Metropol the Hotel

Address: 33/35-2 U.Hajibeyov , Baku, AZ1010, Azerbaijan | Hotel
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TripAdvisor Reviews Metropol the Hotel Baku

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Baku

Unye, Turkey to Turkmenistan

A travel blog entry by corktomongolia on Jul 22, 2014

19 photos

... us like a brick wall! We drove up thinking that there were only a few cars in the queue and thought we’d be through in no time at all. Little did we realise that the queue for the border was about 3 miles long, so long that it stretched all the ways back passed the “Welcome to Turkey” sign, even though we were going to Georgia. Not only that, but the place was filthy, there was rubbish everywhere!!!! There was a convergence of fellow ralliers though, which meant that ...

Last Day in Baku and End of Tour

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 15, 2013

58 photos

... pears, pomegranates, apples, plums, tomatoes and cucumbers, pickles of many descriptions in jars. Trish bought a jar of pomegranate molasses too. We went through the fish aisles with huge fish carcasses and avoided the meat aisles. I had a few volunteers who wanted their photos taken and took a photo of our dried fruit vendor. These were all men - no female volunteers. Tony was intrigued by an all-purpose tool, ...

A shocking day.... literally.

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels on May 23, 2013

1 comment, 34 photos

... later, which I am told is quick, I was on my way to Baku. It appears I was lucky, because a couple of other travellers I have met, entered through the same border crossing but were only given 3 day visas for their vehicles, which was a little crazy given the individuals had 30 day visas. This hindered them from exiting the country until they had been to the police and paid a fine..... I was unaware of this issue and glad I didn’t fall foul to it myself.

I ...

No room in the Inn.

A travel blog entry by 2bikesnpenguin on Aug 08, 2012

2 comments, 18 photos

... new wheels using a rather suspect spoke pattern to make everything fit together. Nonetheless we had two wheels and could now concentrate on catching the ferry to Kazakhstan but not before an unexpected and entertaining night.

We had met a group of guys on the Mongol rally, two of which turned out to be from Hove, earlier in our stay, a couple of local Eurovision beers with them turned into a trip across the city crammed into a taxi with our friendly gold ...

Ferry oddysee from Baku to Aktau

A travel blog entry by tonztosee on May 29, 2011

2 comments, 13 photos

... we were determined. We leaped from taxis gridlocked in rush hour traffic in and out of the metro into buses eventually running long stretches (Diana in jandels) only to have to wait 15 minutes since our visas were still not ready yet. Many would have given up at this point but knowing that it could be days till the next ferry we struggled on.
What a marathon! We were the last ones to but tickets and rushed on to board the ferry which was about to leave ...