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... 8217;s quite funny as I obviously stand out as the only non-Russian around and as animated as the people can be they really do seem to be trying to keep me right with how things run on this train and are trying to help me where they can. It’s nice and I feel a lot warmer towards these people than I did say in Moscow. I had heard they are friendly folk in Siberia and it certainly seems like it from what I have seen so far on this first day aboard the train.
spasibo) and head to our hostel only a 10minute walk away.
Thankfully, our directions and map were pretty much spot on and just
up the road, up the hill, across the road and round the back of a
building, buzzer pressed and up three flights of stairs, we made it!
And the young friendly lady spoke some English! And signs and posters
were up in English! And a group of other guests from Norway were
talking English! The hostel was ...
How has this hostel rated in the past?
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsAdmiral Hostel Irkutsk
Nice hostel, although 1 combined bath, shower, toilet and laundry room between 15 guests could be annoying. Other than that I enjoyed my night here. People do arrive at all hours due to the nightly train arrivals from other parts of Russia. I slept well and the hostel looked after our bags while we went on a 2 day visit to Olkhon island. The staff were very pleasant, friendly and helpful
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