Pulkovo airport (LED) launched its first and only capsule Aerosleep hotel located in the airport’s building. Though it’s highly hardly possible you’re stuck at Pulkovo, and even if you are the city is just 30 minutes away, that’s a nice option in case you need an hour rest between flights.
Information on prices has been updated in June 2019.
The Aerosleep capsule hotel is in the first (or second in Russian terms) floor of the airport beside the Puro Gusto coffee shop. You’ll have no problem in finding it as the airport is not that large.
Totally, 13 pods are available resembling the design of fantastic spaceships (see the photos).
Each cell contains a king-size bed (160 x 200 cm) to accommodate two adults and one kid. Guests are provided with one-use bed-linen, pillows and blankets. Pods are equipped with a mirror, safe, TV, occasional table, alarm clock, USB port, 220V socket, entertainment center and free Wi-Fi. A specially designed ventilation system, fire suppression gauges and fire extinguishers make a stay both comfortable and secured.
It’s recommended you take handy-sized luggage with you in, while big bags and coffins should be kept at storage room. Shower and toilets are shared.
Price for one room right now is 200 rubles (nearly $3) per hour from 10.00 till 22.00, and 400 rubles per hour from 22.00 till 10.00.
If you happen to have a long layover, there are seven hotels near Pulkovo airport, including Park Inn and Hilton, with some of them being just less than 100 meters from the airport’s exit or within a 10-minute ride by taxi.
P.S. Private transfer is the best option in case you travel with children or friends and you have a lot of luggage. Book it online in advance and choose a car class you need. KiwiTaxi provides 11 car classes from Economy for 4 passengers to Minibus for 19 passengers. If you are traveling with children you can order a child seat or booster. The driver will meet you with the nameplate upon arrival of your flight. He will help you with the luggage and drop you off the hotel with comfort.
Photo credit: Pulkovo Airport