Cosmos Hotel

The Cosmos Hotel is located in north-central Moscow in a green zone on one of the city's major streets, Mira Avenue, 20 minutes drive from the city centre. It is located next to the VDNKh exhibition center, close to Ostankino Telecom Tower, the Olympic Stadium and the "Sokolniki" Exhibition Complex.

Hotel Cosmos
Cosmos Hotel, Moscow.jpg
Cosmos Hotel is located in Moscow
Cosmos Hotel
General information
TypeHotel
LocationMoscow, Russia
Address129366, Moscow, Prospect Mira, 150
Town or cityMoscow
CountryRussia
Coordinates55°49′20″N 37°38′50″E / 55.82222°N 37.64722°E / 55.82222; 37.64722Coordinates: 55°49′20″N 37°38′50″E / 55.82222°N 37.64722°E / 55.82222; 37.64722
Completed1979
Opened1979
Height
Top floor25
Technical details
Floor count25
Floor area106,113 sq.m.
Website
www.hotelcosmos.ru/eng/

OverviewEdit

 
Hotel Cosmos at Night

The hotel complex was built to serve the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow in 1980. The building and the nearby monument "Conquerors of Space" were developed jointly by a team of Soviet and French architects: V. Andreev and T. Zaikin and B. Steiskal of Mosproekt 1; and O. Kakub, P. Jouglet, S. Epstein of France.[1] Construction of buildings was a joint venture with French property company Sefri[2] (today called Sefri Cime).

The hotel, with 1,777 rooms, is the largest hotel in Russia.[3]

Cosmos Hotel, which is owned by Sistema, is located at Prospect Mira, 150 in Moscow.[4]

HistoryEdit

The official opening ceremony took place on 18 July 1979 and was attended by prominent politicians, businessmen, and stars of the Soviet system. Special guest singer Joe Dassin performed at the opening.[5]

In popular cultureEdit

The Cosmos Hotel was a location in the Russian movie Day Watch.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zhuravlev (1980). "Architects - Olympics 80" (Magazine) (7) (Architecture USSR ed.). Moscow: Stroyizdat: 1–9. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Fahmy, Isis (July 31, 2005). Around the World with Isis. Papadakis. p. 201. ISBN 9781901092493.
  3. ^ "Крупнейший отель/гостиница (The largest hotel (number of rooms))". Kniga Rekordov Rossii (Book of Records of Russia). Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2015. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ Кириленко, Анастасия (2 April 2019). "On the death of Tamm: Solntsevskaya gang's ties to FSB and United Russia". The Insider. Retrieved 29 March 2022.
  5. ^ http://www.hotelcosmos.ru/eng/ Hotel website

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