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So Young Hostel is situated in Heraklio Town, a 4-minute walk from Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 400 metres from Venetian Walls. Popular points of interest around the property include Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance and Koules. Attractions in the area include The Minoan Palace of Knossos, 5 km away. So Young Hostel provided its guests with shared bathrooms, while some room boast a private bathroom. A communal kitchen with coffee machine is also available. Free shuttle to Ammoudara beach is provided. Municipal Art Galery is 200 metres from So Young Hostel, while Heraklio Port is an 11-minute walk away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 4 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Heraklio Town, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Private parking available


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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.7
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
9.1
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.3
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Furlong
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Really comfortable hostel, exactly what you need - comfy, clean, proper kitchen and warm showers. I noticed they have excellent female only facilities as well as clean and private shared toilet and shower facilities. Also very friendly staff and...
  • Effrosyni
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    It is an example to follow for a hostel. I have stayed in many hostels around the world and this is one of the best by far. Great value for money, super clean and fully equipt.
  • Narcis
    Romania Romania
    A bit noisy at night. Everything else is just fine.

Property surroundings

Facilities of So Young Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Children's high chair
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Pet bowls
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • Greek
  • English

House rules

So Young Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 to 22:00

Check-out

Until 10:30

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests aged between 18 and 65

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that locks for the lockers are provided at an extra charge.

Please inform So Young Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: 1054766

FAQs about So Young Hostel

  • Check-in at So Young Hostel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • So Young Hostel is 500 yards from the centre of Heraklio Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at So Young Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • So Young Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Windsurfing
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours
    • Beach