Hotel Ibis St. Petersburg Centre
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Flew in from Istanbul with a whole load of Russian ladies returning from a shopping spree there. Wealthy, well dressed and only sporting the best designer clothes, handbags and glasses. Slim, manicured and ever hair in its right place, the can be admired on how they make an effort on looking good.
There are no queues here. Everyone just …
... the English tour guides was great and she had a lot of information. Since the city is built on many islands, there are plenty of bridges. Also there was sooooo much to see. The tour was ...
Well... After a fairly upbeat post late yesterday, our travel world changed quite a bit! What at first seemed like a simple solution turned into a sleep-preventing behemoth! I won't begin to bore you with all of the details of the Russian visa-free travel rules, but as I was going to bed, I reread the hotel confirmation we made just before leaving, and saw that it said that we were not going to be able to stay at the hotel after all without an official visa. So, between us, I ...
... other groups were, Russian, French and the biggest group Spanish.
It was interesting when meeting our group for the first time you could tell everyone was assessing who they would like to share their dinner table with and perhaps more importantly, who they wouldn’t. We were guilty of doing the same and secretly hoped we would be placed with the Scottish sisters as they seemed like a lot of fun. Ironically, although the sisters were both Scottish ...
... all within an hour. Finding our hostel via the metro was easier than we thought and it was a good central location, 2mins from metro and supermarket and 10 mins walk to Red Sq and the Kremlin. Moscow has been easy to get around, with the metro being excellent. However, Muscovites regard roads as race tracks. When traffic lights change, its pedal to the metal and the growl of V8's going hard out is a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ibis St. Petersburg Centre St. Petersburg
The hotel room was small, very very small, very uncomfortable ! The bed was very uncomfortable ! If it was any more uncomfortable, we could be called the Flintstones - Fred and Wilma ! Lol !
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