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“Hidden delight”
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Hotel Polikoff
Ranked #212 of 335 Hotels in St. Petersburg
London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Hidden delight”
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Lovely little hotel, right off the centre of Nevsky Prospekt. We were worried upon arrival as the front door and staircase seemed a bit 'shady', but once inside the actual hotel it was perfect. Very cosy, great breakfast area, really nice room with genuinely one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept on. Additionally, it was spotless and the hotel staff were sweet and friendly (hard to come by in Russia!) It seems like it has been renovated recently which is obviously a bonus! Disadvantages? The only one I can see is that there is no elevator up to the hotel which might be a problem if you are elderly or disabled. Otherwise, perfect!

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with friends
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English first
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2009

it`s a nice small hotel, as they call it in Russia "private hotel"
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disadvantages:
* the closest subway station is about 15-20 min walking, although it`s in the very central location, right on the Nevsky Prospect (the main street of the city).
* no elevator (as I remember it`s about 3rd floor)
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anyway, staying in such small hotels in Russia (and there are a lot of them in S.P.) is much better than in bigger ones.
the overall quality of hotel service in Russia is quite poor. and in the small hotel you can get much better service.
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I recommended Polikoff to my parents and they stay there every time they travel to S.P. which is about 3 times a year:)

  • Stayed September 2007, travelled on business
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Omer
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71 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2009

When I travel abroad I am trying to stay away from the fancy 5 star hotels. When travelling abroad what I am looking for is location, quality and price withing the modest budget. Hotel Polikoff fits the above mentioned criteria perfectly. Great location in the historical center of St. Pete and rooms that are not facing the noisy street. Free use of internet all day. Close to the sights and theaters and concert halls, 2 minutes from the huge shopping center and plenty of restaurants and coffee shops. The rooms look like an Ikea ad but are new, sparkling clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Another great feature is the buffet breakfast and use of the dining facilities all day long: free tea, coffee, bisquits etc., A great choice!

Stayed June 2009, travelled with friends
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Thank Rayush
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Hampshire, England
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639 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2008

Stayed 3 nights. The location is very good on Nevsky Prospekt only 5 mins walk from Gostiny dvor metro station. It is however difficult to find with entrance from Karavannaya str. 11. Apartments 24-26 between two shops about 40 meters from the street corner. Only about 15 rooms this place is friendly and efficient. Room was reasonable but lacked air con which could be a problem to some in high summer. Overall we had a good stay and found the hotel offered good value for money overall.

  • Liked — Good location, good value
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Polikoff
Address: Nevskiy Ave., 64/11 | entrance from Karavannaya St., 11, St. Petersburg, Russia
Region: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Nevskiy
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #212 of 335 Hotels in St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Polikoff 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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