The 5 best hostels in the heart of Kazan

You don’t need to rob a bank in order to travel the world, all you need is an open mind and some trusted local intel on affordable places to stay in and dine in. The center of Kazan is waiting to welcome you in affordable hostels, which we’ve rounded up in the list below.

Stereo

A friendly hostel with futuristic design, right by the beautiful Lyadsky garden. Convenient location, with bus stops nearby, and a short walk to the metro. Each room accommodates 2 to 12 guests. Here’s something worth mentioning – all beds in the business-category rooms are equipped with individual TVs and headphones.

ADDRESSES

26 Ulitsa Shyapova

PRICE

from ≈$7/night

Back Pack

This bright space is located on the main street — Ulitsa Baumana, with many dining options and points of interest just steps away. The hostel offers 4 rooms, which can accommodate up to 32 guests. There are large windows in every cozy room, a creative common space with musical instruments, and an easel for the guests.

Credit: @Irina Gricuk

ADDRESSES

74 Ulitsa Baumana

PRICE

from ≈$10/night

Krylya

This hostel’s name means ‘Wings’ in Russian, and it’ll send you flying off to new horizons after a good night’s sleep in any of its recently renovated, air-conditioned rooms. Amenities include shared bathrooms, kitchen, and living area. Breakfast is served for an additional cost. The hostel is also just a stone’s throw from the Kazan Kremlin, the Circus, central railway terminal, and Kremlyovskaya metro station.

Credit: @Хостел Крылья Казань

ADDRESSES

16 Ulitsa Chernyshevskogo

PRICE

from ≈$9/night

Navigator

Navigator’s got all you need! This is another affordable accommodation option located on the pedestrian street Ulitsa Baumana. This place accommodates 1 to 4 people per room, and offers air-conditioning, daily cleaning, and rooms for guests with disabilities. Top location is a huge plus – the place is surrounded by diners and clubs, nearly all tourist locations are a short walk away.

ADDRESSES

15 Ulitsa Baumana

PRICE

from ≈$7/night

Kazanskoe Podvorye

A historical monument on the outside, a hospitable hostel on the inside. In addition to all the usual features, a definite plus is the hostel’s own inner courtyard, with tables and a barbecue grill for summer fun and games, dancing and socializing.

Credit: @Jolkovich

ADDRESSES

68 Ulitsa Baumana

PRICE

from ≈$9/night

Live jazz spots in Kazan
From clubs to conservatories - 8 places to enjoy live jazz in Kazan
Ryumochnaya “Volna”
Soviet style hard liquor bar as a cultural experience
Live jazz spots in Kazan
From clubs to conservatories - 8 places to enjoy live jazz in Kazan
Ryumochnaya “Volna”
Soviet style hard liquor bar as a cultural experience
Top 6 round-the-clock restaurants in Moscow
  • Top 6 round-the-clock restaurants in Moscow
  • Best breakfasts in Kazan
  • Mini Routes Saint Petersburg