There are 4 hotels and I have been in Russia long enough now to find such a thing remarkable. But to be fair, this is a provincial capital with 112,000 inhabitants. It is prosperous. It is the seat of an archbishop. It once gave refuge to an exiled duke. It is picturesque. There is a seminary and a lyceum and numerous churches with innumerable cupolas (the Church of John the Baptist alone has 15). There are bridges and palaces and squares. There is a theater and a proper restaurant - the Buttler - with a concert-garden.
I have come to think of Yaroslavl as a city of holy doors and gilded domes.
Distance from Tver: 457 versts