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Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg

  • 1 Voznesensky Prospekt, 190000 St. Petersburg, Russia

    July 2013

    Richard Raab
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 183

  • Guest Rooms: 157
  • Suites: 26

Number of Stories: 5

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  • Auguste de Montferrand (original)
  • Reardon Smith Architects (current restoration and conversion)

Interior Designer(s):

  • Cheryl Rowley Design
  • Spin Design Studio (restaurants)


  • Built in 1820 as an apartment house for the city's elite
  • Entrance is flanked by twin lions mentioned in Alexander Pushkin’s 1833 poem, The Bronze Horseman


  • Just two blocks from the Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum, at the crossroads of Voznesensky Prospekt facing Alexandrovsky Garden and St. Isaac’s Square, home to the famous St. Isaac’s Cathedral, designed by the same architect
Luceo Spa

Opening Date: 2013

Number of Treatment Rooms: 8

Design Aesthetic: Sumptuous four-level spa within original courtyard

Special Facilities: Russian-style saunas; relaxation pool under a sunlit dome

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Spa Director: Wdson Brum


Executive Sous Chef: Denis Prokhorov

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Restaurant: Percorso

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Indoor Seating: 109

Restaurant: Sintoho

  • Cuisine: Japanese-style featuring sushi and northern Asian cuisine
  • Indoor Seating: 50

Restaurant: The Tea Lounge

  • Cuisine: Breakfast, afternoon tea and Russian specialties

Lounge: Xander Bar

  • Indoor Seating: 60


  • Number of Pools: 1
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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 785 square metres (8450 square feet)

Largest Ballroom: Montferrand Ballroom

Breakout Spaces: 7

Meet and Feed Capacity: 350

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Banquet Capacity: 216