Must see hotels in Golden Ring

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    Petrov Dom

    Vlad and Lena offer three nicely furnished rooms in their wooden dacha-style house with a lovely garden on a quiet side street. It's a great option for…

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    Skvorechnik

    At this 'Birdhouse' you may not want to leave the nest. Six artfully designed rooms are fitted with natural materials (wood, cotton, Kostroma linen),…

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    Art Hotel

    Double rooms and cottages are set amid flowering gardens with pet rabbits, with an on-site art gallery and banya (available at extra cost); interiors are…

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    Volga-Volga

    A large wooden building resembling a traditional Russian gingerbread cottage and perched on the slope of a deep ravine leading to the Volga, with…

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    Surikov Guest House

    This 11-room boutique guesthouse is positioned at a particularly picturesque bend of the Kamenka River across from the walls of the Saviour Monastery of…

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    Yaroslavna

    For a taste of country life, try this resort on Lake Nero 7km south of Rostov-Veliky. Pine-log cabins contain duplex doubles; the 'family' cottage (from…

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    Ioann Vasilyevich

    If you don’t mind a Soviet spy or a medieval tsar staring at you from the wall when you wake, here's your chance to immerse yourself in Russian cinema…

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    Kuptsov Dom

    A central location just off Volkov pl and elegantly decorated rooms with white furniture and light floral wallpaper make this new hotel in a historic…

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    Gallery Guest House

    Each of the seven en-suite rooms at this lovely B&B are decorated in a different palette of warm hues, with natural-wood walls and hand-painted furniture…

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    Pushkarskaya Sloboda

    This attractive riverside holiday village has everything you might want for a Russian idyll, including accommodation options in traditionally styled log…

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    Romanov Les

    Towns in the Golden Ring are surrounded by deep forests, but few travellers ever venture outside city walls. About 30km from Kostroma, off the road…

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    Yablonevy Sad

    This stylishly designed, boutique izba (log house), which sleeps six to eight, is built around a tiled hearth and set in a garden. Three en-suite bedrooms…

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    Voznesenskaya Sloboda

    Perched on a bluff with tremendous views of the valley, this hotel has one of the most scenic locations in the area. Outside is a quiet neighbourhood of…

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    Old Street

    A heritage house on the main street has been transformed into a plush little hotel that gets rave reviews from guests. We counted seven pillows topping…

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    Chastny Visit

    Occupying a prime spot on the edge of a spectacular Volga-facing bluff, this sweet wooden cottage with country-style rooms filled with antiques – some…

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    City Hostel

    Modern and stylish – light-coloured wood abounds – this hostel is in brand-new digs in a quiet but central location. Accommodation is in bunk or twin beds…

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    Hotel YurLa

    Tastefully fitted rooms and a location right on the Volga make this an appealing choice for an overnight in Rybinsk. Spend the extra R300 to get a…

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    Ya-Hotel

    This very modern multi-floor hotel is one of Kostroma's newest, and the location down the street from Susaninskaya pl can't be beaten. There's 24-hour…

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    Guesthouse Usadba Surikova

    This little B&B a few minutes' walk south of the kremlin is neat as a pin and cute as a button. Attentive host Alexander provides a filling, homemade…

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    Hotel Modern

    With a central location in a heritage-listed building on a quiet street, and 14 modern and comfortable (even if somewhat bland) rooms, Hotel Modern offers…