A legendary symbol of elegance and comfort, the five-star deluxe Rocco Forte Astoria Hotel is situated in St Isaac's Square in the heart of St Petersburg, opposite to the beautiful St Isaac's Cathedral and within walking distance of the Hermitage Museum. First opened in 1912 as a part of the Rocco Forte Collection the extravagant Hotel Astoria reflects its location and history with a meticulously designed interior that creates an authentic Russian ambience complete with all the contemporary facilities that you would expect from a luxury hotel.
On the premises the visitors can find a gym equipped with the latest machines, a sophisticated sauna, a lavish indoor swimming pool, a full-service spa and wellness centre, meeting rooms and business centers with excellent conference and banqueting facilities.
Its 211 rooms and suites are carefully furnished with comfort and tranquility in mind. Contemporary facilities share a harmonious space with elegant decor, luxurious marble bathrooms and, in many rooms, breathtaking views over St Isaac Square. The hotel’s great location in the historic centre close to cultural sites, nightlife and shopping areas make it a real treasure for leisure travelers while business travelers will find all the working facilities for up to 450 people perfect for their venue.
The Imperial Russian cuisine is at its finest in the splendid Davidov Restaurant and bars and remains in the guests’ memory as a part of warm-hearted hospitality, exclusive dining traditions and unforgettable impressions.
Year renovated 2007.
Number of rooms 169.
Astoria Hotel's bedrooms and suites are comfortably furnished in the simple but elegant style that has now become synonymous with the Rocco Forte Collection brand. The rooms combine Russian ambience and Western decor and luxuries. All rooms have a lobby area. These comfortable rooms are tastefully designed and feature parquet flooring, Russian linen and fabrics. Among 211 guestrooms the visitors are offered standard queen and twin rooms, deluxe and deluxe queen rooms, superior and superior queen rooms, studio queen, junior suite king rooms, suite king, family rooms and luxury suites. Each room is air-conditioned and has an interactive satellite television, personal electronic safe, refreshment centre, and hair dryer. Telephones are located beside the bed, on the desk and in the bathroom. All phones are connected to a voicemail system, high speed internet connection. The white marble bathrooms have hand and power showers and are supplied with luxurious Italian toiletries, fluffy toweling robes and slippers. An armchair and a cocktail table by the window offer an ideal place to relax and read. The writing desk has computer and modem sockets within easy access. Executive rooms have views over St Isaac's Square, the Monument of Nicholas I or Mariinsky Theatre.
All children under the age of eight can stay free of charge when using existing beddings. Childcare facilities are available on request.
Authentic Russian cuisine is at its finest in Hotel Astoria's splendid restaurant, Davidov. Fashionable yet sophisticated, intimate yet friendly, Davidov Restaurant is Russian in every sense. Exciting flavors from home and abroad tantalize the senses with the company of a large selection of superior wines. The pride of the restaurant is an exquisite selection of chilled vodkas and the best Russian caviar. It serves buffet breakfast from 7am until 10.30am Monday to Friday and from 7.am until 11am Saturday and Sunday. Lunch and dinner time is from noon until midnight.
The cocktail hour in St Petersburg is a popular time to come to The Kandinsky Bar, one of the most stylish places to relax in the city, where you can enjoy an original cocktail and sample a wide selection of appetizers. There is also a comprehensive choice of spirits, exclusive whiskies and fine cigars. The bar is open 24 hours a day.
The Rotonda Lounge is at the heart of the hotel, where from 7am until 10am the continental breakfast is served and at all hours you will find light appetizers and drinks. The guests are also recommended to try Afternoon Tea, served every day from 3pm until 6.30pm, with The Chocolate fountain and blini cooked right before their eyes. Live music plays in The Kandinsky Bar and Rotonda Lounge from early until late at night.
You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs RUB 1750 per person per night.
The Astoria Hotel offers for visitors’ disposal excellent conference and banqueting facilities that can fit any occasion. Conference and banqueting suites range from small intimate Shaliapin meeting room to Ballroom and famous Winter Garden hall with their mirrors, columns and crystal chandeliers that can be joined to welcome a reception for 450 quests or seated function for 350 people. All meeting rooms are equipped with fax/printer/photocopy/scanner technologies and high speed internet access. Whatever the requirements, the professional hotel team will be happy to help you plan a tailor-made event to remember. The guests are welcome to use conference facilities that include Conference Hall (amphitheatre) for 205 guests equipped with simultaneous translation system for four languages and five smaller meeting rooms.
The Astoria Spa provides a sophisticated and relaxing retreat with a sauna, steam and four treatment rooms offering beauty treatments massages. The hotel gym is open 24 hours a day and is equipped with the latest machines for both aerobic and anaerobic exercise.
Appointments for treatments are taken from 10am with the last treatment to finish no later than 9pm.
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