Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

Three new hotels to open in Minsk in 2017, nine more by 2020

belarusfeed.com / BelTA

Three new hotels to open in Minsk in 2017, nine more by 2020
3-star hotel in Torgovaya street. Photo: TUT.BY
Three new hotels with 640 beds will open doors to guests this year, Minsk city officials have revealed.

All of them – 3-star hotels.

“These include a 3-star hotel with 200 beds operating under Mercure brand in Torgovaya street; a hotel in a multifunctional complex in Kastryčnickaja street and a hotel at the intersection of Pobediteley Avenue and MKAD (Minsk Automobile Ring Road – note BF),” officials said.

Mercure hotel will be facing Zybitskaya, the most popular bar street in Minsk. The hotel in Kastryčnickaja street will also be neighboring popular hipster bars.

Besides, the opening of nine more hotels is planned by 2020. Thye will be able to accommodate 3,000 guests.

Statistic says that tourist flows to Minsk are growing. In January-June 2017 hotels welcomed 327,000 guests, which is 11% more than last year.

Tourists stay for 2.2 days on average.

Earlier, officials reported a decrease in hotel rates in the Belarusian capital. The development of tourism draws international hotel chains to the country, too.