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Old Gates Hotel

From $130 per day
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Address:
Kichik Gala str. 8/1 (near Embassy of Poland and British Counsil), Baku, AzerbaijanShow map

Hotel services

General: 24 hour reception, Bar, Business centre, Conference facilities, Laundry / Dry cleaning / Ironing, Restaurant, Room service, Wi-Fi coverage

Sport and relax: Fitness Centre, Swimming pool

Services: Air-conditioning, Bathroom amenities, Direct dial phone , Hair dryer , Internet / Wi-Fi access, Mini-bar / Fridge, Satellite TV

'Old Gates' is a small hotel located in Baku's Old City next to Governor's Garden, Polish embassy and British Council office. Actually, it's based in the street where the famous scene from cult Soviet comedy The Diamond Arm (1968) - (Бриллиантовая Рука) - with watermelon skin and all-known catch phrase 'Чёрт побери' took place.

Apart from that the hotel has indeed a fantastic location with easy access to major tourist attractions of Baku. It has its own parking. The Caspian Sea Boulevard is 2 minutes walk away just over the walls of Old City across the road.

The Old Gates Hotel offers 11 spacious (converted apartments) Deluxe and Executive Suites (3 economic standard rooms, 6 deluxe rooms, 2 luxe rooms). All of the simply furnished rooms at the Old Gates come equipped with air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities and satellite TV. Some have a sitting area with a sofa. All rooms provide the captivating view over the Old City as well as the Caspian Sea.

Housekeeping needs more attention, rooms are not cleaned on a daily basis. Towels and linen changed on a weekly basis, if you stay so. A/C is terribly noisy.

The Hotel Gates’s restaurant features a summer terrace and views of Baku. Breakfast is rather limited and is served in the dark and dingy dining room. Hotels owner manages the business in a old Soviet style, lack of interest demonstrated by the management team.

Location is perhaps the only plus. But there are plenty more beautiful hotels in Baku, which are similarly or even less priced and located in the center. In the rest cleaning problems, absolute lack of interest and care by the staff. Try to find a better option.

HOTEL FACTS
Check-in time: 14.00 afternoon
Check-out time: 12.00 afternoon
Distance to/from airport: 15 minutes
Distance to/from Railway station: 10 minutes
Distance to/from city centre: in the very city centre
PRICES - $ USD, including VAT
Single Occupancy
Double Occupancy
Standard Room
 130
140
Deluxe Room   140  155
Luxe room  155  165
Executive apartment
 230  245

 * Rates above are inclusive of breakfast and WI-FI Internet

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