Convenient and comfortable accommodation is a vitally important factor for the success of your training at Petrozavodsk State University.
Living with a host family has certain advantages. It facilities and expedites language learning while imparting knowledge of Russian customs and traditions. In addition, you will quickly learn what Russian hospitality means, and, in case you need any help, your host will always be there. You will live with a family selected by the university. You will have breakfast and dinner with them. When applying, give as much information about yourself as possible (interests, sports, dietary requirements, allergies, etc.).
The cost, excluding food, is 11,000 RUB per month. Including food, the cost in 16,000 RUB (with breakfasts only) per month and 21,000 RUB (with breakfasts and dinners) per month.
Dormitories lack the comfort of a luxurious hotel, but they have certain advantages. You will find it easier to adapt to new conditions in a dorm. Other students, your neighbors, are happy to help you any time you need. Additionally, costs are considerably lower than those in any hotel. You will have a study/bedroom in the dormitory shared by a roommate. Bathroom and toilet facilities are often shared. The cost varies from 1,000 - 4,000 RUB per month.
If you want to be more independent, you are free to choose a private flat, and we will help you select the best one. The International office of PetrSU is responsible for providing accommodation to international students of PetrSU. It can find you a single-room flat near the University with all facilities. Prices vary from around 15,000-17,000 RUB per month, depending on the district.
There are eight hotels and several hostels in downtown Petrozavodsk near the main building of PetrSU. Most are well-equipped and of good quality. The scale of hotel prices in Russia in general, excluding Moscow and St. Petersburg, is relatively low. Rooms are extremely inexpensive and normally do not exceed 1,500 RUB per day (in a hostel) or 3,000 RUB per day (in a hotel). As a rule, one can obtain a high-quality room (including a shower, toilet, telephone, and TV) for around 1,000 RUB per night. We can recommend several good hotels. The following chart shows hotels that are in close proximity, some within walking distance, to the university. The Hotel “Karelia” is located 25 km from the University outside of Petrozavodsk on the bank of a beautiful lake in the forest. All prices are current. Deluxe rooms contain double beds. Most hotels have eating facilities with different types of kitchens, bars, and saunas.
We need time to find accommodation for you so you should inform us 1 month before your arrival.
Hotel "Park Inn by Radisson"
Location: City center. The main railway station is adjacent to the hotel, approximately 50 meters away. This hotel offers superior quality, reliable safety and security standards, and friendly, personal service. The Park Inn by Radisson Petrozavodsk is an ideal accommodation in the capital city of the Republic of Karelia. Located in the heart of the city, this hotel offers easy vehicle access to all points of the city. Nearby attractions include the beautiful Onega Lake embankment, the National Theatre, and the Musical Theatre of Karelia. After a day of exploring or business meetings, travelers can relax in one of the 180 rooms and One Bedroom Suites and enjoy amenities such as free, high-speed, wireless Internet access. This hotel features delicious dining at the Paulaner Petrozavodsk Restaurant & Brewery and Coffee Shop, an on-site gym, and flexible meeting facilities.
Complete information about the hotel - www.parkinn.com/hotel-petrozavodsk
Location: City center, 700m from the railway station and 20km from the airport. Hotel “Severnaya” is situated in the business and cultural center of Petrozavodsk and has convenient transport avenues with all city districts. The railway station, river-boat station, the Aeroflot and Finnair offices, Russian drama and music theaters, the Onego Lake granite embankment, a number of shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants, and a stadium lie only a 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Additionally, there is taxi parking near the hotel. There are 189 rooms (329 beds) on three floors with no elevator. There is a toilet, hot water, a shower, radio, and TV in every room. At this hotel you will also find a delicious restaurant, a cozy bar/café, a guarded parking lot, a dentist consulting office, and currency exchange.
Complete information about the hotel - en.severnaya.info/hotel/
Location: City center, shore of Lake Onega, 2km from the railway station, 21 km from the airport. Hotel “Karelia” was built in 1978. It has 280 beds in single, double, or triple rooms on 10 floors with 2 elevators. Every room has a shower and toilet. Services include: a conference hall for 80 people, two restaurants, three bars, and a sauna. Car rental services and guarded car parking are provided. The nearest currency exchange can be found 300 meters from the hotel. A tourist center arranges sightseeing tours in Petrozavodsk and guided tours to Kizhi, Kivach, Kondopoga, Sheltozero, and Olonets. The Karelia restaurant is situated in the building of the tourist center.
Complete information about the hotel - www.karelia-hotel.ru/
For more information, please visit the web sites: http://www.ticrk.ru , http://english.vpetrozavodsk.ru/