We have a brand new hostel right in the heart of Kaliningrad. “KD Hostel” is available on Booking.com less than a month, and have a stunning 9.8/10 rating so far. And we have an exclusive review from one of our readers.
Laura from Argentina:KD Hostel is a beautiful Hostel located in the city center of Kaliningrad, right next to the orthodox cathedral and two shopping malls. The hostel has a well equipped kitchen and a cozy couch area. KD Hostel offers double rooms and 6-bed-dorms with a shared bathroom. The beds in the dorms have a curtain for privacy as well as a lamp, a plug socket and a small locker for your valuables. Everything is very clean and nicely decorated. Only cons: one bathroom for all the guests, so you might have to wait to shower, and the staff hardly speaks any English.Continue reading “Review of KD Hostel in the center of Kaliningrad”
Ok, Kaliningrad Guide Blog already posted an article on buses from Gdansk to Kaliningrad, but we see that some tourists are having difficulties when they plan arrival to the Gdansk Airport. Therefore, we will show you how to get from there to the city center where you will find the right buses.
Here is the best website for the Gdansk Public Transport information: trojmiasto.jakdojade.pl. It works in all major cities in Poland.
This service offers you the English interface, so you will be able to find Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport, but you wind find a train station using English language, just type in Dworzec Glowny, which mean Main Station.
The 2016 FIVB Volleyball matches will be held in Kaliningrad in June 2016. Russia women’s national team host Belgium, the Netherlands and Turkey in Kaliningrad in World Grand Prix Pool C1. And later men’s team is hosting Bulgaria, Poland and Serbia in the FIVB Volleyball World League Pool C1 first week matches.
The tickets are supposed to be sold at the venue: DS Yantarny. I don’t see any online options so far.
Feel free to comment or contact us if you need any help with transportation, tickets or any other information about visiting FIVB Volleyball matches in Kaliningrad! Welcome!
This is something new for our city. And I would be happy to join you on this tour to see how it’s working. Just let me know in the comments that you are interested.
Here is the meeting point, the House of Soviets, look for the blue fence close to that building:
So, here is the official information:
Free Walking Tour in Kaliningrad will help you get your bearings in the most European-minded city of Russia and allow you to make the most of your stay here! The guide will walk you through the history of Kaliningrad, from its start as a land of Konigsberg to becoming a significant most western part of Russia. You will get to know the best parts of Kaliningrad and hear some “secrets” of this marvelous place with very special identity. A perfect introduction to Kaliningrad will be given to you. After the NEW Free Walking Tour you’ll have all the time you want to explore further with fellow travelers. Continue reading “Free Kaliningrad walking tour in English”
This post will be about one of the newest and coolest hotel in Kaliningrad. It began functioning last year on board of the research vessel in the Museum of the World Ocean. It’s hard to find it on Booking.com because of the strange name they have chosen: Gostevie kayuti Vityaz witch is actually mean “Vityaz Guest Cabins” in Russian. Vityaz is the name of that legendary vessel that became part of this unique museum. Continue reading “Book a boat cabin in Kaliningrad center”
One of the basic things – TAXI. But what about English language? I’ve found a nice option for travelers. Taxi Maxim offers you an English web interface as well as reasonable prices for a ride in Kaliningrad taxi and the all region. You can see the final price during the ordering process. So you are safe from greedy taxi drivers that can ask for triple fare from the naive tourists at the railway, the bus stations or the airport. And you can pre-order a cab in the Settings menu as well.
It’s not a classic Taxi company, more like Uber style with private car owners. But I’ve heard about one guy that owns up to 50 cars with hired drivers. My family is using this service for a year and a half and don’t have any complaints so far.
I’ve just had called them and had a conversation with the call-center. They said that not all operators know English, but you still can give it a try and call them in the old fashioned way: +7 4012 999-666.
Hello! We are Nick, Jane and Marta from Kaliningrad, Russia, welcome to this new blog about our city! The idea is to help English speaking tourists to find useful hints and tips about visiting our region. We’ll try to cover all frequent questions about this city.