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Akademicheskaya Hotel

Donskaya St., 1, Moscow 119049, Russia
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Stuttgart
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This hotel has 2 big advantages: central location- metro and Leninsky avenue, and money return is you leave earlier. It is very close to many attractions such as Gorky park, Tretyakov gallery, etc. I was here about 30 years ago and found in fact very little changes, it looks like oasis of old Soviet era: the same rooms, furniture, bath,... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

If you are looking for a hotel that has quite good transport connection (nearby Metro Station) and you are not ready to spend a lot of money this could be good choice for you. I have been in Moscow in that moment for a business, and due to large international Fair all hotels I usually use have had sky-high pricing,... More 

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Assen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Stayed here on business, with my Russian host paying, so cannot judge value for money. Positive: good shower, good air conditioning, close to metro stop, acceptable restaurants in the area, reasonable sound insulation (on eleventh floor at back side). Negative: bed worn out (springs of mattress poking into your body), carpeting completely worn out and "sticky", ventilator in a hidden... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The positive sides about the hotel are its location (2 minutes from the metro) and panoramic view if you are at the higher floors. The negative sides are, the old-fashioned furniture, poor breakfast options, bad internet connection, and expensive room rates when compared to overall experience. I found the hotel staff nice, and the air conditioner in the room was... More 

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

I have decided to refresh my memory on USSR time - usually I booked this hotel (it was not easy for the time) in 80-th when travelling abroad from my home town Novosibirsk. I should say, that almost nothing changed - very slow receiption stuff with half working card terminal, terrible restaurant with falsified red french wine and extremely hard... More 

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London
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121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This started out as a ver positive review until I checked how much they were charging. Its a 3-4 star hotel, maybe a good 3 star is the best description, no complaints, except at 6600 RUB per night I would have expected a bit more. If I has paid sa4 3500-4500 RUB per night I would be very happy with... More 

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Udine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

The cordiality and availability of the staff unfortunately does not compensate the overall impression. The hotel is pretty old: very old (horrid) bathroom w. a bath and plastic curtain, shabby chair, dirty mocquette (the rest of the furniture including the bed was fine). Very thin walls and doors so you can hear TV and phonecalls of your neighbors. So are... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

I hope never to darken the doors of this dreary hotel again. It is expensive for what it is, and comfortless. Curtains that don't keep the light out or even cover the whole of the windows, small mean bathroom (this was in a suite), non-functioning air conditioner, no minibar, no means of making tea or coffee, though they did give... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2010

I've selected the Academicheskaya hotel for its great location (withing the Sadovoye ring, minutes from the subway and the Gorky Park) and reasonable price (reasonable for the expensive Moscow city, of course). My room was at 11th flour. I stayed at the hotel for three days, for one day the elevator didn't work. It was quite problematic to catch a... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2009

I was booked here by the University I was visiting. The rooms were clean and liked that it had a small fridge as you must only drink bottled water. They only offer singles with very small beds. I found them sufficiently comfortable, but one travel companion noted that his was unbearable in his room. The breakfast had some variation during... More 

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