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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We stayed 2 nights in Baikaler Hostel. It's located just in the city centre and walking distance to all main markets of Irkutsk.The hostess was very helpful and kind. The hostel is very cozy and clean. Very warm (outside was -25oC) and beds very comfortable....More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I booked a two day trip to Olkhon Island with Baikaler and it was one of the highlights of my trip to Russia. Jack is a fantastic guy - knowledgeable, friendly and funny, as well as a great driver! It was a jam-packed two days...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We didn't stay at Baikaler, as they ran out of place, but the hostel managers over there were beyond helpful. They helped arranged our transportation and lodging with their partner hostels: Derevenka at Listvyanka, Olga's on Olkhon Island and Galina's at Irkutsk. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My stays at the Baikaler and Olga's Rural Hostel were great. There were issues with the check in and I want to bring this out. Like the majority I researched TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet. I am wondering whether the web contents are outdated, including the...More

Thank RonGoingTravelling
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night in this small hostel in Irkutsk and it was fine for an overnight stay. It is tucked away behind one of the main streets with very little signage but the comprehensive instructions sent through on email meant that we could find...More

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"warm, city center, wifi, budget"
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"Both dorms and the double rooms have windows to the main street, so you can't avoid the noise."
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"This is a small popular hostel - book in advance. I saw a few people turned away when they were full."
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"Make sure to make a reservation up front as the hostel is very popular!"
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