Scandinavians come over to St. Pete's to this hotel for New Year's.
It's in a great location, clean, and more than adequate. Not the Astoria, but still, it's fine.
It's across from Alexander Nevsky Monastery whose cemetery "houses" the remains of relatives of Peter I, artists, writers, composers and certainCommunists.
Traveled here during the Soviet era and once in the summer. Take eye masks for summer and the White Nights The draperies, even drawn, did not block out all the light in the room.