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Friends by the House of Books Hotel

Chanel Griboedova 19, St Petersburg, Russia

Superb location, really friendly staff, cozy and nicely designed interiors and a view from the terrace and some of the rooms, which deserved to be on a postcard – all of it you’ll find in this hotel! Read more

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Hair Dryers
  • Towels Included
  • WiFi

Important Information

Friends by the House of Books Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 14:00
Check out before 12:00

Cancellation policy: 72 h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your credit card.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

General:
No curfew, Non smoking.
Please note that registration for foreign citizens is provided at surcharge of RUB 250.
Guests are kindly asked to present either a Russian passport or a military card upon check-in. A birth certificate should be presented for children under 14 years. Guests under 18 years are requested to have a notarised power of attorney from one of the parents allowing them the stay at the property.

From August to November 2017, the facade of the Hostel will be getting fixed so the scaffolding might obstruct the view from the rooms of Hostel.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to St Petersburg?

Contact us directly

Superb location, really friendly staff, cozy and nicely designed interiors and a view from the terrace and some of the rooms, which deserved to be on a postcard – all of it you’ll find in this hotel! Read more

Private Rooms

Superior 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Superior 3 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Deluxe 3 Bed Family Room Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 3 Bed Tent Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 3 Bed Family Room Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 3 Bed Family Room Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Friends by the House of Books

Friends by the House of Books was opened in 2015 and now it is one of the most popular hotels in Petersburg. The hotel is very well located, steps away from the intersection of Nevsky prospect and the embankment of Griboyedov canal, next to the famous noticeable building of the Singer House, in which the central House of Books appears. Such location allows to reach almost any attractions of the city without using public transport. However, metro station Nevsky prospect and Gostiny Dvor is just a 2-minute walk away. It is also 100 meters from the hotel entrance to the quay of touristic ships sailing the canals of the Venice of the North. The hotel occupies the two top floors of the building, and its terrace and some of the rooms offer a magnificent view over Griboyedov Canal and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

From August to November 2017, the facade of the Hostel will be getting fixed so the scaffolding might obstruct the view from the rooms of Hostel.

Accommodation Information

The hotel has 18 cozy private rooms. Some of them have its own facilities (shower and toilet), and some have access to shared facilities located on each floor. The interiors of Friends by the House of Books was made in a very warm colors to create a sense of peace and comfort. The hotel maintains a perfect cleanliness, largely due to diligent work of the maids and a house rule - to removed the shoes at the entrance, which can be stored in a special plastic container. The hotel is decorated with many original details, such as stools made from milk cans or fairy tale character - Carlsson made ‘life-size’, and with many vintage ‘treasures’ found at the local flea market. The hotel has two living rooms. The one of them, which is on the lower floor has a large dining table where guests from different countries gather in the evenings to have a talk, play board games or have a meal, taking advantage of a small kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, kettle and all necessary utensils. The second living room is on the top floor. It is a terrace colorfully painted by famous St. Petersburg artist Igor Yanovsky, which has a fantastic view to the Savior on Spilled Blood and the canal. Here you can enjoy a morning coffee, sit with a book or just dream. In addition, the hotel staff arranges various activities here: creative meetings, live concerts or film demonstrations. The hotel staff is really friendly and always ready to assist guests with information about St. Petersburg, advise what is worth visiting in the city, where to eat, how to get to a particular attractions and so on.

From August to November 2017, the facade of the Hostel will be getting fixed so the scaffolding might obstruct the view from the rooms of Hostel.

Location Information

The hotel is very well located, steps away from the intersection of Nevsky prospect and the embankment of Griboyedov canal, next to the famous noticeable building of the Singer House, in which the central House of Books appears.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 5 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.