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The Sky at Nevsky Mini-Hotel: Tiny in a Good Location


The Sky at Nevsky calls itself a Mini-Hotel for a very good reason. It looks like it was once a 2 bedroom apartment that has been cut up into 4 tiny rooms. The bathrooms are even smaller. Like shocking. There is a ‘shared kitchen, which is actually a sink and some cupboards with a place to make a coffee or tea. It’s also at the top of endless flights of stairs. Having said that, it is located right in the heart of Nevsky Prospekt – the main street of St Petersburg. The metro station is about a 2 minute walk away.

My room had a reasonable bed and it was quiet enough. Like too many ‘hotels’ in St Petersburg it is overpriced for what you get. I really cannot fault the location, but if I ever returned I would stay in a proper hotel. This is a room.


• Fantastic location ,quiet
• Free Wi-Fi, small ‘kitchen’ (Tea/coffee/microwave)
• Small fridge and flat-screen TV with cable channels
• Private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries
• FREE CAR PARKING

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  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Budget Travel, Women's Travel, Singles
  • Written September 15, 2015
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Amaranta Manifest: good hotel with a strange name

For me this hotel was a pleasant surprise. I reserved it with a very cheap price (30$ night+breakfest, and there was DBL room).
Good location (5 min to underground), very quiet district but close to the center.
And very clean and comfy rooms, and (could you imagine for Russia?????) free internet...
freandly staff and good breakfest.
So, next time will be stay there again. Highly recommended as price/quality hotel

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  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Business Travel
  • Written September 2, 2009

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Karelia Business-Hotel***: quite good hotel, but not in city center

When we arrive, there was fresh repairing made in our hotel rooms.
Nice hotel, clean and quiet rooms. IIn the hotel was restaurant, and a tiny souvenir shop.

Location wasn't the best. From city center there was driveing the marshrutka, what bring us to hotel.
It wasn't the difficult for us, because we speak and understand the russian language and behavior. I think for people, who isn't understand russian, and visiting the Russia first time, it is difficult ...

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  • Written April 25, 2008
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Hotel Pribaltiyskaya.: Four-star hotel.

The Pribaltiyskaya was designed by Soviet achitect Baranov & built by Skanska of Sweden between 1972 & 1978, in other words in the latter part of the Soviet era & is a good example of modern Soviet architecture.
I recommend this hotel. I stayed for 2 nights in July, 1999 as part of a coach tour.
The hotel seems popular with firms doing coach tours, with coaches from as far away as Spain.

The hotel is (or was in 1999) Swedish-owned or managed.

The Pribaltiyskaya is located a good walk, taxi, underground, or bus ride from the city centre.
It is adjacent to a beach, by the Gulf of Finland.
The hotel is in a mainly residential area, so is a good place for checking out how ordinary Russians live.
I've included the hotel's website should you need precise details.

My room had a view over the Gulf of Finland (what do you expect to see from the window of a Sankt Peterburg hotel? ...The hanging gardens of Babylon? ...Krakatoa erupting?).

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  • Written February 11, 2007
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L/M: Rear (beachside) of hotel. R: Public housing.

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Hotels in CCCP - times



In 1985 it was usual that there are posts at the entrance of any hotel, beeing allowed to foreign tourists.They could tell immideately, wheather we are tourists or not,they let in all tourists, all russians had to stay out. Inside these hotels all prices had been in $ or other foreign currencies. You had no chance with the local Rubel, that you maybe changed cheaply at the black market - and got 10 times as much as the ordinary rate !

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  • Written September 12, 2002
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