St Petersburg is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It is well-known for its most prominent historical structures. The city has a large number of memorials, monuments and museums. St Petersburg has its own label, but the city is a highly expensive place in comparison with other cities. Hotels charge a high rate, but there are numerous apartments for rent offered by St Petersburg rental agencies at reasonable cost. The tourists can even get 20% discount on rental charges if they visit the city in winter. The profitable offer remains almost all the year round except during New Year and in white nights period. The apartments are located in posh areas and the tourists can easily get the benefit of public transport to go from one end of the city to the other. The markets and shopping malls are also nearby for the tourists to have easy access to bars and night clubs. The historic sites are nearby these apartments. Apartment rental companies also offer room service like hotels if a visitor looks for it. They also arrange for household services including attendance by the maids at reasonable charges.
For a contended staying in the city, the apartments for rent in St Petersburg are provided with all the provisions generally needed by people. Sofa set, television, cupboard, double bed, kitchen with fridge, microwave oven, washing machine and dining room with dining table and chairs are normal provisions in these apartments. A number of apartments have heated bathrooms with jacuzzi bath. Normally, folding sofas for extra people are also a common feature. A class of such apartments has additional conveniences of music system, intercom and access to the internet.
Deluxe hotels, of course, provide ultimate luxury to the tourists. The same can be said about the luxury rental apartments. The tourists will get speedy internet accessibility, TV and music systems, a large kitchen equipped with modern electrical and electronic gadgets, and a bathroom with heated floor, jacuzzi and sauna. There is a separate dining space in all the apartments with a spacious dining table and four or six chairs. Luxury apartments always have stylish interiors often with author's design.
The apartments for rent in St Petersburg are well equipped to offer the comforts of lavish staying just as one would expect in the hotels. Yet, in the apartments, the tourists can enjoy more seclusion. These apartments are somewhat like staying at home even in this distant place away from home. Hotels are too cumbersome place to meet the guests in the common public areas like lobby. If one wants to have a private meeting in the room or the suite, one would have to seek formal permission from the hotel authorities. It is not so in case of rental apartments. Guests are free to come and go as liked. For an extra bed the charge demanded by the hotels is minimum 30 dollars. There isn't any such extra charge levied for the guests in the apartments.