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Nevsky 47/1, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia (Vladimir)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Niteroi, RJ
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Great location, staff are very helpful and speak good english. its very clean, nice kitchen and communual area and free fast internet. Dorms are nice and bright, lots of space and comfy beds. I disliked lacks atmosphere as was very quiet and people keep to themselves. no communual breakfast or dinner offers, so people do their own thing. rather strict... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

BY all means, This is great hostel to be. Friendly, smiley stuff, warn and relax atmosphere, cosy and comfortable. great location, in the heart of the city. I stayed there 7 days and loved every minutes. Little minus, is that the wi-fi, is not stable. hope that the buy some wi-fi extender that cost almost nothing and this minus will... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Hostel life has everything you need for a great stay in St. Petersburg. Excellent location, large bathroom with large showers, very friendly staff, and central location. Make sure you contact them if you are arriving at Pulkovo airport, they offer pick up from the airport for a third of the cost of the scam artist taxi drivers at the airport.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Excellent facilities, Clean and quiet. Superb location overlooking Nevsky Prospekt. Really helpful staff. Fantastic value for money.The hostel is opposite to the Radisson and a fraction of the price. I would definitely stay here again.Brilliant location.

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Stockholm, Sweden
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Definitely the best hostel I stayed in. I wasn't expecting it to be in Russia! Everything is super clean and modern from top to bottom (the hostel opened in 2010): in the common rooms new and colorful furniture, renovated floor and walls, fully equiped kitchen, tv, 4 computers and wifi; in the rooms new bed, lockers; clean towels and bel... More

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Chur, Switzerland
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33 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Hostel with very good facilities right in the center of Saint Petersburg. I stayed 4 nights in a single room with shared bathroom. Staff in comparison to other countries rather sour, starting with not excepting my YH-card when I payed, then taking almost 3 days for my registration to be processed, telling me I don't need an immigration card when... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Booked out a 4 bed dorm travelling with friends, rooms were large enough, BEAUTIFUL views of St Petersburg outside our big windows. Beds were comfortable and lockers were provided in the room aswell as coat hangers on a coat rack. Heating was good as it was cold in April, bathrooms were large with lots of showers, toilets and hand basins,... More

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Antalya, Turkey
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

I've decided to stay in "Hostel Life" on the recommendation of a friend and I am not disappointed at the end, I should add that it was the first hostel experience in my life and I was expecting something worse. Well and simply furnished, clean and modern looking hostel, receptionists are kind and helpfull. During my stay I've used the... More

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Mae Sot, Thailand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

I stayed at hostel life for 4 nights. It was easy to find and the hostel is close to main street where many tourist sites are located nearby. The hostel is also close to cafes, restaurants, bars, and small supermarket. It was very convenient to go everywhere. Staffs were very helpful and they were well organized. The facilities like bathrooms... More

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

That was my first time in hostel, because normally I'm sleeping in hotels. So I was a bit scared to book a hostel. Anyway after I arrived there it seemd to be really nice and clean. I shared room with three other persons, and it was completly fine. Only problem with all was with taxi. I booked the taxi airport-hostel... More

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Address: Nevsky 47/1, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Vladimir
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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HOSTEL LIFE is a new cheap youth backpackers hostel in Saint-Petersburg. The hotel is located in the centre of the city at Nevsky prospect. We are glad to offer our dear guests comfortable accommodation at a reasonable price in our hostel in Petersburg.HOSTEL LIFE is designed for up-to-date people who care both about saving their money and living at the main street of the city.Having checked in our hostel in Saint Petersburg you will find yourself in the heart of the city and next to all famous palaces, parks, theatres, museums, art galleries, monuments, rivers, canals and drawbridges.All the nearby entertaining and transport infrastructure such as hundreds of fashionable boutiques and shops, bars with partying youth, restaurants, cinemas, concert halls, subway and railway stations will make your stay in Hostel life an unforgettable experience.HOSTEL LIFE is a cheap backpackers hostel of a new era. While designing and constructing it we used all modern hotel business technologies and materials of high quality. That’s why we guarantee our guests high standards of safety and security with European level of comfort. There are 22 rooms in HOSTEL LIFE. 68 guests can comfortably stay here. While decorating the rooms we used carpeting, ecologically safe paints and modern technologies.We took into account everything you could need here. There are comfortable rooms, a big living room with soft furniture, kitchen, internet zone with 4 computers, 24-hour reception service, and bathrooms with necessary equipment, washing machine, dishwasher, personal lockers, luggage room, safe. ... more   less 
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