2018 World Cup Travel Preview: Group A 18/06/2018

Over the course of the next two weeks we will be previewing the listings that we provide throughout the different countries that are playing in the world cup. Here are the countries that are playing in Group A:




For our first travel preview, we will be showcasing the host country of the FIFA World Cup: Moscow. Moscow is a historic city of Russia, sitting on the Moskva River in Western Russia. It is the country's cosmopolitan centre. The city's beautiful sights include the Kremlin (home of the President and other Russian governmental monuments), The Red Square, and Saint Basil's Cathedral. 

Akvarel Hotel

Located in the heart of Moscow, this accommodation is close to the Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral. It is also walking distance from Gulag History Museum and Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. 




Riyadh is Saudi Arabia's capital and main financial hub. It is located on a desert plateau in the country's center. Some of the fun things to see in the city are the Masmak Fort, which is the site of the 1902 raid that gave the Saudis control over Riyadh. The Murabba Palace is a royal palace dating back to the mid-20th century and is also close to the Notional Museum of Saudi Arabia, showcasing Arabian history. Riyadh is also known for shopping and places like the Kingdom Center house large upscale malls. 

Golden Tulip Andalusia Hotel

This 4-star hotel is located in the city centre of Riyadh. It is close to the Kingdom Tower. The Hotel has a coffee shop, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre/gym. All 100 rooms are equipped with minibar, hairdryer, safe, ironing set and air conditioning. 




Montevideo is Uruguay's capital and a major city along the Montevideo Bay. The center of the city is the Plaza Independencia, a beautiful monument and piece of architecture. Throughout the city there are art deco buildings, colonial homes, and landmarks like the Palacia Salvo tower and the Solis Theatre. Playa de los Pocitos is a popular beach that is right outside the city and is perfect for a beach day.

Smart Hotel Montevideo

Strategically located in downtown Montevideo, just two blocks from Independence Square and three blocks from the riverside. 300 metres from Solis Theatre and 600 metres from Cagancha Square. The spacious rooms are equipped with modern and contemporary furniture, with art technology and floor to ceiling windows offering great natural light in all rooms. 




Cairo is the capital of Egypt that lies next to the famous Nile River. The Tahrir Square is the city centre and has the Egyptian museum which holds a ton of Egyptian antiquities like royal mummies and King Tutankhamun ("King Tut") artifacts. Giza, the site of the iconic pyramids and the Great Sphinx is close by. Cairo is located in an iconic and historic area, being one of the first areas in the world with civilization and the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanisation, organized religion, and central government. Cairo is dream vacation for anyone interested in Egyptian history. 

Pyramisa Cairo Suites and Casino

Pyramisa Suites Hotel & Casino Cairo is five Star Hotel & close to Cairo Opera House, Cairo Tower, and Egyptian Museum. Also, nearby are Coptic Museum and Orman Botanical Gardens. 


Written by: Nick Yerkes at StayPlanet


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