The Mercure brand belongs to the Accor Hotels group. This hotel operator operates in 100 countries, uniting 4,300 hotels and 600,000 rooms. Accor Hotels operates under several brands: in addition to Mercury, this Novotel, Sofitel, Pullman, Ibis, Motel 6 and others. Each brand unites hotels of a certain level. For example, Sofitel is a luxury hotel, and Ibis is a standardized economy class hotel. In turn, the Mercury brand unites middle-class hotels. One of them now receives guests from Saransk.
The four-star Mercure Saransk is located in the heart of the city, on Kommunisticheskaya Street next to another hotel — «Saransk». All the main sights of the city are within walking distance. The railway station can also be reached without transport for 15-20 minutes, the road to the airport by car takes no more than 10-12 minutes.
Mercure Saransk is notable for its appearance. The project of the building was developed by the architectural bureau «A-Len» under the leadership of Sergei Oreshkin. This is one of the best private design organizations in St. Petersburg. For the Mercure Saransk project, the bureau received the Silver Diploma of the independent national architectural rating «Golden Capital 2015».
The authors of the interior design were sisters Irina and Olga Sundukovy — owners of the design studio Sundukovy Sisters. The studio portfolio includes more than 150 realized design projects for Russian and foreign shops, banks, cafes, restaurants, bars and hotels. Sisters of Sundukov actively cooperate with Accor Hotels. In particular, the Sundukovy Sisters studio worked on the concept of Novotel and Ibis hotels in Moscow, created the interior design of the Mercure Hotel in Voronezh. Decorating the interiors of Saransk Mercure, the studio used a national flavor. Significant impact on the work of the Sundukov sisters over the project of the hotel was provided by the visit to the Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts.
The hotel offers its guests 115 rooms of different categories [Standard, Privilege, Suite] and high level of service in accordance with the international standards of the brand Mercure. Modern stylish rooms are equipped with everything necessary for comfortable rest: a bed with orthopedic mattress, satellite TV, electronic safe, mini bar. Also in the infrastructure of the hotel is the restaurant Hudson Bar & Kitchen for 85 seats with international cuisine, a lobby bar and high- halls.
Following modern standards, Mercure Saransk provides a service for guests with increased physical needs. For them, the hotel has 5 special rooms. All guests of the hotel can also benefit from a small wellness center with sauna, hammam, massage room and gym. For tourists traveling by car, there is a ground parking for 35 cars.
Initially, it was planned that the hotel would become available to customers before the end of 2017, but in the end, the official opening was held on April 11, 2018. During the opening ceremony, the Head of the Republic of Mordovia, Vladimir Volkov, noted that the qualitatively new hotel infrastructure created in preparation for the 2018 World Cup will allow developing business climate, tourism and large-scale scientific, sports and cultural events in Mordovia.
The regional director of Accor Hotels in Russia, CIS countries and Georgia Alexis Delaroff emphasized the prestige of the Mercure brand and its recognition around the world, and also expressed confidence that the appearance of the Mercure Saransk hotel would be an additional argument in favor of visiting the city not only in the matches of the World Cup , but also at the usual time.
For more information about the hotel, check the room rates at the official Accor Hotels website.