Fodor's Expert Review Hotel Chebotarev
12/1 Vinogradnaya ul., Sochi, Krasnodarskiy, Russia Fodor's Choice
This cozy, family-owned hillside hotel is made to look like a nobleman's estate, complete with a crest and a group statue of the Chebotarev family in historic clothing. The rooms are standard but clean and spacious, and all have a large balcony. Amenities include a sauna and a pool with a bar. The hotel restaurant, Alexander ($$$$), serves tasty Russian food such as pelmeni, dumplings kulebyaka, savory pies, and braised lamb.
- cozy rooms
- the beach and prime city's sights, including the Riviera Park, are nearby
- staff can sometimes be unresponsive
- no hotel service guide in the rooms