Most unusual hotels of Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is one of the most popular tourist cities not only in Russia but throughout the world. Lively avenues, the famous St. Petersburg courtyards, the legendary architectural monuments, drawbridges, white nights – in General, do not fall in love with the beautiful and mysterious Northern Palmyra is simply impossible. Well, if you want to fully plunge into the atmosphere of the place, you should not stay in an ordinary hotel, and one of the truly original and creative hotels in the city, which we describe below.

“The Brothers Karamazov”

Want to look at St. Petersburg through the eyes of the immortal heroes of novels and short stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky? Then, the hotel “the Brothers Karamazov” is exactly what you need. The rooms here are decorated in nineteenth century style and are named after the heroines of the works of the writer, and within walking distance from the hotel there is the Museum-apartment. Continue reading

Unusual and unique hotels of the world

To book a hotel room, whose walls are covered with ivy, listed in the red book, or to stay in an underground hotel at a depth of 150 meters? Unusual hotels have long been one of the bright sides of the hotel business. Ratings of hotels, found an original way to offer the tourist properties are regularly published by the world’s leading travel publications.

The number of unusual hotels that currently have their services in the tourist market is so large that it is time to speak about formation of the whole industry. Ice hotels, lighthouses, castle hotels, hotels on wheels – they are available in dozens, if not hundreds of variants around the world.

Unusual hotels in each country often reflect the peculiarities of the climate of the region. Northern parts of Scandinavia is known worldwide for its hotels the needle. Hotels in the United States, in arid States, offer polyextremophiles stay in the desert or Prairie. Continue reading

Raffles Hotel



The legendary hotel, the historic Raffles hotel, is the place where first goes every tourist caught in Singapore. Somerset Maugham called “Raffles” “the legendary symbol of the exotic East”. Few hotels can boast so many legendary visitors. Today, Raffles is a place visiting where you will really remember for a lifetime.


The hotel was founded in 1887 four brothers-Armenians – Yerevan, avecom, Arshak, and Martin Sarkisalmi and became part of a huge network of Asian hotels owned by them. Its name he received in honor of the founder of Singapore – Sir Stamford of Raffle. Continue reading

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