Ask the Concierge
What our concierge team doesn't know about St Petersburg isn't worth knowing. They're on-hand day and night for visa support, hotel know-how and will even help you track down the hardest-to-find tickets in town. If your query can't be answered here, you can contact the front desk on: +7 812 3802001 or e-mail: [email protected]
How far away is the airport from from the hotel?
Pulkovo Airport is 17km from Corinthia Hotel. In ideal traffic, it is around a 30-minute drive.
how do i get tickets to swan lake?
You can see the ballet at the Mikhailovsky Theatre or Mariinsky Theatre. Hotel guests can organise tickets and transfers directly through the concierge team by enquiring upon arrival or calling ahead on : +7 812 3802001.
how do i get to the hermitage museum?
The former winter residence of the Russian Tsars is the world's second biggest museum (after the Louvre). As there is so much to see we recommend booking an excursion: the Corinthia concierge team will arrange transfers, queue-free tickets and a guide who speaks your language, simply enquire at the front desk or call: +7 812 3802001.
Where should i go to try russian food?
The two most famous restaurants in St Petersburg are Palkin and Tsar. Palkin is within walking distance of the hotel at Nevsky Prospect 47, and is the oldest dining establishment in St Petersburg. Tsar is located on Sadovaya St. 12 and offers the chance to taste Russian gastronomic traditions.
can i buy fresh market food near the hotel?
The best quality food market is in Stockmann, a shopping mall situated at Nevsky Prospect 114 - 116.
what's the best way to see the rivers and canals?
St Petersburg has 539 bridges - to see the Venice of the North from the water, we recommend booking a boat tour to see as much a possible. To arrange, please enquire at the front desk upon arrival or call ahead on: +7 812 3802001.
can i print my boarding pass at the hotel?
Guests are welcome to use the Business Centre on the second floor, while Executive guests can use the printing facilities in the Executive Club Lounge. If you are in a hurry, the concierge desk will happily print your boarding pass for you.
what is the wi-fi password?
You don't need a password to access the Wi-Fi at Corinthia St Petersburg. Select "Corinthia Wi-Fi" then click "go online".
how do i call a room?
Simply dial the room number you wish to reach from your guest phone.
how do i obtain a visa to visit russia?
We can provide the support you need for your Visa application, more information here.
What are the key events during White Nights?
- "Stars of the White Nights"- a series of classical ballet, opera and orchestral performances at the Mariinsky Theatre directed by Valery Gergiev.
- The Scarlet Sails - the most famous public event during the White Nights, known in Russian as "Alye Parusa", to celebrate the end of school.
- Open-air performances by many Russian and foreign celebrities.
What are the best places for ballet, opera and genuine Russian Folk Shows?
The Mariinsky Theatre is the best place to enjoy world-renowned performances by leading opera, ballet and theatre stars. Other famous places for ballet and opera are the Mikhaylovsky Theatre and the Hermitage Theatre. The best Russian Folk Show is performed in the Nikolaevsky Palace.
are there any day trips within reach of St Petersburg?
Read our guide to the best day trips to take from St Petersburg
If you have some time to spare to get out of the city, follow our guide to the most impressive sights
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