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1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Petrovskiy Lane, 1/30-23, Moscow 107031, Russia
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Ranked #7 of 575 Specialty lodging in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've dwelled at iVan Hostel for 5days The admins were nice and helpful when we needed hands on, hence it was impressive. On every issue we had problems they're so kind and interactive. But, there were some guesses whom have been stayed for long (like their home) ,made themselves like a center or a bit influencer , They should be... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like Ivan hostel because it was clean and quiet and no alcoholic drinks are allowed in the hostel. When I was there, the hostel wasn't full and I didn't have to wait or que to use the bathroom and the toilet. The staffs were young and friendly. Tip - Bring enough cash to pay for your room because the... More

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Ilya S, Manager at iVAN Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, We're deeply sorry for the inconvenience. It was just a temporary issue. Now the credit-card machine works flawlessly. Thanks for the review! Ilya More

New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend for 2 nights, but switched to the Godzilla hospital because we felt uncomfortable as the staff were rude. Perhaps we were there an an off week, but it was run by a bunch of young men and they did not make us feel comfortable at all. However, the rooms were nice, the location was... More

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Ilya S, Owner at iVAN Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We're really sorry that you've had such an experience at that time. Now that a year has passed, we have a completely new team working. If you ever visit Moscow again we would be glad to have you as our guest or just for a cup of coffee :) Best Regards, Ilya More

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

After having come through most of Russia on Train, finally arriving in Moscow was hot and overwhelming, but the very clear directions and friendly staff on arrival definitely helped. The location is phenomenal, very close to most of the places you'd want to go and the rooms are very clean with lockers include. My friend and I (both female) ended... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Although a little apprehensive, we were soon warmly welcomed by the staff at iVAN hostel. The hostel itself is very homely, just like sharing an apartment in close proximity with a lot of strangers. This may be a bit daunting at first for young girls, but my friend and I shared a double room with our own privacy, yet could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I stayed here 28/02/2014 - 04/03/2014 If you want to party don't stay here. But if you want a nice quite cool place to stay don't delay book today. A nice small hostel very clean. The staff speak good English and will help and advise you on tours and trips. Situated about 10 minutes from Red Square and Gum shopping... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Location: Very good, walking distance to Red Square and close to a metro station. Several restaurants near by as well. Supermarket also close (Azbuka Vkusa). Room: Double room private. Very large, television, dvd player and dvds. On one side the slats of the bed were a bit broken, but did not affect sleep. Couldn't hear any other rooms from our... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The location is very easily accessible by metro and very close to main attractions. The area is very nice and the buiding where the hostel is located is very well maintained and in excellent condition. The hostel itself is very clean and tidy. We stayed in a doubl room which was very big and comfortable. Staff was helpful, speaking excellent... More

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Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This hostel has good prices and is next to the main atractions of Moscow. The team is very good and help you in any you need. I travelled alone and is very difficult when you are in a city that a few people speak English, then if you are thinking to travel to Moscow is a good place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

we are just returned from moscow and we stayed at ivan hostel just one night but it was enough time to like everything about it. it is really well located, less than 7 minutes walking to the metro station "chekhovskaya", very easy to reach from airport and train station. thanks to great Moscow's metro system, you can reach aby attraction... More

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Address: Petrovskiy Lane, 1/30-23, Moscow 107031, Russia
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Location: Russia > Central Russia > Moscow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — iVAN Hostel 1.5*
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Situated in a quiet and picturesque side street of ul. Bolshaya Dimitrovka, a fifteen minutes walk from the Red Square and only three minutes from the metro, this hostel is an oasis in the hustle and bustle of central Moscow. The friendly English speaking staff answers all your questions, gives you slippers and towels and prepares coffee in the morning. They don’t serve breakfast but with a supermarket on the same street you might find enough to make your own. The hostel offers private rooms as well as separated and mixed dormitory rooms with lockers. Rooms are simple and clean. The shower and toilet are shared for all types of rooms. There is a living room, laundry facilities and a fully equipped kitchen. Plus freshly boiled coffee every morning! The hotel also provides a night tour of the city for 500Rbl (two hours). ... more   less 
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