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The Babushka Grand Hostel

Malaya Arnautskaya 60, Odessa 65012, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed in the private double room, which was huge! The staff is very friendly and there is a nice big kitchen and common area. They let us stay there half the night after we had already checked out, since our flight didn't leave until late at night. Only downside is the bathroom, since there is only one for the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Don't let the exterior of the building scare you away, the inside of the hostel is clean and spacious. In addition, the husband-and-wife team that manage the place are very welcoming; they will go out of their way to make sure you have a pleasant stay in Odessa. The hostel has a friendly cat that lives there as well. It... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have stayed at the Babushka Grand Hostel 3 or 4 times, either passing through overnight or as location for visiting Odessa. Everything has good and bad: Positives: Location near the train station. If traveling by train or long distance buses Gunzel and Autolux. This is an easy walk. They will try to accomadate arrival and departure times. The place... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stayed in the private room. Never seen anything like it: spacious, extremely impressive, Classic furniture, lots of space. Great location. This is really something! Helpful staff. Allergics beware: The hostel has a cat crawling all over the place. Literally.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is the coziest place in Odessa. Right in the center and near the train station, it's a good vibe with cool people. Clean and cozy. I would definitely stay again. It's also THE place to meet internationals from all over the world.

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Atherton, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The owners of this hostel are amazing! Take such great care of their guests. The Hostel is clean and very comfortable!! Can't wait to come back again!! We enjoyed hanging out and they gave us all the great places to visit in the city!

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Budapest, Hungary
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I've been traveling around Europe especially and this is one of my favorite hostels! The kitchen and bathroom are ideal places to make new friends. The dormitory where I stayed is always quiet and dark, so I know I will sleep well at any time (this can be a problem in some hostels). See you soon!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Hostel very cosy ,in the center of the city ,very near to train station and bus station,very spacious ,very good rate Quality/Price ,and cool staff.For sure ,next trip to Odessa i will book a bed in this hostel too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed here couple of nights with a group of friends for New Year's eve celebrations. The hostel people make you feel welcome and are very helpful. Building outside is being renovated and at first sight looks like a mess. Once inside the place is clean and charming with spacious rooms, high ceilings and wooden floors. Great place to stay!

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Horst, Germany
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I had a 2 night stay here and was even alllowed to leavy my luggage during the next day to leave in the evening. It is a safe place plus central if you want to explore the city. They also offer tours. It is one of those typical "we have a flat, we run a hostel" hostel, with 3(4?) rooms... More 

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Address: Malaya Arnautskaya 60, Odessa 65012, Ukraine
Location: Ukraine > Odessa Oblast > Odessa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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