A some what small Hotel it is very centrally located. The only downside is there is not an elevator. My room was large, clean, and had a very nice view of the canal in front of the Building. N. Prospeckt is approx. 2 min. The Church on spilled blood about 4 min. The Winter Palace is a ten to 15... More
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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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