How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Adjoining Rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Victoria Hotel Irkutsk
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... of the mid-range option. He has fifteen days for Lake Baikal while I am making do with just two. Somewhere there is always someone who has done your journey faster, slower or cheaper. They have seen more or gone further. None of that matters, of course. With the effects of three days on a train gradually lifting, I hoover up the free snacks and tea on offer at the charming tourist information office, say goodbye to Laïm and get the first bus to the ...
... came down to our carragie a few times with our food, and made sure we were ok!
our two train buddies got off at a place where the railway sp;lits in two, our line going south of lake baikal, and they went north on what is called the BAM line, a single line track that not many travelers take. its also hard to judge the lenght of time that the train will stop at each statoipn for, it varys from 2 minutes, to 45 minutes, and we didnt ...
... got lucky as our one could say a few words in English and seemed ok. Her English was limited but I could understand what she meant when she told me to come and see her if I wanted to buy some good Russian Vodka. She did not warm to Wills so much and told me I had to tell him off for slamming the bin lid shut at the end of the carriage as people were sleeping. This was communicated by putting fingers in ears to show loud, eyes closed with hands next to head to ...
After a very comfortable night and an adequate breakfast at our B&B in Lystvyanka we were driven back to Irkutsk. The sun was out, the snow had mostly melted and the day looked promising for a self-guided tour of the city. After depositing our bags at the Angara Hotel, named after the river towards which we now headed. We walked through Kirov Park from where we could see the towers ...
... as we learnt all about the traditions. To get to the museum we walked through the forest a short way and saw the hunting traps and houses. From here we drove to lake baikal and into the museum dedicated to the lake. We saw all the species that live in the lake. We saw some seals that looked like blown up footballs! We had lunch and then walked around a market, went to the top floor of a hotel to see view of lake. Shame really cloudy! Early night as taxi booked for ...