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Arbat House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Skatertny Lane, 13, Moscow 121069, Russia (Formerly Melody Hotel)
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Ranked #91 of 248 hotels in Moscow
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great location. Walking distance to Arbat Mall, the Kremlin. Metro close by. Clean tidy hotel. Staff speak some English. Rooms small but everything works and is clean.free wifi. A reasonable priced hotel for Moscow.

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27 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best part of this hotel: the quiet neighborhood, but 10 minute walk to the Arbat metro. The rooms are reasonably spacious, the wi-fi works at good speed. Shower-bath has modern fixtures. Closet is minuscule, old fashioned perpendicular rod. Restaurant unusually good, with very good breakfasts. Beware of front desk: we ordered a cab for departure, confirmed that order 3... More

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143 reviews 143 reviews
61 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We arrived in Moscow from Siberia, and had some trouble locating the hotel. I found it easier to find once I recognized the Ghana flag on the embassy across the street. The room was small but OK for us. It was clean and quiet. There was free wi-fi. The bathroom, halls, and lobby were not air-conditioned in the summer heat,... More

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Lisse, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The hotel is well located in the centre of Moscow. Walking distance (15 min) to Kremlin and Red Square. Breakfast was in the Italian Restaurant next to the hotel. (BBCafe) The breakfast was very simple, but i recommend to have dinner in BBCafe! Rooms are cozy but not very big. Good enough for me to stay 3 nights.The hotel is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

As this was the first hotel we stayed in We were unsure what to expect, we were joining an Intrepid tour. Room was so hot couldn't turn heating of so used air-conditioning luckier than other travellers who couldn't use this as no remotes. Hotel is well located, we found the staff very unfriendly and unhelpful, surely it was evident that... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This hotel is situated in the heart of Moscow-walking distance to Kremlin, Red Square and main places of interest in the centre of Moscow. Rooms are not very large but big enough, new furniture, minibar.They have De Lux rooms on the top floor that have panoramic window with a very picturesque view over Moscow. Every floor looks different.The lobby is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed at the Arbat House for three nights in April. The hotel has a few short comings, my room was a bit dark and small. But generally this is an excellent hotel for the price and location. The sites are in easy walking distance. Moscow hotels are basically one huge rip off, but this is good. Wi-fi is now... More

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Odessa, Ukraine
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Expect the hotel staff to lose your booking, same-same breakfast every day, and very basic breakfast at that, smallish rooms with occasional hairs on bed sheets - and outrageously high prices. Now, disregard all of that, since every Moscow hotel save the most high-end ones have similar shortcomings. Arbat House is excellently located, cost less than other hotels in the... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We recently stayed in this hotel & had been worried by some reviews on this site. However we needed not have worried. This is a classic Russian hotel, newly refurbished with a lot of character. It was clean, beds comfortable, no nosier than normal hotels, friendly staff & breakfast really good. Well located for central walking tours.

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in freezing Moscow for 4 days during January and chose Arbat House hotel due to a last minute offer. Small but clean room, nice breakfast, helpful and polite staff, very good location considering that its 10 minutes walking distance from city centre and 5 minutes from the metro station.

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Address: Skatertny Lane, 13, Moscow 121069, Russia (Formerly Melody Hotel)
Location: Russia > Central Russia > Moscow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Arbat House Hotel 3*
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