Catherine Art Hotel - St Petersburg - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Enjoy a cultural stay in the heart of St. Petersburg at the Catherine Art Hotel, a cosy hotel just a short walk from some of the city's most popular landmarks!
  • Walk in the footsteps of Russian royalty at the world renowned State Hermitage Museum, just 15 minutes away, and return to your hotel for delicious Georgian food at the restaurant.
  • This offer includes a complimentary upgrade to a Business Room, as well as breakfast included every morning for a stress-free stay.

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Your Destination

Have you heard? There's a rumor in St. Petersburg...Packed with history, majesty and rebellion, the capital of Imperial Russia is an extraordinary destination that showcases flamboyant, baroque palaces, romantic canals and a world-class cultural offering. Although Moscow now leads as the capital of modern Russia, St. Petersburg has retained its magnificent charm, and is an unrivalled centre for art, classical music and trendy nightlife.

Boasting over
three million items and artefacts, the State Hermitage Museum is a must-see spot when in 'The City of White Nights'. From paintings to sculptures, archaeological objects and graphic works, it offers something for everyone and is an excellent first insight into the grandeur of the city and its attractions. The Hermitage encompasses multiple buildings, the most famous of which is the Winter Palace. As the former official residence of the Russian Emperors from 1732 - 1917, this monumental palace is home to opulent interiors, distinguished design and some of the most important historical events of Russia's early 20th century.

St. Petersburg Christmas Markets 2019 (End Dec-early Jan)

St Petersburg has a myriad of festive markets spread across the city, featuring handmade gifts from chocolate and tea to trinkets and home decoration. On December 24 or 25 you can attend mass at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church on Nevsky Prospekt. It is the oldest Catholic Church in Russia, dating from the 18th century.

The Christmas Market on Pionerskaya Square is the city’s biggest market and features an outdoor skating rink, live entertainment and appearances from “Ded Moroz” (Russia’s Santa Claus)! You can buy everything from candles to ceramics and food.  The Art Market on Elagin Island is a traditional European-style Christmas market, selling artisanal holiday decorations and food. This is a great excuse to explore a wonderful area of St. Petersburg.

Local Attractions

  • State Hermitage Museum: 1.2 km / 15 min walk
  • St. Isaac's Cathedral: 1.4 km / 17 min walk
  • Peterhof: 39.4 km / 1 hour drive
  • Savior on the Spilled Blood: 450m / 3 min walk
  • Nevsky Avenue: 200m / 3 min walk
  • Kazan Cathedral: 270m / 3 min walk
  • Palace Square: 1 km / 12 min walk

Catherine Art Hotel

 Situated just 500 metres from the State Hermitage Museum, the Catherine Art Hotel is ideal for those looking to explore St. Petersburg on foot. With the Kazan Cathedral and the Summer Garden just a short walk away, this hotel is a perfect base for uncovering the city. The hotel combines old and new with classic artwork, floral designs, and contemporary furniture. Other facilities include free parking, a 24 hour reception desk, a library, luggage storage, and WiFi.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on an upgraded Business Room (26m²).

Business Room

Every room at the Catherine Art Hotel boasts a unique design to reflect St Petersburg's elegant charm. The Business Room includes original features such as pillars and arches. Sleeping up to two guests, this room is decorated in floral wallpaper and colourful linen. Inside you will find a flat screen TV with cable channels, a hospitality tray, and an ensuite bathroom with bathrobes and slippers. Other features include air conditioning, toiletries,  a hairdryer, safety deposit box, and WiFi.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast stay.

Enjoy delicious and unique Georgian cuisine at the restuarant of the Catherine Art Hotel, Pkhali Khinkali. This charming restaurant delights with homely interiors and European hospitality, making this the perfect place to relax and indulge after a long day in the city! 

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

If you're looking for a city break that's a little different, St. Petersburg is definitely the place to go. Once the imperial capital of Russia, this fascinating city is packed with grand architecture, renowned museums, and a longstanding culture. Wander through the historic streets and sample local cuisine at one of the city's charming restaurants.

Once home to Russian royalty, the Winter Palace now houses the State Hermitage Museum with a fascinating collection of artwork and artefacts from around the world. Take a romantic canal ride for a unique angle of the city, or, sample Russia's famous vodka at a local bar. St Petersburg also has a notable contemporary arts scene with plenty of galleries and live performance art.

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability. 


Your Optional Excursions
This is a walking tour including the Palace and the Hermitage Main Complex (approx 3 hours)

The Hermitage Museum, Russia's best gallery of world art, one of the most prominent art museums in the world and definitely the main tourist attraction of St. Petersburg. The principal building of the Hermitage Museum is the Winter Palace, the residence of the Russian Czars. Today, the Hermitage boasts over 2.7 million exhibits and displays a diverse range of art and artefacts from all over the world and from throughout history (from Ancient Egypt to the early 20th century Europe).

Important Information: Day off - Monday.


Your Optional Excursions
Unearth the beauty of Russia second capital followed by a trip to either St Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood or Peter and Paul Fortress. St Isaac's golden dome sits atop elaborately carved sculptures and towering columns. The interior is just as impressive: marble-clad columns topped with gold stretch up to a jaw-dropping painted ceiling. A trip up the dome will give you a striking view of the city so bring your camera!

Important Information: Day off - Wednesday. This tour is approximately 4 hours.


Your Optional Excursions
Unearth the beauty of Russia second capital followed by a trip to it's largest cathedral. St Isaac's golden dome sits atop elaborately carved sculptures and towering columns. The interior is just as impressive: marble-clad columns topped with gold stretch up to a jaw-dropping painted ceiling. A trip up the dome will give you a striking view of the city so bring your camera! This tour does not include entry to the cathedral.


Your Optional Excursions
Visit the magnificent summer residence of the tsars which is situated in the town of Pushkin, along the river.  This Baroque masterpiece is an elaborate collection of vast gilded ballrooms, fantastic Palace Gardens and the world-famous Amber Ballroom.

Important Information: Day off - Tuesday and last Monday of the month (October-April). This tour is approximately 4 hours.

Highlights of St Petersburg by bus with or without cruise

Your Optional Excursions

Experience the best of St. Petersburg with this easy to use, 24-hour city pass which offers unlimited access to a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus, with a choice of two scenic routes. There is also a cruise option, which allows you to enjoy a relaxing two-hour river cruise along the Neva.

Choose from St Petersburg by bus with a 1 Day Pass or 2 Day Pass, or choose St Petersburg by bus & boat on a 2 Day Pass.

You will visit some of the city’s most significant landmarks including Saint Isaac's Cathedral, the Admiralty, the Palace Square, Kazan Cathedral, Anichkov Palace, and Nevsky Avenue. Each bus features a multilingual audio guide which provides interesting facts about the city.

Important information:
Availability: Every day, English audio guides available
Option with cruise available only from May to September 

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Your Journey to Catherine Art Hotel

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: It may be possible to add return transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 


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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: 
  • within 10km of the border with the Ukrainian Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts
  • Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan and the districts of Budyonnovsky, Levokumsky, Neftekumsky, Stepnovsky and Kursky in Stavropol Krai

  • The FCO advise against all but essential travel to:

    • within 10km of the border with the Ukrainian Kharkiv Oblast
    • North Ossetia, Karachai-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria (including the Elbrus area)

    Entry Requirements 

    You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

    To enter Russia, you’ll need to get a visa before you travel. Make sure you allow enough time to get your visa. The Russian Embassy advised in March 2018 that it takes around 20 business days (4 weeks) to process most visa applications. 

    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

    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.

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

    As part of the visa application process, all applicants based in the UK aged 12 or over will need to visit a visa application centre to submit biometric data (scanned fingerprints). These are located in London, Manchester and Edinburgh. The Russian government has also announced plans to introduce biometric fingerprinting for all foreign nationals, including British nationals when entering Russia. No dates have been confirmed for this.

    On receiving your visa you should check the details carefully including the validity dates and passport number to make sure they are correct. Make sure you’re aware of the terms and conditions attached to your visa before you travel. You should adhere to the validity and conditions of your visa while you’re in Russia, as the authorities strictly enforce all visa and immigration laws.

    Immigration Cards

    You must sign an immigration card every time you arrive in Russia. This will be given to you at passport control. The card is in 2 identical parts. One part will be retained by the Immigration Officer. You should keep the other part safe as you’ll need to submit this at passport control when you leave Russia. Should you lose it, your departure from Russia could be delayed. There are also many hotels and hostels that will not accept guests without an immigration card.


    For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and

    If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. 

    You can normally bring prescription and over the counter medication into Russia for personal use. However, if your medication contains narcotic or psychoactive substances (details available on the Rossiyskaya Gazeta website in Russian), you must carry a prescription in your name which has been translated into Russian and then notarised. Notarisation services in the UK are available from a Notary Public.

    Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance.

    Location Information

    The address of your property: Nevsky Ave, 32-34, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186

    Distance from St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport to Catherine Art Hotel: 21.1 km / 40 mins.

    In More Detail

    Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

    This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
    The number of rooms at this property: 130
    Check-in time: 2 pm
    Check-out time: before 12 pm

    Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

    Please Note: 
    Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
    Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
    If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

    Hotel Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception desk
    • Car parking
    • Luggage storage
    • Housekeeping
    • Room service
    • Concierge
    • WiFi

    Room Facilities

    • Flat screen TV
    • Toiletries
    • Mini fridge
    • Hairdryer
    • Air conditioning
    • Mirror
    • Bathrobes & slippers


    • Restaurant
    • Bar

    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.

    Important Information

    If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

    The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

    Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

    You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

    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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