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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed for 8 days at the end of September. The place has the best location,Really cool common area, and very clean. The owner Mrs. Irene noticed I was cooking a lot and offered to show me some Greek cooking tips. She brought me out some fresh pickled olives to have and some fresh dried herbs to use when I...

1Thank Brent M
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Irene is the host and greats you so nice. You absolutely cannot beat this value or the location to night life, buses, port, famous sites, etc. I only planned to stay 1 night but wound up staying 3 more. I am even going to bring my children and come back. The place is very clean and breezy. Showers and toliets...

Thank Jodi O
Paris, France
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I did not see the dormitories neither the single rooms, but I use to sleep on the roof almost seeing the stars and the moon, I just can say that was an enjoying experience! The beds were on a terrasse roof which was simply covered by a shape, from your bed you see the the sky and the sea and...

Thank adolfodurazzini
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed there one night, before taking the ferry for Santorini. The hostel was very clean, rooms and bathrooms. We didn't spend much time inside the hostel and we didn't use the kitchen or anything else. But from what I've seen, everything seemed great. It is well located, near the city center and maybe a 10 minutes walk from the...

Thank Junglemilie
Reviewed 18 August 2016

i stayed here and loved the location, the charming old building with comfy sitting areas,the possibility of summer beds on the roof and in particular, the friendly and helpfuladvice of Rena and George. They both had so many good ideas re local fun ...walking the city walls, open air cinemas and my favourite: amazing local concerts of cretan music. whatever...

Thank tashi p
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Thank Rita and your family for the nice time in Heraklion. The hostel is a wonderful place to work or chill out. It´s quiet and the rooms are lightfull. I come again next times. Thank you very much. A

Thank Ardahan A
Pristina, Kosovo
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Contrary to the horror stories in several older reviews, this is NOT a 'nightmarish, dirty, or horrible hostel' Those claims are greatly exaggerated. It's a simple, well maintained hostel. Every time I saw the owner she was cleaning something. I did notice some guests behave like spoilt children and expect others to clean up after them, even though there are...

1Thank chrisj1232015
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great 'old school' simple style hostel Super Atmosphere Close to the marina, bus station etc Small lockers perfect for the essentials Thank you to the "Hostel Mama", she was a gem everytime I asked for help-restuarant recommendations, things in the hostel etc Would definitely stay again and try the outside upstairs area too ;-)

Thank Ritchie N
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

At £12.50 the youth hostel is what you pay for. We stayed as a group of three in an 8 person female dorm which was spacious considering the number of people. Lockers also included and found within the rooms. Only downside is that there is no A/C so rooms get quite warm at night and that there seems to be...

Thank Jamieson C
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The hostel is well situated near the port, bus stop and city centre. Easy to get to. At 10 euro a night it is very cheap. It was about 39 degrees the day/night we stayed here which made it very uncomfortable as there are no fans in the rooms. A ceiling fan and a couple of pedestal fans would make...

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Additional Information about Heraklion Youth Hostel

Address: Vironos 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range: £10 - £31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“For sure if you are a bit spartan you have to choose the terrasse beds!”
 of 5 bubbles adolfodurazzini, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“they all open onto an airy balcony on a quiet street”
 of 5 bubbles taship_13, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For one night!”
 of 5 bubbles 254diana, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“It's all the same institutional old building set up.”
 of 5 bubbles 444Lori, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There is no A/C, heater. Whichever room you stay, it is freezing at night even if blanket is provided. Wall is thin, you technically have to hear every noise.”
  • Reception. (it doesn't look like reception !) All rooms are upstairs. There is no lift.
  • 8 beds female dorm
  • 2 single small beds laid out side by side. Think what if the hostel is full booked and you are a
  • 2 toilets from corridor
  • a toilet cubicle and 2 sinkds in bathroom area. No hot water from the sinks.
 of 5 bubbles mamacita1001, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
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