We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hostel Life

Booking.comUS$22*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$54*
US$22*
Great Deal
US$49*
US$49*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Hostel Life
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 34: English reviews
Start your review of Hostel Life
 Click to rate
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Excellent location on Nevsky Prospect in St. Petersburg. Hostel staff very friendly, spoke English and had a single room off Nevsky Prospect. Somewhat scary stairway up to the top and antiquated elevator. There was no breakfast served and there was a washing machine however no dryer. St. Petersburg is a beautiful city, very safe, friendly people and the hostel very...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank goldauer33324
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I loved the hostel! Very nice location, I could go by walking from the train station to the hostel. It is located in the biggest avenue of the city, so you have everything around you. Rooms were nice, but a little bit messy. But no problem! I liked it a lot!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank luizadepaula_vs
Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I appreciate the style of Hostel Life. Not only with its central location, considerable prices, but also with the professional style of the staff, well organised bathroom-laundy-kitchen and room management, clean envıronment .

 Report
Helpful?
Thank yildizwithnodots
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Good location, clean rooms, bed sheets and towel but very, VERY poor, bad quality breakfast (it would be preferable if they didn't include it in their facilities).The staff was friendly and helpful but expect no warm water after 10pm if the hostel is overcrowded as it was during my stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ellie D
Karlstad, Sweden
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I stayed in St.Petersburg for one night and this hostel was great. I was in an 8 person room. The beds were great they did not squeak like most bunkbeds do which was such a bonus. It is in a great location for restaurants, shopping and only a 15 minute walk to the winter palace. The bathroom was very clean...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank h0llliem21
Ярославль, Россия
Reviewed 2 May 2015

everything was amazing. hostel is clean and cozy. working staff was very friendly. people that were staying at the hostel were nice. place is superb cause it's heart of Nevsky prospect. I reccomend it everybody :)

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Olga S
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 May 2015

One of the best hostel I have live in. cleane and very comfortable. locations is perfect, kitchen is well equipped, washrooms and laundry are very nice only need to keep washing powder for sell. Thanks for comfort Rajan Kumar Раджан Кумар

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rajan K
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Right on Nevsky Prospekt, you're kidding, right? How centrally located can you get? The entrance is around the corner from Nevsky Prospekt, so don't panic when it is not immediately apparent. The time I booked corresponded to a large student booking which resulted in my 4- bed dorm room not being available, so alas, they gave me a single room....

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Miriahm D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2014

St P is not cheap so finding affordable and central accommodation is quite hard. Hostel Life is good for this reason. It's not the best but for what you get (room, light breakfast, clean communal showers) and location, you can't really complain.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank NomadicBoys
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Caracter: when you arrive they say about a law that says that you should pay a type of "registration" in Russia.what they "forgot" to mention is that it is only obligatory when the tourist stay more than 7 days in the same city in Russia. Dishonest breakfast: tea, coffee, white bread, a horrible jam and a disgusting mush (which is...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Bionatalie

49 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (25)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these St. Petersburg hotels
Galakt Hotel
#152 of 336 in St. Petersburg
75 reviews
Vladimir
Taiga Hostel
Taiga Hostel
#10 of 1,583 in St. Petersburg
113 reviews
Nevskiy
Graffiti L Hostel
Graffiti L Hostel
#21 of 1,583 in St. Petersburg
159 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Nevskiy
Baby Lemonade Hostel
Baby Lemonade Hostel
#3 of 1,583 in St. Petersburg
235 reviews
Nevskiy
Cuba Hostel
Cuba Hostel
#6 of 1,583 in St. Petersburg
127 reviews
Vladimir
Hostel Wings
Hostel Wings
#7 of 1,583 in St. Petersburg
94 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOSTEL LIFE is a new cheap youth backpackers hostel in Saint-Petersburg. The hotel is located in the centre of the city at Nevsky prospect. We are glad to offer our dear guests comfortable accommodation at a reasonable price in our hostel in Petersburg.HOSTEL LIFE is designed for up-to-date people who care both about saving their money and living at the main street of the city.Having checked in our hostel in Saint Petersburg you will find yourself in the heart of the city and next to all famous palaces, parks, theatres, museums, art galleries, monuments, rivers, canals and drawbridges.All the nearby entertaining and transport infrastructure such as hundreds of fashionable boutiques and shops, bars with partying youth, restaurants, cinemas, concert halls, subway and railway stations will make your stay in Hostel life an unforgettable experience.HOSTEL LIFE is a cheap backpackers hostel of a new era. While designing and constructing it we used all modern hotel business technologies and materials of high quality. That’s why we guarantee our guests high standards of safety and security with European level of comfort. There are 22 rooms in HOSTEL LIFE. 68 guests can comfortably stay here. While decorating the rooms we used carpeting, ecologically safe paints and modern technologies.We took into account everything you could need here. There are comfortable rooms, a big living room with soft furniture, kitchen, internet zone with 4 computers, 24-hour reception service, and bathrooms with necessary equipment, washing machine, dishwasher, personal lockers, luggage room, safe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Life

Address: Nevskiy Ave., 47, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
Region: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Nevskiy , Vladimir
Price Range: RM43 - RM265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Life 2*
Number of rooms: 22
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Booking.com, HostelWorld, Priceline, Expedia, Cheap Tickets and TripOnline SA so you can book your Hostel Life reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hostel Life staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hostel Life staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“for regular guest must be good discount.”
907rajank, 1 May 2015 | Read review
“Not facing Nevsky Prospekt.”
MiriahmD, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If your room is on Nevetsky Prospekt, wear ear plugs!”
chicagoexile, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The 4 bed rooms are good value; enough privacy without overcrowding.”
Trav10176, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
4 of 4
Booking.com
US$22* /night
View Deal
Orbitz.comUS$49
TravelocityUS$49
PricelineUS$54
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates