We offer a full range of hotels in St. Petersburg in all categories. The hotels below are the ones we specifically recommend, either because of their location and/or because they are very good value for money. If you do not find a hotel that will fit your needs from this list, we can provide you a list of additional hotels that are hear the school.
Distance to the school: 30 minutes by public transport
This newly opened hotel (July 2005) certainly offers one of the best locations in the very heart of St. Petersburg, on the bank of the Moika River and right opposite the Hermitage and Dvortsovaya square. The original façade of the hotel's building was designed by Dutch engineer Basil von Witte in the middle of the 19th century. It has been faithfully retained while the building has been entirely reconstructed. The hotel is just two minutes' walk from Nevsky Prospect, close to all major sites and shopping centers.
There are 188 rooms and suites. The ground floor bar overlooks the Hermitage and the restaurant on the roof terrace gives spectacular views over the city center and the nearby Cathedral of the Savior-on-the-Blood. The hotel features two interior glass-covered courtyards and a fitness center is planned on the second roof terrace. Like other Kempinski hotels, Moika 22 offers luxurious interiors, comfortable rooms and great service. Rooms are equipped with a writing desk, high speed internet access, 2-line telephone, minibar, LCD TV, heated bathroom flooring, shower cabin, bathrobes and bath amenities.
The Nevskij Palace Hotel
Distance to the school: 30 minutes walk or 15 minutes by metro
The Nevskij Palace Hotel is located in the heart of the historical, business and shopping areas of St. Petersburg within walking distance to the main museums, theatres and cathedrals. It is comprised of two historic nineteenth century buildings with a classic façade restored to its original splendour. With its completely renovated interiors and spacious, elegant rooms, the Nevskij Palace offers fine modern comfort. There are five restaurants, which are among the best in the city. Their Sunday brunch is legendary. The hotel offers the best conference facilities in the center; the largest conference hall can hold up to 200 people.
The complete reconstruction of the hotel finished in 1993. Regular upgrades and renovation works ensure that the hotel always looks as it had been opened just a few days ago. There are 283 deluxe rooms, including 30 suites and 15 smart rooms. All rooms are equipped with direct-dial telephone and voice-mail, satellite television, WiFi Internet, central air-conditioning with individual regulation, safe, mini-bar and hairdryer. Smart rooms are designed especially for the business traveller. They are similar to the standard rooms but are additionally equipped with mini-office facilities, including a desk, a fax machine, a functional lamp, a printer which can be plugged into a notebook computer and an ergonomic office chair
The Fifth Corner Business Hotel
Distance to the school: 15 minutes walk
The newly opened modern hotel occupies a 19th century building located in a famous square in the heart of St. Petersburg known as "five corners". This area is the home of Dostoevsky's novels, typical St. Petersburg of the 19th century. Retaining the classical façade of the historical building, the interior was completely rebuilt to offer modern facilities and comfortable accommodation. All guest rooms overlook the square's historical buildings, some of which were home to Dostoevsky's main characters. The hotel itself is conveniently located, very close to the historical and business center of the city. It is a good choice for travellers looking for comfort and hospitality at reasonable prices.
All 30 rooms of the Fifth Corner Hotel are spacious (starting from 21 square meters), designed and equipped with modern furniture according to European standards. Each room has private facilities, shower tub, minibar, central air-conditioning, satellite TV, direct dial phone, most of the rooms have Internet access. The hotel offers continental breakfast. Business center, laundry and a round the clock reception service at the guests' disposal.
Distance to the school: 15 minutes walk
A huge number of mini-hotels or pensions recently appeared in St. Petersburg, offering an interesting alternative to big Soviet era hotels. Kristoff is one of them, which opened in 2004. It is located next door to the Piaty Ugol, also in an old historical building. The hotel brings a comfortable home atmosphere and its friendly personnel will try to satisfy all needs of the guests.
The hotel offers 15 spacious rooms, well furnished and designed in classical style. All rooms are equipped with individual air-conditioning, minibar, satellite TV, direct-dial phone, wireless WiFi Internet connection and hairdryer. The Kristoff provides 24-hour security, luggage room and safety deposit boxes are available at reception. Continental breakfast is served at the restaurant.
Distance to the school: 30 minutes walk or 20 minutes by metro
A nice and cosy B&B hotel located in the very center, in a quiet courtyard right off Nevsky prospect with a caring customer-orientated approach. Convenient location in the very heart of the city makes most places of interest, shops and restaurants accessible by foot. The Vesta hotel offers very decent rooms at very decent rates.
All 17 rooms are equipped according to European standards. Designed in pastel colour with windows overlooking the quiet yard, the hotel rooms are good for work and leisure. Each room has satellite TV, with individually regulated air-conditioning, phone, private facilities and shower. Internet can be accessed in every room by dial-up connection through the telephone line. There is a well-equipped small conference room for 8-10 people. A continental breakfast is served in the nice lobby-café. There are 3 floors in the hotel, but no elevator.
City Hotel Comfitel
Distance to the school: 10 minutes walk
Opened only in 2005, this new city hotel certainly has everything needed for leisure and business travel. Housing a typical old style building with large windows and high ceilings the hotel offers good modern comfort at very moderate prices. Although it is not located in the very core of the city, it is still quite close to the historical center which is easily accessible. Its proximity to our Language center makes it a nice option for our students.
The hotel features 33 rooms. On the ground floor there is a small nice restaurant & bar, reception and beauty shop. Every room has private facilities, hairdryer, TV, telephone, free access to the Internet. Safe cells are available at the reception. The hotel also has parking space and round-the-clock security. There are 4 floors but no elevator.