Where to stay around Saint Petersburg?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 840 holiday lettings near Saint Petersburg. From 810 apartments to 14 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint Petersburg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Petersburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Petersburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Catherine Palace and Park in Tsarskoye Selo: 735 holiday lettings
  • Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment: 834 holiday lettings
  • Russian Admiralty: 834 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Soviet Arcade Games: 835 holiday lettings
  • Saint Petersburg State University: 835 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Petersburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 810 apartments in Saint Petersburg. Our other popular types of Saint Petersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in St. Petersburg, Russia Your Home Away From Home

    The busy former capital city of St. Petersburg is situated in the north-western part of Russia, close to the Baltic Sea. A St. Petersburg holiday appeals to many types of travellers, in particular those who want to learn all about the traditions, history and culture of the Russian people throughout the centuries. A St. Petersburg holiday rental apartment will not only provide some spectacular, memorable views of this famous city, it will provide all of the comforts and amenities you need to ensure that your trip goes without a hitch until you return home.

    Things to Do on Holiday in St. Petersburg, Russia

    In terms of outdoor pursuits, a St. Petersburg holiday is limited to the likes of swimming, cycling and walking. Visitors will find that there is an abundance of great attractions to be seen in the city and it is unlikely that you will fit them all in during your stay! Some of the attractions not to be missed on a St. Petersburg holiday include Peter I’s wooden cabin, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the National Pushkin Museum and the world renowned Hermitage Museum.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in St. Petersburg, Russia

    If you can find the time and energy to leave your St. Petersburg holiday rental apartment for the day, then it is worth taking the journey to the town of Vyborg. The town is a beautiful place to visit as it is surrounded by water and looks like a perfect citadel floating in the middle of the Karelian Isthmus. One of the most prominent landmarks in the town is Vyborg Castle, which was actually built by the Swedish during the late 13th century. It is also worth visiting the Mon Repos when in Vyborg. This is a 19th century manor house set in beautiful landscaped gardens which covers a massive 440 acres.

    Weather in St. Petersburg, Russia

    On top of being able to appreciate a fabulous holiday rental apartment you can expect to enjoy some wonderful weather whilst on your trip. The hottest months of the year to have a St. Petersburg holiday are generally July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a pleasing 18°C. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop dramatically to anywhere between -6° and 3°C. The annual rainfall amount for the city is 24 inches.

    Travel to St. Petersburg, Russia Travellers on a St. Petersburg holiday are likely to start their fantastic adventure by arriving at St. Petersburg Airport (LED) which is located on the outskirts of the city. Amongst the airlines offering frequent, cheap flights to the city are BMI, Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Berlin and KLM. Passengers can leave the UK from numerous airports such as East Midlands (EMA), Liverpool (LPL), Aberdeen (ABZ), Southampton(SOU) and Manchester (MAN).

    Activities and attractions in St. Petersburg

    Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes St. Petersburg a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Alexander Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Leningradskiy Zoopark (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • St. Petersburg Canals (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Masters of Arts Necropolis (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Divo Ostrov (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Upper Garden (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in St. Petersburg

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in St. Petersburg. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Summer Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Peterhof Palace and Garden (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
    • Alexander Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Rostral Columns (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • St. Michael's Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Fontanka River Embankment (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)