Best Hotels in Moscow for 2019 (Top 15 Hotels)

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  1. Four Seasons Moscow Hotel
  2. The Ritz-Carlton Moscow
  3. Lotte Plaza Hotel
  4. Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
  5. Metropol Hotel
  6. Marriott Royal Aurora Hotel
  7. The StandArt Hotel Moscow
  8. Swissotel Krasnye Holmy
  9. Novotel Moscow City
  10. DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow - Marina
  11. Hilton Leningradskaya
  12. The St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya
  13. InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya
  14. Radisson Blu (Sheremetyevo Airport)
  15. Moscow Marriott Tverskaya Hotel

Moscow was visited by more than 23 million tourists in 2018. Currently there are more than 1100 hotels in the city. This number includes 31 5-star hotels, 89 hotels ranked with 4 stars and 224 hotels ranked with 3 stars. The total number of 2 and 1-star hotels is 172. There is a large number of unranked hotels which is close to 700. In addition to there are more than 300 hostels in Moscow that provide less expensive services comparing to regular hotels.

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Four Seasons Moscow Hotel

Nearest Metro Station:Okhotnyy Ryad

Four Seasons Hotel is located in the former Hotel Moskva building originally constructed in 1935. The building resembles constructivist architecture that was popular in the Soviet Union during 1920s and 1930s.

Soviet interiors of the hotel were completely rebuilt in 2004 to meet the highest standards of luxury. Top levels of Four Seasons in Moscow are occupied by private apartments owned by Russia’s upper echelon of business owners and politicians.

Location

Four Seasons is located right across the street from the State Duma (lower house of the Russian Parliament), Bolshoi Theater and TSUM department store. Façade of the hotel building faces northern side of Manezh Square that allows its guests to enjoy astonishing views of the Kremlin.

Several metro stations are located within a 5 minute walk from the hotel: Okhotnyy ryad, Teatralnaya and Ploschad Revolyutsii.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow - Marina

Nearest Metro Station:Vodny Stadion

One of the top hotels in Moscow offering excellent price/quality ratio to its customers. The hotel features designer interiors in a brand new modern building constructed in 2014.

Double Tree by Hilton surrounded by nature at the bank of the Moscow Canal offers excellent outdoor facilities. Hotel’s guests enjoy fresh air and relaxed atmosphere in close proximity to the center of Moscow.

You can take a bike ride along the canal and after that enjoy some time at Chavana Spa that has massage masters brought directly from Bali. The hotel’s La Veranda restaurant offers select Italian and Japanese cuisines dishes.

Location

The nearest metro station called Vodny Stadion is located 10 minutes away from Hilton’s Double Tree Hotel. You can reach the Red Square within 20 minutes by taking metro to Teatralnaya station.

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Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya

Nearest Metro Station:Komsomolskaya

Hilton Leningradskaya is a 4-star hotel located in one of the Stalin era 28 story sky scrapers that went through a major renovation. The renewed interiors feature expensive marble finishing, stained glass windows and bronze chandeliers. It is the first Hilton family hotel in the city that was opened in 2008.

Location

Hilton Leningradskaya is located in the central part of Moscow steps away from Komsomolskaya Square known as the square of 3 railway stations: Leningradskiy, Kazansky and Yaroslavsky. You can use Leningradskiy railway terminal to get to Saint Petersburg in 3.5 hours using the modern train called Sapsan. Chistyye Prudy (Clean Ponds) historic area is within a 20 minute walk.

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The St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya

Nearest Metro Station:Lubyanka

St. Regis occupies a reconstructed old Moscow mansion that was originally built in the early 1870s for the Count Alexei Orlov-Davydov. Inside the hotel features luxury interiors decorated with crystal chandeliers, Art Deco textiles and expensive wooden furniture.

St. Regis butler service is available to all hotel guests. There is a high class steak house called “Ryby Net” located on the first floor of the building.

Location

St. Regis Nikolskaya is located on historic Nikolskaya Street famous for being the center of FIFA World Cup celebrations in 2018. The hotel is located less than half a mile (500 meters) away from the Red Square. KGB headquarters is located right across the street on Lubyanka Sqaure.

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InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya

Nearest Metro Station:Tverskaya

Intercontinental Hotel is located in the center of Moscow right across the street from The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, 5 minutes away by foot from the Hermitage Garden and 7 minutes away from the famous Pushkin Café.

Intercontinental on Tverskaya features all traditional amenities you would expect from a 5 star hotel including modern elegant rooms, a restaurant and a lounge bar.

During low season double room rates start at 10,000 Rubles (about 150 USD). During high season expect the rates to start at about 25,000 Rubles (380 USD).

Location

The Red Square can be reached within a 25 minute walk from the InterContinental Tvserskaya Hotel. Patriarch Ponds area famous for its trendy restaurants and bars is located about 10 minutes away by foot.

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Moscow Marriott Tverskaya Hotel

Nearest Metro Station:Belorusskaya

Marriott Tverskaya hotel is located in the center of Moscow on a busy Tverskaya street. The area is full of restaurants, bars and all kinds of stores that are spread along Tverskaya.

The best way to reach the Red Square and other major attractions from here is to take metro. The nearest station called Belorusskaya is just 5 minutes away. Then you’ll have to travel just 3 short stations to Okhotny Ryad that will take you another 10 minutes.

Location

Marriott Tverskaya is located slightly outside the historic part of Moscow that makes it easier to reach Sheremetyevo International Airport during peak hours. Tverskaya Street merges into the Leningradsky Avenue that leads directly to the airport.

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The Ritz-Carlton Moscow

Nearest Metro Station:Okhotnyy Ryad

Ritz-Carlton is another high class hotel located in the heart of Moscow close to all main attractions. During 19th century the location was occupied by the hotel called “Parizh” (Paris), famous among Russian writers.

During Soviet times “Parizh” hotel was destroyed and replaced by another hotel called “Inturist”. In 2002 the “Inturist” building was also demolished and in 2007 replaced by the modern Ritz-Carlton hotel.

Location

Ritz-Carlton is located on the main street of Moscow called Tverskaya. During ancient times Tverskaya was referred to as “Tsar’s avenue” because it was used by the members of Royal family to get to the Kremlin. The hotel is located minutes away from the Kremlin, Red Square and other major tourist points by foot.

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Radisson Blu Hotel (Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport)

Nearest Metro Station:Khovrino

Radisson Blu is located at the premises of the Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow. The hotel has 391 modern rooms, a restaurant and a bar located on the top floor. The bar is called Altitude and it offers some excellent views of the airplane runway.

One of the huge benefits of Radisson Blu is that it has direct access to the airport’s terminals. The international terminals called D, E and F can be easily reached within a 5 minute walk.

Location

You can easily reach the Red Square from the hotel using modern railway Express train located steps away. Here is the best way to do it:

  1. Take the Express train to the Belorusskiy railway station (around 30 minutes).
  2. Make a short transfer to the Belorussky metro station (around 5 minutes).
  3. Take 3 stations to Okhotny Ryad (green line)
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Lotte Plaza Hotel

Nearest Metro Station:Smolenskaya

Lotte Plaza is definitely one of the best modern 5 star hotels in Moscow. In addition to its high class interiors the hotel features best spa center in the city. It has recently received its ** **“Best Hotel Luxury Spa Center” title from the World Luxury Spa Awards.

Lotte Plaza offers excellent breakfasts that were recognized by the “Best Hotel Breakfast in Europe” award. In addition to that the hotel has one of the top high class Italian restaurants in the city managed by Michelin Star chef Carlo Cracco.

Location

Lotte Plaza is located in the center of Moscow near Smolenskaya metro station. The Red Square can be easily reached by taking metro to **Okhotnyy ryad** station located just 4 stations away (about 10 minutes).
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Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow

Nearest Metro Station:Novokuznetskaya

Baltschug Kempinski is a 5 star hotel located in a central part of Moscow. The hotel was opened in 1992 and was one of the first hotels in Russia to receive 5 star-star rating. As the number of high class hotels in Moscow increased, Baltschug managed to stay on the top hotels list by renovating its splendid interiors and offering exceptional level of service.

Location

Baltschug Kempinski hotel is located in a historic building across the river from the Kremlin, Red Square and the brand new Zaryadye Park. It will take you around 10 minutes to reach Red Square by foot. Another option would be to take a 25 minute walk along Moscow River to the famous Gorky Park and the new building of Tretyakov Gallery.

It will take you around 10 minutes to walk from the hotel to the nearest metro station called Novokuznetskaya.

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Metropol Hotel

Nearest Metro Station:Ploschad Revolyutsii

Metropol is one of the top 5 star hotels with a history in Moscow. The hotel features high class rooms decorated in Art Deco style and killer views of the Kremlin. Metropol’s guests list includes Michael Jackson, Joseph Stalin and Vladimir Lenin.

Metropol’s building was originally constructed in the late 1890s as a private culture and leisure center with its own Opera Theater and hotel. The building went through a complete reconstruction following a fire to become one of the best hotels in Russian Empire.

Metropol hotel reopened in 1905 featured “extraordinary” level of comfort. Its 200 rooms had electricity, a telephone and a bath tub and its guests could use one of its 2 elevators to get to their rooms.

Location

The hotel is located right across the street from Bolshoi Theater and TSUM department store. All other major attractions like the Kremlin and Red Square are minutes away by foot. The nearest metro stations are Ploschad' Revolyutsii, Teatral'naya and Okhotnyy ryad all located within 10 minute walking distance.

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Moscow Marriott Royal Aurora Hotel

Nearest Metro Station:Trubnaya

Marriott Royal Aurora is the youngest hotel built by the famous world-wide chain in Moscow. The hotel was opened in 1999 and remains one of the best 5 star hotels in the city. The hotel’s building resembles traditional Moscow architecture.

The main lobby and a bar of Marriott Aurora were generously renovated in the latest Art Deco style in 2019. Renewed interiors feature bright furniture textile, colored stained glass window ceiling and columns decorated with Venetian plaster.

Location

Marriott Royal Aurora is located **steps** away from the luxury TSUM department store and one of Moscow’s top fashion boutique streets called Stoleshnikov Pereulok. Bolshoi Theater is located on the same street about **5 – 10 minutes** away by foot.
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The StandArt Hotel Moscow

Nearest Metro Station:Pushkinskaya

The StandArt Hotel located at the intersection of Tverskaya and Strastnoy Boulevard is one of the most stylish 5 star hotels in Moscow. The exterior of hotel’s building was designed by the same architect who managed reconstruction of Bolshoi Theater. Some rooms feature excellent views of Pushkinskaya Square. Inside the rooms are decorated by hand painted art.

Location

Excellent central location of The StandArt Hotel makes it **easy** to access all major attractions of the city by foot. It will take you around **15 minutes** to reach Read Square or **20 minutes** to get to Bolshoi Theater by foot. You can walk down the Strastnoy Boulevard and visit Moscow Museum of Modern Art that focuses on 20 and 21st century artists located just **8 minutes** away.
swissotel krasnye holmy hotel

Swissotel Krasnye Holmy

Nearest Metro Station:Paveletskaya

Swissotel Krasnye Holmy hotel is located in a modern 34 story building that rises above Garden Ring Avenue. The hotel is part of the business district occupied by a number of well-known international companies like Cisco Systems, SAP, Nissan and Avaya.

All guests can enjoy panoramic views of Moscow from the City Space Bar located on the 34th floor. All rooms are equipped with coffee machines and large TVs. There is a modern gym and pool area as well as sauna located at Purovel Spa & Sport on the 3rd floor.

Location

Even though the hotel is located in the center of Moscow it is still slightly away from all major attractions if you consider getting there by foot. The hotel is located near Paveletskaya metro station that makes it easy to access any central location within minutes.

It will take you around 5 minutes and 2 stops to get to the Red Square located on Teatralnaya station. Getting to Zaryadye Park by foot will take you around 40 minutes.

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Novotel Moscow City

Nearest Metro Station:Mezhdunarodnaya

Novotel is a modern 4-star hotel located in the brand new Moscow City district famous for its sky scrapers. The hotel features 360 rooms, indoor pool, gym area, several spa centers and restaurants.

There are numerous dining and shopping options available in the area thanks to the modern Afimall City shopping center located steps away. Checkout the observation point located on the 89th floor of the “Federation Tower” to get some stunning views of the city.

Location

Novotel Moscow City is conveniently located within a 5 minute walk from Mezhdunarodnaya metro station. You can take metro to reach Aleksandrovskiy Sad station located steps away from the Red Square. The ride will take you around 20 minutes.