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By the Hermitage

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The location of this hotel is great, but we were disappointed by everything else. We booked what was described as a king-bed room, understanding that might not mean the same in Russia as in the US. But our room was miniscule, our bed was very small and uncomfortable. When we complained at the desk about our room size, we were... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Perfect location for a hotel in Sankt Peterburg. Service was great, very friendly staff and great food. The staff, especially Katja, was so kind and help full to us for which we are forever grateful. Worm recommend for everyone.

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Florida, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The location was great very close to Hermitage & underground. The room was clean & new with lots of light from big windows. Very clean Hotel. The breakfast was good, hot & cold choices. They paid attention to small details such as coffee & tea available all day & filtered water to drink. When the water was empty, we noticed... More 

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Ontinyent, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

If you are looking for the perfect location for a hotel in Saint Petersburg then By The Hermitage is it.You can walk out the door and onto a canal cruiser or take a few more steps and be at either the Hermitage or Nevsky Prospect or many other tourist sites. There are many good quality restaurants and bars close by... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Pretty good location right next to the Nevsky avenue, the rooms and bathrooms were simple but clean and organised, the staff was friendly but they lack initiative. It was OK for a late reservation but next time I would try a different place.

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Liverpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

First of all, I don't know what Sven A is talking about, the rooms aren't palatial, but there's absolutely nothing wrong with them. The water is hot, the rooms are clean, and warm - and the price is very reasonable, and the location exceptional. What more do you want? My answer would normally be nothing, but when I was in... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We booked this hostel through the website saint-petersburg-hotels.com, because via this way we could get visa support for our stay. Big mistake. This website advertises the "By the Hermitage Hotel" to have air-conditioning, but this was the very first thing we saw that was missing as we entered our rooms. The second thing we noticed was the size. This room... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

The security (having to buzz reception to get past an armoured door the like of which I haven't seen since I worked at an embassy) was a little worrying - what happens if there's a fire? - but I guess it's pretty standard in Russia. Don't think you can chuck a chair through the window and escape that way, they... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

A friend and I stayed six nights here in June and were quite satisfied with this small hotel. The room was tiny and the hotel reception is on the second floor, as was our room, so that meant lugging suitcases up the stairs (though the staff did help with this when we were leaving). The pluses here are the location--we... More 

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Oakland, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Exit from room and the building is ultimately controlled by closed circuit TV and a "request" button one presses to alert the person at the desk ("covered 24/7 by the attendant") to buzz you OUT. Yes, that's right, you cannot leave the building when it is locked unless someone buzzes you out. Even after checking in we were not told... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The name of the hotel speaks for itself. We are located near the greatest cultural and historical museum in Russia and in the whole world - the Hermitage museum. We offer 19 comfortable rooms of different categories: - 8 standard twin, - 6 standard double bed double, - 2 standard single rooms, - 3 economy rooms with shared bathroom The location on the intersection of Nevsky prospect and Moika Embankment gives an opportunity to admire the architectural beauties and to walk through the central sightseeings of Saint-Petersburg. Also in warm weather you can observe the rise of bridges - the most famous symbols of SPB - which are not very far from our hotel. Hotel "By The Hermitage" guarded round the clock and offers a wide range of services: parking, safe deposit boxes in each room, visa support, transfer and more, to provide a comfortable environment for leisure and business travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about By the Hermitage

Address: Reki Moiki Emb., 42, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Nevskiy , Palace Square
Price Range: $42 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — By the Hermitage 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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