St Petersburg (Caнкт-Петєрбýрг) is the second-largest city in Russia and the 4th largest in Europe. The capital of former czarist Russia, the 'gateway to Europe', the 'Venice of the north' and the largest port of the country, this city has everything and more to make your stay a pleasant one.
From the St Petersburg Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in St Petersburg
Unfortunately this place is pretty rundown. Fixtures and fittings are in pretty poor shape and there are cracks and peeling paint in various rooms. It is a very basic hostel with a rather small kitchen. The room was very hot and stuffy - air conditioning or a fan in summer is really essential, especially with all the mosquitoes. ... more
I have no idea why they state that this mini-hotel is Australian owned apart from the fact that the owner is probably sat on Bondi Beach sipping a beer and watching the money roll into his account. I was left with this poor girl who did not speak much English and generally had not much idea what was going on. ... more
We had given ourselves a short leg to St Petersburg today, our most Easterly destination, and with hindsight that was a good decision. After breakfast we packed up and as we were about to leave noticed ...
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