Staryi Dvorik has all necessary conditions for travellers - modern conviniences, free parking inside the yard (full of wooden benches), internet acess, common areas inside and outside the house where people can communicate. Admin of the place speaks English of course.
Stay at our dearly beloved Staryi (Old) Dvorik (Yard) in Irkutsk! We are next to the oldest spot of the town where there 350 years ago they found a small fortress on the Angara riverside.
Staryi Dvorik has all necessary conditions for travellers - modern conviniences, free parking inside the yard (full of wooden benches), internet acess, common areas inside and outside the house where people can communicate. Admin of the place speaks English of course...
In our yard you may relax, talk, sing songs, play (your) guitar...
We have the kitchen with a kettle and a small stove (or microwave), so you may prepare a simple food. Laundry is our extra service - after washing things will be dryed in the open air under the sun in our yard.
From our place we can organize your time on Baikal area - you may stay and explore the Baikal area with Baikal-eco tourist company. Horse riding, cruises on the Small Sea with its small islands, trips to Olkhon island - all is available with our boats and with our experienced guides...
A very professional guide Ivan makes brilliant exursions along the city in English, do not miss the oportunity!
Admin will help you with the basic info, will answer your questions. On the desk you may change information with other travellers. We have some books in English for change and our library for travellers will grow up with time, we hope so...
To sleep we offer 4 rooms. Two are on the second floor, where there is the second toilet.
5 single bed dorm has a wardrobe and small tables.
The 2 persons room has no window but its door is situated just opposite the stair case window which goes on the garden below and the state flag on the top of an administrative bulding on the Kirov square .
On the first floor there is the common place with an armchair, chairs, a bench. The kitchen and bathroom are also on the first floor.
Two rooms here are: a double bed room with furniture and a triple room with furniture, this room has an additional place on the big sofa (for a childe, with a price 300 rubles).
All rooms have mirrors as well as all other places in the house.
The house itself is a 2 storied private old building made of really good brick in the beginning of the 20th century... It even used to be a Family Hotel a hundred years ago...
From the rail station it is OK to walk till the main square (takes some 20-25 min), then turn to the Rome (Polish) Catholic Cathedral - you see it from the left side of the Grey House (Regional Administration), the Cathedral is at the beginning of Polskikh Povstantsev street. So turn right after the Cathedral ("Kostyol") and walk till the 5 storied yellow buildind. Turn to the right inside kinde of a "by street" before it and walk along the low concreet fence, turn to the right and push the first wooden door which is the part of our dark brown wooden gates.
If you take the public bus from the station look for ## 80, 85, 90, 95 buses which have stops a bit to the left - if look from the main entrance of the rail station. Get off on the third stop - Skver - from the station (do not count the one you get on the bus).
Cross the square on the pedestrian crossing either before the stop or after it - and walk along the building of regional government(administration), so to called Grey House - or through the square.
Our Staryi Dvorik, the yard-house #18b you can reach either by Polskikh Povstantsev street (polish rebells) or Rabotchaya street, they go parallel to each other.
We are situated in the middle of them, just look for that 5 storied yellow builbing and turn right of left (depending on the street you take) inside the space in between. We have old wooden-iron gates, we are always open...
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.
Povstantsev street 18b
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