Hotel history

Kupechesky dvor hotel is situated in historical center of Irkutsk. Unique 130 block, in which hotel is situated, is a complete reconstruction of a wooden Siberian town of 18-19 century. The hotel is a historical reconstruction of merchant’s house of 19 century, whose owner was layer Krasilnikov. His manor was a hotel – rich merchants from all over the country stayed here. Krasilnikov was a representative of Irkutsk intelligentsia of that time.

Kupechesky dvor from outside is an accurate copy of Krasilnikov manor. Lacy window jambs are vey pleasant to eyes, carved detail of roof, and, the most important – material of house is valuable breed of wood – Siberian pine. Siberian pine, from which hotel is built, is famous for it’s good quality and is used not only for building hoses, but also ships. It’s very easy to breath in the hotel: pine clears air and enriches it with natural phytoncides. Pine wood has very good influence on people: it strengthens physical health and has relaxing influence on nervous system.

Hotel is built on a hill near the biggest park in the city, in 10 minutes walk from the bank of crystal clear Siberian river Angara. It’s close to Church of exaltation of the venerable and life-creating cross of the Lord, a bright example of Siberian Barocco, built in 1747-1760. Ringing of the bell that you can hear from hotel sometimes takes you to history of the city. There is a picturesque view from the windows on the best examples of Irkutsk wooden architecture. You can reach by walk the most important monuments of the city, best cafes and restaurants, banks, fitness centers, spa salons, shopping centers and also theaters: Drama, Musical and Young spectator. In 130 block you can visit Noosphere museum, an amazing place, where you will learn what speed does Sarma wind has, how dunes on Olkhon island are created and how mirages on Baikal appear. If you are interested in books, you can have a cup of coffee in a homely book store and find latest bestsellers, watch blacksmith and potters working in newly opened workshops, visit Art Gallery, use underground parking for 250 cars and walk along quiet squares. Not far from hotel a mythic bronze animal – symbol of Irkutsk, called Babr will meet you.

We tried to accurately save historical heritage of our city, at the same time using the most modern technologies. Rooms of hotel are very homely and comfortable. Free WiFi allows being online any time. Bright rooms are full of light, warm carpet on the floor absorbs noise, satellite TV allows you to watch more than 100 channels, soft furniture is comfortable and capacious, King size beds, bathrooms with all necessary luxury cosmetic products, terry dressing gowns and towels will pleasantly surprise you.
In our hotel you will feel very comfortable, because small amount of rooms lets you to relax and forget about noisy crowd.
We offer to spend time in our city with profit. Very interesting excursions will introduce you to far past of Siberia, tell about working people, merchants and gold miners, tell a story how this place, some time ago not known by Europeans, was acquired and developed.

You can take unforgettable excursions to unique sacred Baikal lake, learn legends of one of the most beautiful world wonders. Sacred Buryat Island Olkhon will open its secrets that were kept for centuries. You can learn about ancient tribes that inhabited Baikal long time ago, learn many interesting facts about flora and fauna of the lake that is 25 mln years old.
We sincerely hope that unobtrusive and great service will pleasantly surprise our guests and you would like to come back here again and again! Have a nice stay!

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  • 10 Dec 2017 Егор

    Оценка по 5 бальной шкале10 )))