Belmond Grand Hotel Europe

Situated in the heart of St. Petersburg on the main avenue of the city, the famous Nevsky Prospekt, the hotel's building is classified as a historical monument.

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With a Neo-Baroque façade and Art Nouveau interiors restored to former glory in the 1990s, the rooms and suites at Belmond Grand Hotel Europe include 17 terrace rooms on the top floor which have great views over the St. Petersburg skyline.

The hotel has a full range of restaurants, from the casual to the formal, offering Russian, French, Italian and Chinese cuisine. There is also a café and a 24-hour bar serving cocktails and crisp, cold vodkas.

Other facilities include a health club with a gym, sauna, plunge pool, massage room and a range of spa treatments. There is also a hair salon, a florist's and a selection of boutiques. The hotel is just a few minutes' walk from the Hermitage Museum and many of St. Petersburg's other cultural attractions.

Why we love it

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Everyone from Tchaikovsky to Elton John has stayed here, and during its long history the likes of Rasputin and Maxim Gorky have dined at the hotel.

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