Saint-Petersburg.com

F.A.Q.

Shelfort Hotel

Where in the city is the hotel located?

The Shelfort Mini-Hotel is located on Vasilevskiy Island, close to the metro and many of St. Petersburg's most famous historic buildings.

What's the nearest metro station to the hotel?

It is just over five minutes' walk from the Shelfort Hotel to Vasileostrovskaya Metro Station. On the green line, Vasileostrovskaya is one stop from Gostiny Dvor, in the very centre of St. Petersburg.

How do I get to the hotel from Pulkovo Airport?

From Pulkovo-2, the international terminal, it is roughly 18km to the Shelfort Mini-Hotel (Pulkovo-1, the domestic terminal, is a further 2km out of the city). If you pre-book a transfer or take a taxi, the journey will take 40-60 minutes. If you prefer to use public transport, you can take a bus from either terminal to Moskovskaya Metro Station (about 15 minutes' journey). From there, travel north on the blue line seven stops to Nevsky Prospekt and change to the green line from Gostiny Dvor. Travel one stop west to Vasileostrovskaya. On exiting the metro, turn right along Sredniy Prospekt and then take the third right on to 3-ya Linia. The Shelfort is about 20m up the street.

How do I get to the hotel from Moskovsky Station?

It is about 6km west from Moskovsky Station to the Shelfort Hotel. By taxi or pre-booked transfer, the drive will take 20-30 minutes. Alternatively, take the metro from Mayakovskaya (connected to the mainline station concourse) two stops west on the green line to Vasileostrovskaya, which is just over five minutes' walk from the Shelfort Mini-Hotel.

How do I get to the hotel from Ladozhsky Station?

The Shelfort Mini-Hotel is about 12km from Ladozhsky Station, which is on the eastern outskirts of St. Petersburg. If you are happy to take the metro, from Ladozhskaya Metro Station travel two stops west on the orange line to Ploshchad Aleksandra Nevskogo. Change there to the green line and continue west three stops Vasileostrovskaya. From there it is just over five minutes' walk to the hotel. If you prefer the comfort of a taxi or pre-booked transfer, the drive will take 30-40 minutes.

How do I get to the hotel from Vitebsky Station?

Vitesbky Station is around 5km from the Shelfort Mini-Hotel. Guests travelling by taxi or pre-booked transfer can expect a drive of 20-30 minutes. Alternatively from Pushkinskaya Metro Station (next to the mainline station) take the red line and travel north two stops to Ploshchad Vosstaniya. Change to the green line from Mayakovskaya and travel east two stops to Vasileostrovskaya. The Shelfort is just over five minutes' walk from the metro.

Where can I get Internet access at the hotel?

Complimentary WiFi Internet access is available throughout the Shelfort Mini-Hotel.

Where can I park near the hotel?

The Shelfort Hotel does not have a car-park.

Does the hotel have satellite television?

All rooms at the Shelfort Mini-Hotel have satellite channels TV.

How do I get from the hotel to the Hermitage?

It is possible to walk from the Shelfort Mini-Hotel to the Hermitage in 20-30 minutes. Turn right out of the hotel and walk down 3-ya Linia to the Neva River. Turn left along the embankment and head for Palace Bridge. The Winter Palace is straight across the river, with the main visitor entrance to the Hermitage to your left as you come off the bridge.

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

If you wish to get to the Mariinsky Theatre by public transport from the Shelfort Mini-Hotel, the simplest method is to take a No. 6 bus from the bus stop on the corner of Sredniy Prospekt and 1-ya Linia, about five minutes' walk from the hotel, and travel south four stops to Teatralnaya Ploshchad. The bus stop is around 100m from the Mariinsky.

What visitor attractions are located near the hotel?

The Shelfort Hotel is within 20 minutes' walk of nearly all the major visitor attractions on Vasilevsky Island, including the Menshikov Palace, the State University, the Kunstkamera, the Academy of Arts, and St. Andrew's Cathedral.
Back to Shelfort Hotel
USEFUL ADS