About AZIMUT Hotels
Over the years we have become part of the life, character and mood of many cities in Russia. We have achieved a lot, and we really have a lot to be proud of.
- 19 years of hotel management experience
- Developed service standards
- Loyal guest audience
- One of the fastest growing and developing brands.
In April 2022, a large-scale rebranding of the hotel chain was launched, as a result of which four sub-brands appeared (AZIMUT City, AZIMUT Hotel, AZIMUT Park, AZIMUT Health) led by the master brand AZIMUT Hotels, as well as a separate brand METROPOL and A-HOTEL.
Rebranding allows you to understand which hotels and sanatoriums are focused on family holidays, business travel and spa treatment. All sub-brands comply with the uniform high standards of AZIMUT Hotels service.
The division of the chain's hotels into sub-brands clearly shows that AZIMUT Hotels welcomes any guests and there is a comfortable accommodation option for everyone.List of hotels
Renovated hotels with a conditional star rating of 4/4+, located in the dynamic center of the business and cultural life of the city. Reliable support for business and private trips in Russia.List of hotels
Hotels of 3-4 "stars" level, located in the city center near the main attractions. Reasonable price-quality ratio for accommodation anywhere in Russia.List of hotels
Country hotels that are suitable for a comfortable family holiday and corporate events. This is a place where you can combine work activities with active recreation and recuperation.List of hotels
Sanatoriums equipped with a medical base in ecologically clean areas and nature reserves. Some of the sanatoriums are located in promising regions of domestic tourism: Sochi, the Caucasus
Mineral Waters and Altai. AZIMUT Health is a place where you can recuperate and improve your health. The network's portfolio includes 18 sanatoriums, 7 of them are under rebranding.List of health resorts
Budget hotels 2-3 "stars", located in dynamic locations near the most interesting. Suitable for those who need to be in the center of events. The quality is now more affordable.List of hotels
Alexander Ilyich Klyachin has been working in the tourism industry for more than 15 years. A well-known Russian businessman, investor and philanthropist. Owner of the largest national hotel operator AZIMUT Hotels.
Actively participates in the development of international and Russian tourism and the hotel industry in Moscow and other Russian cities.
Alexander Ilyich Klyachin is a member of the following organizations:
- AZIMUT Hotels Company management company (Azimut hotel chain, METROPOL Hotel, Petrovsky Hotel, etc.);
- investment company Gleden Invest;
- the Board of Trustees of the Bolshoi Theater;
- Board of Trustees of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center;
- the organization "Business Russia".
He created the largest hotel chain in Russia, which today has more than 10,000 rooms and includes more than 60 hotels and sanatoriums throughout Russia, as well as several hotels abroad.
- Graduated from the Higher School of Economics with a degree in Management.
- Candidate of Economic Sciences (State University of Management).
- In 1999, he began his career as a night auditor at the 5* Marriott Moscow Grand Hotel.
- In 2007, he took the position of regional financial controller of six hotels in Moscow under the management of Interstate.
- In 2012, he took the position of General Manager of the Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya Hotel. After 2 years, another Moscow hotel of the chain, Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky, came under his leadership.
- In 2016, he headed the Marriott Moscow Grand Hotel.
- Since December 2018, he has been the CEO of AZIMUT Hotels chain. Prior to that, since 2017, he held the post of Operating Director of AZIMUT Hotels and was responsible for strategic planning of the company's activities, general personnel management, as well as control of the network's business processes.
AZIMUT City Hotel Comcity Moscow, located in Comcity Office Park in the south-west of Moscow, opened its doors to the guests on February 1. The room stock consists of 150 rooms. There is a restaurant, a lobby bar and a conference area for 300 people on the territory of the hotel.
AZIMUT City Hotel Tyumen is a high-tech business hotel in the center of the city with modern design and room stock of 125 rooms. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2024.
Moreover, a contract was signed for the management of AZIMUT City Hotel Center Sochi (Hotel Moscow) with about 300 comfortable rooms of premium level.
Besides the location in the city center, the distinguishing feature of the complex will be its developed infrastructure - a restaurant complex managed by famous restaurant groups, a large conference center, SPA and fitness center, as well as a separate residence block. It is scheduled to open in 2024.
On the territory of the sanatorium "Buran" (Sergiev Posad), a new accommodation option appeared — comfortable bungalows in a wooded area. This is a unique opportunity to combine medical tourism with outdoor recreation just 80 km from the capital. Bungalows are available in the categories "Standard", "Comfort" and "Family" (up to 4 people). Guests, living there, will have the opportunity to use the infrastructure of the sanatorium.
Two famous sanatoriums joined AZIMUT Hotels family. They will work under the RZD-Zdorovie brand — Semashko Sanatorium Kislovodsk (153 rooms) and Sanatorium Verner Essentuki (former Sanatorium Ukraine Essentuki, 117 rooms).
A management contract has been signed with AZIMUT Hotel Yoshkar-Ola 4*. This will be the first hotel in the capital of the Republic of Mari El. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2024. The number of rooms will be 47 comfortable rooms.
AZIMUT Hotels is expanding its presence in Siberia. A management contract has been signed with AZIMUT City Hotel Irkutsk Airport. A business hotel with a modern technological design will offer guests of the city more than 100 comfortable rooms.
AZIMUT Hotels is expanding its presence in the Moscow region and has announced the addition of a 75-room hotel in Orekhovo-Zuevo. The future hotel building will be located within the creative cluster "Stachka" (formerly the Morozov Manufactory). The first part of the hotel (40 rooms) is planned to open in 2024.
In 2022 AZIMUT Hotels continued to actively expand its geographical area of presence. Two hotels in Moscow, two hotels in Yekaterinburg, as well as a hotel in Tobolsk, Ulyanovsk and near Tula added to the chain's portfolio.
At the end of the year AZIMUT Park Hotel Tula 4 with 89 rooms was added to the chain's portfolio. The hotel is located 160 km away from the Moscow MKAD Ring Road in the in close proximity of the State Memorial and Natural Reserve "Leo Tolstoy Museum-Estate Yasnaya Polyana" and represents three 3-storey complexes surrounded by picturesque landscape.
In addition, the chain announced the opening of AZIMUT Park Hotel Loo (Sochi) in 2023 in a multifunctional complex LOO RESORT & SPA.
In 2022 a letter of intent was signed to open new hotels in Kursk, Magadan, as well as the Rai-Iz complex in the Polar Urals.
One of the most significant events of the year was a large-scale re-branding of the chain that resulted in four sub-brands headed by the master brand AZIMUT Hotels, as well as a separate brand A-HOTEL.
Moreover, a functional co-working zone for 30 persons was opened in the second half of the year in AZIMUT City Hotel Ufa. A comprehensive modernization of the room stock and public areas to the level of 4* was carried out in two buildings AZIMUT Park Apartments Valset Center and Valset Premium.
Against the backdrop of world events, AZIMUT Hotels pays even more attention to domestic tourism.
AZIMUT Hotel Tula 4 * was opened in May 2021: a modern hotel with original designer interiors and an excellent location in the heart of the historical center of Tula.
During the year, two AZIMUT Hotels in Rosa Khutor (Sochi) were sent for renovation (radical improvement of the interiors and equipment of the rooms).
In April 2021 METROPOL Grand Hotel Gelendzhik - the best five-star hotel on the Black Sea coast of Russia with impeccable service - joined the chain.
In July 2021, a contract was signed to manage the AZIMUT Park Hotel Plus Residence 4* in Sochi. The hotel will offer 383 rooms, 3 swimming pools, a restaurant, bars, a large SPA center, a children's playground, and conference halls for 500 people. The opening of the hotel is planned for the summer of 2024.
A new hotel in Frankfurt and two hotels in Russia - in Kaspiysk and Khabarovsk - were opened in autumn. The hotels are located in the center of the cities and close to the main tourist attractions.
AZIMUT Health is a place where you can recuperate and improve your well-being!
AZIMUT Hotels chain has launched AZIMUT Health line based on 18 former "RZD-HEALTH" sanatoriums in such places as Krasnodar region, Stavropol, Altai, Povolzhye, Moscow and Kaliningrad regions.
The total area of sanatorium facilities amounts to 100 hectares. All sanatoriums have an extensive medical base in operation and are located in ecologically clean areas and natural reserves.
Some of the sanatoriums are located in the most promising regions of domestic tourism - Sochi, the Caucasian Mineral Waters and Altai.
The high quality of services is supported by the continuous introduction of best practices in the field of recreation, outdoor activities and customer service.
AZIMUT Health specialization profile:
— health resort treatment and recreation
— rehabilitation treatment
— medical rehabilitation
— comprehensive disease prevention
— SPA services.
In 2019, the AZIMUT Hotels chain expanded with three hotels in the cities of the Golden Ring: Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky and Uglich.
AZIMUT Hotel Volga Astrakhan has opened - a hotel complex on the island, which has become the "fishing mecca" of the Volga delta.
AZIMUT Hotels pushed the boundaries again by opening the first Israeli hotel on the Mediterranean coast in the resort town of Netanya.
In 2018 AZIMUT Hotels chain launched new hotels in six more cities. We opened business hotels in Kemerovo and Penza and one more business hotel in Mirny. Moving towards resorts AZIMUT Hotels chain added branches in Tuapse and Nalchik.
In the same year AZIMUT Pereslavl hotel complex was opened, which in 2020 will win the National Hotel Award and will be named the best family hotel.
2017In the first half of 2017 the family of AZIMUT Hotels had four new arrivals: AZIMUT Hotel Smolenskaya Moscow, AZIMUT Hotel Polar Star Yakutsk, AZIMUT Hotel Kyzyl and AZIMUT Hotel Kemerovo. The Moscow hotel opened 17 June to become a flagship SMART hotel of the chain in the capital's old town. The downtown hotel in Yakutsk has been under the control of AZIMUT Hotels since 1 June. With its larger service package and optional extras meeting the high standards of hospitality at AZIMUT Hotels, the hotel offers business travellers a comfortable environment for work and relaxation. In the second part of the year AZIMUT Hotel Kyzyl 5* was opened, it became a modern 7-storey business hotel on the bank of the Yenisei river.
2013Our Olympic-scale plans are brought to fruition. November saw the opening of two hotels in the sports' city, Sochi: AZIMUT Hotel Resort and SPA Sochi 4* (which ceased operating as a hotel complex in 2015 due to being re-purposed for the needs of a children's development center), and AZIMUT Hotel Sochi 3* (which changed hands in 2016 as AZIMUT Hotels gave up the management of this hotel because it did not meet the new concepts service standards for the chain). The opening of one of the biggest hotels for the chain - AZIMUT Hotel Olympic Moscow - winner of the Lodestar 2016 award.
2010AZIMUT points in new directions with two very different and very vibrant cities - Novosibirsk and Voronezh.
2008The brand continues to travel around the world, breaking into the European market by getting known in major cities in Germany and Austria. Hotels opened in Berlin, Dresden, Cologne, Munich, Nuremberg, Erding and Vienna.
2006The birth of the AZIMUT brand, uniting seven hotels and seven exceptional Russian cities.
2004Samara, Ufa and Kostroma were the first cities in which the foundations for the future hotel chain were laid in 2004.