St Petersburg, the “Venice of the North”, is a wonderful vacation spot all year round with its world famous ballet, prestigious opera and extraordinary White Nights in the summer. In the heart lies the city’s most legendary hotel – Astoria, a Rocco Forte hotel since 1997. The listed venue has been St Petersburg’s landmark since 1912 and hosted many eminent guests from all over the world. Hotel Astoria is the ideal spot to start exploring St Petersburg. The world famous Hermitage Museum, the Mariinsky Theatre and St. Isaac’s Cathedral are only a few steps away from the hotel. City’s best boutiques and designer stores are located on the main shopping street – Nevsky Prospect. The restaurant “Astoria Café” offers fine Russian cuisine with a French twist. The city’s most elegant Afternoon Tea is served in the Hotel Astoria’s historic interiors of “Rotonda Lounge”. The “Lichfeld Bar” is the perfect spot for an ice cold vodka in seductive surroundings. Astoria spa offers round-the-clock gym, sauna and Turkish steam bath for the guests’ pleasure. Rocco Forte Hotel Astoria is a place with true Russian hospitality, where personal service is delivered with gracious ease and a local touch.
The Hotel Astoria’s 83 rooms and 86 spacious suites highlight the beauty and traditions of St Petersburg. All rooms and suites have been individually designed by Olga Polizzi. Contemporary elegance is blended with classic charm. Beds are draped in nest Volga Linen, Russian artworks and antiques and prints from the Mariinsky Theatre decorate the hotel. Guest can also enjoy a selection of Russian classical literature from Tolstoy and Pushkin to Dostoevsky and Chekhov.
Rates start at EUR 220 per room per night.
RECOMMENDATION & AWARDS
Hotel Astoria St. Petersburg has been mentioned in the ‘Top 100 Best Hotels of the World’ by Condé Nast Traveler in 2014.