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The Ladoga is one of the smaller, more personal hotels in St. Petersburg. Built in 1964, it underwent reconstruction in the 1990s with the backing of a Hong-Kong/Russia joint venture. The hotel is located in the Okhta district of the city and is reasonably accessible by metro from the center. Before construction of the city itself, the area around the hotel was an inhabited village. The rooms are standard and clean. Next to the hotel is a grocery store which is a great place to purchase bottled water.
Located in the south of the city, the Hotel Mir is one of the city's cheaper accommodation options. The cheapest rooms come without shower, TV or telephone. The hotel is placed not far from Park Pobedy (Victory Park). Nearby lies the SKK sports and concert hall, host to figure skating and tennis competitions as well as a variety of exhibitions. The famous red-and-white Chesma Church is also right next to the hotel.
The Finnish-designed Hotel Pulkovskaya in the south of the city is located near the international and domestic airports. The hotel overlooks Victory Monument, a sobering site for visitors to Petersburg who choose to stay at this hotel. This is one of the major tour group hotels, and offers all the services of an international hotel. The rooms are not very spacious, but are reasonably comfortable.
The classy and elegant Skandinavia Country Club is located in the picturesque beach town of Sestroretsk, just a short distance from the shores of the Baltic Sea. This pretty hotel has been decorated and furnished in the style of a Russian country retreat. The ideal spot for a weekend getaway or a relaxing trip to the country, the Skandinavia has a wide range of leisure activities on offer. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool and a spa bath. There is also a fantastic spa with a range of treatments and massages on offer. Guests can choose between the hotels 2 restaurants, which serve a great selection of international cuisine alongside many Russian specialities. There is also a selection of fine wines to choose from. The Skandinavia Country Club is situated just 35km north of St. Petersburg.
'Matisov House' is one of the few independently run family hotels in St. Petersburg. The small and comfortable hotel is located in one of city's quieter regions, on the embankment of the small river Priazhki not too far from the Mariinskii Theatre. However, the nearest metro stops are far away, and guests have to rely on taxi or bus to get around.