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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Stayed two nights with friend at June 2013. Anyone who has been at hostel knows what to expect and Why Not does not fail to meet the expectations. We stayed in 2 bed private room at price 250 UAH/night booked by email. Bed was ok, room reasonable sized and was equiped with aircon :) During our visit hostel was very...

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Why not recommend this hostel? Why not watch a movie in their cinema? Why not have a beer or two in the common room? Why not taste the Ukrainian vodka or Cognac? Why not stay in this hostel? I went there with few friends from Poland and we all loved it. Friendy atmosphere made us feel like home. Defiantely a...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I planed to stay at the Hostel only for a couple of nights....long story short I ended up staying for over a week. The staff is super friendly, the location is awesome...close to big supermarket and bars and clubs of course as well, it's clean and the beds are quite comfy. There is always something going on in the hostel...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 12 January 2013

I would not consider myself to be a "normal" tourist in that hostel, because I've spent so much time there, that it already feels a bit like home. Now it's high time to write a review :) I stayed at Why not? more than 7 months over the last 1,5 years (studies and holidays). I know all the rooms and...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 8 January 2013

I would never stay anywhere else in Kyiv! Perfect location, very clean, comfortable, colorful, friendly, well-organized, charming and the best asset is their staff! They know everyone and everything in Kyiv and do not hesitate to share all their valuable knowledge about the city with you. With the help of their motto "impossible is nothing" you will spend some unforgettable...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Why not to write some about this hostel:) Amazing staff, lovely atmosphere make why not hostel my number one! II really like their style of running business.. There no stress around, everything here work smooth:) If ever there ask to show you cinema room and watch something there!!! Thank you guys for everything!

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Paris, France
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This is second why not hostel i have visited during my trip. Everything here is well organized, as proper hostel should be. Staff is more than friendly, fun and always willing to help you, prepared nice breakfast every morning for free!. If youare solo traveller and wnat to feel like at home there is no better place to be, especially...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 30 November 2012

We had intended to only spend two nights here, we ended up spending a week. And a while later I went back to Kiev to spend a month at Why Not?. It was so much fun, the staff is helpful, friendly, awesome, and fun. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the facilities are great, the hostel is in a great...

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Warsaw
Reviewed 27 November 2012

What is the best about this hostel is staff! They are very helpful, ready to talk to you and give a lot of advices about Kiev and traveling around Ukraine. I think in this price it is one of the best choice in Kiev. The Hostel itself is very nice, rooms are clean and content comfortable beds. Lockers make stay...

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 12 November 2012

It is said that the people make the place. It is certainly true when it comes to this humble hovel for the tired travellers. The stuff will go on a great lenghts to make your stay most comfortable. Including sacrificing the next day for a hangover after taking You on a private pub crawl ;) It is a heartwarming feeling...

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Address: 30/3 Saksahanskoho Street, Kiev 01033, Ukraine
Region: Ukraine > Kiev
Number of rooms: 14
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“Be careful when putting luggage to lockers under beds - there are huge steel bars that can scratch your suitcases.”
 of 5 bubbles kamilo269, 9 Sep 2013 | Read review
“don't use dorm next to ktichen”
 of 5 bubbles RavinKraut, 9 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are good so enjoy - allthough we slept in the industrial room, it seems we lived in the common room!”
 of 5 bubbles Bobasek_Tajniutki, 5 Jun 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed to be nice....but I would recommend the 8 bed dorm (that's where I stayed) or one of the 4 bed dorms because they don't face the road!”
 of 5 bubbles verygoodsushi, 5 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Industrial room:)”
 of 5 bubbles lucym435, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
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