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One of the largest cities in Siberia, Irkutsk is a popular stop for tourists on the Trans-Siberian Express. Located less than two hours away from Russia’s famed Lake Baikal, Irkutsk offers an interesting look into the heart of Siberia. The city is known as the "Paris of the East" and is a nice size for travelers looking to spend a couple of days on stationary land before continuing on their rail journey.
As Irkutsk is a popular stop for travelers, it is home to a number of youth hostels. Travelers should try and find a Irkutsk hostel in the downtown core, near to Karl Marx and Lenin streets (ulitsa Karla Marksa/ulitsa Lenina), as all amenities from restaurants to shops are found in this area. Irkutsk is quite walkable, although there is a fairly decent bus and marshrutka (shared taxi) system. Hostels near Gagarin Boulevard (Boulvar Gagarina) will be within walking distance to the banks of the Angara River, which is quite a safe and lively place to take a stroll. Many Irkutsk hostels should be able to help visitors arrange day trips to Lake Baikal and Listvyanka, a lakeshore village that is popular with tourists, as well as longer trips to Olkhon Island.
While in Irkutsk, travelers interested in history should make a stop at either the Trubetsky or the Volkhonsky houses, both of which belonged to exiled St. Petersburg residents who took part in the failed Decembrist coup of 1825. Tourists should also look into visiting a nerpinarian while in Irkutsk or Listvyanka -- these "seal aquariums" are home to the nerpa seal, the only freshwater seal in the world and an inhabitant of Baikal.
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"The accommodations are fairly basic, but are very clean and comfortable, and for a very reasonable price. The staff, though, were extremely helpful and friendly to me while I was there. I think the staff members were a little reserved at first, but once you get to know them, their company is very pleasant. In general, they seemed quite eager to hang around and get to know the travelers staying there, which was nice. During my stay in Irkutsk,...
"Stayed here for about 4 or 5 days over winter - I didn't meet Jack as he was away travelling, met his friendly housesitter instead. This is a really nice place to stay, it's quite a flash little apartment and has much better standards than russian hotels and hostels. I don't think the photos posted actually do the place justice. Location is also excellent." … "Very good! - We really liked our stay in this hostel, the dorms are...
Admiral Hostel Irkutsk
"Great place! - Location is prefect and staff is very helpful. Simple place with everything you need." … "… Included • Towels • Luggage Storage • Guest Room & Kitchen • 24 hour reception • Telephone • Travel Desk/Travel Info • Taxes Included in Price • 24 Hour Check In • Breakfast Not Included • No Lockout • Non Smoking Distances (to): the train station 1.8km, airport 7km, nearest ATM 250m, bus & tram...
"Deciding to stay at the Trans-Sib Hostel was exceedingly fortuitous and by the end of our stay here the staff had become more like friends than mere hosts. The hostel itself is a small apartment but it preserves a warm and friendly atmosphere. Its greatest asset is the staff, who are extraordinarily thoughtful and friendly. The Location The hostel is situated on the riverbank running through Irkutsk, only a stone’s throw from the train...
"Warm and familiar home in irkutsk - we had an excellent stay in lingvohotel and Igor and Lisa were great company and gave us good advices. loved the atmosphere, especially staying in the attic. hope to come back in winter." … "… "Taltsi" • Accommodation in Listvianka and Olkhon Island • Intensive course of Russian by an original technique , allowing to plunge into language from the first lesson The prices for the...
"A brand-new IrkutskHostel is ideally located in the heart of Irkutsk. Unique IrkutskHostel is located just a short walk to the main square, river embankment & other historical & cultural places. It is in the fabulous proximity to the main Irkutsk street with a number of shops, cafes, restaurants, museums, fountains & everything you need during your stay in Irkutsk. Dorm 1. Male 8-bed dorm 2. Female 8-bed dorm 3. Family 3-bed dorm 4. Private...
"… breakfast, free internet with WiFi and free laundry.For those who wants to visit the Old Circumbaikal railway we give recomendations, accomodation and organise tours.In February-March ice skiing and auto tours can be organised. Guiding and rninstructing at rock-climbing routs on Baikal and in Sayan mountains are our specialisation. In summer time we offer walks by motoboat along Angara river picking tourists close to the hostel from...
Home Hostel Irkutsk
"… Irkutsk and at Baikal. What is included into the price? - Light breakfast - Tea/coffee/sugar anytime - Bed linen - Hot shower - Free laundry service - Free use of iron and hair-drier - Free Wi-Fi - Free common computer with Internet access - Free international calls! - Luggage room - Tourist information - Parking Extra services: - Visa registration - Interesting tours to Baikal - Classes of Russian language - Home food of...
"Nerpa Backpackers is a decent place to stay in downtown Irkutsk, a hub for anyone going on to visit Mongolia. It’s modestly sized and priced and has a friendly and personal atmosphere. The Location The hostel is situated on the riverbank running through Irkutsk and is only a stone’s throw from the train station. The hostel is easy to find, but access is at the rear of the building and guests should press 1* on the keypad to alert the...
Irkutsk City Lodge
"… STATION IS INCLUDED. Equipped with en-suite and satellite TV, the risk is you'll never want to leave. We offer a fully equipped kitchen and laundry for your use. Also we give you a free registration! On our weekly parties you can find new friends, play funny games, and take some souvenirs! Our staff will show you how to cook dishes of our national cuisine and you'll try to do it by yourself! We'll help you to choose...
Irkutsk Hostel on baykalskaya str
"Our staffs are ready to provide a wide range of additional services: -information support -temporary visa registration for foreign tourists -help in selection of tours and booking tickets -order taxi and much more We are pleased to offer you single and double- room apartments. The apartments are equipped with all necessary items make you feel at home: kitchen, modern furniture, digital TV, Internet access. On the first floor are all...
"… with a toilet and well equipped and clean kitchen. A private room has a double-bed for two people, another room has3 beds, and the next has 3 two-level beds for 6 people.Large comfortable lounge with free internet, fax and printer. We have free light breakfast, free luggage storage.There are: Free WiFi, Free TV.Towels and sheets in rooms included.Washing machine. 24-hour reception and check- in, no closing. The hostel staff will...
"… her guests with all the necessary travel information. The hostel has comfortable rooms and all modern facilities free of charge, such as computer with internet access, wifi, fully equipped guest kitchen, TV, baggage storage, etc. Self-service laundry facilities are available for a small pay. Every morning Galina serves a traditional Russian breakfast with pancakes and homemade jams, which is included in the price!...
Magic Hostel Irkutsk
"… the city and also historical places, entertainment centres and shopping malls, such as “130 district”, Angara embankment, palace of sport “Trud”, Irkutsk music theatre, central market and so on. Two spacious bedrooms, a large kitchen – living room, two bathroom units, shower cubicle are at your disposal. We have everything for comfortable stay in our hostel. We will gladly arrange excursions to Baikal, Arshan and other areas for...
"… ." … "… the house is set back from the main streets, on the river bank. Here city noise isn't audible almost. From the hostel 10 minutes walk to public transport stops. Where you can easily go to any part of the city. The airport is located just five minutes by bus. Nearby is one of the most significant historical places of the city - the "Sukachev's manor". In the manor periodically conduct real balls, concerts, plays...
The Best Hostel In Irkutsk
"… 130th Qarter (1.2 km), the Circus (300 m), Art Museum (400 m), the Organ Hall (700 m), a musical theater and a drama theater (800 m), the Stratosphere night club (350 m), or the beer restaurant At Svejk's Place (150). The Best Hostel in Irkutsk Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from...
"… room has lockers. Besides of that, you can store things at our staff room. Our manager helps to answer your questions, book accommodation in Listvyanka, a trip to Olkhon island. We do visa registration! Please Note: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 12:00. Check out before 12:00. Payment upon arrival by...
Friends' house Irkutsk
"… shared. We have light breakfast, on our guest kitchen hot water, tea, sugar, bread, cereals are available free of charge. Refrigerator, electric cooker and microwave are for your disposable. Our kitchen has all utensils. Our friendly staff always can give you information about city sites, transportation, schedules; book train and bus tickets. We organize for our guests tours to Olkhon island (Khuzhir , Sunny hostel), budget...
Irkutsk Angara Hostel
"… in English on timetables, transport and things to do and see in Irkutsk and its surroundings. We can also provide you with information on accommodation and activities at Lake Baikal and arrange train reservations on the trains to and from Moscow and Irkutsk. Our hostel has a 5-bed dorm or private room, with shared bathroom and toilet facilities, fully equipped kitchen, luggage storage, laundry service, local and international...
"… Baikal after extremely hot sauna gives you an ocean of unforgettable emotions and loads of fun!We do run guides trip at the hostel beautiful surroundings and rent a big range of outdoor outfit: boats, canoes, wet suits and masks for snorkeling and diving, mountain bikes and special gear for climbing (ropes, carabineers, harnesses etc), so your local stay not going to be boring AlpBase has a rich number of rock climbing...
"At our hostel, you will find a friendly, international atmosphere, full of people who are excited about protecting the environment and developing ecotourism in the Baikal region. Reliable information about existing hiking trails all around Baikal will be available here. We can also help you plan a trip using our best trails, and, if necessary, provide you with a guide and translator." … "… is affiliated with GBT, concerned with...
Baikal Grand Hostel
"We glad to offer you an accommodation in the downtown of Irkutsk. Bus terminal, car park, central food market, banks, a lot of cafes, outdoor equipment and food stores are near from our hostel. All main sightseeings of Irkutsk are available on foot. For your services : breakfast included equiped kitchen TV shower and toilet washing machine DVDs about Siberia and Baikal Maps of Irkutsk, Baikal and Olkhon Island" … "… From...
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Gold Miner's Camp
"… in a hideaway place on a great Baikal Lake. Two hours drive from Irkutsk. A best place for a real Siberian adventure in the region. Friendly English and German-speaking staff, cozy authentic all-season wooden houses with two or four beds, with a wood-stove, a real Russian banya (russian variant of sauna). No people and roads around. Possibility of excursions to nearby mountains. In summer - hiking, horse-riding, fishing,...
"We offer 2 double bedrooms with electric heating in winter and 4 double rooms in three separate buildings in summer. We can also arrange accommodation for more people in nearby hotels in the village. Hot shower is free (summer only). Self-service kitchen. Extra services includeauthentic Russian Banya, sporting activities, guide serviceslaundry, transfer, etc." … "… />Or we can arrange for a car transfer (depends on weather...
"Our mini-hotel is situated near the forest, where you can relax and breath fresh air and forget about noise. Hotel «Green coast» is a quiet and picturesque harbor for our guests, is located near the Irkutsk reservoir, near the beach Yakobi. Our rooms are very big, comfortable and cosy. You can find TV-sets, free wi-fi, rooms with balcony, kitchen and clothes washer. Green Coast Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy:...
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