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Lyra Hotel

Where in the city is the hotel located?

The Lyra Hotel is located next to St. Petersburg's Central Bus Station on the Obvodny Canal, about 2km south of Nevsky Prospekt and Moskovsky Station.

What's the nearest metro station to the hotel?

Ligovsky Prospekt Station on the orange line, is just over ten minutes' walk from the Lyra Hotel.

How do I get to the hotel from Pulkovo Airport?

The Lyra Hotel is approximately 14km from Pulkovo, the international airport. For guests taking a taxi or pre-booked transfer, the drive to the hotel will take 30-50 minutes. Alternatively, buses and marshrutka minibuses run from both terminals to Moskovskaya Metro Station (about 15 minutes' drive). From there, travel north on the blue line six stops to Sennaya Ploshchad. Change to the orange line from Spasskaya, and travel two stops east to Ligovsky Prospekt. It is just over ten minutes' walk from the metro to the Lyra Hotel.

How do I get to the hotel from Moskovsky Station?

The Lyra Hotel is roughly 2km down Ligovsky Prospekt from Moskovsky Station. For guests travelling by taxi or pre-booked transfer, the journey will take around ten minutes. If you prefer to use public transport, on leaving the station cross Ligovsky Prospekt and take almost any southbound bus to the first stop beyond the Obvodny Canal. From there, it is less than five minutes' walk to the Lyra.

How do I get to the hotel from Ladozhsky Station?

From Ladozhskaya Metro Station (accessed from the station concourse), it is three stops west on the orange line to Ligovsky Prospekt Station, about 15 minutes' walk from the Lyra Hotel. If you prefer the comfort of a taxi or pre-booked transfer, the 6km journey will take around 20 minutes.

How do I get to the hotel from Vitebsky Station?

The Lyra Hotel is less than 2km from Vitebsky Station. By taxi or transfer, the journey will take 10-15 minutes. Alternatively, take the metro from Pushkinskaya (next to the mainline station) and travel one stop north on the red line to Vladimirskaya. Change there to Dostoevskaya and the orange line, and travel one stop east to Ligovsky Prospekt, which is about ten minutes' walk from the Lyra.

Where can I get Internet access at the hotel?

WiFi Internet is available throughout the Lyra Hotel.

Where can I park near the hotel?

Guarded street parking is available outside the Lyra Hotel.

Does the hotel have satellite television?

All rooms at the Lyra Hotel have satellite channels, including English-language news.

How do I get from the hotel to the Hermitage?

To reach the Hermitage by public transport from the Lyra Hotel, take the metro from Ligovsky Prospekt Metro Station (about ten minutes' walk) and travel west on the orange line two stops to Spasskaya. Change there to the blue line from Sennaya Ploshchad, and travel one stop north to Nevsky Prospekt. Exit the metro from the front of the train, cross the Griboedov Canal and walk up the north side of Nevsky Prospekt until you reach the archway of the General Staff Building (just past the Moika River). This leads through to Palace Square, with the Winter Palace opposite. The visitor entrance to the Hermitage is in the west wing of the building.

How do I get from the hotel to the Mariinsky Theatre?

Guests are recommended to use taxis for an evening out at the theatre (the drive should take 15-20 minutes), although it is also possible to take the metro from Ligovsky Prospekt Station (ten minutes' walk) and travel two stops west to Spasskaya. Exit the metro onto Griboedov Canal, and you will find yellow marshrutka minbuses that will take you directly to the theatre.

What visitor attractions are located near the hotel?

There are few if any visitor attractions within a short walk of the Lyra Hotel. The only possible exception is the Cossack Church of the Exaltation of the Cross, just beyond Obvodny Canal on Ligovsky Prospekt and about ten minutes' walk from the hotel.
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