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Imatra, Finland
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202 reviews
92 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Big hotel outside city center...a little difficult o go by own car but finally we fond it with Navigator. I was waiting old faschion Sovet style hotels like few still left here in SPB.We came late in the evening around 2100 time ,very hungry but offcourse main restaurant already closed so we decided to take something from lobby bar.Room simple... More 

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Atlanta
1 review
Reviewed May 22, 2015

I booked a suite. It was nice very clean with almost all the necessary things that one might need for a long stay. Buffet breakfast was Ok. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Hotel is located in a quite place with easy access to the historical sites using a public transportation.

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OlesyaDmitrievna, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Business Hotel Karelia, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Karelia Business Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. Sincerely, Head of Fron Department Olesya Gayduchenok More 

Warsaw, Poland
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2014

The price was really good, as for St. Petersburg in busy time. Bulding is 11 floors apartment house, and is old, but renewed. Breakfast was ok, can't complain. Rooms are not very high standard but clean, same bathroom. Unfortunately bathroom was stinking a little bit from the pipes, not sure if that is normal, or just an accident. I felt... More 

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GraffitiLHostel, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Business Hotel Karelia, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Karelia Business Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. Sincerely, public relation manager Olesya. More 

Saint Petersburg
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2013

Avoid this hotel. Noisy in front of a building site, with men working till 11 pm ever on sundays. To small breafast room, so that you have to stay for half an hour in line to get something to eat. Never more.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2013

The hotel is ok, the check-in took several minutes and the staff was friendly. Buffet breakfast was tasty and various. It's afar from the city center, but I had no problems catching the public transport. Most of all I liked that the hotel is non-smoking.

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KareliaBusinessHotel, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Business Hotel Karelia, responded to this review

Dear GregKeav, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Your wonderful comments are much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Moscow
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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2012

The only minus of this hotel is location. Impossible to get from subway on foot. But buses, trolleybuses and mini-buses can take you to Nevskiy pr. in 15 minutes. There's shop Diksi near hotel. Stayed in hotel twice. Impression is the same. Rooms are clean, with A/C, flat TV. Bathroom is clean, too. Breakfast is very good, with nice choice.... More 

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OlesyaDmitrievna, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Business Hotel Karelia, responded to this review

Dear Andriy! Thank you for your review! We will have a pleasure to see you again! More 

Rome, Georgia
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2012

I recommend the Karelia Hotel in St Petersburg, Russia. This is very good place to stay in St Petersburg. It's not real expensive, and the in-house restuarant caters to people of all nationalities. It's a place to stay that's not right in the downtown part of the city, but it's close enough that it doesn't take too much time to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2012

Good value for money if you book directly from Karelia hotel webside avoiding any agencies , they do have 50% off if you book in advance and not very busy month ( like July and august) even thenif you book earlier you can safe a bit of money. Breakfast and costumer service all depends on the team of people who... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2010

The Karelia hotel is located nearby to park in quite silent area in St. Petersburg. However, the location is a bit far from the centrum, we used the minibus to go to old city (there are direct routes). It was a pleasant stay in that hotel. The breakfast was nice with wide food assortments. I could recommend this hotel for... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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69 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2010

Hotel is a typical 3 star hotel you will find in Russia. Nothing fancy, but ok. The room was more or less clean. The furniture was ok, but I noticed some cigarette burns on the chair. The bathroom was good and the towels were clean. Breakfast was ok, but after 3 days you'll get tired of eating the same food.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Business Hotel Karelia is a modern 16 floor hotel complex in Saint Petersburg. The hotel has 256 comfortable rooms and is able to accommodate more than 500 people.There are 11 conference halls in the Business Hotel Karelia with a capacity of 10 to 330 people. They are ideal for business events and parties of different sizes.The hotel also has a restaurant, a billiard club (one of the largest in the city) a sauna and a souvenir shop. The range of additional services allows you to work and relax in comfort without leaving the hotel.It is situated in a pollution-free space on the right bank of the Neva within a quarter of an hour reach from the centre of the city, near the 50 Anniversary of the October Revolution park.Karelia offers the following services: accommodation, catering, providing facilities for individuals and congress-groups business activity and for comfortable and safe repose and leisure within the hotel’s premises, which makes the hotel a good place for business meetings. Among our customers there are participants of national and international congresses, conferences, exhibitions, seminars and festivals, theatrical companies, music bands, sport teams and delegations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Business Hotel Karelia

Address: Marshala Tukhachevskogo St., 27/2, St. Petersburg 195067, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $23 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Business Hotel Karelia 3*
Number of rooms: 209
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“Rooms not toward main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Mattisaki, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“I am not using a hair dryer, but my daughter who enters the room immediately noticed that this was missing. there is no iron / iron board in room, but there is a separate room for this type of activity. Free Wireless internet was available in a hotel, but not in my room. There were, however, several secured spots with a strong signal.”
 of 5 bubbles dzmitryp339, May 22, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the east side don't get the evening sun. This is especially important in the summer months when it never gets really dark (white nights).”
 of 5 bubbles thos17, Jul 25, 2012 | Read review
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