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La Ciotat, France
Reviewed 17 October 2016

St Petersburg is a wonderful town of Russia. October is ideal to visite this town, not to cold and less tourist people in museums ! And Grifon hotel is a very nice hotel, with a very good situation in the center of town, and make your tourism visit very easy because a excellent situation near from all the great monuments....

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and very high appreciation of our service. We hope your candid comments will be useful for another travellers who plan to visit our beautiful city. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Hotel Grifon is really well located and made it very easy for us to get to places we wanted to visit. The room was not overly large but was quiet and the curtains were sufficient to block most of the light. Breakfast was also quite good each morning, with a variety of food and drinks. Those with large and/or...

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and high appreciation of our service. We hope to see you again! Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Brooklin, Maine
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Room was large and clean. Breakfast was typical. Great choice for budget accomodations. Great restaurant on the corner. Near a canal. Stairs are a little bit of a challenge for seniors with bags, but this all adds to the character of the trip. Staff were VERY willing to help make the stay comfortable. Would definitely stay here again!

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid comments. We hope they will help to another visitors of this site to make the right choice. We will be very happy to see you again! Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

the receptionist is very helpful location is really good the only minus for me was the ac being controled by the receptionist and the building having no lift other then that i highly recommend this place if u wanna explore the city of st petersburg

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg, your sincere review and recommendations. Please be advised that we have 2 rooms with individual air conditioning. Hope to see you again! Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 June 2016

No lift but very good situation! Perfect to visit st Petersburg! Clean, classic breakfast but enough, helpful and available staff. We liked it much! Nothing extraordinary but perfect for what we wanted!

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Dear Guest! Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Peterburg and your candid comments on your stay. We hope they will help to another visitors of this site to make the right choice. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It was my first trip to St. Petersburg and I booked the room online, so I did not really know what to expect. It was indeed lovely, a very good place to stay, and I would love to come back soon :-). special greetings to the very friendly staff :-)

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grifon2007, General Manager at Hotel Grifon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and high appreciation of our service. Hope to see you again! Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 22 February 2016

When we visit a city, we don't spend much time in our hotelroom and we don't want to loose time in traffic. So we need a place near to the city centre with the most important sites on walking distance. Hotel Grifon is clean, the receptionists are very kind, the breakfast was o.k. and we've got an extra surprise because...

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Dear Mr. Hellemans, Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid comments. We hope they will help to another travellers who plan to visit our beautiful city. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We were extremely happy with out stay. The staff was great--we are not Russian speaking. The location is close to the metro and within walking distance of the main tourist attractions. If you are in Moscow, visit the Patriotic Museum in Pobedy Park. There is a diorama of the Second World War that is centered on the area where the...

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Dear Guest! Thank you very much for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and high appreciation of our service. We hope your candid comments will help to another travellers who plan to visit Russia to make the right choice. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 24 September 2015

It is located in a very good position near to all interesting turist destinations and in a very lively quartier, very clean, everybody was kind, the room was nice. Not too expensive, to be recommended

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Dear Matteo, Thank you for choosing the hotel "Grifon" in St. Petersburg and your candid comments on your stay. We hope they will be useful for another travellers who plan to visit our beautiful city. Faithfully yours, Kristina Ozhelskaya Hotel Manager

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I wasn't impressed at the arrival to this hotel: you need to press a buzzer to be let in, go up few floors on stairs in a building that looks abandoned and shady. But once you make it into the hotel floor, it's fine. The vibe is a bit granny, but things are clean and tidy. My beef with it...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the hotel “Grifon” in St. Petersburg and your candid review. Please find below our comments: 1. A building where the hotel is located is really ancient with its own unique history and is protected by State. It was designed by the architect Keiser and raised in 1879. The Russian Society on pharmaceutical goods trade...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel "Grifon" opened in 2007. It is located right in the city centre, just 5 minutes walk from the Nevsky prospect, at the quiet embankment of the Griboedova channel and near the famous Banking Bridge decorated with Griffins sculptures. Main area attractions – The Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac's Cathedral, The Church on the Spilled Blood, The Admiralty, The Hermitage and Palace Square, The Russian Museum – are situated close to the hotel.The hotel occupies top floors (fourth and fifth) of a historical five-storey building without lift that was designed by the architect Keiser and raised in 1879. The Russian Society on pharmaceutical goods trade placed here its offices and storehouses.Front staircase with antique fireplace and decorative smithery of banisters leads to the hotel. In 1998 American producers shot here episodes for a film based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel “Crime and punishment” with participation of famous actors Patrick Dempsey and Julie Delpy.The hotel offers 12 fully equipped rooms of two categories - standard and comfort. All rooms are decorated in classical style with warm colours and equipped with air conditioning, wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi), colour TV (with international satellite channels), telephone (local calls – free of charge), bathroom (with bath or shower), hairdryer, bath amenities. The majority of rooms offer marvelous view of the Griboedova channel embankment. Twin or double bed at guest's will. Extra bed or cosy sofa is available for the third person in a room.Continental hot breakfast is included in a room rate and served at any time convenient for guests.Rooms at the hotel are non-smoking. ... more   less 

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Address: Emb. Kanala Griboyedova, 35, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Region: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Nevskiy
Price Range: $41 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Grifon 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#48 Family Hotel in St. Petersburg
#73 Romantic Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“We were in a double room wich was very clean, large one and very useful.”
 of 5 bubbles girondj, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We, father and two teenage sons, were in Room 404 - a large enough for all of us.”
 of 5 bubbles peterjP4351AD, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The douche cabine permitted the water to go away in the bath room... and the beds were horrible, we couldn't sleep. The third bed was wrongly assemblied and i had to arrange it.”
 of 5 bubbles paisantm, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A room on the reception/kitchen side would be preferable, I think.”
 of 5 bubbles zmrzlina, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for room with the Canal view”
 of 5 bubbles kfinkels, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
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