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Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg

Griboyedova Canal, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We all graduated from St. Petersburg State University. We all have been working as guides and interpreters for the best tour companies and providing private tours in St. Petersburg for none less than 10 years, and we all love our city and enjoy our work a lot. At the same time we are very good friends, so we joined together in order to provide you with the best possible guided tours of St. Petersburg and its fabulous sights and museums.
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Griboyedova Canal, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Russia in July 2017 (but I see I forgot to post a review). We were very please with the service Natalie provided when we were customizing our two day tour and the notices about delayed customs before we arrived. We were a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Best Guides St. Petersburg specifically because they offer tours tailored for small children, and they definitely didn't disappoint! Booking the tour was very straightforward; email communication with Andrey was professional and prompt. We booked a three day tour with Best Guides; the children's...More

2  Thank eahennings
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Eahennings! Thank you so much for this review! It really made me happy! We all worked at our child friendly tours very seriously and now I'm just happy you like the result. All these tours are our "no how". We started these tours for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had a two-day tour of St Petersburg with Svetlana. The tour was organised by Best Tour Guides using some suggestions of where we wanted to go but basically using their agenda. It was a perfect combination. They organised a driver using his van,...More

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ruthieferguson, Thank you so much for such a review! I'm very proud to get it. And.... I'm just happy! Thank you! We all did our best to organize your time in St. Petersburg and I'm just happy you appreciated the result :) All the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are very thankful that Natasha responded to our email straight away and devised an itinerary that was tailor made to my ballet preferences. Our tour guide, Maria Levina, was excellent, and gave us not only the historical perspective of each place;...More

2  Thank Nina A
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nina A, thank you so much for this review! Thank you for the god words about your manager Natasha and your guide Maria. I'm very proud to have both of them in our team. All the best and hope one day you will return...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am an experienced traveler for over the world. In some places we did find some good guides. Last March 2018 me and my wife planned a trip to Russia (Moscow and St Petersburg) . In the trip to Moscow we had Mrs Elena as...More

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pedrodionisio, thank you so much! It's a great pleasure to get such a review but it's a double pleasure when you know it was written by a very experienced traveler. Both your guides Elena in Moscow and Anna in St. Petersburg are my very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent weekend in St. Petersburg made all the better by our lovely guide Inna. Prior to visiting Russia, we liaised with Natasha to create a personal tour. This even included taking us back to the airport for our return flight home. Everything ran like clock...More

2  Thank Stuart P
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Stuart and Vicki thank you for this reviw. Thank you for the good words about our company and especially about Inna. We all love her so much! She is a person everyone like :) I'm very happy to have her in our team. All...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6, with 3 siblings and their partners. This is a well organised tour guide company. Natasha responded to all my requests and kept me informed of any changes eg Faberge museum was closing so another day was arranged. Our guide,...More

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bayhicks, thank you so much for taking time to write this review. Thank you for the good words about our company. I'm so happy you liked your correspondence manage Natasha and your guide Elena. It's a great pleasure for me. Special thanks for mentioning...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We booked a private tour with Best Guides to see Saint Petersburg and the palaces in Pushkin. Both tours were great. Everything was well organised and Svetlana had lots of knowledge to share with us. Would highly recommend!

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Alexandra S! Thank you for the review and for recomendations! I'm very pleased you like Svetlana. She is one of my most favorite guides! All the best! Masha

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emjj23
13 March 2018|
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Thank you for the interest in our tours! This forum doesn't allow me to send mail address. Please Google for the Best Guides, St. Petersburg. You will find our website and on the page contacts you will see our mail... More
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Jean B
8 March 2018|
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Hi Jean B! Yes, we have a folklore evening. It includes Folk Show in the Nicholas Palace (the best Folk show in our city) and - in case you booked a mini group tour - brief complementary tour "Charm of the white nights" More... More
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Karl A
29 July 2017|
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Dear Karl A! First of all sorry for such a situation. To check your tour and the reason you haven't got the confirmation I need to know the following info: 1. For what name the tour was booked? 2. What are the dates of your... More
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