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Vanilla Bed and Breakfast

Bol. Kozikhinskiy pereulok 4, Moscow 123104, Russia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We did not notify the owner about our time of arrival, and were left wondering on the streets for half an hour where the B&B was until we asked someone from a cafe where it was and they told us it was next to the art gallery. There is no sign on the door, no way of telling it was... More 

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Queens, NY
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I booked this place for an overnight as I had a 22 hr layover in Moscow. I wanted a place that was clean and comfortable and would not give me any fear of bedbugs or robbery. I intentionally stopped staying at hostels years ago (I.e. When I turned 30) due to these developing fears in my old age. I figured... More 

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Vanilla b, Manager at Vanilla Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guest, I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. It's always sad to us to read negative experiences. Especially if we do our best to make you happy. Our location is easy to find for most of the guests, we're 5 minutes from metro and very detailed directions with photos are sent by email. The cafe next... More 

Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

First off, the good: Excellent location, not just for walking to sights, but also for metro, post office, supermarket etc. Excellent email responses. Sent superb instructions for finding it. Very fast, free wifi Free laundry Staff guy speaks great English Not so great: Room was hot and stuffy with no fan or AC Although room was large enough, kitchen common... More 

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Don't over expected, this is a budget friendly place with decent amenities nothing exceptional. Good points about the hotel: 1) Close to Tverskaya Street. 2) Place was clean and basic toiletries were provided. 3) Rooms were properly heated. 4) Convenience store and decent restaurants closeby. Things we didn't like: 1) It is a bit of walk from the metro station... More 

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Marcon, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Although Moscow is very big, businesslike city, it has places like Vanilla with home atmosphere and friendly staff. As a designer I liked combination of old antique furniture with simple IKEA items. In this place it's easy to relax after long day in town. I recommend this place to young tourists and backpackers.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

My sister and I really enjoyed our stay at Moscow. Vanilla bnb is small place with 4 rooms. All rooms are for 2 people, so it's not overcrowded like with other hostels. The staff is very friendly, our room was tidy and comfortable, very clean and big. Area is very safe even in the night. It's surprising that shops in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Shabby rooms, poorly upkept (though spotlessly clean!) Breakfast consists of make your own with stuff left in the kitchen (not at all made clear upon booking). Location excellent - but consider what you can get by staying even a mile or so further out before booking to stay here. Also, the person looking after the B&B refused us paying by... More 

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Nice and quiet location, although hard to find (no signs). English speaking staff. Free wifi (reasonable fast). Includes breakfast, but only toast with butter and coffee/tea. Shared bathroom, toilet and kitchen. It's possible to wash clothes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Great location, very safe area, close to main street Tverskaya. Clean room and very big. Bathroom is clean too, has everything you need. I like the idea of self-made breakfast in the morning. Internet stoped couple of times, but overall its good.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Moscow has changed a lot in the past few years. After my last trip here in 2008 I should admit that it is much more modern now. I traveled with business purposes, but wanted to stay in the center as it's very convenient. Vanilla bnb opened 2 years ago, so it's new and fresh. I chose it because of spacious... More 

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