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Gorokhovaya st. 4, St Petersburg, Russia

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94%

Rating
45 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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97%

They have the nicest bathrooms I've seen anywhere! The bunks are built into the wall so they don't move and creak. Staff was friendly and helpful.


97%

Very nice hostel with helpful staff The room are big enough and the toilet pretty good when compare to lot of hostel. Even I arrive at 8am, still hv staff open the hostel for me to stay until check out time. I appicate it !


100%

I had a much better time then I could have hoped for. A big thank you to Julia and Tanya

  • 4th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Best hostel ever


100%

Based in an ace part of St Petersburg, this hostel has a really relaxed atmosphere. Super friendly staff, an excellent place to stay for anyone out travelling who is looking for some quality down time!


100%

The employees were so nice and helpful. It was quite at night and clean . I love all the outlets, a this has been one of my favorito hostels, I even got a hug from one of the cute employees Julia, when I was leaving.

  • 6th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Very nice staff and very good location. Also there is a 24 hours open mini market just next door for any need any time. Nevski st. and Admiral metro station just 2 min walking distance.


100%

The staff really did make it feel like "home". They were very helpful in every way - even tending to my laundry so I could explore the city. I am very appreciative of them! Location is fantastic, you are a block from the Hermitage. Best bang for the buck of any hostel I have stayed in. Thank you Simple Hostel!


100%

This was simply a perfectly located hostel in a city that can initially feel hard work as a tourist. Dasha and Nastya were complete life savers for me on so many occasions- they even helped me order some flowers ! Haha. I cant thank you guys enough for all the advice:) The location is bang in the centre of town and v close to a metro stop (btw really easy to use!). The only thing is that the hostel is located within a set of gates which you wouldn't notice at first, so look out for it !

  • 9th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Perfect choice and excellent place to stay here during your backpacking moment. Thanks Natcha :)

  • 8th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

it is really near Nevsky, Hermitage, and the other famous place. staffs are kind. facilities are good. Kitchens are quite busy and noisy, but we dont care about them. only one thing that we disappointed is paying method. In hostel world, we can pay by credit card, but staff says they are not available by credit and only cash. So we had to exchange our dollars. But it cant affect our recommend. Very good and comfortable place!


91%

Extremely well located hostel and the staff is helpful and friendly. The downside is that the atmosphere is a bit boring and the no-alcohol policy doesn't help as well, but overall it's a pretty good place :)


100%

Thank you for your warm and nice hosting.


77%

I have mixed feelings about this hostel. When I entered, everything was nice - the receptionist welcomed me, showed around and told me all the information. The hostel was very small, clean, in a very good location and safe. However, I could absolutely not sleep, there were bunch of mosquitoes and it was simply too warm in the room - you could do nothing about it. An AC would help a lot. Also, though it's not super difficult to find the hostel, it would be useful if some sign were on the street.


100%

Very good hostel in good location! Dasha is the best ;)


89%

There are mosquitoes!!! But, the location is so sublime.Impressive!

  • 15th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

A great place to stay and my three days in st. Petersburg was great mostly due to the hostel and the amazing staff that works here. This place is with in walking distance from all major tourist attractions. The hostel has a small kitchen, a large TV and a Play Station. They server breakfast every morning at a very reasonable price. The indoor laundry facility is great. The staff, Ana, Anastacia, and Dasha are great hosts. If i ever go back to Russia, I am definitely staying here again.


100%

I spent 6 nights here in the beginning of July 2014. The staff are among the best I have ever encountered, the location is unbeatable (4 minutes to Hermitage, 3 to Admiraltyskaya or Nevsky Prospect, 7 to St. Issac's Cathedral). This isn't a party hostel, but everyone I met was friendly and enjoyable to talk with. The facilities are super-clean and new, and the beds were comfortable and had cubbyholes to store misc. items, a reading lamp, and multiple power outlets. There are lockers under beds.


94%

Cute little hostel with few rooms, clean, modern and brand new facilities. Friendly staff and perfect location. A great experience in a great city! I would definitely come back to Simple Hostel in a new visit to St Petersburg.


100%

Having stayed in 100+ hostels around the world this one comes in my list of top ones. Clean, comfortable and stylish. It is a relatively new and looks like some thought has gone into the design. It has homely feel to it, sociable and most important the girls (Ana, Dasha) who looked are it while I was there were lovely and very helpful. They even helped us shop and always give information on everything. The laundry was free. You do have to pay for breakfast. The location felt very secure.


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