Travelers researching a trip to the Russian Federation will, undoubtedly, feel directed toward Moscow and St. Petersburg, the country’s most visited destinations. It’s a little bit funny, a country nearly as big as Canada and China combined, is so virtually unknown as to be famous for two places only. People who have been to other Russian cities, such as Novosibirsk, Russia’s third largest city. Today we shed light from inside Azimut Hotels’ 14 floor business hotel there.
Located in Southwestern Siberia, on the banks of the fantastic Ob River, Novosibirsk is nothing less than stunning – amazingly different from Western perception about Siberia itself, a metropolis of enormous proportion. Founded just before the completeion of the Trans-Siberian Railway, the city takes its name from Saint Nicholas and then Tsar Nicholas II. Today’s Novosibirsk is a natural blend of Asian Russia tradition and history, atop 21st Century industrialism. Several of the Russian Federation’s largest and most important concerns call the city home. Siberian Food Corporation to RATM Holding, this part of the country is as progressive as any in the European part of Russia. And, Azimut could not have picked a better locale for a business hotel.
Situated in the literal heart of Novosibirsk, Azimut Hotel Siberia is minutes from everything of interest in the city. The State Academic Opera & Ballet Theater, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, and many of the city’s banking, shopping, and entertainment, as well as the city’s industry headquarters, are only moments away from Azimut. The hotel is as suited to the budget family traveling as it is the small business convention. Dining, rooms, and all the amenities range from the Spartan to luxurious, as the image below of the restaurant indicates.
The hotel offers exclusive conference and meeting venues, and all the typical amenities one would expect from a world class business hotel such as; 24 hour reception, concierge, free WiFi, taxi service, parking, banquet hall, restaurant, and bar, among the many more. As for Novosibirsk itself? Well, not all Western perceptions are totally off, this is, after all, Siberia. Winters here can be demanding to the extreme, it’s true, but Spring and Summer are a delight. As you can see by the image below of the Orb, guests at Azmut are thrilled the hotel has a cutting edge heating system.
For more information about Azimut Hotels, please visit the links provided. Alternatively, the reader can elect to visit the hotel group’s Facebook or Twitter feed, or perhaps their g+ page. To learn more about Novosibirsk, and the surrounding area, please be sure and visit the city’s official Chamber of Commerce website, the State Opera House official site . Azimut Hotels operates 11 Hotels in Russia and 15 hotels across the EU.
We leave you with the city in Summer, a lively contrast to the dead of Winter.