Prós: Closeness to the Volga river and the parks ,gardens and walkways along the river.
Contras: Communication with some staff more difficult as little English spoken,but most exceedingly helpful in arranging transport
Prós: Rooms are modern and comfort.
Contras: Staff can't smile. Walls between rooms are made of paper - you will be hearing all that happens in the next room. Stairs and space before hotel are not cleanes from snow and ice - be careful.