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Absolute Best Location St Petersburg Russia: Nevsky Prospect

Scott Raymond

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Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Absolute Best Location St Petersburg Russia: Nevsky Prospect

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


St Petersburg Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5) Add $ 25.00 per person over 2

Note your thinking this is TOO expensive! But time is a lot more valuable in St Petersburg than money. Your for sure going to run out of time before you see what you want to see: With me I am going to change all that. I will try to save yuo almost as much money as your paying to stay with me! And with my insider list your going to see 4X as much as you would have making your trip 4 times more valuable!

So that is what you need to keep in mine, not just the rental money!

Located on the same block as the Radisson and Nevsky Palace Hotels. We are the best location!

Note I have a locked out 2nd bedroom, so if you need two bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms I have it, right next door; Note also that property is not reflected in my calender for this property your looking at!

If you want to sleep 6 we have a different option let me know in your email!

Across the Street from both of these Hotels on the same block! St Petersburg Metro is only 1 1/2 blocks out our front door. This is the most efficient way to go anywhere in St Petersburg! Absolute Heart of the Tourist District Bus or Taxi 5 minutes to all the main attractions in St Petersburg Close so its cheap!

20 Different Restaurants right out our front door within 5 minutes,

Cinemas, 2 Huge Cinemas on our block

Coffee Shops, the best of the best within 3 minutes

Grocery shopping, the huge farmers market, 3 blocks from the apartment.

Super Market only 2 Blocks away

Hermitage and all 4 Rivers in Petersburg within 8 minutes away.

Churches, Museums, Major Tourist Attractions all in the Center and all right out our door

So many places and so little time.

Save a lot of money on Taxis and Subway rides by staying here and not on the outskirts!

I M P O R T A N T : Do you want to Save $$$$: WE can tell you how !!!!!!!!

We have a special TREAT for you! The name is the 'Petersburg Insider List' Also teaches you how to use the Metro IMPORTANT

This is current and not out of date like the guide books, and Lonely Planet information often is! We are going to teach you how to save 50% off visiting the Hermitage, any day, any hour, no problem. How to save from 50% to 70% on of the museums, and exhibitions.

So Now your inside the Hermitage: Should you use a Group Tour in the Hermitage? Should you use the Head phones Self Tour, they offer for rent? Or should you use a personal Guide only for you? Now your faced with Too many choices! Secret to the Best tour of the Hermitage disclosed in our Insider List! This place can take you 3 days to even begin to visit it! I will teach you how to see and understand everything in 5 Hours! You think its not possible? Think Again, I know How!!!!

Do not miss the attractions below and make sure you get in on the Cheap with my data!

Peter & Paul Fortress


Peterhov (Fountains, Parks, Fishing, Gardens Breathtaking) Summer Garden/Palace

The Russian Museum

Church Savior of the Spilt Blood

Neva River and Intercity Canal Tour's

Palace Square and the Alexander Column ( On your way from the airport on your Right)

Triumphal Arc at one end of the Palace

Pushkin Museum, Amber room amazing!

Nevsky Prospect & Gostiny Divor Gigantic Shopping/Metro Complex

Bonus Content things to see and do for FREE not listed in the Guidebooks or Travel Books!

Special Section on how to use the St Petersburg Metro (Subway) in less than one minute even though you do not speak or read Russian!!! I PROMISE YOU:

Say what? You don't speak or Read Russian ! No Problem with My List! You will use the METRO like a Champ, and go anywhere and everywhere! Quick Tip on your on your way, and you don't need to Speak, Read or understand a word in Russian!

Your going to love the 'Insider List' because it is going to save you so much time and Frustration. How about getting a Taxi at more than 50% off! This trick alone will save you a Big Money because sometimes at Night the METRO is closed! Taxi at 50% off or less Guaranteed!

How to arrive to the International airport for less than $ 5.00 instead of $ 35.00! I know how and I use it every time I leave St Petersburg! Say What??? NO I am not joking, I promise I have the secrets and even the Russians do not know half of Scotty s Travel Tactic's! And its Very EASY!

Nightlife Celebration: Oh YES! I promise to tip you off for the best Night of your life! A little Pub that proves to be the highlight of everyone's vacation that arrives to St Petersburg. People call me tell me they love ME for sending them to this little Pub! But you would Never find this place on your own, if you did it would be a miracle! Nobody would ever tell you about it, except...the 'Insider list'

Your vacation will become a work of art rather than a work of frustration! Best of all we can save you MONEY!

We have many dining spots to save you money with Excellent cuisine, and less than 2 to 3 minutes out the door. So many places to eat, drink and snack, they close to our apartment!

SUPERMARKET where your going to find a amazing selection of products comparable to the USA or Canada is exactly 3 Blocks from the Apartment, BUT, you need to know how to arrive their and its not EASY to find this one! Adjacent to this Exquisite Super Market is one of the biggest Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Bazaar's in the entire city. You will not go hungry! Just seeing the vibrant buzzing place is fun in itself! Wait till you see the Variety! Amazing!!!! Free Samples Galore!

Now the hard part: How do you get back to the apartment with all this fresh food easy and fast with minimal effort! I will teach you the 50 Cent Trick, not the $ 4.00 Taxi ride! This will save you!

If you need to budget yourself on this trip then you need my “Insider List”

Data that is invaluable at saving your money and time! Your going to by pass the education curve! The guide books they do not have what I am going to tell you! I know you think they do, but trust me they do not have the data! This is Clever Tourism at its best and I am very good at it!

Petersburg is expensive and you need to be armed to save money, time and energy! Armed with my 'Petersburg Insider list' !!!!!!!!! When you finish reading my list your going to feel like you have a Black Belt in Shopping, Touring, and transportation secrets, and best of all you will! Not only that but where to shop??? Tip the Brand New Grand Canyon Mall is incredible! You need to see this mall and I will show you where and how to get there, Quick!

Its here waiting for YOU! Where to Go! When to Go! How to Go! 24 Hours prior to your arrival Your going to be informed on everything you need when you arrive in St Petersburg.

Keywords: Apartment is located at 84 Nevsky Prospect the Dead Center of the City. Do you have your invitation already in order to apply for your Visa? If not we can assist you immediately, just let me know! Same Block the Raddison Hotel and Nevsky Palace Hotel Front! You are close to Virtually everything. A short walk or 5 minute bus ride to all Attraction in St Petersburg. Note this apartment is less than 1 minute to access the City Buses and the Metro both. This is important because you can spend too much time in Russia walking to these points of entry for transport. Taxi's are ridiculous expensive so you need to be close to the Public Transport system: Observe photos and you will find a state of the art total comtemporary Apartment. Complete Western Standards build out. Canadian Architect is the owner and it was build for me. Kitchen is fully stocked with all you need! Beds top quality, Bedding, Linens, Towels all high quality. Meticulous Clean Apartment and it shows in photos. Final note I am now getting booked earlier and earlier. If you wait and try to book a month in advance of your arrival I doubt I will have space left. So if your going get it booked NOW!

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Scott Raymond (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish, mandarin
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2015

About Scott Raymond

Retired Canadian Architect. Bought in Russia because I worked under contract there for one year. Fell in love with this city for so many reasons. You will understand the reasons once you visit ST Petersburg. Then you will also have her in your blood! This city is really breath taking. At night it an absolute jewel, sparking, and powerful. You will feel the pulse like no other city you have visited before! The River tours are spectacular so be sure to engage one while your on Nevsky Street as they ALL depart from Nevsky, just up the street from our Condominium. I have traveled the Planet but St Petersburg is very different, so refreshing, so unique, so classy, and so engaging. Get ready for the experience of your life!

Scott Raymond purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Scott Raymond chose St Petersburg

Bought in St Petersburg because this city is so unique in so many ways. It is Paris and Amsterdam under the same cover. Sidewalk cafes, people, sights, sounds, Rivers, Churches, Museums, Architecture, so many topics. All so outstanding in this amazing city. White nights in June wow what a spectacular sight. So much to see and so much to do! But most important to me was to in right in the middle of the action cause I do not like to commute. Did that in Canada and don't want it anymore. So I bought on the best Street in Town, on the Best Block in the City. Heartbeat of St Petersburg! It is easy to be swayed by a lower price for accomodations, don't do it. The commute in St Petersburg will Kill you. You will spend all your time commuting in lieu of touring. You already do that at home, don't do it on your vacation!

What makes this apartment unique

Most important while I am on Nevsky Prospect, I am inset in a courtyard so it is quiet at night and you can sleep. Beautiful garden and huge trees in front of my apartment for spectacular view Night lighting on the Courtyard and just sensational. You can visit everything from this location within minutes without wasting your day and time getting there! I know I keep commenting on our location, but it really is one of the most important aspects of Visiting St Petersburg! Most important your going to be SAFE here. Nevsky is by far the most heavily police patrolled Street in the entire city. It is the major tourist zone so your always in one of he best locations in town. Most important: I am a veteran in Petersburg living here for 11 Years. I have prepared a 'Insiders List' which is at your computer work station when you check in! It is going to save you so much frustration! It is going to tell you How, where and when to go to everything depending on the time of the day. Also listed is a super gym close by where it is state of the art and you can pay to enter by the day! You are going to be educated from the inside so the Taxi drivers don't kill you on price, and you know the secret as to how Russians get Taxi's at Half price or less all day everyday! Saint Petersburg Insider List Your most powerful tool on your vacation! Also remember if you need 2 Bedrooms or need to sleep 6 Persons we have a alternate Option! I can set you up with 2 Persons/ 4 Persons/ or 6 Persons!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This location is beyond belief! Saved so much time by being in this apartment. Outstanding clean, great internet. Super Market Close, Great sidewalk Cafes here! This apartment comes with a document called the Petersrburg Insider List! The list true to it promise saved me a fortune on this vacation. Will return for sure and only to this apartment. Do yourself a favor and stay here!
Aug 2010
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Absolute Best Location St Petersburg Russia: Nevsky Prospect
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Great value, comfort, and location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I are just finishing five nights at Nevsky 84. This has been an outstanding experience. The location is about as good as it gets, with the Main Street of Nevsky literally steps away. But, because the flat is in a courtyard, we were spared the noise of the busy street.

Inside, the flat is as described, and quite comfortable and clean. Hardwood floors are much appreciated as there are no lingering odors or critters hiding in carpet. Spacious, open concept sitting room and kitchen. Two bedrooms with double (maybe queen) beds, but only one has a window the outside. The bathroom is split, with the toilet separated from the shower, making it easy for couples to "multitask".

The local property manager was very helpful and responsive.

We would certainly stay here again, without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
WV and Finland

It as as described

  • 5 of 5

We spent New Years,2012/3 here. Agree with the other reviewers. The apartment is as seen in the photos. Location to The Hermitage, restaurants, grocery store and myriad shops as described.

Two comments may aid you ; unfortunately we were not aware that the water is not potable and the apartment is on the fourth floor after long flights up.

In the winter be prepared for very cold, snowy and VERY Icey walking, but beautiful lights and stores and New Years in Palace Sguare are special.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
chicago Illinois usa

family of four

  • 5 of 5

We found the apt to be just as described and photographed: the location was excellent, the apt was spacious, cheerful and clean, very modern. The owner was very helpful, we used many of his suggestions, and the management agency there was also very helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
NOVATO, CA (No. California) USA

Perfect Central St. Petersburg Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was an absolute find on VRBO. The apartment was just as advertised, it was clean, well stocked and in a safe and secure building. The owner put me in contact with a local agent who was able to arrange my pick/return at the train station along with tourist visa paperwork. The transfers and paperwork went like clockwork.

The apartment was equiped with wireless which worked without issue. All and all the location and accomodations made for my quick trip to St. Petersburg all that much better. Oh, the insider tips that were sent to me, were indespensible and really gave a me head start on learning a facinating city and the immediate area in a short amount of time. I am looking foward to returing to this wonderful city and would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Naples, NY USA

St Petersburg Times Square location, drop dead quiet, 4th floor walkup. Stay here. Great city & apt

  • 5 of 5

From pickup by Viktor, my daughter and I had an absolutely fantastic time. St. Petersburg is Paris and Amsterdam combined, on Steroids! Apt is smack in the middle of everything. Washing machine always helpful. AC too. LCD TV but all stations in Russian. Wireless worked well for 6 days we were there, Comfortable beds, modernish kitchen. Back off Nevsky Prospekt, Left at the Burger King, can't get lost. Russians are friendly, walked around until 2:30 AM, never a problem. Public transportation for 2 to Peterhof and back $9 last Metro stop, 30 minute public bus. All on the Internet. Take the midnight cruise, see the bridges open, English one at nearest canal.


  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Pulkova International Airport
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
9 Bars located on Nevsky Prospect
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Gulf Of Finland on Vaseleski Island
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Saint Petersburg (Main Railway Station)
Nearest Motorway
30 Metres
Nevsky Prospect
Nearest Restaurant
60 Metres
Russian Traditional Cuisine Nevsky/Litany Street
Nearest Ski
36 Kilometres
Russian Cross Country Sking
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Vaselesky Island Beaches/ Nice/ Beautiful/ Sunny
Nearest Point of Interest
Nevsky Prospect 84
Nearest Point of Interest
Radisson Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Nevsky Palace Hotel
Car: not necessary

Nevsky Prospect Apartment Advantages & Highlights

When you plan your trip here are some points that are hugely important in St Petersburg that need to be planned for: No matter whether you stay with me or elsewhere the points below need to be addressed.

MOST Important Point: This is the heart of the tourist district with two of the largest hotels in St Petersburg on the same block! The Raddison Hotel and the Nevsky Palace Hotel both right there! This area is SAFE, your not going to get Robbed in the day or night. Lots of Police here unlike anywhere else off of Nevsky Prospect where there are NO police! The safety aspect is paramount you really need to be aware of this........

Russia is the wild wild west in spite of what you read or hear! 6 Million People in St Petersburg and no lack of criminals or thieves! Very simple cheap hotels and cheap apartments are on the outskirts and your in danger as well as wasting a lot of time to arrive to the center where the site seeing is located! Careful is the word! I;m not just saying this to get you to stay with me! Its the TRUTH!

Apartment is two full bedrooms with Queen Beds in Both bedrooms, Nice Sheets and comforters, imported from USA! Super Furniture , Orthopedic Beds extreme high quality, Sofa Sleeper for 2 if needed:

Elevators in St Petersburg Nevsky Prospect district: Don't buy into the ploy apartment advertising Elevator service: When you see the elevator your not going to use it , even if it actually somehow miraculously working! Usually you find an elevator but it JUST broke Down claimed by the landlord! Elevators in St Petersburg only hold 1 Person and no luggage! NO Russians would get near an elevator in their building, they know better than to risk getting stuck in there and have to stand up for hours because your not going to be able to sit down! Worse no one cares your stuck there so its simply not worth the risk! Russians think why in the world did you use it! I'm not kidding about this!

High quality Towels to pamper yourself with after a HOT shower

Hot water is a PROBLEM IN St Petersburg and remember the City shuts down the city supplied hot water for two weeks every summer! But not problem my apartment has back up Tank for hot water just in case you need it. Nothing worse than a cold shower in Russia, you have no idea what an Ice Cold Shower feels like! Cold showers are one thing but water in St Petersburg is ICE COLD!

Nevsky 84 is in the Center of the action you don't have to travel and waste time getting there. Big time savings!

You get my St Petersburg Action list which is designed to save you a mountain of money and a double tourist sites what you will see in the same amount of time.

Supermarkets very close so you save on food and its not cheap to eat out in St Petersburg. My kitchen is fully stocked with all High Quality Cookwear, Pots, Pans, Strainers, Silver wear plates, glasses, Coffee Maker, Microwave, all you will need and not a bunch of beat up junk that got thrown in there!

Both of the most modern and ultra Super Malls are only a 5 minute walk: Nevsky Central And the Brand New Galleria You need something you will get it here lby Walking there!

I M P O R T A N T :::::: ::::: Nevsky is LOUD...(6 Lane Roadway) . But my apartment is quiet because its inset off of Nevsky in a courtyard and blocked by a building so there is NO noise! You can actually sleep at night. Whats that worth to you?

Air Conditioning is very important: Yes the temperature is nice is St Petersburg but believe me its HOT inside these buildings: No buildings have Central Ventilation so the air is usually stagnant. This makes it very uncomfortable to try to sleep. I have full Air Conditioning with Air Purification.....Clean air and perfect temperature set by you instead of the enviornment. I also have Air Exchanger so the air is exchanged every 2 Hours inside the unit. I don't know of a single other unit that has this incorporated into the apartment! Fresh Air = Good Sleep

Blinds to close out the light remember its light 20 Hours a day in St Petersburg from May to July! You can sleep!

Magnificient windows and lighting so you don't get that closed in, cramped feeling like 99% of the other rentals including hotels!

Walk out the door and 30 seconds later your arrive to the Bus Stop, Taxis Galore (But you need the Taxi Secrets featured in my insider List)

The metro (Subway) is 2 Minutes out the front door my the apartment and this is beyond important cause your going to use it!

Kitchen stocked correctly with very high quality cook wear not a bunch of scratched up cheap teflon pans burnt up! All needed appliance there: Washer There!

Airport Transfers No problem & Much cheaper than Airport Taxis!

Visa Registration we do it for you, why waste your time doing this its takes a 1 to 2 Days, let my staff do this for YOU!


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Notes Best deal is to pay in Euro Money at your point of entry. That currency features the lowest exchange and transaction cost to you! You can change money in front of my Condo just around the Corner from Internet Cafe Max!
Two nights paid via your credit card in advance: Balance is paid in cash Dollars, Euros, or Russian Rubbles at your point of entry and check in! Manager does not carry change so you need exact amount in your possession at check in and key issuance! Or arrange in advance to pay entire amount due by your credit card, prior to YOUR ARRIVAL! Once you arrive you will have to pay in cash!
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St Petersburg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
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  • Microwave
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  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) Super quality Mattress similar to Simmons deep sleep or similar! You will sleep like a baby and of particular importance is we are in a courtyard and its QUIET. Since I am on the TOP floor you don't hear people tramping around above you.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • swimming
Location is absolutely important in St Petersburg. St Petersburg is 6 million People and its HUGE! But 95% of the Attractions are in the City Center on one Street, Nevsky Prospect or within a couple of blocks of Nevsky. We are on Nevsky on the same block as the Radison Hotel and the Nevsky Palace Hotel. Two of the best Hotels in Town and they exist in the safest and BEST Location. Close to Everything you are going to want to see and visit. That's a promise. You are going to SAVE money with Scottys Petersburg "insider list" Don't miss it because it is very important! Saint Petersburg Insider List. I M P O R T A N T : Do you want to Save $$$$: WE can tell you how !!!!!!!! We have a special TREAT for you! The name is the "Petersburg Insider List" This is current and not out of date like the guide books, and Lonely Planet information often is! We are going to teach you how to save 50% off visiting the Hermitage, any day, any hour, no problem.

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