During a recent trip to the south-eastern part of Russia we decided to stay two nights in Vladivostok (Владивосток). I will probably write a separate blog post about the City of Vladivostok later.
In preparation of this trip we tried to find information about the area’s hotels which was quiet challenging. We found a few hotels via TripAdvisor or Google but the Azimut was the only one with an English language website which responded to our inquiry via email in a timely manner. As our flight into VVO (Vladivostok Airport) arrived around midnight we favored a hotel-arranged pick up for the 1 hour ride.
Actual flight was on time and the driver already waited outside. After about 1 hour driving time, partly through Vladivostok, we arrived at the hotel just to find out, that we were at the wrong building part. The Azimut has two different buildings and we got a description for a 10 minutes walk. Fortunately it was really not that far and we reached the entrance.
(All Picture taken next day.)
The Lobby was modern and looked nice but noise from nearby (night) clubs could be heard. Check-in was friendly and English was not a problem.
We got our room key and took the lift downstairs. The lobby is at the 7th floor, our guest room was on the 4th floor. The room key was worth its own picture:
The room itself was very basic BUT it was ok for the purpose of our stay.
Despite the advertisement on the hotel’s website, there’s unfortunately no WiFi in the guest rooms. Only the lobby area has WiFi. But don’t expect too much.
The hotel is in walking distance to the pedestrian area, old town, Vladivostok Railway Station and seafront.
We did not have time to enjoy the (in our rate included) breakfast.
We paid 4300 RUB per night plus 1800/1500 RUB for the taxi from/to the airport.