Travelers along the “Golden Ring of Russia” are waiting for a mandatory stop in the charming city of Ples. A quiet and peaceful Volga region once inspired the painter Levitan. Today, the entire historical part of the town has been turned into a large museum-reserve. It united the house-museum of Isaac Levitan, the Landscape Museum, the exposition “Art Crafts of the Ivanovo Region”, several exhibition halls and galleries. Ancient Orthodox churches have been preserved on the territory, and in the former noble estate of Milovka there is now a government residence. This is not accidental, because the local sports complex is gradually turning into a popular ski resort. The article presents the 13 best hotels in Ples, where they will be happy to receive guests of the city at any time of the year.
- 1 Guest house Vishneviy Sad
- 2 Apartment. On the Volga. Ples
- 3 “Levitan Inspiration” guest house with views of Mount Levitan
- 4 Guest House Noble Party
- 5 Voskresenskaya Dacha
- 6 House of Artist Charugin
- 7 Dom kuptsa Kalugina
- 8 Zolotoy Ples
- 9 Far cordon
- 10 Hotel Semigorye
- 11 Cozy house in a village on the banks of the Volga River
- 12 Санаторий Серебряный Плес
- 13 Sanatorium Lunevo on the Volga
The guest house is located in the historical district of the city “Zarechye” on the territory of the historical, architectural and art museum-reserve. For accommodation we offer: two-room apartments of the category “Suite”, a separate outbuilding consisting of two bedrooms and a living room in the style of Provence, “Linen Room” – the most romantic room of the hotel, completely decorated with natural linen fabrics. On the ground floor there is a Music Lounge. There is a grand piano, music in the evenings and a traditional breakfast in the morning.
“It’s so romantic to visit this small manor. Thanks to the calm atmosphere and hospitality of the hosts, the few guests of the house overnight become pleasant interlocutors. From the windows of the room offers a beautiful view of the Volga. It is very cozy and homely” Olga, Russia
On the first coastline near the Orthodox church is a two-storey old house with hotel apartments. The courtyard is entered, and the hospitable owner allows parking for free. Few hotels have such a convenient location. All the main attractions are within walking distance, from the house you can immediately go to the Embankment and walk along the Volga, visit Mount Levitan or the authentic coffee house S.P. Kuvshinnikova. All apartments are landscaped, they are modernly renovated, fully equipped kitchen.
“Very clean and tidy apartment. The staff provides service of the highest class. Despite the fact that there is no air conditioning in the room, it is not hot in summer. The stone walls of the old house keep cool and do not heat up quickly. Nearby are the Levitan Museum and the Landscape Museum” Sergey, Russia
Wooden two-storey holiday home is located in the private sector of Ples. It is built on Mount Levitan, so from the balcony you can clearly see the city itself, its surroundings, the Volga and its coast. Nearby there is a statue of the artist standing behind the easel. The hotel is in demand in summer and winter. Within walking distance is the exit to the ski slope. The nearest ski lift is Milovka, 3 km away. Hiking and cycling trails are popular in summer. It offers two bedrooms, a common living room, a kitchen, a spacious courtyard.
“Cozy beautiful house built in Russian traditions. You need to cook yourself, but literally a kilometer away are the restaurant “Chugunok” and the café “Shesh-besh”. We ate there. The view is beautiful, the owners are hospitable, provide free parking, rent bicycles” Igor, Russia
This one-storey holiday home is unanimously rated 10 points. Outside wooden and seemingly ordinary, it opens only inside. Here travelers are waiting for a considerable number of surprises. The building itself was built in 1870. The designer-designer combined three epochs in the interior at once – pre-revolutionary Russia with a stove and khokhloma, the beginning of the twentieth century with the Art Nouveau style, modernity with new finishing materials and the latest household appliances. There are 3 bedrooms for guests. There is a brazier in the courtyard with charcoal cooking facilities. The owners will help to organize fishing, horseback riding, excursion route to the sights.
“I advise you not to pass by. In this house, surrealism directly borders on reality. The living room has a heated stove on which you can warm your bones, and the next bathroom has heated floors. And such a sur in everything: in dishes, bedding, interior. Hosts feed breakfast» Maxim, Russia
It so happens that the hotels of Ples are guest houses. Another pleasant corner in all respects is located inside the charming garden. This is the “Resurrection Dacha”,in which travelers looking for peace and solitude like to stay. It offers three bedrooms, a living room with a fireplace, a spacious kitchen-dining room, free parking, rental of ski equipment, scooters and bicycles. A shared breakfast is served in the morning, followed by their own meals. The owners live in the house next door. Upon prior request, they can buy and deliver groceries to the hotel.
“I do not advise you to refuse to deliver products. The hostess buys bread, cheese, milk and cottage cheese in the monastery shop, and others in the market, so always everything is fresh and without freezing. The house is very cozy, warm, kitchen utensils, dishes, stove – everything is there. At any time you can use the barbecue” Svetlana, Russia
A kilometer from the center of Ples is a unique mini-hotel “House of Artist Charugin”. Guests are waiting for a pleasant interior of a spacious living room, three bedrooms with bathrooms, a shared kitchen, a terrace. Free public parking is available near the house. In the courtyard of the hotel there is a barbecue. The owners provide tourist services, develop interesting routes themselves, invite experienced guides. Breakfast is not included in the price, it must be paid separately or cooked independently. There are several cafes within walking distance. In winter, lovers of skiing and skiing like to stay here. From here it is closest to get to the sports complex “Sweet Mountain”.
“Cozy cottage with all amenities. From the hall you can immediately go to the terrace, in the yard to fry kebabs. The hostess is very responsible and friendly, in touch 24 hours a day. You can come with several families, there is enough space for everyone» Irina, Russia
“House of the merchant Kalugin” offers accommodation in apartmentsdecorated in the style of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Here everything is imbued with the old way of life – good furniture with bronze fittings and handles, dishes, textiles. Household appliances of the company “Gorenje” are installed, which indicates a high degree of care of the owners about their guests. The hotel is located in a historic building. Free parking is available in the courtyard. The place of residence in the city center provides accessibility to any attraction.
“It’s even better than we originally thought. The room is decorated in chocolate and milk range. Everything is expensive and beautiful. On the one hand, the windows overlook the Volga, on the other – on the Cathedral Mountain. The owners are hospitable people, everyone is greeted as old friends. Upon arrival, we were treated to wine, light snacks, fruit, I was given flowers. It was very nice” Marina, Russia
Classic hotel “Golden Ples” is located in the city center. All rooms,except for the superior apartments, are decorated in a traditional style. For apartments, additional decorative elements were initially provided and a special design was developed. Many hotels in Ples serve breakfast, but there is no such service. A café serving homemade cuisine is nearby. Guests can also prepare their own meals using the shared kitchen. The hotel was chosen by skiers, tourists who prefer an active lifestyle, couples with children. all sights of the city are within walking distance.
“The living conditions and prices are more than suitable. It is a 5-minute walk to the centre. Nearby there is an inexpensive café, several shops. The hotel on each floor has a cooler with water, the kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, in the rooms – a mini-refrigerator and a kettle with utensils” Oleg, Russia
The original dacha “Far Cordon” is ideal for complete privacy. The house is located in the forest, where there are many mushrooms, near the village of Kochergino. It is decorated in the Scandinavian style, all zoning standards are observed. In front of the terrace there is a chang-bath, a brazier, outdoor furniture. The room inside has two levels. On the first there is a living room, kitchen, bathroom with shower. On the second – a bedroom. In winter, people come here to ski and take a steam bath in the cold. In summer, a pleasant stay in the hotel is accompanied by hikes for mushrooms and berries, as well as fishing (to the Volga to go 15 minutes).
“It’s an amazing place! A lonely house in the middle of the forest and a path leading to the nearest civilization (village). I recommend everyone to visit the cottage to really relax from the hustle and bustle of the city” Mikhail, Russia
The country hotel is located on the banks of the Volga. This is a log tower, built and equipped in the Russian folk tradition. The main two-storey building with a mezzanine and several log cottages provide comfortable accommodation for their guests. On the territory there is a bath-SPA, there is an indoor pool, a chic restaurant, free parking and even its own ferry. Even the outdoor brazier is decorated in the form of a camping halt. A descent was built to the Volga in the form of a beautiful wooden staircase. Entertainment activities are regularly arranged for adults and children. In their absence, the little guests of the complex have fun in the games room.
“Lovely hotel, one of the best in the area. A very beautiful area, around a coniferous forest, alleys are laid in the yard, flower beds are planted, benches are installed. The restaurant is also on top – a good menu, quality food, attentive service» Elena, Russia
The house,which has everything you need for recreation, is located on the banks of the Volga. There is its own access to the water. This is convenient for fishermen or ice skaters in the winter. To accommodate guests, there are two large beds in the bedroom and a sofa in the living room. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances, dishes, dining area. Free parking is available in the courtyard. The garden has a barbecue area. Guests can sunbathe on the terrace. From the house and from the yard there is a magnificent view of the Volga, along which passenger, pleasure and cargo ships pass. The city can be reached by river taxi.
“The holiday was wonderful, including thanks to this house. We stopped for a couple of days to catch our breath from the tour-rich journey. I had to stay for at least a week. Next time we will definitely do so” Victor, Russia
Not only private hotels are ready to accept guests. The Volga coast in Soviet times was built up with all sorts of sanatoriums and boarding houses. Today, they are finding a second life after reconstruction and improvement of infrastructure. “Silver Ples” today is not just a sanatorium of regional importance, but a real SPA resort. The fund offers spacious rooms from economy class to suites. The medical center provides professional services for the recovery and prevention of the body. Restaurants and bars serves the usual European food. Breakfast is included in the room rate and is served in buffet style. A comfortable swimming pool is available for every guest of the sanatorium. The SPA center is equipped with sauna, hammam, jacuzzi. There is a tennis court, a gym, a children’s playground. In winter, the ice rink is flooded.
“We enjoyed the rest in the sanatorium “Silver Ples”. There are many places for walks and sports, the SPA offers good treatments. Course for treatment can be purchased on arrival. Cooking classes are held regularly. We learned how to bake pancakes outdoors. It was fun and delicious” Tatiana, Russia
The main building of the sanatorium is located on the banks of the Volga river surrounded by coniferous trees. The territory is well-groomed, paths are laid everywhere, gazebos are installed. Equipped with a private beach. The building has a games room for adults, a library, a souvenir shop. Children can play on the outdoor playground with swings and carousels. 3 meals a day are provided in the main restaurant. There is an à la carte grill bar on site. Entertainment parties and sightseeing tours are organized.
It is difficult to judge which of the hotels is preferable to stay. Someone likes solitude more, and someone noisy company of strangers. Judging by the tourist infrastructure of the Volga region, today the guests of Ples are provided with the best conditions for living and recreation, and the hotel service in each of the proposed options is at a high level.