Polar Research - Arctic and Antarctic Perspectives
in the International Polar Year

July 8 - 11, 2008
St.Petersburg, Russia



To proceed with hotel room booking please use the  ON-LINE REGISTRATION SECTION

Deadlines for booking and pre-payment:

Guaranteed Hotel room booking - until May 15, 2008
Full payment - until June 01, 2008
Cancellation - not later than June 15, 2008. You can view acquainted Cancellation requirments here

Monomax PCO provide the accommodation for Conference participants in following hotels:

Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel **** prices
Oktiabrskaya Hotel, Main Block*** prices
Oktiabrskaya Hotel, Ligovsky Block***  prices
Moscow Hotel*** prices
Russ Hotel*** prices
Vyborgskaya Hotel** prices
Baltic House Hostel prices
Schevchenko Hostel prices

Prices are given in RUR, per one night, per one room.

Table 1. Hotels available from 03 July to 12 July 2008.

Hotel Comments Single room Double room Junior Suite Triple room
Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya - 6500 7200
(only two separate beds offer)
10000 -
Vyborgskaya Renovated 3550 3800    
Standard room with bath or shower 2600 3100 - -
Tourist class room, facilities on the floor 1700 2100 - -
Russ - 2800 4000 - -
Shevchenko Hostel Without breakfast 1700 1700 - -
Baltic House Renovated room with bathroom 3000 3000 - 3600
Tourist class room, facilities on the floor 1500 2000 - 2100

Table 2. Hotels available from 03 July to 12 July 2008 with the seasonal price change.

Hotel Comments Single room Double room Junior Suite Triple room
Moscow  Before 12.00, 10 July 6300 7800 - -
After 12.00, 10 July 4400 5750 - -
Oktiabrskaya, Ligovsky Block Before 12.00, 07 July 4200 5200 - -
After 12.00, 07 July 3600 4300 - -

Table 3. Hotels available from 07 July to 12 July 2008.

Hotel Comments Single room Double room Junior Suite Triple room
Oktiabrskaya, Main Block - 4200 5000 6300 -


Hotels Map

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Hotels description

Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel ****

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14, Korablestroiteley St.

Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel offers an impressive and comprehensive range of services including varied dining options, bars, a night-club, 24 hour room service and a fully-equipped recreation centre featuring swimming pool, saunas and massage rooms.

Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel offers you the best in security, convenience and a full range of services to make your stay in St.Petersburg secure, pleasant and easy.

Conveniently situated on the very edge of the Gulf of Finland, Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya is at distance 3 km from the main exhibition centre “Lenexpo” and within close proximity to the sights of major interests of St. Petersburg such as the State Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress, Mariinsky Theatre and many other.

All rooms are tastefully decorated and offer queen-sized beds or twin beds. Rooms offer all the facilities you would expect from a quality 4 star hotel: electronic key locks, private bathrooms with bath tub, shower and WC (in rooms for disabled persons – shower), telephones with international satellite connections, remote control TV with satellite and local channels, mini-bar or small refrigerator and hair dryers in suites. All suite rooms are also equipped with the personal safe deposit boxes.


Oktiabrskaya hotel ***

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10, Ligovsky pr.

The Oktiabrskaya Hotel is good for business traveller because it's conveniently located nearby Metro (Subway) station, close to the Moskovsky railway terminal and Pulkovo International Airport and just a few minutes walking from the Nevsky prospect. Over 500 comfortable rooms and suites of the Oktiabrskaya hotel are tastefully designed and accommodated. All rooms of the hotel were completely refurnished in 2001-2002 to meet the international standards of 3 star hotel. The Oktiabrskaya hotel offers its guests the best security, convenience and a full range of services to make your stay in St Petersburg pleasant and smooth. The affiliated branch of the Oktiabrskaya Hotel is called "Ligovsky" and it is located just opposite its main building.

The main building of the hotel ("Main" block). Each room has a completely renovated bathroom (with bathtub and shower), direct-dial telephone, TV (international and Russian satellite channels), fridge or mini-bar. Some of the hotel rooms give truly magnificent city views. Quiet and peace, comfortable furniture, cosy halls dispose to either fruitful work or good rest.

Ligovsky block - affiliated branch located on Ligovsky prospect opposite Moskovsky railway terminal. The rooms are the same as in the main building but with smaller area.


Hotel "Russ" ***

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1, Artilleriyskaya str.

The Hotel Russ is conveniently located in the heart of the city, in historical, cultural and business center of St Petersburg. 10-15 minutes walk will bring you to the main street – Nevsky Prospect. The building was constructed in 1932-33, renovated and entered into operating as a hotel in 1980. In 2002-2003 78 rooms were redecorated. There are modern furniture, direct phone, TV-set, private bathroom and fridge in each of these rooms. At client’s service there are different possibilities: you can use business-center; if you want to rest and taste delicious food - you can visit hotel’s restaurant, cafe or bar; if you are intend to improve your health – try real Russian sauna or consult a doctor right in the hotel. Besides that you might need a hairdresser or have a desire to buy souvenirs – all that you can do without leaving hotel.


Moscow Hotel ***

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2, Alexander Nevsky Sq.

Opposite Alexander Nevsky Lavra on the corner of the Nevsky Prospekt in view of the river Neva the modern and comfortable Hotel Moscow has taken its place.

The favourable location in the historical and architectural centre of the city close to the metro station "Alexsander Nevsky Square" is perfect for such type of hotels and gives the Hotel Moscow a solid advantage compared to other St.Petersburg hotels. The unique and unforgettable view of the city will remain in your memory forever.

Excellent service provides you with all the necessary support for your business. With comfortable cozy rooms, convention and leisure facilities, restaurants and bars the Hotel Moscow has every thing you need for a successful business trip.


Vyborgskaya Hotel **

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3, Torzhkovskaya str.

“Vyborgskaya” hotel was built in the 70-ies of the XXth century. It is a 5-storey building located on the North-West of Saint-Petersburg. Nearby are: Ushakov drawbridge, the place of duel of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin with a memorial obelisk, the Central Park, the main street of Petrograd district – Kamennostrovskiy prospect, and other typical for this city, fascinating streets with the majority of houses built in the art-nauvo style in the middle of XIXth beginning of XXth century.

The location is quite convenient: 3-minutes walk from the metro station “Chernaya rechka”, 3 metro stops from Nevsky prospect – the central street of Saint-Petersburg, 1 hour drive from “Pulkovo” airport.


Baltic House Hostel

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1, Nahimova str.

Comfortable homelike hostel, located in a 5-minute-distance from the metro station "Primorskaya",  just near the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. Every room is equipped with a TV set and a refrigerator.

Renovated rooms with bathrooms and standart rooms with facilities on the floor are available


Shevchenko Hostel

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25-1, Shevchenko street

The hostel is located in the downtown, on the Vasilievsky Island, not far away from the Finland Gulf embankment and Nevsky prospect. The closest metro stations are: "Primorskaya" and "Vasileostrovskaya".

Every room is equipped with: shower, WC, minikitchen with the refrigerator and electric hot plate, TV set.


Hostel does not provide the registration in the police department  for foreign citizens. The registration could be made by Monomax PCO. The procedure is obligatory, it takes 1 day and costs 200 RUR (payment should be made directly in a hostel to the Monomax representative). Your passport is required for the registration procedure. It will be returned as soon as the registration is done. Please take into the account that every person who enters Russian Federation MUST have a registration in the police department. Avoiding this procedure may cause problems with the police.

This rule is actual ONLY for Chevchenko Hostel. All other hotels and hostels deal with the registration in the police department by themselves.


Check-in – 15.00 for Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya, 14.00 for other hotels.

Early check-in is possible only in case of free rooms presence in a hotel. For 100% guaranteed early check-in, the whole sum for the previous day of staying a hotel should be paid.

“Place in double room” category

The option of booking a shared place in a double room (e.g. with twin beds) is available only if the room will be shared by someone for the same period of time. You may either choose with whom you wish to share, or leave it up to the organisers to find someone. In the first case, both of you must indicate the name of the other person in the comments box when you book your room.

If you wish the organisers to find a room partner for you, then after receiving the whole payment for hotel accommodation and finding a second person, we will send you the hotel confirmation letter with his/her name. If the organisers are unable to find a room partner for you for the same period they will try to find someone to share with you for part of the period for which you have booked. In that case they will offer you a single room for the part of the period for which there is nobody available to share with you, and you will be charged extra for the single room when you register. In the event that nobody is available to share with you for the entire period, you will be charged for a single room for the entire period.

The additional payment for a single room can be made in St. Petersburg during the registration.

Cancellation requirments

Cancellation of the Hotel Booking should be made in written form only and forwarded to the Conference Service Agency Monomax PCO by e-mail: osc2008@onlinereg.ru (when writing an email, please inform us of your login number that you got after the registration).

For cancellations received before June 15, 2008 the sum of payment will be refunded completely (minus banking costs)

In case of cancellation received after June 15, 2008 the cost of one night stay and the amount of banking costs will be charged out of the amount of your payment. The rest amount of payment will be reimbursed.

In case of cancellation received later than 3 days before the planned date of arrival, the cost of first three nights and the amount of banking costs will be charged out of the amount of your payment. The rest of payment will be reimbursed

All refunds will be made after the Conference.