For budget travelers, the range of choice and value in hostel accommodation has never been better in St. Petersburg. Not only do hostels offers the cheapest beds in the city, many of St. Petersburg's best hostels can boast character and personal attention to travelers' needs that few hotels can compete with.
This exceptional hostel has won almost universal praise for its beautiful interiors and warm, friendly atmosphere that gets the balance just right between service and socializing. The location, overlooking the Moyka River, is also unbeatable.
At a prime downtown location just behind Kazan Cathedral, CubaHostel is a well-established backpackers' hostel with a very active social calendar. Not for those who want peace and quiet, but the party atmosphere is matched by professional service.
This cozy, inexpensive hostel is mainly recommended for its superb location just around the corner from the Russian Museum. Accommodation is plain and simple, but excellent value, while the service is reassuringly efficient and friendly.
St. Petersburg Hostel Guide
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This general survey of St. Petersburg's hostel market will give newcomers the guidelines needed to make informed choices about where to stay.
Our travel experts give their considered advice on the ins and outs of finding hostel accommodation in St. Petersburg, and tips on how to get the most for your money.
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