Comfitel Demidov Bridge Hotel
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On Monday we received a phone call from our aunt stating that she was at the movie theater across the street waiting for us to see The House of Magic, and that it was starting at 12:15 p.m. it was 12:09 p.m. when she dialed. A misunderstanding on our grandma's part, who spoke to her earlier and then relayed the misinformation back to us at our house.
We bolted out the door and down ...
... the traffic too. Organised chaos.
The hotel was good and we had a Russian meal of beef stroganoff and chicken Kiev. Frank ordered a "big Russian beer" as he name was unpronounceable . The waitress had some English so she had a good laugh
Everything is in Russian so it's not a very user friendly place unless you are lucky and can find someone with possible English.
Will add pics at a later ...
... tales of the glorious past and the history that was along the Neva river. After the last couple of days I was starting to feel it being on our feet all day and walking for hours on end so we had then take us to the better neighborhoods in the car and no more walking. We actually ended the tour an hour early, we parted company and were off to a dinner and ...
... Isaac cathedral which is richly decorated and then take a taxi to another place we want to visit. The place is closed so we walk to the army museum. It's painful crossing the streets here and the pollution (smell and noise) is tiring. The army museum is also closed and we give up. We head back to the hotel and discover a sushi place tucked away in an apartment block. A lot of shops are hidden and only the sign on the street indicate any commercial activity. The kids try sushi ...
... and have a beautiful house. Every night they have given the girls rides on the four wheeler and entertained them in a jeep that goes four wheeling. I think that they might say that is the highlight of their time so far. Natalie has her camera and takes pictures of everything. When we ask her if she wants a souvenir, she holds up her camera and says this is all I need. So cute and so Natalie. Stepan ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed