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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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"I will come back - I didn't plan anything when i came back from Mongolia to Russia. A guide said on the page concerning hostels -- " Book a long time before if you come in summer " -- i didn't saw it. I phoned there in the train station, and i found a place immediately. The staff helped me to find its hostel. They are helpful, they plan your projects with you, like where to go, how to go. Thanks to them i went to Oklhon Island by hydrofol but...
"Very good! - We really liked our stay in this hostel, the dorms are big enough, so that you can leave your backpacks around, there are electricity plugs near every bed and the place is very quiet in the night. The hostel is small (2 dorms+ 1 private room), there is a big kitchen and the location is simply perfect! You may have to wait a bit to take the shower, as there is just 1. In the evening after many showers,the bathroom can get a bit...
Admiral Hostel Irkutsk
"Great place! - Location is prefect and staff is very helpful. Simple place with everything you need." … "… • Linen 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...
"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." … "… is a very silent and quiet place; all windows look to the yard. You can reach the museums and the embankments of the Angara River for 10-15 minutes on foot. Cafes and restaurants are close to our...
"… edroom) -" … "… fountain & u’ll get to the Zhelyabov street, which u need to find IrkutskHostel. •Walk along Zhelyabov street – use the coffee shop & pizzeria on your left as your land mark. •When u see our outdoor sign, turn left. •IrkutskHostel is here. WELCOME! FROM THE AIROPORT: •Take trolleybus 4 or minibus 20. •Get off at the Skver Kirova (other name of this stop is Angara hotel). •Turn right & walk until u...
Irkutsk City Lodge
"… to the place you need on the Island is 900r (650-700r if you go by yourself from central bus station to Khuzhir (village on the Island) by minibus). We'll be glad to help you with anything we can. We love to travel, we know how important it is to find someone to answer your questions, and a place to feel home away from home during a long journey! Please Note: contact us after booking to let us know if you want us to pick you up...
"… to tram station and taxis, you can reach any part of the city fast and easy, such as the historical center of Irkutsk, the Central Market, and Sibexpocenter Baikal Business Centre, railway and bus stations, and IrGUPS ISTU. Fifteen minutes from the hsptel there are the cinema 'Barguzin' Irkutsk and diagnostic center. In the same house we have the pizzeria 'Pizza Dominos'. Next to us are: supermarket 'Piglet',...
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
"… to feel home-like. A pleasurable walk from the hostel may take you to the Kirov Square (800 m), the 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...
"… also have 2 computers for common use and WiFi - needless to say - at no charge. Every dorm 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...
"Bravo Hostel welcomes you: We will be glad to see you among our guests. Our hostel offers the most convenient arrangement for those who just arrived and in 2 minutes it would like to appear on a soft bed. In too time, considering a close arrangement of the airport to the downtown, from the hostel conveniently to reach all sight of the city. But the main advantage - by our hostel goes the road to Lake Baikal. We offer nice shared rooms, a...
"There are family room, dormitory woman and man rooms. There are 6 beds in woman room and 8 in man one, Flat is fully equipped with all needed: great equipped kitchen for self-caterers (microwave, pot) shower, Wi-Fi. We have very friendly atmosphere and budget accommodation. We provide guests all needed information about region, transport and so on. In our bedrooms you find comfortable beds as well as free towels and slippers." …...
Good Cat Hostel
"… The hotel has a large common kitchen with everything you need for cooking. For guests there is a washer and dryer. Our hostel is located in a quiet area close to the railway station. Nearby there is a supermarket, pharmacy, hairdresser’s, park and a bus stop from which you can get to any place in the city. Good Cat Policies and conditions Check in from 12:00 Check out before 12:00 Cancellation policy: Booking can be...
Baikal Story Hostel
"… become an ideal place to start a tour around the city and watch all main city attractions. Hostel has there are 5 rooms with 2, 4, 8 and 10 beds, each has private light and a shelf. For your convenience bed linen, blankets and towels are available for free as well as safety lockers which you can use to keep some personal stuff. Baikal Story Hostel Policies and Conditions. Check in from 13:00 Check out before 12:00...
"… room for 6 persons Ushanka Big - there are 3 bunk beds. Each guest has an individual lamp and a socket near his/her bed. A room for 4 persons Ushanka Small - there are two bunk beds. A room for 2 persons with one double bed - Ushanka Best. Also there are individual lamp and a wardrobe. Ushanka Hostel Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival. Check in from 14:00. Check out before 12:00....
"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...
Friends' house Irkutsk
"… 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 accommodation, Siberian cuisine and excursions all around the island,...
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...
"… you making your way to us on your own please follow our directions page. Now let me tell you about our hostel itself. We do have several wooden loges and Russian steam sauna located right at the shore! We do serve food 3 times a day at the local cafeteria, but you are welcome to cook yourself. After successful fishing day we do cook tasty local fish dishes - like smoked and grilled Omul and you are welcome to try some of it! The...
"… 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. Our knowledgeable staff is affiliated with GBT, concerned with environmental protection, and knowledgeable about outdoor activities. Your stay helps support trail-building and...
Baikal Grand Hostel
"We glad to offer you a budget homy accommodation in the downtown of Irkutsk. There are two 4-bed rooms, big coomon room with TV. At your disposal: equiped kitchen (fridge, microwave oven, free linen and towels TVshower and toiletwashing machinefilms about Baikal, Shumak and other beautiful placesmaps of Irkutsk and BaikalLight breakfast is included in our accommodation price" … "… entrance door. From the airport take a...
"… the continental breakfast: cereal, tea, coffee, bread for toast with jam and butter. The apartment is rented as a whole so whether you are a single traveller looking for a quiet place, a couple or a family, it will be perfectly suitable for any need. Come to stay with us on your journey through Siberia! Please note: Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged...
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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...
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!...
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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