Best Places to Stay in Svaneti Georgia – Unique getaway stays

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Accommodation by Ani

Svaneti is one of the most unique places in the world. It is the highest inhabited region in the whole European region with antique history, authentic lifestyle, and mesmerizing landscapes. Whether you are into a Switzerland-inspired stay in the Caucasus mountains, a nature-infused hotel, or a friendly atmosphere with close encounters with local traditions at guest houses, there are several options that offer plenty to do and experience, which we will cover in the article.

Svaneti, Georgia is a recent spot that emerged on an international tourism map. A few years ago, there was no infrastructure developed and not enough accommodation options to attract foreign visitors. However, the place has always been popular among local travelers. Nowadays, the roads are of high quality with multiple transportation options including domestic flights  from Tbilisi, minivans, minibusses and etc. Furthermore, many hotels opened recently, however, there are no 5 star Svaneti Georgia hotels at the moment. The highest rating of the existing hotels is 4 stars. We will cover the top accommodation options in Svaneti for authentic stays, luxury stays, and nature-infused places to spend few days in peace.

Svaneti Countryside

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There are numerous options for authentic stays in the Svaneti region with beautiful vacation homes for rent and family stays. One of the best options in Mestia Svaneti (major town of the region) is Svaneti Countryside home. It is a unique place in the center of Mestia with authentic design and eco-architecture. The stay has got it all – the mountains, fresh air, snowy peaks, and breathtaking views. The place can accommodate up to 4 guests in two separate bedrooms with two beds. The most beautiful part of the house is its terrace facing the sky-touching mountains of the region. The place comes with all the necessary amenities and friendly hosts who will make sure that you accommodate in a new place without any discomfort.

Gistola Hotel Mestia

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Gistola Hotel Mestia is the newest hotel Svaneti with an official rating of 4 stars. The hotel has a perfect location to start from – right in the heart of Mestia. You can reach the Museum of History and Ethnography within 1.3 kilometers from the hotel and Mikhail Khergiani Houe Museum in just 600 meters from the accommodation. The hotel has a high-class service and offers both bars and restaurants with traditional and European cuisine. Guests can get rooms with city views or river views and have access to a terrace, as well. The hotel services also include airport transfers with Mestia Airport being within a few minutes drive only (1 km).

Suntower Hotel Svaneti

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Suntower Hotel Svaneti is a budget-friendly but highly comfortable 3 star hotel in Svaneti Georgia. Right in the center of Mestia, the hotel comes with the best location in the town. All the main attractions, including the Museum of History and Ethnography, as well as several house museums, are accessible within 600 meters from the hotel. The King Tamar airport Mestia is within a 5 minute drive from the hotel. It is a perfect choice for winter travelers, as well with special ski-to-door access for the guests. The restaurant and the bar of the hotel offer authentic dishes based on the fusion of traditional and contemporary international cuisine.

Hotel Mestia Inn

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Another 3-star hotel in Mestia Georgia, Hotel Mestia Inn is an innovative three star hotel located in Mestia. The hotel stands 200 meters from the Museum of History and Ethnography and few minutes drive away from the local airport. The property is the best choice for families with children as it offers large family rooms that can accommodate two adults with two children. The hotel also has a large terrace with breathtaking views over the mountains.