You know Moscow for iconic landmarks, rich history, delicious Russian cuisine and mysterious Russian soul. But when it comes to Moscow accommodation the choice is hard because Moscow is huge and you obviously want to stay somewhere in city center. And Moscow hotels may not be a good solution sometimes for various reasons. And hostels in Moscow can’t provide the privacy you’d prefer to have. And you probably want to the most beautiful places to stay in Moscow and the cheapest ones? We selected 18 Moscow apartments listed on Airbnb that capture exciting vibrancy and unique spirit of capital of Russia.
What makes a Moscow apartment the best place to stay in Moscow? Imagine luxury Moscow hotels but with authentic touch, local flavors, huge space and superb views. And yes, with a lot of history. All in one. Some of these spots offer wonderful views; others can boast designs you’ve probably never seen before. The second half of the list is not the luxury you may expect but you could hardly find such prices for Moscow accommodation anywhere else. Pick your own apartment and enjoy Moscow in style!
*And don’t forget to book your Moscow tour, guides get booked out months in advance too!
Luxury Moscow Apartment with Amazing Views
With plenty of space (160 sq.m.) and modern design this lavish 2-bedroom apartment in Moscow offers a large living area and breathtaking views of Moscow. Its great location in the heart of Moscow International Business Center better known as “Moscow-city” allows for easy access to all top tourist destinations of the Russian capital in about 15 minutes ride. This apartment is housed on 50th floor of Tower West, one of two skyscrapers of the prominent Federation Towers complex. Your Moscow holidays could never be more Instagram-perfect than here.
For $833 a night you can also relish the best fitness facilities, spa and swimming pool in the “NEBO” fitness center covering about 3000 sq.m. Yes, it’s probably the most expensive of Moscow apartments to rent but… think of the elegant interiors and exquisite cuisine in renowned Sixty restaurant, the highest-located restaurant in Europe, which is you’re your neighbor.
Space Moscow Apartment
Tired of too contemporary interiors of Moscow flats? Find yourself on the board of modern Space Shuttle apartment in Moscow and be prepared for “unforgettable intergalactic journey”. During this “unusual trip” you can gaze at the sunrises and sunsets, watch the clouds beneath your feet and enjoy the city’s stunning views.
This extraordinary 1-bedroom Moscow apartment is housed on 57th floor of Moscow City’s Imperia Tower building which invites you to unveil a city within a city with superb meeting, leisure and dining facilities.
Rates start from $392 a night, a good price for luxury accommodation in Moscow.
Central Deluxe Moscow Apartment
This eclectic 2-bedroom Deluxe Moscow apartment is located on 21th floor of Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building, one of the 7 prominent Stalin’s skyscrapers. Construction of this timeless edifice was supervised personally by the Russian revolutionary Lavrenty Beria. Many notable Soviet people like political elite, scientists, athletes and actors used to live here. Do not miss the Museum of famous Russian ballet dancer Galina Ulanova housed in apartment # 185.
Immerse yourself in luxury atmosphere of Russian mansions of early 20th century with its noble interiors, designed in Art Deco style. This elegant and cozy property which at the same time is equipped with Jacuzzi and plenty of other modern amenities can also boast stunning views on Moskva-river and convenient location – it only takes a 15-minute ride to get to major city sites like The Kremlin and Red Square.
Rates start from $103 a night. What are you waiting for? Go grab your chance and rent apartment, Moscow is too hot a destination now, you won’t find a better deal!
Tower Apartment in Moscow
Another world known Stalin’s Sister Kudrinskaya Building needs no introduction and welcomes you to experience the unforgettable stay in the capital of Russia in this 2-bedroom spacious apartment. Enjoy an outstanding marriage of history and contemporary transformation, the austere white and dark wood, the rustic coziness and modern comfort.
And of course, get incredible breathtaking panoramic views of Moscow skylines from the large sunny balcony. Set off just meters away from 2 metro stations, this Moscow apartment is within easy and quick reach from anywhere in the city. Perfect place to start your Moscow Metro tour from.
Rates start from $293 a night, which is a good price for luxury Moscow rentals.
Old Arbat Magic House
This Parisian style Moscow apartment offers a top-notch location in the historic Old Arbat area, within a walking distance from Red Square, Christ the Savior Cathedral, Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and other top attractions. Uncover the little-known treasures of this vibrant neighborhood strolling past its bustling streets and visiting numerous museums, theaters, souvenir shops and cafes to satisfy all tastes. And, of course, do not miss the adjacent Red October Art District with famous bars, nightclubs and art galleries.
Beautiful and spacious, this apartment covering 100 sq m can sleep up to 5 guests and includes everything you might need for comfortable stay in Moscow. With king-sized bed and elegant interiors with lots of windows and bay windows, this lovely accommodation is also great for a romantic getaway.
Rates start from $167 a night. This is one of the best apartments in Moscow for its niche and high level.
A Magic Apartment in Moscow
If you’re searching for a Moscow accommodation with homey atmosphere and extraordinary interior solutions all in one, look no further than this spacious stylish Moscow apartment. Unique and artistic, it is dotted with antiques and fine art elements and has two small beautiful balconies overlooking the Christ the Savior Cathedral, Moscow Conservatory and the Kremlin.
It is located two blocks from Red Square on historic Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street where almost every house can boast its rich history. In addition to a great variety of restaurants and cafes there is also a great grocery store on the corner where you can sample a variety of Russian dishes made fresh daily.
Rates start from $126 a night, cheaper than luxury hotels in Moscow.
Cozy Spacious Moscow Apartment for a Big Family
This spacious apartment located in 5-minute walk from the Kremlin invites you to flash back in time and go through the several pages of rich Russian history. Dip into the atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Russia in Noble Room with its high oak entrance doors, three large windows, ceiling moldings, bronze chandelier, and a 100-year old antique buffet. Mayakovskaya Room features a black wrought iron bed, brick wall, gramophone which dates back to 1930s, a small table with two Vienna chairs, propaganda posters and porcelain, will be perfect place for Russian Silver Age poets admirers.
Enjoy reading the authentic “Izvestia” newspaper dated 1 May 1942 and sipping tea from the faceted thick-wall glass in the cozy “Stalinist” room. Gagarin’s room named after the first man in Space Yuri Gagarin will bring you back in the 1960s. Of all apartments in Moscow this one is the #1 for history buffs.
Rates start from $267 a night.
Architectural Masterpiece in the Center of Moscow
How about a spacious sunlit apartment… tucked into the attic floor of a historic 19th-century mansion? It certainly is the best choice for most discerning aesthetes. Stylish and tastefully decorated, this Moscow apartment has an unusual geometry and roof windows, where you can feast your eyes to sunset, starry and sun-drenched Moscow sky.
Old piano in the living room, an interesting book and photo collection, exclusive kitchen utensils and church bells in the mornings will leave unforgettable impression. In addition, it is a few steps away from the famous Pokrovka Street with its historic buildings dating back to 19th-early 20th century and 3 km away the very city center with its top touristic sites.
Rates start from $133 a night.
FineArtApart in Moscow – Gusyatnikov
Get a feel for both old and contemporary in this renovated loft style designed two-bedroom apartment located in the center of Moscow in Clear Pond neighborhood. In its immediate surroundings you can find plenty of restaurants, bars and coffee shops.
Located in a historic building of 19th century, this Moscow apartment will make you feel right at home with its quirky but fully-equipped kitchen, vintage library, antique furnishings and well-chosen accessories. Little guests will appreciate the children’s playground with numerous activities.
Rates start from $128 a night.
Moscow Apartment with Kremlin Views
Location is everything in a bustling city like Moscow, and this recently renovated one-bedroom apartment is proud of its unbeatable placement next to the Red Square and its astonishing views of the Kremlin and Tverskaya Street.
For just $74 a night (!), you will be within walking distance to some of the city’s top attractions like St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Bolshoi Theater, high-end GUM and TSUM shopping malls, Arbat and Zaryadye Park. Needless to say, the area provides activities for all tastes and budgets and is dotted with restaurants and cafes, fashionable boutiques and shops, museums, theaters and art galleries.
Old Arbat – Loft Studio Apartment
This small charming Moscow apartment with perfect mix of rustic and contemporary elements takes is located in famous pedestrian Arbat Street, the favorite street of all of our Moscow guides. There is a small kitchen area with all cooking utensils, washing machine, modern furnishings and cable TV. Little balcony above the vibrant street is ideal place for coffee sipping, making sketches of the magnificent 19-20th century architecture around or just people watching. The Christ the Savior Cathedral, Red Square and the luxurious GUM department store are close by along with all of the necessities for every day life in Moscow: shops, cozy cafes, trendy bars and gourmet restaurants.
Rates start from $67 a night. A typical price for cheap hotels in Moscow, but so much better than that!
Arbat Apartment with Kremlin View
This one bedroom elegant apartment on Arbat Street won’t let you forget that: it comes with small balcony overlooking the main square of Russia. Italian furniture and chimney of 18th century, tapestry on the walls, paintings on the ceiling, faucets in the bathroom create an unrivalled atmosphere of ancient Russian manor houses.
Rates start from $83 a night, steal of a deal for a place with a Kremlin view.
One-bedroom Moscow Apartment on Chisty Prudy
The Clear Ponds neighborhood is home to the Moscow Sovremennik Theater, numerous bars and restaurants, bakeries, shops, art galleries, contemporary photographic exhibitions and this nice apartment. Moscow accommodation for up up to 4 people offers 2 large beds, cozy kitchen with coffee machine and a pretty, sunlit balcony as well.
Host Maria has won her past guests over by giving careful thought even to the small details for a pleasant stay like complimentary coffee, tea, snacks and candies. Apartment also boasts its enviable location within walking distance of the Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Alexander Garden and more.
Rates start from $98 a night, a good price for a good central accommodation in Moscow.
Duplex Apartment in Moscow Center
Feel like royalty in the Palace of the early 19th century in this two-level one-bedroom apartment in Moscow featuring high ceilings, original moldings in the Empire style and classic parquet. The apartment covering 60 sq m comprises a spacious living room with kitchenette and a bedroom area. Located next to bustling Tverskaya Street, unarguably the main street in Moscow and historic landmark by itself, it’s set off in a building with over 1 meter-thick walls to ensure you get a good sleep.
Top city attractions like Red Square, the Bolshoi Theater and prominent GUM and TSUM shopping malls are just in 15 minutes walk away.
Rates start from $81 a night.
A Fantastic Apartment in the Center of Moscow
A true artist’s haunt, this is the perfect Moscow accommodation for the cultural explorers. This small stylish apartment will definitely surprise you with its huge collection of books as well as incredible amount of quirky elements of decor. Mosaic floor in the bathroom, red bass in the living room and abstract paintings of Arush Wotsmush on the walls are just few to mention.
This charming apartment is located in the heart of Kitay-gorod area, historic and cultural core of the city which will probably remind you the Europe with its old buildings, narrow streets and countless cafes and coffee shops. Moscow never sleeps and the best bars, pubs and entertainment venues nearby are the best illustration of this statement.
Rates start from $68 a night, which makes it a perfect place to stay in Moscow.
Solyanka Loft Studio Apartment in Downtown Moscow
This modern Moscow studio loft in Kitay-gorod neighborhood won’t be soon forgotten. Housed in pre-revolutionary building of 1914, this apartment has beautifully preserved the historical interior elements, including old bricks and pieces of pretty stucco work on the ceiling. It’s the ideal spot for visitors who want to feel home away from home while enjoying everything that Moscow has to offer. You definitely won’t regret booking this stylish apartment conveniently set just 10-15 minutes walk from the major sites of Russian capital like Red Square, the Kremlin and the Bolshoi Theater.
Rates start from $67 a night, which is cheaper than any cheap hotel. And the location is super convenient, a dream of any Muscovite.
Central Retro Styled Apartment
This one bedroom Moscow apartment exudes the unique charms of Soviet-Era -Intelligentsia style apartments, with its hardwood floors and numerous vintage accessories like old books collection, phonograph, authentic furniture, grand mirror and even Soviet epoch perfumes. Located on busy Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street, this cozy apartment on the 5th floor takes you away from the chaos of the city. Enjoy sipping the glass of wine or a cup of tea sitting in a small balcony observing Moscow vibrant life.
Apartment also boasts its convenient location next to Belorusskaya metro station, which is 5 minutes away from city center by metro and 40 minutes away from Sheremetyevo Airport via the Aeroexpress train. The Moscow Zoo and Moscow Planetarium are a 20-minute stroll away.
Rates start from $51 a night, which is the cheapest Moscow accommodation you could ever find
Deluxe Room in Moscow City
For $97 a night, you’ll have a spacious and lavish room on the 41th floor of one of the “Moscow-city” skyscrapers with a unique panoramic view of Moscow. Stylish and elegant, this room is decorated in noble grey and white tones and has all the amenities you may need for your comfortable staying. There are Afimall shopping mall, numerous restaurants and cafes, beauty parlors and World Class fitness center downstairs.
The city’s top attractions including the Arbat Street, Red Square and the Bolshoi Theater can be reached by metro in 15-20 minutes, as well as Park Pobedy (Victory Park), one of the largest memorial complexes in Russia and in the world, dedicated to the victory in the Great Patriotic War. By the way, Park Pobedy metro station is the deepest one in Moscow and one of the deepest metro stations in the world.
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