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Welcommon Hostel

Kapodistriou 4, Athens Greece
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
194Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
38Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Exarchia is in many ways Athens’ best-kept secret, discovered by relatively few international visitors. Located behind the main University and Polytechnic buildings, it is unsurprisingly home to many students, intellectuals and politicos. This is reflected in the area’s vibrant street art and graffiti, which seems to cover almost every inch of wall space. Some of the best Athenian tavernas are located here, as well as its most alternative bars and underground music venues. You'll find political bookshops and quirky stores here, yet it is also a neighborhood inhabited by families and older folk. On Saturdays, punks and grandmothers alike head for Kallidromiou Street, nestled below Strefi Hill, to pick up fresh produce at the traditional laiki agora (street market).
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Leo wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
It is a such great place. The staff and the volunteers are super helpful and nice. The social aspect about the Hostel is amazing and I appreciate your work a lot. They organize a lot of very cool and fun activities for travelers, refugees, locals etc. - just for everyone who likes to join. It is a safe space where they make you feel welcomed and empowered! I love it!
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Date of stay: February 2020
Lourdes T wrote a review Nov 2019
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It's amazing to find a place where you are collaborating in a social cause. The managers and the staff are very nice. Cozy rooms and well located. I have spent a few days there and I have felt like at home. I will come back for sure.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Claire bear wrote a review Oct 2019
Brighton, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
I love this hostel and especially the girl who wears the birds in her hair at reception. If your looking to meet some like minded humanitarians then you will find that here. The staff are friendly and helpful and a simple breakfast is provided to keep you going. The rooms are cleaned every day I was here. There is some opportunities to offer some activities/ entertainment or workshops here in the class rooms and common area they have on site where some local lessons take place in languages etc. I would come again. Thanks
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Dylan J wrote a review Jun 2019
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Pick another hostel in athens...I stayed here with my cousins for one night in June 2019 and it was miserable. The staff was generally friendly and their English was good. However, our room’s (408) air conditioning did not work at all. We had to open the window to get any semblance of fresh air, which was an invitation for bugs and mosquitos all night long. It is also noisy! Cars and motorcycles zoom down the street into the late hours. The WiFi did not work in the lobby or in the rooms, and we did not receive any instructions of how to fix it. The beds are what you can expect from a hostel, but the towels had small hairs all over them along with stains from prior users. The kitchen was also a wreck and the stench of left over food permeated throughout the common spaces. This was my first hostel experience in Athens, and although this place is cheap, I can assure you that your money will be better spent elsewhere.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from windofrenewal, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Welcommon Hostel
Responded Jun 10, 2019
Dear We don't know why you say that you did not receive any instruction on how to fix wi-fi. Have you asked the reception for this? It happens with some mobiles, it is not a problem of the wi-fi network. But in any case we are ready to help our clients. Sorry, but we have never seen until now such a negative comment, that the Hostel is miserable. Maybe you used the kitschen immediately after the use of it by anothe guest, but the kitschen is a new and clean one, although it is the rensonisbility of all the users to keep it clean, we have also asked the cleaning - team to care to clean the kitschen. For the air-condition, have you asked the reception if you had a problem, in order to show you how it works? It is a central cooling system. About the towels, we give them to a speciai company in order to clean and sterilize them, but if you had any problem you had to ask for a new one. have you asked the reception for a new one? As you know we have 24/7 reception service and if our clients have any problem, they can ask the eceptionists for help. Thank you for your comments, although maybe a bit hard, we will check if there was any problem in the period you stayed in our hostel. In any case we care to improve our services.
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alsurtees wrote a review Jun 2019
Salford, United Kingdom7 contributions
Having visited this space in a previous incarnation and it's work with Refugees, the new Hostel gives a prime location for anyone sightseeing around Athens. It offers basic but very clean rooms with en suit as well as traditional hostel facilities of dormitories. The best bit is that your stay contributes to the work the organisation continues to do with refugee communities in Athens, especially children and young people. Volunteer, or visit but definitely go
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Go for the en suit rooms if you are not volunteering or in a group travel scenario
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Frequently Asked Questions about Welcommon Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Welcommon Hostel?
Nearby attractions include National Archaeological Museum (0.2 miles), Areopagus (0.3 miles), and Kolonaki Square (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Welcommon Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Welcommon Hostel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Welcommon Hostel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Welcommon Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Atitamos, Stani, and Trata Fish Tavern.
Is Welcommon Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Athens.
Are any cleaning services offered at Welcommon Hostel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Welcommon Hostel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Welcommon Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Parthenon (1.1 miles), Acropolis (1.0 miles), and Herod Atticus Odeon (1.2 miles).
Is Welcommon Hostel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.