bathrooms would be less influenced by the steam and any smell that may come from the bathroom. Common Spaces The lounge room is amazing, with a lot of books, guide books, board games, big common table and cozy sofás where you can just chill or watch movies during movie nights. Very fancy and modern design on the common rooms and you have access to the restaurant that is in the groundfloor. It is an upscale restaurant with very nice drinks and food. There is also an open air space on the rooftop where you get a great view of acropolis. Summary The best hostel I have ever stayed in my life. Great interior design, clean bedrooms big balcony and amazing staff. The localtion is suitable for visiting all tourist locations such as the acropolis, the acropolis museum and if you ever need to go somewhere farther away, you will have access to 2 different metro lines. If you only have one big luggage, suggestion is take the airport bus to syntagma square and then just walk 15 min down the street to get to hostel. The facilities are so comfortable that you might meet people that have lived weeks if not months straight in the hostel.
Mark Yeh
2016-02-02
 
Amazing place
The room is clean and big, with a little balcony, and is very safe,with door card. Common room is very nice, providing table games, chess, magazines and books, a very good place to meet backpackers. Breakfast is very nice, with fruit, yogurt, milk, tea, juice, ham, eggs, and bread. The bathroom is clean, with mirror and can be locked. Recommend this hostel.
Jinny
2015-01-11
 
Excellent beds, great big rooms, nice hostel but people aren't social!
The hostel itself is really well equipped with comfortable new mattresses, large rooms, clean bathrooms and a really good atmosphere overall. Unfortunately the people who stay here are not too social and I don't mean social in a party sort of way, I mean social in terms of just starting a conversation. Also the instructions on how to get to this hostel on their website are rubbish! Just take the train directly from Airport to Monastiraki and then walk all the way down Ermou (you will need to turn left on Ermou if coming from Monastiraki station main entrance). At the end of that road turn right and just as one of the locals where sari street is.
Laurence
2014-09-22
 
Excellent stay
The place was spic and span, with very nice owners and receptionists. Place was 5 mins walk from Monastiriaki which has a nice flea market and near Acropolis (which is where most people will go for visiting). Stayed in a 6-bed dorm that had huge beds. Only thing in the room that i felt was lacking was that the beds on the top deck did not have their own socket points to charge their electronic equipments.
Joshua
(Singapore)
2013-10-29
 
"Can't wait to go back!"
We loved our stay at the city circus hostel and can't wait for our next visit. An eclectic bohemian haven in the heart of a gently gentrified hood, this place is a wonder. Brooklyn-esque quirks, brand new linen and super clean facilities would be enough, but it also has a rooftop for lazy beer drinking in the night while watching the Acropolis. The location is awesome, about 5 minutes from the old city centre (Monastiraki) but in an area full of its own little bars and cafes away from the more touristy bits. More than anything, the owner, Nondas was full of great ideas for interesting historical sights as well as outrageously cool nightspots. We spent many an hour chatting to him about Greece, partying, politics and life and he treated us like an old friend.
Maxijo
Age 27, Canada
2013-04-20
 
Beautiful, comfortable, friendly
This is a brand-spanking-new, well-built hostel. Seriously well-built. The rooms are nice -- I stayed in a room with four bunk beds, four spacious lockers, and a private (to the room) bath/shower. Breakfast is included and is delicious, made up of yogurt, honey, granola, with (almost?) every component coming from the hostel owner's mother, friend, directly to the hostel. The only drawback is that it's not in the very best part of town, but it's only a short walk from a lot of the ancient digs (ha!).
nmn
(USA)
2012-08-28

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