We rented this and the adjoining apartment from Alla through airbnb.
Our experience was terrible. I would not recommend this place. Alla wanted us to pay her 500 US dollar security deposit which is against airbnb's terms and conditions. She did not come to inspect the unit on departure so not sure what would have happened if we had paid her. Alla had a four page contract for us to sign on arrival which was totally unnecessary. Both units were filthy. There wasn't anything clean in the kitchen. There was grease everywhere. The dishes were greasy, the exhaust fan was dripping grease, the pots and pans were greasy. The fridge smelt of sour dairy. It had mould in it. The dishwasher in the one bed unit had a note in it written in Russian and there was stale water sitting in it which stank. Alla needs to be more honest with the description. This is two separate units with no interconnecting door. The ad says there is a lift in the building which is of no use as it starts at level 1 and... more