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Moscow is a fascinating city to visit and a great one to see if you enjoy architecture, history, art, theater, and city parks. There are spectacular views to be seen all over Moscow, a historic city center with lots of attractions in walking distance, and an exciting nightlife scene that has a little something for everyone. Especially when it’s chilly outside, you’ll definitely want a warm, comfortable, and accommodating place to stay while you see the sights. So, here are some of the best hotels in Moscow to help you plan your trip.


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AZIMUT Hotel Tulskaya Moscow Night exterior view of AZIMUT Hotel Tulskaya Moscow
Night exterior view of AZIMUT Hotel Tulskaya Moscow

AZIMUT Hotel Tulskaya Moscow

This is a modern hotel in Moscow in a 19th-century brick building that offers uncluttered and unfussy accommodations for tourists. Standard, Superior and Junior Suites are available at affordable rates. This AZIMUT Hotel also has a restaurant and bar, parking, equipped working spaces, free Wi-Fi, and contemporary bathrooms with rain-style showers and baths. There is a Russian and English-speaking staff onsite, and specials are offered during football season, weekend getaways, romantic trips, and business trips. The Manufaktura restaurant serves European cuisine with a breakfast buffet for a fee daily from 7-11am on weekdays and 8am to noon on weekends. The lunch menu is unique every day, and room service is also available.

Lotte Hotel Moscow Night scene at Lotte Hotel Moscow
Night scene at Lotte Hotel Moscow

Lotte Hotel Moscow

The Lotte Hotel is an upscale option in Moscow with spacious rooms on Novinskiy Boulevard. It’s been open since 2010 and won many international awards since then. There are 300 rooms and suites onsite and two restaurants: OVO by Carlo Cracco for contemporary Italian cuisine and MEGUmi for modern Japanese cuisine. If you’re looking for something extra special, book the large 490-square-meters Royal Suite on the 10th floor. Onsite, guests will also find underground parking, a fitness club and pool, and the Mandara Spa for Balinese spa treatments. There’s also a lounge bar for cocktails and the terrace for summertime dining and spectacular views of the city.

Mercure Arbat Moscow Bright morning room at 
Mercure Arbat Moscow
Bright morning room at Mercure Arbat Moscow

Mercure Arbat Moscow

This modern boutique Moscow hotel is in the historical city center and a romantic option for couples traveling to Moscow. It’s located on an artistic and pedestrian-friendly street and has 109 rooms that are close to the local souvenir shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants. You’ll also be close to the international trade center and two metro stations when you stay here. Guests enjoy the fitness center, Wi-Fi access, library, infrared sauna, and restaurant and bar here. Three rooms are available for people with mobility challenges, and baby cribs are available upon request. The onsite restaurant is called La Promenade, which serves a breakfast buffet every day. Bar La Promenade is a great place to stop by for coffee, tea, or cocktails.

Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow Night room view at Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow
Night room view at Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow

Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow

You’ll be just a short walk away from the Bolshoi Theatre when you stay at this luxury five-star hotel in the heart of the city. This is also a good place to stay to visit local attractions, like the Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the luxury shopping malls of the city. This Hyatt hotel offers 208 rooms, including 29 spacious suites, that offer lovely views. There’s a 15-meter-long pool on the fourth floor, as well as a Finnish sauna, steam room, Roman bath, and juice bar. Onsite, you’ll also find a fitness center, business center, and Cafe Ararat, a restaurant that specializes in Armenian cuisine. The Quantum Spa & Health Club offers massages and body treatments here as well.

Metropol Moscow Grand exterior of Metropol Hotel Moscow
Grand exterior of Metropol Hotel Moscow

Metropol Moscow

Metropol Moscow is located in an impressive art nouveau style hotel that combines history, luxury, and modern travel. The rooms are decorated with antiques and beautiful paintings, with high-quality bed linens and detail-oriented touches. This is a good hotel to stay at if you have children because there are adjacent rooms connected by doorways. The rooms are equipped with all the amenities you’d expect from a luxury hotel, and there are various room and suite options available with both classic and modern looks. Breakfast is served daily in the Metropol hall with musical accompaniment, and the Chaliapin Bar is a nice place to get a cocktail before dinner. SAWA is the ground-floor restaurant that serves new Russian cuisine, and a tea service is held daily.

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

The Four Seasons in Moscow is in the heart of historic Moscow and near the Kremlin and the Red Square. This is a 1930s-era hotel that puts a new spin on old world glamour. There’s an onsite spa, the largest spa in Moscow, and a sun-lit lap pool here. The Four Seasons can also set you up with a personal tour of the Kremlin, a private figure-skating or ice-dancing lesson at Moscow’s Olympic Stadium, or a behind-the-scenes tour of the Bolshoi Theatre. For dining, Quadrum is the signature restaurant that serves contemporary Italian cuisine, Bystro serves contemporary Russian dishes, Amnis Café has healthy snacks and juice inside the spa, the Moskovsky Bar serves handcrafted cocktails, and the Silk Lounge offers teas, coffees, and meals. Guests here also enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and hair and nail salon.

Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow Blue interior at Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
Blue interior at Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow

Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow

The Hotel Baltschug Kempinski overlooks the Moskva River and offers lovely views of St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Kremlin. It’s in an 1898 building with contemporary décor and 227 rooms, including 36 suites. The hotel is also home to the Baltschug Grill restaurant, Café Kranzler restaurant, 12 meeting rooms, a health club, beauty center, and lobby lounge bar. The spa area has a fitness center, pool, and a variety of massages and beauty treatments available.

The Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow Night scene at Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow
Night scene at Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow

The Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow

Moscow’s Radisson hotel is also a great place to stay for your trip, and it is also along the Moskva River. With an exquisite exterior and interior design, this hotel was opened in 2010 and is one of the largest hotels in the city. This hotel actually has its own fleet of yachts to get out on the river and explore the city from the water.

Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow Snow at Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow
Snow at Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow

Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow

Enjoy this high-rise hotel with views of the Moscow River when you plan your trip to Russia. It stands at 34 stories tall and has 234 guest rooms, including 28 suites. You can enjoy a buffet breakfast, a cocktail at the trendy City Space Bar & Restaurant, and organic cuisine at the Acapella Restaurant when you book a room here.