Best hotels & accommodations in Moscow

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


Our recommendations

Best cheap hotel in Moscow: Hotel Sultan 5 on Belarusskaya

Best boutique hotel in Moscow: StandArt Hotel

Best luxury hotel in Moscow: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Moscow

Best hostel in Moscow: Netizen Hostel

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Swissotel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow

Reccomended by:

CNN, Frommers, Telegraph

127 euro 113 gbp 158 usd 16748 jpy 123 cad 123 aud 1237 hkd 208 sgd 148 chf 1003 cny 1303 sek 954 dkk 1230 nok

Hotel National, Moscow

Reccomended by:

Fodors, Lonely Planet, Frommers

135 euro 120 gbp 167 usd 17702 jpy 130 cad 130 aud 1307 hkd 220 sgd 156 chf 1060 cny 1377 sek 1008 dkk 1300 nok

Hotel Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow

Reccomended by:

Frommers, Fodors, Telegraph

158 euro 141 gbp 196 usd 20776 jpy 152 cad 152 aud 1534 hkd 258 sgd 184 chf 1244 cny 1617 sek 1183 dkk 1526 nok

Hotel Metropol, Moscow

Reccomended by:

Frommers, Fodors, Telegraph

134 euro 119 gbp 166 usd 17596 jpy 129 cad 129 aud 1299 hkd 219 sgd 156 chf 1054 cny 1369 sek 1002 dkk 1293 nok

Godzillas Hostel, Moscow

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

8 euro 7 gbp 11 usd 1166 jpy 8 cad 8 aud 86 hkd 14 sgd 10 chf 69 cny 90 sek 66 dkk 85 nok

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Moscow

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

418 euro 372 gbp 517 usd 54802 jpy 403 cad 403 aud 4048 hkd 682 sgd 485 chf 3282 cny 4265 sek 3122 dkk 4027 nok

Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow

Reccomended by:

Fodors, Frommers

170 euro 151 gbp 211 usd 22366 jpy 164 cad 164 aud 1652 hkd 278 sgd 198 chf 1339 cny 1740 sek 1274 dkk 1643 nok

Azimut Hotel Tulskaya, Moscow

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46 euro 41 gbp 57 usd 6042 jpy 44 cad 44 aud 446 hkd 75 sgd 53 chf 361 cny 470 sek 344 dkk 444 nok

Hotel De Paris, Moscow

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

97 euro 86 gbp 120 usd 12720 jpy 93 cad 93 aud 939 hkd 158 sgd 112 chf 762 cny 990 sek 724 dkk 934 nok


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 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 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 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.

Also check out our travel guide about the best areas to stay in Moscow.

What is the best boutique hotel in Moscow?

You like some luxury but don't like the famous chain hotels. If you're looking for the best boutique hotel in Moscow, you should check out StandArt Hotel. It's a very cool hotel that has been highly recommended by travelers and experts.
Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Moscow, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels in the city.

What is the best luxury hotel in Moscow?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Moscow, then go for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Moscow. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it.
Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Moscow, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in the city.

What is the best budget hotel in Moscow?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Moscow, then book Hotel Sultan 5 on Belarusskaya. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Check out our shortlist of the best cheap hotels in Moscow as well.

What is the best hostel in Moscow?

If you're looking for a great hostel in Moscow, then you should check out Netizen Hostel. The hostel has magnificent reviews by backpackers, it has been recommended by well-known travel experts and it's in a good location. Also check out our list of the best hostels in Moscow.

Which are the best hotels close 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.

What are the best things to do in Moscow?

Moscow: Kremlin & Armory Tickets with Introductory Tour. Save your time and energy, skip the long lines to the two most important museums of Moscow. Explore the Kremlin and the Armoury Chamber at your own pace after a 30-minute introduction tour. Price: $54.

Moscow Metro Tour. With an expert guide, visit five of the Russian capital’s celebrated stations built during the Soviet period as you learn how the lavish, subway Moscow architecture was designed to express a bright, bold new Soviet future. Price: $39.

Moscow: Soviet Shooting Tour + Optional Military Van Pick Up. Learn to shoot iconic Soviet military weapons under professional supervision. Try the legendary AK-47, the famous Yarygin pistol and the powerful Dragunov sniper to complete your training. Price: $159.

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About Moscow

Moscow is the capital city of Russia and also is the most populous city of Russia. Moscow is the most important city in the whole of Russia; it is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Russia.

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.

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