Kholstomer

10 Konnaya St, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $132.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day 56: Russia coldddd

A travel blog entry by ryan.lee

22

Hello World!

A walking tour of the city's old center is included in our transiberian tour pack so we woke up to meet up with our guide first thing on the morning. Our guide was a young woman who studied tourism in St. Petersburg. She brought us around the main sites of the historical city center and talked about the history of St. Petersburg.

The city is full of large spacious parks. The parks are sooooo ...

Hopefully, today was the worst of our journey,,,

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer

4

... Cyrillic alphabet (which is still a long way from being able to understand much of what I read!). But at least I can make out signs like Chocolate Museum, or 'boat runs every 20 minutes'. That helps a lot! As a second capital city for Russia during much of the 18th and 19th centuries, St Petersburg has a vast number of palaces, churches and other grand public buildings. We walked over to two of them today, the Hermitage museum/palace built by Catherine the Great and the Church of ...

The Allegro to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal

6

... appeared with the food and drinks trolley and after introducing herself proceeded to wait on us hand and foot for the entire journey.

It is possible that our hostess over attentiveness was partly due to her only having 6 passengers in 1st class to look after – we three were in one cabin and there were three passengers in the next cabin.

There was no comparison between the train to Stockholm and the Allegro – as far as ...

A glimpse of Russia

A travel blog entry by peterandjane

48

... of Moscow in Suzdal, one of the Golden Ring towns about 200kms east of Moscow. In the countryside there are numerous single dwellings, often two storied on reasonable sized sections, many planted with vegetables. The countryside itself is lush and green, with many trees - birch and pines common. We had rain for the first time on our trip, but by the time we arrived at the hostel, the rain cleared and had ...

Final part of the Russian leg of the tour

A travel blog entry by ryan_and_vicks

31

... I wondered into the corridor about to go to the information desk to request that they changed the mattress and noticed that so many of the cabin doors were still open and people either hadn’t checked in yet or the cabins were not full on this crossing. I ran into one of the cabins and grabbed the mattress and Ryan grabbed the other end we quickly shoved it into our cabin just as someone walked down the corridor. We were giggling like kids hopping ...

Location

This hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Yeliseev's Food Hall (Yeliseevskiy Gastronom), Alexander Nevsky Lavra, Dostoevsky House Museum, and Red Arrow Express.
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