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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The room we stayed in was modern and had all facilities. The only negative was bad workmanship on the shower glass wall meant that water leaked onto the tiled bathroom floor. The breakfast is adequate in terms of volume but could be improved in terms of quality. The menu for the restaurant does not have an English translation but is... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The point of this hotel is price and Good location! The hotel is really old and need refurbishment! I've been in a superior room, the bathroom is perfect but... Whats up with the bed!? The staff doesn't speak English... And it was in some cases so hard to understand! If it's possible avoid the breakfast!

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Southern Finland, Finland
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

Receptionist in hotel front desk could not speak any single word of English? I got a room inside temperature was +27, moisty tropical atmosphere i truly ignored. I got a key to new room and left accidentally my gloves to front desk, room was the same and my belongings disapeared when arrived back. This hotel is far away any western... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

I stayed at the Russ Hotel for 4 days. By far, this is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. The reception area is ok and the staff were friendly. The receptionist took my passport, charged me extra 300 rubbles for registration and said she had to hold my passport for 2 hours for registration. When I came back... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 2 June 2012

Hotel "Rus" (not Russ!) has been built in the last years of the Soviet period (so it is not SO old) and its architecture is late Soviet postmodernism. It is rather untouched from the inside so the lobby and the lifts and the restaurant are great specimens of architectural history (but esthetically quite unappealing). The rooms have been refreshened and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 July 2011

This hotel is huge, but very old. The corridors are very dingy, the elevators are jolty and quite scary to use! Most of the rooms are really old - we were first placed on the 4th floor, and then asked to be moved the next day because a rubbish truck came in the middle of the night to pick up... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 13 July 2011

I stayed a few weeks in St. Petersburg at the Arbat Nord hotel across the street, who had warned me upon reservation that one night was absolutely not available for me. Hence that I had to sleep that one night at Russ Hotel. The reception area / lobby is awful, and the elevators are quite frightening and make you wonder... More 

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SA, Australia
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Reviewed 4 September 2010

I stayed at the Russ Hotel recently for three nights with a friend. The hotel was clean and simple, but the rooms became very hot and were difficult to cool down. Breakfast was a good variety. Location is ok - a bit of a walk to places, but for the price was ok.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 28 July 2010

We visit St.Pt on regular basis. This time we had to stay at RUSS-hotel. The only good thing about this hotel is location - walking distance to practically all tourist places, etc. The rest - amenities, services, stuff attitude, restaurant - like in USSR. It appears this hotel is used by tourist groups from different parts of Russia, where leaving... More 

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Reviewed 13 June 2010

overall this place is not bad for the price compared to other more expensive variants, few amenities but who wants to stay in hotel anyway PLUS location is good, from here you can walk to nevsky or the river or both in fact anywhere , its just off a road (which leads to nevsky called liteiny prospekt) which has shops... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel "Russ" Saint Petersburg. Renovation 2015. It is also attention and care of each our guest! The hotel is located in the heart of the city, in historical, cultural and business center of St.Petersburg. 10 or 15-minutes walk will reduce you to the Nevsky prospect - the main road of the Northern Capital. Near the hotel - Savior on the spilled blood (The Cathedral of Transfiguration of Our Saviour), hardly is farther - The Mikhailovskiy Castle, Summer Garden, The State Russian Museum, The Apartment of Anna Ahmatova, The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Large hall of a philharmonic Society by Dmitry Shostakovich, and famous theatres and museums, circus, monuments of the architecture, culture and art. The layout of the hotel allows to commit walk around historical places and to admire perfect views of rivers and channels of St.-Petersburg, and also to pass on a city transport in any place of the city. The nearest stations of underground are "Chernyshevskaya" and "Mayakovskaya". The hotel "Russ" is a three-star hotel where you can find 177 hotel rooms, including: "Three-room Executive Suite", "Two-room Double Suite Lux", "Double VIP", "Twin Superior", "Executive Busines", "Single standart room", "Twin standard room". There are telephone and TV set in all rooms. Every Business, VIP or Lux-class room also has a refrigerator or mini-bar. Our guests can enjoy listening to music with help of wireless, watch programmes on different russian or foreign channels, and also movies the films, which are transmitted on the cable channel. We offer you to have a rest in our restaurant or lobby-bar, to rent the room for negotiation, to hold the conference or banquet, to visit our sauna with swiming pool and SPA and billiard club. There are also free Wi-Fi, services of a business center for businessmen. The hotel has 24-hour reception, room service and security. Our guests should not worry about the safety of their vehicles; there is 24-hour fully secure parking in front of the hotel. Accommodation with pets is not allowed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Russ Hotel

Address: Artilleriyskaya St., 1, St. Petersburg 191014, Russia
Region: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $35 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Russ Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 177
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“Try to get a room as high up as possible (5 floors altogether), otherwise no difference about view (ugly apartment houses or offices)”
 of 5 bubbles jippu, 2 Jun 2012 | Read review
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