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Hotel Grifon

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
35 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed two nights at this hotel behind the Kazan Cathedral. It's very well located with sites, restaurants and cafés within walking distance. Our room was spacious and clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was an added bonus. The hotel is located on the 3rd floor ( no lift) of an apartment block which made it even... 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 hope they will help to another travellers who are looking for accommodation in out city. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is the best location you can get, just behind the Kazan cathedral, 5 min from Nevsky prospect. The hotel receptionists are great. Very helpful and kind. We got our room early in the morning and got breakfast even we shouldn't have. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The air condition was good and WiFi worked well. The only thing... 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 always do all our best to improve the service for our valuable guests and hope your review will be useful for another travellers. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed at the Grifon Hotel for 2 nights and was perfect. We received friendly service, very comfortable room with a great view over the canal. The breakfast was also really good! The hotel is walking distance from Nevsky Prospect metro, so it's very easy walking to the attractions in the city and getting around via the metro. The services... More

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

Dear Luzelle, Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" as a place of your accommodation in St. Petersburg and high appreciation of our service. We hope that your comments will be useful for another travellers. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Situated in central Petersburg at the Griboedov-Channel, in footwalking distance Newsky Prospekt, Marijinsky Theater, Russian Museum and Herimitage, you live in a comfortable, clean and European style hotel room of appropriate size. The staff is very friendly, flexible and pursuses your interests. You get a decent breakfast. Its a good place to recover from the efforts of sightseeing. And you... More

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

Dear Carlos, Thank you very much for your visit and candid comments about the hotel "Grifon". We hope to see you again! Kindest regards, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Great hotel close to Nevsky Prospekt. Perfect service, home furnishings, and most importantly, a great internet. The desk staff was very helpful. Very convenient location close to the subway. Hope to come to St. Petersburg and to live in this hotel this summer.

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

Dear Oleg, Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your high appreciation of our service. We hope that your sincere comments will help to another visitors of this site to make a right choice. We are always at your disposal. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager More

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Address: Emb. Kanala Griboyedova, 35, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Grifon 3*
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The hotel "Grifon" opened in 2007. It is located right in the city centre, just 5 minutes walk from the Nevsky prospect, at the quiet embankment of the Griboedova channel and near the famous Banking Bridge decorated with Griffins sculptures. Main area attractions – The Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac's Cathedral, The Church on the Spilled Blood, The Admiralty, The Hermitage and Palace Square, The Russian Museum – are situated close to the hotel.The hotel occupies top floors (fourth and fifth) of a historical five-storey building without lift that was designed by the architect Keiser and raised in 1879. The Russian Society on pharmaceutical goods trade placed here its offices and storehouses.Front staircase with antique fireplace and decorative smithery of banisters leads to the hotel. In 1998 American producers shot here episodes for a film based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel “Crime and punishment” with participation of famous actors Patrick Dempsey and Julie Delpy.The hotel offers 12 fully equipped rooms of two categories - standard and comfort. All rooms are decorated in classical style with warm colours and equipped with air conditioning, wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi), colour TV (with international satellite channels), telephone (local calls – free of charge), bathroom (with bath or shower), hairdryer, bath amenities. The majority of rooms offer marvelous view of the Griboedova channel embankment. Twin or double bed at guest's will. Extra bed or cosy sofa is available for the third person in a room.Continental hot breakfast is included in a room rate and served at any time convenient for guests.Rooms at the hotel are non-smoking. ... more   less 
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