Rezidor’s new Russian flagship property has officially opened its doors to the public, in a ceremony presided over by the capital’s mayor.
Rezidor first announced plans to transform the Hotel Ukraina in June last year, as previously reported on Business Traveller (see online news June 29). At the time Rezidor had anticipated work to be complete by December 1, a date that was pushed back until April this year.
The Hotel Ukraina was one of the cities “Seven Sisters” skyscrapers, and now reopens following an extensive three-year facelift. The Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow now has 506 guest rooms and suites, plus 38 serviced apartments.
Not much has changed with regards to hotel facilities since the announcement last year. The hotel in its finished state has five restaurants, a karaoke bar and for the more adventurous, several “snow-white yacht restaurants”.
Leisure facilities include a 3,500sqm health and fitness centre, a 50m heated swimming pool and spa/massage rooms. For meetings and events, there are two conference or banqueting halls totaling 420sqm, with enough space for 350 standing guests or 150 seated.
The Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow is located in the centre of Moscow, within walking distance of the House of Government of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
For more information visit rezidor.com.
Report by Andrew Gough