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Athens Hostel

A place to stay for members, academics, teachers and students
The Institute’s hostel is a self-contained, comfortable flat on the corner of Promachou and Parthenonos Streets in the inner Athens suburb of Makriyianni.


  • Lounge room
  • Archaeological library
  • Free wifi for residents
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Complimentary use of printer and computer
  • Study area
  • Full size kitchen
  • Secure bedrooms
  • Air conditioning in all bedrooms
  • Washing machine
  • Free local telephone calls


Download our current rates for the Athens hostel (pdf, 90KB)

The Hostel has two twin rooms and one double room. If you are a single traveller, you may be sharing a twin room with another guest. To guarantee single occupancy of a twin/double room, contact the Athens office for a quote. 

Apartment rate 

For reservation of the whole apartment (sleeping 5 to 6 persons), living areas and kitchen. The apartment rate is approximate only and subject to availability.

Conference rate 

This rate is inclusive of set-up time, projection facilities and lecture equipment as well use of the public areas for seminars and/or a reception.

Please contact the Athens office for any additional information: 

Reservations and information

Please note that accommodation in the hostel is in demand and limited. If your itinerary changes the institute may not be able to alter your confirmed booking.

You will receive a formal confirmation of your booking and and an invoice for your stay once your reservation has been approved.

Payment should be made to the Sydney office of the Institute. Australian cheques, international money orders and credit card payments (Visa and MasterCard) are all accepted. Online Credit Card payments can also be made.

Arrangements for pickup up keys can be made with the Hostel Manager. Normally, keys cannot be picked up on Sundays or public holidays in Greece.

There is an information booklet in each bedroom of the hostel giving details of the facilities and the surrounding area. 

For room reservations please contact Dr. Lita Tzortzopoulou-Gregory in the Athens office:

  • Telephone: +30 210 924 3256
  • Fax: +30 210 924 1659 
  • Email: AAIA in Greece

General enquiries about the hostel can also be made through the AAIA Sydney office by contacting:

  • Ms Beatrice McLoughlin
  • Telephone: +61 2 9351 7659

Information required

It would help the institute staff to respond quickly if you can include the following information when you call with a query or wish to make a reservation:

  1. Name of guest and contact details;
  2. Number of people for whom the booking is being made;
  3. Dates of stay; type of accommodation requested and academic status if relevant (i.e. twin share or single room, student or non-student).

Athens Office

Hostel location

  • Promachou 2 (4th Floor), Makriyianni, Athens 117 42, GREECE
The Hostel phone number for incoming calls to guests is: +30 210 923 6225