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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
  • May 28, 2016
    “Charming Hostel!”
  • Jun 17, 2013
    “Taking a trip down memory lane”
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

I was here in 2013. At first, there must have been a mix up in the booking, because I booked with booking.com and the Hostel didn´t even know I was coming. They were nice though and complemented me with a bed in an awesome 6...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Staying in this appartment for 2 nights was like going back in time for me when I was still a student and lived in one house with other students. This hostel contains two dorms, a private bedroom, a very but really very tiny kitchen, one...More

Date of stay: June 2013
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed in Pumba Hostel for five days. We have got only possitive impressions there. Hostel has a very good location and democratic price. There was clear and comfortable. All its walls and corners are penetrated by frendly atmosphere. Special thanks to Sergey who is...More

Date of stay: May 2013
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Great location and chill atmosphere. The hostel is about a 5 min walk from two metro stations and the main train station, and there's a pub next door. The owner Sergei was helpful and friendly. I'd stay here again.

Date of stay: March 2013
Thank Stewie_Brown
Reviewed February 26, 2013

We stayed for one night in the double room. The hostel is well located: a 5 min walk from 2 metro stations and the main train station, and there's a pub next door. It's a small place w a chilled out vibe. The owner Sergei...More

Date of stay: February 2013
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PUMBA HOSTEL is your second home, situated near one of the most popular places for strolling in the centre of Kiev – the Fomin’s botanical garden. Olimpic stadium, the place where Euro 2012 football games are carried More out, is only in a 15-minutes walk. The walk to Khreschatyk, the main street of Kiev, takes same time. In 5-minutes walk there is a central Railway station and bus station. There is also a Cyrcus and “Ukraine” store not far from us, at the Victory square. The location is so good that it is hard to think of a better one!Lodging conditions completely supply all the necessary comfort. Spacious rooms with air conditioning, comfortable beds with orthopedic mattresses and gentle bed clothes are waiting for you! There is also plasma TV with numerous channels, comfortable sofas and chairs in the restroom. Usage of laptop, internet, fresh press, tea, coffee and cooler – are included in the price. There are also a well-equipped WC and all the necessary stuff for washing.The PUMBA Hostel staff is high qualified and very friendly. We talk different foreign languages and will take care of you with sincere kindness. Moreover, we know how to make your stay at PUMBA maximully comfortable and pleasant. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$11 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ukraine > Kiev
Room types
Number of rooms
Price range
$11 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ukraine > Kiev
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (2)
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"If you stay in the double room, note that the door can't be locked, but there are lockers for valuables."
Feb 26, 2013
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"i think it is worth to pay a little more extra and stay in the 6-bed room"
Sep 29, 2012
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"There is 1 aircon dorm"
Jul 18, 2012
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