FRIENDS HOSTEL - NEVSKY is situated in the very center of St Petersburg, on the main city street, in a restored historical XIX century building, close to all the 'must see' places, and only a few steps from a range of bars, clubs and restaurants. We are on the 5th floor (elevator is functioning).
ROOMS: private single, 2-, 3-bed rooms with additional beds, and 6 bed female and male dormitory rooms, which include private lockers. Bed linen, blankets and towels are available and included FREE of charge. Some of the rooms have a great view over Nevsky prospect the main city avenue.
FACILITIES: 4 shared separate shower cabins and 4 shared separate toilets, a little small, but all very clean. We have a free iron and ironing board, washing machines and hairdryers.
COMMON AREA: there is a small living room where everyone can enjoy free drinks (tea or coffee) and tasty cookies, meet new friends, listen to good music, watch movies on the big plasma TV, play different table games (we have a lot of different kinds) and have fun.
SHARED KITCHEN: there is also a kitchen corner where everyone can cook a favorite food. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, a fridge and has all the necessary dishes.
OUR FREE SERVICES will surely help to save some money. We offer our guests wi-fi and Internet access on a guest computer, International calls, tea and coffee, city information, umbrellas for rent, luggage room, wake up call and much more.
OUR STAFF are English-speaking, very friendly and always ready and happy to help our guests. We have a 24-hour reception and are always able to sort out any problems, give information about getting around St Petersburg, arrange transportation or organize walking tours around the city or excursions to nearby picturesque Tsar palaces. Cleanliness is our priority, thats why we have an excellent maid service.
WE HAVE no curfew or lockout. There is also no age limit. We are happy to meet and greet everyone! When the weather allows, its possible to rent a bicycle directly from our own rent-a-bike center.
We are looking forward to providing accommodation for you and your friends during your stay in St Petersburg!
Another 5 reasons to stay at FRIENDS hostel:
1. To feel like a local Petersburgian staying in the heart of Saint-Petersburg.
2. To enjoy the mix of economy and comfort. Our rooms are clean and cosy and prices are friendly!
3. To call up all of your friends abroad, wherever they live - Paris, New York, Tokyo, Beijing, Moscow or even Sydney absolutely free!
4. To feel friendly atmosphere and recharge your batteries, taking many smiles and giving back the equal amount.
5. To find new friends from Russia and other countries.
Our address in English: Nevsky prospect, 106, 5th floor.
Our address in Russian: Невский проспект, 106, 5 этаж.
Tel. +7 812 273-86-86, +7 812 272-71-78
CLOSEST METRO STATIONS: Mayakovskaya (Маяковская) - 2 minutes walk, Ploschad Vosstaniya (Площадь Восстания) - 3 minutes walk
To reach Friends Hostel from Ploshchad Vosstaniya metro station you have to go straight along Nevsky prospect until you find building № 106 on your right handside. To reach hostel from Mayakovskaya metro just cross Nevsky prospect and go right for about 50 meters until building №106.
Enter the archway. You are going to find the entrance to the hostel on your left, INSIDE the archway. Press 7B on the intercom and go upstairs to the 5th floor.
How to reach us from the AIRPORT:
Take a bus 39 to the nearest metro station Moskovskaya. Travel 7 stations to metro station Nevsky Prospect, then change to green line and travel one more station to Mayakovskaya metro station. See chapter «Closest metro station» to find out how to find the way to the hostel.
From Pulkovo 2 (international terminal):
Take a bus 13 to the nearest metro station Moskovskaya. Travel 7 stations to metro station Nevsky Prospect, then change to green line and travel one more station to Mayakovskaya metro station. See chapter «Closest metro station» to find out how to find the way to the hostel.
How to reach us from MOSCOW TRAIN STATION:
There is no need to use transport. It's just 5-10 minutes walk. Cross Vosstaniya square and step on the even side of Nevsky prospect and walk until building №106.
How to reach us from LADOZHSKIY TRAIN STATION:
Enter the metro station Ladozhskaya (Ладожская), get off at Mayakovskaya metro station (Маяковская). When you're out of the metro, just cross Nevsky prospect and go right for about 50 meters until building №106.
PLEASE NOTE:The Russian legislation (Federal Law № 109-FZ from 18.07.2006 with a number of Additional, the latest from August, 4th 2011) demands, that ALL citizens of the foreign countries who are temporarily staying in Russia, must be registered by the authority, who represents the place of their stay in the regional Migration Department. Regarding to the above mentioned every foreign guest of the hostel will have to pay a fee which equals 250 rubles per person per stay on the arrival to be registered.
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