Tips for booking a Penza hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Penza:$48/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$8/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$39 - $62
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$23 - $83
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Penza

About Penza

The leafy university city of Penza overlooks the Sura River in western Russia. Dating back to 1666, Penza is brimming with history and culture, from its folklore museums and art galleries to the dynamic theatre and picturesque waterfront.

Things to do

See a thrilling performance at the Penza Regional Drama Theatre of A.V. Lunacharsky, which hosts stage shows, live music and the Russian National Kostroma Ballet. The magnificent marble-clad building is worth a visit just to see the exquisite chandeliers and muralled ceilings.

Discover the legacy of Russia’s most prominent painter, poet and writer at the Lermontov State Museum Tarkhany. Housed in Mikhail Lermontov’s childhood home, the museum preserves the personal belongings, prized paintings and poems of the Russian romantic. Art enthusiasts can visit the Museum of One Painting, which displays a single Russian picture at a time.

Encounter wildlife from across the globe at the Penza Zoo. Spanning 10 hectares, this beautifully landscaped zoo is home to rare and endangered species, including lions, tigers, jaguars, baboons and lemurs. Watch colorful parrots in the tropical bird enclosure and meet snakes and lizards in the reptile park.

The leafy Sura River promenade is a beautiful place to watch the musical fountain and light show, before indulging in a delicious Russian feast at Barrel Restaurant. Don’t forget to savor the sunset with a cocktail on the waterfront terrace of Bereg Bar.

Getting around

The center of Penza is a 10-minute taxi from Penza Airport. Situated on the M5 motorway, Penza is an 11-hour bus or 15-hour train from Moscow. Once in Penza, buses and taxes make exploring the city easy.

Penza travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Penza?

    589 reviews rated Heliopark Residence with an average score of 8.5/10. It may also be worth looking into the Azimut Hotel Penza, which received a rating of 8.5/10 from 1,490 reviews. Gostinitsa Kagau could also be a good option, with a score of 8.1/10 from 150 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Penza cost?

    $39/night is the average price of a hotel in Penza, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Penza?

    $11/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Penza by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.