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Friends Hostel - Griboedova Reviews

Griboedova Channel, 20, Saint-Petersburg, St Petersburg, Russia

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123 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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beautiful so central and cool please , wifi, good thè, good spaces and toilet, helpful staff


AMAZING Hostel. Staff is fantastic, I love the smiles and the help. Specially from Anna, which make my stay fun and joyful !!


Our room was filled with mosquitos. Not sure if other Petersburg Hostels have this problem, but the windows don't have screens so whenever a roomate opened them our sleep was interrupted by lots of bites. I probably got bit about 25 times here. Even after killing a lot of the creatures they kept coming back. In the lobby the TV is ussually on. There is no kitchen here, just a fridge and microwave/toaster. A little tricky to find.


Reception is very busy in the day, takes more than 15 minutes or more to talk to reception. Would recommend having double reception from 11 to 7. Common room is comfortable; 8 bed room is a little small, but manageable. Location is the best thing.


Staff was friendly and even welcomed us at 2am in the morning without problems. Location is great, directly at Nevskiy Prospekt and close to the party street dumskaya. Sanitary facilities are okay. Not bad but also nothing special. Overall totally suitable for a few-nights stay in St. Petersburg, especially for students and budget-travellers


The staff were exceptional in this perfectly located hostel. I have just two problems with the place: 1) each floor has a seperate common room, meaning there is no central place for guests to gather so it is kind of hard to meet people and 2) the computers can be kind of frustrating. I don't know what they are running Ubuntu! Otherwise a really fantastic hostel. The Staff. My god they were great for me.


Fantastic staff. Really helpful.


위치도 시설도 너무 좋음!!!! 규모도 엄청크던데용 건물통째일 만큼.. 다만 4층으로 배정받는바람에 트렁크2개 들고 올라가느라 힘들었음ㅜㅜ 여행시즌도 아니라 그런지 화장실 샤워실 붐벼서 불편했던적은 한번도 없었고 뜨거운물고 콸콸잘나와서 좋았어요 방안에 쓰레기통은 체크아웃할때만 비워주시는지 안비워주셔서 조금 지져분했지만 미리말했다면 치워주셨겠죵 방안에 책상 의자도 있어서 개인물건 올려두고 쓰기가 편했어요 다른호스텔은 침대밖에 없어서 바닥과 침대위에 모든 물건을 올려두고 썼어야 했었는데ㅜ 그리고 개인열쇠가 있는 사물함도 방안에 있어서 좋음 부엌도 넓고 좋았어요 모든 시설이 다 청결하고 진짜 숙소 잘 골았다 생각하면서 5일을 보냈네요:)

  • 3rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The kitchen only had a microwave and fridge. More cooking facilities would be more helpful. Staff were very obliging and helpful.

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