Best hotels in Sochi, Russia.

Those who think that Russia is cold and freezing, probably have never been to Sochi. The city is located on the Black Sea coast and Russians enjoy its pleasurable climate. The region can be compared with Florida in the USA in the sense that millions of Russians spend their summer holidays there.

For that reason, Sochi has a developed a tourism-oriented infrastructure with hundreds of comfortable hotels. Since Winter Olympics in 2014, the city has become even more vibrant. The Russian government spent billions building new roads, stadiums, arenas, and entertainment venues.

If you’re interested in exploring the south of Russia, start with Sochi. It is also a perfect place for a vacation with Russian women you are dating on Relax and take in the sunshine and the culture.

The rankings will help you to choose a suitable accommodation for your stay.

Best hotels in Sochi: Where to stay

Tripadvisor regularly updates its ranking according to travelers’ reviews.

Let’s discover which places are on the list this year.

Travelers’ choice: Top 10

  1. Citrus

Citrus hotels have many advantages like a good location—just 2 minutes from the sea, close to downtown and 10 minutes drive to the airport (the hotel provides free transfers).

Apart from that, there is a pool, children’s playground, and free WiFi, as w0rldwide_v0yager writes.

The building is new, which is clearly seen from the pictures. Friendly staff and comfortable suites make this option just perfect.

  • The minimum price for a standard double room is 4,500 rubles per night (79 US dollars).
  • A better suite (comfort, 30 sq.m.) will cost you 7,000 rubles ($124).
Citrus hotel.

Citrus is a boutique hotel close to the sea. Photo:

  1. Swissotel Resort Sochi Kamelia

The hotel is located in the national park and overlooks the sea. It is close to the city’s main attractions and just 30 minutes away from the airport.

Robert-and-Mark-and from UK reported that his stay was fantastic and he was really sorrowful to say goodbye.

On the whole, the place is complimented for its large and beautiful rooms, excellent staff, and convenient location.

  • The minimum price for a Swiss advantage king room is 9,690 rubles per night ($172).
  • Sea view terrace suite would cost you 72,900 rubles per night ($1,295).
Swissotel Resort Sochi Kamelia.

The hotel looks gorgeous. Photo:

  1. Pullman Centre

Pullman Sochi Centre is a part of a new muti-building complex constructed for 2014 Winter Olympics.

The place is perfect for business trips as provides one of the biggest conference rooms in the city. At the same time, it is located minutes from the seaside. All the suites meet high-standard criteria and have balconies where the guests can enjoy Sochi’s fresh air.

Prices vary between 8,950-12,980 rubles per night ($159-230).

Pullman Centre.

Pullman center is located in a modern complex. Credit:

Best hotels in Sochi: What travelers think


  1. Hyatt Regency

Located in the very heart of Sochi, it makes all attractions, restaurants, and shopping malls easily reachable.

Besides, Hyatt Regency has a direct access to the beach. The majority of guests praise the place for its excellent location, professional staff and international cuisine.

Prices range between 13,640-133,640 RUB ($242-2,374).

Hyatt Regency.

Beautiful, inside and out. Image:

  1. Mercure Sochi Centre

This place is located close to many city attractions.

The rooms are modern and the staff is friendly. Nothing extraordinary, but convenient, tidy and clean.

Prices are reasonable: 4,900-8,330 rubles per night ($87-147).

Mercure Sochi Centre.

It’s a simple and cozy place to stay at. Photo:

  1. Mercure Rosa Khutor

The hotel is situated at the foot of the Caucasus mountains near the famous Rosa Khutor ski resort. If you’re fond of skiing and prefer holidaying in winter, it’s perfect. During summer there are picturesque walks and nature tips at your disposal.

As the travelers say, Mercure Rosa Khutor is a new and modern place with big and comfortable rooms.

Veronica A adds that they have a swimming pool, gym, and hammam in the hotel that she used every day. She believes it is a perfect option for unforgettable holidays.

Prices vary between 2,940-4,970 rubles per night ($52-88).

Mercure Rosa Khutor.

Mercure Rosa Khutor is located near mountains among stunning natural landscapes. Image:

  1. Bogatyr

This giant castle-like set of buildings is also located near the mountains close to an amusement park.

The place is designed in medieval style and makes you feel out of this world. Children would definitely love it, as there are lots of parks and entertainment around.

Prices range from 3,900 to 25,000 ₽ ($69-444).


Bogatyr would be a good option for an unforgettable family trip. Photo:

  1. Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre

Most guests agree that the hotel has everything you need.

A traveler from Canada was impressed with Blu Radisson: Check in went smoothly, the rooms were spacious, breakfasts were excellent with lots of choices. Moreover, there are several restaurants inside where you can enjoy the meals you like. The Canadian guest chose Mediterranean.

Another guest from Iran praised the outdoor jacuzzi, heated pool, and great gym.

Thus, it a really good place for a vacation located close to the Black Sea coast.

Prices range from 6,300 to 65,000 ₽ ($111-1,154).

Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre.

Radisson Blu offers everything you need starting from a nice location to excellent meals. Picture:

  1. Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa

This resort is situated between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea.

It offers everything for a great holiday in the mountains. If you need to rent equipment or clothes, there is a place that offers anything you need for a skiing holiday.

Many guests enjoyed the wellness area as well, especially those who came in cooler times of the year.

Prices: 8,000 to 55,000 ₽ ($142-977).

Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa.

If you enjoy sports, the Olympic park is within a walking distance. Picture:

  1. Gorki Panorama

This resort is lovely and set near a picturesque mountain, where you can enjoy skiing activities.

The building was for 2014 Olympics, so it’s brand new and modern.

StaysinHotels from the UK noted that the staff seemed to be hard working and extremely friendly.

Jeremiah J spent his New Year holiday there and had a lot of fun noting that the facilities were on par with the world standards.

On the whole, it is a nice place with beautiful views.

Prices: 2,590-10,600 ₽ ($46-188).

Gorki Panorama.

As seen from the picture, Gorki Panorama is a beautiful place located right at the foot of the mountains. Image:

The 10 best value hotels in Sochi

If you sort the ranking by value, you’ll get a bit different choice of places to stay.

  1. Citrus Hotel on Naberezhnaya Street, which is close to the downtown: $79-124.
  2. Mercure Rosa Khutor on Lavanda Embankment, a nice place for skiers: $52-88.
  3. Gorki Panorama Hotel on Fevralskaya street facing the beautiful Caucasus mountains: $46-188.
  4. Golden Tulip Rosa Khutor on Panorama Embankment at the very heart of the “Rosa Khutor” Olympic ski resort: $41-229.
  5. Tulip Inn Rosa Khutor Hotel on Panorama Embankment near the famous “Rosa Khutor” resort, within a walking distance to the main ski lifts: $36-100.
  6. Mercure Sochi Centre on Ordzhonikidze Street, close to the major city attractions: $87-147 per night.
  7. Park Inn by Radisson Rosa Khutor on Olimpiiskaya Street, really really close the Rosa Khutor ski lift: $53-264.
  8. Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel on Vremena Goda Embankment, in the heart of the Gorky Gorod ski resort, at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains: $92-1,686.
  9. Forward Aparthotel on Kirova Street, Adler, Sochi, within a walking distance to the beach: $53-92.
  10. Park Inn By Radisson Sochi Centre on Gorkogo street, close to the center, an hour drive to the airport: $79-206.

Where Russians stay: Top 10

The most popular hotels according to Trivago service are:

  1. Hyatt Regency Sochi on Ordzonikidze Street, close to the main attractions: $242-2,374.
  2. Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa Sochi on 65 Let Pobedy Street, not far from the Olympic park: $142-977.
  3. Apart Hotel Imeretinskiy – Zapovedniy Kvartal on Morskoi Boulevard, located next to the Olympic Park: $126-458.
  4. Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel on Vremena Goda Embankment, in the heart of the Gorky Gorod ski resort, at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains: $92-1,686.
  5. Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre on Golubaya Street, close to the Olympic park: $111-1,154.
  6. Mercure Sochi Centre on Ordzhonikidze Street, close to the major city attractions: $87-147.
  7. Chudo, B&B, on Raduzhnyi pereulok in Esto-Sadok village, 2 km away from Rosa Khutor resort: $30 for a suite with one double bed and $53 for a suite with 2 bedrooms.
  8. Park Inn By Radisson Sochi Centre on Gorkogo street, close to the center, an hour drive to the airport: $79-206.
  9. Pullman Sochi Centre on Ordzhonikidze Street, minutes from the seaside and business district: $159-230.
  10. Arfa Park Hotel on Tsimlyanskaya street, a few minutes to the Black sea and to the Olympic park: $113-649.


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Sochi is one of the places where rich and pour people would have good a holiday. A great number of hotels are ready to welcome you. Just set your trip’s plan up to book a suitable one. If you are going to stay in the center of Sochi, you may take a room in the center. Also, it is possible to rent a house with all conveniences.