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“Stuck in transition from dorm type hostel to 2 star hotel” 3 of 5 stars
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Knipovicha Ulitsa, d. 23, Murmansk 183039, Russia   |  
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Ranked #8 of 9 Hotels in Murmansk
Spb, Russia
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“Stuck in transition from dorm type hostel to 2 star hotel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

As you can see from the name of the hotel (sailor) it is related to the naval industries. It is owned and managed by the local shipping company. Many of the guests are still the sailors. It is used to be the dorm-hostel earlier and now it is in the process of transition to hotel + business center from dorm type hostel.

We had to stay in Moryak: there were no available double rooms + we did not have the budget for 2 single either in other downtown hotels.

I did not sleep well for the first night due to the combination of factors: white nights - it was already light at 5.30 in the morning and I did not close shades; doors and walls are too thin - elevator's door started banging early in the morning and my room was very close to it :-(

Second night we had to move from our demi-lux rooms on the 3rd to the 4th floor where they have only regular rooms. They started to paint frames in the hall of the 3rd floor with oil paint. My colleague is allergic to it and could not stand it. There has been no problem in exchanging and returning the difference between the classes of the rooms. The regular room is much simpler but I slept there better as it was away from the elevator and it has 2 doors.

I did not have a chance to have breakfast as first I was up when it was already closed and second - not open yet but there are several nice cafes around.

All rooms that I saw are satisfactory. All are different as they are constantly renovating and you could have new type of bed in one and the older one in the other and etc.

In general, price-wise it was ok but if you have higher budget - go for something else.

Room Tip: Elevator is noisy and walls and doors are thin, so you might want to consider to stay as far as poss...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Address: Knipovicha Ulitsa, d. 23, Murmansk 183039, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > Murmansk Oblast > Murmansk
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Ranked #8 of 9 Hotels in Murmansk
Number of rooms: 115

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