Must see hotels in St Petersburg

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    Soul Kitchen Hostel

    Soul Kitchen blends boho hipness and boutique-hotel comfort, scoring perfect 10s in many key categories: private rooms (chic), dorm beds (double-width…

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    Belmond Grand Hotel Europe

    Since 1830, when Carlo Rossi united three adjacent buildings with the grandiose facade we see today, little has been allowed to change in this heritage…

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    Rachmaninov Antique Hotel

    The long-established Rachmaninov still feels like a secret place for those in the know. Perfectly located and run by friendly staff, it's pleasantly old…

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    Alexander House

    This historic building opposite the Nikolsky Cathedral dates back to 1826, and contains a beautifully designed guesthouse. Each of the 20 rooms are named…

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    Andrey & Sasha’s Homestay

    Energetic Italophiles Andrey and Sasha extend the warmest of welcomes to travellers lucky enough to rent out one of their three apartments (by the room or…

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    Friends Hostel by Gostiny Dvor

    Sharing the top floor of a renovated historic building with a budget hotel, this is one of the best branches of the Friends chain. There are no dorms here…

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    Rossi Hotel

    Occupying a beautifully restored building on one of St Petersburg’s prettiest squares, the Rossi's 65 rooms are all designed differently, but their…

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    This spotless, smart and stylish hotel occupies a very tall, beautifully remodelled building with a striking exterior on this quiet side street. Its rooms…

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    Baby Lemonade Hostel

    The owner of Baby Lemonade is crazy about the 1960s and it shows in the pop-art, psychedelic design of this friendly, fun hostel with two pleasant, large…

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    Demetra Art Hotel

    In a grand art nouveau building dating from 1913, the Demetra Art Hotel has plush rooms with oak flooring, richly patterned drapes and duvets, and touches…

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    Hotel Indigo

    A total overhaul of the original building – a pre-revolutionary hotel in its day – paved the way for the sleek and stylish Hotel Indigo, a big step up…

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    Official State Hermitage Hotel

    Despite its incongruous location, the 126-room Official State Hermitage Hotel is a dazzling affair with enough Italian marble and chandeliers to keep even…

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    Chao Mama

    In an excellent location, Chao Mama has nine stylish rooms, each boasting a unique design, and offers excellent value for money. The best rooms have small…

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    Letuchaya Mysh

    This appealing boutique-style hotel occupies a small, historic building just off pr Lenina. All rooms have bathrooms and TVs, and there's a good on-site…

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    Hotel Astoria

    What the Hotel Astoria has lost of its original Style Moderne decor, it more than compensates for in contemporary style and top-notch service. Little…

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    Zolotaya Seredina

    Tucked into a quiet courtyard in the narrow streets north of Sennaya pl, this friendly little hotel is a great bargain. A few antiques are scattered…

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    Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace

    Housed in a meticulously restored palace, the Four Season's lower priced rooms fail to match the lavish promise of the lobby and grand staircase, but…

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    Friends on Vosstaniya

    Branch of the well-designed and run Friends hostel chain. The colourful private rooms are quite small (you'll have to climb across the bed to open the…

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    Art Hotel

    This rather misleadingly named hotel retains a straightforward elegance in its 14 rooms, but has nothing particularly arty about it. Indeed, the mood is…

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    W Hotel

    If you're familiar with the W brand, then the striking interior design at this hotel won't surprise you. Rooms in several different categories are…