In a Soviet-era building overlooking the Gulf of Finland, this low-key hotel sits a 13-minute walk from a tram station and 7 km from the Hermitage Museum.
The straightforward, conservative rooms offer gulf or land views, as well as free Wi-Fi and TVs. Suites add airy living rooms and balconies with panoramic gulf views.
Free perks include a breakfast buffet and parking. The relaxed, modern restaurant serves traditional Russian and European cuisine. There's a game room with table tennis and snooker tables. Visa support and bike rentals are available.