Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

No refund in cancelation!

Additional Terms and Conditions

Reception hours: 9:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 23:00.
No curfew.
No smoking inside facilities, only on rooftop.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 8 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description


So Young has taken the greatest care to design a modern boutique, stylish and comfortable hostel with custom made furnishings and eco-friendly building materials.

It is a place where you feel at home as we provide free wifi, 24/7 hot showers included eco-friendly hand soap & shower gel, fully equipped kitchen facilities & bunk beds designed to achieve total privacy.

The hostel has perfect accommodation. We provide dormitories of 6 or 8 bunk beds, mixed or female with similar types of bed.

Our friendly staff at the reception will supply you with great info and suggestions about the best destinations & tips while being in Heraklion.

As we are located in the city center, Heraklion's harbor & the main bus station is only 10 to 15 minutes walking distance as well as Heraklion International Airport & the beaches around the city are easily accessible by (free) public transportation.

Getting around the island is easy as well, the main bus station is a 10 minute walk, with departures to all major destinations in Heraklion, such as Knossos, Faistos, Hersonissos, Matala, Archanes etc. as well as the airport and the other major cities in Crete including Rethymno, Chania, Agios Nikolaos.


Our hostel is perfectly situated in the heart of Heraklion city center & at the same time in a peaceful and secure area with easy access to all shops, bakeries, coffee shops, bars within 50 meters walking distance.

There is free public transportation to Amoudara Beach & the coast of Heraklion as well!

The Venetian harbor is 5 minutes away and it is an ideal place to watch the sunset after visiting the archaeological museum or the Palace of Knossos.

The nightlife and the greatest restaurants the city has to offer is right outside our doorsteps!

- So Young Bed Station Policies & Conditions -

Cancellation policy: 1 week before arrival.

Check in from 12:00 to 23:00.
Check out before 10:30.

If your arrival time is later than 23.00 please make sure that you informed us through email at

If you need to drop you luggage at the hostel before check in time, the reception opens at 9:00.

Payment upon arrival by credit card, debit card or cash.

This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

Reception hours: 9:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 23:00.
No curfew.
No smoking.
Age Restriction: 18+ years only.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Aug 2021
    Friendly stuff who are willing to help and the location is just perfect for everything around
    Greece, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    07 Sep 2021
    Was perfect for what I needed it for. Facilities and staff were both lovely, would highly recommend.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    18 Aug 2021
    Excellent stay at this hostel! A HUGE thanks to the volunteers working in this hostels. They are so friendly and so professional! (a special thanks to you Yijun!!!). I felt so welcome the second I put a foot in this place! I also met really interesting travelers with whom we had wonderful evening chatting at the rooftop of the hostel! Many many thanks guys for making our stay (Edward and I) wonderful!!! We will definitely come back!!! XX
    France, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    17 Aug 2021
    I recommend this hostel, staff, location, the owners, a very awesome place to staff! Roof top bar excellent… it would be nice to be able to buy a cold drink during the day! For me it very warm at night in the rooms for sleeping, found myself sweating at 75 F and 24 C, but I would return! Thank you for the conversation and kindness
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    11 Aug 2021
    Only stayed one night but the people in my room were really friendly and I met a travel buddy! Facilities were really nice and the beds were comfortable. It was well located and easy to get around from. Would definitely recommend!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    18 Aug 2021
    Stayed for only one night, but first impression was good. Close to center, walking distance to port and bus station. Friendly staff. Suggestion: a mirror in the (female) dorm would be nice.
    Netherlands, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    13 Sep 2021
    The hostel is in a prime location and has a really cool rooftop. The rooms are nice and the lockers are huge!! But the showers are old and also a mix shower so technically you can shower male and female together. I guess I won’t care about that much but most people would do so mind that when you’re booking.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    19 Aug 2021
    Pros: super convenient location, friendly and helpful stuff Cons: No AC in the common areas - lobby, kitchen, toilets, etc.
    Russia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    17 Sep 2021
    The hostel is clean and safe. Is in a great position, very close to restaurants, shops, bus station and museums. there is a rooftop that closes at midnight where you can mingle with the other guests or have a chat with Pavlos at the bar. Giorgos and Dimithra were extremely nice and welcoming. I would recommend this hostel if you decide to spend few nights in Heraklio!
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    10 Sep 2021
    Good place, clean and with extremely friendly staff, helpful and providing good atmosphere to people socialize The showers are mixed with only the curtains separating you form others, cabins would be better. Also the 24 degrees rule for the AC at night is a bit too much. It's a good hostel overall, just could be better.
    Brazil, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi