Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Odessa, Ukraine. You can choose from 43 Odessa hostels. In total, there are 77 cheap places to stay in Odessa such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $4 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 Odessa, 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 Odessa? 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 Odessa alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Odessa. 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 Odessa. To help you make friends with Odessa before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Odessa is a large, multicultural city and an amazing party place in the summer. Be aware that the city is a major port and after that, an attractive tourist destination. Visit the port, one of the largest in the Black Sea region; the Archaeological Museum in Odessa; the Potemkin Stairs (yes, from Sergei Eisenstein’s The Battleship Potemkin); the Pushkin Museum; Vorontsov’s Palace; and Deribasovskaya Street. Odessa withstood the German siege in World War II, and has many war monuments.
There are plenty of hostels in Odessa, located in the center, near the train and bus stations, and in the surroundings. The only problem is that the beaches are located in the area Arcadia (tram 5, last station, about thirty minutes from the center) and there are no hostels in that area. So no matter where you decide to stay, you will have to commute to reach the beach. Hostels in Odessa are quite expensive, especially in the summer. Most hostels in Odessa are open only during the summer season. In the summer, there is party almost all the time –- the city has many clubs and discos where people from the whole former USSR party. Some of them are really good.
Train connections apart from close distances are quite bad but you have a few direct connections to Moscow and St. Petersburg. There is a small airport near the city but it has flights mainly to Russia for the summer season. Under no circumstances should you take a taxi on your own, unless you speak Russian -– there are many illegal taxis.
Written by local enthusiast for Odessa hostels George Traveller
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Odessa. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Odessa. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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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:
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