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Taleon Imperial Hotel

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5.0 of 5
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Nevskiy Ave., 15, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia (Formerly Eliseev Palace Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location and large rooms complemented by generally pleasant and helpful staff. The buffet breakfast is OK, but we had divergent experiences with the wait staff. The first morning was staffed 100% by women, and the attentiveness and service was top-notch. The second morning was all young men, and it was as if they had never been trained in paying... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has been created from at least 2 other buildings, taking care to preserve some internal details, including the very impressive Herculean statues in the bar. This has been a mixed success; the statues dwarf the bar which has very little atmosphere and there is a very irregular internal atrium above. However there are many excellent features; the location... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing Taleon Imperial Hotel. It's a great pleasure for me to read your review about your stay at Taleon Imperial Hotel. I am glad to know that you liked service, hotel's location, rooms, food and swimming facilities. Your warm review is for sure the greatest reward to all the staff members. With my appreciation,warm regards... More 

Tehran, Iran
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there for 4 night it is a nice, clean, hotel .staff were kind and i think it is a good place to stay .our room was big and i recommended this hotel for its location and cleanliness.near to main attraction of st.petersburg. when i was in hotel and walked along the corridor, feeling like reading a russian story... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.co I am glad to know that you enjoyed your recent stay and recommend us to other travelers. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members. I will be very happy if you stay with... More 

San Diego
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has been renovated but lacks some of the luxuries one would expect. That said, it is inside an old building and very unique. The Spa, pool and fitness centers are really nice. The rooms are very spacious, but not as comfortable and well appointed as other luxury hotels are. The hotel is located within walking distance of all... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and review left about your recent stay. It's a pity to know that you felt lack of ambience in our unique palace hotel. I appreciate your warm words about hotel's location and spa center. Here at the Taleon Imperial Hotel we strive to exceed all guest's needs and... More 

Iran
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been stayed in this hotel for 4 nights... It is a very good hotel because of its location and rooms...rooms are large and comfortable and you will be at nevsky prospekt in one minute...many munuments are near taleon and you can taste a coffee in front of hotel in litrature cafe and remember pushkin last coffee

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.co I am glad to know that you enjoyed your recent stay and recommend us to other travelers. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members. I will be very happy if you choose our... More 

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we checked in we asked if we could change our room to a double, the response we got was a blatant No. They did offer to change the mattress to a double which they did but the mattress was far to big for the base and the sheets did not fit the bed. A totally bad experience from a... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.co I am very sad that you didn't like the bedding in the room you had. We always try to find the solution in such cases, however once in a while due to very high occupancy (May-July are the months of... More 

North Yorkshire
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is well located with an excellent breakfast and spacious rooms. Our room was fine but had windows onto an atrium.Other members of our tour party had some problems with their rooms. The staff were curteous but the hotel didn't have the ambiance of our Moscow hotel.

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.co I am glad to know that you liked hotel's location, your room and breakfast. It's a pity that some members of your tour party didn't like the rooms. I don't know if they informed reception about, but let me ensure... More 

russia
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94 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a river suite ,which was just OK.The location is fantastic,this is for me the only positive of this hotel . Pricing is very high,door man is non existent. The worst was planning the trip for a departure the next day,at mid night before departure the staff said 45ms to reach the airport,however the famous day was the Marathon,which means... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing Taleon Imperial Hotel and review about your stay with us. Thank you for paying our attention to negative aspects of our service. We will do our best to avoid future occurrences. I am really regret that you've got negative impression of our hotel. Please accept my sincerely apology. Let me assure you that we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. We were a few hours early so we enjoyed the pool and sauna. The pool was absolutely amazing and so was the sauna. It's right on the corner of Nevsky Prospect. This hotel is a 40 min walk to the train station. We will stay here again!! Loved it

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.co I am glad to know that you enjoyed your recent stay and recommend us to other travelers. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members. I will be very happy if you choose our... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location,staff,rooms,bathrooms and spa were all first class.There are 2 reasons why we have not given an excellent rating overall; 1.The toiletries provided were very cheap and nasty-a complete contrast to the large ornate beautiful bathroom!!!!!.When you pay 5 star prices you expect good quality toiletries. 2.The rooftop restaurant was closed for 3 out of the 4 nights of our stay.... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for sharing your opinion about your recent stay at the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I am glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Let me ensure you that we have high quality toiletries produced specially for our hotel in EU. It's a pity that you didn't have a change to visit our... More 

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