Ivano-Frankivsk region is rich in resort places. All of them are in the Carpathians. One of them is located in the village of Yablunytsa. There are no extreme heights and “black” tracks, as in neighboring Bukovel. Here come lovers of alpine skiing, novice slalom players and just fans of the Carpathian nature from different countries. Almost all hotels in the resort have currency exchange offices, so there will be no problems with hryvnias.
What does the ski resort offer?
In the vicinity of Yablunytsy they ride from three peaks – Koza, Dol and Mykulinka. A total of 5 rope tows have been installed. There are 6 main tracks: Czech, Lviv, Dynamo-2, Bliny, Korova and Koza. No snow cannons have been installed. The season lasts from December to March. Hotels try to build closer to the ski slopes and slopes. Low slopes (about 1000 meters) do not always attract experienced skiers and slalom athletes. Calm narrow (150 m) tracks do not meet their extreme needs. The only thing that can attract them to the hotels of Yablunytsia is low prices for accommodation and meals, which are several times lower than in Bukovel. Both resorts are located at a distance of 7 km from each other.
The best hotels in Yablunytsa. Where to stay?
The hotel fund of the village is mainly low (2, 3, 4 storey) houses with original exterior decoration and excellent restaurants. All local hotels feed, and tasty, pleasant and diverse. This is the real Ukrainian hospitality. The review will help determine which of the guest houses is most suitable for living at the resort.
A cozy home hotel is located 2 km from Yablunytsy. This historic site was once the border between Poland and Austria-Hungary. Color adds picturesque nature and architecture of the hotel itself. It looks like a good old manor, behind the walls of which the traveler is waiting for comfort and a magnificent dinner. In our case , breakfast with local products, prepared by the skillful hands of the chef of the restaurant Hoch Land. Within walking distance there is a minimarket “Norma”, where you can buy any food. It offers a terrace overlooking the Carpathian peaks of Hoverla, Petros and Dragobrat. Public transport is 1 km away. Bukovel is 7 km away by a good road. The hotel has a room for drying ski uniforms and storing skis.
“I was fascinated by the view of the Carpathian Mountains. Panoramic windows clearly contributed to this. The owners have built two levels of view terraces where you can have breakfast and admire the local beauty” Marina, Ukraine
Kisva Hotel is an inexpensive yet cosy hotel located in Yablunica. It offers four, three, double and single rooms, suites with balconies. There is everything you need for cooking on the grill, as well as a restaurant and a good bar. The convenient location of the hotel allows guests to plan their own leisure time. On the one hand – mountains with ski slopes, on the other – a forest with hiking trails. Fans of the “black” ski slopes are best to go to Bukovel (to the nearest ski lift – 5.3 km). After sports entertainment, guests can enjoy a hot sauna and a relaxing atmosphere in the lounge area.
“It’s very nice to live in this house. All amenities are of high quality: recently renovated, new plumbing, beds and other furniture are also installed from scratch. From the windows there is a wonderful view of Hoverla. Quiet, calm, cozy” Svetlana, Ukraine
On the street heroes of Maidan in Yablunytsia is an authentic wooden hotel Trembita. Its rooms are intertwined with rustic traditions and modern amenities. The terrace offers views of the Prutets River. The nearest ski lift, Ploscha, is just 300 metres away. You can walk to the koza lift, which is located one and a half kilometers from the house. This is a great place for those who want to explore the Yablunitsky Pass. Near the house is the most successful entry into the forest (just behind the church). The hostess of the hotelwill take care of the guests’ meals. Her café always has delicious food, and the store has the freshest ingredients. Near the house there is a barbecue, tables. Guests can order an early breakfast.
“The hotel is very well located. First, in a quiet, remote place from the road. Secondly, from here it is easy to get to Yaremche, Bukovel and Tatariv. In 35 km there is a recreation center “Zaroslyak”, from where hiking routes to Mount Hoverla begin. The house is perfectly clean and smells of wood” George, Ukraine
The hotel complex consists of several three-storey buildings. It is a modern building with panoramic windows and spacious rooms. A continental breakfast is served daily. The area is popular for skiing and hiking. Staff can deliver meals to the rooms. A children’s play area is available. The à la carte restaurant is à la carte. Near the buildings there are mangal zones. Shops and souvenir shops can be found nearby. Bukovel is a 10-minute drive away. Ski equipment rental and currency exchange are available on site.
“Great value for money. The presence of a children’s room gives the hotel a huge advantage. Here everything works like clockwork – the staff is outstanding. Free parking is another plus for owners” Mikhail, Ukraine
Inexpensive hotel is located in the village of Yablunytsa. The spacious rooms are decorated in a classic European style, without excessive pretentiousness and decorative elements. There is a children’s play area, a restaurant, a currency exchange office. It offers a terrace for relaxation and relaxation. It offers mountain views. A continental breakfast is served and the restaurant is à la carte. Car owners note the chic parking and the opportunity to put cars for free. The staff will help with the choice of leisure, as well as provide the necessary household appliances (kettle, iron). In summer, fishing and horse riding can be booked for a fee.
“Helpful and nice staff. The restaurant serves delicious meals. Laundry is available for a fee, and tea and coffee making facilities are provided free of charge. You need to have a supply of drinking water with you. I don’t know how it is now, but during our stay the technical one flowed from the tap. Otherwise, everything is fine” Irina, Ukraine
A strong three-storey hotel is located on the street of heroes of Maidan in Yablunytsia. The hosts have a deep respect for tourists from different countries, so the staff speaks several languages. The restaurant specialises in European cuisine and the bar offers a good wine list. The hotel is located in a unique natural area: on the banks of the Yablunitsky Prutets River and at the foot of Mount Mykulinka. The nearest ski lift is Koza, 500 metres away.
Hotels yablunytsa, which are located in natural areas, are very appreciated by tourists. They create an unusual atmosphere of the Western Ukrainian hinterland.
“We got a room with a beautiful view of the mountain and ate. The hosts are great cooks and their staff are a real miracle. The rooms and the hall are always clean, pleasant music sounds. In the evenings we loved to go to the sauna” Leonid67, Belarus
Hotel Toga is positioned as an Inn. Low prices, cozy rooms trimmed with wood, a gazebo with a barbecue in the yard and stacked firewood near the entrance to the gate make travelers visit this hospitable corner. The restaurant serves European cuisine. A continental breakfast is served in the morning. Room service is available,although the nearest Supermarket Norma is 100 metres away. From the highway to the hotel is a convenient access. The place is quiet, parking on site is free. There is a currency exchange office.
“Clean and cheap. Super offer from the owners! Bukovel is only 8 km away. It is quite possible to stay here and spend less money. If you do not like breakfast, then there is a pizzeria and a killer café “Peppers” Oleksey, Ukraine
Another inn is located on the Goryshkiv Plot in Yablunytsia. Guests are accommodated in two, three, four-bed rooms, as well as in a house with four separate bedrooms and a shared patio. Near the two-storey cottages there is a barbecue area with gazebos and tables. Guests can enjoy skiing, fishing or playing billiards in their free time. It’s a great placement for big companies. Houses and rooms are characterized by increased sound insulation, so no one bothers anyone to sleep. Hiking and cycling trails can be found in the surrounding area. Souvenirs can be bought at the market, which is 100 metres away.
“Nice staff. Barbecues are always ready for ignition. You can solitude fry kebabs and sit in the company of friends. This is the second time we are coming here. No matter how noisy, they never bothered anyone. Great service! I sincerely recommend” Eugene, Ukraine
In the Tract Dol village Yablunytsia is the hotel Gorgany with modern rooms. It offers mountain and forest views, a small pool with lounge area and free private parking. The Korivka Rope tow is 100 metres away. Restaurant “Koliba” feeds guests with dishes of Carpathian and Ukrainian cuisine. The bar offers a decent wine list. The hotel has a school for beginners skiers, all equipment can be rented. After sports, everyone is welcome in the spa. In summer, water aerobics classes and foam parties are held in the pool.
“It’s fun. Large territory. There’s always something to do. The kitchen is just a dream! One Carpathian tea, what is it worth! In the evenings, animators came and amused the people. we loved it. Let’s come again!” Roman, Ukraine
A four-storey house with a comfortably folded at the entrance of the polennitsa welcomes guests from 2019. Mini hotel is conveniently located near the main slopes of the resort Yablunytsa. The Rope tow is 100 metres away, so novice slalom and skiers come here. Rooms have balconies with views of Hoverla and Petros Mountains. The owner of the hotel, Paul, deserved a lot of praise due to his desire to help guests get used to the territory. The fact is that the guest house is located on the way uphill. When a lot of snow falls, the car can slip. The owner more than once helped guests to pass this section of the road and was always in touch.
“Who wants to go to the real Carpathians – you are here! Beautiful scenic views, clean rooms, friendly hosts. Real Ukrainian hospitality” Khristina, Ukraine
Those who want to learn how to ski on the mountain slopes, it is best to stay in Gorgany. Having your own school and experienced instructors will help novice skiers get skiing skills faster. The ski lift is located close, the slopes are relatively gentle, and the welcoming atmosphere of the hotel will dispose to further rest. If you want to wander around the neighborhood and explore the local nature, you can stay in Trembita. This guest house harmoniously combines the traditional culture of the Carpathians and the close proximity to the main hiking trails.