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Hotel Grifon

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Emb. Kanala Griboyedova, 35, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Senlis, France
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting situation near Nevskiy prospekt and metro station, not so far from Ermitage. Old immeuble charming and calm. The hotel is on the third floor without lift, surprising when you come from the airport with a heavy bagage. Good advises for turism from the personnel, they advised us for a frenchspeaking guide very excellent and not so expensive. But... More 

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Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is located the best possible locationin the Petersburg just behind the Kazan Cathedral. Only 5 minutes walk to Nevsky metro station and many nice bars,restaurants , shops just in a walking distance. Hotel staffs were really friendly and spoke pretty fair english. Breakfast was nice and tasty. Hotel room was clean and smelled fresh. Wi-fi is very reliable. I... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for your visit to the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid review. We hope that your comments will help to another travellers to make the right choice. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

Moscow, Russia
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I just come to the place. The only bad thing is for people with huge bags or with a problem with climbing on the ladders for 4-5 floor. It is a small mini hotel situated very close to the most interesting touristic points of Saint Petersburg. Then I booked the room I wasn't sure I made a right choice because... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Hotel Grifon for your recent stay in St. Petersburg. We hope that your detailed comments will help to another travellers who plan a trip to our beautiful city to make the right choice. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It is on the 4th floor with no elevator, but is in a good location. Only 5 minutes from Nevsky Prospekt with lots of restaurants around to choose from. Our room was dated but really big, and perfect for 3 nights in St Petersburg. The breakfast was good, the homemade pancakes were delicious! The staff were friendly and spoke good... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for your visit to the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid comments. We are pleased to announce about planned refurbishment and hope that our future guests will enjoy their stay in updated interiors. We will be happy to see you again! Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for two nights on a couple's getaway and really liked it. First of all the location really is quite good. StP is SOOO big that it takes a while to walk around. This hotel is about 10 minutes walk to a metro station, and five minutes walk to Kazan cathedral. The rooms were clean... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg, your candid comments and recommendations. We hope your detailed description of all features will help to another travellers who plan their trip to our beautiful city. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Grifon is in a good location, within a twenty minute walk of all the main attractions. The hotel is on the fourth floor of a building with no lift so could be a problem. The free breakfast and WiFi was a bonus! The staff were really friendly and helpful with taxis and offering advice. Our room was spacious but... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid comments. Please be advised that all our rooms have air conditioning (two of them have individual climate control panel and the rest have centralized direction). But in the future we plan to modernize the hotel equipment, because we always do all our best... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I stayed at Grifonhotel for three nights in late July and was really delighted by the whole experience. The location is fantastic, 5 min from Nevsky prospect, view on the canal, very quiet, 10-15 min walk from the Hermitage. I thought it was really excellent value for money. The staff was friendly and mostly spoke English. It's located on the... More 

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grifon2007, Генеральный директор at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your high appreciation of our service. We hope that your candid comments will help to another travellers who are looking for accommodation in our city. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

Toulouse
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The hotel Grifon was really a pleasant surprise for us: it is very well located, a few minutes walk from Nevsky Prospekt, it is very quiet in the evening by the canal, the staff is very friendly and helpful. We were surprised by the size of the room which is very large and everything was very clean. The only negative... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid comments. We will do all our best to improve the service and hope to see you again! Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

Southampton
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Despite having mixed opinions from our group, I feel very positive about this hotel. The hotel reception is on the 4th floor and there are no lifts. Apart from that, everything else is good. Very spacious and clean rooms, very friendly staff. Free breakfast an added bonus. Excellent location, walking distance to many local attractions. This hotel is miles better... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for your visit to the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and high appreciation of our service. We hope your comments will help to another travellers to make the right choice. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at the Grifon in May and loved the fact that the majority of guests appeared to be Russians in town for the May 9 celebrations. The rooms are decorated in the Russian style of the late sixties but are very clean and comfortable. The stairs are a minor inconvenience compared to the great location and reasonable... More 

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and you candid comments on your stay! We hope this information will be useful for another visitors of this site. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More 

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