Rocco Forte’s Astoria in St Petersburg culminates major renovation with Tsar Suite
Rocco Forte’s Hotel Astoria in St Petersburg (Russia) has revealed its new Tsar Suite in celebration of the hotel’s 100th anniversary this year. Marking the culmination of the Hotel Astoria’s multi-million dollar refurbishment⎯⎯including the addition of 50 junior suites. Located on the sixth floor, the suite has a fully stocked library, a kitchen, bar area, and a dining room, as well as a marble bathroom and a gym with a dedicated treatment area. The lavish Tsar Suite measures 234 sq m/ 2518 sq ft and is situated on the sixth floor of the hotel and offers amazing view onto St Isaac’s square and Cathedral.
Returned from President Putin’s Konstantinovsky Palace, the Tsar Suite’s antique pieces date back to 1912 and include gold lamps, candelabras, small decorative accessories, and red and gold striped armchairs and sofas. The dining room features a free-flowing light hanging over the table and gray and white wallpaper by Min Hogg.
As part of the hotel’s refurbishment program, Hotel Astoria’s restaurant and bar areas. The new Astoria Café, formerly Davidov Restaurant – has a modern Russian feel and features images from various Mariinsky performances. The new Lichfield Bar pays homage to its namesake, British photographer Lord Patrick Lichfield, with black and white images of nude models on the Moscow underground.