Hotels number 3 and 1 complete overhaul, 2008 - 2009

Events, facts, documents and evidence: The tourist center of the National Park "Belovezhskaya Pushcha" is situated near the village of Kamenyuki, in the southern part of the protected forest. There are three hotels (number 1, 3 and 4) there.

In 2002-2003 hotels number 1 and number 3 have been renovated to qualify to European standards. At the same time traditional local fretwork and ornaments in the inside which gave original and unique local spirit to the hotels have been lost. The hotels have got a trivial shape, although their exterior looked quite nice.

The plan of preparations for the 600th anniversary of Belovezhskaya Pushcha's nature protection provided for an overhaul of hotels number 3 and 1.


Hotel number 3

The pictures below show the external shape of the hotel and the surrounding area before the complete overhaul.

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(Hotel number 3; 1 March 08, 2008; 2 November 08, 2008; 3 June 06, 2004; 4 March 01, 2009)
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(The area adjacent to the hotel number 3; 1 March 08, 2008; 2 and 3 - November 08, 2008)

The overhaul of the hotel started in 2009. The photos below show the change of the hotel facade after the repair made. In addition to the absolute alteration of the external design of the building, all light-blue spruce trees earlier grown along the hotel have been felled.

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(Repair works and the facade of the hotel number 3; August 09, 2009)
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(Repair works and the facade of the hotel number 3; August 20, 2009)
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(Repair works and the facade of the hotel number 3; August 20, 2009)

The shots below show the facade of the hotel and the surrounding area looking after basic works were complete.

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(The facade of the hotel number 3 after the repairs; September 20, 2009)

The photos below show the environment close to the hotel number 3 after basic works were complete, if looking from the side of the hotel number 4.

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(The environment in direction of the hotel number 3; August 09, 2009)
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(The environment close to the hotel number 3 after the repairs;
September 27, 2009)
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(A bench near the hotel number 3; September 20, 2009)

The photos below show the renovated hotel number 3 together with a new restaurant (a former Museum of Nature altered into the restaurant).

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(The renovated hotel number 3 together with a restaurant;
1 November 14, 2009; 2 October 20, 2009)

Hotel number 3 in winter is shown here.

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(Hotel number 3 in winter; January 02, 2010)

Hotel number 1

The photos below show the facade of the hotel number 1 during and after the overhaul was complete.

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(The hotel number 1 in time when overhaul came to the end; August 09, 2009)
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(The hotel number 1 after the repairs; 1 and 2 September 19, 2009; 3 September 20, 2009; 4 November 14, 2009)