Kvart Hotel-Apartments

Address: Novy Arbat, 16, Moscow, Central Russia, 119019, Russian Federation | 3 star condo
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

TravelPod Member ReviewsKvart Hotel-Apartments Moscow

Reviewed by jphil8871

mixed experience

Reviewed Oct 10, 2011
by (15 reviews) , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

I found the apartment on Noviy Arbat #16 via Lonelyplanet.com and reserved through the website. On the confirmation, it provided a telephone number to call to arrange access. Thankfully, my girlfriend is fluent in Russian, as neither the lady doing the check-in nor the contract were in English. The contract has some tricky clauses that my girlfriend quickly singled out, and with a little discussion these were ultimately altered in writing before I signed.
The apartment we got, was actually a different apartment we had booked (so #16 is not the apartment we stayed in, but can't remember the actual number). Somehow, the apartment we had booked was not available. Our apartment was a little further from the centre (but on the same road) and bigger. For the 2 of us, it was huge, although the furniture was old, it was in a pretty good condition apart from the bathroom that suffered from leakage from the apartment above.
Our worst experience was on the last night, when we found the key not to be working late at night. After repeated attempts, we finally got hold of someone at the leasing agency. This took us hours. When he also could not open the apartment, we were finally offered an alternative close by. By then, it was early morning, but we slept okay in that place. They next day, we could retrieve our luggage from the original place and they agreed to a late check-out.
All in all, it was not a bad experience as it provided a much better deal then a hotel, but the service was dismal.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

TripAdvisor Reviews Kvart Hotel-Apartments Moscow

3.00 of 5 stars Good

Travel Blogs from Moscow

Putin's Place

A travel blog entry by tdv95 on Jul 25, 2014

3 comments, 90 photos

... became the site of various public ceremonies and proclamations including the very famous May Day parade that celebrates Russian military might (or at least enough military might to beat up on the neighbouring Ukraine). Perhaps more importantly, the Square was also the site of an outdoor KHL hockey game, and perhaps more important/painful than that, in 2013, Pyotr Pavlensky, a Russian performance artist, reportedly sat naked for an hour and a half on ...

First night on the Train

A travel blog entry by carallan on Jul 13, 2014

18 photos

... hopefully).

(Please note: - The above was written the day before a train derailed in the Moscow subway resulting in the deaths of 22 people with a further 100 or so injured. Worst subway accident in their history)!

Nor have we experienced such amazing platform artwork and adornments. This in fact applies to St. Petersburg as well as Moscow. (See photos).

Made it ...

End of an epic train journey

A travel blog entry by guytang on Mar 03, 2014

7 photos

... a little about our journey. I also caught up with Saito on the platform and told him not to go to Kiev one last time. He gave me a present when we said our goodbyes - a box of cookies. That was nice of him. After saying all my goodbyes I was on my own again and it was time to find my hostel. Russia was going to be my biggest challenge to date in terms of travelling. All the signs are in Cyrillic, no one speaks English, and it's not a massive ...

On our way to Moscow!

A travel blog entry by alyandgreg on Oct 18, 2013

2 comments, 1 photo

... has just arrived!

Digby also believes in immersing himself in the local culture so has ordered from the menu......wait for it, pickled pike, as a cold starter! It stinks and he is saying it is delicious but I notice his eyes are watering!

Talk to you all soon xo

OMG! have checked into our Hotel, The Metropol, it is amazing and the view from our room is the Bolshoi Theatre!! Very exciting!

Travelling East

A travel blog entry by johnnym on Aug 19, 2013

3 photos

... Around seven I finally emerged and wandered to the restaurant-pectopah-car, where you can sit and have a £3 beer whilst assailed by the music and flashing lights of a mini vw beetle some passengers have brought in to sit on the table with them (your experience may differ, electronic annoyance not completely guaranteed). Sod it, it's not even really annoying in a foreign country, I can just chalk it up to foreign experience. The beer, baltika, was cold and good, ...