Golden Garden Boutique Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Russian TV Channels Available
- TV Other Russia
- Breakfast Available
TravelPod Member ReviewsGolden Garden Boutique Hotel St. Petersburg
Great location, lovely room, brilliant accommodating staff. They even organised a hair appointment and explained to the salon what I wanted
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Spent a glorious day at Peterhof - Russia equivalent to the Palace of Versailles. We took a 40 minute hydrofoil trip from St Petersberg and spent 4 hours roaming through the beautifully kept gardens. The fountains were wonderful and the flowers breathtaking. (Managed to take a few photos). We walked through the Great Palace and were amazed at …
... ferry home. We did have time to do a
circuit on the On/Off bus which allowed us to eventually get off at St Isaacs Cathedral
This was restored some years ago and is looking sumptuous both inside and out
Day 2 Was a 60 minute bus ride out to Catherine's Palace.
... is also eaten with a chilli oil mixture so I tried it and it's actually very nice. It's time to head back to the hotel to catch up with the rest of the group. Most of the group were having drinks on the veranda so we joined them. After a couple of drinks we decided to eat in the restaurant. The food is very good and there is a good selection on there menu. David and I are thinking of excusing ourselves from tomorrow's activities. Others are also thinking that ...
... She came back with coffee, and news that we were in the wrong line! Fortunately the line we moved to was a little bit shorter. We had been waiting in the line of people who didn't have tickets and needed to go to the ticket office. We should have been waiting in the line for people who had tickets and needed to go to the ticket office! Yes, depsite pre-purchasing tickets, you still had to queue up for tickets to the special exhibits (well, if you wanted to see them that is!). After ...
... I was still thankful for the thermals but it was no colder than London.
I had been fairly sure that if there was one place I was guaranteed a white Christmas it would be Russia but it turns out I was wrong and the country was actually experiencing the warmest December in over a hundred years. I was still freezing my bum off so was quite surprised when we were told the weather being experienced was more typical of spring.
Day two saw us visiting Catherine's Palace, ...