Travel Blogs from Moscow
... called Chili’s that Jane had introduced us to in KL and that had a branch in Moscow that had only opened earlier in the year. Not very traditional Russian food I know but after three days and nights of pot noodles and cuppa soups now was not the time to be experimenting with Russian cuisine. We searched on Google maps and much to our utter delight it was in the very same building to the hotel! We ...
... by the way that they decorate their wedding cars. Some are very elaborate - and original.
Our final stop before lunch is the Great patriotic war memorial - it commemorates both the war of 1812 and WW2. As a nice touch it is built alongside the road the Napoleon marched on when he retreated from Moscow. The centrepiece of the WW2 memorial is the obligatory HUGE Soviet-era statue (is there any other kind?)
We stop for lunch at a small local Armenian restaurant ...
... br> The tour was great but we were not done. We climbed back in the bus for a short drive to the Metropole Hotel and the long walk back to Red Square. It was close to 11 P.M. Were we uncomfortable on the street at that hour? Well, we saw a few drunks on the street but we saw many, many more Russian mothers and fathers with their babies in strollers. The greatest danger was accidentally stepping off the curb and twisting an ankle.
Sasha led us all to a public rest ...
I got on a plane to Moscow at 12:30 p.m. and landed at 4:30 U.S. time. When I got there I was shocked by the 9 hour time difference! It was 1:30 when I landed in Moscow so I went to my hotel to rest. When I got up I went to get some lunch, and most of the food in Moscow is expensive and homegrown. While I was eat my lunch in the park I saw kids playing soccer, indoor ice skating and hockey. I went to go talk to ...
... lack of any obvious eateries, except for a rather uninviting local café near to the hostel. After our GUM overspend earlier, we decide to buy some food from the supermarket and cook it in the cramped hostel kitchen instead. The walk to the supermarket is easy but crossing the eight lane road, divided by a canal with footbridge, is almost a suicidal task. Nothing in the supermarket (fresh food excluded) looks familiar or is labeled in any writing we can read. ...
Other places to stay in Moscow
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $120
1, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $173
1, Moscow | 3 star hotelfrom $112
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $151
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $121
- Buen servicio y precio
- La segunda vez en este hotel- excelente como la primera vez- regresaré
- 2nd time at this hotel - Great like the first time - will go back
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $249
- Auch für westliches Standards ein ausgezeichnetes Hotel
- Excellent hotel by any western standard
- A Rip Off!
1, Moscow | 5 star hotel$400 average
- Not bad for a business stay - great bar
- Nicht schlecht für Geschäftsreisen, tolle Bar
- City Space Bar - Top floor of the Swiss Hotel
1, Moscow | 1 star hotelfrom $83
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $213
Восточный административный округ, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $76
1, Moscow | 3 star hotelfrom $176
Kitai - Gorod, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $252
- El Metropol Moscú- Maravilloso
- Overpriced smoker's paradise
- La sabiduria de los antiguos hoteles
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $300
1, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $183
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $117
1, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $457
1, Moscow | 3 star hotelfrom $55
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $278
- Enjoyed my stay at Ukraina
- Good location but be forewarned of traffic
- A pretty average experience...
1, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $350
1, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $431
- Modern Moscow
- Slick & Modern but No Charm
- Great Facilities; Lousy Concierges
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $60
- An Unneeded Adventure
- DON'T stay here!!!
- Low below average
1, Moscow | 5 star hotelfrom $235
- Very (very!) unfriendy front desk staff
- Excellent Experience!
- Embarasses the Marriott name
1, Moscow | 3 star hotelfrom $90
1, Moscow | 4 star hotelfrom $186
1, Moscow | 3 star hotelfrom $69