Cheap hotels in St. Petersburg. Best Places to Stay in the City Centre

Hotel in St. Petersburg, in the center and inexpensive – it is possible!
If the purpose of your trip to St. Petersburg is to visit museums, theaters and architectural monuments, we recommend paying attention to hotels located in the central area of the city.

Then most of the most important and interesting sights of St. Petersburg can be reached on foot and not spend such precious minutes of vacation on trips in the subway or buses. Moreover, it will not be difficult to choose and book a hotel in the center of St. Petersburg: there are a lot of accommodation options here. Many travelers, planning a trip, are afraid that living in the center of St. Petersburg will be very expensive.

However, such fears today are not entirely justified, since inexpensive hotels are the most rapidly developing segment of the hotel market of St. Petersburg.

Hostel Piłau

Every year in the city on the Neva there are a dozen new inexpensive hostels and economy hotels, where tourists are ready to provide a warm welcome and provide basic amenities at very modest prices. For example, an inexpensive and cozy hostel Piłau is located in the heart of the city, on Rubinstein Street. This location is especially convenient for those who arrive in St. Petersburg by train, the largest railway station of the city is Moskovsky, it is only a 15-minute walk from the hostel building. At the same time, it will take only five minutes for tourists to walk to Nevsky Prospekt, and a little more time to see the main attractions of the Northern capital – Kazan Cathedral, Palace Square and the Hermitage.


Hostel Babushka House

An equally successful location can boast of the hostel Babushka House,which occupies a magnificent historical building on Vladimirsky Prospekt. At the same time, accommodation in St. Petersburg hostels will cost quite inexpensively – from 600 rubles per day when placed in a multi-bed room.

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Hotel Shelfort

Those who are embarrassed by the neighborhood of strangers will have to spend money and book a three-star hotel. In the center of St. Petersburg, there are a lot of hotels in this category, but, unfortunately, not every one of them can boast of high-quality service. Therefore, before you make a choice and book a room in a three-star hotel in the center of St. Petersburg, you should read the reviews of tourists and carefully read the description of the hotel and the amenities it offers. Proven hotels that combine high quality service, comfort, convenient location and affordable prices for rooms include Shelfort.

This cozy three-star hotel is located on Vasilievsky Island, a 5-minute walk from Vasileostrovskaya Metro Station. A walk to the Rostral Columns, the Kunstkamera and the Palace Bridge will take 5-10 minutes, to the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Kazan Cathedral, the man-made island of New Holland and other famous monuments of the northern capital – no more than half an hour. The price of accommodation in the hotel Shelfort includes breakfast and wireless Internet.

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Comfort Hotel

The top ten 3-star hotels in St. Petersburg also includes the magnificent Comfort Hotel:it is located in an old building in the heart of the city and offers tourists comfortable living conditions and excellent service. The hotel is just a couple of minutes walk from Admiralteyskaya Metro Station. Nearby attractions are the Mariinsky Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the Nabokov House-Museum. Guests of comfort Hotel especially note the sincere friendliness and professionalism of the staff, as well as the homely atmosphere. Breakfast is included in the room rate and is served in the restaurant located next to the hotel.

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Vera Hotel

Another in all respects worthy and inexpensive accommodation option in the center of St. Petersburg level 3 stars is the hotel Vera,located a 10-minute walk from the Moskovsky railway station and the metro station Ploshchad Vosstaniya. In this St. Petersburg economy class hotel guests are waiting for spacious and stylish rooms and many additional services. For example, there is a library on site. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, while the hotel has rooms adapted for comfortable accommodation of guests with disabilities. Breakfast is included and tea and coffee are provided free of charge at all times.

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Hotel Pushka INN

If you are accustomed to a comfortable stay and want to live like the St. Petersburg nobility of the XIX century in elegant aristocratic interiors, you should stop the choice on one of the hotels in St. Petersburg of the level of 4 or 5 stars. A high price is not necessarily a guarantee of quality: some four-star hotels in the center have earned excellent reviews and enjoy well-deserved popularity, while offering lower room prices than less attractive five-star hotels. One of the highest quality hotels in St. Petersburg, combining all conceivable and unthinkable advantages, is a 4-star hotel Pushka INN. He earned the prestigious Travellers’ Choice 2013 award, which is awarded by the international travel portal TripAdvisor: in the nomination “Hotels in Russia with the best service” he took first place.

The hotel is located in a picturesque place on the embankment of the Moika River, just a couple of minutes walk from the Palace Square and the Hermitage. The admiralteyskaya or Nevsky Prospekt metro stations can not be reached within five minutes. In addition to the convenience of location, this luxurious hotel boasts an excellent restaurant, free parking in the courtyard of the hotel, as well as exquisite decoration of comfortable rooms.

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Hotel Helvetia

The high-quality four-star hotels of St. Petersburg, which are very popular among tourists, should also include the Helvetia Hotel,which occupies the building of a majestic mansion of the XVIII century, a 10-minute walk from the Moskovsky railway station.

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Domina Prestige Hotel

The choice of 5-star hotels in the center of St. Petersburg is huge. The best representatives of this class include Domina Prestige Hotel:it is one of the three best hotels in the city according to travelers who left their reviews on TripAdvisor. This is a new hotel owned by the famous Italian chain Domina Hotels and Resorts.

The Domina Prestige Hotel is located on the Moika promenade, surrounded by beautiful old buildings in the heart of the old town: guests can admire truly magical views from the windows. The number of rooms is distinguished by an original, thoughtful design, made by the Italian master Gianmarco Cavanino. Of course, the hotel has everything you need for a pleasant stay: from a gourmet restaurant to a fitness center with saunas and a beauty salon.

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Hotel Casa Leto

There is another option to rent a room inexpensively in St. Petersburg – use the services of one of the many mini-hotels. Mini-hotels are quite diverse: there are very modest and inexpensive, offering a minimum set of services. There are luxurious private hotels that can compete with the best luxury hotels in terms of the quality of service and room equipment.

The main thing that distinguishes mini-hotels in St. Petersburg is a convenient location in the heart of the city (for a small hotel with ten rooms to find a room in the center is much easier), a sincere, homely atmosphere and an individual approach to each client – here all guests are known in person. All tourists, regardless of the purpose of arrival in St. Petersburg, can recommend a private hotel Casa Leto (Casa Leto): it is among the ten best city hotels and competes on equal terms with the “big” hotels. There are only five comfortable rooms, decorated with great taste and understanding of the needs of guests. The hotel is a couple of minutes walk from Nevsky Prospekt and St. Isaac’s Square, next to the Admiralteyskaya metro station.

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Roses Inn

For those who arrive in St. Petersburg by train, the Roses Mini-Hotel,located 500 meters from the Moskovsky Railway Station, next to the Nevsky Center shopping complex, is ideal. It offers luxurious rooms and friendly friendly staff. A worthy choice will be the Grand Mark Hotel. Spacious stylish rooms equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, concierge service – that’s what awaits travelers here. A walk from the hotel to the metro station Admiralteyskaya will take no more than 10 minutes.

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