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High End

Artis Centrum Hotel: (H-1) Liejyklos 11/23, tel. 266-0366, fax 266-0377; artis@centrum.lt. A splendid location for what by all accounts is an equally fine hotel, positioned to perfection midway between Old Town and Gedimino, and boasting all the luxuries that come as standard in 21st-century Lithuania in a choice of rooms decorated with an artistic touch but not forgetting people have to live in them. Testament to the place's standing is the fact that the locals use both the restaurant and bar. Doubles 160 €.www.centrumhotels.com

Atrium: (H-3) Pilies 10, tel. 210-7777, fax 210-7770; hotel@atrium.lt. There's no doubting the style and elegance of this Old Town hotel. The rooms are some of the best looking in Vilnius, luxurious and palatial, with fine furniture. Downstairs, a cavern has been transformed into a disco, the noise from which can sometimes penetrate first-floor rooms. Doubles 125 €. 

Barbacan Palace: (D-5) Boksto 19, tel. 266-0840, fax 266-0841; barbacan@centrokubas.lt. A comfortable boutique hotel at the edge of Old Town. Spacious rooms with kitchenettes and apartments. Well suited for a longer stay. Great views of Old Town from the top floor. Free internet access in the rooms. Even a bowling alley. Doubles 95 €, apartments 105 €. 

Best Western Naujasis Vilnius: (B-4) Konstitucijos 14, tel. 273-9595, fax 273-9500; office@hotelnv.lt.  This reasonably priced hotel on the north side of the river in the rapidly up and coming business district is a mere 10-minute walk from the city center. Doubles 115 €. 

City Park Hotel: (G-2) L. Stuokos-Guceviciaus 3, tel. 212-3515, fax 261-7745; citypark@citypark.lt.  In Old Town, across from Cathedral Square. The owners are German, the same ones who own the fine Mabre Residence. Very good location and friendly staff. Not quite as richly decorated as its sister hotel, but you can't go wrong coming here. There's a good Italian restaurant called Rossini located on the premises. Doubles 150 €. www.citypark.lt 

Congress Hotel: (J-2) Vilniaus 2/15, tel. 269-1919, fax 251-4280; info@congress.lt.  In the heart of the city and on the bank of the Neris River, two steps from the Opera and next to the Congress Hall. Good location and quality for the price. Doubles 125 €. 

Conti Hotel: (D-4) Raugkylos 7/2, tel. 251-4111, fax 251-4100; info@contihotel.lt.  A great hotel in what is set to become a great part of town, Conti has taken the cream and red approach to room design and applied it to everything, from the small budget spaces in the roof to the breathtaking luxury suites. Popular with visiting business professionals and stag weekenders alike, the proof of the pudding is in the service, which at Conti is a heck of a lot better than many hotels of this type in the city. Doubles 125 €.

Crowne Plaza Vilnius: (C-3) M.K. Ciurlionio 84, tel. 274-3400, fax 274-3411; hotel@cpvilnius.com. One of the country's few 5-star hotels, this large gray elephant of an 80s-built Intouristbeast has had an almost complete capitalist makeover and is now run by the prime minister's wife no less. The rooms and other facilities are all what you'd expect for a hotel like this, but grumbles have been liberally mixed in with the plaudits about the service. Moaning aside, the advantages are there if you look hard enough, including the hotel's early entry into the Wifi revolution and the view from the rooftop bar. Doubles 66-139 €. 

Dvaras (Manor): (F-2) Tilto 3, tel. 210-7370, fax 261-8783; hotel@dvaras.lt.  A manor-like boutique hotel in the city center with eight elegant rooms, all designed in an old-European style. Top class. Downstairs there is an outstanding restaurant. Doubles 120 €. 

Europa Royale Vilnius: (D-5) Ausros Vartu 6, tel. 266-0770, fax 261-2000; vilnius@europaroyale.com. A luxurious, 39-room hotel with standard singles and doubles, plus the so-called Round Suite, a circular room on the roof filled with windows. It overlooks a Russian church and has a stunning panoramic view of Old Town. It's got to be one of the most romantic spots in Vilnius, suited for newlyweds or lovers of any stripe. Fireplaces and a spiral staircase add to the ambience of the Europa Imperial. Doubles 150 €. www.hoteleuropa.lt 

Grotthuss: (D-4) Ligonines 7, tel. 266-0322, fax 266-0323, info@grotthusshotel.com.  An elegant boutique hotel in the middle of Old Town. The owner, Baroness Edita von Grotthuss, has instilled a home-like atmosphere with tasteful and bright-colored rooms, all of which come with good ISDN internet connection. Suitable for business travelers an tourists alike. Doubles160 €. www.grotthusshotel.com 

Grybas House: (D-5) Ausros Vartu 3a, tel. 261-9695, fax 212-2416; info@grybashouse.com.  Very good location in Old Town and tucked down a garden-like courtyard. A quaint, small-sized guest house/hotel in a medieval building run by a charming, hands-on family. Doubles 100 €. 

Holiday Inn: (B-5) Seimyniskiu 1, to the north of the Neris River; tel. 210-3000, fax 210-3001; holiday-inn@ibc.lt.  This stalwart of the world hotel industry is good all the way around, from the meticulously thought-through rooms, to its central location, to ideal conference facilities. You simply can't go wrong coming here. Doubles 140 €.  

Ida Basar: (D-5) Subaciaus 1, tel./fax 262-2909; office@idabasar.lt.  Ten rooms and two comfortable apartments. Excellent quality and an equally superb location. Singles 100 €.  

Le Meridien Villon Vilnius: Highway A2, Vilnius-Riga, tel. 273-9700, fax 273-9730. This roadside resort hotel is so quiet and peaceful it almost has the feel of a religious retreat. Set some 20 minutes out of the city, the Villon has no space constraints and stretches out amid rolling hills, pine and birch trees. It looks oddly out of place in no-man's land next to one of the main trans-Baltic highways, but if you have a car or don't mind taking shuttles, the Villon is highly recommended. This foreign-owned hotel has all the creature comforts, including an outstanding restaurant, a nightclub, and a terrific health club. They recently opened the biggest convention center in the Baltics. Doubles 120 €.  

Mabre Residence Hotel: (I-4) Maironio 13, tel. 212-2087, fax 212-2240; mabre@mabre.lt.  On the east edge of Old Town, not far from St. Anne's Church. A German-run hotel that was once an Orthodox monastery. Great location, brilliant atmosphere, very good service. Considering the quality, this hotel is excellent value for your money. Doubles 140 €. www.mabre.lt 

Mano Liza: (D-4) Ligonin's 5, tel. 212-2225, fax 212-2608; hotel@aaa.lt. In Old Town. A clean, quaint guest house/hotel run by a Lithuanian-American and named after his Finnish wife. Very cozy, very friendly. Doubles 100 €.  

Narutis: (H-3) Pilies 24, tel. 212-2894, fax 262-2882; info@narutis.com.  A green, glass-sided hydraulic lift whisks you up five floors from the cellar restaurant through the glass-topped courtyard to the comfortable, modern rooms with cheerful use of color, bright green banisters, blue tables and reddish wood furnishings. The thin, motelesque aqua-blue carpets are a bit off, but with big beds and restored frescoes in some rooms, you can't quibble. Lithuania's declaration of independence was made here in 1918. Doubles 195 €.  

Novotel Vilnius: (C-4) Gedimino 16, tel. 262-9999, fax 266-6201; H5209@accor-hotels.com.  Hats off to Novotel who's built a wonderful hotel in one of the best locations in town, filled it with friendly, efficient and knowledgeable staff and kept their prices more than affordable. The rooms are all superb, the suite on the top floor overlooking the Cathedral is more than superb, and both the bar and restaurant offer great views of the masses to-ing and fro-ing in the busy square opposite. Underground parking, secure elevators and a whole host of other luxuries make this one a highly recommended choice for tourists and business travelers alike. Singles 120 €.  

Radisson SAS Astorija Hotel Vilnius: (J-3) Didzioji 35/2, tel. 212-0110, fax 212-1762; reservations.vilnius@radissonsas.com.  Anything with the Radisson brand name starts off with a reputation for class, and this one is in a beautifully restored building right in the center of Old Town. With this hotel, you just can't miss. They are also improving all the time, now with 120 rooms on offer. This hotel also has a good bar and widely celebrated restaurant, Brasserie Astorija. Doubles 170 €.  

Ramada Vilnius: (D-5) Subaciaus 2, tel. 255-3355; hotel@ramadavilnius.lt. A fine location and by all accounts a delightful place to flop. In Vilnius' ever-increasing Star Wars campaign, the new Ramada has upped the ante with the addition of DVDs throughout, and bunging a fine Italian restaurant at ground level. Very tasty indeed. www.ramadavilnius.lt 

Ratonda: (B-3) Gedimino 52/1, tel. 212-0670, fax 212-0669; ratonda@centrum.lt.  This hotel, tucked into a side street, has miraculously risen to become a centrally-located gem. Some of the rooms can be smallish and the corridors narrow, but the cheap singles in the roof area are good value at 85 €. The owners have ensured polite staff, artsy paintings on every floor, and a lovely restaurant below. The location is close to the parliament.  

Relais & Chateaux Stikliai: (I-2) Gaono 7, tel. 264-9595, fax 212-3870; sales@stikliaihotel.lt.  The hotel of choice for many rich and famous visitors to Vilnius. A luxurious Old Town hotel, along a narrow cobblestone street that was once the heart of the Jewish quarter complete with antique cabinets and elaborate carpets throughout. One of the most stylish and sophisticated hotels in the city. Doubles 225 €.  

Reval Hotel Lietuva: (B-4) Konstitucijos 20, tel. 272-6200, fax 272-6210; lietuva.sales@revalhotels.com.  One of the dominant landmarks of Vilnius, and one of the region's most modern hotels. It's on the bank of the Neris River, far enough away from the city-center hustle bustle, but close enough to walk to it in just minutes if need be. Likewise, it's a short walk across a pedestrian bridge to Old Town. They even have a pianist in the lobby on weekday evenings, an illustration of the newly instilled class of this place. Doubles 130 €. www.revalhotels.com 

Scandic Neringa: (C-4) Gedimino 23, tel. 268-1910, fax 261-4160; neringa@scandic-hotels.com.  It�s always had an excellent location in the center of Vilnius' main street. Now it's part of the Hilton chain. A top class hotel boasting a wide range of facilities. Rooms are minimalist and modern. Doubles 90 €. 

Shakespeare: (H-4) Bernardinu 8/8, tel. 266-5885, fax 266-5886; info@shakespeare.lt.  This hotel in the heart of Old Town exudes old English charm. The hotel bar with its deep comfortable sofas and gentleman's club atmosphere feels like it's been there forever. Rooms are richly decorated and named after the Bard's characters. Perfect for the weary business traveler who has had it with Scandinavian minimalism. Singles 105 €. 

Middle Range

Ambassador: (C-4) Gedimino 12, tel. 261-5450, fax 212-1716; info@ambassador.lt.  Location is the main draw here. It's located a stone's throw from the Cathedral and right in the heart of the city. Good value indeed. Doubles 80 €. 

Centro Kubas: (J-3) Stikliu 3, tel. 266-0860, fax 266-0863; hotel@centrokubas.lt.  Fourteen spacious, cozy rooms in this reasonably priced five-storey hotel. All of the rooms are imaginatively decorated with authentic tools for Lithuanian country living. Doubles 105 €.  

Centrum UniqueStay Hotel: (D-3) Vytenio 9/25, tel. 268-3462, fax 213-2760; reservationsvilnius@uniquestay.com.  The labyrinthine Centrum UniqueStay, once you've managed to find reception, is your classic business class hotel. The vast array of rooms range from the cutest attic space you�ll ever find in a hotel to a colossal and ridiculously under-priced suite. Internet connections here mean a computer in your room, and well-chosen paintings throughout plus well-trained staff and all manner of thoughtful additions make its slightly obscure location a mere trifle. Doubles 80 €. www.uniquestay.com 

City Gate Hotel: (D-5) Bazilijonu 3, tel. 210-7306, fax 210-7307; citygate@mail.lt.  In the Old Town in front of the Gates of Dawn. The hotel sits in a courtyard and is wonderfully quiet. Beautiful rooms with high ceilings and all the facilities you need. Doubles 87 € www.citygate.lt  

Comfort Vilnius: (D-4) Geliu 5, tel. 264-8833, fax 216-3789; reservation@comfort.lt.  A great value hotel in the center of town, all of the rooms are modern and functional without going over the top. If you can, try to get one of the rooms on the extended top floor, which have great views of Old Town. 58 rooms. Doubles 70 €. www.comfort.lt

Domus Maria Guesthouse: (D-5) Ausros Vartu 12, tel. 264-4880, fax 264-4878; domusmaria@vilnensis.lt.  A great location and a great place to stay, with an ecclesiastical feel throughout including in some of the rooms. Lots of space and choice make this one a wonderful bargain indeed. Doubles 70 €. 

Ecotel Vilnius: (B-5) Slucko 8, tel. 210-2700, fax 210-2707; hotel@ecotel.lt.  A big, good quality tourist-class hotel that is just out of the city center. Modern and clean. Doubles 55 €.

E-GuestHouse Hotel: T. Sevcenkos 16, Vilnius, tel.: +370 5 2660730, fax: + 370 5 2335710, e-mail: info@e-guesthouse.lt. Located in urban surroundings, within walking distance from the city center e-GuestHouse is the cosy, modern and technologically advanced hotel that keeps its pace with the times. The hotel offers air conditioned rooms with nice bathrooms and free internet connection in every room at affordable prices. www.e-guesthouse.eu

Europa City Vilnius: (C-4) Jasinskio 14, tel. 251-4477, fax 251-4476; city@hoteleuropa.lt.  This hotel by the fine Europa Group is located smack in the city center, close to the parliament building and next to a busy road. Best suited for business travelers or legislative lobbyists. Doubles 80 €.  www.hoteleuropa.lt

Panorama: (D-4) Sodu 14, tel. 273-8011, fax 213-3881; reservation@hotelpanorama.lt. The hotel has a great view over Vilnius and sports a recent, stunning face-lift on its facade. It has a slick new restaurant, bar, and conference facilities. Doubles for 70 €.

Zemaites: (D-3) Zemaites 15, tel. 213-3193, fax 213-3337; info@hotelzemaites.lt.  A good value hotel slightly out of the center but featuring enough quality and pleasant add-ons to make up for the location. The rooms are clean and the windows have been thoughtfully soundproofed to keep the noise of what is a very busy road outside to a minimum. Doubles 65 €.