The 5 Deluxe is the flagship of the Rocco Forte Collection in Russia. This hotel is perfectly located opposite St.Isaacs Cathedral whose golden dome is visible throughout the city. The worldfamous Hermitage museum is only a short walk away. It is not without reason that St.Petersburg is known as the Venice of the North stuccoed and gilded baroque buildings form the backdrop to a network of rivers and canals navigable during summer months and picturesquely frozen solid during winter. This luxurious hotel encapsulates all that is best about this historic city. All 211 spacious airconditioned rooms offer builtin wardrobe and writing desk satellite tv electronic safe refreshment centre and hairdryer. Italianstyle marble bathrooms offer power showers and personal toiletries fluffy bathrobes and slippers. The hotels famous restaurant Davidov serves tsarist Imperial Russian cuisine combining the best of Russian cuisine with modern elements of course with the best selection of chilled vodkas and the best Russian caviar in town. Hotel Astoria rightly deserves its reputation as St.Petersburgs finest hotel. Guests should note that a registration fee is payable per person upon check in.