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“meet cool people and have a good rest!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Why Not? Hostel

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Why Not? Hostel
Ranked #65 of 367 Specialty Lodging in Kiev
Kharkiv, Ukraine
1 review
“meet cool people and have a good rest!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2014

everyting was great. Valery met us early in the morning,offered tee and smile honestly.
the decoration of each room is really brilliant, bright colours and comfort was everywhere.
there was no queu to the shower. the only problem was water on the floor in the shower,but it was the guests mistake.

i really advice you this great place!=)

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2014

Good one. If you are looking for a nice place to stay "Why not" is the hostel you need. Location is good, around 15 min walking to main square (Maidan). They have common room, useful to hang out with other people. Not fancy, or best hostel you ever seen, though for that staf book a hotel ;) Stuff is very friendly.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

I spent 1 whole week at why not. Simply loved it. Very close market, stores, nice restaurants, to the tube station and central Kiev. Very fair price and the staff is really helpful.
I actually forgot my phone at their hostel and they sent it to me by mail. Thank you Why Not team!

Keep up the good work!
Cheers!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Felipe P
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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Good hostel, good location near Euro 2012 stadium. (great arrival instructions on hostel website ) , Very helpful personnel. Facilities are clean, but heavily used, bathrooms and toilets need renovation.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Kamil O
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

I had a great stay. Perfect spot to discover Kiev. When I arrived I had arranged an airport pick up. Timur was there from Why Not? to pick me up. Very nice person! :) I recommend this hostel to everyone. Good location, friendly atmosphere and very helpful staff. I booked Chill Out hostel but ended up in Why Not. It's the same all in all so did not matter.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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Thank MaVeKo
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

If you wanna visit Kiev you should stay in this hostel. Why? Because it's cheap friendly place located almost in the center of this beautiful city. It's opened 24/7 and the hotel staff will always help you.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Mikhail P
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

The hostel is at a great location: at a walkable distance from the train station and close to the city center and a metro station. I was welcomed greatly and the staff is very kind and helpful. The facilities are perfect also: a good big locker, free internet (and a computer), a good kitchen, good sanitary. Overall, I was very satisfied, especially for the price I paid. No cons whatsoever.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Frits L
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Property: Why Not? Hostel
Address: 30/3 Saksahanskoho Street, Kiev 01033, Ukraine
Location: Ukraine > Kiev
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Ranked #65 of 367 Specialty Lodging in Kiev
Number of rooms: 14
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