4 Hostels in Samara, Russia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Samara, Russia. You can choose from 4 Samara hostels. In total, there are 6 cheap places to stay in Samara such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.

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Get to know Samara (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Samara. To help you make friends with Samara before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

With population of more than a million people, Samara is the seventh-biggest city in Russia. Tsar Fyodor founded the city in the sixteenth century as a guard fortress. It has a very long river embankment and the highest railway station edifice in Europe. The railway station in Samara was built in recent years and is the highest building of a train station in Europe; the total height of the spire is just more than a hundred meters.

Samara is one of the largest industrial cities in the Russian Federation and as such, it has serious ecological problems despite the fact that it has several big parks. Other points of interest are the Samara Regional History Museum, which is the largest museum in the Samara region and is currently located in several buildings. The Samara Art Museum is one of the major museums in the region. Currently, the city has more than twenty museums.

The Samara Academic Drama Theater, named after Gorky, is famous because Nikolai Gogol began his professional theater career there with the comedy "The Inspector." The Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Samara Center Theater of Young Spectators' SamArt were built in the thirties and all of them are still operational. The winters in Samara can be very cold, so be prepared for them if you decide to visit the city in the winter.

Although Samara is a large Russian city, there are not many Samara hostels available for visitors to the city. There is a lot of variance in the prices of different hostels in Samara and as a norm, cheap hostels get booked very quickly. In general, most Samara hostels are very good, especially for Russian standards. Almost all Samara hostels are located in the very center of the city and you can easily get there from the train station.

Written by local enthusiast for Samara hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Samara hostels George Traveller

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Your Packing List for Samara

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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