4 Cool Hotels to Explore

Make the best of your stay in Ukraine

In the first quarter of 2017, the number of foreign tourists to Kiev increased by 33%, compared with the same period last year. Great news for Ukraine’s tourism industry! It’s nice to realize that our country, and Kiev in particular, provokes such interest among visitors from abroad. A properly selected hotel is at least 90 percent of what makes for a successful stay. There are plenty of them in Ukraine, but we have made a selection of some of the greatest ones, in the biggest Ukrainian cities, to save you time and ease the agony of choosing. Where will you stay next time? What hotel will you choose in Kiev or Odessa? We have a few ideas…

Panorama De Luxe *****

A gem on the Black Sea

The Panorama De Luxe hotel is a real pearl on the Black Sea coast; in the resort area of Odessa. One of its advantages is the great location; both the beach and the city center, with its many entertainment options, are within walking distance. Its modern interior, decorated in Art Nouveau style, complements a magical atmosphere of hospitality and friendliness. This is in combination with an amazing panoramic view of the sea which opens out before you from the hotel’s terrace. The hotel features 32 rooms, offering five different levels of comfort. All rooms are spacious, with high ceilings, large panoramic windows and all equipped with the latest technology. Delicious and healthy Mediterranean, European and local cuisine are all available in the hotel’s restaurant which is open 24/7. From the lobby bar, there is an access to an open terrace with a large swimming pool, where you can fully enjoy the view of the sea with a refreshing cocktail or a cup of coffee. The rooftop terrace of the Panorama De Luxe hotel is an ideal place to hold a wedding banquet or private event that will be long remembered by your guests. A conference hall and a well-equipped meeting room are at your disposal for business meetings, negotiations, and various other functions. To make your stay even more pleasant, experience the total relaxation of a visit to the Panorama De Luxe’s bath complex, where the options include a Finnish sauna, Turkish hammam, an indoor pool, and various types of massage.

On the eve of the Christmas holidays, we welcome you to celebrate New Year 2018 at the Panorama De Luxe hotel. We will present a festive menu, entertainment, funny contests, gifts, and, of course, a meeting with Santa Claus! This special New Year’s celebration takes place at the Panorama De Luxe restaurant from 10:30 p.m. December 31, New Year’s Eve, through to 4 a.m.

Vozdvyzhensky Boutique Hotel ****

The amiable charm is everywhere

Vozdvyzhensky Boutique Hotel is conveniently located in Vozdvyzhenka Art District, just a stone’s throw from Andriyivsky Descent. This is the heart of touristic Kiev: galleries, museums, theaters, boutiques, coffee houses, restaurants. Staying at this hotel gives you an excellent opportunity to plunge into this lively and vivid atmosphere, right from your doorstep. The Vozdvyzhensky hotel is known for its special atmosphere of hospitality, where every guest is special. The hotel offers 32 rooms with a unique design, including five suites. A standard room for two starts at €194; a double suite, €344; a themed suite with terrace, €464. Each room is done in its own color scheme and decorated with art objects. A breakfast buffet is an available option and can be served in your room if desired. You can also reserve a table for a pleasant dinner in the Terrace restaurant, and take pleasure in brioche with shrimps or pate made from farm chicken with apples, from the chef’s menu. Don’t forget to taste the restaurant’s handmade sweets, which will add a memorable honeyed note to the evening. The hotel offers a hall for business events and banquets, seating up to 80 people; a summer panoramic terrace on the roof; a garden with terraces; and a cozy patio with a street menu. Everything is filled with romance at Vozdvyzhensky Boutique Hotel. No wonder it’s a favorite spot for wedding ceremonies. The hotel staff speaks English and readily offers advice regarding entertainment in the capital.

During winter holidays, Vozdvyzhensky Boutique Hotel is transformed into a fairytale setting, imbued with the aroma of tangerines and pine needles, and coziness thanks to the blazing fireplace in the lobby. On New Year’s Eve, the hotel invites guests to a festive dinner with a show program lasting from 9:30 p.m. December 31 through to 3 a.m. Feel the magic together with Vozdvyzhensky Boutique Hotel.

Premier Hotel Lybid ***

Your reliable travel partner

Premier Hotel Lybid is one of three hotels in Kiev that are part of the Ukrainian Premier Hotels and Resorts chain. Located on Peremohy Square, it’s not far from the city center and Kiev’s central railway station. Guests at the Premier Hotel Lybid enjoy a magnificent panoramic view, especially from rooms on the higher floors, of Peremohy Square and Shevchenko Avenue. The hotel has 274 cozy rooms equipped with everything integral to a comfortable stay, including air conditioning, satellite TV, and a modern bathroom. A buffet breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s ground-floor restaurant, offering a great variety of traditional dishes from European and Ukrainian cuisine. Lybid restaurant is also a great place for a business meeting, a banquet or a family dinner. The lobby bar is open 24 hours a day, offering a place to relax after a long walk around Kiev or important negotiations. There are also several separate conference rooms available to conduct business or hold informal events: the bright and elegant Galitsky hall can be divided into sections “A” and “B” to hold 50/110 people; the Slavyansky conference hall, decorated with terracotta panels and artistic frescoes, is meant to accommodate 120 participants.

The cost of accommodation starts from UAH 890 per day, depending on the category of the room: classic, luxe or apartment. Premier Hotel Lybid is in Shevchenkivskyi District, an excellent choice if you are interested in walks, history, and architecture. It is next to the Ukraina shopping center, just 2 km from Khreshchatyk Street and Maidan Nezalezhnosti.

This year, on December 31, Premier Hotel Lybid will create a New Year’s Eve program in the style of the acclaimed television series Game of Thrones, with a Ukrainian twist. The themed evening will feature a star presenter, competitions, and valuable gifts, as well as a special menu that will guarantee an unforgettable celebration!

Dnipro Hotel ***

Classic traditions in the heart of Kiev

The Dnipro Hotel boasts one of the best locations in Kiev, in the heart of the city where European Square meets Khreschatyk, a major street. Guests of this hotel are rewarded with easy access to the main attractions of the city—its museums, grand churches, and memorials, department stores, cinemas, and cafes—as well as the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the Dnipro River from the rooms and the hotel’s aptly named Panorama Club restaurant. The Dnipro Hotel is a national symbol of hospitality and one of the best three-star hotels in Ukraine. The interior is decorated in a classic traditional style, with many luxurious and elegant details. There are 186 rooms, with rates ranging from UAH 750 to UAH 3000. Some 46 of the rooms are classed as deluxe, offering luxurious furnishings and amenities as well as a wide range of additional services. The Dnipro Hotel also pleases visitors with its wellness center (where seven types of massage are available), Vibrosaun and Finnish sauna, a swimming pool, and a gym. The hotel has a multilingual staff and also has free Wi-Fi, conference halls suited for groups of 10 to 50, and banquet space for up to 150 guests. The top-floor Panorama Club restaurant offers fine dining featuring both classic European and traditional Ukrainian cuisine. In addition, there’s the Restaurant Dnipro, the perfect place to enjoy a buffet breakfast; the Munich Bar, popular among football fans for its vibrant choice of beers and hearty dishes; and the Lobby Bar, an ideal place to linger with friends over a cup of fragrant coffee.