Elena Kuryleva
Elena Kuryleva

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The historical Nikolsky Market, which opened in 1789 and is dominated by a large rectangular market hall in the same style as the famous Gostinny Dvor, is undergoing a complete redevelopment into a multifunctional complex comprising commercial premises and space dedicated to shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafés – and mid-range hotel properties to be operated under global brands such as Holiday Inn Express and Meininger. The 3-star Hotel Meininger Nikolsky will open on May 28 featuring 158 guest rooms, a restaurant for 200 guests, lobby bar, lounge and game zone, while 12th of June will see the opening of the 4-star Hotel Holiday Inn Express with 244 rooms, the Express Café & Restaurant for 120 guests and a meeting and seminar room. The two new hotels are located right in the centre of the city close to the Nikolsky Cathedral and the Mariinsky Theatre. Via Hansa & Borealis welcomes these two modern new hotels situated in the former Nikolsky Market hall and recommend them for FITs and group travellers in need of affordable, centrally located 3-star and 4-star accommodation. For more information, please contact the Via Hansa & Borealis office in St. Petersburg.