Georgia is trendy destination. Everyone now talks about Georgia. It’s cradle of delicious food and wine. But according to the statistics, great number of tourists come to Georgia for business, because of its business friendly environment. Country received a ranking of 16 among 190 economies in Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All. Georgia is also among the top 10 global improvers for implementing reforms to their business regulations.It may surprise you to know that Georgia has the oldest continuous unbroken tradition of wine making in the world, stretching back over 8,000 years and today, there are more than 500 indigenous grape varieties still cultivated there.
So if you decided to visit Georgia, you need to know which hotels are best in terms of service, price and location.
Here we present selection of hotels reviewed by The FINANCIAL recently:
1) Georgia Palace Hotel & Spa
Situated on a Kolkheti Plain and 25 km north of Batumi (Georgia) Kobuleti is distinguished by a unique microclimate which benefits cardiovascular, respiratory and nervous system unlike any other on Georgia’s Black Sea coast. A pleasant subtropical climate, fresh air, plenty of sunshine, warm sea and Adjarian Mountains nearby create one of the most desirable holiday destinations in Georgia.
156 elegantly designed and spacious rooms, all with private balconies, open the wonderful views of the sea, the surrounding mountains or our beautiful garden. A modern decor with soft, pastel colored furnishings create a warm, welcoming feeling.
During Soviet Period, luxury villas of the aristocrats became the property of “red commissars”. One of the best summer-cottages, with the ideal location, became the property of Lavrentiy Beria, the governor of Caucasus Region. Soon after his move to Moscow, his summer-cottage was transformed into the sanatorium, which was named ”Sakartvelo” (“Georgia”).The sanatorium became one of the most prestigious places of recreation for the elected representatives of science, movies, theater and arts.
Nowadays in place of sanatorium “Sakartvelo” there is a modern, luxury 5 star spa-hotel” Georgia Palace”, which since the day of the opening hosts hundreds of famous people, among them: the President of Georgia-Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Ukraine-Victor Yushchenko, the President of Poland-Lech Kaczynski, the European Union High Commissioner Khavier Solana, jazz musician Markus Miller, the singer Tania Maria, the singer Keti Melua, opera stars Paata Burchuladze and Nino Surguladze, famous Georgian footballer, businessmen and politician Kakha Kaladze
2) Leogrand Batumi
Another luxurious hotel on Black Sea cost is located in Batumi. Located 700 m from Argo Cable Car in Batumi, Leogrand Hotel & Casino Batumi features a restaurant, bar and free WiFi. The hotel has a spa centre and sauna, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.
Certain units have a seating area for your convenience. Views of the sea, mountain or city are featured in certain rooms. The rooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries. A flat-screen TV is featured.
You will find a 24-hour front desk and hairdresser’s at the property.
The hotel also offers car hire. Batumi Sea Port is 800 m from Leogrand Hotel Casino Batumi, while Piazza is 800 m away. The nearest airport is Batumi International Airport, 5 km from Leogrand Hotel & Casino Batumi.
3) Hôtels & Préférence Hualing Tbilisi
Hôtels & Préférence Hualing Tbilisi is a 5 star Hotel with French touch located on the shorelines of the famous Tbilisi Sea, a perfect gateway to clean, fresh air, relaxing atmosphere and an exceptional panoramic view of Tbilisi hills. The Hotel is mainly created for business and leisure purposes, offering remarkable services in Georgia.
Designed to impress, the Hotel’s 246 rooms provide you with a natural, comfortable and elegant stay. In addition to the rooms, the Hotel comprises various Dining Outlets with Asian, European and local cuisine, Recreation Center with indoor swimming pool, gym, aerobic & yoga spaces and unique Meeting Facilities with 1 Grand Ball Room (800 m. sq.) and 6 conference halls.
The Hotel’s objective is to provide luxury services in Leisure, Corporate and MICE hospitality industry and continue to approach products in a very authentic, contemporary and innovative style.
4) Hotel Coste, Tbilisi
The newly renovated Costé Hotel (former Varazi) embraces all advantages of a modern 4 star city hotel: central location, contemporary interior design, excellent service and 60 comfortable rooms. Located near the Philarmonia (Tbilisi Event Hall), in walking distance from the Rustaveli Avenue, the hotel offers easy access to the sightseeing and shopping spots of the city.
4) Schuchmann Wines Chateau & Spa
This elegant design hotel in T’elavi Georgia has its own vineyard and stunning views of the Caucasus Mountain Range. Guests can enjoy free wine tours and wine tasting in the hotel’s winery, and free WiFi.
Rooms at the Schuchmann Wines Chateau & Spa are furnished in a simple contemporary style offering wooden floors and flat-screen TV. Some rooms include a fireplace or balcony.
The hotel restaurant features Georgian cuisine and a tasting room where guests can sample local wines for free. A buffet breakfast is provided and room service is also available.
Schuchmann Wines Chateau & Spa offer various treatments including different types of massage service, guests can relax in sauna as well. Guests can play mini golf, table tennis, billiard.
Schuchmann Wines Chateau & Spa is 5 km away from T’elavi city centre. An airport shuttle goes to Tbilisi Airport, a 90-minute drive away.
This property is also rated for the best value in Tʼelavi! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.