Perfect hotel room, good service, pleasant staff. The hotel is not exactly central, but it's five minutes from a subway station that is only one or at most two stops from all the main tourist attractions. And there's an advantage to being in a relative quiet location across the street from a large park.
The only negative is that the hotel provides no à la carte breakfast options. A $25 breakfast buffet, no matter how elegant, is not what you want when your idea of breakfast is a cup of coffee and a roll. But there is a restaurant up the street where you can get a cup of coffee and a croissant.
Kim from Switzerland
This hotel is located in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg City Centre), near the airport, Central Railway Museum, Manege …More
We stayed here in October 2014; the rooms are very reasonable, offset by expensive food/drink ($9.00 beer!). However we feel this is by far the best option in St. Petersburg. It's about a 15-minute walk to the Hermitage. The hotel has a swanky feel; the concierge is awesome (in fact, we were spoiled by this--not an easy find in other hotels at this price range!). The rooms are clean, spacious, and have heated bathroom floors (absolutely luxurious!). Best of all, the spa area is out-of-this-world (it was included in our room package)--it's like the World's Fair of spas--so many to choose from. We spent several evenings just indulging in them. There are also exercise classes (yoga, etc.). We booked our entire stay effortlessly online, and then returned after a week of travels and decided we couldn't beat this hotel so ended up staying here again. Highly recommended.
This luxury hotel is located in St. Petersburg (Vassilevskiy Island), close to Vasily Dokuchaev Museum of Soil Science, State …More
The four of us stayed here for 3 nights. When we got there and were shown the room (a standard room) we realized that the two doubles were actually two singles and certainly not enough for the four of us. But the front desk manager was very nice, shifted us into the biggest standard room (314: nice view of Nevsky Prospect) and told us they would put rolling single beds for our kids without charge. It is a comfortable place to stay in, well run, and the concierge was very helpful in getting taxis for us. The hotel has their own taxi which is quite expensive but the ones they call from outside are for a fixed price and very reasonable. The location on Nevsky Prospect, is wonderful: lots of nice restaurants close by, fun to just walk on the street, and about a 25 minute walk to Hermitage. Try to get a room looking onto Nevsky Prospect. Highly recommended.
Barun from Connecticut
Popular with both business and leisure travelers, this hotel is in a grand 18th-century building on Nevsky Prospect, one …More
"Very nice hotel, big rooms, clean, close to metro"
Very nice comfortable, clean big rooms, loads of cafes, resturants nearby, close to metro and on the green line and circle line. Only downside is the expensive menu, e.g. breakfast.... But I guess for a 5 star hotel, u pay 5 star prices. That's the norm whereever you go.
This luxury hotel is located in Moscow (Tverskoy), close to Glinka National Museum Consortium of Musical Culture, Bolshoi …More
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