Comfitel Alexandria Hotel

Spassky line 6, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190031, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $86.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Hermitage Bound

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian

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... lot of animals in their art, both real and imaginary. The curving lines of the beasts are beautiful to behold, even when they're being torn apart by lions or wolves.

I then moved on to the Siberian exhibit rooms. Again the preservation was amazing. Hooray for permafrost! On display is a natural mummy of a chieftain. He was about 55 when he died and had amazingly good teeth, but obviously suffered from very bad arthritis of the knees. His body was covered in tattoos, ...

Like Paris... but more grand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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... We also bumped into a couple of ladies from our tour group and Bonnie who we climbed with.

We then went to lunch at a Russian pie shop called Stolle.The pies are more like strudel than the traditional Aussie meat pie, but as it came with the traditional “friendly” Russian service we felt like we had an authentic experience. The pies were very nice.

The one thing that is particularly expensive in St Petersburg is coffee. We stopped for a coffee from a ...

Art Extravaganza in the Imperial City

A travel blog entry by maryandmarty

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... ice cream for Marty and a homemade napoleon for me. We decided not to tip the waiter--there had been other problems as well, and in Russia a tip means "exceptional service." When the bill came and Marty charged the dinner, the waiter said, "You give me cash--ten percent!" "No we do not," we said and left.

So you don't always get what you pay for. The food was good though. And how often do you get to try sturgeon?
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Assassinations and Pierogis

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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... is gone. They run outside to find him running away and they shot him once more. They then wrapped his body in a curtain and threw him in the Neva River.

Rasputin’s body was found 3 days later. The doctors examined the body and determined the cause of death. It wasn’t poisoning. It wasn’t shooting. It was drowning. After all of the attempts to kill him, what ended up bringing about the end was the water. ...

Days 20 to 22: St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by mikensoph

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... string vests astride Harley Davidsons and both staring wistfully into the distance. How has nobody signed these guys yet??

When we got to the Fortress we realised that we were churched & museumed out and couldn’t actually be bothered going into anything! On the walk back we made the exception of heading to the “Church of the Resurrection built on the Spilt Blood” (phew!) it is one of those onion domed orthodox jobbies where the entire ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Центральный район area of St. Petersburg, is near Listvjanka.
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