Different travelers prefer different types of accommodation. While some value luxury hotels and privacy, others are open to experience sharing their room with other adventure-lovers, enjoying the opportunity to meet new people and to explore new place and culture together. The latter would definitely choose a good hostel, taking all benefits from reasonable prices and chances for making new friends. Well-known TripAdvisor platform gives its advice on the best hostels for those who are going to discover Kyiv.
Hostel Factory, located in the very center of historical Kyiv, impresses guests with unusual modern design, coziness and friendly staff. While staying in this hostel, you can easily and quickly reach such important sights as Maidan Nezhalezhnosti, the central square of the city; Peyzazhna Alley, a beautiful alley with numerous creative artworks and sculptures; and Andriyvsky Descent, the Mecca of souvenirs and the heart of historical Podil district. Inside the hostel, guests are offered seven rooms for different number of people (from 1 to 8). Hostel Factory has its own fully equipped kitchen, so travelers are welcome to cook their meals. In lounge area, travelers may have fun playing board games and watching big plasma TV. The hostel also offers service of professional photographer who will take great pictures of your holidays.
Address: 24b, Sichovykh Strilciv street
Elements is a modern hostel on one of the central streets of Ukrainian capital. Location of the hostel offers wide opportunities for partying and exploring the city`s night life, as well as for having a good breakfast or dinner in numerous cozy cafes and restaurants around. As for interior, the hostel delights its guests with unique design having art and esoteric flavor. Each room has its own original concept and theme. Elements hostel offers six rooms for 30 people. Towels and bed sheets, lockers with keys as well as using laundry service and kitchen are included in the price.
Address: 30a, Saksaganskogo street
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Veselka is a comfortable hostel with modern design located in the city center only 750 meters away from Maidan Nezhalezhnosti (Independence square). From here, travelers can easily get to such city highlights as St. Sophia`s and St. Volodymyr`s Cathedrals as well as to Khreschatyk subway station. The hostel offers rooms with number of beds varying from 2 to 12. All rooms have heating, air conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms even have own bathroom. Travelers can keep their valuable things in safe boxes. In leisure time, guests are welcome to communicate and to have fun in a big lounge area and to cook their favorite dishes in the common kitchen. Please note that hostel is located on the 4th floor and there is no elevator, so you will have to bring your luggage up on your own.
Address: 42, Volodymyrska street, 4th floor
Dream House hostel offers accommodation in the place that is traditionally considered as the heart and soul of Kyiv. Staying on famous Andriyvsky Descent is a perfect chance to dive into authentic atmosphere of the city. Besides, there are tens of cafés, clubs and historical landmarks nearby, so travelers are able to discover both night life and cultural heritage. The hostel is located in a renovated building of the XVIII century, which nowadays has all modern communications. The guests can choose staying in a single room, triple and double rooms (some of them with own shower) as well as in a dorm for 4, 6 and 8 people. There is a special dorm only for women. All guests are welcome to cook their food in the kitchen or to visit hostel`s own café for additional fee.
Address: 2d, Andriyvsky Descent
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Gar’is Hostel is a clean and reasonably priced European-style hostel located in the center of Kyiv not far from Klovska subway station and Olympic Stadium. From here, travelers can reach famous Khreschatyk street for 15 minutes only. Gar’is Hostel has everything needed for a comfortable stay during your trip to Kyiv: cozy rooms and dorms that host from 2 to 8 guests, free Wi-Fi on the whole territory of the hostel, big kitchen, storage for baggage, spacious lounge area where guests can play table football. Friendly English-speaking personnel is always ready to help with any problem.
Address: 11, Pervomayskogo street
ZigZag hostel, a two-floor hostel in the center of Ukrainian capital, offers accommodation in stylish rooms designed by local artists. Staying here is a great chance to be surrounded by beauty not only outside when walking through the city center, but also inside your apartment. The hostel is located near Olympic Stadium, close to Khreschatyk and Lva Tolstogo central subway stations. There are dorms for 4, 8 and 10 people (62 places in total), large kitchen, free Wi-Fi and safe boxes for valuable items. English-speaking staff of ZigZag hostel is always glad to help guests, giving up-to-date information about tours and excursions, city maps and discounts.
Address: 3a, Gorkogo street, apt. 18
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A small and cozy Smile hostel, situated in a flat, offers its guests rooms with 1, 2, 3 or 4 beds, all designed in simple and elegant style. This nice and clean place is located in the center of the capital, only 3 minutes away from St. Volodymyr`s Cathedral and 120 meters away from University subway station. The travelers are offered fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and help of experienced staff. It is possible to arrange transfer to the airport, railway station or other destination by a guest`s request.
Address: 4, Pyrogova street
This cozy hostel is situated on Khreshchatyk, the main street of Kyiv, which gives guests the opportunity to dive into colorful vortex of the city life. However, despite its location in the noisy center, the hostel can boast calm homely atmosphere. TIU Khreshchatik hostel is located in the yard and has a code on its door, which regularly changes for safety, so do not forget to ask for it. The hostel includes dorm for 10 people, one private room, lounge room, common bathroom and kitchen. The lounge room has a computer and a big plasma TV with channels and DVD movies in English. Hostel staff speaks English and is always ready to help with any issues including arrangement of transfer.
Address: 8b, Khreshcatyk street, 4th floor, apt. 11
This hostel is located right near the Central Railway station. However, inside the hostel you will not feel stressful atmosphere that is common for big transport hubs. On the contrary, you will enjoy calm ambience and observe picturesque trees through the window. The hostel is located in an old building with thick walls, so it is warm here in winter and cool in summer. Cozy interior design of double and 4-bed rooms keeps to modern style with many wooden elements. All rooms have air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. All guests are welcome to watch TV and to have a small talk with new friends in a spacious lounge room.
Address: 6, Kobeleva street
VShokoladi hostel is located not far from the city center only 5 minutes away from Vokzalna subway station and the Central Railway station. Here travelers may expect clean and reasonably priced rooms for 6, 8 and 12 people. All guests are welcome to have hot tea and coffee, to use free Wi-Fi, computer, printer and safe boxes. In the hostel surroundings, guests will find bowling club, restaurant, café and cinema, so there is no chance to get bored. Friendly staff will help with any problem occurred to make your stay in Kyiv comfortable and safe.
Address: 5, Vozdykhoflotsky avenue
Staying in one of the best hostels in Kyiv is a great chance to get new positive experience and to find new interesting friends from all around the world.
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