Asteria Hotel

Naberezhnaya Reki Fontanki, 71, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191023, Russian Federation | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $122.00

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

The First of Two Great Days in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer


... mosaics that covered the walls, depicting historic or legendary scenes. After our subway ride, we were to go to the Hermitage, the world’s largest museum. However, because we got off the ship so quickly we had about 20 minutes before we could get in. So we made a stop at a souvenir shop for shopping, a coffee or tea, a sample of vodka and/or a bathroom break. I found a bracelet with matrioshka dolls that I will be able to fashion into a ...

The Hermitage

A travel blog entry by kkelly432


... but the flesh was worn out! Also, we had been granted admittance 1 hour before the general, when the doors opened to everyone we immediately realized how privileged we were. Hoards of people were suddenly everywhere. By the way, I should mention that I made a near miraculous recovery from the cold, or else drugs work better than I would have expected. I credit Cold FX for doing its part, too. Back to the Hermitage ... First ...


A travel blog entry by tofor85


... majority of art on display was paintings, with some artifacts and furniture. Some of the most impressive and famous paintings coming from Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Rembrandt, Monet and Picaso. Wasn't really a fan of the Matisse pieces. I really enjoyed the famous and amazing peacock clock, and just the grandeur of the building.
The guided walk through took us about 3 hours, but felt sufficient. There was plenty to see and plenty of information to take in. ...

My first fight and things to think about....

A travel blog entry by patickdb


... six Russians also going home from some bars (they were intoxicated too surprisingly). I kept silent while passing them but the two friends that I was with felt the need to shout happy greetings to them and wish them a good night. This was also followed by cheers of "Hoorah!" (which I also screamed). Needless to say, there must have been something that they/we said that offended or angered them. The group of Russians then proceeded to ...

Tour Day 7: Catherine Palace and Yussopov Palace

A travel blog entry by jeremymoss


... I had borsch again, and potatoes with mushrooms. I'll have to try making both of those at home, as well as pancakes! We had a lot of laughs. It turns out that one of the other tour members is named Teresa Moss!! She's a lovely lady, a teacher from London. She gave out some novelty gold medals to each of us; to the NZers -- me, Theresa, Moia and Merrick, for being a great team; to Irishman Paul for his quick wit; to Brit Phil for taking the most photos; to ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the Downtown/Center City/Historic Area area of St. Petersburg, is near Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov Opera and Ballet), Strelka, Russian Vodka Museum, and Field of Mars (Marsovo Pole).
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent