- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Avanta Vladivostok
Travel Blogs from Vladivostok
... the opening up of Siberia and Vladimir Putin! He has spent a great deal of time in Russia and is very knowledgeable.
Our other main source of entertainment is the bar/lounge where Tony the Piano Man entertains in the late afternoon before dinner and then again after dinner. We have had Beatles afternoons, British rock, American rock, a bit of John Denver, ABBA, pretty much anything you want. He even played 'Don’t Dream it’s ...
... the local beer which was cloudy and tasted like a shandy, but the table of young Russian navy officers seemed to be enjoying it. The dining room was classic russian with heavy furniture and thick curtains, but being so near Asia they served excellent dumplings. We slept in the next morning and then went down to the breakfast buffet which included boiled eggs, Siberian dumplings, fried buckwheat, very fatty sliced salami, cocktail sausages, brown ...
... coffee. Back in my room I finished packing all my stuff and zipped up my pack for the last time. Just before leaving the hotel I went and printed out my boarding pass for the flight.
Walked the 10 minute walk to the train station. The morning was quite warm and quite humid. Warmer than anything else I had experienced in Russia, but Vladivostok is further south than anywhere else and is right on the ocean. A sea haze hung over the city, making everything shine. ...
... is both cool and scary since we were in the water with them! A couple of times the ferry actually had to stop and wait so we didn't interfere and we were guided by a couple of Russian destroyers for part of the way as well.
There was a long while as we were sailing by the coast of North Korea where it was completely pitch black and quiet in all directions ...
... they looked at the Bill of Lading from Melbourne office of Silver Wind and said, "Oh no, there's too much information on here. Can you get it changed?". Then a couple of days later, they informed us that they didn't know why we had Silver Wind on the Bill of Lading because it didn't have anything to do with them, but was being shipped by another company (CMA-CGM).
So, we come to yesterday (1 April) and Nick and Sveta went to the Customs Agent to submit ...