Hotels in Russia
It bucks the Moscow trend of bigger-is-better, and it’s a bit off the well-trod tourist track—and that’s exactly why this boutique hotel is such a welcome find.
Real presidents stay in the Presidential Suite at the National—Moscow’s most vaunted historic hotel, set just across the street from the Kremlin.
Discreet and distinguished, this little-advertised hotel exudes serenity in the heart of a city on a 24-hour coffee buzz.
Distinct among Moscow’s top hotels for its sleek modernity, the Ararat is epitomized by its glass-topped penthouse lounge—where power brokers and visiting European celebrities gather for breakfast mocha or evening vodka, along with spectacular views over the Kremlin’s star-peaked towers.
Elegant interiors (parquet floors; white marble bathrooms), opposite St. Isaac’s Cathedral and within walking distance of the Russian Museum.
Room to Book: Request a room looking out on St. Isaac's Cathedral.
Doubles From $1,050.
Spend the night in one of the 60 new suites at the Taleon Imperial Hotel, a favorite of Russian high rollers.