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“Rip off costs for invitation letter” 1 of 5 stars
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Hotel Bulvar
1 Sretenka, Moscow 103045, Russia   |  
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Ranked #95 of 321 Moscow B&B and Inns
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“Rip off costs for invitation letter”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

I had the misfortune of stayng at this hotel for 2 nights in October. Despite the fact I was told it would be EUR 20 for two invitation letters which were necessary to obtain our visas, when I got to the hotel I was presented with a pre-authorised credit card slip with EUR 40. A lot of hotels in Moscow provide this service free of charge and others charge a lot less. Had we known of this extra charge, we would have chosen a better class of hotel. The toilet and shower were connected to macerators so anytime you flushed the toilet/had a shower, it was very noisy and as the walls were paper thin, you could hear everyone in the hotel doing the same. They told me the kitchen was being refurbished so there was only fried eggs or porridge for breakfast which they wanted you to have at their times not to suit you! The guy on reception spoke excellent English with an American accent and seemed pleasant until I started questioning his charges. The hotel was situated about a 25 minute walk to Red Square and 10 mins from Christie Prudue metro station. Taxis from SVO and DME take 45 mins-1 hour and cost 2000 RUBs. Take one of these to avoid all the aggro!

Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel Bulvar

Address: 1 Sretenka, Moscow 103045, Russia
Location: Russia > Central Russia > Moscow
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #95 of 321 B&Bs / Inns in Moscow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Bulvar is located at Moscow, Russia. It offers cozy hotel accommodations, all of which have air-conditioner, a plasma TV with cable, a telephone, and private toilet and shower. Some of its amenities include high-speed Internet access, dry cleaning/laundry, and massage service. While staying here, you can visit some interesting places like Bolshoy Theater, Kuskovo Estate, and The Kremlin. ... more   less 
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