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Author Boutique Hotel is located only a 2-minute walk of Nevsky Prospekt, 3 minutes from the Fontanka River and 5 minutes from the Vladimirsky Cathedral. Dostoevskaya and Vladimirskaya Metro Stations are a 3-minute walk away. The hotel features stylish, well-appointed interiors, fitted with a mini-bar, flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box, a private bathroom and air conditioning. Free WiFi is provided in hotel rooms and common areas. Enjoy Russian specialties at F.M. Dostoevsky. Food and drinks can be also delivered to the room. The property also provides concierge services.The Russian Museum and Kazan Cathedral are a 15-minute walk from Author Boutique Hotel. Moskovsky Train Station is a 15-minute walk away, and Pulkovo International Airport is 6.2 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Saint Petersburg, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

FREE parking!

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Anna
    Egypt Egypt
    location is great, stuff is very friendly, very fast service. definitely would like to back
  • Erik
    Sweden Sweden
    The staff was very professional. They were happy to see to our needs and provided service quickly. The room was great and we were very pleasantly surprised. Clean, big and well designed. The pillow menu was a good bonus.
  • Andrei
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    -excellent staff, Super helpful and pleasant to talk -Great location easy reach to most beautiful places -Great style of antique Petersburg hotels -Great breakfast however the more diverse could be more diverse

Hotel area info

Amenities of Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel)
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian

House rules

Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel) takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
7 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
RUB 750 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
RUB 2,100 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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Official invoices (for tax/billing purposes) are available at this property for business travelers.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that visa support for foreigners is provided free of charge. In case of cancellation, 1500 RUB will be charged.

Please note when booking 4 rooms and more that different booking procedures and cancellation policies may apply.

Please note that when booking at nonrefundable rate a credit card used for booking and payment must be presented at check-in. If booking for a third party, you should contact the property directly to arrange billing to guest.

The property offers a 10% discount at the restaurant.

Please note that for children 6 years and younger breakfast is available free of charge.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel)

  • The prices at Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel) may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel) is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel) include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Single
    • Suite
    • Studio

  • Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel) offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Author Boutique Hotel (ex Golden Garden Boutique Hotel) is 1.3 miles from the center of Saint Petersburg. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.