Samara is a regional center on the large and deep Volga River. In summer, when the weather sets in hot, beach tourism is popular in Samara, and in 2018 one can interweave beach-related rest and visiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia matches.
This article considers a few options of stay in Samara in June, 2018.
Hotels near the stadium
Samara Arena is located on the outskirts of Samara in the settlement of Radiotsentr. Despite some distance from the downtown, the Arena location can be called as convenient. The stadium is short of the airport in the green belt, practically on the Volga River bank. A bus station and a tram line are going to appear near the stadium before the World Cup. Therefore, if you stay near the stadium, you will save time on visiting football matches and also enjoy pleasant walks in parks and along the Volga embankment. Below you will find some hotels within walking distance of the stadium:
There are a lot of inexpensive hotels and hostels in Samara. For those interested in saving on accommodation there is a dozen of offers in one-star and two-star hotels, as well as various apartments. At the same time, inexpensive hotels are located on the city outskirts and in the center. We have selected for you several offers just in the central part of Samara.
Hotels in the city center
Traditionally, the best hotels are located in the downtown. Staying in the center is convenient, and you can enjoy walking along the central embankment in the warm evening, as well as enjoy the ancient wooden architecture of the old city and visit numerous ancient temples and churches of Samara.
Samara is a large industrial and administrative center of Russia, therefore the city has no problem with hotels. The price level is average for Russia, but during the World Cup most hoteliers are expected to increase cost. When choosing a hotel you should pay attention to its location — Samara ranges along the river for many kilometers, so the way from the airport to the southern districts of the city can take more than an hour.