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Friends Hostel on Bankovsky

Bankovskiy Lane, 3, St. Petersburg 191023, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014
Valewie Angers, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Angers, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

A good hostel, near from the center. Quite small enough to have a convivial atmsophere, but different levels to welcome many clients. The FRIENDS atmosphere from the TV show is present almost everywhere, we just wanted the same decoration in our appartment. The only "bad point" would be the absence of real kitchen. There is a microwave, fridge, hot water,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We booked this hostel because of the many good reviews and its convenient central location. However, the experience was so bad that we moved out during our stay.. It was impossible to get some decent sleep in Friends hostel, in spite of using good earplugs. Our room was reasonably close to the common room, where other guests threw loud parties... More

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Strathalbyn, South Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Friendly staff, great facilities, great location but too many booking mistakes. One of our friends went to go to bed and found they'd put someone else in his bed. Same happened to another friend and he had to shift to the couch. We arrived early in morn (7:30) after overnight train from Moscow and when we asked when we could... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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62 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This was the better of the two hostels I stayed at in Russia. The hostel is in a great location. The staff was very friendly, helpful and spoke great English; they let me some my bags before I could check-in and after I checked out. Free tea and cookies were cute; one day there was free Russian pancakes. There is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We actually stayed in "Flat" Friends, which is an affiliate in Griboedova Canal. It's an apartment with private bathroom in a very central area. Nevsky Prospect is in a 3 min walk. It's in an extremely quiet place (but it will also depend on your neighbour, as there are 2 apartments) with TV in a comfortable room. There is a... More

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Address: Bankovskiy Lane, 3, St. Petersburg 191023, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette
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Friends hostel on Bankovsky is situated in the very center of the city, close to most famous 'must see' places in St. Petersburg, a few steps from a range of bars, clubs and restaurants, not far away from Sennaya square and all the Dostoevsky locations. ROOMS: private 2-, 3-, 4- bed rooms with additional beds, and 6 bed female and male dormitory rooms, which include private lockers. Bed linen, blankets and towels are available and included FREE of charge. FACILITIES: shared separate shower cabins and toilets, a little small, but very clean, located on every floor. We have a free iron and ironing board, washing machine and hairdryer. COMMON AREA: there are two living rooms where everyone can enjoy free drinks (tea or coffee) and tasty cookies, meet new friends, watch movies on the big plasma TV, play different table games (we have a lot of different kinds) and play on a big fussball (a.k.a. table football or kicker) table.SHARED KITCHEN: there is also a kitchen corner where everyone can cook their favorite food. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, a fridge and has all the necessary dishes. ... more   less 
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