Hostel Meteora, Trikala

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Great hostel in a beautiful city!

Hostel is very clean, beds and toilet very well maintained. Staff were friendly and always there to help you.

Location is 5 minutes to the city square on foot and near nice restaurants and shopping area. 20 mins away to Kalambaka by bus which got a good public transportation.

Trikala city is much cheaper though with a lot more things to do especially at night. Absolutely recommended!

Age 30 | Belgium

Great location, friendly and very helpful stuff!

Fabulous unique place. Atmosphere was very good. The owners and staff were extremely helpful, free coffee, water, and "arrival drink" were all nice. Clean rooms, good info about the city and the local taverna restaurant just down the road is perfect. Delicious cheap dinner after 8 pm and the bar is perfect meeting place for the residents. Lovely smiley people. Review has to be 100%!

Age 22 | Australia

One of the best hostels I have stayed at!

The staff was very helpful and cheerful. You'll get a delicious welcome drink (homemade wine -- juice or liquor) on your arrival. The hostel is decorated with a lot of passion and love for details. The linen, towels, and other facilities were clean and in good condition. The hostel is in a quiet neighbourhood just 5 min walking to the centre. The wifi is good everywhere in the hostel. The downstairs lounging and bar area had a good ambiance and easy to meet people.

Age 27 | USA


Hey Julie and Dimitri, you have a very nice Hostel in such a beautiful environment. I enjoyed it a lot! After this no hostel will seem as good. Please keep it this way ... I will definitely be recommending it to anyone who wants to see Meteora! Thank you so much for showing us the best places in Trikala and for these filled paprika from your mom, yummy!!!!!!!

Age 27 | Poland

Go to Trikala city -- loved it!!!

Trikala or Kalampaka? I chose Trikala and I absolutely recommend it to everyone!!! Hostel Meteora is far the cheapest in whole area and very modern, clean and with a great Greek atmosphere. Dimitri and Juliana are really friendly and helpful, gave me all the information I needed for Greece and continuation of my journey to Albania. Train to Kalambaka takes 15 minutes and costs 1,4 euro but there are also tours available at the hostel every day. In addition to this, they give you a map with which you get a discount in a lot of restaurants, bars, cafes, bakeries etc. in Trikala and also 10% off in many hostels in Greece and in the Balkan countries!!!

Age 25 | Australia


This is the only hostel in the Meteora area and is very popular between backpackers because it's associated to a balkan network of hostels, especially to the studios arabas of Thessaloniki, owned by Dimitri's brother, Costa. So, many people come here to visit Meteora, but the distance isn't "only 10 miles," but 20 km from here to Kalambaka and then after 4-5 km to reach the Grand Meteoro monastery. Twenty minutes with a quickly car but 90 minutes with public bus. You have to leave the hostel at 7'50, 9'50 and 11'50 to go to the bus stop, take the bus to Kalambaka at 8,10 and 12 (30-40 minutes, 2,30euro) and than take the bus Kalambaka- Grand Meteoro at 9, 11 and 13 (15-20 minutes, 1,60euro). The last bus who come back to Kalambaka from the monastery is at 13,15, then taxies or feet. Single traveler, who sleeps in the hostel and takes the bus to Kalambaka, spends 17,10 euro (accommodation 12,50 2 bus tickets 4,60); he can save money because single rooms are very expensive in Kalambaka or Kastraki. But 2 or more persons can find a cheap accomodation in this last villages at the same price (17,10x2=34,20 17,10x3=51,30),avoiding the slow bus Trikala-Kalambaka. I add only, to complete the review upstairs, that in this hostel, at the ground floor, there are 2 dorms with 5 and 4 beds but only 4 lockers. Ask the receipt, as requested by greek law.

Age 53 | italian

Response from the accommodation:

Best budget / quality accommodation in the area! Discount prices and special gifts for all our guests arriving from the best balkan hostels organisation and from Hostels of Thessaloniki! Also free transport from Trikala to Kalambaka very often! Besides, 1,4€ costs the train and takes 15 minutes to the village of Kalmbaka or 2,2€ the bus and takes 20 minutes. Trikala city is much bigger than Kalambaka, and not touristy, with many more options for going out, enjoying cheap and quality food, music events and many many options for the night. Buses to all Greek cities start from Trikala Central Bus Station.


Dmitri was super friendly, you may have to call the number on the door if he's not around and wait a couple of minutes. Wifi was good and the map and explanations of how to get to Meteora were excellent!

Age 22 | UK

Hostel Meteora is a small hostel located in the cosy town of Trikala, designed specifically for travelers on a budget looking to spend time at the breathtaking Meteora monasteries.

The Location

The hostel is located in the town of Trikala. The hostel is well located in the centre of town, and it is an easy, twenty-minute walk from the train station. If you are arriving from another town by bus, you will be dropped at the main bus station. From the station there is a shuttle bus that runs every thirty minutes to the main square in Trikala. Then the hostel is approximately five minutes' walk from this intersection. The hostel is well positioned with many supermarkets, bakeries, and fruit stores nearby. The owner, Dimitri, is very helpful in suggesting places to eat for dinner, and also regarding the buses to Meteora. The hostel is within walking distance to the bus stop for Meteora, which is very convenient.

Rooms and Bathrooms

The hostel is small, with only one private room, and two dorm rooms of five beds. The rooms are basic, with just the bunk bed and a number of power outlets. There are no lockers, wardrobe/hanging area, and no locks on the doors to the rooms. It is a place where all guests are free to come and go as they please. The room does have good air conditioning, which is a bonus in the hot weather. The bathrooms are en suite to the dorm rooms and are a basic shower/toilet combination. There is a little room within the en suite for belongings. However, there are no shelves in the shower for toiletries. Hot water is plentiful and the water pressure is good. There are a number of additional toilets outside the rooms just in case someone is taking an extra long shower.

Common Spaces

The common spaces are small but sociable. There is a book exchange, but no communal computers for use. Information is provided in the common areas for day trips to Meteora and to other cities. There is also a kitchen, which consists of a fridge/freezer, sink and hob. Unfortunately, there is an additional fee to guests who want to cook their own food, which is unusual. Wi-Fi is included in the cost of the accommodation and is available in the common area as well as the rooms. The hostel advertises that breakfast is included in the price of the accommodation, however this does not seem to be the case. The atmosphere is chilled, and because of the size of the hostel it is easy to make new friends.


This is a basic hostel, with all of the potential to be great.



Welcome to our brand new Hostel Meteora in Trikala City!

If you’re looking for a fun, fresh and friendly place to stay then look no further:

Hostel Μeteora is the ideal place for you!

Clean and spacious rooms for a budget price, starting from 12€/night!

* FREE Wi-Fi Internet

* FREE walking tour of the old city

* FREE luggage storage

* FREE Meteora and city maps

* Guided Tours

* Organised Outdoor Activities

* Useful tips and info about Greece!

* Snack-Bar & Grill

* Common Lounge Room with big Cinema TV for movies and matches

* Bicycles to rent and many more facilities!

Excellently located in the heart of the city in Trikala, Central Greece, just 10 miles from the Holy Meteora, this international hostel provides you with the perfect base for sight-seeing and adventures by day and partying by night. All of Thessaly's major hot spots, like the Holy Meteora, Pindos mountains, Lake Plastiras, Delphi, Mount Olympus, Pilion peninsula, Kissavos Beaches are easily accessible thus you gain a great experience of real Greece in just a little time.

The Hostel hosts a number of activities and cultural events including hiking at Meteora, mountain biking, enduro motorbikes, river rafting, beach tours, mountain excursions, motorcycle tours, weekly Live Greek music events, BBQ nights, film nights and travel presentations.

Our friendly and welcoming staff will be more than happy to provide you with plenty of information about the city and how to get around, ensuring you are able to make the most of your stay in Trikala and the Holy Meteora. The hostel is owned and run by a local family who are also travellers and able to offer you a good insight into this magical city as well as some insider’s tips on the best places to go and where to eat out and have fun!

In short Hostel Meteora is the perfect place for any traveller, whether they be the student backpacker, the young family or the more mature couple looking for a relaxing stay. As well as dorm style rooms the hostel also caters for groups and families looking for private rooms complete with en suite bathrooms.

We wish you the best of your holidays! Enjoy yourself!

Location and Contact




Address: Tiouson 51 & Papagou Street, Kalampaka, Trikala, Thessaly, Greece

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Website Hostel Meteora Trikala
Phone Number: 00306975949554
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Family-Friendly Hostel

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller


City Tours

Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage


Pub Crawls

Safe Deposit Box

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Bike Rental (8)

Towels (1)

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill


Bike Tours

Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Entirely Non-Smoking

Evening Entertainment



Gym/Fitness Room

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms



Walking Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

Airport Pickup


Credit Card Payments


Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: All Ages

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 11:00 - 23:00

Size: Small (less than 30 beds)


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