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Welcome to Athens

to Nubian Hostel!

Located in the colourful neighbourhood of Exarhia in downtown Athens, Nubian Hostel is the ideal homebase from which to explore the city. Taking its name from the nomadic Nubian culture and aiming to help you feel like a local, at Nubian Hostel you’ll find a home away from home.

Cozy and comfortable

Nubian’s Rooms

Each room comes with clean linens, personal lockers, free high-speed Wi-Fi and access to the common kitchenette area located on the landing of each floor. Rooms can be booked by individuals or groups. Female-only dorms are also available.

Our Rooms
  • mixed dormitories with en suite bathroom
    housing 4 & 6 guests
  • mixed dormitories with shared bathroom
    housing 6 guests
  • female dormitories with en suite bathroom
    housing 6 guests
  • standard double or twin rooms
    with en suite bathroom


Your best choice

Nubian Hostel

Housed in a beautiful, fully-renovated building dating back to 1936, Nubian offers peaceful rooms, cozy common areas, terrace and all the essential amenities necessary to make your stay as relaxing and worry-free as possible.

To ensure moments of relaxation and a chance to connect with fellow travelers, Nubian Hostel in Athens also offers a lounge area in the back garden with outdoor seating.


Credit Cards Accepted

24H Reception

Luggage Storage


Free WiFi

Kitchen & Dining Areas

Laundry Services

Daily Room Cleaning

24H Hot Shower

Bed Linen Included

Towel Hire


Vending Machines

Planned Tours

Free Map of the City

Free Breakfast

Essential amenities

Exactly what
you need every day

Nubian Hostel has all your basic needs covered, with attention to details that make your stay easier. Here you’ll find a friendly, 24-hour reception desk, shared and en suite bathrooms, free high-speed Wi-Fi, common kitchen and dining areas, and an attractive back yard. Also available are towel rental services, laundry services, guided tours, and more. Ideal for relaxing after a long day of exploring the city, or for meeting new people and socialising with your fellow travellers.

The Neighbourhood

Lots of Variety

Exarhia is a vibrant neighbourhood, rich in local character and with a strong multicultural vibe. A bustling barrio, alive with art, music, history and culture, it is home to students, artists, old-school Athenians and a growing international community, showcasing the true colours of life in Athens.

Painted in relaxing colours with contemporary décor, Nubian Hostel provides the perfect home-base for travellers wanting to explore the historic sights of Athens while still getting a taste of local life. Centrally located and close to all the major attractions, Nubian offers quiet rooms and peaceful outdoor areas, making the best of both worlds and offering an authentic Athenian experience.

Climbing up the side of Lycabettus Hill and bordering the swanky Kolonaki neighbourhood, Exarhia features Kallidromiou Street’s weekly farmers market every Saturday (one of the best in the city) and is peppered with charming cafés, snug rock bars, indie record shops, comic book and model-making stores, and an array of shops selling everything from antiques to local produce.

Engaging the senses, Athenian Modernist buildings mix with colourful street murals and small parks lay hidden in plain sight, offering shady patches of tranquility. The wooded Strefi Hill is just a short walk away, while Lycabettus Hill, with its famous outdoor theatre, is one of the most romantic spots in the city, offering a beautiful, 360-view of Athens. Ideal for an easy hike with lots of picturesque resting stops, or (for an easier ascent) you can take the cable car to the café at the top.

Here you’ll also find delicious food, ranging from traditional Greek, Cretan and Mediterranean, to pizza, tapas, sushi and falafel, plus restaurants catering to vegan and gluten-free diets – and of course lots of bakeries and snack bars, all coming together in a burst of flavours and aromas.

Hadrian's Gate
Kallidromiou Farmer's Market
National Archaiological Museum
Acropolis South slope


What’s Around

Within walking distance from the National Archeological Museum and Lycabettus Hill, the French Institute and the Goethe Institut, Nubian Hostel is in the heart of cultural action downtown. Situated just a few blocks from Panepistimio metro station, the area is full of theatres and cinemas, art galleries and live music spaces. Here you’ll also find local collectives and social spaces hosting events, workshops, talks, movie projections, live shows and more.

All the major attractions are within walking distance, but public transportation is also available. From here you can visit the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, the Ancient Agora, Keramikos, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Olympic Stadium, Ermou Highstreet, the Monastiraki Flea Market, the Athens Concert Hall and much more.

Nubian Hostel is located just five minutes walk from Panepistimio metro station, connecting you to all three major train and metro lines. Get off at Omonia station and catch a train to the port of Piraeus, where boats and ferries leave for the islands; get off at Larissa Station, where trains connect you to the rest of mainland Greece; or switch at Sydagma station, where 24-hour buses and a metro line connect you to the airport.

For tips on where to go and how to get there,  just ask at reception.


Nubian Hostel
47 Mavromichali Street
10680 Athens, Greece


+306986958099 (WhatsApp)


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