12 best sanatoriums of Essentuki

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Despite the emerging popularity of foreign tourist destinations, rest in Russian resorts is not losing ground. Essentuki is one of the places where people come not only from all over our country, but also from all over the world. Various diseases are treated here. Mineral water from salt-alkaline springs has a beneficial effect on the liver, kidneys, cardiovascular, reproductive and nervous systems, stomach, musculoskeletal system.

The unique place was first discovered at the beginning of the 19th century. People from the Cossack detachment did not drink the 'foul-smelling water', but the horses liked it. The sources discovered at that time have retained their original numbering to this day. The most famous of them are # 4 and # 17. Guests of the city who come for treatment can not only improve their health, but also visit the natural and historical sights of the resort.

The choice of housing in Essentuki is wide enough. Someone rents apartments from private owners or settles in small hotels. But most people purposefully choose a sanatorium accommodation. The institutions provide all conditions for rest and treatment. Our rating contains 12 best sanatoriums, which, in the opinion of clients and our experts, are worth paying special attention to.

Rating of the best resorts in Essentuki

Nomination a place sanatorium price per day
Rating of the best resorts in Essentuki 1 Russia 4 300 rub.
2 Source 4 400 rub.
3 Miner 3 400 rub.
4 Kazakhstan RUB 6,200
5 Source RUB 8,400
6 Sanatorium named after M. I. Kalinin RUB 7,830
7 Metallurgist RUB 7,450
8 Pearl of the Caucasus RUB 6,996
9 Sanatorium named after I.P. Pavlov RUB 2,100
10 Niva RUB 2 800
11 Hope RUB 4,520


Rating: 4.9


The sanatorium, which was recognized as the best medical hotel and today is not inferior in service to international hotel complexes, has become the undoubted leader for several years now. The territory is large, green, well-maintained. It houses two residential 9-storey buildings, a medical and business center, a huge swimming pool, a gym, a tennis court, volleyball and basketball courts, and a center for active longevity.

“Rus” has its own pump room with mineral water “Essentuki No. 4” and “Essentuki – Novaya 2”. Medical profile: diseases of the digestive system, respiration, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal systems, metabolic disorders. Babies are accepted from birth, treatment is carried out from 4 years old. A cot, high chair, bathtub, playpen and much more are available upon request. The sanatorium has an open play area and a club.

Guests are accommodated in rooms of various categories. Those who like luxury vacation will be offered a presidential suite. There are standard and family rooms, studios, suites. Sports and entertainment programs will not let vacationers of all ages get bored. Everyone will find something to their liking, whether it be active rest or a quiet pastime. Unambiguous assessment of experts and visitors: 'excellent'.


Rating: 4.8


The new, modern complex opened its doors in 2016 and today has overtaken the oldest health resorts of Essentuki in popularity. 'Istochnik' becomes the silver medalist of our rating. It is located within walking distance from mineral springs, Kurortny Park and Mud baths. Modern equipment and an extensive medical base help to achieve excellent results in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, urological, gynecological diseases, the gastrointestinal tract, and the musculoskeletal system.

Guests are offered accommodation in rooms of the category 'standard', 'comfort', 'suite' and in apartments. Meals are served according to the buffet system. A large indoor 22-meter pool is equipped with a hydromassage area, cascading waterfalls, geysers. It works from 7 am to 10 pm. In the sanatorium, you can rent a bicycle and Nordic walking sticks, visit a hammam, an aroma sauna, a spa center, and play billiards.

A lot of entertainment is prepared for children both in the open air and in the club. The teacher will always look after the kids while the parents go about their business. In your free time, you can go on exciting excursions, watch a movie in the cinema, dance at the disco. At your service: laundry, pharmacy, ATM, transfer order, image studio.


Rating: 4.7


In third place in the ranking is the oldest sanatorium, which was opened more than 100 years ago. The last renovation took place this year, so all the premises are clean and comfortable. A few minutes to the park and pump room at a leisurely pace. The territory of the sanatorium is closed, guarded. There is a lot of vegetation: trees, flowers, shrubs. There is where to sit, and there is where to do active rest. The buildings belong to the historical heritage and are unique architectural monuments.

Vacationers who come here are patients with disruption of the endocrine, cardiovascular, nervous systems, gynecological, allergic and gastrointestinal diseases. Children are accepted from birth, so a good rest is provided for the whole family. The sports and recreation facilities include an indoor pool, tennis court, gym. SPA treatments will help you relax and correct your figure.

Meals are served according to the 'buffet' system. In your free time, you can visit the library, watch a movie, dance, take part in entertainment programs, go on excursions. Vacationers rated the resort as 'excellent' and recommend others to visit it.


Rating: 4.6


The fourth line in the ranking is occupied by the sanatorium, built in 1977, but completely renovated in 2012. It is located in the resort area of ​​Essentuki. The distance to the pump room is 900 m, to the park – half a kilometer. The specialized institution specializes in diseases of the nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine, musculoskeletal systems, gynecology, urology, gastrointestinal tract, ENT. The treatment uses traditional methods in combination with the latest modern technologies.

Guests are accommodated in rooms of various types. There are standard, junior suites and suites. The price of the voucher includes 4 meals a day, a visit to the pool with cascades and hydromassage. The green, large, well-groomed area is suitable for daily walks. There is a tennis court, football field, basketball and volleyball courts, cinema, concert and dance halls.

An outdoor playground and a mini club are provided for children. Infrastructure: hairdresser, ATM, taxi, bike rental, free guarded parking. According to reviews, 'Kazakhstan' is one of the best sanatoriums for families. The procedures are carried out at the highest level. All staff are qualified and courteous. Vouchers can be purchased at a discount using the promotional offer.


Rating: 4.5


The fifth place in the rating goes to a sanatorium with modern equipment and an excellent medical base. He has been working since 1906. In 2001, a large-scale reconstruction was carried out, ten years later a new building was built. Main specialization: diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, ENT organs, nervous, genitourinary, musculoskeletal systems. The number of rooms is diverse. Here you can choose between standard accommodation, or you can choose suites and suites. All rooms have a refined interior and have everything you need to relax.

Babies up to 2 years old stay for free. Children from 2 to 14 years old are accepted under the 'Wellness' program. Diet food. All dishes are deliciously prepared with fresh ingredients. In your free time from medical procedures, you can read in the library, relax in the sauna, hammam, swim in the indoor pool, do Scandinavian walking, yoga, take cycling in the surrounding area.

The sanatorium has a free guarded parking lot. Wi-Fi works throughout. The guests were satisfied with the quality of service and a variety of treatment and rehabilitation programs. Here you can both relax and have fun.

Sanatorium named after M. I. Kalinin

Rating: 4.4


The sixth line of the rating is confidently taken by the sanatorium, which has been treating diabetes for more than 20 years. During this time, hundreds of thousands of patients from all regions of our country received help. In addition, the medical base has everything necessary for the treatment of the nervous system, ENT organs, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, gynecological, urological diseases.

The complex was opened in 1966. The second building was built in 2005. Necessary repair works are carried out annually. The buildings are equipped with lifts and are connected with each other, the dining room, the medical center and the club with warm comfortable passages. Diet meals are provided 4-6 times a day, depending on the diagnosed disease. Accommodation is standard, superior and luxury. In each room: TV, kettle, refrigerator, set of dishes. The balconies overlook the park.

According to reviews, it is good to spend a vacation with your family in the sanatorium, where everyone can find something to do. Kids can play under the supervision of a teacher, adults can visit dance and computer clubs, a library, and go in for sports. All respondents noted tasty, not monotonous food, being in the territory of a hairdresser's, gift shops, pharmacies.


Rating: 4.3


For more than half a century, the next sanatorium included in our rating has been receiving guests. Metallurg ranks seventh on the list. It is within walking distance from the mineral pump room. On its own territory of 6 hectares there is a medical building, five residential buildings, two of which are luxury cottages. In 'Metallurg' you can spend your vacation with the whole family. Here, patients with diseases of the reproductive, nervous systems, musculoskeletal system, digestive organs, and metabolism receive treatment.

The diagnostic base has a clinical laboratory, ultrasound machines, ECG, PCG, REG. The procedures are carried out with the use of therapeutic baths, mud from the Tambukan Lake, massage. Additional services include dentistry, consultations of narrowly focused specialists, spa programs. The cosmetology center offers injection procedures for rejuvenation, removal of neoplasms.

Children are accepted from six months, treatment is received from 5 years old. All holidaymakers noted the convenient location in the center of the resort area of ​​Essentuki, a wide medical base and diagnostic equipment, a variety of animation activities for children and adults, the availability of free Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout the territory.

Pearl of the Caucasus

Rating: 4.2


The health resort, which opened its doors in 1967, is given the eighth place in the rating. Renovations carried out annually keep the buildings in excellent condition. Its own landscaped area is clean, comfortable, with many benches and playgrounds. To the mineral spring – 15 minutes at a leisurely pace. The sanatorium specializes in gynecological, urological, gastrointestinal diseases, metabolic disorders, dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system.

The medical staff is highly qualified. The equipment is modern. There are several types of rooms. You can come here alone, or you can come here with a large family and comfortably stay in the Family Studio. All rooms have a TV, refrigerator, kettle, set of dishes, iron, ironing board. The dining room serves buffet meals.

The sanatorium has a speleo chamber. Spa treatments include massage, body wraps, facial and body treatments. Many appreciated the well-developed infrastructure of the institution. On the territory there is a volleyball court, a large outdoor pool, a tennis court. Guests can always play checkers, chess, backgammon, billiards, do Nordic walking, yoga, fitness, water aerobics.

Sanatorium named after I.P. Pavlov

Rating: 4.1


On the ninth line of the rating is a small, comfortable treatment center, which has 69 rooms and at the same time accepts only 130 people. The sanatorium will appeal to people who like a quiet and relaxing holiday. It was opened in 1960. In 2015, a major reconstruction was carried out, and now every year the condition of the buildings is supported by the necessary repair and preventive work.

The mineral spring is 400 meters away. The main medical profile: gynecology, urology, respiratory organs, musculoskeletal system. There are also programs for metabolic disorders, skin diseases, liver dysfunction and biliary tract. You can stay in rooms of various categories: from standard to luxury. They all feature modern interiors and comfortable furniture.

Meals 3 times a day. All meals are prepared from natural, safe products. The pool is located in the adjacent complex. Vacationers are offered a variety of leisure activities: aerosolarium, table tennis, Nordic walking, gym. For those wishing to explore the sights of KavMinVod, trips and walking tours are organized.


Rating: 4.0


Built in 1975, the small and cozy sanatorium 'Niva' is in tenth place in the rating. It is undergoing maintenance annually, which allows keeping the five-story building in good shape. It accommodates simultaneously 150 people who need treatment for diabetes, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system. The small area is very well-groomed and landscaped. You can always hide in the shade of trees from the midday sun. A mineral spring is 630 meters away.

Diet food. Dishes are prepared with fresh and natural ingredients. Children are accepted from 4 years old. Animation programs are organized for them, there is an open area and a playroom. If necessary, you can use the services of an educator. Among the sports entertainment: swimming pool, bike rental, water aerobics, gym, volleyball court.

Vacationers are invited to go through rejuvenating, corrective, restorative programs of thalassotherapy, ozone therapy, laser therapy, visit massage and beauty parlors. There is a hairdresser on the territory. According to the reviews, many noted that this is the best deal in terms of value for money.


Rating: 3.9


On the eleventh line of the rating is a sanatorium with more than a century of history. Complete renovation was carried out in 2007. This small health resort is located 100 meters from the mineral springs and the Central Park. Three buildings are interconnected by insulated passages. The main profile is diseases of the digestive tract, nervous, endocrine, musculoskeletal systems. Children also receive treatment according to a unique program, starting from the age of 4. In the sanatorium, a pediatrician always accepts and supervises little patients.

Rooms: from single standard accommodation to 2-room suites. Meals 4 times a day, dietary. According to reviews, the menu is not repeated. Every day the chef delights you with a variety of healthy dishes made from fresh and high-quality ingredients.

Particular attention is paid to the leisure of vacationers. Literary and musical meetings, creative evenings, and amateur concerts are held here. The excursion programs are very rich and informative. On the territory there is a free guarded parking lot, a hairdresser, shops, a spa. The Nadezhda sanatorium is recommended to those guests who do not like a large crowd of people, but prefer a quiet, family vacation.


Rating: 3.8


The rating of the best sanatoriums of Essentuki is completed by the health center, which has its own territory of 5 hectares and offers its guests high-quality treatment and comfortable rest. It has been operating since 1964. During this time, several major updates were carried out (the last one was in 2015). Annual maintenance works keep the buildings in excellent condition, both inside and out.

People from all over the country come here who need treatment for gynecological diseases, nervous, endocrine, genitourinary systems, gastrointestinal tract. Children from 4 years old, after being examined by a pediatrician, receive the necessary treatment according to the diagnosis. To the pump room you need to walk 890 meters along a shady alley. Central Park is located a kilometer away. During free hours, it is proposed to visit the hammam, sauna, hairdresser, go on excursions and see the sights of the Caucasian Mineral Waters.

All vacationers in the sanatorium especially emphasized the location in the coniferous massif with clean air and many fragrant flowers. They also noted delicious, varied food, good sports and recreation facilities and leisure programs.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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