Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Yekaterinburg, Russia. You can choose from 31 Yekaterinburg hostels. In total, there are 50 cheap places to stay in Yekaterinburg such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $11 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Yekaterinburg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Yekaterinburg? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Yekaterinburg alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Yekaterinburg. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
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 Yekaterinburg. To help you make friends with Yekaterinburg before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Guess what? Yekaterinburg is also named and spelled Ekaterinburg - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
Being the 4th largest city in Russia, Yekaterinburg (which used to be named Sverdlovsk) is also the capital of the Ural region and home to a population of over 1.3 million people. The city dates back as far as the early 18th century, when it was founded by Vasily Tatischev.
Yekaterinburg is served by Koltsovo airport. In addition to that, the great Trans-Siberian railway goes through Yekaterinburg, and this is a very common way for people to travel to the city. The local train network connects you with nearby towns and cities if you want to take daytrips to them. Your best option for getting around the city central is the public transport system, which includes trams, buses, trolleybuses, and a metro. Of those choices, the tram system is easily the best option.
The hostels in Yekaterinburg are very inexpensive and conveniently located. You can get a dorm bed for as cheap as 8€ a night, and the quality of lodging is generally very good. Yekaterinburg hostel owners and staff are also a great source of information while planning your daily activities in and around the city.
There are many interesting sights and activities to see and do when you stay in a Yekaterinburg hostel. Built on the site where the old Tsar Nicholas the Second was executed, the Church on the Blood is a common sightseeing spot. There is also a very peculiar attraction in the city called "QWERTY Monument", which is situated near the riverbank metro station. You have to see it to believe it. Also remember to check out the Circus, they host different types of Circus events which can be really worth the time if you're even remotely interested.
Written by local enthusiast for Yekaterinburg hostels Miika
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Yekaterinburg. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Yekaterinburg. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Yekaterinburg and Russia.
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:
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.