The hotel “Mergen Bator” is the first to become the 5-stars hotel in Eastern Siberia

June 6, 2014

The hotel “Mergen Bator” is situated in the Buryat Business Centre of the city of Ulan-Ude. It belongs to the “Putnik” hotels collection of the Group of companies “Metropol”. Today on June 6th it has been granted with “5 stars”. It is the first hotel in Eastern Siberia ranked by Russian Hotel Association (RHA) as a “5-stars hotel”. It was reported by Gennadiy Lamshin the president of Russian Hotel Association (RHA). According to his speech the hotel “Mergen Bator” meets all of the large numbers of criterions that The State Hotel Ranking System contains of. Gennadiy Lamshin called “Mergen-Bator” “the first swallow”.
This is a significant moment not only for the Hotel itself but for the city of Ulan-Ude and the Republic as well. Today after a meeting with experts the joint decision of ranking “Mergen-Bator” with ‘’5stars” was made.
Andrey Borodin the Head of Tourism development Department took a part in the ceremony of awarding as a representative of the city administration.
Thanks to efforts of a unique team that was built up to achieve results in shortest terms we have a sign that our goals have been reached. This is a hard task to meet all the criterions that are set not only in Russia but at the international level as well.
The hotel was preparing for certification procedure for several months. Elena Tsirenova, General Manager of “Mergen Bator”, gave comments to the course of preparation. According to her words “Stars” give the guarantee to that the services that are provided in the hotel are of the highest level.
“It is not very hard to gain the “Stars”. It is much harder to meet the criteria. We set a difficult aim and we have achieved it” – reported Elena Tsirenova.
We should note that certificate awarding ceremony was held within the frames of the Third International Forum “Baikal Hospitality” that was organized by the city of Ulan-Ude administration and RHA.