Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, the first five-star hotel in the country, is a historical building, dating from 1824, and has a preserved neo-classical facade designed by the Italian architect, Rossi and original art nouveau interiors. The hotel is situated in the heart of St. Petersburg and is within walking distance of the Palace Square and Hermitage Museum. It is also conveniently located next to the Russian Museum, the Philharmonic Society and the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2015 award as one of top hotels in Russia
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2014 award as one of top hotels in Russia
Wedding Awards 2013 – Grand Hotel Europe has been voted “The Best Wedding Venue in Russia”
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 for being voted one of the Top 5 Hotels in Eastern Europe
T+L 500 2013, Travel + Leisure’s annual list of the 500 greatest hotels and resorts in the world for the sixth time.
My Planet Travel Awards 2011 – Best Hotel in Russia and CIS
Award of Excellence 2008, 2009, 2010 by Wine Spectator, America’s foremost wine publication
WTA 2009 – World’s Best Luxury Hotel by the World Travel Awards
Best Hotel in Russia and CIS in 2011 by My Planet Travel Awards
Best Top Luxury Hotel in Russia by TripAdvisor
The Best Old Fashioned Hotel by ehotelier.com
T+L 500 2009, Travel + Leisure’s annual list of the 500 greatest hotels and resorts in the world for the fifth time
Grand Prix of Best Hotel in Europe 2008, by the Jury of Prix Villegiature
Forbes Traveler 400, 2008/2009 edition of the list of the world’s finest hotels
One of the world’s 100 best hotels in 2008, by Sunday Times Travel Magazine
Best hotel in Russia in 2008 by Afisha World magazine.
Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2007, annual list of 700 World’s Best Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
Number 34 among 50 Best Hotels in the World by Institutional Investor 2005
T+L, Among 20 best business hotels in Europe
Five Star Diamond Award by The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
T+L 500, Travel + Leisure’s annual list of the 500 greatest hotels and resorts in the world for the fourth consecutive year.
Best Hotel in St Petersburg by Institutional Investor
XXI International Award for Tourism and Catering for one of the Finest Hotels in the World
Egon Ronay Guide Award for the Best Hotel in Eastern Europe
Best Russian Hotel in Moscow and St. Petersburg by TTG Russia