Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki, is one of the trendiest and dynamic places to visit year-round. Steeped in history, this cultural hub boasts a strong energy, a vibrant nightlife and a plethora of museums, concerts and cultural events. So book your tickets, pack your suitcase and get ready to find a budget-friendly accommodation for your next city trip.
A fully equipped modern apartment in the city center
Cozy city centre studio | Courtesy of Sandy/Airbnb
Enjoying a great location on a side street off of Aristotelous Square, the main hub in the city, Sandy’s cosy studio apartment is an ideal pad for a couple’s getaway or a business trip. The studio is bright and features a modern design, with sleek and minimalist furniture. Also, if you are arriving late, the easy keyless entrance system allows for convenient check-ins, even in the wee hours of the morning.
Staying in this centrally located apartment, nestled between Aristotelous and Agia Sofia Squares, gives you the chance to experience the stunning structure of a neoclassical building. The accommodation, managed by two friends, Nick and Vasilis, is tucked in a quiet alley in the city centre and can host up to four guests. Sleeping arrangements include a double bed in a separate bedroom and a sofa bed in the living quarters. Cosy, clean and well-equipped, this super-central neoclassical apartment is a great home away from home while staying in Thessaloniki.
If you would prefer to stay somewhere other than in the centre, then opt for this house located in Thessaloniki’s Old Town, also known as Ano Poli, or Upper Town. This beautiful historic district offers not only a glimpse into the city’s past but also spectacular views of the area. Able to accommodate up to five guests, the house is ideal for larger groups. The host, Konstantinos, is always willing to help, and if you visit the city while he is away, he always finds a way to send a helping hand in the guise of his friend.
Ideal for solo travellers, this large room in the city centre allows for a relaxing stay in Thessaloniki without being too lonely. The room is part of an apartment close to the main attractions of the city and includes a large balcony, a spacious living room, kitchen and shared bathroom. Your friendly hostess, Suzy, was raised in the apartment, which retains its authentic flair. If you are visiting the city alone or with a friend and want to save on accommodation, this is a great pick!
Located a few blocks from the White Tower, this all-white apartment, decorated with warm wood accents and clean lines, can host up to four people. Ideal for a family, the apartment is a great landing point from which to explore the city and its many attractions and museums. The recently renovated apartment sits on the ground floor and includes a bedroom with a queen-size bed, as well as a double sofa bed in the living room. It also features a private patio in the back, where guests can relax in the quietness and even have breakfast in the morning. Owners Sakis and Katerina will always make sure their guests enjoy their stay.
One of the large bedrooms | Courtesy of Zoe & Gio/Airbnb
If you are travelling as a group, this apartment with three large bedrooms is perfect for up to 10 people, so you can spend all of your time together and save on accommodation. The flat is fully equipped, and while it features only one bathroom, it has a lovely balcony that guests can take advantage of for breakfast or late-night drinking. Centrally located, this listing is in proximity to a collection of coffee shops and restaurants.
Want to switch up your habits and try something new? Stay in this brand-new sailing yacht, moored at the Thessaloniki Nautical Club marina. With a capacity to accommodate up to eight guests, this sailing boat has three bedrooms, one bath and a wide wooden deck for relaxing breakfasts on the water. Nikos, the owner, will check you in and is only a phone call or email away in case you need his help. Ahoy sailor!