Hostels in Yekaterinburg, Russia

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Get to know Yekaterinburg (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 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

Written by local enthusiast for Yekaterinburg hostels Miika

FAQ about Yekaterinburg Hostels

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?

A hostel in Yekaterinburg costs on average $33 for a dorm. A hostel in Yekaterinburg with private rooms costs on average $29.
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Your Packing List for Yekaterinburg

Your Packing List for Yekaterinburg

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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:

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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Yekaterinburg Hostel Cheatsheet

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.
22 Total number of hostels
$33 Average dorm price
$29 Average private room price
$6 Cheapest hostel in Yekaterinburg
Sky Hostel Yekaterinburg is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Yekaterinburg
RedLine Hostel is the best rated
2.6 Average rating of all hostels

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