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We had a wonderful time in this hostel. We enjoyed the company of the people who were working in this hostel. The beds were very comfy and clean, we slept so well that night. We definitely recommend this hostel to anyone who are planning a...More
Our room was ok. It did smell a little, cause of some guest feet and BO, but leaving the window open during the day helps a lot. Also the policy is to walk without shoes, so the smell of worn shoes strikes you right at...More
We reserved places for 22 students (two months in advance). So they knew we were comming! When we arrived, the staff started to complain about 'so many people'. They should be happy we filled the hostel!! The staff wasn't helpfull at all and gave us...More
1 Thank 220Elle
Response from OldArbatHostel, Владелец at Hostel Rus Old ArbatResponded 16 May 2018
We are very sorry that the previous owners have brought the hostel to such a terrible state and spoiled your trip to Moscow.
It won't happen again.
Not something that really disturb me but the bed below mine wasn't occupied by anyone and since I arrived till i left (3 nights), bedsheets used by a previous guest has been left there. One last thing is that if the hostel declared that guests...More
well equiped kitchen
perfect location (Arbat Street)
close to American style diner, many restaurants, supermarket, pharmacy, and a large outdoor store
too many stairs
hostel hard to locate, even with directions and Google Map
Crowds of tourists, both local and international take in Old Arbat and its modern and gigantic peer – New Arbat. One reason visitors keep coming is no doubt Konstantin Melnikov’s famous private house, now open to the public and worthy of a visit. After exploring one of the oldest parts of Moscow, avoid the crowds and turn to the side streets and boulevards where calmness and affordable food is plentiful.