Six of the Best Guest Friendly Hotels in Kiev
If you are struggling to find good hotels in Kiev, I would like to help you making the top 6 that I think are the best option for tourists.
At the main city of Ukraine, you can find a lot hotel chains such as Intercontinental, Radisson, Hilton, Hyatt and others. Though, do not reject Ukrainian hotels some of have high quality of services even though from the outside the look too Soviet.
In average prices for room at Kyiv are rather high, especially if you compare to the cost of everything else. The price range starts from 50$ per night for good 3* hotel close to the center and goes up from that.
So no matter if you are coming for EuroVision 2017, or for something else, sure there is something for you in Kiev.
Budget Picks for Hotels in Kiev
Holiday Inn is the member of the same chain as Intercontinental (keep reading as it is amazing). 4 stars hotel was opened not long time ago so all facilities are in the perfect condition. This hotel is a perfect option if you have lower budget and not interested in the luxury accommodation and want to be a little bit further from noisy streets.
Holiday Inn is not located by the most famous sights but is right next to the St. Nicolas Cathedral which is as magnificent sight which tourists very rarely get to see. Also, Olympic Stadium is in ten minutes walk from the hotel.
So if you came for some sport event or concert this place is one of the best options. In the same building as hotel is also cozy One Love Espresso Bar which definetely worth visitng it. Many other good restaurants are on the both sides of Velyka Vasylkivska street.
Rus is a big 3* hotel near to the Palats Sportu. Even though from the first glance the building of the hotel reminds about the times of Soviet Union it offers good service and looks better from the inside. The price of stay at this comfortable hotel is low for Kyiv, so it is perfect budget trip. Guests of the hotel liked a lot that it has very good breakfast and it’s friendly staff.
This hotel is next to the metro Palats Sportu and you can get to any other sights from there.
It also offers rooms with a view on Olympic Stadium and it will take you only few minutes to get there. Even closer to the hotel is Gulliver shopping mall where you can find anything you may need. Walking a little bit more you will already be by Chreshatik, Besarabsky Market and Arena City.
Best Value Hotels in Kiev
Premier Palace is one of the oldest hotels in the capital with a long interesting history.
However, it is not the case when old means bad quality.
You can find everything you need during your stay at the building. Premier Palace has its’ own swimming pool, few restaurants, casino, fitness club and SPA. The most unique thing that this hotel offers are themed suits which are created for those who would like to learn more about Ukrainian history and culture.
It is also right next to Chreshatik, Taras Shevchenko University, Pinchuk Art Centre, Besarabsky Market and Arena which are next to many interesting places to go out. You can find some good restaurants with Ukrainian traditional dishes, Georgian food, cozy cafes to drink coffee or some more contemporary places.
Khreshchatyk is a smaller hotel than previous three but it also is a perfect option for lower budget.
The name of this 4* hotel says for itself it is right on the main street of the capital. That is probably the best location that you can get during the stay at Kyiv. The hotel is very elegant in the inside, has a swimming pool and spa. Some room s have a nice view of Chreshatik and Friendship of Nations Arch.
At the property of hotel are also located few restaurants and famous at Kyiv Buddha-Bar with an exotic interior design. In this hotel you may find everything you need during your stay at the capital of Ukraine.
(Read our article about Kiev nightlife here).
The Best Luxury Hotels in Kiev
Fairmont is one of the best luxury hotels designed in the classic and elegent style at the capital.
It is not located by Maidan Nezalezhnosti and Chreshatik Street but is right next the other famous historical district – Podol – which is a must-see place when you travel to Kyiv.
Also, some rooms have a stunning view on the banks of Dnipro and it is right by the cozy embankment of the biggest river in Ukraine. Staying at this hotel you will get all the best for the price you pay.
There are a lot of good restaurants in the area even though the Vogue Café located at the first floor of Fairmont serves various cuisines and excellent coffee. To get to the center you can take metro or funicular. As well you can walk up the Andreevskiy Descent (Uzviz) which is one of the most visited by tourist sights at Kyiv and a popular place to buy souvenirs.
The other luxury hotel in the heart of city is Intercontinental Kiev. The hotel is a member of the world-famous chain so you can be sure that is the quality of service there is excellent. It is very elegant on the outside and hotel’s lobby looks luxury. Walking by you would definitely notice gold fountain on one of the walls of Intercontinetal.
The other thing it can offer is a breathtaking panoramic view of Kyiv at rooftop bar B-Hush:
The hotel is right next to St. Michael’s Cathedrale and in less than five minutes walk from St. Sophia’s Cathedral, Andreevskiy Descent and ten from Maidan Nezalezhnosti.
If you walk a little more you can see a Landscape Alley which is full of bright and contemporary sculptures which reminds of Alice in Wonderland.
No matter what time of year you come, or what event you attend, there are plenty of hotels in Kiev to suit everyone’s budget.