Top 10 Cheap & Good Hostels in The Centre of Moscow (near Red Square)

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There are cheap hostels in the heart of Moscow under $6 a night for a dorm bed. An average double private room price is about $20.These hostels are a short walk from the main world-famous attractions. That’s what you need, if you are looking for comfort at an affordable price.

Hostel “Good mood” (“Гуд муд”)

Mixed 8-bed dorms cost more than $10 a night. The hotel’s location allows to explore fascinating attractions which are Maly Theatre, the State Museum of V.V. Mayakovsky, and many others. Hostel “Good mood” welcomes you to Moscow. It is located in a vibrant neighborhood, which is filled with shops, museums, squares and bars. The hostel is less than a mile from the world-famous Kremlin. Whichever dorm room you choose, they all come with linens, towels, hair-driers, curtains for each bed, reading lamps, lockers, and much more. The hostel is pleased to provide guests with free Wi-Fi, breakfasts, a shared fully equipped kitchen, an iron, city map, luggage storage, slippers, etc.

Strawberry Duck Moscow Hostel

Located in a central district which houses the Kremlin, the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, Zaryadye Park, monuments, museums, and much more, the former Goloviny estate, “Strawberry Duck Moscow” Hostel (“Стробери Дак Москоу”) bears 1 star. It’s a stone’s throw from the Clean Ponds (Chistye Prudy). The hostel offers a wide range of dormitories including from 4 beds up to 12 beds, Twin Private rooms, female and male only dorms, and mixed dorms which are key card locked.

Hostel “Strawberry Duck Moscow” boasts an remarkable old building with an atmospheric staircase and uniquely decorated interiors. It offers rooms with free linen, comfy beds, communal kitchen, 24 hour reception, and other facilities.


The accommodation is situated in the vicinity of Belorussky railway terminal. Patriarshiye Ponds and Moscow Hermitage Garden are also within easy reach. A dorm in Guest House Yum Yum (Gostevoy dom “Yum Yum” or “Ям-Ям”) has a maximum of 6 beds. The guest house provides budget travellers, families and backpackers with Double Rooms and Dorm style rooms which include mixed and female dorms. All of the dorms come with reading lights, linens, blankets, towels, full privacy curtains, lockers under beds, mirrors, bookcases, and much more. The hostel boasts a wide range of private rooms such as 3 Person Private Family Room, a Double Private room, a Private room with two beds, and others.

Hostel Fresh

Hostel Fresh (“Фреш”) has a family room (1 bunk bed and 1 double bed). There is a view of the yard from the window. The room has a TV, coffee table, fan, mirror, etc. Another family room has 3 bunk beds. The hostel provides travellers with a room for 8 people which features a shared bathroom, 8 bed female only room, 8 bed male only room, and a 10 bed mixed dorm. At hostel Fresh they offer you free services like free daily housekeeping in shared areas, daily room cleaning, luggage storage, breakfasts, etc. Facilities include 24-hour reception and security, a lounge area with cable TV, and much more. The hostel is located in the heart of Moscow. The main attractions which are Red Square, the Bolshoi Theatre, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour are at your fingertips.

Central Hostel Moscow

Central Hostel Moscow (“Сентрал Хостел Москоу”) offers shared multi-bed rooms which are a family room (sleeps 1-5 people), 2 family rooms (sleeps 1-4 people), 6 bed multi-bed shared room, 6 bed multi-bed shared female only room, 12 bed multi-bed shared room, 14 bed multi-bed shared room, and 2 studio rooms. The 6 Bed Female Only Dormitory has a bathroom with a washing machine in it. The hostel is located in the heart of Moscow. The neighbourhood features a wide range of museums, theatres, monuments, churches, and parks. Dorm rooms access shared bathrooms on the same floor. The studio room faces a quiet yard. It has an equipped kitchen and a bathroom in the room.

Hostel Kremlin Lights

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Hostel Kremlin Lights (“Кремлин Лайтс”) is housed in an old building dating back to 1886. Hostel Kremlin Lights’ central location allows for an unforgettable visit to Moscow. It is located in the vicinity of all top historical attractions which are the National Pushkin Museum, the Zoological Museum of Moscow University, the State Historical Museum, and many, many more. The hostel is situated around 300 meters from the Kremlin. The accommodation provides a variety of rooms which are dorm rooms available for 4, 6, 8 or 10 guests, and a 2 bed private room. The amenities include lockers, 24/7 reception, a fully equipped kitchen, 3 times a day room cleaning, etc.

Hostel Vinegret

Hostel Vinegret (“Винегрет”) has a great Central Moscow location. It’s a 10-minute walk to Moscow icons such as famous museums, monuments, gardens, libraries, apartment museums, exhibition halls, churches, theatres, etc. The hostel has shared dorm rooms, varying from a 2 bed shared room through to the 8 bed dorm with a modern design. Each dorm has a shared bathroom. An air-conditioned double room is equipped with reading lights, cable TV, a safe, mirror, hanger, etc. The windows face a quite yard. The amenities include a living room with a TV, Lounge Area, 24 Hour Front Desk, linens, and much more. Hostel Vinegret has special offers and discounts.

SubWay Hostel

Located in the heart of Moscow to allow you to immerse in Moscow’s cultural scene, SubWay Hostel (“Сабвей Хостел”) offers three shared rooms. With 6, 9, 12 beds per room, guests will enjoy resting due to fresh towels and linens, individual lockers, etc. The hostel provides guests with esssential amenities such as an equipped kitchen, daily housekeeping, 24-hour access and reception, amazing staff and location, and much more. SubWay Hostel is situated just steps away from the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the Bulgakov Museum, Patriarshiye Ponds, the Bolshoi Theatre, Red Square, and other attractions. The hostel is located in a historic building dating back to 1917.

Roof Hostel

Roof Hostel (“Ruf Khostel” or “Руф Хостел”) is just minutes away from the Polytechnic Museum, the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, GUM, and other leading attractions. It is hard to beat to this location. It is also just steps away from the subway. The hostel has a fantastic view of the city. At Roof Hostel there is a large variety of dorms available varying from 4 up to 8 beds, as well as two Double Private Rooms. The facilities include 24-hour reception, two fully equipped kitchens, a hang out space with a TV, lockers, free PC access, a shared library, and much more. Shared bathrooms are just a short walk down the hallway. You will have access to bedside tables and hangers in all the rooms that the hostel has to offer.

Privet Hostel

Privet Hostel (hostel “Privet”) is located in the city centre which boasts apartment museums, palaces, monuments, former country estates, art galleries, theatres, museums, churches, etc, which are a 10-minute walking distance. Rates start at about $7.5 per night. Guest Equipment includes an iron & ironing board, a gym, laundry, a microwave oven, kettle, luggage storage, and cold/hot water boilers. Private bedrooms sleep two or three guests. All bathrooms are shared and outside the bedroom. A Double bedroom features a private ensuite bathroom, a TV, and hair dryer. Shared rooms sleep from 4 to 7 guests. Fresh linen and towels are provided. The dorms feature a TV and Wi-Fi.

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