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Shelfort Hotel

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3rd Liniya, 26, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and cozy place to stay. There is old Soviet-made piano with beautiful voice, just a little out of tune. Average breakfast to some taste, but quiet place with true fire place (in suites only). B+ mark.

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Moscow, Russia
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you have business in this part of town or want somewhere on the island to see the sights, then this is a good value hotel. Not a Hilton or Marriott but the room was suberb, breakfast was Russian, very, but good quality. As cost conscious business traveller I would stay there again. "Quaint" in another review is exactly what... More 

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Narva, Estonia
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33 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

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
88 helpful votes 88 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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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
1 review
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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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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4 hotel reviews
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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