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Hi there! My name is Maxim Milyutin. I am based in Irkutsk, Russia's Siberia. Traveller, organiser of local travel talks, and owner of Irkutsk hostel. Travel for me is not necessary movement to some place far away from home, it's a state of soul. That's why I like to travel around my home region and and abroad as well. I'm happy to share my knowledge about Baikal with everybody! Feel free to ask me about Lake Baikal via the contact form Tatiana Baksheeva, our previous blog runner, remains with us as a contributor.

Pretty good hotels near Lake Baikal, Siberia / Russia

Baikal Business Center Hotel. Photo by Tsvik Ilya.

Baikal Business Center Hotel. Photo by Tsvik Ilya.

Here is the list of pretty good hotels located in Irkutsk near Lake Baikal and recommended by USA Today’s Travel Tips. Right, they are not cheap, but pretty good to stay and spend time :)

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Your days in Irkutsk: basic information on where to stay

When you plan a trip to a foreign country the first question that arises in your head¬†is “where to stay…?”. The minimum requiremets that you probably¬†keep in mind is that a place should be safe, comfortable, and easy to reach and preferably located in the city center or at least not far from the main sightseeing points.

As in every city, there are several options in Irkutsk: hotels, hostels, apartments. Read more »