Most arriving to Saint Petersburg people are looking for a comfortable and inexpensive hotel near the metro station. But if comfort and prestige are especially important for you, and the high cost of rooms does not bother you, then pay attention to the “Astoria” hotel.
Astoria is perhaps the most famous hotel in Saint Petersburg. The operator of the hotel is the “The Rocco Forte Collection” company, which owns a network of luxury hotels around the world. The hotel has a little over 200 rooms including five presidential suites. Hotel rooms are decorated in traditional Russian style design. There is SPA-center at the 7th floor of the hotel. Restaurant “Davidov” offers Russian and European cuisine dishes. All major city sights are located nearby.
In 2007, Forbes magazine published a ranking of the most romantic hotels in the world. The authors of the rating took into account the level of service, quality of bed linen, the range of services. “Astoria” hotel in St. Petersburg was only hotel in Russia mentioned in the list rated on 9th place.
Guests of the hotel have been many famous people: HG Wells, Alain Delon, Maya Plisetskaya, George Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Garry Kasparov. This is one of the few hotels for VIP guests in the city. The hotel is also good for honeymooners.
The hotel building was constructed in 1911-1912. Official opening of the hotel was held December 23, 1912. From the earliest days of the hotel “Astoria” has acquired a reputation as the most comfortable hotel of St. Petersburg and one of the best in Europe. Currently, there are many hotels Petersburg able to offer its guests the highest level of service. But the Astoria Hotel has its own, special place in the ranking.
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Address: St. Petersburg, Bolshaya Morskaya street 39.
The nearest metro station: Admiralteiskaya.
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