The Babushka Grand Hostel

60 Malaya Arnautskaya, 85 Ekaterinenskaya, Odessa, Ukraine, Distance from city centre: 0.6km

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Rating: 70%from 3 reviews

  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 73%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 66%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities
Our hostel is a large spacious apartment with chandeliers and gold gilded ceilings. We have two balconies for lounging or smoking, two bathrooms and a large comfy communal area with carpets and a TV. Our kitchen is fully functional with a blender, microwave, stove, oven, meat grinder, spices, hot sauce (siracha). The dorm room is large, carpeted and spacious. Our private rooms are luxurious and decorated with classic furniture. The apartment's 18th century aristocratic style makes the Babushka Grand a truly gorgeous hostel which helps add to the home-like relaxed atmosphere that we try to provide for travelers rushing around Eastern Europe and exploring the former Soviet Union.

We offer a free welcome beer, free breakfast and free towel and linens. We can provide tours of the city's beautiful facades or its dark underbelly. Masha's mother comes a couple times a week and cooks a traditional Ukranian banquet with salad, soup, two main courses, desert, wine and vodka. We know and love Odessa and are happy to show you whatever it is about the city that you're interested in.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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Please note, the amount of the first night of your stay might be pre-authorized (blocked) on your credit card.

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The Entrance is a Red/Pink wooden door on MALAYA ARNAUTSKAYA (Малая Арнаутская) building #60. Press the top buzzer (written next to it is Babushka Grand) to be let in. There is NO entrance on Ekaterinenskaya.

In order to reach the destination, you need to follow one of these instructions.

From the Train Station:

Please note that we can arrange to meet groups at the train station, just let us know when you will be arriving by calling +380 630705535.

1) Walk straight from the main entrance of train station across the plaza (past McDonalds) to Pushkinskaya St (Пушкінська).
2) Continue one block down Pushkinskaya St. to Malaya Arnautskaya St. (Мала Арнаутська).
3) Turn left on Malaya Arnautskaya St. (Мала Арнаутська) and walk for two blocks.
4) You will pass the BLACK SEA HOTEL on the right and cross Rishelevskaya (Рішельєвська).
5) The hostel will be on the right hand side about midway between Rishelevskaya (Рішельєвська) and Ekaterinenskaya (Екатерининська)
6) You will see a red wooden door on the right hand side with a golden 60 on it, press the top buzzer marked 'Babushka Grand' and we'll let you in. There is some construction of the facade a little beyond our door, so if you reach that you have gone to far.

If you have any problem please call or send an SMS

From the Main Bus Station:

Take the tram #5 to the train station or Prevoz (which is right next to the train station) and follow the directions above.


Take the marshrutka (mini-bus) 208 to the corner of Ekaterinenskaya/Malaya Arnautskaya. When you get off, cross Malaya Arnautskaya and you will see building number #60 and a red door, press the top buzzer to be let in

From the Odessa International Airport:

Take Marshrutka (Bus) #117 to the corner of Ekaterinenskay and Malaya Arnautskaya.

If you miss the stop you can get off just down the street at the Privoz Market (Fox Mart is the big store on the corner) simply walk back down Ekaterinenskaya, the street you were just on, to Malaya Arnautskaya and follow the directions above.

We charge 15 euros for airport pickups.

By Taxi:
You can get a taxi from the airport. The price should not be more than 50 UAH.

Please note that we can arrange to meet you at the train station, just let us know when you will be arriving.

In order to reach the destination from Odessa International Airport by car, you need to follow these instructions:

1) Head north
2) Turn right at Овидиопольская дорога/Овідіопольська дорога
3) Continue onto Іванівський переїзд/Ивановский переезд
4) Continue onto Мельницкая ул./Мельницька вул.
5) Turn left at Степова вул./Степовая ул.
6) Take the 1st right onto Богдана Хмельницького вул./Хмельницкого Богдана ул.
7) Turn right at Малая Арнаутська вул./Малая Арнаутская ул. and go down the street until you reach Ekaterinenskaya #60, it will be on the left side.

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