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"I chosen Zirka hotel, because a location pleased me in a center a city. But when I arrived in a hotel I was surprised, that a price is cheap, and in a ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 08 Mar 2010

Hotel Description

B&B near City Garden in Odessa

City center stay

Your stay at this Odessa City Center B&B places you within 2 miles (3 km) of City Garden and Potemkin Stairs. Saint Preobrazhensky’s Cathedral and Odessa Passage are also within half a mile (1 km).


A restaurant, free self parking, and a 24-hour front desk are among this bed & breakfast's amenities. WiFi in public areas is free. Express check-in, express check-out, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The 160 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and showers. Private bathrooms are not ensuite.

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Twin Room, No Windows

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Double Room, No Windows

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Zirka Hotel ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.7 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Zirka Hotel

5 out of 5

Non-Smoking and cheap Hotel

I chosen Zirka hotel, because a location pleased me in a center a city. But when I arrived in a hotel I was surprised, that a price is cheap, and in a room there is a shower, rest room, hot water. Very hospitable personnel and cleanness of hotel high-level. Room is not so big, but in a room there is all necessary for a residence. Hotel is quiet and clean. If I need to ride to Odessa, I necessarily will be stopped at Zirka hotel.

Posted by on Mar 8, 2010

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1 out of 5

The Worst

Literally the worst hotel, by far, that I have ever stayed in. Rude, obnoxious staff, cramped room with no window, furniture that wouldn't be found even at a flea market created the ultimate in customer discomfort. To add to the charm, the lights were out in the hallway in front of the elevator, making it very difficult to find the elevator buttons. And of course the elevator ride was like an amusement park ride, complete with alarming lurches and short drops. On the positive side, the bedding and towels were clean. I would stay here again if the only alternative were to sleep in a car. Otherwise, never again.

Posted by on Oct 20, 2009

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1 out of 5

Rent an APARTMENT Instead ! ! (Cheaper & much nicer)

Who ever heard of a hotel room with NO windows??? The location is a long walk (1.5 miles) to the ""tourist trap"" of Dereribasovskaya St - and even further to the Opera and Potemkin Stairs. You can take a bus (or a taxi) instead of walking, as long as you know which bus to take. The TAXI DRIVERS will cheat you when they see you are a foreigner (that is, not from Odessa - that is a ""foreigner"" to them). A TAXI RIDE from the airport to city center normally costs (as of 11/12/2008) about 40-50 ""Greev-Na"" (their currency), which is currently exchanged at about 5.5 ""Greev-na"" per $1 USD. So this taxi ride of 50 G. would cost a non-foreigner approx. $9-10 USD. But at the airport the cost for a FOREIGNER will be about $100 USD or over 500 ""Greev-na"" -- and the taxi drivers there ALL ask the same price!! It is like a ""taxi cartel"". The best way is to PHONE for a taxi from the airport - you can get a phone number inside the airport. And be sure to get a FIRM PRICE ffrom the taxi company/driver when on the phone. (If the driver later tries to charge more, tell him the agreed upon price is all you will pay -- he will accept that ! !) Plus NEVER pay a tip to a taxi driver ! ! You have been cheated ALREADY ! ! My advice: Go online and RENT AN APARTMENT ! ! ! They are a BARGAIN (far below the cost of a hotel room), are usually right in the city center (near Deribasovskaya St) and have many rooms, a kitchen, modern western-style bathroom, and usually TV, Internet, VCR, phone, etc. Plus they are immaculately clean ! ! !

Posted by on Nov 19, 2008

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3 out of 5

Cheap, Central Location, Secure

Considering that Ukraine is a former Soviet Union state, I did not expect opulent luxury. Actually, for this comparative price, I was not sure what to expect. It is inexpensive. The rooms are small. The mattresses are ""plain"". Bedding and towel were spartan at best. But it was comfortable. Shower and toilet, 24 hour hot (warm) water. The staff were helpful and someone always spoke some English. No amenities. As in none. Money exchanges everywhere. Walking distance to the waterfront, and everywhere else. Eurocar rental delivered my rental car to the hotel and picked it up too, for no extra charge. If you want ice cubes, bring your own mini-cube tray. The little refrigs will make ice in hours but mine had only one tray, Bottled water in the hallways. There are several 24 hour minimarts, one just accross the street. Bars, discos and casinos, but did not do those.

Posted by on Sep 15, 2008

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2 out of 5

foreign visitor

I would not recommend this hotel for most people. It does have some good points such as reasonable room rates and a good location, but if you can afford a better hotel you will probably prefer that instead. I stayed there for one night, then cancelled the rest of my reservation. The wireless internet is only in their very cramped lobby which is too small and crowded to safely use a laptop computer. I never was able to access the internet there even after getting their login code. The 2 room suite I stayed in was very poorly furnished. Just lots of beds with no closets, chairs or organization. It did have a small refrigerator which I did not use.

Posted by on Aug 27, 2008

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4 out of 5

A surprise hotel

I was lucky to get a hotel in Odessa during the peak season. At first, I was cautious about a small room of about 6 square meters only with no windows but the room proved very comfortable and, well, I don't need the windows at night, anyway. The room has climate control and the air quality was excellent, though air in Odessa is generally very dirty.\nI've been to Odessa many times and stayed in various hotels. Though the Zirka hotel is not a fancy hotel, it has all the basic amenities at a very reasonable price. Zirka is new, has round-the-clock hot water (not a given thing in Ukraine), and is centrally located. I would stay in a more expensive place for a business trip (I workd for a large Russian company), but for vacation Zirka proved a decent place.

Posted by on Aug 3, 2007

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. Zirka Hotel also features multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This Odessa bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 160 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Odessa (ODS-Odessa Intl.) (7.3 km / 4.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Zirka Hotel offers 160 air-conditioned accommodations with slippers and complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. This Odessa bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Private bathrooms are not in room
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Zirka Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Parasailing nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 11:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: UAH 20.87 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Zirka Hotel
  • Zirka Hotel Odessa
  • Zirka Odessa
  • Zirka Star Hotel
  • Zirka Star Odessa
  • Zirka
  • Zirka Hotel Odessa
  • Zirka Hotel Bed & breakfast
  • Zirka Hotel Bed & breakfast Odessa

You should know

  • If entering the country requires a visa, the property may be able to help you with some of the supporting documents necessary to obtain one. The property may charge for these services even if you cancel your reservation. Any arrangements are exclusively between the property and yourself. For more details, you can contact the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.