Welcommon

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Kapodistriou Str. 4, 10682, Athens, Greece

  • Special offer in December: Stay in WELCOMMON HOSTEL and participate in social and cultural activities

    Special offer for you. Create memorable moments with WELCOMMON HOSTEL in December and transform your ordinary trip into an extraordinary one! Discover the real hostel/hotel experience staying in our innovative and with social impact WELCOMMON HOSTEL [...]

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  • Sleep for dreaming, be active for climate

    Sleep for dreaming, be active for climate ? Our social cooperative “Anemos Ananeosis” and the WELCOMMON Hostel in Athens participated in the #globalclimatestrike. It is not business as usual. It is about our life and our Planet. On Friday[...]

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  • Single-use plastic free tourism

    Single-use plastic free tourism: This is important for our #WELCOMMONHostel We are glad to inform you that our innovative hostel is participating and hosting activities and events focusing on sinle-use plastic free tourism. Indeed, in our WELCOMMON H[...]

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  • 5 important european-level distinctions for Wind of Renewal, the cooperative which runs the WELCOMMON HOSTEL

    We are very proud that our social cooperative enterprise ANEMOS ANANEOSIS / WIND OF RENEWAL has received 5 European-level distinctions for our innovation and contribution to the social economy. A bronze prize in the competition @REVESNetwork #Excelle[...]

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  • WELCOMMON Hostel, a center for awareness on climate protection and energy transition

    WELCOMMON Hostel is an innovative hostel as well as a center for social and green innovation and economy, a center for awareness, training and mobilization on energy efficciency, renewable energy, energy transition, energy cooperatives and circular e[...]

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  • WELCOMMON Hostel, be active in Athens. We are bicycle-friendly

    Walking and cycling around our towns reduces traffic jams and emissions, while improving your health. We encourage you to give it a try! ??‍♀️ Why not #beactive ? #nowwemove #nowwebike There are many pedestrian zones even in Athens We like ? #cycling[...]

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  • A nice 8- or 4-beds dormitory in WELCOMMON Hostel in Athens

    You have a variety of options for accommodation in WELCOMMON; you may like to share an eight-bed dormitory with your friends or other travelers; or you may prefer to stay in a five-bed room, a four-bed room, a three-bed room, a twin or double bed roo[...]

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  • A variety of options for accommodation in WELCOMMON Hostel in Athens

    You have a variety of options for accommodation in WELCOMMON HOSTEL; you may like to share an eight-bed dormitory with your friends or other travelers; or you may prefer to stay in a five-bed room, a four-bed room, a three-bed room, a twin or double [...]

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  • Our café for music, poetry, art, events

    Enjoy in our café juices, tea, coffee, beer, wine, raki but also music, board games, socializing        

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  • Our Art and events Hall: “Dialogue” and “Green”

    Two halls for events, exhibitions, seminars, workshops, perfomances. The “Dialogue” Hall for about 80-90 persons and the “Green” Hall for about 120-130 persons. Because art matters! Our Dialogue Hall Our Green Hall     &n[...]

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  • We are part of the social change we want to see happen

    We are part of the social change we want to see happen Athens is a city in crisis but at the same time one can see a real change if one decides to be part of the social and ecological change. We have decided to be part of this social[…]

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  • You can feel the history of WELCOMMON

    The WELCOMMON Hostel has a quite uncommon, interesting history. For many years the building was used as a public clinic. During the Greek economic crisis, in February 2013, the clinic was shut down and merged with a bigger hospital. We, the social co[...]

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  • Discover the other side of the city

    Your stay in the WELCOMMON Hostel is also a chance for you to discover what is going on in the city. You could join initiatives working for the transformation of the city and its environmental protection, you could contact human rights groups or init[...]

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  • Young persons working voluntary for empowerment and social inclusion of vulnerable populations

    Welcommonhostel is an innovative hostel in #Athens combining models of sustainable tourism with empowerment and social inclusion activities, art, intercultural dialogue and job integration, run by the #SocEnt Wind of Renewal / Anemos Ananeosis Social[...]

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  • WELCOMMON HOSTEL, an innovative proposal for sustainable tourism

    We are part of the LE MAT Network: special place, people, values The WELCOMMON Hostel is a hostel in the center of Athens, an innovative proposal for sustainable tourism, innovation, art, social and job integration based on the idea of “community”, i[...]

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  • The WELCOMMON Hostel, a new experience in responsible tourism, member of HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL Greece

    The WELCOMMON Hostel is a hostel in the center of Athens, an innovative proposal for sustainable tourism, innovation, art, social and job integration based on the idea of “community”, initiated by the social cooperative ANEMOS ANANEOSIS / WIND OF REN[...]

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  • WELCOMMON HOSTEL belongs to the network of HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL Greece

    You have a variety of options for accommodation in WELCOMMON; you may like to share an eight-bed dormitory with your friends or other travelers; or you may prefer to stay in a five-bed room, a four-bed room, a three-bed room, a twin or double bed roo[...]

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  • How is WELCOMMON Hostel different?

    How is WELCOMMON Hostel different? WELCOMMON Hostel means welcome in common – together. It is not only an opportunity to stay in a good place in Athens, the Greek capital; it is also a way to: – enjoy your stay in the city,  – discover its social, cu[...]

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  • Training for social and employment issues

    Training for social and employment issues Although the hostel is no longer a refugee hosting center and has been refurbished into a modern facility, two floors of the WELCOMMON Hostel are used as an open center for social empowerment and inclusion. T[...]

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  • Welcommon Hostel, an accessible and friendly to disable persons hostel

    Welcommon Hostel, our innovative Hostel A hostel accessible to disable persons. There is also a special designed room for 3-4 disable persons in our Welcommon Hostel. Special place, special people, special values Please see photos #Athens #respect #G[...]

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WELCOMMON Hostel Philosophy

We are part of the LE MAT Network: special place, people, values

We are part of the HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL network

The WELCOMMON HOSTEL is a seven-floor facility building in the center of Athens that offers accommodation for people of all ages and places, a hostel for sustainable tourism, a proposal for accommodation of social, cultural and environmental active groups and persons during their stay in Athens. Located in the heart of Athens, Welcommon Hostel is a 4-minute walk from National Archaeological Museum of Athens, 4-minute walk from Omonia Square and 600 m away from National Theatre of Greece, very close to Acropolis and its museum.

The WELCOMMON Hostel is something more than just a nice hostel with social impact. It is also a place for social gathering and experiment, a center for innovation and art, as well as a centre for for social and green innovation and economy, for social and job integration for Greek locals, migrants and refugees.

The WELCOMMON Hostel is run by the social cooperative ANEMOS ANANEOSIS / WIND OF RENEWAL.

WELCOMMON Hostel means welcome in common – together. It is not only an opportunity to stay in a good place in Athens, the Greek capital; it is also a way to:

– enjoy your stay in the city,

– discover its social, cultural and environmental side,

– exchange experiences and ideas

You have a variety of options for accommodation in WELCOMMON HOSTEL; you may like to share an eight-bed dormitory with your friends or other travelers; or you may prefer to stay in a five-bed room, a four-bed room, a three-bed room, a twin or double bed room or a single; you may need a cheap room or you may be willing to pay a little more for some extra perks; or you may like to go for a room with a balcony. Regardless of what you select, all rooms are comfortableclean and attractive; a lot has been artistically designed with reused items, always with your comfort in mind.

Our Hostel is accessible and friendly to disable persons

We are a bicycle-friendly hostel ?

Our philosophy is that we want to be part of the social change we want to see happen. Anemos Ananeosis/Wind of Renewal has a strong commitment to building a better world through social and green innovation and the cooperative business model. We want to influence the direction of our society to become more sustainable and ecologically and socially fair.

Our vision is to bring close people from all over the world, to enable them to communicate, to be entertained and to explore the creative side of Athens. In the WELCOMMON Hostel we can introduce you to the world of Greece’s cultural, environmental and social organizations as well as of social economy. You can also contribute with your ideas and experience. It highlights the positive impact that cooperatives and social enterprises have on communities, revitalizing neighborhoods, making bridges between communities, social groups, newcomers and local people.

Our mission is to daily improve and develop our services, make our hostel more than convenient, friendly and live, artistic and social innovative. We can organise your study trip in the city and provide details about interesting social events and groups. We can also supply you with all necessary information on other Greek cities, islands or a mountainside, connect you with cycling groups, or let you know the secrets of culinary delights.

#sustainabletourism #bicycletouring

Our Bar

   

Our “Dialogue”- Art Hall & our “Green” seminars’ Hall

for events, exhibitions, seminars, workshops, perfomances. Dialogue, seminars, art matter!

  

Special offers – Discounts And Benefits

Please regularly check the discounts and special offers that you may have on our services.

  • Special prices for groups.
  • Are you a student in Greece, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia or America? If you have a valid ISIC Card, International Student Identity Card, we offer you up to 20% discount on our services prices (accomodation, bar etc).

  • Are you a teacher and have a valid Internationla Teacher Identity Card? We offer you up to 20% discount on our services prices

Features

  • In the heart of Athens
  • Near to subway
  • Near to main archaeological sites
  • Near to cultural attractions
  • Conference/Workshop room
  • Exhibition hall

Accommodation Options