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One-of-a-Kind Romantic Hotels in St Petersburg from $95

The Russian port city of St Petersburg is renowned for its majestic Soviet-era and Baroque-style architecture, but it also boasts a range of romantic activities. Relaxed brunches with Russian cheese pancakes lead to scenic cruises along the Neva River and spectacular ballets and operas at the historic Mariinsky Theatre.

St Petersburg’s romantic side also extends to its picturesque hotels, where you’ll discover personalised touches to help fan the flames. With more than 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve whipped out the champagne and strawberries and found the most romantic hotels in St Petersburg for your next couple’s getaway.

Majestic Boutique Hotel Deluxe

Majestic Boutique Hotel Deluxe restaurant
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Nestled in the heart of St Petersburg, the 4-star Majestic Boutique Hotel Deluxe features luxurious rooms, particularly the Superior Spa Double Room with antique lounges, a rain shower and an infra-red sauna. Couples can also upgrade to the Exclusive Suite Spa Majestic Double for an additional two-person Jacuzzi.

You’re spoilt by the on-site dining options, including Russian and European cuisine in the chandeliered Majestic Hall and velvet seating and cocktails at the Lobby Bar. You also have access to an on-site brewery at Gastropub Brasserie de Metropole, a spacious fitness centre and a sumptuous breakfast buffet.

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Secluded accommodation in the Apartment with a balcony and living room.
  • Sweet treats on site at Pastry and Confectionery Metropol.
  • About five minutes’ walk from enthralling performances at Alexandrinsky Theatre.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 144 – USD 347
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: Ulitsa Sadovaya 22, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Galunov Hotel

Galunov Hotel
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Perfectly blending classical and country-style features, Galunov Hotel creates an intimate atmosphere with its antique furnishings and natural finishes. The cosy breakfast restaurant has a fireplace and serves eggs, sausages, salads, sweets and juices.

Couples will appreciate the comfortable king-size bed in the Superior Double Room, which also boasts Italian cosmetics, underfloor heating, a mini fridge, black-out curtains and bathrobes. Alternatively, upgrade to the Family Suite for more floorspace and lounge seating. Just outside you’ll find a range of enticing attractions, including Muzey Voyennogo Kostyuma, Galeria Shopping Mall and the historic Pamyatnik Legendarnoy Prolotke landmark. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here

  • Bathrobes and slippers in all the rooms.
  • Music can be turned on in the bedrooms and bathrooms.
  • About 20 minutes’ walk from the Neva River.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 115 – USD 198
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: Degtyarnaya ulitsa 1, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge

Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge
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HotelsCombined visitors rave about the expansive swimming pool at Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge, which is encircled by sun loungers and has a central water feature with showers. You can also relax in the saunas, book a treatment at THANN Day Spa or practise your swing at the city’s first indoor golf club.

Indulge in delectable Spanish cuisine at Sevilla or opt for a light meal at the Garden Cafe. Once your stomach has been satisfied, retreat to your Junior Suite with its own Jacuzzi, kitchen, bathrobes and separate living room. You can also upgrade to a Suite for apartment-level floorspace, including a dining table and multiple sofas.

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Affordability and comfort in the Solo King with a “tropical shower” and bathrobes.
  • Unique and romantic pitch-black dining at Dans Le Noir.
  • Surrounded by attractions, such as the Kunstkamera ethnography museum.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 215 – USD 330
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: V.O. Birzhevoi Pereulok 2–4 (Vasily Island), Vasileostrovsky District, St Petersburg, Russia

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe bedroom
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Few buildings stand out quite as much as the storied Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, which dates back more than 140 years. The hotel is surrounded by some of St Petersburg’s main cultural attractions, including the Mikhailovsky Theatre and Matryoshka Museum. The rooms offer king-size beds and writing desks, while the opulent suites promise memorable extras, such as marble bathrooms, kitchenettes and four-poster beds.

On-site dining takes you on a gastronomic journey, from Russia’s oldest continually-serving restaurant, L’Europe, to Asian-fusion cuisine at AZIA. Guests also have access to exclusive tours and experiences around the city, including a private box at Mikhailovsky Theatre, boat tours and a caviar masterclass. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here

  • Cold top-shelf vodka and caviar served atop blinis at Caviar Bar and Restaurant.
  • The sauna, grand piano, lounge bar and library in the Imperial Suite.
  • Surrounded by prominent retailers at the Passage shopping mall.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 266 – USD 4,868
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: Nevsky Prospekt, Mikhailovskaya Ulitsa 1/7, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Hotel Indigo St Petersburg – Tchaikovskogo

Hotel Indigo St Petersburg – Tchaikovskogo
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Hotel Indigo St Petersburg – Tchaikovskogo transports you back in time with its centuries-old architecture and the fascinating cultural heritage adorning its interior. The bespoke guest rooms have neoclassical architecture, along with detailed artwork, heavenly beds and modern bathrooms.

You’ll find a range of on-site facilities, including a fully-equipped business centre and a health and fitness area with saunas and an indoor swimming pool. Visit the concierge for recommendations on romantic restaurants and activities around the city or simply wander to the water-encircled Summer Garden for a peaceful stroll. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Historic hotel with modern comforts.
  • The on-site Wellness Studio with a gym, pool and saunas.
  • Across the road from the popular Georgian restaurant, Tbilisiti.

Star Rating: 4.5*
Price: USD 158 – USD 271
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: 17 Tchaikovskogo Ulitsa, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Rossi Boutique Hotel & Spa

Rossi Boutique Hotel & Spa
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The riverside Rossi Boutique Hotel & Spa is housed within a restored landmark building, combining historic Russian architecture with modern finishes. The on-site spa, A2SPA, is particularly indulgent with its customisable and traditional massages, tea service and fitness room. Don’t forget to dine on the delectable Asian, Japanese and European cuisine at Fiolet Restaurant, which has a terrace in summer.

Couples on a budget can book the Deluxe Room with a glass-enclosed bathroom and Lomonosov Square views or upgrade to the Luxury Suite for a fireplace, stained-glass windows and antique furnishings. The palatial Presidential Suite stands out with its full kitchen, river vistas, balcony and baby grand piano. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Affordable accommodation in the chandeliered Standard Room.
  • The anti-ageing treatments and indoor pool at the spa.
  • About 450 metres from the Alexandrinsky Theatre.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 157 – USD 303
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: Fontanka Embankment 55, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Aston Hotel St Petersburg

Aston Hotel St Petersburg
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The 4-star Aston Hotel St Petersburg is beloved by HotelsCombined visitors for its prime location near Saint Petersburg Lensovet Theatre and the Fontanka River. The budget-friendly hotel offers a variety of complimentary services, including a daily breakfast, tea time, hypoallergenic pillows and baby cribs. You can also pay for a late checkout or transfer services.

The contemporary rooms come in Standard, Comfort, Superior and Deluxe options. The first three tiers come with work desks and shower baths, while the Superior also has a balcony. Upgrade to the Deluxe for what equates to a junior suite with lounge seating. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here

  • Affordable and comfortable accommodation near the city centre.
  • Scrambled eggs, French croissants and juices served at the breakfast buffet.
  • A short walk from bars and restaurants, such as Vinnyy Shkaf and Geography.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 99 – USD 168
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: Vladimirskiy Avenue 5, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Trezzini Palace Hotel

Trezzini Palace Hotel
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Housed in an 18th-century building, Trezzini Palace Hotel exudes 5-star luxury with its all-suite accommodation featuring antique furnishings, marble finishes and chandeliers. The River Junior Suite has a sprawling lounge and views of the Neva River, while certain River Premier Suites add private furnished terraces.

Maria Carlotta, a restaurant named after the wife of Domenico Trezzini, serves sumptuous Russian and European cuisine, along with cocktails, beer and wine. Feeling stressed? Retreat to the on-site oasis of Crystal Spa & Lounge, which offers rejuvenating treatments. You can also book scenic helicopter flights and boat rentals through the hotel.

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Numerous services, including limo rentals and luxury car transfers.
  • Antique furnishings and modern appliances to create comfort and romance.
  • Handmade Belgian chocolate served in the restaurant.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 269 – USD 2,355
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: University Embankment 21, Vasileostrovsky District, St Petersburg, Russia

Arkadia Hotel

Arkadia Hotel
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The central Arkadia Hotel offers easy access to enthralling attractions and restaurants nearby while keeping you close to the Moyka River. The on-site spa will keep you inside a little longer than expected with its lounge seating and Greek-style bath. You can also indulge in gourmet local cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant.

The Junior Suite caters to couples with its cosy bedding, lounge seating, mini bar and LCD TV, while the Junior Suite Superior adds on the luxury of an entrance hall and dining area. Don’t forget to explore the streets outside, which reveal delightful surprises, such as the cute Mickey & Monkeys restaurant and 19th-century Mariinsky Palace. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Central and stylish accommodation near popular attractions.
  • Has a sauna and a swimming pool.
  • Housed in a storied building with a rich history.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 150 – USD 321
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Moika River Embankment 58A, Admiralteysky District, St Petersburg, Russia

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St Petersburg

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St Petersburg
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The opulent Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St Petersburg overlooks the sprawling park, Aleksandrovskiy Sad. You’ll pass two marble lions on your way inside a former 19th-century palace, evoking the grandeur of imperial Russia. The sun-dappled Aqua Zone is ideal for a quick dip, while the day spa offers signature treatments.

The entry-level Four Seasons Room features French casement windows overlooking architectural landmarks. Upgrade to a room with a private terrace or splurge on the Admiralty One-Bedroom Suite, which has a king-size bed, marble bathroom and a separate living room. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Specialty spa packages for men and women.
  • The living-room fireplace, private terrace and palatial bedroom in the Lobanov Presidential Suite.
  • Has a fleet of BMW limousines.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 590 – USD 9,031
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: 1 Voznesensky Prospekt, Admiralteysky District, St Petersburg, Russia

Nashotel

NasHOTEL
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Budget-savvy couples who don’t mind staying slightly outside of the city centre can find excellent value for money at Nashotel. The on-site restaurant, La Botanique, serves delectable courses for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the bicycle rentals are great for exploring the neighbourhood and accessing the city centre.

Keep your travel budget tight by booking the Standard Double, which includes a work desk, mini bar, LCD TV and bathrobes. The Executive rooms offer views over the city rooftops from French balconies, while the Studio has a queen-size bed, panoramic views of Vasilievsky Island and lounge seating. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Breakfast is included with every room.
  • Convenient airport transfer services.
  • Expertly cooked local fare for dinner in the restaurant.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 95 – USD 157
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 50 11-ya Liniya Vasilievsky Ostrov, Vasileostrovsky District, St Petersburg, Russia

Akyan St-Petersburg

Akyan St-Petersburg bedroom
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Akyan St-Petersburg is a 20th-century mansion that stands out with its pink facade, but the unique Art Nouveau-style architecture is just the beginning. The building enchants you almost instantly with a lobby adorned with leather couches, artwork and a marble fireplace. Venture into the restaurant to dine on a buffet breakfast surrounded by exposed-brick walls.

Save money by booking the Economy Double Room with a queen-size bed and courtyard views or go for the Deluxe Room with a chandeliered bedroom and private Jacuzzi. You can also splurge on the Executive Suite to enjoy authentic Art Nouveau decor, antique furnishings and a rain shower.

Why Couples Love Staying Here

  • A historically rich hotel with authentic decor and furnishings in certain rooms.
  • Professional and friendly guides at the concierge desk.
  • A central hotel near numerous restaurants, including Auroville Cafe and Restaurant Bruxelles.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 117 – USD 477
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Ulitsa Vosstaniya 19, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel

The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel
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Part of the State Hermitage Museum, The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel is perfect for couples who love being immersed in history and art. The rooms, suites and residences reflect old-world traditions with antique furnishings, but also boast state-of-the-art technology. The two-storey Hermitage Suite is an excellent choice with its Italian and Greek marble, private bar and a king-size bed.

Choose from imperial Russian cuisine at Catherine the Great Restaurant or authentic Italian fare at Michelangelo Restaurant. You can also unwind with a drink and appetisers in the Lobby Bar or visit Mon Plaisir Spa to relax in the Jacuzzi, Finnish sauna or hammam. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • You can rent the spa area for two hours of private relaxation.
  • Jewellery shops located in the first-floor lobby.
  • The marble fireplace, private terrace and grand imperial furnishings in the Presidential Suite.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 240 – USD 2,202
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: Pravdy Street 10, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Kamerdiner Hotel

Kamerdiner Hotel
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Nestled in St Petersburg’s historic centre, Kamerdiner Hotel has attracted numerous writers, musicians and poets over the years. The cosy rooms are ideal for couples on a tight budget, including the Double Deluxe with a fridge, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. All of the rooms also include a complimentary continental breakfast.

Feeling peckish? You can request chocolate, ice cream and tea and coffee at any time. The reception can also help you organise tickets to theatres and museums. You’ll discover a variety of shopping and dining options in the surrounding streets, including Sportfayter and the Ukranian restaurant, Puzata Hata. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Renowned for hosting artists and writers.
  • One of the most affordable and central hotels in St Petersburg.
  • A short walk from the park, Nekrasovskiy Sad.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 103 – USD 168
Guest Rating: 10
Address: Ozernyi lane, h. 6, Tsentralny District, St Petersburg, Russia

Alexander House Hotel St Petersburg

Alexander House Hotel St Petersburg bedroom
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Alexander House Hotel St Petersburg offers boutique accommodation reflecting the luxury and style of London, Paris and Venice. The main restaurant, La Familia, pairs Russian and European cuisine with a crackling fireplace, while the gardened terrace opens during summer.

The Deluxe Rooms are perfect for couples seeking romance thanks to their Kryukov Canal outlook, complimentary breakfast and unique decor capturing the magic of some of the world’s most mesmerising cities. You can also stay in the Apartment for your own living room with an arched window overlooking the canal and cathedrals. 

Why Couples Love Staying Here 

  • Cosy and boutique accommodations with one-of-a-kind furnishings.
  • A quiet and peaceful location along Kryukov Canal.
  • The quaint restaurant with a fireplace for winter and a terrace for summer.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 151 – USD 161
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: Kryukov Canal Embankment 27, Admiralteysky District, St Petersburg, Russia

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Find Romance on Your St Petersburg Holiday

Romance is never far away while visiting St Petersburg, where you can treat your partner to boutique and luxurious hotels. While the city streets reveal theatrical performances, interesting museums and river cruises, these top romantic hotels will make you linger inside a little longer with their day spas, gourmet restaurants and pampering suites.

Where do you want to take your partner in St Petersburg? Let us know in the comments below.

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Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
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