A medieval castle by the river…
Situated 160 km north from Yerevan, the hotel marks the middle of the main road between the capitals of Armenia and Georgia. Although it was built in 2004 (main building), Tufenkian’s Avan Dzoraget hotel is designed to evoke the historical romance and excitement associated with the medieval Armenian castle. Its exterior is made of basalt stone. Armenian culture permeates the hotel, from the courtyard’s sculpture of Taurus whose legs and sides are adorned with images from Armenian folktales to the pre-medieval Armenian script decorating the walls around the lobby to the arched doorways throughout the property.
Avan Dzoraget Hotel sits along Debed River, nestled among the forest-covered hills and rocky slope of Caucasus Mountains. When they aren’t exploring the landscape, touring monasteries and monuments in the area, fishing or visiting the nearby villages, guests at Avan Dzoraget enjoy the bubbling voice of Debed river from every room, as well as the hospitality and comfort Armenia is known for.
The Avan Dzoraget Restaurant is interwoven with a bar and lounge. Guests can choose to dine in the opulent interior or on a large themed terrace overlooking the Debed River. Exceptional Armenian and Georgian cuisine makes for a truly authentic and inventive dining experience.