Whether you plan on spending a short weekend vacation or a longer stay for business affairs, Kiev offers you many choices of apartments, youth hostels, bread, and breakfast or budget hotels. If you are willing to shell out some fortune, there are higher-end Kiev accommodations in store for you.
Hotels in Kiev
In association with Hostelling International, TIU Hostels is Ukraine’s only independent chain of hostels operated and owned by backpackers. They are popular among budget visitors because of their improved standards, low prices, and a secure friendly environment. All hostels in the network have free wi-fi Internet access, fully-equipped kitchens, common rooms with DVD libraries and big-screen TVs, private rooms, friendly English-speaking staff, security lockers, digital coded front door locks, and frequent pub crawls. Check out the following:
TIU Chillout Hostel, 22v Gorkogo Apt. 35
TIU Kiev Central Station, 25 Gogolivska Apt. 15 (+38 098 669 4783)
TIU Kreschatik, 8b Kreschatik Apt. 11 – On the Main Street next to the Independence Square (+380 50 331 1847)
Another budget accommodation is the Kiev lodging Hostel (5 Pushkinskaya str., 2nd floor, Apt. 10, 04108, Kiev. +38-093-813-3958). It also offers really nice services: common rooms, free cable TV, free wi-fi Internet access, and English speaking staff. It is located in the city center 10 minutes from Independence Square.
Kiev Apartments (11 Gorodetskogo St, office 34, + 38-093-685-0076) have simple studios for 1-2 people and luxurious 5-bedroom units for large groups. Located close to Kreschtyk Street, it features outdoor patios, jacuzzi, saunas, and other high-end properties.
Partner Guest House (19 Baseina Street, +380 44 2285511) offers modern luxury apartments in the heart of Kiev, on Baseina Street. Services include plasma TV sets, jacuzzi, high-speed Internet connection, English speaking staff, and many more.
Kiev Apartments Rent (24 B Mykhaylivs’ka Street Office 80a, +38044 278 8363) offers comfortable fully equipped and fully furnished in the historical city center. Hotel services include transportation, cleaning, laundry, guide-interpreter, food delivery, etc.
Here are some mid-range hotels in Kiev:
Diplomat Hotel (Zhilyanska Street 59) offers classic single and double rooms with ensuite facilities, rooms each equipped with individually controlled air conditioning and heating, mini bar, safe deposit box, satellite TV, and double glassed windows.
Hotel Kozatskiy (1/3 Mihaylivska Street, +38 044 279 49 14) is a 3-star hotel in the city center, Independence Area.
President Hotel (Hospitalna Street 12) is a 4-star hotel with 325 rooms and 13 suites. It is located near Kiev’s historical and cultural quiet green area. It features a fitness center, leisure center, and health club.
City Park Hotel (20-A, Vorovsky Street, +38 (044)503-7790) is a boutique hotel strategically situated in the cultural and business part of the city.
Hotel Rus (Hospitalna Street 4) is one of Kiev’s oldest hotels. They have really good offerings, but the service is Soviet.
Hotel Tourist (2 R. Okipnoi Street) is located near the metro station Livoberezhna and the city’s shopping and market center, overlooking soviet style housing flats. The rooms are good and the restaurant has an English menu. One of its selling points is the strange bath tube.
Hyatt Regency Kiev (5, A. Tarasova Street, +380 44 581 1234) is a 5-star luxury hotel in the city. Offering breathtaking views of St. Sophia Cathedral and the old city, it features a spa, fitness center, and a 25-meter indoor swimming pool.
InterContinental Kiev (Velyka Zhytomyrska 2A, +380442191919) is the first InterCon Hotel to open in the country. This 11-story hotel designed by Ukrainian architect Sergey Babushkin is between three famous churches of ancient Eastern Christendom – St. Sophia Cathedral, St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, and St. Andrew’s Church of Kiev. It has 272 deluxe rooms, 5 Ambassador Suites, and Presidential Suite and Royal Suite, overlooking St Michael’s Square.
The Opera Hotel (B. Khmelnystkoho Street) is a 5-star hotel owned by Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s wealthiest billionaire.