Minsk Hotels Prepared to Host 78th Ice Hockey World Championship

The Minsk City Executive Committee revealed a list of 43 hotels and ten hostels to host guests of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2014 in Minsk.

According to Yuri Natychko of the Minsk City Executive Committee, 29 hotels will host sportsmen and their fans. Currently, 13 new hotels are being built and will be opened by January–February, 2014. In addition, ten hostels, five student residences, and a number of farmsteads of Minsk Region will lodge the guests of the championship.

During the event, ten special bus routes will link Minsk–Arena and Chizhovka–Arena, the venues of the championship, and other sport and accommodation facilities. Intended for 15,000 spectators, Minsk–Arena will be able to accommodate 5,125 parking lots and Chizhovka–Arena, which is designed for 9,600 fans, is tailored for 3,050 parking lots.