Hotel Melody of the Mountains Esto Sadok

“Melody of the Mountains”is a modern hotel built in the style of a mountain chalet. It harmoniously combines southern hospitality, comfortable accommodation and recreation. From the windows you can see the picturesque landscape of the Caucasus Mountains with snow-capped peaks. Home comfort is created by comfortable beds, wooden decorative elements, a lounge area with a pool and sun loungers. An airport shuttle service is available upon prior request. The nearest ski lifts can be reached on foot or by bus one stop. Cute and cozy hotel meets and sees off guests throughout the year. Check-in is carried out from 14 to 21 hours, guests are obliged to leave from 7.00 to 12.00.

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Location and history

The hotel is located in the village of Esto-Sadok, Adlerovsky District, on Olimpiyskaya Street, 16. The airport is 45 km away. The village centre is about 2 km away. Within walking distance there are 6 lifts leading to the mountain-tourist complex of GANZprom and transfer stations to other cable cars. Near the hotel there is a railway station“Esto Sadok”. It is a convenient place to stay for tourists traveling by train. Many guests in their reviews mention the excellent audibility of ads from the platform in the hotel rooms.

“We liked absolutely everything: the proximity to the resort of Rosa Khutor, the infrastructure of the sanatorium GAZprom and the railway station. We went to Sochi and back on the lastochka electric train. This is the most economical way to get around. The fact that the rooms will be heard announcements of the arrival and departure of trains, we knew in advance. But they agreed to this option and never regretted it. Thank you for the warm welcome!” Olga, Russia

The owners originally planned to create conditions for recreation and accommodation of tourists-skiers. They took into account the experience of foreign colleagues and installed an outdoor heated pool (you can swim in any season), a steam bath, comfortable beds with not very soft mattresses. It offers guests free Internet, free parking (pre-order a place), a room for drying ski equipment, a gym.

When booking a room, it should be borne in mind that there is no barbecue area, it is forbidden to smoke throughout the hotel and pets are not allowed here.

Room stock

To accommodate guests, rooms in a three-storey building and a cottage are provided. In the hotel fund – 23 comfortable rooms. They belong to the following categories of comfort:

  • double one-room standard (15 sq.m) – there are 4 rooms, not all have the opportunity to put an extra bed “euro-folding”, there is no balcony, the furniture is standard, a bathroom with a shower is provided;
  • improved double one-room standard (20 sq.m) – in the presence of 10 rooms, each can be put a euro-folding, there is no balcony, the floor is warm, carpeted, bathroom with shower;
  • superior triple one-room standard (20 sq.m.) – there are 4 rooms, without a balcony, there is no place for additional euro-laying, beds – single and double, underfloor heating, carpet, bathroom with shower;
  • double two-room suite (30 km.m) – in the amount of 3 rooms, two extra beds (sofa bed), without balcony, panoramic windows, carpet on the floor, bathroom with shower;
  • quadruple two-room superior standard (30 sq.m) – available 1 room, without balcony, without extra beds, standard furniture, guest corner, shower, toilet;
  • five-bed three-room apartment (160 sq.m) – 1 room, 2 bedrooms, without balconies, equipped kitchen, dining area, bar, 2 bathrooms with showers, seating area with a seating area.

Two-storey cottage is designed for 5 main beds. Its area is 100 sq.m. Attached to the entrance is a veranda with wooden chairs, a bench and a table. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall (there is a wardrobe and a hanger), a living room with a fireplace, a kitchen-dining room (a full set of dishes, a stove, a microwave, a dining area, a buffet, an iron and an ironing board), a bedroom for 2 people with separate beds, a bathroom with a shower. Safe for storing valuables and documents is located in the bathroom. On the second floor there is a bedroom, a bathroom with a shower. Finishing of the house, rooms – wooden. Bathroom, hallway, kitchen decorated with ceramic tiles.

Some rooms have facilities for people with disabilities. In the bathroom there are buttons for calling help, handrails are made in the toilet. For guests it is possible to increase the level of comfort of living in the presence of available rooms of an increased category.

Meals and restaurants

There is a café on site. Buffet breakfast is included in the price. It is served at 07.30 and served until 10.30 am. You can arrange half or full board, or lunch and dinner à la carte. Chefs prepare dishes of Russian, European and Caucasian cuisine. The dining room opens at 07.30 am and closes after the last customer leaves.

Within walking distance there are several more restaurants, among which are:

  • “Cascade” (500 m) – offers a wide selection of grilled dishes, its own fishing, a large assortment of wines of the New and Old World, located on the street Olympic, 10. The peculiarity of the restaurant is the aesthetics of a private mineralogical garden;
  • “Triconi” (800 m) is a cult tavern, which must be visited at least once per visit. It works in the format of gastropub, that is, it combines excellent beer and high-class dishes, located on Michurina Street, 1;
  • Red Fox (1 km) is the flagship project of the White Rabbit Family in the resort of Rosa Khutor. Only the author’s cuisine from the chef, the place is popular in the business environment, for creative guests there is a karaoke club.

The guests of the hotel speak positively about the kitchen of the café at the hotel.

“I really enjoyed this place. I can not fail to note the delicious breakfasts: cereals, casseroles, omelets, cottage cheese, pastries. Everything is diverse and very homely. Cook is a miracle!” Oksana, Russia

Leisure and entertainment

The resort does everything to ensure that its guests come back here again. Hotel“Melody of the Mountains”is often rented by companies for the organization of corporate recreation, people come here to celebrate the New Year in the company of friends and not far from the festive events in Krasnaya Polyana. In the winter season, skiers stop here. For them, the owners have prepared a special set of leisure services.

The steam bath is located next to the three-storey building. This is a wooden frame, divided into several rooms:

  • steam room (services of a professional bathhouse attendant are provided);
  • 2 cedar barrels (spa treatments, aromatherapy available);
  • relaxation room with upholstered furniture (you can order a masseur);
  • shower cabins;
  • kitchenette.

The payment for visiting the Russian bath includes bath accessories, including brooms, herbal tea, honey, jam.

After the bath, you can take a dip in the pool. It is built on the street, but works all year round. There is heating (up to +28 degrees), as well as LED evening lighting. One of the pool areas is designed for hydromassage. For the descent there are convenient steps with handrails.

In the immediate vicinity of the hotel there is a casino (Estonian Street, 51). It offers visitors – modern slot machines, gaming tables, poker club, restaurants and chic interior. A visit to an elite institution will decorate the evening and diversify leisure.

For lovers of alpineskiing hotel “Melody of the Mountains”– a real find. All six lifts, located within walking distance, take visitors to different heights and routes of the mountain-tourist complex GANZprom. Depending on the choice of track or ski area, you can walk to the lifts Elevator A3 (300 m), A1 (650 m), GAZPROM (700 m), A (800 m). The Carousel-1 (1.2 km) and Carousel-13 (1.5 km) cable cars are just one bus stop away.

SCC GAZPROM is the center of Olympic facilities, which today is used for everyone. It includes:

  • ski and biathlon complex “Laura” (climbing on cable cars A/A1), height 1470 m, freestyle, cross-country skiing, skiing, snowmobiling;
  • bobsleigh track;
  • ski area “Alpika” (elevator A3), slalom, instructors, tracks of any level of complexity;
  • “Shelter of the winds”, altitude 2256, observation deck, “black tracks”, high-altitude bath, paragliding;
  • entertainment center “Galaxy”.

If you want to visit other ski areas in the resort of Rosa Khutor and Krasnaya Polyana, you need to make a transfer to other cable cars indicated on the route board.

Recreational opportunities for children

One entertainment center “Galaxy” (Achipsinskaya Street, 12), which is located near the hotel, is enough to make the child remember the rest. The huge complex covers an area of 50,000 sq.m. The following entertainment venues are open and operate here all year round:

  • bowling club “Parade of Planets”, 8 professionally equipped tracks from the company Brunswick, for young novice bowlers there is a special slide “Dragon”, which will allow them to keep up with dad and mom;
  • water park, children’s rate is valid for visitors from 5 to 9 years, children under 5 years old are allowed free of charge (accompanied by parents), water attractions, swimming pools, Turkish bath, sauna, lazy river and other water activities;
  • the newest cinema “Zvezdny” has three 3D halls for 28 seats;
  • ice arena with cute penguins as assistants for novice skaters;
  • billiard club (mainly for adults, but you can teach your growing son the game of gentlemen at one of the five luxurious tables “President”);
  • shopping gallery – shopping for mothers and daughters;
  • children’s club “Labyrinth” with a trampoline and a dry pool for the youngest guests.

On the territory there is a large number of cafes with delicious ice cream, soda and cakes.

Excursions and attractions nearby

In the village of Esto Sadok, you can book excursions to local attractions or outside Krasnaya Polyana. The hotel administrator will tell you which of the tour operators you can contact and help with ordering. In addition to travel agencies, local residents organize group and individual tours. Sometimes they offer very interesting options for traveling to non-banal places of the resort, offer to get to know Sochi from an extraordinary side. But these offers are designed for the amateur. The main directions are the objects of Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi and the surrounding area, Abkhazia.

Study tours of Esto Sadk:

  • mining and tourist center GAZPROM;
  • krasnaya Polyana ski resort;
  • mountain resort and complex of Olympic facilities Rosa Khutor;
  • mountain-tourist center Alpika-service”;
  • tours to the waterfall Polikarya.

Local attractions include:

  • house-museum of the Estonian writer A.H. Tammsaare;
  • Museum of Archaeology;
  • ruins of Achipse fortress;
  • aviary zoo “Laura”;
  • coop zoo “Sovarium”.

Esto Sadok is located in the Adler district, so excursions to the sights of the vicinity of Adler will be interesting and not very expensive. Tourists are offered the following routes:

  • Dinopark “Lost World”;
  • art glass studio with a master class on the production of glass products;
  • Troetse-Georgievsky Monastery;
  • Adler amusement park;
  • Adler trout farm;
  • skypark with one of the world’s longest suspension bridges.

Hotel“Melody of Mountains”attracts with its good location and living conditions. Guests in their reviews very much praise the staff who are ready to perform any assignment and always respond to a request for help. It is always clean and cozy. Guests are greeted and escorted with a friendly smile. I want to come back here like home. The staff really provides excellent service.

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Alina Abramova

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