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Bakkara Art-Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Venice Island, 1 | Hydropark Subway Station, Kiev 02660, Ukraine
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Ranked #24 of 113 hotels in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
I16 Ann Arbor, Michigan
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting location of the hotel with unique sights on the right bank of Kiev (make sure your room overlooks the river). The room was clean and the staff fast and helpful. Decoration is great though TV did not work. The shower is somewhat strange - just a hole in the floor, not a shower cabin one would expect.... More

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

nice clean grounds even during the winter. convenient location for metro train and easy 20 mins from airport. Excellent restaurant ....had dinner there every night! Staff very friendly and assisted in obtaining information for my flight itinerary and check in to airlines. Taxi's right outside..would stay there again for sure...rxonfire

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MariaBasarab, Guest Relations Manager at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I want to thank You for so kind words about Your recent staying in Bakkara hotel! It is great to know that now our hotel has one more regular Guest! We will do everything possible to show You our real hospitality and to make You feel like at home with each Your next staying! I want to invite... More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Location is out of the way, on this occasion that was a positive due to protests in the city centre. Arranging a taxi for dinner due to the protests was impossible, "pretty ladies" bar in basement is predictable, there is no charge expense to room process, they check you out as soon as you check in which seems odd to... More

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MariaBasarab, Guest Relations Manager at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate Your feedback after staying at Bakkara hotel. Guests' opinions are essential for the hotel's management and entire team as well. We are really sorry for the inconveniences You faced with. No doubt that Your comments will help us to improve the quality of service. I would be happy if You could give us a chance... More

Waseca, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My fiance and I stayed here in January and were very impressed. The view from the room was awesome and the room was very cozy. The only minor complaint was the tiny shower, but it wasn't a big deal. Everyone we encountered was very friendly and welcoming. I would stay here again.

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MariaBasarab, Guest Relations Manager at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You so much for Your lovely review. We are so pleased that You enjoyed Your stay with us and that You provided us with such positive feedback regarding our service and rooms, especially our river view. We look forward to welcoming You always in Art Hotel Bakkara. Best regards, Guest relation manager More

Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This is a converted river cruise boat on the Dnieper. If you want a unique luxury hotel this is the place to go. A few things to know though: 1) Access is a little difficult -- many steps from road to river's edge. There is a really weird elevator but it can only be operated by hotel staff. So if... More

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MariaBasarab, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for Your detail and interesting feedback. We are glad to know that You were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed Your staying. I want You to know that if You are going to find something unusual for Your next visit to Kiev I can recommend hotel Bakkara while the summer time as it is absolutely another of what... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Many positives, a few negatives, but ultimately I would return to this hotel in a heartbeat. Positives: Unique atmosphere. All by itself floating on the river. Clean rooms. Decent restaurant. Great views. Safe and secure. Close proximity to the Hidropark Metro Station - three stops away from Independence Square and the heart of Kiev. The Metro costs 25 Cents (U.S)... More

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MariaBasarab, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for finding time to share Your detailed feedback with all the community of Tripadvizor. It is always great to know that Your experience with us was positive and left pleasant impressions. All Your comments are important and help us to improve our service. Let me inform You that we have some free extra services which will... More

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I found this hotel incredibly good value for money on my 5 night stay as an independent traveller. I was pleasantly surprised how big the rooms were and quality of them (I could have stayed in that shower for an hour!). The in room facilities in my river view room would easily have rivalled that of any of the better... More

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MariaBasarab, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for Your recent wonderful and detailed review. It is always great to know that our Guests are pleasantly surprised with the level of service we are offering! I totally agree with You that our hotel gives a unique possibility to relax on the balcony, enjoying the moments of appeasement watching a beautiful river and... More

Cheshire, UK
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Its a shame that I never got to stay here because I had to cancel due to the fact that they ignored every email that I sent regarding my booking. On their website under Special Offers it said "Enjoy the pleasant gift by the Bakkara Art Hotel. From November 1st, 2013 to January 31th, 2014 book* your accommodation for three... More

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MariaBasarab, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of management of our hotel I want to apologies for the disagreeable situation You faced with during Your communication with our reservation department and Premier International reservation department. This situation is extremely unpleasant for us, so I have conducted an inner investigation to clarify everything happened and to understand the drawbacks. Results of the investigation, which... More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
77 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We were here for a long weekend and picked this hotel based on it's price (cheap for Kiev) and it's proximity to a metro station (Hydropark) It's easy to negotiate your way there, it's about a 5 - 10 min walk from the Metro to the hotel. The hotel does lay on a minibus to make the journey but it... More

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MariaBasarab, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for choosing Art-hotel Bakkara for Your travel to Ukraine. On behalf of the entire team of the hotel staff let me express our gratitude for Your pleasant words regarding the hotel. It is really the best motivation for us to improve our service reading the review like Yours! We are happy to know that You enjoyed... More

Treviso, Italia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Located in a good position, not too far from the city center and close to the metro station. Staff if nice and helpful and the restaurant is open 24/7. My room was clear and good, but the bathroom is way too small and has a non-exhisting shower which floods the entire bathroom; the staff is aware of the problem and... More

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MariaBasarab, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at Bakkara Art-Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for Your kind review. It is nice to hear that You found Your room cozy, stuff team helpful and Your experience being positive. Thank You for Your comments about breakfast, I will send Your wishes to the restaurant management. We are always happy to see You in our hotel again. Kind regards, Guest Relation Manager More

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Address: Venice Island, 1 | Hydropark Subway Station, Kiev 02660, Ukraine
Location: Ukraine > Kiev
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bakkara Art-Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Kiev #5 Family Hotel in Kiev #11 Romantic Hotel in Kiev #24 Business Hotel in Kiev
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