• Is bedlinen supplied?

    Yes. All bedlinen is supplied by us cleaned and washed before you arrive, and we make your bed for you, so no having to make it yourself on arrival! Towels are available for a small charge.

  • Is breakfast included?

    No, but there are shops all around and we have a fully-fitted self-catering kitchen so you can make you own food as suits your own taste, your own budget and what time you get up!

  • How far is it to the city centre?

    We are located in Ano Poli, the old city of Thessaloniki just 10 minutes from the city centre.

  • Do you have lockers for my stuff?

    Yes, we offer spacious lockers in all the rooms.


  • How good is your security?

    Excellent! The neighbourhood is very quiet and safe and there is always the receptionist taking care of your safety.

  • How safe is Thessaloniki as a city?

    All travelling carries with it a certain amount of risk, Thessaloniki however is still one of the safest places you can go.

  • How do I get around the city?

    There is no tube or metro system in Thessaloniki , but instead a very efficient bus system. That said however the city is small & compact, and most visitors never need step on a bus - everything is within easy walking distance - especially as Hostel Arabas is so centrally located.

  • What time do the pubs shut?

    Bars and pubs in Thessaloniki are always rocking! 24/365.

  • How late can I come back to the hostel?

    You may come any time you like! After you have checked in, of course!

  • What time can you check in/What time is check out?

    Check in can be done anytime between 12:30 and 22:30. Check out time is until 11.00 am every day. Our reception is open daily from 8:00 to 23:00. 

  • I don't want to just drink my way around the world - what else is there to see and do in Thessaloniki?

    Good for you! Too much booze turns people into idiots anyway right? Needless to say there is loads to see and do in Thessaloniki. Top recommendations are:

    • Visit Thessaloniki Castle - if only for the history!
    • Take a nice tour of the Old City!
    • Go shopping in the New Town - an unbeatable selection of temptations await!
    • Go clubbing!
    • Visit Thessaloniki's innumerable and historical Byzantine churches!

    Take a walk by the sea and enjoy the people and the ships

    Have a drink or coffee on a Pirate Ship, under the sound of your favourite music while sailing and enjoying the view of the whole city. Departures from the bay in front of the White Tower every half an hour after 7:00 pm

    Take a bus to Chalkidiki and explore the unbelievable beaches and crystal clear waters. Closest beach at half an hour in bus.