Students and Travellers Inn
The hostel has a great location, fun atmosphere, 24 hour reception, friendly staff, an in-hostel travel agency, free Wi-Fi and maps, vending machines for quick drinks, book exchange, chess, playing cards and wide screen TV in the courtyard for social watching. There is a garden bar that offers cold beer, cocktails and Shishas amongst other delicacies and beverages. It is not exactly an out and out party hostel, but the socialising is great.
Average dorm price: 10.0 €
Located at less than five minutes walking distance from the Acropolis, the Plaka, the National Gardens, Hadrians Arch and the Temple of Zeus, this hostel is a favourite with both solo and group travellers. The property offers free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and a rooftop roof sports bar with Happy Hour drinks promotions and activities like morning walking tours, quiz nights, karaoke nights, soup nights and other special events. It is a great place for partying and socialising.
Average dorm price: 13.04 €
This hostel is ideally located amidst some of the best restaurants and bars in the area. With unique themed rooms and a cozy, beautiful rooftop terrace to let the guests socialise, this hostel carries a vibrant, friendly atmosphere. The staff are very accommodating. Great social vibe.
Average dorm price: 9.0 €
City Circus Athens
The hostel is great for solo and young travellers. The spacious on-site restaurant offers amazing local and international food for those too lazy to cook. The hostel also features a bar always bustling from people. Daily happy hours are real treats for social butterflies and party animals.
Average dorm price: 16.0 €
Pela Inn Athens
There is no hostel with better views of Athens than Pela Inn. Centrally located, the hostel is literally in the middle of the vibrant party area crowded with bars and tavernas. The iconic rooftop terrace is the place where you can hang out with other travellers, while tasting wines and cocktails.
Average dorm price: 9.5 €
What are the Party Hostels in Athens like?
- Best Party Hostels in Athens: Students and Travellers Inn; Athens Backpackers; Pela Inn Athens
- Party hostel style: Fun social hostel
- Craziness level: fairly crazy
- Parties on-site: Bar onsite
- Pub Crawls: Yes
Most of the party hostels in Athens are not that crazy as you would expect, but they are definitely great social places where you can meet new people. They have organized bar crawls for all party maniacs willing to explore the city’s nightlife vibes.
Nightlife in Athens
The capital of Greece is home of fantastic bars and clubs where you can dance the night out. Athens’s nightlife is rapidly growing thanks to numerous places that are literally popping out overnight. From the local taverns where you can enjoy tasty meze and traditional music, to the sophisticated lounges and rooftops – Athens has it all.
Basic information about nightlife in Athens:
Pubs and clubs closing times:
- Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 01 am – Weekends until 03 am
- Clubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 04am – Friday and Saturday at 05am
- Average cover charge for clubs: free - 15 €
- Average price of a pint of beer: 4 €
- Famous neighbourhoods for partying: Exarchia; Gazi; Metaxourgeio and Keramikos
- Famous events or parties: Full Moon Festival - August
Best Party Areas in Athens
Party districts in Athens are located next to each other, mainly in the city centre. They are always crowded with people, no matter the day of the week and the season. Traditional taverns can be found in every single corner of the city, so don’t miss to visit them and enjoy a fantastic atmosphere.
Party in Gazi
With most famous clubs in Athens, Gazi is the paradise for clubbers and party-goers. The vibrant nightclubs are hosting international and local DJs and singers. The area is very popular among locals and celebrities, so don’t get surprised if you see someone famous dancing right next to you.
Lohan club has a spacious dancefloor and amazing lighting system which will blow your mind. The club is getting crowded after midnight, and it is open 7 days a week.
Party in Exarchia
This is the favourite neighbourhood of the locals, especially young people and hipsters. Besides traditional pubs and trendy bars, the area also offers cool artistic places where you can grab some food and enjoy great drinks.
Spirito is one of the most crowded social spots in the area. There are also plenty of other great places along the lively Emmanouil Benaki street.
Party in Metaxourgeio and Keramikos
Another fun area popular among younger locals and travellers. The area is much more relaxed and chilled compared to the Exarchia and Gazi.
Popular places with the best parties and events are Bios and Blue Parrot. Here you can find the best cocktails in the city.
Dress codes & age restrictions
Bars and clubs in Athens don’t bother the guests with strict rules and dress code. However, locals like to dress nicely when going out, so make sure you do some effort. A smart casual look is always welcomed.
When it comes to drinking age and restrictions, you should be at least 18 to buy alcohol. Usually, there are no ID checks in the bars, but nightclubs are a bit more rigid.