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Olga's Homestay

2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Modogoeva St., 3-16, Ulan-Ude 670000, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
JennaH_Beijing Helsinki, Finland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Mrs. Olga is fantastic host who takes care of her guests. The location is tricky to find at first time, so make sure you have very detailed info how to find a right house. But once you find it, the location is excellent and Olga's apartment is very spacious and clean. Bathroom is the best we had seen in Russia... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Good hotels in Ulan Ude seemed hard to find, so we had been hoping to stay at Olga's but, initially, it appeared fully booked for our chosen dates. On checking again a little closer to our departure, it looked as though a twin room would be available after all, so we contacted Za Baikalom and all was well. We couldn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I stayed here after trekking across Lake Baikal and very much enjoyed my stay. Olga is a warm individual and despite our language barriers she was very patient and we had long chats through the medium of Google Translate. She was very helpful in guiding me around Ulan Ude and provided me with maps and recommendations on places to visit.... More

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Bow, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Easy walk from the train station, but make sure you have directions. Olga is a charming lady fluent in French (no English), which gives you the chance to practice what you learned in high school. Excellent breakfasts. Nicely decorated and spacious flat. Olga is eager to communicate and interact with her guests and she is a wealth of information. We... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We arrived in Ulan Ude on the early morning train from Ulaan Baatar. Having been in contact with Elena at Zabaikalom I had arranged for a taxi driver to be waiting for us to get off the train and take us straight to Olga's. The journey took 5 minutes at the most. The flat is centrally located (about 5 minutes... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Olga is a very friendly charismatic sort. She speaks no english, is good fun and very helpful. Her apartment is actually a lot more tasteful than it appears on the photographs. Its quiet and in a good location in Ulan-ude, a short walk from the railway station. Its not super cheap. Don't expect her to give you a key and... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We were so glad we chose to stay at Olga’s. Her comfortable flat, just a stone’s throw from the city centre, was all we could have wished for. Olga welcomed us with an excellent breakfast after our arrival from the Beijing train, and we were able to take a shower straight away, even though we arrived at 7.30 in the... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Try to book Olga's homestay in any case, it's definitly the best one you will find in Baikal region! Located in a quiet quarter of Ulan-Ude, you can join comfortabel romm, clean bathroom, excellent breakfast und warm hospitality! Olga speaks only french, but people of Zabaikalom.com will help you in any case, it's the best agency you'll find and they... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011 via mobile

We were lucky enough to spend two nights with olga in her lovely, warm, clean home. Comfortable beds. Great shower (very important after spending time on the trans siberian!) Very close to the city centre. Great homecooked meals. Highly recommended.

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Vancouver, Canada
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165 reviews 165 reviews
108 hotel reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

To clear up any confusion, Olga's is the homestay - and it really is great - and Natalia at Za Baikalom www.zabaikalom.com is the travel agent who you have to book through because Olga doesn't speak more than a few words of English & doesn't have internet + you'll need Natalia's map to find her the first time. So why... More

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Address: Modogoeva St., 3-16, Ulan-Ude 670000, Russia
Location: Russia > Siberian District > Republic of Buryatia > Ulan-Ude
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Olga's Homestay 2.5*
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