Hospitality Design
This Site Web | Advanced Search
Hospitality Design Home Hotel Industry News Green Hotel Design Hotel Furniture and Products buyers' guide Hotel Design Projects Hotel Interior Design Events Photo Gallery buyers' guide
Industry News


Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace Set to Reopen in St. Petersburg, Russia

Mar 13, 2013


The Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace will reopen in St. Petersburg, Russia this summer following renovations by Los Angeles based-designer Cheryl Rowley and London-based ReardonSmith Architects.

                            

The centuries-old Lion Palace immortalized in Alexander Pushkin's 1833 poem “The Bronze Horseman” is guarded by the pair of stone lions and began as an apartment house for the city's elite. Princess Cleopatra Lobanova-Rostovskaya, wife of Tsar Alexander's close associate Prince Alexey Lobanov-Rostovsky, was one of the famous occupants of the building. For much of the 20th century, occupation by various inhabitants including a hostel, school, and state offices caused significant damage to the palace and are now ameliorated by recent renovations.

                                               

Thanks to the building’s triangular design, the hotel architecture features unique floorplans for many of its 177 rooms. High ceilings, period details, and views of St. Petersburg are also included. Four restaurants and bars, as well as several event spaces, are among the amenities. Opening later this year, a full-service spa will spread over four floors within the building's original courtyard and offer six treatment rooms, Russian-style saunas, a fitness center, and a relaxation pool under a sunlit dome.





    hdexpotab1
hdtalks: the interviews

Two of Grupo Habita's partners, Moises Micha and Carlos Courturier, discuss heir partnership and their management style. View the video.

 

MORE  

 
Produced by: Emerald Expositions
Nielsen      Contract Design | Hospitality Design | K+BB | DDI



Hospitality Design is the leading interior design industry publication and established web resource in the business. Providing comprehensive reporting on hotel industry
news and exclusive coverage of the latest ecological-friendly green hotels and bar designs, HD Magazine keeps you updated on the latest hotel trends in technology
and innovative interior design ideas. From recent hotel renovations and openings to award-winning luxury hotels and hotel construction projects, HD Magazine
keeps you informed on news that matters most to your hospitality business.

Hospitality Design Magazine | Hotel Industry News | Green Hotel Design  | Hotel Furniture and Products | Hotel and Bar Design Projects | Hospitality Design Events 
 | Hospitality Design Newsletter | About Hospitality Design | Hospitality Design Magazine Advertising | Hotel Design Opportunities 
| Contact Us | Site Map | RSS 
hdexpo2 hdboutique2 summit