Lots of accommodation offers in the $40-50 range. A full report on the housing scene coming up. For now we can confidently say that Murmansk landlords don’t, on the whole, respond e-mail enquiries – one has to telephone them. The neatest of boutique hotels located so far appears to be “Three Rabbits”. Another recommended place is a guesthouse on the second floor of the train station although conveniences are shared.