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Belmond Grand Hotel Europe

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe



The Belmond Grand Hotel Europe is located in the heart of the city, and just off Nevsky Prospekt. The hotel's ideal central location ensures that significant attractions and businesses are only a short walk away.

Overview

The resort is a culinary landmark that features five full-service restaurants, including the city's leading gourmet dining venue and a 24-hour Lobby Bar. The hotel also offers a health club, spa, meeting rooms, upscale shopping boutiques, and a 24-hour business center.

Additionally, available services include a butler, business services, and a private box at the Mikhailovsky Theater. There is also 24-hour room service and complimentary wireless internet access.

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe offers all of the glamour of a classic palace, designated as a national and cultural landmark. Moreover, the building featured art nouveau touches and was completely renovated in 1991 to achieve the highest luxury standards. As a result, guests have access to luxurious and state-of-the-art facilities.

History

The Belmond Grand Hotel is a historic hotel with a story behind it. The property was opened in 1875 and is one of St. Petersburg's oldest hotels. Afterward, the resort closed from World War I until the Russian revolution. During that time, the government and the public used it for government offices and a hospital. Later, in 1991, the property reopened.

New Beginnings

This luxury hotel is a five-floor building that features Neo-Baroque designs and a terrace on the top floor. There is not much seating space in the lobby, but on the second-floor Mezzanine Café, there are tables and chairs and a Stephen Webster jewelry storefront window.

Also, there is a lounge with an exquisite design and an antique grand piano. Guests are primarily couples and business travelers, but families have also come to treat themselves. In addition, this classic hotel has welcomed both royalty and cultural luminaries, including Elton John, The Romanovs, Tchaikovsky, and Debussy.

Location

The property is across the street from Arts Square with its famous statue of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. The square was recently renovated and is home to the Russian Museum, featuring the most extensive Russian art collection globally.

Other famous sites nearby include the world-famous Hermitage Museum within a 20 minutes' walk, Summer Garden, and Pushkin Theater. There is also the Winter Palace, art square, Mikhailovsky Theater, and St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Style

The Grand Hotel d'Europe is a design by Italian architect Carlo Rossi. The gorgeous interior has an Art Nouveau refurbishment that Russian architect Fyodor Lidval carried out. Shortly after, French designer Leon Benois installed sweeping staircases and the stained-glass showpiece windows, making the hotel a heritage museum.

Rooms and Suites

The resort has a total of 266 luxurious guest rooms and suites. Amenities in all accommodations include wireless high-speed internet access and a satellite TV with several premium international channels. There is also a mini-bar, personal safe, a large work desk, and a marble bathroom with a heated towel rack in each.

Additionally, the historical rooms and historic suites feature a computer, kitchenette, separate sitting area, and sofa on the historic floor. Moreover, guests staying on the first floor have access to a private butler. Room upgrades also feature chandeliers, parquet floors, and wet bars in living rooms.

There are 14 different categories of rooms ranging from the Standard Deluxe to extravagant suites having their own themes. Moreover, the designs are traditional with antique furniture, ornate carpeting, and classic artwork. The bathrooms also feature separate showers and bathtubs or shower/tub combos.

Restaurants and Bars

The hotel features five world-class restaurants that offer exquisite fine dining experiences.

L'Europe

L'Europe is the main restaurant of the hotel and can accommodate up to 250 people. The menu features mouthwatering meals such as the beef Stroganoff, a meringue pavlova, and a signature Egg in Egg.

You can also order a dish of truffled scrambled eggs with toppings of beluga, salmon caviar, and osetra. Additionally, breakfast items include warm dishes, fruits, bread and pastries, tea, eggs, and cold cuts. Furthermore, the design of the restaurant features beautiful stained-glass windows and wooden balconies on the mezzanine level.

Azia

Azia is a more casual restaurant on the ground floor featuring pan-Asian cuisine. It also brings a tantalizing fusion of Asian cuisines, offering a tasty menu alongside tea-infused cocktails.

Caviar Bar

The caviar bar is located within Azia restaurant and serves mouth-watering caviar-topped blinis. It also offers 15 types of caviar, 12 Dom Pérignon vintages, 15 types of whiskey, and 35 vodka varieties.

Mezzanine Cafe

The café serves Russian afternoon tea, chocolates made in the local on-site factory, and cakes. It also serves cocktails and light Peruvian dishes.

Lobby Bar

The lobby bar is the most contemporary space in the hotel. Its design features red leather stools and chairs and an alabaster marble bar topped with black granite. Moreover, it opens 24 hours a day and serves breakfast and cocktails.

Spa and Wellness

A spa and wellness area is available and offers amenities such as a circular plunge pool and a sauna. In addition, the spa offers massages, body wraps, and thalassotherapy.

There is also a shopping arcade with a clothing store, a flower shop, and a pastry shop that sells chocolates. Besides, there is a beauty salon with nail and hair services. Moreover, a gym is available having cardio machines and weight equipment.

Kids

The resort also has children's amenities such as ice cream at the Mezzanine Café, mini robes, a teddy bear, and slippers. Moreover, children's menus at the restaurants are available, along with coloring books and a playroom.

Meeting Space

Belmond Europe has 10,785 square feet of meeting room space. In addition, there is the Kryscha Ballroom which holds up to 250 people. Additionally, the L'Europe Restaurant can also be used to hold events, accommodating up to 250 people. There is also room for wedding services and conferencing. Guests also have access to high-speed Wi-Fi.

Takeaway

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe is an over-the-top 5-star hotel among other luxury hotels in Saint Petersburg. Its rich history has drawn many travelers from all over the world. So do not hesitate to book your stay. The staff will be at your service 24 hours to cater to all your needs.

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Rooms and Suites at Belmond Grand Hotel Europe

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Dostoevsky Suite - Historic 1 Bedroom Suite ( 592ft2 - 732ft2 )

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Superior Room ( 248ft2 - 420ft2 )

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