88/8 Airport Street, Novosibirsk, +7 383 200 1 200, nchotel.ru
24 hour room service
Cable TV for 60 channels, DVD players, mini bars
Airport/train station transfer at guest’s request
One of Novosibirsk's gems, Nord Castle is described as a "luxury boutique hotel", with a very good quality spa and wellness centre, indoor pool, fitness centre, and free wifi.
Rooms are air conditioned and spacious, with balconies overlooking one of the city’s most beautiful pine forest in the city, Zayeltsovskiy Bor.
The Nord Castle attracts a high number of returning guests, who come both for business and pleasure. The restaurant, with a nice summer terrace, offers a good selection of Russian, French and Mediterranean dishes, and boasts an an extensive wine collection.
Recommended for those wanting a little style to a railway stopover in the Siberian capital. Close to ‘Severniy’ private aviation airport, ‘The Nord Castle’ is only 15 minutes taxi drive to the city centre bustle.
It is only a kilometre away from the Siberian Exhibition Fair and 3 km from the home of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra.
Pictures: Nord Castle Hotel
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