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Rocco Forte Hotel Astoria

Where in the city is the hotel located?

The Astoria Hotel is situated in St. Petersburg's historic centre, opposite St. Isaac's Cathedral, and under ten minutes' walk from Nevsky Prospekt, the city's main central avenue.

What's the nearest metro station to the hotel?

It is around ten minutes' walk from the Astoria Hotel to the nearest metro station, the entrance to Nevsky Prospekt and Gostiny Dvor Stations on the corner of Nevsky Prospekt and Kanal Griboedova.

How do I get to the hotel from Pulkovo Airport?

The Astoria Hotel is approximately 15km from Pulkovo, the international terminal. If you are travelling by taxi or pre-booked transfer, the journey will take 30-50 minutes. Alternatively, bus services run from outside the arrivals lounges of both terminals (buses nos. 3, 13, or 113 from Pulkovo) to Moskovskaya Metro Station, about 15 minutes' drive away. From Moskovskaya, travel north on the blue metro line seven stops to Nevsky Prospekt. Exit onto Kanal Griboedova and the Astoria Hotel is 10-15 minutes' walk from the metro.

How do I get to the hotel from Moskovsky Station?

It is just over 3km from Moskovsky Station to the Astoria Hotel. By taxi or transfer, the journey will take 10-15 minutes. Alternatively, take the metro from Mayakovskaya Metro Station (attached to the mainline station) and travel one stop west on the green line to Gostiny Dvor. Exit the metro onto Kanal Griboedova, and it is a 10-15 minute walk to the Astoria Hotel.

How do I get to the hotel from Ladozhsky Station?

Ladozhsky Station is about 9km from the Astoria Hotel in the north-east of St. Petersburg. If you are travelling by taxi or pre-booked transfer the journey to the hotel will take 20-40 minutes. If you prefer to use public transport, take the metro from Ladozhskaya Metro Station and travel two stops west to Ploshchad Aleksandra Nevskogo. Change there to the green line and continue west two stops to Gostiny Dvor. Exit the metro onto Kanal Griboedova, and the Astoria Hotel is 10-15 minutes' on foot from the station.

How do I get to the hotel from Vitebsky Station?

It is a little over 2km from Vitebsky Station to the Astoria Hotel. Guest travelling by taxi or pre-booked transfer will reach the hotel in 10-15 minutes. By public transport, take the metro from Zvenigorodskaya Metro Station (right next to the mainline station), and travel one stop north on the purple line to Sadovaya. Change there to the blue line, and travel one stop further north to Nevsky Prospekt. Exit the metro onto Kanal Griboedova, and the Astoria Hotel is a 10-15 minute walk from there.

Where can I get Internet access at the hotel?

WiFi Internet access is available throughout the Astoria Hotel. For those not travelling with laptops, PCs with hi-speed Internet access are available in the hotel's business centre.

Where can I park near the hotel?

Limited street parking is available opposite the Astoria Hotel.

Does the hotel have satellite television?

All rooms at the Astoria Hotel have satellite channels, including English-language news and sports channels.

How do I get from the hotel to the Hermitage?

The main collections of the Hermitage, housed in the Winter Palace on Palace Square, are just over ten minutes' walk from the Astoria Hotel. Turn right out of the hotel and walk up Malaya Morskaya Ulitsa until you reach Nevsky Prospekt. Cross Nevsky and walk through the archway of the General Staff Building on to Palace Square. The main visitor entrance to the Hermitage is in the western wing of the Winter Palace.

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

The Mariinsky Theatre is around 1.5km from the Astoria Hotel, and it's possible to walk to the theatre in around 20 minutes. Alternatively, take a 22 bus or 196 minibus from the bus stop on Malaya Morskaya Ulitsa, about 50m from the Astoria. The journey will take less than ten minutes in reasonable traffic.

What visitor attractions are located near the hotel?

The main visitor attraction in the immediate vicinity of the hotel is St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg's largest and most magnificent religious building. Opposite the cathedral across Isaakievskaya Ploshchad, the Mariinsky Palace is a former royal residence that is now home to the city's Legislative Assembly. Between these two buildings are a fine equestrian statue of Nicholas I and the Blue Bridge across the Moyka River, which is St. Petersburg's broadest bridge. On the other side of the cathedral is the Alexander Garden, with the Manezh (formerly the Imperial riding school and now a major exhibition venue) and the Bronze Horseman, St. Petersburg's most famous monument, to the south. The northern end of the garden runs below the Admiralty, with its famous gold spire.
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