The area of metro station Smolenskaya is located in the Central Administrative Okrug in Khamovniki District. From the left side it adjoins the bank of Moskva-river. From the right side it adjoins famous Arbat and Ostozhenka area named Golden Mile for its status of prime residential location. Thus it comprises the area inside the Boulevard Ring and outside area limited by natural bounds – the beautiful Moskva-river.
Why this location is popular amidst expats
First of all it is located in the nearest proximity to the very centre. In addition numerous embassies, trade missions and a-list business centers are located in this area. Hundreds of diplomats and foreign top-managers have converted this calm residential area to the highly developed downtown. We can just name several important diplomatic and governmental institutions located near metro station Smolenskaya. They are the USA Embassy, the UK Embassy and the famous skyscraper of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia which is one of the Seven Sisters Stalin period skyscrapers.
Housing and rental prices in Smolenskaya area
There are all types of residential buildings in the area of Smolenskaya: ancient restored pre-revolutionary buildings, Stalin period buildings, ministerial and contemporary residential developments which are included in the list of luxury housing as well as modest brick and panel buildings constructed comparatively recently.
Apartment rentals in the unpretentious brick and panel building can cost not less then in pompous pre-revolutionary or Stalin period building owing to the convenient central location and qualitative modern renovation.
|Average rental rates for flats in Smolenskaya|
1-2 bedroom apartment
$ 5000 +
Infrastructure of Smolenslaya area
Certainly having such a huge bulk of offices, the increased business activity along with residential expat spots the infrastructure of the area meets the requirements of the residents. There is a great number of cafes, restaurants, cinemas, health centers, chemistry’s, and hairdresser’s in Smolenskaya area. Expatriates who are planning to rent apartment in Moscow usually are pleasantly surprised by the wide variety of recreation facilities and abundance of trading spots in Smolenskaya and neighboring Arbat area.
CAFES AND RESTAURANTS
Neopalimovsky 1st, lane 6, Tel. +7 (495) 2485102
Smolensky blvd.., 15, Tel.: +7 (495) 2911667
Taras Bulba Tavern
Smolensky blvd.., 1, Tel.: +7 (495) 2466902
Smolenskaya-Sennaya Sq.., 23/25, Tel.: +7 (495) 2447121
Smolensky 1st lane, 3/2, Tel.: +7 (495) 2416217
Smoenskaya St. 5, hotel Zolotoye Koltzo, tel.+7 (495) 725-03-53
Smolenskaya sq.., 3, Tel. +7 (495) 663-39-99
Les Menus Par Pierre Gagnaire
Novinsky blvd.., 8, block. 2, Tel. +7 (495) 287-05-15
Armenian, Georgian cuisine
2nd Smolensky lane, 1/4, Tel.. +7 (495) 741-91-92
BEAUTY SALONS AND HAIRDRESSER'S
Beauty Salon Garnet
Pluschikha St., 14, Tel.: +7 (499) 248-15-98
Savvinskaya emb., 5, Tel.:+7 (499) 248-22-93
Beauty Salon SPA Philosophy
Glazovsky lane., 5, Tel.: +7 (495) 988-78-72
Sono Day Spa
Smolenskaya emb., 2, Tel.: +7 (499) 248-00-28
Pluschikha St., 53/25, Tel.: +7 (495) 2482167
Plischikha St., 33, Tel.: +7 (495) 2482772
Britana Beauty Salon
Burdenko St., 14, Tel.: +7 (495) 2482482
Smolenslaya St., 5, Zolotoye Koltso hotel, Tel.: +7 (495) 7250247
Smolenskaya-Sennaya Sq., 23/25, Tel. +7 (495) 7953795