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Two Petersburg Ferries Converted Into Hotels For 2014 Olympics
14.08.2012 15:22
Two Petersburg Ferries Converted Into Hotels For 2014 Olympics
The likely interior of a room aboard the ferry (Source: http://www.stpeterline.com)

Following the examples of other Olympics host cities, Sochi plans to re-use two Petersburg ferries as hotels for guests.

      Two passage-boats, Princess Maria and Princess Anastasia, will arrive to Sochi in early 2014. The rooms will be used as regular hotel accommodation during the Olympic Games. In March 2014 the ferries will return to normal work in Petersburg.

      Presently there is no information about the cost of stay aboard the passage-boat; it is known that both ships will stand in a new port, currently under construction.

      The ferries were most prominently used during the Olympic Games at Barcelona where 15 cruise liners accommodated visitors. The use of boats helps to save on building extra tourist facilities.


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Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Russian tourism Olympics 2014 Sochi   

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