Raffaello Hotel

Matisse ostrava, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191025, Russian Federation | Hotel

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Saint Petersburg, the jewel of Russia?

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli


... prematurely. Alexander led us to the nearby metro station where we all took a ride on one of the deepest metros in the world. We exited at Admiralteyskaya. Still raining we slowly we took a quick look at St Issacs Cathedral and the Nikolas the First monument, then made our way back in the direction of the hotel, finally settling in at a bar Alexander knew, ending the night around midnight.


Visited the defense of ...

Living up to expectations!

A travel blog entry by alyandgreg


Woke up to a dull, drizzling day, maximum temp about 9 degrees. We had a guide today (Jane and our driver, Sergei - yep, thats his real name) and visited some of the most beautiful landmarks of Russia, the highlight being the Church of the Spilled Blood - the epitome of Russian architecture and one of the most photographed churches in the world. For dumb **** Digby this was the 4th time he has seen this church ...

A boatride to our "summer" house

A travel blog entry by oski


... it is when the canal is frozen over and the griffins are covered in snow. I think that this little delightful whimsical bits of architecture or design which surprise you as you're walking through the city is what makes it such a magical city.

By the time we got back, we crashed into bed. It was only 8pm, but we were done for the day. It was our last full day in Saint Petersburg and we spent it well. Tomorrow is a day we will spend mostly traveling, which will be a nice break for ...

55 Moscow-St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters


... out of the station, (this was a terminal station) Interestingly that they play a “Moscow” song every time a train arrived or departed

. At 9.30 pm we got going. I shared my compartment with two Russian guys of about 25-30 years old. One of them did not say anything and just climbed into his bunk and went to sleep. The other one did not say anything either until I started a conversation. Interesting that often if I ask if ...

Saint Petersburg... (Uncultured Brits)

A travel blog entry by where-ez-is


... in to the spilled blood cathedral to see its complete mosaic ceiling (unbelievable) and stopped at a nice cafe for lunch, I ordered a traditional Russian chicken salad, that didn't look like a salad at all but was very good. After that we wandered some more, went to palace square and headed bk to the hostel for 5pm to meet our honcho, the rest of our group & for the vodkatrain tour to officially begin. Vladimire is our honcho & guide for the next few ...


This hotel, located in the Downtown/Center City/Historic Area area of St. Petersburg, is near State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral, Loft Project, and Alexander Column.
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