Hotel Banguriani

Mestia, Georgia

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  • Great balcony views overlooking the mountain slopes

  • Cosy rooms with wood furnishings

  • One of the best hotels in Mestia for a wonderfully off-the-beaten-track experience

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Georgia is a year-round destination. During the summer months from late June to August, visitors can experience  pleasant temperatures and dry weather ideal for hiking, whilst those visiting in the rainy months of April to June can enjoy beautiful foliage in between showers. Snowfall is common in the colder months between December and March, bringing a different beauty to the Caucasus Mountains.

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Designed for those who want to discover Gerorgia's remote Svaneti region and its UNESCO medieval villages, Hotel Banguriani is a small and simple boutique property in a stunningly isolated region.

At a height of 3,838 meters above sea level, there’s no wonder that Hotel Banguriani’s setting is home to some of the most exceptional views in Georgia. The natural environment of gorges, alpine valleys, snow-capped peaks add dramatic beauty to an already charming array of ancient villages and medieval Svan towers. As one of the highest and longest inhabited settlements in Europe, the Svaneti region carries heritage dating back to the pre-historic and had been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The hotel complex offers rooms of various sizes to accommodate both couples and families. Simple-but-comfortable wood furnishings adds the natural touch which emphasizes the pristine beauty of the hotel’s surroundings. All rooms feature a balcony offering sublime views over the mountains slopes. The in-house restaurant offers both European and Georgian cuisine, as well as extensive wine selections. Barbecue facilities are also available.
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Each room comes with complimentary WiFi and a balcony overlooking the striking Svaneti landscape.


Families are welcomed at the Hotel Banguriani, with the two-bedroom Family Rooms particularly suitable.


There is one in-house restaurant offering European and Georgian cuisine, open from 10am to 10pm.


Hotel Banguriani is an excellent base to explore the Svaneti region, home to the highest and longest inhabited settlement in Europe. Make a side trip down to Ushguli with its medieval towers or if you fancy some trekking, Chaaladi Glacier is a favourite among the locals.


  • Ascend to Zuruldi Restaurant

    Let us take you up to the highest restaurant in Svaneti at the Zuruldi mountain within 10 minutes.

  • Bagrati Cathedral & Gelati Monastery

    Visit Bagrati Cathedral and the UNESCO-listed Gelati Monastery in Kutaisi.

  • Batumi City Tour

    See the best of Batumi, including Piazza Square, Europe Square and a walk through the promenade to admire the city skyline.

  • Borjomi Park

    Enjoy a relaxing walk through Borjomi Park.

  • Chalaadi Glacier

    Hike 8km to the tongue of this massively breathtaking glacial valley.

  • Enguri Dam

    Enjoy a show-stopping break at the magnificent Enguri Dam.

  • Mazeri Trek

    Enjoy a hike around Becho and Gul valley with backdrop of the 4,710 meter twin peak of Mount Ushba, renowned for its beauty which has been dubbed as the Matterhorn of the Caucasus.

  • Prometheus Cave

    Admire the natural wonder of Prometheus karst cave.

  • Rabaty Old Town in Akhaltsikhe

    Wander around Akhaltsikhe's old town with its multicultural architecture.

  • Ushguli & St Mary's Church

    Visit Ushguli, one of the highest continuously inhabited settlements in Europe at 2,220 metres above sea level.

  • Vardzia Cave Town & Khertvisi Fortress

    Make a visit to the 10th century Khertvisi fortress and the magnificent cave town of Vardzia.

Holiday Ideas

  • Ultimate Caucasus

    Baku, Shaki, Telavi, Tbilisi, Kazbegi, Kutaisi, Mestia, Borjomi, Dilijan & Yerevan

    from £5200 pp inc flights & transfers for 14 nights

    • Breathtaking valleys ornamented with isolated UNESCO churches and monasteries
    • Idyllic retreat to the Caucasus mountains straddling between Europe and Asia
    • Sip a glass of Saperavi in style at the oldest wine civilization

Location & directions

Mestia, Georgia

Hotel Banguriani is located in the centre of Mestia, the capital of Svaneti.

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