Best Hotels, B&Bs, Guesthouses and Hostels in Moscow

Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Moscow

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Moscow that have been recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times, Frommer’s and more. All Moscow hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only list places that have a customer rating of at least 4 out of 5.

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Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow

2/1 Kutuzovskiy Avenue Bld. 1, Moscow, Russia, 121248 (show on map)
4.6
Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow
Expert reviews
Fodors review:

“One of the famed Seven Sisters skyscrapers commissioned by Stalin in the 1950s pampers present-day capitalists in luxurious Italianate guest rooms, jauntily decorated lounges, and a world-class spa.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Moscow.

Frommers review:

“This glamorous hotel, the site of the former Ukraina, is inside one of the seven Stalin-era art deco high-rises, called the Seven Sisters, that make up Moscow’s romantic skyline; it’s located at the start of Kutuzovsky Prospect, the road that President Putin and his cortege of black Mercedes drive down on the way to the Kremlin.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Moscow.

Customer review rating
4.6 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Swimming pool
  • River views
  • Boutique style
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$211 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 2/1 bld 1 Kutuzovsky Prospekt in the Dorogomilovo district of Moscow, this fine luxury hotel is the ideal place to get all the adventure and excitement the city has to offer. The Radisson Royal Hotel is situated at the intersection of Moscow’s Kutuzovskiy Prospekt and Novy Arbat and is housed in a Stalinist skyscraper.

The hotel is rated five-star for its high level of cleanliness, comfort, location, facilities, staff and the best value for money. The rooms in the hotel are styled with modern décor and classic-style furniture and offer stunning views of the city. The Radisson Royal Hotel is the place to stay when in Moscow.

The hotel offers chic room options such as Superior Room, Deluxe Room, Executive Room, Ambassador Suite, which are all fitted with modern amenities and facilities. The hotel also features elegant color which further gives it a classic feel.

Radisson Royal Hotel is located close to several places of interest within the city; the Kremlin is over 3 km away from the hotel while the Red Square is also over 3 km away. Guests can reach Evropeysky Shopping Centre which is about 800 m away from the hotel.

Guests can make use of the outdoor pool in the hotel to enjoy several laps of swimming.

The lounge/bar area is the ideal place for guests to relax and enjoy a drink after a long day. Guests will surely have a nice time in this particular part of the hotel.

The on-site hotel restaurant offers a wide variety of local and international cuisines.

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Hotel De Paris, Moscow

Bol'shaya Bronnaya Ulitsa, 23, стр. 3, Moskva, Russia, 123104 (show on map)
4.6
Hotel De Paris, Moscow
Expert reviews

“Steps from the hustle and bustle of Tverskaya, this is a delightfully stylish hotel tucked into a quiet courtyard off the Boulevard Ring. Situated on the lower floors, the rooms do not get much natural light, but they feature king-sized beds, whirlpool tubs and elegant design.”

Customer review rating
4.6 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Red Square
  • Great breakfast
  • Boutique style
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$120 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 23 Bld Bolshaya Bronnaya Street, in the Presnensky district of Moscow, this four-star hotel is the definition of luxury and style. The hotel offers room and accommodation options for visitors and tourists in the city looking for adventure and excitement.

The hotel features beautifully decorated and elegant rooms designed in Provence style with floral interiors. The hotel offers chic room options such as Superior Room, Standard Double Room, Deluxe Double Room, and Superior Twin Room.

The hotel offers a nearness to the city most famous attractions, and landmarks such as the famous Patriarshiye Ponds which are just a 7-minute walk away from the hotel, the Kremlin which is just a 20-minute walk away from the hotel and the popular Tverskaya Street is about 250 m away from the hotel.

The hotel also offers a proximity to major and busy transport systems such as the Belorussky Train Station which is about 2 km away from the hotel.

The nearest airport to the hotel is the Sheremetyevo International Airport which is some 35 km away from the Hotel De Paris.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, a minibar, electric kettle, and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The hotel offers a wide variety of European cuisines served at the hotel’s on-site restaurant.

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Swissotel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow

Kosmodamianskaya nab 52 bld 6, Moscow, Russia, 115054 (show on map)
4.6
Swissotel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow
Expert reviews
CNN review:

“The sweeping panoramas seen from the Swissôtel’s 27 cylindrical stories outclass those of the low-lying luxury hotels near the Kremlin. Floor-to-ceiling windows in every room add drama to the scene.”

Frommers review:

“This sprawling hotel and convention center, located in the historic Zamoskvorechye neighborhood, is one of the more comfortable places to stay in Moscow: it’s better for business travelers than tourists, though.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Moscow.

Telegraph review:

“Swissotel Krasnye Holmy is not only one of the tallest buildings in Moscow, it’s also one of the city’s best five-stars, featuring spacious and well-appointed rooms, an attractively modern design and typical Swiss hospitality in the shape of great restaurants, a spa and great service.”

Customer review rating
4.6 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Great views
  • Excellent service
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$158 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located in a prime location where it offers travelers and tourists in the city all the excitement and adventure they seek. The hotel is also the ideal place for guests in Moscow for business. The Swissotel Krasnye Hotel offers chic and stylish room options furnished with modern décor and features modern facilities.

The hotel is located in a beautiful district where many historic buildings and churches are located within a few walking minutes away from the hotel.

The Swissotel Krasnye Hotel guarantees comfort and luxury and will make sure that guests have a unique experience when in the city.

The hotel offers posh room options such as Corner Suite, Penthouse Suite, Panorama Room, Swiss Business Advantage Twin Room and Club Twin Room. The hotel suites come with executive club lounge access and other VIP facilities.

The hotel is located close to some notable places of interest such as the River Moskva which is just 100 m away from the hotel. The popular Zaryadye Park is about 2 km away from the hotel while the Red Square is only about 3 km away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The lounge/bar area is the ideal place for guests to relax and enjoy a drink after a long day.

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Hotel Metropol, Moscow

Teatral'nyy Proyezd, 2, Moskva, Russia, 109012 (show on map)
4.5
Hotel Metropol, Moscow
Expert reviews
Frommers review:

“This luxury Moscow hotel was built in 1901 by the Russian equivalent of John D. Rockefeller, the industrialist and art patron Savva Mamontov. Its very central location is right across from the Bolshoi and a few minutes’ walk to the Red Square.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Moscow.

Fodors review:

“Built between 1899 and 1903, Moscow’s most fabled hotel transports you back in a time—whether it’s the art nouveau facade, the opulent restaurants, the guest rooms with hardwood floors topped with Oriental carpets, or the antiques-filled suites.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Moscow.

Telegraph review:

“One of Moscow’s most renowned hotels, historically a haunt for kings, politicians and cultural luminaries. Metropol still oozes tradition and opulence in equal measure, and offers impeccable service, sumptuous rooms and a host of amenities including a top-end restaurant and spa.”

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Great food
  • Red Square
  • Boutique style
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$166 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located on Teatralny Proezd 2 in the Tverskoy district of Moscow, right in the heart of the city and located just opposite one of the most iconic places in the city, the Bolshoi Theatre. It is this excellent location that makes Hotel Metropol one of the most popular choices among tourists and travelers in Moscow.

The historic hotel has Art Nouveau-style rooms which have large windows, stylish chandeliers, and antique ornaments. The rooms and suites in the hotel are well furnished and adorned with modern décor. They also feature the use of elegant colors that gives the hotel a touch of style and class.

The hotel offers chic room options such as Double or Twin Room with Shower, Grand Superior Double Room, Junior Suite, Double or Twin Room with Shower, Deluxe Room, Grand Superior Double Room, Executive Suite, Grand Deluxe with Executive Lounge Access and Premier Suite with Executive Lounge Access.

The hotel offers proximity to other places of interest other than the Bolshoi Theatre; the Maly Theatre is just 100 m away, GUM Department Store is about 450 m away from the hotel while The Kremlin is 800 m away.

The rooms in the Metropol Hotel Moscow are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

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Hotel National, Moscow

15/1 Mokhovaya Str. Bld. 1, Moscow, Russia, 125009 (show on map)
4.5
Hotel National, Moscow
Expert reviews
Fodors review:

“If you seek historical splendor, assiduous service, and plenty of plush comforts, this 1903 landmark, the city’s most elegant hotel, is for you. For some capitalistic indulgence, you can stay in a two-room suite where Lenin lived for a time in 1918.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Moscow.

“Now operated by Starwood Resorts, this 1903 beauty occupies a prime location at the base of Tverskaya ul, just across from Alexander Garden. As such, some rooms have magnificent views of the Kremlin and classically luxurious.”

Frommers review:

“Lenin stayed at this hotel, and so did Trotsky. The hotel, owned by Le Meridien since 1995, opened in 1903 and has been the premier Moscow hotel ever since, in part because of its location, directly across the street from Red Square.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Moscow.

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Red Square
  • Boutique style
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$167 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 15/1 Mokhovaya Street in the lively Tverskoy district of the city, this five-star hotel gives the best of hospitality services. Fitted with modern facilities and latest amenities, guests are sure to have a satisfying stay in Hotel National Moscow.

The hotel offers chic room options furnished with stylish color and modern décor to create the ideal temporary home for tourists and travelers in the city. The National Hotel Moscow delivers quality service while the friendly and warm reception from the staff will make guests feel even more at home the moment they step into the hotel premises.

The hotel offers accommodation options such as Junior Suite, Classic Room, Classic Single Room, Kremlin Suite, Junior Suite, and Studio. The Kremlin Room provides a stunning view of the nearby Kremlin while the Presidential Suite is fitted with VIP facilities.

The hotel is located near some exciting and fascinating places such as the famous Red Square which is about 200 m away from the hotel, and the iconic Bolshoi Theatre which is about 200 m away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a minibar. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The hotel has a spa center that features a hot tub and a sauna. This is the perfect place for body treatment.

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Moscow

Tverskaya St, 3, Moskva, Russia, 125009 (show on map)
4.5
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Moscow
Expert reviews

“At the upper extreme is the Ritz-Carlton. Just steps from the Kremlin, the former Intourist hotel has 334 luxurious rooms.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Moscow.

Telegraph review:

“The Ritz-Carlton is one of the most luxurious hotels in Moscow, if not all of Russia. Rooms are immaculately furnished and indulgently comfortable, and facilities include several restaurants, a rooftop lounge and a comprehensive spa. The Kremlin, Red Square and other main sights are a short hop away.”

Customer review rating
4.5 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Red Square
  • Great facilities
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$517 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star luxury hotel is situated on 3 Ulitsa Tverskaya in the vibrant district of Tverskoy offering nothing but the best of hospitality services and facilities. The hotel provides comfortable living conditions for tourists and travelers in the city as well as a luxury lifestyle to go with.

The hotel rooms are large and spacious, as well as fitted with modern facilities. Ritz-Carlton Hotel rooms are well-furnished and adorned with modern décor while the furniture featured are of the finest and best quality.

The hotel offers chic room options such as Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Superior Double or Twin Room and Executive Suite with VIP facilities. Some suites in the hotel come with executive lounge access such as Carlton Suite and Club Level Room.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel is located in an excellent location where it offers guests a closeness to city landmarks and notable places such as the world-renowned Bolshoi Theatre which is a 3-minute walk away from the hotel and the Kremlin which is just 650 m away from the hotel.

The iconic Luzhniki Stadium is just 6 km away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The Ritz-Carlton hotel is the place for you to enjoy the best of Moscow.

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Hotel Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow

Balchug Street, 1, Moskva, Russia, 115035 (show on map)
4.4
Hotel Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow
Expert reviews
Frommers review:

“The view is as amazing as it used to be when the building held artists’ studios, but no doubt the rooms are much more luxurious. They are all large and comfortable, and come in several classy designs, with muted colors and rich fabrics.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Moscow.

Fodors review:

“Many of the stately and well-equipped rooms at this deluxe hotel, perched on the banks of the Moskva River, have extraordinary views of the Kremlin and Red Square.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Moscow.

Telegraph review:

“As the first international five-star hotel in post-Soviet Russia, the Kempinski has kept up with the competition via constantly renovated luxurious interiors, top-notch amenities and pristine service. The prime location across the river from Red Square and the Kremlin doesn’t hurt either.”

Customer review rating
4.4 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Red Square
  • Beautiful hotel
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$196 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located on 1 Ulitsa Baltschug in the Zamoskvorechye district of Moscow where it offers the best in hospitality services and facilities to guests and tourists. Hotel Baltschug Kempinski offers an unmatched and unrivaled level of hospitality throughout the city which makes one of the most popular hotels in Moscow. The hotel is located right in the heart of Moscow which makes it ideally located to several iconic and landmark areas in the city. The hotel is designed in a classic style which makes it even more attractive and further endears it into the hearts of visitors in Moscow.

The hotel offers chic room options such as Kremlin Suite, Executive Suite, Red Square Suite, Superior Room, Deluxe Room, Grand Deluxe Double Room, Deluxe Room, and Studio Suite which are all fitted with modern facilities and amenities. The hotel is particularly a favorite for couples – it makes for the ideal lodging place for a two-person trip.

The hotel offers proximity to interesting places such as the Tretyakov Gallery which is just a 12-minute walk away from the hotel and the Tsar Bell which is about 550 m away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

Hotel Baltschug Kempinski is the hotel to stay when in Moscow.

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Azimut Hotel Tulskaya, Moscow

Varshavskoye Hwy, 9, Moskva, Russia, 117105 (show on map)
4.4
Azimut Hotel Tulskaya, Moscow
Expert reviews
CNN review:

“The new Moscow branch of this Russian hotel chain is a gracious, relaxing haven just one stop outside the central metro line. Azimut is housed in a 19th-century textile factory, and maintains many features of the original design: exposed brick, vaulted ceilings and cast-iron columns.”

Customer review rating
4.4 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Boutique style
  • Speak English
  • Friendly staff
  • Modern rooms
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$57 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 9 Varshavskoe Shosse in the Donskoy district of Moscow, guests are sure to enjoy the quality services offered by the Azimut Hotel.

The hotel offers chic room and accommodation options fitted with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities. The hotel offers stylish non-smoking rooms conducive for a comfortable and satisfying stay. With the elegant color and beautiful furniture in the rooms, guests will quickly settle and love their room options.

The hotel offers room options such as Superior SMART Double or Twin Room, Large Junior Suite SMART Double and Standard SMART Double or Twin Room.

The Azimut Hotel Tulskaya is located near some important and fascinating places which makes it a favorite of tourists and travelers in the city. The Verkhniye Kotly MCC Station is just a 7-minute walk away from the hotel, which will give guests easy access to several destinations in Moscow.

The closest airport to the Azimut Hotel Tulskaya is the Domodedovo Airport which is about 38 km away.

The iconic Bolshoi Theatre is about 7 km away from the hotel while the popular Red Square is about 6 km away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a smartphone sound system, refrigerator, air conditioning and a comfy sofa. The rooms also come with a private bathroom with thoughtful touches such as free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

Enjoy the best of Moscow in the Azimut Hotel Tulskaya.

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Godzillas Hostel, Moscow

Bol'shoy Karetnyy Pereulok, 6, Moskva, Russia, 127051 (show on map)
4.3
Godzillas Hostel, Moscow
Expert reviews

“Tried and true, Godzillas is Moscow’s best-known hostel, with dozens of beds spread out over four floors. The rooms come in various sizes, but they are all spacious and light-filled and painted in different colours.”

Telegraph review:

“This upbeat, friendly hostel – Moscow’s largest and best-known – is located on a peaceful side street at the edge of the city centre. The cheerful interior offers a mix of cosy private rooms and dorms, and service is generally welcoming.”

Customer review rating
4.3 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Free coffee
  • Common area
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Great location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$11 per night
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All you need to know

Located on 6/1 Bolshoy Karetnyy Pereulok in the Tverskoy district of the city, this hotel is a definition of style and luxury. The hotel is located right in the heart of Moscow where it offers a closeness to the city’s most famous and attractive places. The hostel provides dorm-like rooms that feature warm, elegant but straightforward colors. The Godzillas Hostel is the epitome of class and luxury, with the comfort of guests guaranteed.

The hotel offers chic room options to tourists and travelers in the city such as Queen Room, Double Room, Single Room, Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm Room and 8 in 8-Bed Mixed Dorm Room. The hostel rooms come with shared bathrooms which are available in the hallway.

The hotel is situated in an excellent location where it offers guests a closeness to major tourist attractions and places of interest. The famous Bolshoi Theatre is about 20-minute walk away from the hotel while Tsvetnoy Bulvar is just a 5-minute walk away from the hotel. A wide variety of restaurants offering different cuisines and meals are within a 2-minute walk from the hotel premises.

The nearest airport to the hotel is the Sheremetyevo International Airport which is about a 30-minute drive away from the hotel.

Guests can easily make use of the shared kitchen to cook their meals.

The hotel provides other services, facilities, and amenities such as concierge services, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, airport shuttle, vending machines, safety deposit box, and heating.

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F.A.Q

What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Moscow?

Moscow is a cosmopolitan city and the capital of Russia located on the Moskva River in the western part of the country. It has several landmarks such as the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and State Historical Museum. Some of the best neighborhoods in Moscow are:

Khamovniki
Khamovniki is a former neighborhood with brick and textile factories and now is the home to several technology and advertising companies such as Yandex and Leo Burnett. It is replete with several restaurants, bars and trendiest cafes.

Vin Zavod/Artplay
Vin Zavod is one of the coolest neighborhoods in the city that is renowned for its book stores, cafes, theaters and art galleries. The area was once home to huge factories that produced wine and other products in the Soviet era. The city’s principal architect Sergey Kuznetsov is now intending to add miles of electric cars parking and bicycle lanes in the area.

Patriarch Ponds
Patriarch Ponds is a neighborhood that has sparse buildings and architectural structures but is the home to the city’s intelligentsia. It was home to Maksim Gorky and Mikhail Bulgakov and is a serene area with narrow streets around a beautiful pond.

Zamoskvorechye
Zamoskvorechye is a neighborhood that is a blend of old and contemporary city and it has several cafes, restaurants, and new businesses. The city is being considered to be transformed into a smart city with up gradation in its infrastructure.

Kitay-Gorod
Kitay-Gorod is a cosmopolitan neighborhood near the Kremlin that is home to a wide section of the society- artists, immigrants, wanderers and gamblers. The area is renowned for its nightlife housing several bars and clubs.

Which are the best hotels closed to the Red Square in Moscow?

If you're looking for a hotel close to the Red Square in Moscow, then try The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Hotel Baltschug Kempinski or Hotel De Paris. All have great customer review ratings.

Which Moscow hotel serves great breakfast?

Try Hotel De Paris if you're looking for a delicious breakfast at a hotel in Moscow. It has excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

How much does it cost to stay in a Moscow hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $60 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $100 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Moscow hotel then you can expect to pay around $220 per night.
About Moscow

Moscow is the capital city of Russia and also is the most populous city in Russia. Moscow is the most important city in the whole of Russia; it is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Russia. Russia ranks as one of the largest cities in the world on several indexes mostly in the top twenty regions. ‘The city is one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the world according to the Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index, one of the reasons for the presence of some of the best hotels and resorts in the world.

Moscow is the coldest megacity and metropolis on Earth and is home to some of the fascinating landmarks and architecture in the world; it is home to the Ostankino Tower which is the tallest free-standing structure in Europe and the Federation Tower which is the tallest skyscraper in Europe. The Moscow International Business Center is one of the most important financial centers in the world.

Other tourist attractions such as the Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin and the Bolshoi Theatre are some of the most famous landmarks in the city. The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is one of the most visited places in the city.

Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Moscow, Russia. If you like our list of bed & breakfasts, hostels and hotels in Moscow, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Vancouver or best hotels in Beijing.

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