MainAZIMUT Hotels — Our history, geography


Over the years, the AZIMUT brand has carved its own niche, representing and embracing the life, character and vibrancy of the cities where its hotels are located, both within Russia and abroad.

The achievements are to be celebrated.

Today, AZIMUT Hotels is:

  • One of the largest International hotel operator in Russia in terms of rooms and geographic coverage.
  • One of the most dynamically growing and developing hotel chains.
  • An International Hotel Company with Russian origins, constantly evolving, diversifying and expanding. The chain is supported by a 24-hour Central Reservations Centre and a shared corporate culture and service standards.
  • Currently offering about 8,000 hotel rooms, supported by extensive conference and meeting facilities and fully integrated technological and internet systems.

2004: Samara / Ufa / Kostroma - The story began in three cities.

2005: Later in 2005 the hotels in St.Petersburg, Vladivostok, Astrakhan and Murmansk were purchased.

2006: The birth of the AZIMUT Hotels brand, uniting seven hotels and seven unique destinations in Russia.

2008: Berlin / Dresden / Cologne / Munich / Nuremberg / Erding / Vienna - AZIMUT continued its journey and entered the European market, with properties in the large cities of Germany and Austria.

2010: Novosibirsk / Voronezh - The brand continues to expand within Russia.

2011: Nizhny Novgorod - Restructuring to unite the European and Russian portfolios.

2012: AZIMUT launches SMART Philosophy and the opening of it’s first loft-hotel in Moscow. In June 2012 the first AZIMUT Hotel in Moscow started to accommodate its Guests. AZIMUT Moscow Tulskaya Hotel is the first loft-hotel in Moscow. The five-storey red brick building has been carefully reconstructed and converted into a hotel.

2013: Ambitious plans see AZIMUT open two hotels in Sochi, the newly appointed Olympic capital of Russia. Opening of AZIMUT Moscow Olympic Hotel under AZIMUT brand.

2014: On the 4th of September 2014 AZIMUT Hotel Murmansk was opened after renovation. Renewed Hotel offers 186 modern SMART guest rooms, conference hall - transformer for more than 500 people, banquet hall, bar, DELIC Cafe Coffee shop and Arctic restaurant.

2015: Opening of AZIMUT Hotel Vladivostok after renovation. Opening of the new hotel in Vienna - AZIMUT Vienna Delta Hotel.

AZIMUT Hotels plans to open more hotels in Moscow, prominent regional centers and European countries.

We won't stop now. Moving forward, we rely on the standards which brought us to success.

AZIMUT Hotels are the best choice:

  • A reflection of the very best that each city has to offer.
  • Shared corporate standards of hospitality values and service standards in  all locations and properties.
  • Centrally located hotels in the largest cities of Russia, Germany and Austria.
  • State of the art technology including Wi-Fi in all hotels.
  • Staff trained to look after all guests whether for business or pleasure.
  • Comfortable and modern banquet halls and meeting facilities.
  • A loyalty programme to reward returning and regular guests.
  • Frequent Flyer programmes supported with leading airlines.
  • The SMART philosophy of new room and Lobby concepts and designs is already implemented in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Ufa, Murmansk, Vladivostok & Munich.