As tourism increases in Azerbaijan, the typical visitor changes from oil specialists to curious tourists. In the capital, the traditional juxtapose against the modern while blending history, culture, food and fire. Baku is both the capital city of Azerbaijan and the largest city in the Caucasus region – making it a major gateway into the area! Kept off most tourist radars until relatively recently, Baku is a city undergoing major development in a bid to become an international hub. This makes it an exciting destination for travellers looking to veer a little bit off the beaten path. Here are our recommendations for the best hotels in Baku for comfort, location and value for money.
1- Fairmont Hotel
Occupying one of the iconic Flame Towers, this is the spectacular hotel whose ‘thousand diamond necklace’ atrium wowed Joanna Lumley in her 2019 TV tour of the Caucasus.
2- Central Baku Hotel
For affordable luxury with five-star service, head to Central Baku. The family-friendly hotel’s location is within walking distance of the Old City, Baku Boulevard and shopping malls. Guests can choose single, double and triple rooms, each with a distinct Bohemian feel. And to add a final touch, head to reception for complimentary tea and coffee. The friendly, English-speaking staff are always happy to give tips and suggestions for day trips.
3- Boulevard Hotel Baku
Being the largest conference hotel in the country and Boulevard Hotel Baku offers the finest facilities to suit a variety of occasions and functions of different sorts. Our magnificent pillar-free ballroom of 1,300 sq m with natural daylight and spacious pro-function foyer is perfect to host events for over 1,000 guests too.
Boulevard Hotel Baku represents an ideal location set in the heart of Baku White City district along the main routes, connecting the city center with Heydar Aliyev International Airport. It offers 818 comfortable guestrooms and suites and provides perfect accessibility to all major business and cultural sites of the city.
Enjoy dining at one of our distinctive restaurants and lounges too. Discover all rewarding experiences that Boulevard Hotel Baku can offer to complement a memorable stay and whether for business or leisure. You can gaze out across the shoreline of the Caspian Sea while your food and drinks are being served.
4- Harmony Hotel
Situated in Baku, 3.4 km from Freedom Square, Harmony Hotel Baku features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. 5 km from Maiden Tower and 5 km from Fountains Square, the property offers a garden and a terrace. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.
All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bidet, a hairdryer and a desk. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at the hotel also feature free WiFi. Guest rooms at Harmony Hotel Baku are equipped with a seating area.
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