Hotel News

Owners Relieved at Sleepbox Success

Tverskaya's Sleepbox Hotel is a hit. "In the past two weeks we have seen a really good load with our capsules, sometimes reaching 100 percent," said Natalia Chernikova, who runs the capsule hotel at 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ulitsa, near Belorussky Station. She said the hotel had passed its first crucial test: no lines for the shared bathrooms.

Culture Hunters on the Trail of Historic Hotels

The Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya welcomes group tours guided by experts of the department of cultural heritage of Moscow. The hotel is taking part in City Exit (Vikhod V Gorod) for the second year. The building is one of Moscow's Seven Sisters, the skyscrapers in Stalinist style. It was completed in 1954 and reopened after restoration 2008.

Sheremetyevo's First Walkway Hotel

The Radisson Blu Sheremetyevo Airport Hotel will be the first with a direct walkway to the terminals. It is one of five new signings by Rezidor, a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, in the first quarter of 2013. Sheremetyevo International Airport serves more than 22 million passengers a year.

Check Out Where Lenin Checked In 

Marriott International plans to open its first hotel in Ulyanovsk, birthplace of Vladimir Lenin. The 135-room Courtyard by Marriott Ulyanovsk will operate under an agreement with LLC New City. It is expected to open in 2015.