Overlooking mighty Ob’ River, The River Park is a renovated 3* hotel, now offering five different categories of accommodation in its 310 rooms: apartments, studio, standard, economy twin and economy.
Free wifi throughout, gym, sauna and swimming pool, beauty saloon, as well as a promise of ‘the best breakfasts in the city’.
The 'Il Faro' restaurant offers ‘a blend of European entrees and Siberian largesse’. The lobby bar, with comfortable sofas, never closes, there is also a summer terrace. There is a free shuttle bus service to the centre of Novosibirisk.
Pictures: River Park hotel
Military tests in minus 30C to check performance of equipment and personnel in toughest of conditions.
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