The main advantage is that the hotel is situated in the very heart of the City but at the same time in a very quiet area, protected from the City noise.
All 16 rooms are equipped with individual air-conditioning and programmed keys. There is a safe-box and mini bar in every room, and room cleaning is done on daily basis. All rooms are designed with working area and have mild and comfortable colors. Guests are welcome to have free tea/coffee with cookies throughout the day.
The building was designed by Fyodor Lidval in the “Northern Modern” style with high Renaissance arches, balconies on the upper floors, restraint and refinement of decorative elements, respect for comfort, and an eye for natural lighting. Its charm and romanticism has always attracted people of art. Artists and poets, singers and ballet dancers, theatre stars, critics and businessmen have been among its tenants and guests. It’s worth to name writers A.Kuprin and A.Averchenko, poet and disciple of A.Akhmatova E.Rein, vice-governor of St. Petersburg M.Manevich, painter M. Shemyakin, singer E.Khil, known for appearing in “Trololo” video, P.Benyash, soviet era drama and theater critic and many others.
The Tolstoy House appears as a setting in several Russian films. Most of Igor Maslennikov's 1985 film Winter Cherries takes place in the Tolstoy House, in its yards, or near it. Maslennikov also used the Tolstoy House in his The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson series of television films to stand in for parts of Holmes's London.
The courtyard of the Tolstoy House has seen many celebrities throughout the times such as A.Akhmatova, S.Dovlatov, J.Brodsky, V.Gergiev, G.Tovstonogov, A.Raikin, A.Freindlikh., O.Basilashvili, A.Rozenbaum, etc. visiting their friends living nearby or just taking a walk.
Arkada Hotel Policies and conditions
Check in from 14:00
Check out before 12:00
Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. This hotel may pre-authorize your card details before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
- Reception: 24h
- No curfew.
- Pets are not allowed.
- Children under 3 years stay free of charge at existing bedding or in a baby cot (baby cot is free of charge, placed upon request)
- Extra bed for children over 3 years and adults costs Rub. 900 per night including breakfast.
-Early check-in is subject to availability and should be agreed before arrival. Early check-in before 09:00 – 50% of daily room rate, after 09:00 – 100% of daily room rate.
- Late check-out until 18:00 – 50% of daily room rate, after 18:00 – 100% of daily room rate.