AddressUlitza Lermontova 136, Kvartiera 1, 1th floor IrkutskSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
This German-owned hostel receives rave reviews from travellers, despite the very inconvenient and insalubrious location several kilometres south of the train station; take marshrutka 72 from the station to the Mikrochirurgia Glaza stop.
Our independent authors have visited Baikalhostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Irkutsk.
Services & facilities
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
Description provided by property
The Baikalhostel, result of a German-Russian partnership, is the first backpacker hostel in Irkutsk and whole Siberia. The hostel opened in March 2003 in a cosy and clean apartment.
Our friendly staff speaks English and German and will always be on hand to provide you with any information required or to help organize transport to Lake Baikal, Olckhon and Sajan Mountains.
The rooms are clean and comfortable with 2, 4 or 6 beds, with shared bathroom and toilet facilities.
There is a well equipped kitchen for self-caterers, free linen and blankets and free luggage storage. We have
Internet access, sell post cards and maps.
Supermarket around the corner (50 m).
We can register your visa.
We will help you to organize your staying in Irkutsk region, supply with
all necessary information about town.
We also offer some one or more day adventure tours to Lake Baikal (hiking, climbing) and an excursion to the historical center of Irkutsk city and so on.
Interesting places nearby
Museum of City Life
This brand-new museum filling six rooms of a former merchant’s house illustrates just why 19th-century Irkutsk was nicknamed the ‘Paris...
Raising of the Cross Church
The 1758 baroque Raising of the Cross Church has a fine interior of gilt-edged icons and examples of intricate brickwork in a rounded...
The well-preserved home of Decembrist Count Sergei Volkonsky, whose wife Maria Volkonskaya cuts the main figure in Christine...
Aystyonok Puppet Theatre
Marionette shows for the kiddies.
Home-cooked traditional Russian food in a one-room cottage restaurant. It’s set amid other more-genuine Siberian log homes which have so...