Latest update 29 Oct 2021: Members are advised to read advice issued by the British and Greek governments regarding entry procedures to Greece, in light of the covid-19 pandemic. This guidance is subject to change at short notice.
This most up-to-date procedures for safe arrival to the BSA hostel will be sent to Members by e-mail once a booking for accommodation is confirmed.
We request that all those staying at the BSA hostel are fully vaccinated against covid-19.
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||£35||£41|
Knossos, all categories £22
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.
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: