Finding accommodation is a key element of planning any getaway. Choosing a place to stay that suits all of your needs can take the experience to a whole other level. Likewise, booking a room somewhere that doesn’t meet your minimum expectations can ruin the entire trip. If you’re headed to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and are planning to stop in Nizhny Novgorod for a night or two, here are the best places to stay.
Hotel Easy Room is a very affordable and pretty hotel located in the heart of a residential district. Staying there will probably involve a little bit of commuting (although the city’s main attractions are 30–60 minutes away by foot), but it will also give you a unique view into the lives of the locals. The breakfast is included in the price of the room. Hotel Easy Room is a great little place that will most certainly make you feel at home.
Hotel Nikitin is a beautiful, elegant, yet very reasonably priced hotel in the city centre. It lies only a few steps away from the river and is also within walking distance from most of the city’s main attractions. It is a perfect place to stay if you’re looking for something stylish and if you’re planning on exploring Nizhny Novgorod’s nightlife.
Hotel Azimut is a big, independent hotel near all the main attractions. It has everything you could want in a hotel: a restaurant, bar, spacious lobby, and breakfast included in the price of the room. Hotel Azimut is an excellent place for anyone looking for a comfortable hotel experience close to the city centre.
Privet, ya doma is a perfect mix between a hostel and a hotel. It provides you with hotel services and the friendly, open atmosphere of a hostel, all at a very affordable price. ‘Privet, ya doma’ means ‘Hello, I’m home’, excellently describing the feel of the hotel. The interiors are minimalist and somewhat Scandinavian in character. Despite its homely feel, the hotel also provides its guests with a few conference rooms. It’s a great place for families or a business getaway.
If you’re looking for some budget accommodations in the heart of the city, look no further: Hostel Smile is an excellent option. Conveniently situated on one of the city’s main streets, this hostel is an ideal place for solo travellers, couples and groups. As it offers plenty of space to interact with other travellers, it is an excellent place to make new friends from all over the world.
Kulibin Park Hotel is a wonderful place to stay if you’re in search of somewhere elegant and quiet, yet not very far from the city centre. The hotel lies right next to a park, providing plenty of space for long afternoon walks and has a cosy restaurant and café. Kulibin Park Hotel is an ideal choice if comfort is your top priority.
Hotel Gorky is a stylish establishment in the centre of the city, located within walking distance from most of its must-sees. The hotel offers an indoor pool and a sauna for its guests, making it a perfect place to relax after a long and busy day. A buffet breakfast is included in the price of the room. Hotel Gorky is for those travellers who are looking for an elegant and central place to stay.