Are you a bit tired of usual hotels and hostels? Great news for you — there are some awesome places in St Petersburg where you can stay. They are very authentic, unique in design, some have special historical value. Choose the best option according to your budget and preference!
Soul Kitchen Hostel
It is a well-designed hostel awarded with various prizes, which is considered one of the best small hostels of Russia, Europe and the world. Interestingly, if you are familiar with the art of Mikhail Bulgakov, you might want to know that some scenes from the “Master and Margarita” movie based on his novel were filmed there.
Address: Naberezhnaya Reki Moyki, 62/2
You won’t skip this place as there is the Queen of the UK and the other Commonwealth realms waving you from the balcony. Victorian-styled interior, lots of accessories are brought from England, Wales and Ireland. The hotel is very cozy, personnel is friendly and welcoming.
Address: Kovensky pereulok, 14, building 4
Radisson Sonya Hotel
Have you heard of Dostoevsky? Want to experience the atmosphere of his “Crime and Punishment? Stay in this hotel — the conceptual Scandinavian design makes it one of the most exciting literature hotels of St Petersburg. They also have some special souvenirs that you will enjoy!
Address: Liteyny prospect, 5/19
The Official State Hermitage Hotel
No kidding, you seriously can live in the museum atmosphere having replications of famous Hermitage masterpieces, special imperial menu and palace luxury. Hotel guests are given free transfer to the museum and back. They are also given VIP-tickets to the Hermitage, if the stay is over 3 nights.
Address: Pravda street, 10
Unique collection of antiques, regular vernissage and musical concerts, a chance to live in the memorial flat of the legendary composer Sergey Rakhmaninov — everything in one hotel.
Address: Kazanskaya street, 5
So that is it. Of course, there are more accommodation options in the city that you can learn of. Just a slight reminder — if it’s going to be your first time in St Petersburg, don’t forget to book a private tour to get to know the city!