Krasnaya Polyana

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Polyana Grand Hotel

This luxury resort hotel occupies a large and scenic territory between Achipse river and Psekhako ridge, 1 km away of Esto-Sadok residential area. 5-star facilities include rooms and villas. Restaurants, spa-center and conference facilities are excellent for organizing official events here, or just for deluxe leisure. Russian President's residence in Krasnaya Polyana is located next to Polyana Grand Hotel's fence.

SLEEP   —  Achipsinskaya street 16

Anton Tammsaare museum

Anton Hansen Tammsaare (1878-1940) is an Estonian famous writer. He spent 7 years living in Krasnaya Polyana for medical treatment reasons. The exposition inside his former house includes personal belongings, books, photos, homeware, traditional crafts, folk instruments, and documents, illustrating also the history of Estonian settlers in Krasnaya Polyana.

SEE   —  Tammsaare str., 86


Roza Khutor

The biggest ski-resort in Russia was in the epicenter of Olympic Games in mountain cluster Almost 100 km of ski slopes with maximum of 2320 meters of altitude. <p>One elevation only is 950 rubles, ski-pass for a day is 1850 rubles on the weekdays and 2150 rubles on weekends (winter 2015) and 10-15%cheaper if bought in advance through intrnet.

DO   —  Olympiyskaya, 35

Gala Plaza

49 rooms hotel, conveniently located right near Krasnaya Polyana's highest chairlift, few steps from future Alpika Service train station and in the heart of Olympic mountain cluster. The other side of this coin is much of construction works around.

SLEEP   —  Olympiyskaya street 22


Park Inn

Located in the heart of the Alpine Ski Resort Development, serves as the perfect base for exploring Russia's most popular skiing destination. Services include a fitness centre, restaurant and bar, ski storage area and lobby lounge and bar.


Peak Hotel

97 comfortable rooms and villas, one of the first Krasnaya Polyana hotels, shuttle transportation is needed for getting to any chairlift. Away from construction works, what is a real advantage during the preparation of 2014 Olympics.



Greenwood night club

Krasnaya Ployana's most odious bar and disco-club. Has a large dancefloor, has guest DJs from Moscow and St. Petersburg, regular show programs. Has a restaurant and one can play snooker. Usually crowded in the winter season.

DRINK   —  +7 8622 33-85-46 —  Esto-Sadok, 11

Tatyana Alpik

Located at the foot of Aigba ridge, close to Mountain Carousel cable-car. 26 rooms, Finnish sauna, comfortable bar, Russian cuisine restaurant, and the only professional bowling facility in the area.

SLEEP   —  +7 8622 439-000 —  Esto-Sadok


Achishkho

Caucasian and Russian cuisine. Dishes are prepared at charcoal grill, tandoor, and Russian stove. There is an indoor hunter-style decorated dining area and few riverside pavilions outdoor.


Gazprom ski resort

The northern ski resort and located on Psekhako mountain slopes. 11 cables, and 18 ski slopes and 5 of them are available to ski in the nighttime. Skipass is 1700-1900 rubles (winter 2015)

DO   —  +7 8622 90-29-02 —  Map

Atmosphere

Cosy and stylish restaurant of French, Russian and Caucasian cuisine, with live music and nice decor. The place is famous for its chief cook, who is from Chamonix, France.


Mountain garden apiary

You can learn a lot about Caucasian bees and products such as honey, propolis, pollen, royal jelly, taste and buy the local organic products from the producers.


Vertical

A 3-star 6-floor hotel with a roofed swimming pool, restaurant and other facilities. Offers various sport and leisure programs, including heli-ski.

SLEEP   —  +7 8622 43-9192 —  Esto-Sadok, 141

Polyana

Good restaurant of Mediterranean and Russian cuisine. Has its own trout pool. There is a cheaper canteen with this restaurant, open before 6PM.


Aibga

This 3-star hotel offers 22 rooms, swimming pool (in summer only), cafe and bar, sauna. Transfer arrangements and car rental are possible.

SLEEP   —  +7 8622 66-20-02 —  Esto-Sadok, 146

Heli-Ski

The office is in the hall of Golden Tulip hotel. The company has 2 helicopters for groups up to 4. Price is 110 000 rubles for 2 days.

DO   —  +7 928 44 55 33 9 —  Map

Dikanka

Works as a cafe in daytime and turns into a night club after evening. Has a free transfer to Esto-Sadok and Krasnaya Polyana


Mountain Carousel

Cable cars work 09:00 AM to 6:30 PM. Ski-pass for a day is 1800 rubles. There is an abservation desk during summer on the


Rai Ski Domik

An Alpine-style guesthouse having 10 comfortable rooms, with a Caucasian restaurant, karaoke and free wi-fi.


Bowling

Professional 2-lines bowling, a 12-feet table for Russian billiard and American pool.


Trikoni

A bustling bar, which acts as an Alpine proriders' and instructors' headquarter.


Mountain Skit Hostel

A hostel offering the most budget accommodation in Krasnaya Polyana.

SLEEP   —  Achishhovskaya str. 8

Dom Aborigena

Inexpensive lodge, consisting of two houses.


Aibga ridge

SEE   —  Map

Freeride

BUY   —  Michurina 1/1

Honey

BUY   —  Map

About Krasnaya Polyana

The climate is vastly changed by the mountains covering Krasnaya Polyana and making its winter warm, soft and comfortable. July has average highs of +23.2C (73.76 F) with maximums going as high as +40 C (104 F). Average temperature in January is +0.4 C. Snow cover can reach height of about a meter. Plants in surroundings vary from sub-tropical to alpine.


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