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Shelfort Hotel

3.0 of 5 3rd Liniya, 26, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Narva, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Good location, tidy and spacious rooms, nice building, nicely decorated interior, welcoming staff, close to subway, plenty of parking space in front of the hotel. Cons: Rooms are not soundproof at all, you can hear pretty much everything what's going on in the neighbouring rooms and in the hallway. Second floor rooms are located either next to the entrance... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Big rooms, clean, helpful staff. Breakfast was slim pickings but I'm not there for the breakfast. 4/5 would stay again. Close proximity to metro station, about 30 min walk into the city center. The hotel is on one of the citys many islands so if you go out at night be aware that the bridges open every night starting 01:30.... More 

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San Diego, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We haven't actually stayed at this hotel, yet. Our booking is for May, 2014. But I must compliment the staff and in particular, Olesya Labutina, for promptly responding to emails, arranging airport pickup, preparing a Visa Support Letter and answering my many questions. We look forward to staying at this hotel. The Tripadvisor reviews are amazing.

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Moscow, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The location of Shelfort is ideal--close to the metro station, walking distance to Hermitage and Nevsky. The staff is extremely helpful and professional. It is a charming local hotel with calm and homelike atmosphere.

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Moscow, Russia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Free wi-fi, clean room, friendly staff at the reception. Free parking place. Cosy european-like hotel. Excellent location, near the most beautiful places in the city. Thank You! I liked everything! Prosperity To You!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise to stay in such an enchanting place, the locatiion of the Shelfort is in my opinion the best place to stay. The hotel provided us with all we could possibly ask for and the staff so warm and friendly nothing was ever too much trouble. Cannot wait to return there and continue discovering the delights of... More 

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Shelfort, General Manager at Shelfort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you for choosing our hotel! This is such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your staying with us. We are working hard to make our guests feel themselves comfortable and we are always pleased to know our guests enjoy their staying and are satisfied by the service provided. Hope to see you again at our hotel!... More 

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This small hotel really made my stay in St Petersburg a home away from home.You could go past it in the street and miss it very easily.The graffiti on the way to it didn't feel encouraging at all, giving a bad impression of the area. Once through the doors it had instant appeal, The staff being so helpful, friendly and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stayed four nights in this lovely hotel. It was very rustic and had a lot of charm. The staff were friendly and went out of their way to help us. The location of the hotel is also very good and we walked across the Nevsky Bridge each day to the centre of St Petersburg. The Metro is close by... More 

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Corindi, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I found the Shelfort Hotel was a great place to stay due to its close proximity to the services required to eat, travel, see and feel the charm of St Petersburg. As previously stated in other reviews it was close to the Metro, eateries of differing tastes, convenience stores for supplies or a cold beer, banks etc but also if... More 

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Tekirdag, Turkey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

In Russia and old union countries, hotel star level differs from European ones. Considering this average, we can say Shelfort was more than we expected. The staff were very helpful. It was not very large rooms, not luxurious. The building was old but clean. I'm guessing only two or three staff is working per shift. The hotel is very small... More 

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Address: 3rd Liniya, 26, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Shelfort Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Shelfort Hotel St Petersburg
Hotel Style:
#46 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg
#53 Romantic Hotel in St. Petersburg

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