Lena's flat in Tiraspol downtown


View on the Tiraspol main square out of our windows

Entrance door to the building.
Press 350 to open the iron door

Another single bed in our small room

Big room with a double bed, TV and a folding armchair

Ilyusha sitting in the armchair. The armchair is folding and can serve as a single bed if needed.

Cable TV in the big room

Bath and shower with 24 hours hot water

Feedback from
our guests

"Crossing of Trandsniestr border at Kaciurgani", Frenchman, January 2012
Yesterday was the worst day in my life!!! I was going to Tiraspol and at the border they stopped me for nothing!! They said that I need visa!!! I insisted for hours that I dont need visa, they did not let me in!! Then I talked for hours to Ukraine borders that didnt understand english but I had my friend talking on the phone! and they said they chose whoever get in their country and they didnt want me in!!!!! what the hell? I am from France and I know I have the right to go there, what they did to
me was totally illegal and i couldnt do anything... That is REALLY frustrating, the words they said to me is "Go back to Ukraine Odessa and then take the flight back to france" ???? Damm.....and it was night at the end....there were NO bus back to Odessa! I i had to trust somebody and get in a car i dont know!! Worst experience ever!!!! I just wanted to let you know what happend

Centraly located basic accommodation in Tiraspol downtown.

2 rooms that may accommodate up to 5 persons comfortably.

Great location, windows facing the main street of 25 October, the river Dniestr, the central square, the river park, the monument of A. Suvorov and the tank of the war memorial.

24 hours hot water bathroom and well equipped kitchen are also at your disposal.


How to reach the flat

Transdniestr Republic, Tiraspol
1, Naberejniy pereulok, ap. 79
7th floor, 24 hours elevator

(please, ring Ruslana into apartment 80 if Lena is not at home)


From the train / bus station trolleybus #1 or minibus #1 to the main square on the 25 October street. Cost of the ride by trolleybus is 1.70 transdniestrian rubles (about 12 cents) and by minibus is 3 Transdniestr ruble (about 21 cents). Cross the boulevard. Lena's building is located on the river bank where the park is. It's a multistoorey building on your left with Elinburg german restaurant at the bottom of the building. The entrance is from the rear of the building. Go around the house into the yard. 3rd entrance, door code is 350.

A lift from the train / bus station is available.

Also Lena can help you to get an invitation for your stay, pick you up from Chisinau and escort to Tiraspol, show you her native town of Tiraspol and Bender, take you to Noul Neamt monastery close to Tiraspol, book or buy your ticket for Odessa, Kiev, Moscow from Tiraspol, take you to her guesthouse in Krasnaya Besarabka village , deliver flowers withing the Transdniestr and many others upon the request.

Lena can arrange a room or a flat in Tiraspol in case hers is not available.



Buses depart from the Central Bus station in Chisinau every 30-45 minutes from 6:30 am and untill 7 pm daily. Cost of the ticket one way is about 3 EURO. The trip to Tiraspol takes 1 hour and a half stopping at the border after 1 hour of journey.

For later buses check out Gara de Nord, as some of the buses going to Odessa will transit Transdniestr and stop in Bender and Tiraspol.

Local comune train to Bender leaves from Chisinau daily in the morning, but can be used only by locals. There is no passport control point on its way. So all foreign travellers has to get off at Varnitza and get by bus/car to Bender border crossing to enter Transdniestr. By train you can get to Bender and Tiraspol only on train 66 Chisinau-Moscow leaving Chisinau at 22:35 and arriving to Bender/Tiraspol around 12 midnight.




Entry r egulations on the Transdniestr border

No visa is required. No invitation letter is required to transit or stay in Transdniestr. Transit of Transdniestr and a 24 hours stay is free and a fee of about 2 USD is applied for a longer stay. Foreign travellers do need to register with the OVIR or militia office in the nearest majour town if staying in Transdniestr for more than 24 hours. If you are booked with Lena in Tiraspol than she will take care of your registration herself. (update March 2014)


Cash & Cards :

Moldovan Lei, Euro, USD, Ukranian Hrivna and Russian rubles are largely accepted in any exchange office in Transdniestr. You can withdraw money on your MasterCard´┐Ż or Visa Cart at the ATMs/bank cashiers of "SBERBANK" located in Tiraspol on: 85, 25 October st.
6, Pravda st.
15/2 Iunosti st.
in Bender on: 5, Lenin st.
in Dubasari on: 54, Octyabrskaya st.
in Rybnitza on: 84/3 Kirova st.
in Grigoriopol on: 30, Dzerjinskii st.
in Camenca on: 2, Lenina st.
in Slobodzeia on: 21 Frunze st.
You can also use Western Union or Money Gram transfer systems to ask your relatives/friends to send you some money if stuck in Transdniestr with no cash.

Exchange offices are
closed after 8 PM
in Transdniestr, so make sure you change your money before then.

Other accommodation in Tiraspol:

Shower room in Hotel Aist in Tiraspol downtown

Hotel "Aist"
Singles very basic with shower on the hall is 200 Rubles/nigth (20 USD)
Apartments with a double room and a living room with frige and TV is 400 Rubles/night (about 40 USD)

Hotel "Drujba" (closed as the building is in remont now)

Hotel "Timotei"
Single room = 80 USD
Double room = 110-140 USD
Breakfast included

We can organize a tour to KVINT factory for our guests. From 60 USD per person for a tour of the factory with tasting of 10 types of cogniac, lunch & souvenirs. Please, request with Lena with a cc to Marisha if intersted.

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I check my emails regularly, but will reply first those requiring accommodation / tours and transfers

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