We’ve spent a week in this hotel and I think it’s just excellent. The location is the best possible: 3 minute walking distance to Nevsky prospect and 10-15 minute walking distance to the Hermitage. The artistic atmosphere gives special charm to the place. There are a lot of nice paintings and photos everywhere along the walls and more over there is a small modern art gallery (the entrance is from the inner court yard) which belongs to the hotel and where they organized art exhibitions and concerts. My wife is very fond of modern photography and she enjoyed it a lot. The breakfast was good - a big variety of buffet food. The staff is very friendly and helpful, everyone speaks good English. I would have no hesitation to recommend this hotel to others.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A conceptual boutique-hotel "Rachmaninov" is situated in the very center of St. Petersburg near Nevsky Prospect and Kazansky Cathedral. It combines the museum area with a homely coziness, sophisticated atmosphere of the Silver Age with bohemian chic of nowadays. The owners of the hotel possess a unique collection of antiques. They also constantly replenish the hotel art collection with contemporary paintings and photography. In years of its existence “Rachmaninov” became a very popular hotel (apartments). Among the guests you can see celebrities, people of culture, consulate representatives, politicians and businessmen who are interested in art. On a fifth anniversary of the hotel famous St. Petersburg artists painted the doors of the rooms in the hotel with their fantasies based on the music of the famous Russian composer. The hotel, situated in the former commercial house, carefully looks after the room where Rachmaninov spent some time of his youth. The layout of the hotel looks like an art gallery and this is not accidentally – here the exhibitions of different artists regularly take place. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rachmaninov Hotel St Petersburg
- Rachmaninov St Petersburg