Today, it is possible to find all types of accommodation in Russia - for every taste and every budget - hotels of various service level, hostels, motels along the major highways, apartment rentals and campsites. But of course, the situation varies from city to city. The tourist capital of the country is St. Petersburg, there are large hotel chains there, really inexpensive hostels, and hundreds of small and budget hotels in the historic part of the city. But keep in mind that that in June, the city runs out of hotel space pretty fast, especially when it is hosting the World Cup, the Economic Forum and annual white nights, the latter brings in romantics from all over the former USSR. But it is necessary to take into account that in June the place usually end up everywhere, particularly at a time when the city championship of the world economic forum and a white night, collecting all the romantics from all over the former USSR. .
There are fewer small hotels in Moscow, but new ones are constantly opening up. The same applies to Kazan and Sochi. Experienced travelers from around the world prefer to rent apartments. If this is done through an agency, it is not very different from renting a hotel room. However, direct renting through airbnb or from its intermediaries, that stand with a ‘for rent’ sign at train stations, requires a more attentive and cautious approach, otherwise it could lead to unwanted adventures. It’s a good idea to look at the feedback and rating, before renting through an on-line service .