Russia has a reputation for luxury, and elegant St. Petersburg is right up there with Moscow in terms of places to enjoy and embrace it. Many of the big global luxury brands have showcase properties here, including the Four Seasons’ Lion Palace and Kempinski’s Moika 22, but there are a slew of local properties too. The Trezzini Palace Hotel, Belmond Grand and State Hermitage all draw on Russian as well as European aesthetics to create grand, stately experiences, while the SO Sofitel showcases the current fervour for contemporary design and décor.
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