The Central Hostel is convenient and economical accommodation in the centre of the city. In the best traditions of Russian hospitality the Central Hostel is glad to provide all the services making your stay in Saint Petersburg unforgettable. The hostel is the perfect base to explore the city, known as the "Venice of the North".

All the information you may need to plan your visit to the city are always available in the smoke-free modern hall. Facilities include: free Internet access, laundry, self-catering kitchen, 24h reception desk and common area. Rooms vary from private double rooms to 8 bed dorms.

St Petersburg is a cultural capital of Russia with countless activities for travellers and locals. Must-see places are The Hermitage Museum/The Winter Palace, The bridges on the Neva and Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. St Petersburg is also famous for ballet and canal boat tours.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Partying
  • Shopping

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The worse experience in a HI. For me, a scaring place. Realy disapointed. NOT a reasonable place to stay.


Avatar for Marcos


Sat 13 Dec 2014

The location of the hostel is great, close to hermitage and in the main street of SP. Receptionists need a customer service training though.


Avatar for NEKANE


Tue 19 Aug 2014

Travel tips...

Where next?


Avatar for Helen


Fri 02 Aug 2013

Budget meal tip

try the restaurant "The Idiot" (near Palace Yossopov) really lovely in its Dostoievski mood.

Avatar for Camille


Mon 03 Jun 2013