Complex "Baikalov Ostrog": photo, reviews, how to get
The cleanest and deepest freshwater lake onthe planet beckons travelers from all over the world. Here find themselves an occupation and lovers of outdoor activities, and those that prefer cognitive tourism.
The lake is located in the south of Eastern Siberia, inseventy kilometers from the city of Irkutsk. This natural monument is one of the most popular tourist sites of our country. There are twenty-six islands on Lake Baikal. But the biggest and most interesting is Olkhon - the center of the shamanic world. It was here that the northern sorcerers hid in their time, escaping from the persecution of Genghis Khan.
Olkhon is always sunny. And even if the rest of the islands - a thunderstorm and a strong wind, there is good weather. But Olkhon is famous not only for its natural conditions. Here the mountain ranges are combined with the cleanest beaches. There are many recreation centers on the island, among which "Baikalov Ostrog" stands out. Photo, description and prices for accommodation in it can be found in this article.
Hotel «Baikalov Ostrog»
There are many places on Olkhon where they stoptourists. This is a mini-hotels, and hotels, and tourist centers. But the biggest complex on the island offering the most diverse services is the recreation center "Baikalov Ostrog". Baikal is beautiful at any time of the year. Therefore, tourists come here in any month. This is the only hotel on Olkhon, built directly on the coastline. It is located on the outskirts of a small fishing village of Khuzhir. From the windows of the rooms of this hotel complex there are magnificent views of the most famous lake on the planet. Outwardly Baikal Ostrog looks like a typical wooden building of a Cossack settlement. It is perfect for family holidays, and for corporate. You can come here on weekends to get distracted from the noise of a big city.
How to get there
In the summer time in "Baikalov Ostrog" from Irkutskyou can come by bus or minibus. Every day at nine in the morning from the central market and from the Palace of Sports is convenient transport. The fare is one thousand rubles one way. Back buses go at ten or twelve hours directly from the hotel. It is necessary to book tickets in advance.
Those who are going to come to Baikal Ostrogfrom Irkutsk by private transport, must see in advance the route along the Kachug tract. It should be borne in mind that, having reached the village of Sahurte, you will have to use the ferry. It works every day from seven in the morning until ten in the evening from May to October. Then a gravel road leads to the village of Khuzhir on the island of Olkhon. From the ferry station, you need to drive forty-five kilometers to get to the Baikal Ostrog complex. The distance to the village of Khuzhir from Irkutsk is about two hundred and eighty kilometers.
The business card of this hotel complexis his restaurant. From its panoramic windows offer stunning views of the lake. "Baikalov Ostrog" offers its customers a free guarded parking lot, a conference hall for 100 people, a computer room. In many reviews, it is particularly noted that the hotel does not have its own laundry, since the owners are very careful about environmental issues. Right here in the hotel, you can buy sightseeing tours or rent a necessary equipment and a vehicle.
"Baikalov Ostrog" offers its customersthirty-eight rooms of the standard category with an area of seventeen square meters. They are located on the first floors of two-story houses. They have beds - TWIN or DBL, bedside tables, table with two chairs, built-in wardrobe, TV with digital and analogue channels, mini fridge. The bathroom has a bath with a shower and a hairdryer.
In the rooms of the category standard plus there is one moreextra bed - sofa. Their area is twenty square kilometers. meters. They are on the second floor of the houses. The hotel also has forty-eight sectional rooms with an area of thirteen square meters. m. They are located in two-story buildings. Each section consists of three double rooms facing the common hall, a bathroom with a sink installed, and a shower room.
The Baikal Ostrog tourist center also offersaccommodation in three suites with an area of thirty-four square meters. These superior rooms consist of two rooms and a hall. The bedroom has a double bed, there are bedside tables, a wardrobe, dressing table, safe and chair. In the office there are a sofa, a writing and a coffee table with one chair. The bathroom is separate, with a shower, toilet, bidet, hairdryer and all necessary accessories.
In total, Baikal Ostrog can simultaneously take two hundred and fifty people in summer and one hundred and ten in winter.
On the territory of the hostel there is an excellent restaurant withpanoramic windows. Here often come tourists who prefer to eat in completely unique conditions. Judging by the reviews, dinner in the restaurant of the hostel is as if sitting on the deck of a fashionable yacht. The glass walls and snow-white ceiling are very similar to the harnessed sail. In the design there is an installation "The conquest of Siberia by the Cossacks". The menu is European cuisine. The restaurant is designed for two hundred and fifty people. There is also a bar and a dance floor. Breakfast is included in the price. The restaurant also operates on a fast food system. In this case, lunch costs four hundred, and dinner - three hundred and fifty rubles. For dishes ordered from the menu, you need to pay after the fact. On request, the restaurant is open from six to eleven in the evening.
Cost of numbers of a category standard and standardplus for the day from September 1 to October 30, and also from February to June is 4,450 rubles with breakfast. In high season, the price is different - 4950 rubles. The cost of sectional numbers is three thousand and three thousand six hundred rubles, respectively. Suites are more expensive. In high season for them it is necessary to pay ten thousand, and in low - nine thousand rubles.
Extra bed in a room of the category standard plus will cost a day in a thousand rubles with breakfast.
Check-in at the hotel "Baikalov Ostrog" is scheduled forfourteen, and departure - for twelve hours. Wi-Fi in the territory of the hotel complex is not provided anywhere. For children under three years of age without the provision of an additional place, payment for accommodation is not required. Accommodation with pets should be discussed in advance with the administration.
At the tourist center "Baikalov Ostrog" there is a gooda gym with exercise equipment, a table for playing table tennis, etc. Special grounds for volleyball, football and badminton are provided on its territory. The pride of the complex are two Russian paired with a font. Children can play on the court with a swing. And, of course, many people come to Baikal to swim in its clear waters. At the hostel own beach with equipped descents directly to the water. On the shore, two wooden terraces have been built, where you can do exercises in the open air in the mornings. From them you can go down the stairs to the beach. There is a possibility to rent a brazier with skewers, a table and two benches for a picnic in the bosom of nature. This service is paid: it will cost about two thousand rubles. More recently, three outdoor swimming pools have been installed on site.
Upon agreement, you can book excursions, for example, to the Shamanka Rock, Burhan Cape, etc., transfer, banquet, etc. Helicopter tours along the Baikal and the Eastern Sayans are organized at the request of the customers.
«Baikalov Ostrog»: reviews
"It's very good", - that's what they say aboutthis hotel complex many tourists. It has a convenient location - up to Khuzhir only five hundred meters. In the village you can buy fish, souvenirs, tasty lunch, for example, in the restaurant "Nomad". As for the rooms, there are no particular complaints: ordinary standard rooms with everything you need. The only downside is the lack of Internet, although many believe that it is necessary to come here to completely disconnect from the outside world.