|Tiu - Kiev Central Station|
Gogolivska 25 Apt 15, Kiev, Ukraine
PROMO 12-Beds Dorm (4.5-5 EURO) applies to ONLINE BOOKINGS made for Min. 2 and Max. 5 nights stay. Door prices might be different and depend on room type, our availability, season, etc...
We are the main backpackers hostel since 2007, always averaging 90% under hostelworld. This means, besides of hostelworld awards, we are in Lonely Planet books recommended and the world of mouth as well keep telling about us and motivating our hostel to be the best deal for travelers.
The best tips and information, help to book Train Tickets, Chernobyl Tour (From 130USD for our guests) and point you to the best things Kiev has to offer besides of beautiful churches, squares and parks: Cheap good Beer and Cheap Good Food !
- No shower/toilet queue in the corridors: we got 4 for the house
- Informal, live and relaxed place, so you feel like a friends house, and indeed we are...
- Activities: river beach laziness, bar nights, dinners, spontaneous staff drunkenness
- Taxi drivers screw up ? We organize them better and cheaper.
- Many different room options: 12-beds dorm (30 square meters room with air conditioning), 6-bed dorm, female only room, 2 very spacious 4-bed dorm, double room, twin-room.
- We got safe storage and lockers
- No curfew or lockout, no bad rules as long as everyone has common-good sense. Aaahhhh also, please no sex tourists or dating agencies dudes here, with them we are not friendly.
The hostel it's run and managed with backpackers/bike riders spirit !
We speak Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and can communicate in a very theatrical way if needed.
Wanna discover the most of Ukraine ? Stay with us and we help moving around the country, train tickets, buses and very important tips.
Going to Crimea ? Stay with us at Sevastopol Bolshaya Hostel, the best location in town.
Every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day you can get the bus Nr. 322, also called POLIT (ПОЛIТ) or Skybus, connecting the airport to the Train Station (ВОКЗАЛ - Volkzal),for 25uah (2.5 EUROS) and takes about one hour. Arriving at the train station, be sure to cross to the 'old side' where you can see a Mc Donalds right in front, for that you should find the underground passage, under the platforms, so if you see the golden domed church (the new side), leave it behind you walking in the side walk and turn right at the entrance going down (escalators and stairs) that will make you walk under the platforms
Taxis from airport should cost around 150-180uah, negotiate before taking the car.
From Zhiliany Airport, find any bus that can take you to the train station (vokzal central) and follow the directions bellow. By taxi to our place shouldn't be more than 40-50 UAH.
FROM THE TRAIN STATION
THERE IS A BUS LINE FROM THE TRAIN STATION, right in front of the building find the Yellow buses on the bus stops with the number '7' or '18+7', pay when you get in (price written behind the driver), the ride will be short and you have to pay attention in two things: once the bus reach a big avenue with a monument with a star on the top and will turn right (the only right turn this bus will make), count the traffic lights after here: 3 traffic lights, after the 3rd one make him understand you want to get down.
Walk down this street, turn the first right and thats Gogolivska Street, go to building number 25 and there are codes to enter the door: 247 (first door, wooden) and 38 (second at the right, metal), than go upstairs, 4 floors on apartments number 11 and 15. NOTE THAT THE CODES TO WORK you should press the all the numbers at the same time.
If you like to walk from the train station, follow this instructions from the train station:
1 - Find the round about in front of the Train Station, leave the building behind you and walk forward on the avenue Kominternu, cross a bridge and turn left on the 2nd street (Saksaganskogo, where the traffic will be flowing to the left as well).
2 - Walk till the end, where you reach a big avenue with a boulevard in the middle and you will be able to see a monument with a star on top. Cross to the other side and keep walking, crossing the following street ( Alesia Gonchara). Now you are walking in Dmitrivska Str.
3 - After crossing Gonchara you keep walking till the next corner, where you will see kyosks selling drinks and snacks, turn right (this is Vorovskoho) and walk up hill, turning the 2nd street to the left, Gogolivska, our street.
4 - Just to have the number 4, we are the number 25 and it all should take you around 15 minutes, we are the closest one to the train station.
The code on the wooden door is 247, you will see another 2 doors, take the right one (metal) with the code 38, remember to press the numbers at the same time.
We are located in apartment #11 and #15, ring our doorbell !! You will see the hostelworld sign !
THERE IS A NEW BUS LINE FROM THE TRAIN STATION, right in front of the building find the Yellow buses on the bus stops with the number '7' or '18+7', pay when you get in (price written behind the driver), the ride will be short and you have to pay attention in two things: once the bus reach a big avenue with a monument with a star on the top and will turn right (the only right turn this bus will make), count the traffic lights after here: 3 traffic lights, after the 3rd one make him understand you want to get down.
Walk down this street, turn the first right and thats Gogolivska Street, go to number 25 like you read above !