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Dear friends and our guests! If you want to find some place to stay in St. Petersburg and enjoy good conditions and reasonable prices, then SV Hostel welcomes you.

Our hostel is the one that keeps the traditions of the City. The tradition of welcoming guests, keeping everything in apple pie order, having a keen interest in cultural life and, last but not the least, the traditional reverence and knowledge of the history of the city.

Therefore, we have come up with this name for our hostel which will become a starting point in your wanderings around St Petersburg.

Brief historic flashback

In the 19th century it was decided to build the Warsaw Railway Station at 118 Obvodny Canal Embankment. The first building of the Warsaw station was completed in 1851-1853. The first section of the new railway was opened on November 13th, 1853. The long-distance line connected Petersburg with Gatchina. The railway station was getting bigger and better with each passing year until World War II broke out. During the war the station was partially destroyed. In the post-war time the building was restored and two adjacent squares were nicely arranged.

In 2001, the station building housed the Rail Transport Museum and in 2003-2006 the building underwent another reconstruction as designed by Giovanni Bartoli. Warsaw Express mall was opened here.

Following the opening of the mall, Waiting Room nightclub was started in the former Warsaw Railway Station, thus preserving the continuity of style and names.

It didn't take us long to come up with the name for our hostel –SV Hostel. SV means a first-class sleeping coach and we offer comparable comforts. Therefore our logo and a peculiar design of our website.


Our hostel is very conveniently located. Within walking distance (30 meters) you may find Warsaw Express Shopping and Entertainment Mall and the Railway Museum next to it. There is Church of the Resurrection nearby. Warsaw Express Mall includes a movie theatre, a bowling alley, an ice rink, a fitness club. Here you can also have a snack at McDonald's, Coffee House and other eateries.

Parking won't be a problem since close at hand there is a parking lot with 1 000 spaces. And if you are travelling car-free, you'll be near Baltiyskaya and Frunzenskaya metro stations and the public transport stop. And the Baltic Railway Station is within easy reach (5 minutes' walk).

While staying at our place, you'll be comfortable and at ease. Experience the comforts of the passenger travelling by a first-class sleeping-coach in SV Hostel!