The center of the Siberian Federal District Novosibirsk is the third city in Russia in terms of population. Developed infrastructure, culture and sports make it attractive for tourists from around the world. Hotels in the city provide a full range of services for a good rest. The international airport is located in Tolmachevo (16 km from the center). This is the largest aviation center, located at the intersection of many air routes of the Asian direction. You can get to it by bus, special shuttles, taxis or suburban trains.
What to see?
The city was founded in 1893. There are many historical places with interesting architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The city has several theaters, including an opera and ballet theater, a zoo, 2 planetariums, a philharmonic, a large number of museums. To explore the sights and move around the city, it is best to use the subway.
Among the attractions of the most popular are:
- the only museum of the Sun in Russia;
- Ob Sea (Novosibirsk Reservoir);
- cathedrals and temples.
Hotels located near Tolmachevo Airport are close to public transport or metro stations. This greatly facilitates travel and saves time. Various festivals and competitions of the All-Russian and regional level are constantly held in Novosibirsk. Since 2016, a tourist information center has been opened in the city, providing free information about events, cultural, history and sports facilities, tourist routes. The online travel guide is available here: https://turizm.nso.ru/ru.
Where to stay?
The review offers hotels that are most conveniently located to the city center and the Tolmachevo airport itself.
The 4-star hotel is located on the territory of Tolmachevo Airport, 300 meters from the domestic terminal. For accommodation there are three types of rooms: standard, junior suite and apartments. There is a special offer “Early booking” with a 15% discount on accommodation. Meals are organized by a round-the-clock restaurant. Room-service is available. An early breakfast is available until 07.00 upon reservation. Children under 7 years stay free of charge. Corporate clients are provided with discounts. The presence of an aqua zone and a gym, sauna and billiard room make the rest between flights more enjoyable. The bar, like the restaurant, is open around the clock.
“Good place to stay if you don’t want to go to town. The room has everything you need. You can visit the Turkish bath or sauna, take a dip in the pool. If you book a standard room, then you will have to pay extra for their visit. When checking into a studio or apartment, the spa is included in the payment» Irina, Russia
Also on the territory of the airport there is a hotel,ready to provide travelers with an hourly stay. This is not a capsule hotel, but a hotel with ordinary comfortable rooms,which are available for 6, 12 or 24 hours. The fund includes 50 rooms of different comfort levels: from a single standard to a two-room suite. There is no fixed check-in time. The terminal is 150 metres away. Breakfast is available for guests staying until the morning. Cafe-bar prepares dishes of Russian, European and Oriental cuisine. In the vicinity there are several more catering outlets: café “Cup of Coffee”, restaurant Italiano, café-bar “Aerogrill”.
“It’s convenient that there are hourly rates. Sometimes there are only 2-3 hours between flights. In order not to sit at this time in the terminal, you can book a room in this hotel. The rooms are clean, with shower and bathroom. There is a table for working on the Internet. You can eat in a café or buy food for a snack in the supermarket. Staff polite and friendly» Pavel, Russia
The cosy hostel is 2.5 km from the airport on the way to the city. The owners offer the following accommodation options: bed in 4 and 6 bed rooms,private room for two. From conveniences: free Wi-Fi, round-the-clock lobby bar, personal locker with lock, guaranteed cleanliness in common areas. There is a shared kitchen and a continental breakfast is served every morning. Nearby there are 3 supermarkets at once: Magnit, Maria Ra and Yarche. Fresh produce is always available at the Ob Market, located 100 metres from the hotel.
“New hostel, cheap, close to the airport. By taxi drive 5 minutes. The staff is friendly and courteous. The contingent is very different, but mostly business trips. We stayed after a trip to the Altai mountains with a whole company. Very convenient” Marina, Russia
This modern 3-star business hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the EXPO Center and 6 km from Tolmachevo Airport. The number of rooms includes: standards, apartments, studios,presidential suite. Corporate clients are provided with discounts. Children under 7 years old stay free of charge. To services of guests: Finnish and Turkish baths, billiards, meeting rooms, transfer, lobby bar, bakery. There is an aqua zone with an indoor pool and a gym. The restaurant is open around the clock. Among the special offers is “Tariff without breakfast”. For others, a buffet is served in the morning. The picturesque Bear Lake is 200 metres away. An evening walk or a morning jog along its shore will fill the body with fresh air and give a good mood. A covered heated passage leads to the EXPO-center. By public transport to the center of Novosibirsk will have to get within an hour and a half.
“Good place to stop and relax. It provides everything that a person on the road may need. Breakfast is served. Airport is close” Evgeny, Russia
Modern 3-star hotel is located in the heart of Novosibirsk. The main advantages are inexpensive comfortable rooms and the absence of check-out time. The fund has 60 rooms of different price categories. Owners constantly hold promotions and set discounts on accommodation. For example, non-stop weekends are popular, when a suite for two can be rented at an improved standard price. It offers a spa complex with sauna, Turkish bath and hydromassage pool, conference room, café “Kolyada”. An airport shuttle service can be arranged. You can come with animals.
“Breakfast is served with a small range of dishes, but quite nutritious and delicious. The room has everything you need. They decided to leave the airport for this hotel for only one reason – it is allowed to bring animals and for this no additional payment is required” Inga, Russia
The 4-star hotel in the centre of Novosibirsk offers comfortable accommodation. Among the advantages, it is worth noting the right to free access to the fitness center and saltwater pool in XFit Premium. By joining the Mirotel Club, you can take advantage of other pleasant bonuses. The service is popular in business circles of Novosibirsk. Business meetings are held here, business trips are placed. The hotel is located in the heart of the business and commercial life of the city. There are 2 restaurants on site. One specializes in Italian cuisine, the other serves Caucasian cuisine. In the morning, a continental breakfast or buffet is served, taking into account the vegetarian preferences of the guests. The airport is 16 km away. The location of the hotel in the center of a major transport interchange and proximity to the metro station will reduce the time spent on trips around the city and the road to Tolmachevo airport.
“People who want to spend their free time in the center of social life will appeal here. An excellent fitness center, a nightclub, a round-the-clock lobby bar are places to communicate and meet new people. I liked the hotel, although I’m not a big fan of noisy pastime” Nikolay, Russia
16 km from the airport on the banks of the Ob is a modern hotel complex with a private beach and free parking. This is a chain hotel,ready to provide inexpensive accommodation, as well as a continental breakfast included in the price. All rooms are very bright thanks to the installation of panoramic windows. The large balcony has armchairs for relaxation. On the street there is a small bathhouse with a covered font. You can come here with pets.
“A good option for those who want to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The airport is a 30-minute drive away. Private transfer can be booked at the hotel» Oleg, Russia
A 15-minute drive from the airport, not far from the EXPO-center is a cozy studio apartment with all amenities. The hostess receives guests at any time of the day. They have a bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom. The apartments are designed for accommodation from 1 to 4 people. The main advantage of the apartment is its proximity to the MNTK Eye Microsurgery them. Fedorova (5 minutes walk).
“We flew to Novosibirsk specifically to the Institute of Eye Microsurgery for a consultation. This apartment was a find for us. It is conveniently located, and the hostess is always ready to help with the organization of a private transfer to the airport” Gennady, Russia
Hotel-type apartment is located 3 km from Tolmachevo airport. Check-in times must be agreed with the owners in advance. The airport is a 5-minute drive away. The hosts are ready to organize a paid transfer. When choosing this apartment, you need to take into account that for accommodation with small children, it is not quite suitable (the sockets are located low, it is easy to reach the TV). But adults may well relax between flights, sleep, wash and iron clothes.
“The apartment is in a new building. Near Pyaterochka, pharmacy. Clean, cozy, enough space for 2-3 people. The owners are very friendly people” Oksana, Russia
The first capsule hotel in Novosibirsk offers 2 accommodation options: capsules and rooms. Payment is hourly/daily, there is no fixed check-in time. There is a special tariff “Hourly” without providing a bed. For 100 rubles / hour (prices are valid for November 2020), the visitor can use the shower, bath, bathroom, relax in the guest area. By public transport to the airport to drive 5 minutes. You can walk (1.8 km).
“Spacious capsule, there are sockets, Wi-Fi, light and a small shelf for personal belongings. The hotel has a lobby bar, but you can walk to the nearest cafes or buy food in the supermarket. Pleasant interior, friendly staff» Maya, Russia
Hotels near Tolmachevo guarantee a great rest between flights. The most convenient of them is “6-12-24”. Its only drawback is the ban on entry with pets. Otherwise, it is an ideal option for price, time and quality of services. Nothing superfluous, only rest and preparation for the further journey.