Empire Hotel

Polskyh Povstantsev Str.1, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, 664011, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Ilk gerçek duragimiz: Irkutsk

A travel blog entry by uksonal


Sabah trenden iner inmez rehberimizle buluştuk: Anna Yol arkadaşlarımızla vedalaştık ve arabaya binip otele yola koyulduk. Empire Hotel için yorumlar "Sibirya standartlarına göre iyi" olunca gözümüz korkmuştu ama, otel hiç fena değildi ve yeri çok merkeziydi. 3,5 gü …

The Big Red Train Ride

A travel blog entry by johnlucas


... clothes, and no means of catching the train up. The Russians are very welcoming and helpful. Several times on the metro when we have been laboriously decoding Russian station names people have come up to us to offer help with no hidden agenda which is very different from India for example where everyone is targeting tourists with some scam or other. Even those selling tour trips or visits to nightclubs are open and honest, if you don't want their flier they quite happily ...

Last day in Commieville

A travel blog entry by almightyg73


... could find on the streets and grab some food and a drink. I headed down to the local market square which is busy on a Saturday by the looks of it. It certainly didn’t seem massively unpleasant compared to last night’s fiasco, the odd shifty character about but enough families and decent folk kicking about that you feel comfortable and more relaxed. I took in a few statues and art works, some sculptures, had a laugh at the array of beasties available for the little ones to ...

Gold teeth and more aboard the Trans-Siberian

A travel blog entry by almightyg73


... and vey broken conversation. Gold teeth is apparently a train driver and also seems to be a budding part time alcoholic as do the rest by the amount of Wodka they are consuming at lunch time and it’s not long before the cabin turns into Wodka and party central. I have several drinks thrust in front of me and happily oblige the first few but make sure I keep my wits about me and skip the odd round as Igor is desperate to find out how many ...

Taxi drivers!!!

A travel blog entry by almightyg73

... that I’m entitled to these meals so I show my ticket and the lady studies and points to one of three sandwich options on the menu. I pick the one that seems to suggest meat, although with no knowledge of Russian it could be anything from carrots to marmite and I also order a coffee to wake me up a bit more. Two minutes later I’m served some slices of salami on the smallest piece of bread known to man and a small cuppa. As I finish my coffee the lady returns, ...

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TravelPod Member ReviewsEmpire Hotel Irkutsk

Reviewed by uksonal

Quite good and compact

Reviewed Apr 3, 1995
by (1 review) , Turkey Flag of Turkey

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Irkutsk, International

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TripAdvisor Reviews Empire Hotel Irkutsk

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

Traveler Photos Empire Hotel Irkutsk

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Irkutsk, International