"Dvin" hotel complex was built in 1979 of red tuff, designed by architects F.S. Hakobyan, A.S. Aleksanyan and E.A. Safaryan. The first-rate "Dvin" hotel is located on the Kond Hills slope in Yerevan.
The complex was awarded Armenian SSR State Prize and for a long time was considered one of the best architectural buildings of the city.
The hotel opened its doors to the public in 1983. The fifteen-storey hotel had 297 guest rooms, banquet hall, restaurant, bar, conference center, souvenir shop, wine cellar, swimming pool.
The public section of the hotel, namely, the lobby with 360 places, the cafe-bar with 160 places, the administration, and souvenir shops was terraced up the steep relief.
The dwelling section of the hotel was situated in a many-storied building rising above the public section. It consisted of single rooms for one and two and "Luxe" apartments.
"The Dance of Armenian Highlanders" bronze sculpture was placed close to the fountains on the territory of the hotel complex (sculptor Tigran Arzumanyan).