The most popular business hotels in Yekaterinburg range from historic jewels located in the center of the city to state-of-the-art hotels located near the city’s international exhibition center.
Most high-profile business travelers traditionally take up lodging in the Hyatt Regency Yekaterinburg. Photo: Hyatt Regency
Yekaterinburg regularly holds national and international events. As a result, eighty percent of tourists come to Yekaterinburg for business purposes. Below, we list the 9 hotels that business guests choose most often when they travel to Yekaterinburg.
Most high-profile business travelers traditionally take up lodging in the Hyatt Regency Yekaterinburg. It is a few minutes' walk from the main city square. This is the only hotel in the city with a conference hall that can accommodate more than 1,000 people. The hotel has 280 rooms, a spa and fitness center with a gym, sauna, hammam treatment, and Jacuzzi, as well as an indoor swimming pool with a sun terrace and panoramic views of the city, two restaurants and three lounge bars. The hotel can arrange tours of Yekaterinburg’s historical district and transport to Koltsovo Airport. Nightly rates range from $400 to $2150.
Ramada Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Koltsovo Airport and the Yekaterinburg-Expo International Exhibition Center, but is 9.5 km away from the center of Yekaterinburg, or 40 minutes away depending on traffic. The hotel is located near a lake and is surrounded by forest. The Ramada features a free spa with two swimming pools, sauna, and steam bath. In total, there are 156 rooms of different types ranging from Standard to Presidential Suite, 6 individual cottages ranging from 200 to 300 square meters, and 7 meeting rooms with multimedia equipment. Each cottage can accommodate up to 285 participants. Nightly rates range from $130 to $1075.
The business-oriented Atrium Palace Hotel provides four meeting rooms equipped with modern facilities accommodating from 14 to 200 people. A team of banquet managers helps organize events. There are 131 rooms total, ranging from Standard single rooms to Presidential Suites. The price includes breakfast (buffet), a sauna and fitness center, and parking. Nightly rates range from $120 to $1720.
International-class airport hotel Angelo focuses on business tourism. Its main drawback and at the same time its point of pride is its location. Angelo Hotel is just a short drive from Koltsovo Airport and is directly connected with it via a covered gallery. However, it is almost 16 miles from the city center, making a trip to the city a time-consuming journey. Angelo is ideal for short business trips related to the Expo International Exhibition Center nearby. The hotel features a convention center with a total area of 1710 square meters (with a maximum capacity of 610 participants), several meeting rooms, and 211 rooms with good sound insulation. Also, you’ll find a bar, restaurant, fitness center, dry cleaning, gift shops, a beauty salon, and massage services. Nightly rates range from $120 to $300.
Onegin Hotel is located in the center of Yekaterinburg, opposite Holy Trinity Cathedral. The hotel features a business center for conferences, a tour desk, ticket service, and a restaurant and lobby bar. In total, there are 142 rooms (standard, studio, deluxe). Nightly rates range from $100 to $260.
Park Inn is located within walking distance of the main business centers and shopping malls, as well as from the Opera and Ballet Theatre. It offers free visa support to foreign guests. Park Inn has 160 rooms, including 42 Business-category rooms. Guests have free use of the business center in the lobby, and meeting rooms can accommodate up to 90 people. Nightly rates range from $80 to $150.
For those who prefer to relax after a work meeting away from the noise of the big city, one suitable hotel is the Oktober. It is located in a quiet place near a park. The trip from the hotel to both the airport and the city center take about 20 minutes. The Oktober has two 75-person conference rooms, a 50-person classroom, and 64 rooms ranging in category from Standard to Deluxe Premium, a restaurant, a banquet hall, a 24/7 lobby bar, a beauty salon, and an air and rail ticket office. Services include: visa support, round the clock transport services, ordering and delivering flowers, theater tickets reservation, postal services, the delivery of medicines, an information desk, and a tourist guide service. Nightly rates range from $85 to $190.
The Ural Hotel business hotel is often chosen by politicians, actors, musicians, and foreign delegations for lodging. The Ural offers 53 rooms of European-level quality. There is a gym, dry and wet steam sauna, spa pool, herbal tearoom, a luxurious wine cellar and tasting room, and a small conference room. Nightly rates range from $85 to $150.
If you enjoy hotels that are also historical sites, it is worth staying at the Tsentralny, built in 1928. Famous guests include Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro, the famous theater director Vsevolod Meyerhold, and members of the Russian royal family. The hotel does not have a business atmosphere but is located in the center of Yekaterinburg and is considered to be legendary. Here, you’ll find 98 comfortable rooms of different varieties, ranging from Standard single rooms to luxurious apartments. It is always possible to book tickets, flowers, excursions, taxis, and find more information about the city. Guests also love the local buffet. Nightly rates range from $80 to $1800.