Zeus Is Loose Hostel
is definitely the coolest place you’ll stay at, this season. Overlooking an
UNESCO World Heritage Site on one of the most vibrant squares of the city, it lives
and breathes in downtown Thessaloniki, just 5 minutes walking away from the
scenic seaside, where you can take a nice walk and end up at the famous White
The hostel is located in the heart of the city within a short walking
distance to a lot of major interesting sights, as well as bars, restaurants,
shops and the city's night scene.
You get to sleep in 6bed, 4bed dorms, twin or double
bedrooms. All rooms have their own en-suite bathrooms. There is also an
independent bathroom on each floor for anyone who likes to sing in the shower.
There is the common room equipped with vending machines,
foosball, a spacious kitchen, space for you to chill, play games, check out
your emails, have breakfast, all with a view worthy of the Gods! Let's not
forget the café-bar at the very top of the hostel, where you can mingle with
the locals and grab some tasty cocktails!
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT
Check-in - after 14:00 Check-out - until 11:00
Check in during Resting Hours upon notice (00:00 - 08:00). You can arrange for a late check-out with the Front Desk upon arrival, subject to availability. Failing to check-out on time will result to a penalty fee, as described below. Additional fees apply as follows:Early check-in: From 08:00 - Free of charge upon availabilityLate check-out: Until 18:00 - 50% of the normal rate / A full rate will be charged for guests checking-out after 18:00.Valid identification is a requirement at check-in. We accept a Passport or Photo ID. Management may request additional information as required from guests. People under 18 must be able to show written permissions to travel with accompanying adult from parent(s) or guardian. We do not accept unattended minors under 18 years of age.Your allocated key card to your room will be handed to you upon check-in at the Front Desk. You are requested to keep it with you at all times until your check-out. A 5€ deposit will be handed from you at check-in and handed back to you when you return your locker key and room card at check-out, so just make sure you keep it safe!
We accept VISA and MasterCard credit and debit cards. We also accept cash - euros only. Full payment is required prior to check-in. Extra charges may apply depending on the form of payment.
Property will charge the outstanding amount at anytime after the booking has been made. In case the used credit card is not valid, e.g. due to insufficient funds, property will ask via email for new card details. If you don’t provide those details within 24 hours, the property is entitled to cancel your reservation. Please note: The name on the booking must be the same as on the used credit card. In case both names do not match, property is entitled to cancel your reservation.
ZeusIs Loose is not liable to any refund in cases of guests not complying with theHostel Rules, as described here. No refunds will be issued in cases of opting for an earlier check-out date during your stay. A full refund will be issued incase of cancellation 7 days prior to arrival. A 30% refund will be issued incase of cancellation 3 days prior to arrival. Zero refund will be issued incase of cancellation 48 hours prior to arrival.
Guests are accountable for their visitors’ behavior and compliance to the Hostel Rules. Your visitors are requested to show a Passport or Photo ID at the Front Desk upon their arrival, as well as the real time of their departure.Unaccompanied visitors are not allowed at any time. No visitors or friends are allowed in the Zeus Is Loose premises during Resting Hours. If a visitor wishes to stay overnight, normal rates will apply subject to availability. We operate a strict “One Person Per Bed" policy. Overnight visitors will be charged for a full bed rate for Dorms guests or for the rate difference for Room guests. Sex-designated Dorms and their allocated common areas are accessible only to current paying guests accordingly. Access to your registered visitors is allowed only in the Common Areas.
RESTING HOURS 00:00 - 08:00
Have fun, party hard and sleep easy! Please respect other guests by keeping down all kinds of noise (TV, loud talking, phone use, music, electronic media, etc.)during resting hours, especially in Dorms, Common Areas and Roof Terrace.
In compliance with the Greek law and for the comfort and safety of our guests, a “Non-Smoking” policy is applied in all areas, except the balcony located at the roof bar. Non-compliance to this rule will result to a penalty fee to each offending guest to cover professional cleaning of the area, according to current corresponding Greek Law.
HEALTH & SAFETY
A First Aid kit is available at the Front Desk. For any medical emergencies and health issues, we can provide information about on duty pharmacies and medical centers in the neighboring area or arrange a Doctor on call, if necessary.Sexual activities are prohibited in the Dorms, Roof Terrace and all Common Areas, including bathrooms. For your own safety, do not lean over open windows or use unnecessary force against the railings and all windows. In cases of emergency, you are advised to use staircase and avoid use of elevators in order to evacuate the building. The staircase and Common Areas are under live feed video surveillance for your own protection and safety.
FOOD & DRINKS
Food and drinks are allowed only in the Common Areas, with the exception of drinking bottled water, allowed on all areas, including Dorms.
ACCESSIBILITY FOR SPECIAL NEEDS
The hostel is accessible by people with disabilities. There is also a double room equipped with the proper facilities to accommodate people with disabilities.
As much as we love them ourselves, unfortunately we are unable to accommodate or allow pets on the Hostel grounds, in consideration of allergy-suffering guests.Please contact us if you plan to travel with your pet so that we can provide you all helpful information about pet services in the neighboring area. Only exception applies to licensed service dogs.
FREE INTERNET & WI-FI
The use of WiFi internet service is provided free of charge to all of our guests throughout Zeus Is Loose Hostel.Please ask for the password at the Front Desk. Using a shared Internet access requires a “fair use” of bandwidth and download amount. Non-observance of this agreement leads to a “traffic embargo” or a complete block for the user. All Internet content access is made entirely at your own risk and you are responsible for ensuring that any accessed material does not infringe the international laws governing, but not exhaustively covering, copyright, trademarks,pornography, or any other illegal, offensive or defamatory material.
We reserve the right to deny entrance to any guest or visitor who, in the opinion of our staff or management, compromises the comfort, safety or security of other Zeus Is LooseHostel guests or staff, regardless of any refund claim outcome. We reserve the right to enter the rooms in urgent cases in order to enforce householder’s rights and to take necessary action. We are also entitled to take suitable action to restore order in the event that the behavior of any guest is unacceptable or if hostel rules are violated. We are entitled to immediately ban a guest from the premises and take all necessary action, including terminating accommodation and notifying the State authorities, in the event that the guest in question is cautioned repeatedly or in response to severe violations,regardless of any refund claim outcome. We maintain the integrity to not judge a person by his/her sex, race or religious preferences.
Zeus is Loose Hostel does not assume liabilities for the loss, theft or damage to your luggage and personal belongings while on our premises. Firearms, drugs or any kind of controlled substances use or storage is strictly forbidden by the Greek law. We are also required to inform the State authorities of violations of this law and act upon immediate termination of residency. Guests may be asked to dispose of materials and substances considered to be hazardous,irritating or threatening to other guests from the Hostel grounds.
All guests are required to treat the hostel furniture with due care and in particular to prevent any serious dirt or damage. Please do not remove furniture or any inventory items (e.g.linen, chairs) from dorms and rooms. Report any damages, malfunction and/or any other issues to the Front Desk as soon as you notice. Guests found responsible for damaging or soiling the property or inventory will be liable to provide immediate compensation.
DORMS • HOUSEKEEPING
Dorms are cleaned daily between 10:00 - 15:00. Housekeeper will knock on your door to alert you before entering. Please ask the Front Desk in cases of emergency cleaning arrangements outside the cleaning hours, if applicable.
• LINEN KIT
Bed linen must be used at all times. You are not allowed to sleep on a bare mattress or mattress protector. Linens are changed every three days. If you do not desire to have your sheets cleaned at 3 days please inform the Front Desk. A 2€ charge will be applied for pillows, pillowcases or bed sheets soiled with food, beverages or other permanent stains reported by our Housekeeping Department. Need more comfort? Ask for an extra pillow for 1€ only at our Front Desk!
• TOWEL KIT
Towels are free of charge during your stay. The Towel Kit contains: 1 Face towel / 1Bath towel Towels are for drying your body and not meant to be used as a bathmat or cleaning rag or make-up remover. A 5€ charge per Towel Kit will be applied to your credit card, if you fail to return or just forgot and took them with you after check-out.
WHEN STAYING IN DORMS…
Make sure you don’t disturb your roommates during Resting Hours. Keep quiet, use your phone as a torch instead of switching the lights on. Make sure your Dorm room is closed when entering or leaving. You are required to state if you are suffering from an infectious,contagious or communicable disease upon check-in or at any time during your stay. As we have to ensure all guests’ hygiene & sanitation, relocating suffering guests to private room is mandatory. Keep your personal locker key,given to you upon check-in, safe at all times. Don’t leave it on your locker and make sure to hand it over, together with your key card, upon check-out. Losing, failing to return or damaging your locker key will result to a 10€penalty charge for its replacement When listening to music or watching videos on your cellphone/ laptop, please use headphones to avoid disturbing your roommates.
PRIVATE ROOMS • HOUSEKEEPING
Rooms are cleaned daily between 10:00 - 14:00. Linens and towels are cleaned every 3 days. Please hang the “Do not disturb” sign on the outside door handle during cleaning hours if you wish to keep your privacy or if you don’t feel that your sheets need to be changed.
Children allowed should be 5 years and older. Extra beds CANNOT be provided in any room.
WHEN STAYING IN PRIVATE ROOMS…
Help us protect our environment by saving water and energy. Please make sure to turnoff taps in the bathroom and switch off all appliances when leaving your room. Drop your towels on the bathroom floor if you want them replaced or just leave them on the rack if you plan to use them again. Please note that Room Delivery service is not available. Need some more comfort? Ask for extra pillows for only 1€ per piece at our Front Desk! Make sure to report any mishaps or damages in your room - a 2€ charge will be applied for pillows, pillowcases or bedsheets soiled with food, beverages or other permanent stains reported by our Housekeeping Department.
Common room area is accessible 24 hours (please respect resting hours). Living with other people brings with it a responsibility to treat others as you would like to be treated yourself. Respect other guests’ privacy and behave with consideration towards their habits and beliefs - no form of discrimination,harassment or bullying will be tolerated. Help us make Zeus Is Loose Hostel an unforgettable experience for everyone! Avoid littering all Common Areas. You are expected to collect your garbage, wash used dishes, mugs and kitchen utensils and store them away when dry. You are also expected to clean the kitchen’s counters and appliances used for the preparation of your meals after you are done, including the fridge. Make sure you have switched used appliances off when leaving the Common Areas. Please keep all your personal belongings safe in your room or in your dorm locker. Any items found unattended on the Common Areas will be disposed of or given to charity.
Do not throw toilet paper or female hygiene products in the toilet. Use the disposal bin instead. Do not leave your personal belongings unattended in the showers/bathrooms, as they will be disposed of on the next cleaning shift. Make sure to turn off sink and shower taps when unnecessary and before leaving the bathroom. Water is precious - help us conserve it! There will be a compensation for damaged or clogged toilets.
The Nectar Distillery bar is open from 08’’00 till 24’’00. Roof Bar access is accessible to all Hostel guests as well as to the public, with the exception of organized Special Events, when stated accordingly.
The laundry room operates 24hours a day. You can find detergent capsules at the reception for 1,5€. Also there are available bags for you to put your clothes in, which must be returned to the laundry room after use.
Fresh Greek delicacies are topped up every morning in the vending machines, like sandwiches, wraps, bars etc. You insert the demanded amount in the vending machine to obtain the products. The hostel provides the vending machine service all day long. All types of coffee, juice and smoothies are also available at the bar.
REVISION OF HOSTEL RULES
Zeus Is Loose Hostel reserves the right to revise these rules from time to time and will keep the guests informed of any changes. Cerberus does not accept ignorance of the Hostel rules as an excuse!
May Zeus be with you!