Best Places for Backpackers in Moscow, Russia.

Enjoy backpacking around Moscow, Russia without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Moscow, Russia.

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Top 50 hostels in Moscow, Russia.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Moscow, Russia.

1
Buran Capsule Hotel

100 /100

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Buran Capsule Hotel

The hotel should be comfortable and everything that is needed. It should be conveniently located, and all this - for acceptable money, if you agree - we are waiting for you here. We are Cupsule Hotel in Moscow downtown (35 min walk to Red Square) with not standard design. We located near river b...
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Shkatulka Creative House

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Shkatulka Creative House

Shkatulka Creative House is a Russian fairy tale. Here houses, chambers, shopping arcades. Our hotel should be looked for, considering the patterns and mosaic on the walls of the towers and huts. Rooms - individual turrets, which you will get through the balconies. Shkatulka Creative House situat...
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Icon Hostel

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Icon Hostel

Moscow city area is known as business district and the place with one the biggest exhibition centre- Expocentr. But also you cand find here everything you need: cafes, shops, cinema and etc. and you have a great opportunity start to learn Moscow from bird's eye view. Our administrators tells you ev...
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Landmark Hostel

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Landmark Hostel

Landmark Guest House has Wi-Fi in public areas and a television in a common area. Other amenities include a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. The Landmark guest house with a shared lounge is located in Moscow, 1.1 km from the Olympic Stadium, 1.4 km from the Bolshoi Theat...
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Suharik Hostel

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Suharik Hostel

Featuring free Wi-Fi throughout the property, Sukharik offers accommodation in Moscow. It is set in a central and convenient area, so guests can easily get to the famous attractions and sightseeings. Suharik Hostel is situated in the Krasnoselsky district of Moscow. The distance from the hostel...
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Ester House Hostel

100 /100

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Ester House Hostel

Ester House Hostel is a cosy hostel which offers comfortable accommodations for the guests. It is located in the very centre of Moscow. According to the guests, Ester House Hostel is one of the best not only in Moscow, but also in Europe. And we are proud that our guests are happy with their stay in...
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Winterfell on Kurskaya

100 /100

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Winterfell on Kurskaya

Every room is fitted with air conditioning. Some of the room offer city views. Guests can use a shared bathroom. All rooms are private. Every guest is provided with complimentary new slippers and toiletries. Hotel Winterfell on Kurskaya is set in the heart of Moscow, 2.5 km from Saint Basil's Cat...
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Hostel Sokolniki

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Hostel Sokolniki

The European level hostel is a 2-minute walk from Sokolniki Park! Near the metro Sokolniki. Fresh renovation, opened in August 2017. Cozy rooms for 2, 4, 6, and 8 people. Free Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, iron, tea, coffee, bed linen. Equipped kitchen for self cooking. Cleanliness, silence. A quiet night....
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Grant

100 /100

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Grant's Hostel

Comfortable hostel, 4 private and 4 dorm rooms, including one dorm room for ladies only. Located in the very center of Moscow, 15 minutes walking time to Kremlin and Red Square, 20 minutes walking to Bolshow Theatre, best bars and clubs just around the corner! Property is located in the very cent...
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Hygge Hostel

99 /100

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Hygge Hostel

We have created this hostel for all the travelers that want to feel as if they were at home wherever they are. We are ready and looking forward to hosting people from all around the world. Why hostel is named Hygge? Hugge in Danish means life philosophy based on feeling yourself comfortably and enjo...
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Hostel Author

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Hostel Author

Hostel Author (Avtor) just opened in May 2018. This is a new comfortable place with a private entrance and cosy inner yard. Perfect location is characterised by its closeness to the metro stations (Taganskaya and Marksistskaya) and the center of Moscow. This historical building used to be an archite...
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Strawberry Duck Moscow

96 /100

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Strawberry Duck Moscow

Strawberry Duck is a network of hostels located in 2 capitals of Russia. The first hostel was opened in the very centre of Moscow and became the largest similar project in the city.We can talk for a long time about the cosiness, comfort and convenience of the hostel location of course but it is more...
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ART Hostel

95 /100

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ART Hostel

ART Hostel is the place that will make you want to stay in Moscow longer. As soon as our guests get inside they notice an inspirational and artistic atmosphere: silver screen, theater and music stars, as well as the real stars of the galaxy. Hospitable stuff, delicious breakfast and freshly brewed...
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Fusion Hostel & Hotel

95 /100

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Fusion Hostel & Hotel

Be sure you feel like you are home. Be a part of our friendly multicultural family! Fusion Hostel & Hotel is situated in the city center. It is between Tulskaya and Paveletskaya subway station. You can take a tram to the station, it’s about 4 stations, or walk, and it’s about 15 minutes. Moscow K...
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Good News Hostel

94 /100

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Good News Hostel

We have long worked hard to create a place where guests will feel as comfortable as possible. We made sure that you can have a real rest after the journey. We are located in a cozy little house with its own territory in the historical center of Moscow. It is easy to get from the Kurskaya metro st...
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Netizen Moscow Rimskaya

93 /100

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Netizen Moscow Rimskaya

NETIZEN Hotel | Hostel is just footstep away from “Rimskaya” and “Ploshchad' Il'icha» metro stations and only 10-minutes metro ride from Red Square. Our hostel is а part of the new multi-functional Business Centre “Golden Gate” and all our guests enjoy its entire infrastructure (cafes, dining rooms,...
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Jedi Hostel

93 /100

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Jedi Hostel

“Jedi Hostel“ places right in the downtown of Moscow, it is only 3-minute walk from the famous Old Arbat street . For the guests “Jedi Hostel” offers comfortable rooms with incredible views on Old Arbat and historical Ministry of Foreign Affairs building. Hostel has a system of air conditioning...
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Galina

93 /100

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Galina's Flat

My name is Galina Solovieva. For more than 16 years the doors of my flat are open for the travellers from all over the world. It is all started in 1994, when I've first met modern nomads at Yaroslavsky railway station, the Trans-Siberian terminus. Actually my flat has become the first and only one h...
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Godzillas Hostel

92 /100

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Godzillas Hostel

Godzillas is Moscow's largest and best-known hostel. It was voted Best Hostel in Russia in 2013. It is voted Best Hostel in Moscow by Moscow Hospitality Award in 2017. We’re situated in a historical three-story pre-revolutionary building in the centre of Moscow; it’s a short walk from all the m...
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GoodMood Hostel

91 /100

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GoodMood Hostel

GoodMood Hostel is located in a historic building in central Moscow, a 3-minute walk from the metro station Kitay-Gorod, and 10 minutes from the Kremlin. The hostel has been renovated for the design project. There are both general room occupancy and private rooms. The hostel is situated in conve...
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Hostel Rus Old Arbat

91 /100

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Hostel Rus Old Arbat

Hostel Rus Old Arbat offers comfortable beds, fully equipped kitchen, a breakfast porridge recipes from all the world, complete with all necessary amenities bathrooms, free internet, relax zone. And, as the apotheosis of comfort - a double outlet, shelf and lamp for each bed! Read, play, charge, wri...
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Kremlin Lights

91 /100

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Kremlin Lights

We will be happy to have You as our guest in the 'Kremlin Lights' and invite You to experience hospitality at its best.Our qualified staff is ready to create all conditions that meet Your expectations.Here, everyone, regardless of their level of interest and the value of the purse will be able to fi...
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Jazz House

91 /100

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Jazz House

Jazz House Hostel offers its cozy and comfortable lodging in central Moscow. You will find there friendly staff and great atmosphere. Jazz House Hostel is located in the centre of Moscow and is a 10-minute walk from two subway stations (Serpukhovskaya and Dobryninskaya). The Kremlin can be reach...
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All Music Hostel #1 Mayakovskaya

90 /100

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All Music Hostel #1 Mayakovskaya

Moderd hostel in the center of Moscow with music concept. Music (vinyl, CD, shellac) in common area from 9:00 till 21:00. Home concerts by our guests. We have all necessary to stay for groups or individual travelers. Service 24/7. We offer breakfast, lunch and supper. Also available: laundry, laundr...
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Vagabond Hostel

90 /100

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Vagabond Hostel

Robert and Bulat, the creators of «Vagabond Hostel», spent traveling around the world with theirs backpacks. Saw new countries, met different people, same travelers and vagabonds as they are. In any country and in any city they always chose the hostel for a rest. Returning back to Moscow, using thei...
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Napoleon Hostel

89 /100

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Napoleon Hostel

Located just 800 meters from Red Square in the trendy old town 'Kitai Gorod' area. All of Moscow's best nightlife, cafes, bars and clubs are within walking distance. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - We offer a range of accommodation options includi...
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Keds Hostel & Coffee House

89 /100

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Keds Hostel & Coffee House

'It doesn’t matter how old your sneakers are, if you're walking around the Kremlin (put in place of the Kremlin any other attraction)'… From this phrase the concept of Keds hostel was born – home for backpackers, lungs on the rise, hungry for new impressions, loving to travel a lot, randomly and pas...
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Hostel 3 Penguins on Pyatnitskaya

88 /100

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Hostel 3 Penguins on Pyatnitskaya

3 Penguins Hostel on Pyatnitskaya has been welcoming guests since 30 May 2012. This hostel is located in the historic centre of Moscow, a 15-minute walk from Red Square and the Kremlin. Many bars, cafés and restaurants can be found within a 5-minute walk of the 3 Penguins Pyatnitskaya. The Tretya...
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Light Dream Hostel

87 /100

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Light Dream Hostel

Light Dream is a comfortable hostel in the very heart of Moscow. The hostel is a brand-new one, but it has already made a good name of itself. Our visitors have had a good experience staying at our hostel and they have already left a great feedback. It is very light and spacious. The hostel is in a...
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ECO Hostel

87 /100

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ECO Hostel

Brand new hostel in the historical centre of Moscow. It is situated on a quiet and peaceful street in Taganskiy district but at the same time has two restaurants in the house and Dominos Pizza in front. You have convenient kitchen with all kitchen equipment, comfortable and light rooms, separate bat...
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Hostel Zaxodi na Paveletskoy

86 /100

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Hostel Zaxodi na Paveletskoy

Hostel Zaxodi invites you to a great new hostel on Kozhevnicheskaja. It is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, culture and history. Gorky Park is 2.9 km from Zakhodi Hostel na Paveletskoy, and Saint Basil's Cathedral is 3.1 km from the property. The nearest airport is Vnukovo Air...
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Chekhov House Belorusskaya

86 /100

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Chekhov House Belorusskaya

Chekhov House Belorusskaya is an atmospheric design hostel of European quality, located in a historical building of 1917, near the Garden ring, a 10-minute walk from Belorusskaya train station (Aeroexpress to Sheremetyevo airport), and from the Dynamo stadium, and a 10-15 minute drive from Tverskaya...
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Main Hostels

86 /100

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Main Hostels

Main Hostels is honored to create comfort for you in our walls, to please you not only by the uniqueness of the geographical location, but also our unique hospitality. Our team of professionals have allowed us to create the same atmosphere of warmth and comfort that you will certainly feel on yourse...
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Vinegret Hostel

86 /100

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Vinegret Hostel

Vinegret Hostel offers guests comfortable rooms and dorms equipped with centralized air conditioning and ventilation. All 4 and 8 bed dorms equiped spacious bunk beds with orthopedic mattresses. Double rooms have TVs . All rooms equipped with personal safes. All beds have individual lighting and s...
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Hostel EXPO

84 /100

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Hostel EXPO

Affordable, inexpensive and comfortable accommodation in a wooden cottage with different types of accommodation near the Myakinino metro station, surrounded by the largest hypermarkets in Moscow, and the largest Crocus Expo exhibition center! Picturesque landscapes, clean air and modern infrastru...
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Hostels Rus - Kolomenskaya

83 /100

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Hostels Rus - Kolomenskaya

Hostels Rus - Kolomenskaya offers comfortable lodging in Moscow. Here you will find friendly staff and great atmosphere. Staff speaks Russian, English, Spanish. Hostels Rus - Kolomenskaya is located in convenient area in Moscow's historical district and it is 10 minutes' walk from the metro Kolom...
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Art House Hostel - Polyanka

83 /100

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Art House Hostel - Polyanka

You will find there excellent service and friendly staff. Art House Hostel on Polyanka is located in the center of Moscow just 5 minutes walk from the Polyanka Metro Station. The hostel is close to Tretyakov Gallery, Gorky Park, Park of Arts Museon, a large number of theaters, restaurants, cafes...
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Hostel Derevo

83 /100

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Hostel Derevo

We are pleased to welcome you at Derevo Coworking Hostel. On each floor you can find a Lounge-area. We offer our guests fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, also there is washing machine which is free for our guests. You’ll be always online with our high speed WiFi. Derevo Hostel is located ne...
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SubWay Hostel

81 /100

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SubWay Hostel

Subway Hostel is a new and trend-setting project in the center of Moscow, located in a walking distance from Pushkinskaya, Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya and Mayakovskaya metro stations. The hostel was opened in 2017. This is relatively new for Russia format of guest reception: not just a comfortable sleep...
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City Comfort Hotel

81 /100

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City Comfort Hotel

Perfect for accommodation of business travelers and tourists with average budget. 24-hours reception, a cafe and bar lounge, wi-fi, all there to make your stay in Moscow smooth and pleasant. We take care of of your comfort so that you could focus on your business and leisure. 24-hours front desk...
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Safari Hostel

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Safari Hostel

Safari Hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Moscow - 5 minutes strolling through old streets will get you to the Kremlin, Red Square, Bolshoy Theater and many other famous sightseeing places. A lot of cafes, restaurants, bars are in the neighborhood as well as the several metro stations...
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Hostel Clever

80 /100

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Hostel Clever

Hostel Clever - new, bright and modern hostel with the unique thematic design and great prices. Accommodation Information The 24-hour front desk, security and video surveillance are at your service. Other public areas include a shared kitchen with all necessary utensils, a lounge with a Play...
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Petrovka Loft

80 /100

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Petrovka Loft

The Petrovka Loft is located on fashionable Petrovka street in the heart of central Moscow. Red Square, the Kremlin and the Bolshoi Theatre are only a few minutes walk. Housed in a Stalin period building, our premises used to be a large Soviet communal apartment which we have completely structura...
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Nice Hostel Kurskaya

79 /100

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Nice Hostel Kurskaya

Nice Hostel Kurskaya offers private and dormitory rooms. We have private lockers in each room, and our guests can choose to live in a room with an en suite or a shared bathroom. Our beds are equipped with lighting, electric plugs, shelves and towel racks. Our fully equipped kitchen with a bar table...
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Check-In Сenter

79 /100

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Check-In Сenter

Hostel Check-In Center is the flagship hostel of whole network. It is located in the center of Moscow in 5 minutes from Chistye prudy subway station. Calm atmosphere and comfortable personal space for every guest. The hostel is situated in 5 minutes from Chistye Prudy metro station, 2 km away fr...
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PLED Hostel Paveletskaya

77 /100

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PLED Hostel Paveletskaya

PLED Hostel Paveletskaya is a modern hostel, which is located in the heart of the beautiful Moscow! We will do our best to make our guests feel at home. PLED Hostel is located at the central part of Moscow. Near you can find a lot of restaurants, cafes, shops, bars, fitness clubs, business cente...
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Winterfell on Arbat

77 /100

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Winterfell on Arbat

Winterfell on Arbat is inspired in its design by popular TV show Game of Thrones. At Winterfell on Arbat Hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk. Other facilities offered at the property include luggage storage. Other on-site facilities include a tour desk and a lounge area where g...
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Capital Hostel

75 /100

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Capital Hostel

A GREAT CENTRAL LOCATION, 15 minutes walking from the Red Square and City Centre with all the major tourist attractions! A clean, homelike hostel, peaceful atmosphere. Perfect located to all public transportation. Famous Art Tretyakov Gallery is the nearest destination - 5 min chill walk! Be...
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Avita Aviamotornaya

74 /100

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Avita Aviamotornaya

Avita is a new hostel opened in February of 2017! Нostel is an excellent transport accessibility, near metro Aviamotornaya! Saint Basil's Cathedral is 6 km from Avita Aviamotornaya, while GUM Department Store is 6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sheremetyevo International Airport, 30...
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Venice in my Heart

74 /100

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Venice in my Heart

We offer guests placement in cozy single rooms, of 4 m2 equipped with all necessary for short-term stay. A bathroom (souls/toilet) are located on the floor. There is a kitchen cafe where will offer guests a breakfast on the buffet type in the morning, and from 12:00 guests can independently prepare...
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