Hostels in St. Petersburg, Russia

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Get to know St. Petersburg (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in St. Petersburg.

 Get to know St. Petersburg (no more

St. Petersburg, formerly Leningrad, is home to 4.7 million people, and is the second largest city in Russia. It's located close to the Finnish border on the eastern tip of the Baltic Sea. St. Petersburg is a common travel destination because it's a city full of culture and interesting things to experience and see.

St. Petersburg is well served by all forms of transport. Besides being a part of the famous Trans-Siberian railway, it is also reachable by other trains, buses, and of course its own airport. Hostels in St. Petersburg vary in prices and quality, the price range usually being about 10-20€ for a dorm bed and somewhat more for double/ twin rooms.

When planning your daily activities, it is often smart to ask the St. Petersberg hostel staff for details, tips, and tricks, as they are a great source of information and are aware of the city's events.

As previously mentioned, St. Petersburg is a great center of culture and there are countless things to experience. When you stay in a St. Petersberg hostel, The Hermitage is a must for the culture-lover, so is the Russian Museum. In addition to these, there are numerous other museums you can visit and it is easy to spend days just exploring them.

Opera is also a big thing in St. Petersburg, and there are many theaters to choose from. A popular thing to do when you stay at a St. Petersburg hostel is also the canal tour, which is of course only available in the summertime. It's reasonably priced and highly recommended to get some great views of the city.

Written by local enthusiast for St. Petersburg hostels

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St. Petersburg Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in St. Petersburg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 32
Average dorm price $7
Average private room price $24
Cheapest Hostel in St. Petersburg All Good with $5.5
Most St. Petersburg hostels are located in Central District
Average rating of all hostels 2

FAQ about St. Petersburg Hostels

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A hostel in St. Petersburg costs $7 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in St. Petersburg costs $24. (based on price comparison)
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