The Astoria's neighbor got a total makeover in 2003, courtesy of Olga Polizzi, sister of Sir Rocco Forte and designer of his divine grands. That's because Sir...more
St. Petersburg's luxury hotels often feel like extensions of the palaces you come here to visit—the more gold plating and brocade, the better. But...more
This echt palace from the czarist era opened its doors in mid-2003 as a luxe hotel, having already established a following among the moneyed and reckless with...more
The advantage of staying in a hotel built in 2003 in this city is that everything works—from broadband and Wi-Fi to satellite TV and AC. The drawback is...more
The landmark 1824 edifice, with a neoclassical facade and an Art Nouveau interior, reopened as a hotel in 1991 with patchy results, but since early 2005 it's...more
The top hotel in town is part of Sir Rocco Forte's collection (sisters include Hotel de Russie in Rome and the Angleterre here in St. Petersburg) and couldn't...more
This mid-19th-century neoclassical building (with much newer additions), on the Moika riverbank opposite the Winter Palace, received a soup-to-nuts renovation...more
The overhauled Taleon Imperial is so plush, so imperial, that you'll feel like a czar in the Winter Palace (just down the block) while traipsing through its...more
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