TOP-10 best hotels in Karelia – exotic in Russian

Day and evening Karelia is a fabulous place that attracts the attention of Russian and foreign travelers with chic lakes, unique waterfall complexes and untouched wildlife. Having studied the best hotels in the region, you can relax pleasantly and safely. Establishments are designed for both wealthy tourists and guests who want to save on accommodation.

Spa Hotel Karelia

The hotel complex with a modern SPA center invites vacationers to enjoy relaxation by visiting wellness procedures. And professional masseurs will take care of your health. In your free time, you can go to the gym, relax in the sauna, swim in the indoor spacious pool. Get a chic tan at any time of the year will help a modern solarium.

It offers small guests – two equipped game rooms indoors and outdoors.

Do you prefer to relax outside the hotel? At the reception you can use the help of a guide who organizes an exciting trip around the region.

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Restaurant “Karelia” is open from morning till late evening. In addition to traditional Swedish breakfasts, customers are invited to taste local cuisine or taste unusual cocktails. For children, vegetarians, fans of healthy eating there is a separate menu.

Oleg, Arkhangelsk: “The main advantage of the institution is the friendly and attentive attitude of the staff. There is always something to do, regardless of whether you come for active leisure or just relax.”

Piter Inn

You can get here from the railway station in just a couple of minutes, and if you arrived by plane, we recommend ordering a transfer. The hotel complex is popular in summer and winter – in the cold season they ski here, because the trip to the nearest ski lift takes no more than half an hour.

Do you want to have a cultural rest? This choice is for you. In the evenings, tourists attend concerts, performances of creative groups, and to cheer up guests, the staff organizes discos and show programs.

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Sports fans will not miss the game of their favorite team – in the German restaurant Paulaner Bräuhaus Petrozavodsk all matches are broadcast live. To quietly and quietly spend time with children, you can play board games, collect a puzzle – all this will be brought to you on request.

Andrey, Minsk: “I liked absolutely everything: interestingly decorated rooms with the necessary amenities, breakfasts and dinners on the buffet system, excellent service. For that kind of money is a great option.”

Park Hotel Dacha Wintera

The hotel in one of the most beautiful areas of Karelia is located on the shore of the famous Onega Lake. On the study tour you will learn a lot of interesting things about the history and culture of the region. In good weather, you can relax on the beach, fish, and then cook a fresh catch on the grill.

For active guests there is a bicycle rental point, and for kids – a games room. After walking, travelers relax in the sauna and steam room.

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The Gustav Winter Restaurant offers Swedish breakfasts, and an à la carte meal is available during the day and in the evening.

Going on a tour? A rich lunch will be prepared and packed for you, and if you want, food will be brought directly to the room.

Alexandra, Prague: “The staff is hospitable and friendly, the restaurant is fed hearty and tasty. Service is at the highest level. Every time I come to Sortavala, I stay here.”

Boutique Hotel 13 Chairs

The hotel is equipped with a heated indoor swimming pool, which allows guests to feel like a seaside resort, regardless of weather conditions. While adults enjoy pleasant treatments in the SPA area, children have fun in an equipped room with toys or in an open area.

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Tourists are served à la carte. Prefer to cook yourself? A supermarket is a 10-minute walk away, offering only fresh and quality products.

Anna, Moscow: “Here you feel at home or visiting old friends. The apartment is clean and tidy, cleaning done every day, Swedish breakfasts every day pleased with quality and variety.”

Cosmos Petrozavodsk Hotel

The original hotel complex on the embankment of Lake Onega welcomes guests with a beautiful equipped terrace where you can sunbathe or just relax. The room has a swimming pool with heating and water purification systems.

How to have fun in the hotel? In the evening, you can listen to a concert of live music, play board games with the whole family. To see Karelia in all its glory, use the services of a guide.

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Spectacular panoramic restaurant will impress not only with its magnificent design, but also with delicious dishes of European cuisine. Feeding a child is not a problem, because there is a special menu for kids.

Evgenia, Kirov: “The hotel is located very well, from the windows there are stunning views. The rooms and bathrooms are clean, the prices in the restaurants are not overstated. If necessary, the staff will help arrange a tour.”

Recreational Black stones

The base with a private beach area provides all the opportunities for a traditional country holiday. On the territory there is a beautiful garden, an equipped terrace with recreation areas and places for frying barbecue, and on the coast there is a rental of water transport. If you wish, the staff will tell you where it is better to fish. In winter, fans of skiing come here.

Bicycles can be rented to explore the surroundings in detail. Do you want to relax less actively? It offers a billiards room, a variety of board games, a jacuzzi and a sauna. For young guests there are entertainment venues.

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Cafe “Weeping Willow” offers classic dishes of European and Russian cuisines. There is also a bar where you can have a cheap snack or enjoy your favorite drinks at affordable prices.

Maria, St. Petersburg: “It is difficult to find a more suitable place where you can relax from the city noise, relax in a cozy atmosphere. Well-groomed, modern apartments, a chic infinity pool, a restaurant with a huge selection of dishes – in a word, the service is on top!”

Severnaya Hotel

Proximity to entertainment venues, business centers and natural monuments attracts travelers here, regardless of goals and interests. Employees of the hotel complex help customers to organize excursion tours. Your choice is group or individual programs.

In addition to tourist trips, you can visit the cinema, listen to live music, have fun at the disco, learn how to cook exquisite masterpieces at a culinary master class. For fans of SPA treatments, there is a wellness center and a massage room.

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Comfortable restaurant “North” every morning awaits guests for breakfast. Children’s or diet menus are available on request.

Elena, Tyumen: “We stay here with our family every year, invariably receiving a warm welcome and a great mood. Quiet, peaceful atmosphere (despite the location in the center) well-groomed courtyard, delicious food in the café. I advise everyone!”


Inexpensive hotel – the choice of youth companies and touristswho can not stay in one place for a long time. Nearby there is a parking lot that does not require payment and advance booking.

Travelers have access to high-speed Internet, tour desk services, electronic safe, luggage storage services. Snacks and drinks can be purchased from the vending machines installed on the ground floor.

Do you want to eat densely and not spend a large amount?

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Some rooms are equipped with a kitchen, which allows you to cook yourself – products are sold in a supermarket and in the central market, which can be reached in less than 10 minutes.

Denis, Izhevsk: “The apartments are clean, compact, no frills, but all the necessary amenities are available, especially pleased with the large soft bed. Customers are served politely and very quickly.”

Fregat Hotel

The hotel complex,equipped with a spacious parking lot, is located 10 kilometers from the ski lift, so lovers of such leisure here are frequent guests.

In addition to skiing, you can book a sightseeing tour, and in summer – rent a bicycle. For lovers of hiking, walking routes have been developed, which can be passed both independently and accompanied by a guide.

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Fregat Café serves classic and unusual European dishes, but especially travelers praise grilled meat and fish.

Forced to follow a diet or came with a small child? You definitely will not remain hungry, because the range of the institution includes a lot of dietary and children’s products.

Ekaterina, Helsinki: “The staff helped us organize a bus tour of the surrounding area, we are delighted with the local nature, very impressed with the lakes. Thanks to the staff for their hospitality and attentiveness.”

Club Hotel Prionezhsky

Private parking is available for guests of this hotel, the use of which is included in the price. WI-Fi is available throughout the property, and to save time, you can buy return train or plane tickets at reception.

After walking along the embankment of Lake Onega and water treatments, tourists can recuperate in the sauna or sunbathe on the terrace.

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In a spacious banquet hall, large-scale events of any format are held? Do you want to spend the holiday brightly? Employees of the restaurant “Prionezhsky” will help to organize a celebration at the highest level.

Daria, Yekaterinburg: “You will not regret if you stay here. Only 15 minutes to the center, lots of places to walk, nearby a lot of unique natural attractions.”

Still wondering which option is better? We have compiled a table with the most important characteristics of hotels.

НазваниеРасположениеНомераУдобстваРазвлеченияЦеновая политика взрослые/детиПроживание с животными
Карелия Петрозаводск Standard Studio Apartments Luxe Лоджия Кухня Пресс для брюк Кофеварка Баня, сауна Микроволновка Рабочий уголок Развлечения для детей Массажный кабинет SPA-lounge Фитнес Игровой клуб Заказ экскурсий По запросу Допускается
Piter Inn Петрозаводск Стандартный Полулюкс Люкс Холодильник Спутниковые телеканалы Wi-Fi Электрочайник Доп.ванная Гладильная доска Настольные игры Спортивные трансляции Disco Обзор достопримечательностей 20 € за ночь/до 2 лет бесплатно Нет
"Дача Винтера" Сортавала Апартаменты Коттедж Luxe Полулюкс Гостиная Электрочайник Детская мебель Рабочее место Зона отдыха Кофемашина Экскурсионные туры Катание на велосипедах Пляж Прогулки по заповедным местам Рыбалка Детские развлечения 10 € за ночь/до 2 лет бесплатно Нет
13 Стульев Центр Standard Комфорт Luxe Для новобрачных Гардеробная Камин Отдельный вход Детская мебель Собственный бассейн Места для подвижных игр в помещении и на улице Расслабляющий и оздоровительный массаж Прогулки и автобусные поездки с гидом 20 € за ночь/до 2 лет бесплатно Нет
Космос Петрозаводск 10 минут от ж/д станции Комфорт Стандарт Люкс VIP Джакузи Посудомоечная машина Кухня/столовая Доп.ванная Камин Гардероб Пазлы/настольные игры Просмотр достопримечательностей Концертные программы Фитнес-club Бассейн Услуги экскурсовода 20 € за ночь/до 12 лет бесплатно Возможно
Черные камни Киркколахти Standard Полулюкс Luxe Deluxe Коттедж Балкон Спутниковые каналы Холодильник Рабочее место Все для банных процедур Настольные игры Речная рыбалка Теннис Лыжный спорт Водные аттракционы Детский уголок Посещение сауны Спортзал Велосипедные и пешие экскурсии Прокат лодок 22 € за ночь/до 2 лет бесплатно Возможно
Северная Онежское озеро Apartments Полулюкс ВИП Большая кровать Электрочайник Lounge Мини-бар Wi-Fi доступ Место для работы Культурные мероприятия Мастер-классы Просмотры кино Вечерние party Прямая трансляция матчей 16 € за ночь/до 6 лет бесплатно Допускается
Петрозаводск 10 минут от ж/д вокзала Общие Стандарт Эконом Free Internet Звонок-будильник Хранение багажа Доставка еды Организация экскурсий От 6 евро в сутки Нет
Фрегат Центр Standard Family Улучшенный Полулюкс Luxe Мини-холодильник Кофемашина Шумоизоляция Интернет Глажка одежды Автостоянка Детское ТВ Аренда велосипедов Поездки с гидом От 15 евро в сутки Допускается
Прионежский Онежское озеро Стандарт Эконом Апартаменты ВИП Рабочая зона Кондиционер Телефон Internet Диван-кровать Кухня Сауна Пляжный досуг От 15 евро в сутки Возможно

Editor’s choice

Park-hotel “Dacha Winter” will appeal to every traveler. In reviews of the institution, guests note a wide range of services, the possibility of settling in both standard apartments and cottages, as well as the amazing beauty of the local nature. Complement the positive impressions of the trip democratic cost of booking.

Alina Abramova

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