Hotel Flamingo Esto Sadok

The hotel with an unusual and memorable name “Flamingo” is comfortably located in a very picturesque place – the village of Esto-Sadok near Krasnaya Polyana – among the lush coniferous greenery of trees covering the mountain surroundings. Crystal clear air, silence, closed own territory – the hotel is suitable for everyone who wants to relax comfortably and inexpensively in a modern resort.

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Location and history

Especially enjoy the location of the hotel lovers of winter sports and entertainment. Krasnaya Polyana is one of the most developed mountain resorts in Russia. But the hotel is not in the village of Krasnaya Polyana,but two kilometers from it in the direction of the ski slopes – in the village of Esto-Sadok. Therefore, those living here do not need to spend extra time getting to the lift for a long time, because the cable cars and as many as three ski complexes “Mountain Carousel”, “Gazprom” and“Rosa Khutor”are located nearby.

The hotel is 40 km from Adler-Sochi International Airport and 48 km from the Black Sea coast.

Oleg, St. Petersburg: We love winter sports, especially skiing. In the hotel “Flamingo” we stay not for the first time. We come with our skis and equipment, in our car. Therefore, we appreciate that the hotel has a place to put the car and store our voluminous equipment. Free transfers to the mountain trails – do not spend on a bus or a taxi. In “Flamingo” is satisfied with the fact that the price is low, and the rooms are clean and comfortable, there is where to stay with a family or a large company. Breakfast is also good. There is a recreation area, sauna, billiards. When a wife and child do not want to ride, have fun in a water park or go to the movies – it is very convenient that you do not need to go far.

Rooms, services

The hotel offers guests a comfortable stay in a cozy atmosphere at any time of the year. It offers guests two buildings with rooms of different capacity, format and category – from a one-room economy option or studio to rooms with several rooms of the luxury category. There are also rooms for large companies.

14 rooms are located in the main 4-storey building and 30 rooms – in the new 5-storey building. All rooms are equipped with comfortable furniture, air conditioning, soundproofing, high-quality heating and modern appliances. All rooms also have coffee makers and kettles so that guests can relax in their room at any time with a cup of fragrant hot coffee or tea. Most of the guestrooms have magnificent panoramic mountain views.

The price includes breakfasts, which are served in the hotel’s café on the “buffet” system. But it is not necessary to be limited to breakfast. Those who prefer the combination of price and quality will appreciate the complex lunches and dinners with homemade dishes from our chef. The restaurant uses only fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as in the menu you will always find a large selection of drinks, cereals, meat, fish and other dishes.

The café hall is comfortably and unobtrusively decorated in calm, restrained colors. Here you can not only eat deliciously, but also just sit, chat with your friends, watch your favorite movie on the screen of a large plasma TV, as well as sing songs under karaoke.

If desired, you can use the barbecue area with barbecue, which is located directly on site. You do not need to go anywhere to have a picnic and have fun with your family or a friendly company in the fresh air.

Guests can rent all the necessary ski equipment right at the hotel. The hotel also has a large and warm place to store and dry skis and equipment and a separate room for drying clothes with a guarded entrance and exit. And in winter, the hotel provides a free shuttle service to and from the ski lifts several times a day.

At the same time, if you are still going somewhere to go by bus, then go to the nearest public transport stop in a leisurely step of about 5 minutes. Everything is within walking distance – a grocery store, a mini-market with a culinary department, a pharmacy and even a casino.

A free heated indoor pool is available all year round. It is convenient for both adults and children to swim in it, because the hotel took care of the guests and provided a safe gradual increase in depth. Employees monitor the comfortable temperature of water and air. Music plays in the pool hall, and the hall itself is equipped with a large panoramic window, comfortable sun loungers and a bench for childcare. On the floor non-slip coating.

After a day of active skiing and snowboarding, exciting excursions and other entertainment, we offer you to warm up in the Finnish sauna with expensive aroma oils and a font. After visiting the sauna, the best way to relax and unwind is to spend the evening in the relaxation room, tea with a samovar in front of the fireplace, play billiards or songs with karaoke.

You can always refresh your wardrobe using the services of our laundry, order tickets with delivery, buy a ski pass at a discount, buy an exciting excursion, order a transfer to Sochi or Adler.

If you like to travel by private car, the hotel has free car parking.

Maria, Moscow: This is the best combination of price and quality. The rooms are clean, spacious, cozy. Pleased with the room with a large panoramic window. The view of the mountains is super! The staff is friendly, I liked the attitude towards us. Excellent breakfast, varied and delicious, even better than in some Turkish hotels. Loved the location – away from the road, so quiet, but the nearest shops and cafes are only 5 minutes away. Impressions of living are the most joyful. We will definitely be back! There is parking for the car.

The small town of Esto-Sadok is part of the Krasnaya Polyana resort. This place is famous for its beautiful nature and clean mountain air, because the village is located on both banks of a picturesque river surrounded by majestic mountains. This beautiful place does not leave guests indifferent at any time of the year.

The village itself was founded by Estonian settlers in 1886. And now it attracts tourists with its incredible energy, surprisingly fresh air, whiteness and cleanliness, as well as delightful views of the mountains.

Rest for children

The Hotel Flamingo has a special warm indoor play area for children. We also provide children’s books, movies and music, various board games, puzzles. In the TV you will find separate children’s TV channels.

The village of Esto-Sadok itself is also suitable for families with children. They will definitely appreciate the water park, karting, bungee, carousel and cute playgrounds available in the town.

Children under 3 years old stay free of charge when using existing beds in the rooms. For a fee, the hotel provides baby cots on request.

In the café, where breakfasts, lunches and dinners take place, there are high chairs for the youngest guests.

Leisure and entertainment

Winter entertainment, ascents with the help of a funicular to the slope, snowboard and ski descents attract visitors to this place in the first place. Ski resorts offer the services of instructors, rental of equipment and equipment, cafes, bars, restaurants.

Tubing here can be enjoyed in winter and summer. In winter, the descent on the cotton candy takes place on dense snow, and in summer on an artificial surface.

Next to the main lift of Esto-Sadka there is a free ice rink, equipped with places for changing clothes and a skate rental point.

The Husky Center invites visitors to ride a sleigh and dog sled, visit an excursion where you will be told about the peculiarities of life of the peoples of the Far North, and enjoy communication with these cute and intelligent dogs.

In the shopping and entertainment center “Gorki Mall” there is the only water park in the entire resort area, where you can not only ride from the water slides, enjoy the jacuzzi, sauna and massage, but also relax on a real sandy beach or play with animators in various beach games.

Those who prefer active recreation can also play bowling here, and connoisseurs of billiards can play pool and Russian. There are slot machines for children. In the cinema of the shopping center you can watch all the movies of the new season. And if you forgot to capture at the resort any element of winter equipment or buy something from the products, then this can be done here.

In front of the shopping center “Gorki Mall” there is a large fair. This is the best place where you can look for and buy souvenirs for family and friends, ride a merry-go-round, take part in a competition and other pleasant activities and entertainment. All of them are available here every evening.

Well, if you are one of those who can not imagine a holiday without going to a nightclub, then you need to go straight to the entertainment complex “Sky Club & Concert hall”. It is the center of Esto-Sadka’s nightlife. It is open daily except Monday from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

A 10-minute walk from the hotel “Flamingo” is the casino “Sochi”, the center of the play area of Krasnaya Polyana, where not only professional players come, but also beginners, and on weekends there are competitions and prize drawings, concerts of stars of different sizes and show programs.

In summer, hikers will appreciate the many ecological mountain trails with breathtaking views. Depending on your interest and desire, you can choose a half-hour route or take a long walk for several hours.

The evening can be spent walking along the beautiful promenade, along which the main restaurants, cafes and shops are located.

Excursions and attractions

Despite the small size of the town of Esto-Sadok, it will be interesting for lovers of excursions who can visit the house-museum of Anton-Hansen Tammasaare. The exposition of the museum occupies the original house of the early twentieth world, in which the famous Estonian writer lived and worked, and presents old photographs, utensils, books, musical instruments and handicrafts.

It is in Esto-Sadka that the largest archaeological monument of the early Middle Ages in the Krasnaya Polyana area is located – the ruins of the Achipse fortress. In the VI-VIII centuries. the fortress performed protective functions and was the central link of a whole line of fortresses that were built along the Great Silk Road. It will be especially interesting to climb the ruins for school-age children.

Those who love technical progress should take a walk in the evening along the Esto-Sadoksks Bridge. The bridge is one of the most famous advanced buildings in the city, made in a futuristic style using the most modern materials. From here there is a picturesque view of the river and the city in the light of night lights, and if you make a wish on the bridge, it will certainly come true.

Be sure to walk along the old Estonian road to the village of Krasnaya Polyana. This simple but interesting route is suitable for any category of tourists. The road with good coverage begins at the foot of the mountains, and it offers a magnificent panorama of the Esto-Sadka station and all the routes of the Mountain Carousel. On the way you will meet several waterfalls in which you can collect water.

Esto-Sadok is located 48 kilometers from the black sea coastline, which can be reached in half an hour by car or taxi. Book a transfer at our hotel and visit Sochi or Adler.


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