No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Moscow
So i think it is fair to say that, despite our wish to be considered well travelled and open minded individuals, Helen and I both flew in to Moscow for the first leg of our trip back to Australia with several preconceptions of what we could expect in Russia. One week in, and it is equally fair to say that Russia has dramatically defied these …
In the late afternoon we visited the State Historical Museum in Red Square. They had some interesting-looking displays, then again, we were hindered by the fact that we can't speak or read any Russian!
... is housed in a stunning Russian medieval historical building . UGG boots that normally cost $200 were selling for $600 here. It also has one of the most deluxe grocery stores I've ever been in. I read an article about the exclusivity of the mall and the author mentions a joke about two oligarchs, Boris and Ivan. Boris tells Ivan he bought his new tie in Paris for $900. Ivan replies, "Why did you buy it in Paris for $900, when you could have bought it in Moscow for ...
... up all over the place. Overall it doesn't give a very inviting feeling. Plus everything is soooo expensive! In St Petersburg you can still get cheap street food. Here though you really struggle to do that. None of the sights I saw today particularly wowed me either. Not even the Kremlin. The cathedrals were beautiful and seeing the tombs of the Tsars going back to the first Romanovs right to the early 15th century Grand Princes of ...
... We took a communism tour, and saw the KGB headquarters and learned about political prisoners and informants in the soviet days. The last tour we took was a night tour which focussed on the historic criminal areas of the city and tales of gangsters in post-USSR days. We finished up about midnight and caught the metro back. The next day I was thumbing through the hotel info and found a safety briefing which advised foreigners not to catch the metro late at night. Great.
We also ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services