Docked in Dnipro River, on the scenic Venice Island, Bakkara Hotel combines pristine surroundings with the vicinity of the city centre. Guests can easily reach the attractions of Kyiv and retire to tranquillity within minutes. The rooms come complete with safes, minibars, hairdryers and toiletries. Each one comes complete with a balcony, making for a perfect place to unwind and take in the views. Traditional meals with an international twist overflow at the Restaurant Grand Piano, while its terrace provides al fresco dining opportunities.
Located in the heart of the city right on the Shevchenko Boulevard, a few minutes’ stroll from the Old Town or the Opera House, Ibis Hotel provides a comfy base on a Kiev city tour. Guests can kick back in cosy rooms with flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms. The onsite restaurant and the 24-hour bar serves up a range of classic international cuisine dishes.
With the rising popularity of the Chernobyl show, eyes of many travellers are now turned to the abandoned city of Pripyat. Stepping back in time, this one-day tour guides visitors from the Dytyatky Checkpoint into Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. Once vibrant and full of life, today the city is silent and gradually taken over by nature. The tour’s itinerary includes the power plant, Kopachi Village, kindergarten and Reactor Number Four, as well as the Lenin Street, abandoned theme park and Duga military station. The compulsory radiation control precedes journey back to Kyiv.
- Round trip transfers from Kyiv included
Groupon’s Guide to Kyiv
Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine, tempts visitors with an eclectic skyline of imposing monuments, golden church domes, and modern skyscrapers. Those looking for a history lesson can pay a visit to the Monastery of the Caves, founded in 1015, and Saint Sophia Cathedral, founded in 1037, both listed as World Heritage Sites or head for a day-trip to Cossack Village, Chernobyl, or the Tunnel of Love. The city also boasts a variety of hip cafes and traditional restaurants tempting with hearty meals, as well as vibrant nightlife venues.
Option 1: with London flights
- £159-£299 for 2 nights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £219-£319 for 3 nights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £219-£389 for 4 nights, depending on the departure date chosen
- £239-£419 for 5 nights, depending on the departure date chosen
Option 2: with Manchester flights
£199-£349 for 3 nights, depending on the departure date chosen
£219-£389 for 3 nights, depending on the departure date chosen