Minsk is the capital of Belarus, the republic which can be easily found on the map in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia. The city of Minsk is the largest city in Belarus, with a population that nearly reaches two million inhabitants and is a great destination for tourists on many levels. When traveling abroad, especially to a country where one has never been before, it is usually important to know how to get around without any problems. After securing the plane, train or bus ticket, if the stay is longer than a few hours, of course it is advised to find a hotel. Being a large city Minsk has a wide variety of hotels available for tourists, with prices for any pocket as well as for those who have more to spare. Whether the trip to Belarus is made for business or pleasure, a warm bed is always needed at the end of the day. Starting out with some of the best hotels are the five star Crowne Plaza and Europe. Crowne Plaza is right in the center of the capital and offers wonderful views of the surroundings, as well as easy access to both business and cultural centers. Hotel Europe can also be found in the center of Minsk, offering the same quality services in compliance with international standards. Minsk city has other luxury hotels like the Victoria and Hotel Minsk. However, top hotels also include three star ones that offer good conditions at a reasonable price. A hotel reservation is usually in order, especially for those who do not speak the language, in order to avoid difficulties, but for those who are braver finding a last minute hotel is not a problem. When buying the plane ticket there are various hotel deals included with the offer of a travel agency, which can save some money. By conducting a hotel search anyone can find discount hotels or offers from some of them which can also cut back on spending. A cheap hotel is always available if one is willing to search for it.