+38(095) 868 32 32 Ukraine, Kharkiv, 19 Sumska str.
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About the Hotel

HOTEL19 right in the center of Kharkiv city

The building was designed by the son of the famous St.Petersburg architect Andrey Shtakenshneyder. Having started its life 180 years ago as commercial apartment house, an old mansion keeps hospitality traditions constantly. Every corner of the hotel keeps the mystery of nineteenth century, the beauty of twentieth and the comfort of twenty-first century. Here ones can find renovated wooden staircase, a cozy lounge and elegant rooms.

The hotel has 24 elegant and unique rooms which are represented in 4 categories: Superior, Standard, Double and Single. Every room is equipped with an electronic lock, Lap-top safe, minibar, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV. The hotel offers the following services: transfer, personal guide-interpreter, conference services, office services (fax, photocopier, CD record, etc.), concierge service 24h, laundry service, room service 24h.
If you have only one day in our city you have a chance to plunge into the atmosphere of multifarious and unique Kharkiv just on HOTEL19’s verge.

HOTEL’s legend

180 years of history…

An urban construction boom has been covered all the Europe in the thirties of nineteenth century. According to this fact a new type of buildings has appeared in large cities. It was commercial apartment houses. The appearing of the first and oldest one hotel of the city - the Grand Hotel, has marked the beginning of the boom in Kharkiv. It was situated on Pavlov Square, which is Rosa Luxembourg Square now. Unfortunately the building hasn’t survived till the present time.

The architects of St. Petersburg school took active part in the city construction.  There were made a huge amount of large apartment buildings in the style of northern modern by their projects.

The most significant houses belonged not to the individual owners but to some large corporations that could afford a substantial investment for purchasing and redevelopment. They has defined a new image of the city,

The most outstanding were the apartment buildings that belonged to the Insurance communities such as Russia, Salamander and Life. For the last one, Nicolay Shtakenshneider has been built a commercial apartment building on 19 Sumska Street. The building was made in northern modern style, with a distinctive cozy courtyards and another living part inside. It has survived after two wars and the revolution. In Soviet time it housed a communal apartments.

Nowadays, the Interior Designer, Dmitry Zaporozhets  and General Manager, Milana Yakubovskaya, returned the true purpose to the house and gave it a new life. Even the smallest parts of the front and the interior well thought out in every detail as the work on the reconstruction attended by the best Kharkiv specialists. The logo was designed and developed by "Grafprom" studio. It can be seen a lot of paintings by Sergey Malysh, etchings by Vasilisa Shchegoleva and Veronica Shashkova in corridors and rooms. Max Rosenfeld, who is PhD in Architecture, helped to understand the history of the building, and fill the second floor of the hotel with sketches of beautiful commercial apartment buildings fronts. A historian and journalist Philip Dikan helped to make the collection of photos of the famous people of the city for staircases decoration.


Nowadays, the Interior Designer, Dmitry Zaporozhets  and General Manager, Milana Yakubovskaya, returned the true purpose to the house and gave it a new life. Even the smallest parts of the front and the interior well thought out in every detail as the work on the reconstruction attended by the best Kharkiv specialists. The logo was designed and developed by "Grafprom" studio. It can be seen a lot of paintings by Sergey Malysh, etchings by Vasilisa Shchegoleva and Veronica Shashkova in corridors and rooms. Max Rosenfeld, who is PhD in Architecture, helped to understand the history of the building, and fill the second floor of the hotel with sketches of beautiful commercial apartment buildings fronts. A historian and journalist Philip Dikan helped to make the collection of photos of the famous people of the city for staircases decoration.