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Taleon Imperial Hotel

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Nevskiy Ave., 15, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia (Formerly Eliseev Palace Hotel)
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1 room 1 adult
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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the hotel itself is absolutely gorgeous (a former palace) and the location can't be beat, the rooms and service don't live up to the Taleon's five-star rating. The bathroom in my unit had such a terrible smell that I had to have the front desk send someone to thoroughly clean it twice, and leave behind an air freshener. I... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and your feedback left on TripAdvisor site. I am very sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences during your stay with us and, of course, for the attitude of the personell. Please accept my sincere apologies... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The elegance and courtesy   I first came here with a lot of unknowns. the staff here is really enthusiastic when directed me but where shopping and roads. with ample space and clean. I appreciate and expect a return visit

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Let me thank you for choosing the Taleon Imperial Hotel and your review about the recent stay. I highly appreciate your positive feedback and high score to our efforts. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I will be very happy if you choose our hotel... More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect, Vintage Luxury Hotel. Location best in town, much better than belmond hotel, very close to main square. Room and bathroom up to luxury standards, big spacious with vintage design. Has amazing rooftop pool, it was -18 outside, and with the glass roof they still manage to keep it so warm and so intimate with great food service. We spent... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for choosing Taleon Imperial Hotel and the feedback you left on TripAdvisor site. It's our great pleasure to do your stay comfortable and memorable. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I will be very happy if you choose our hotel again... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

My mother and I spent 5 days between Christmas and NYE at the Taleon as part of a British Airways 'getaway' trip. We couldn't have been happier! The staff spoke excellent English, were courteous and helpful and gave us tourist information. The palace itself couldn't have been in a better location and was minutes walk from Winter Palace, about 10... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.com. I am so much happy that you and your mom enjoyed your stay and recommend us to other travelers.Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I will be... More 

Lake Oswego, OR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. The two concierge were very helpful. Both the lunches I had at two different restaurants within the hotel were very good. I spent seven nights and would return. They were helpful in responding to email requests in advance. Technically, I would give it 4.75 stars since I had trouble with the Wi-fi in my... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.com. Let me tahnk you for your positive feedback and high score to our efforts. It's our great pleasure to do your stay comfortable anf memorable. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of... More 

La Paz, Bolivia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Sunday brunch at the Taleon restaurant is held from 12 - 4 p.m.. And they offer amazing foods in stunningly elegant surroundings. As close to perfection as is humanly possible. One glitch was the Russian produced sweet sparkling wine they called champansky/shampanskoye. Stick with the orange juice and Russian vodka.

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Thank MickHuerta
Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for your feedback you left on TripAdvisor site. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback, I appreceate your warm review. I will share your comments with our team, who I am certain will be encouraged by your remarks. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we look forward to serving you... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I stayed in Taleon for 3 nights in December 2015. On my arrival, I was very excited by the building's beautiful design and preservation, the wonderful location (2 mins from the Hermitage), the fact that they located me in a high floor with a great view as I asked, and the kind people at the reception. Rooms were clean and... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for your feedback left on TripAdvisor site.I appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I am glad to know that you liked the location, ambience and attitude of reception staff. And It is indeed a pity that negative impression has occurred with the wifi, as well as the bed set up. We do... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A very smart hotel , close to the major attractions. The Hermitage is 5 minutes walk. The staff were really excellent. Breakfast was amazing and really set you up for the day, Try the spa but remember to take your own swimming costume.

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! I highly appreciate your choice of the Taleon Imperial Hotel and the review you left on the tripadvisor.com. I am thankful for your positive feedback and high score to our efforts. It's our great pleasure to do your stay comfortable anf memorable. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of the... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I was surprised by the preservation of this building. I stayed here because I knew it had a wonderful history and I was not disappointed. I couldn't stop taking pictures of my room and even the bathroom was photo worthy. The big huge windows and window sills were fun for people watching down to the ground level. My room faced... More 

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Let me thank you for choosing the Taleon Imperial Hotel and your willing to share experience with other travelers. I highly appreciate your positive feedback.Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I will be very happy if you choose our hotel again during your next trip... More 

Boksburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We were fortunate to spend 3 nights in this beautiful hotel. Thank you for the stunning accommodation and brilliant service. The stay was wonderful and one can only imagine what the inhabitants of the once Palace lived like. A hidden gem for us was the downstairs bar away down the street. Well done and thank you!

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Victoria K, General Manager at Taleon Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Let me thank you for choosing the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I highly appreciate your positive feedback and high score to our efforts. Your warm review is the best reward for me and all the team members of the Taleon Imperial Hotel. I will be very happy if you choose our hotel again during your next trip to Saint-Petersburg... More 

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