The BSA provides on-site accommodation for Members studying in Athens and Knossos.
The BSA’s Athens premises are set in a large, secluded garden adjoining the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the central Kolonaki district, close to the Evangelismos Metro station and a 10 minute walk to Syntagma Square. Up to 20 Members can be accommodated in 10 single and 5 twin rooms. Breakfast is provided each morning, and tea and coffee are also available throughout the day. Residents have access to the Finlay common room, a large self-catering kitchen, and a laundry room.
The Hostel is closed to members for one month during the Undergraduate Summer School and annual maintenance work generally available from mid-August to mid-September.
To check on availability, contact the Accommodation Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org). You are advised to book well in advance since demand is often high.
Accommodation is also available at Knossos for members whose research takes them to Crete. The ‘Taverna’, situated in its own gardens close to the Villa Ariadne, contains 6 bedrooms (4 double and 2 single), a self-catering kitchen, and a comfortable saloni. Bathroom facilities are sited in an adjoining block.
Contact the Knossos Curator (email@example.com) for further information and bookings.
CHARGES (Per night)
Accommodation is available only to members.
|non- UK Based||£27||£32|
Knossos, all categories £17
UK-based: members who are currently affiliated with an institution in the UK, or who are holders of BSA studentships, fellowships, those participating in BSA excavations and surveys, and participants in BSA courses.
Although the cost of running the BSA has continued to rise year on year, membership and accommodation fees have not been raised since the 2010/11 Academic year. Accordingly a new schedule of fees was calculated in line with UK inflation over the past decade. The schedule was agreed at the October Finance and General Purposes Committee and Council was also informed. The new rates are show below, and will apply from 1 January 2021.
|non- UK Based||£35||£41|
Knossos, all categories: £22
Residents staying longer than 20 continuous days at the Athens Hostel will be charged a discounted rate of £25 per night (UK-based) or £36 per night (non-UK based).
Accommodation Booking: You are advised to give as much notice as possible when booking accommodation. You may book by e-mail, telephone, post or fax. Please contact the following: