Our first Soul Kitchen hostel was opened 3 years ago, and won the award of the best hostel in Russia in 2010, Soul Kitchen junior is our newest addition to the first one, it’s a youth hostel of a new breed providing our higher standard of accommodation in this beautiful city.
The owners of Soul Kitchen junior are passionate hosteliers who took their time to conceptualize and build the hostel from bottom-up. Their goals are to get together the privacy of a hotel with youth hostel social vibe as well as carefully decorated interior design.
Soul Kitchen junior hostel is ideally located in the most beautiful and central area of St Petersburg (near St Isaac’s cathedral) in 150 years old neo-baroc building, within a short walking distance to all major attractions and interesting spots of the city.
Our guests are welcome to relax in our spacious tv lounge, surf internet or read a book in the reading lounge and enjoy the fantastic river view from the balcony. Take advantage of our unique kitchen, equipped with everything needed to cook a good meal and with the authentic stove of 19th century that we’ve upgraded to the modern gas oven.
Our facilities include 4 shared and 10 private bathrooms, three common rooms (two lounge rooms and kitchen with dining area), deposit lockers for your huge backpack, free towels, linen, free coffee and tea all day, free wi-fi and even free international landline calls for 56 countries.
Queen-sized bunk beds are available for couples traveling together, or the traveller who likes a bigger bed. It \'s equipped with power sockets and reading light.
You can also charge your gadgets and accessories safely with power socket inside the individual lockers.
To help you to get around, we’ve got free maps, our staff will help you find activities for your interests, as well as recommend hidden treasures, we can also help you with booking your train ticket. After you check out you can leave your luggage with us for the day, free of charge.
Hope to see you soon…
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Safe Deposit Box
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
--- Credit cards accepted
--- Check-in 15.00
--- Check-out 12.00
--- Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 2 days prior arrival day, failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
--- Automatic no-show cancellation is after 9 p.m., if you arrive after 9 p.m.
please inform us in advance.
--- Maximum stay is 14 nights.
--- Kids under 2 years can stay for free (we provide a baby cot and a child chair).We have no age restriction for private rooms, but we don’t accept kids under 16 years old in dorm rooms.
IMPORTANT EXCHANGE RATE INFORMATION! Please note that the exchange rate of Russian Ruble is very unstable, we only charge in Rubles and cannot guarantee that on arrival the amount you spend in calculation to other currency will be same as mentioned on Hostelworld today. However, you can make payment in advance if you wish to use current exchange rate, just e-mail us then.
--- Group Bookings: Please, contact us directly for the group bookings. No group bookings can be made online. We accept maximum 8 persons by online booking. Please note that your booking may be cancelled if you make several separate bookings and the total number of the group will be more then 8.
--- Maximum stay is 14 nights.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Moskovskiy train station:
You'll find the entrance to 'Ploshad' Vosstaniya' metro just from the train station. You can buy metro tickets (tokens) in the ticket office. You'll see ticket offices when you enter metro station. One ride costs 35 Rub. Use metro to get to Sadovaya metro station (exit to Grivtsova lane). Then go straight by Grivtsova lane (in Russian it's пер. Гривцова) till you bump into Moika river (2nd river on your way). Our hostel is on your right. You’ll see our entrance under the the beautiful metal balcony. Press a single button and don't forget to mention that you're going to Soul Kitchen hostel if you are asked.
We strongly recommend to print this map or save a print screen on your mobile:
From 'Admiralteyskaya' metro station:
Turn right and walk till Moika river, then turn right again and cross the 'Red' bridge, after the bridge go again right along the river till building 62.
From the Airport:
Take a bus to 'Moskovskaya' metro station (blue line). Buses number 39, 39A, or 39A express run between the terminal and the metro station. Go to Sennaya Ploshad' metro station, when exiting the metro go to Grivtsova lane walk straight untill the end of the street (about 650 meters), on Moika embarkment turn right. You’ll see our entrance under the beautiful metal balcony. Press a single button and don't forget to mention that you're going to Soul Kitchen hostel if asked.
From Coach Station at Obvodny Canal
The coach station is near metro station Obvodny Kanal (purple line). You need to get to the station Admiralteyskaya (it's the straight line with no changes).
From 'Admiralteyskaya' metro station turn right and walk two blocks till Moika river, when you will face the river turn right and walk till 'Red' bridge. Cross the bridge and turn right, walk along the river till building 62, our entrance is under the first balcony (4th building after the bridge, left side of the river), press a single button and don't forget to mention that you're going to Soul Kitchen hostel if asked.
Please note that it's not allowed to park on Grivtsova lane (the cars are towed from there quite often). The best is to park on Moika embankment.
By Taxi :
Taxi fare from the airport is around 1000 RUB, if you go from Moskovskiy train station it's about 500 RUB.
BE AWARE of private taxi service - even if they say they are on a meter, don't use them because they will try to steal your money. Russian taxis don't use any meters - prices are fixed! If you use a taxi office inside the airport, discuss the price and take the receipt before starting your journey. Avoid offers of the taxi drivers even if they have the company badge with them. Best way is to book a taxi at least 2 days in advance by phone, online, or contacting us.
Excellently located in the heart of town, on the embankment of beautiful Moika river within walking distance to all major attractions, and interesting spots of St Petersburg, most of the rooms have a fantastic view to the river and St Isaac's square.