Moscow never sleeps! Together with the announcement about opening of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, Canadian-based five-star hotel company introduces the plans for the opening of the second property in Russia in 2013 – Four Seasons Hotel Moscow.
The hotel in Moscow is located not far from the Kremlin, Bolshoi and Maly Theatres, GUM department store and other attractions, on 2, Okhotny ryad.
The hotel offers 175 rooms, including 36 suites, 1,405 square metres for business meetings, 14 spa treatment rooms as well as swimming pool. Opening late 2013.
About Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is a luxury hotel management company; it currently operates 90 hotels worldwide. The company was founded by Isadore Sharp in 1960. The first hotel was opened in 1961 in Canada. In 2007, Four Seasons was buyout by Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. Isadore Sharp retained a share and continued company’s operation.
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