Metropol the Hotel

Address: 33/35-2 U.Hajibeyov , Baku, AZ1010, Azerbaijan | Hotel
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Baku


A travel blog entry by tracks_travel on Sep 07, 2015

2 comments, 8 photos

Time check: 0750 local but 3:50am UK. Dawn broke at around 0700hrs. The sky is blue and tinged with a golden hue. A haze is already gathering over the Caspian Sea just visible from our room on the 8th floor of the Central Park Hotel. The surrounding buildings are an eclectic mix of rather ornate white high rise Middle Eastern style apartments interspersed with older Russian style colonial properties sporting little domes and pointy spires. First impressions of the City ...

Baku... to be updated

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on May 19, 2014

7 comments, 38 photos

... br> It is a very attractive city, the Old Town has been restored beautifully and it is very picturesque, possibly like Tbilisi might be if the government spent millions on restoring it. The new buildings are attractive in their juxtaposition, all glass and designer shapes.

We tried to do the lonely planet walking tour with Dave and Alicia, but got distracted by air conditioned coffee shops and a shopping mall, we did however make it up ...

Baku on the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 13, 2013

22 photos

... she calls them khaki (not sure of the transliterated spelling) for the bigger ones and something else for the smaller one. We may have stopped at some other places which I have forgotten. Then we had a lunch stop a little over an hour from Baku. It was a nice setting in a garden and there were turkeys and chickens roaming about as well as the cats. Despite warning us not to have contact with cats and dogs, Nick fed the cats bread and chicken ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball on May 20, 2013

9 photos

... We all pile in for a run to the third bank, which is also closed but we have a stroke of luck, the security guard phones a sister branch which is still dealing with customers and agrees to process our payments. We’re all a little to stressed out to cheer and clamber into our fifth and sixth taxi of the afternoon. The people at the fourth bank are kind, fast and efficient and we can’t thank them enough, they’ve done us a massive ...

The marvels of Baku.

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex on Jul 21, 2012

4 photos

... roads going everywhere and people parking where they desire the traffic is absolute chaos, even for pedestrians. Perhaps unsure exactly what identity it wants to adopt we spied what appeared to be a small version of London's Gherkin building and then a miniature Eiffel Tower.

Whilst my criticism is harsh, nothing appealed to me in this city. Possibly on a different budget and with a differing purpose ...