Zolotoy Kolos Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsZolotoy Kolos Hotel Moscow
A good, large clean room, well appointed and all in excellent order. We were welcomed although we spoke no Russian apart from sign language and spasiba (thank you). Breakfast was ok for the first two mornings but as this morning is Mayday breakfast was not available so we self catered!
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