he city has nothing else like this elegant inn owned by a friendly couple. It is a member of Leading Hotels of the World, which is a testimony to how hard they work to please their international clientele.
The hotel is in a restored 19th-century merchant house and is named for its owner, Alexander Zhukov.
For some tourists, the hotel may seem a bit off kilter since it is a hefty walk to the Nevsky Prospekt or Hermitage, but others find it to be an ideal location away from the crowds. The a...