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Ambassador Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Average 4* hotel. During the check-in take from us passport - after 1 hour I asked front office manager for my passport and he told me, that the "procedure" with passport still isn't done. I also asked in the evening (7 p.m.) for my passport again. Again procedure with the passport isn't done, because the "special" staff will come to hotel at 8 p.m. Dear managers of the hotel - this procedure takes in another hotel just a few seconds (scan / copy of the passport). Do you realize, that your clients from abroad can't move from the hotel? I recommend to you, change this procedure. We went for the drink to the lobby bar and we were waiting 20 minutes!!! The bar was empty. Next time I will choose another hotel.

The Ambassador in St Petersburg was a pleasant surprise. The room was lovely with a large bathroom and we even had our own sitting room. Breakfast was served upstairs and the offering was extensive enough to cater for all tastes. We spent some time in the bar on the ground floor and watching sport on the TV which was entertaining. We came to St Petersburg on a 3 day excursion from Helsinki. I would be happy to stay at the Hotel Ambassador again.

The Ambassador Hotel is well situated and walkable distance from city centre The rooms were clean - well kept and the staff was smiling and friendly Always helpful and the information give great! The breakfasts were awesome and the view amazing from there! Some might think it slightly overpriced - but i slept comfortable and enjoyed great internet as well If i have a choice - i will go back!

Hotel is quite old. Rooms are very old and also hotel. It looks like forgotten Hotel. Breakfast is poor. Personal is also not smiley. Specially in main gate security even they do not answer you when you say hi. They are thinking that they are working in prison. Anyway WiFi connection is nice. Cleaning progress is good. But nothing special.

This hotel is now my favourite hotel in St Petersburg. It is not a very expensive hotel compared to what you are receiving, The staff in the hotel are super nice, helpful and smiling. The breakfast is great ( so is the view from the breakfast restaurant ) Beds where comfy and rooms nice and clean.

my first time experience. and not the last, i believe rooms are nothing particular, but good location very good breakfast - excellent - selection, service and the restaurant itself swimming pool helped me to recover after a busy day, thanks!

This hotel is centrally located in St Petersburg. The reception staf was quite efficient, but lacking smile. Rooms are basic level, but batroom dark and airconditioning non existing. Luckily you can open the window - if you happen to find the key from the drawer. We had a buffet dinner at the top floor restaurant; hardly have seen so depressed presentation of food. Starters were mediocre level Russian salads, charcuteries and fis, but the main courses were below any standards; poor meat stew, basic pasta bolognese and well over cooked fish. The breakfast in the same restaurant was in both morning basic fairly good level.

Build approx. 10 years ago, this is a very modern and nice hotel. Minus for the carpets in the rooms and NOT being able to adjust the temperature. Really modern interior, good breakfast / lunch buffet restaurant (9th floor - with a VIEW), Helpful staff everywhere, making our stay really pleasant. High quality wifi, nice lobby bar and a souvenir shop in the lobby. Recommendable!

I stayed here as part of a tour group and the hotel is ideal for that. Breakfast buffet is outstanding in selection and variety including fresh fruit and excellent bread and pastries - the fresh omelette is a real treat. The rooms and bedding were of a very good standard and having water coolers on each floor was very practical. Concierge was most helpful in arranging tickets for us and bar staff were excellent. Seeing senior managers walking around very positive! I liked practical things - like having a cash machine and souvenir shop in the lobby. A hotel more for groups however than a single traveller as it's a good 10/15 minute walk to the Nevsky Prospect but some good restaurants nearby.

Location is fine for visiting the main sites - 10 minutes walk to the underground, twenty to the river Neva. The hotel presents well, is clean and functional, but breakfast is not well managed, leading to shortages of crockery and dishes at busy times. Worst for us was the high charges for use of the pool after 11.00am, which meant we did not use it later in the day, when we really wanted to. Challenging the guest relations manager, we were told it was to avoid it becoming a 'frog pond'! On the plus side the reception and concierge staff were excellent.

5-7 Rimsky-Korsakov Avenue St. Petersburg

Hotel highlights

  • Close to Kazan Cathedral
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Located in Admiralteyskiy, Ambassador Hotel is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Mariinsky Theatre and Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory. This 251-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an indoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. It's in central St. Petersburg and also close to Yusupov Palace and Kazan Cathedral.


Enjoy dining at Le Vernissage, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start your day off with buffet breakfast, available for a fee.


The 251 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, safes, and desks. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and satellite TV. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Video-game consoles are also included.

Property features

At Ambassador Hotel, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. You can take advantage of free offsite parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for RUB 2600 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

83.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 846 reviews