The place is clean, safe, close to major sights, and has a helpful enough staff. So it certainly does the trick for a stay in St. Petersburg. But I do agree with the other reviewer - there were large groups that traveled here that could be loud at times.
Also - there were hostel trips planned which were never promoted or told to me while staying there. I just heard second hand about how awesome the trip was from a guest - when I inquired about possibly getting in on it the next time I got a head shake. Not sure what that was about.
Lastly, be aware if you are staying in a room with 2 single beds.... some of the rooms have only one bed and a pull out couch. That's fine but we were never told about that and were charged the same as if we were in a room that had two legit beds.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Popular and the biggest St Petersburg youth hotel. Best combination of price and quality! Hostel is located just right in the heart of the city, steps (literally) from all famous sightseeing, in the quiet yard, protected from the city noise. Private rooms with additional beds, 4-, 6- and 8-bed female and male dormitory rooms are available. Staff is English-speaking, very friendly and cheerful. Free wi-fi and lots of other stuff. Reception works around the clock. ... more less
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