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  • Grand Hotel Emerald offers an ornate facade, elegant interiors and a beautiful spa.
  • It is conveniently located in the historical part of St. Petersburg, where the tranquil charm of the old city is peppered with iconic attractions.
  • Choose from a range of optional excursions such as to The Hermitage - one of the largest museums in the world.

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Your Destination

Once the capital of the Russian empire, St Petersburg is a maze of romantic bridges and canals and is as majestic now as during the rule of the Tzars.

The Grand Hotel Emerald is conveniently located in the most historic part of St. Petersburg close to numerous iconic attractions.   It is just a few minutes' walk from the famous Nevsky Prospect and Moskovsky railway station, Smolny Cathedral, the Tauride Gardens.

The city's historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to The Hermitage - one of the largest art museums in the world. Other must see attractions include St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Peter & Paul Fortress and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. 

Optional Excursions

You may choose to add the below excursions at the next stage of booking.

Rivers and canals cruise (1 hour)

Includes entrance tickets, English/French/German speaking guide, private car transportation.

City Tour & St. Isaac's Cathedral (4 hours)
Includes entrance tickets, English/French/German speaking guide, private car transportation.

The Hermitage, Main Complex (6 buildings, 3 hours)
Includes entrance tickets, English/French/German speaking guide, private car transportation.

Grand Hotel Emerald 5*


Grand Hotel Emerald is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the city, and features grand ornate interiors and elegant interiors.

Facilities include a luxurious spa centre, a gourmet restaurant serving traditional Russian cuisine, an elegant café and a lobby bar.


  • 90 rooms
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Free wifi


Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Standard Double Room.

Just for you: Complimentary late check out until 16:00.

Sleeps up to

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A classical style, comfortable room featuring a spacious bedroom, hall and modern bathroom. Windows have a view of the city or the hotel atrium.

Size: 20 sqm

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a bed and breakfast stay.  Just for you: A welcome drink.

Suvorovsky Lobby-bar
- The Suvorovsky provides the perfect ambiance for reading, conversing or meeting friends. The ample wine, whisky and cognac collection is best enjoyed in front of the marble fireplace.

Gzhel Restaurant - Serves traditional Russian cuisine. The restaurant's interior reflects the dining rooms of 19th century Russia’s noble estates - grand and opulent.

Versailles Atrium-café - A relaxed spot for light meals, sandwiches, home-baked pastries and desserts. The room is flooded with natural light from the Atrium's impressive glass roof.

Your Time

All guests have free access to the indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and sauna.

The Emerald SPA complex offers a range if relaxing facilities from an indoor swimming pool to a traditional Russian steam room and Turkish bath. A wide range of massages and beauty treatments are available to book.

There is also a beauty parlour and a fitness centre.

Please note:
The swimming pool is open  07:30 am-11:00 am on weekdays and 08:30 am-11:00 am on weekends and holidays.

Your Journey to Grand Hotel Emerald

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Private transfers are included. 

St. Petersburg airport to Grand Hotel Emerald: 26 km / 40 mins

Visa Requirements

A visa is required for entry into Russia.

You will require a letter of invitation to support your visa application, which will be provided by our local supplier. To obtain the letters of invitation required, you will need to send the following information to the local tour company (details will be provided on your voucher)

Last name
First name
Middle name
The date of birth
Passport number
Nationality
Gender

Once you have received your letter of invitation, you will need to apply for a visa.

We would recommend visiting the following website as the visa application process provided by the Russian Nation Tourist Office.
 
http://www.visitrussia.org.uk/visa/tourist-visa.php

Standard Service – 7 working days - £115
Express Service – 2 working days - £210
(prices correct at time of print, subject to change)

PLEASE NOTE: WHEN APPLYING FOR A VISA IT IS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE YOUR FINGERPRINTS TO THE RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES.  YOU MUST DO THIS IN PERSON BY VISITING THEIR OFFICE IN EITHER LONDON OR EDINBURGH
 
If you do require any assistance, it may be worth contacting the Russian National Tourist Office on 0207 985 1234 to discuss this further.

Voyage Prive cannot be held responsible for visas and full cancellation costs will be incurred in the event the visa is not granted or received in advance of your departure.

Special conditions mandatory: passport information of each client (for visa support and train ticket reservation)

Weather

Jan
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents.  You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, 'Meet & Greet', car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services.  Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your ‘Safe Senders’ list or check your ‘Junk mail’ regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

For further information on passport & visa requirements visit http://www.iatatravelcentre.com/passport-visa-health-travel-document-requirements.htm

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ
 
Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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In order to show a percentage discount, we compare our offer price with a "reference" price (as shown against each offer). This reference price is provided to us by the hotel, tour operator or other partner and corresponds to the prices displayed in the hotel or partner brochure. We include the cost of additional services such as room upgrades, welcome drinks, treatments, etc. as negotiated by our team, when calculating the reference price.

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