The Metropol Hotel Moscow was opened in 1905 as a part of the grandiose project of Savva Mamontov. The project united the hotel with exhibition halls, restaurants and a theatre into one big complex in the center of Moscow. Such famous artists as K. Korovin, M. Vroubel, V. Polenov together with the engineer S. Chokolov and the architect L. Kekushev worked at the project. A legend says that Sergey Esenin spoke about his love to Isadora Dunkan in the central restaurant of the Metropol Hotel Moscow. It was here that M. Rostropovich met G. Vishnevskaya scenes for American "Doctor Jivago" were filmed the fashion designer V. Udashkin demonstrated his first collection.
After the reconstruction that was finished in 1991, the Metropol Hotel Moscow was claimed a hotel of the highest category and became the first hotel in Moscow working in accordance with the international service standards. In September 1999 the Metropol Hotel Moscow was honored the annual prize in tourism.
Located in the centre of Moscow within three minutes` walk from the Red Square and the Kremlin, within 45` minutes, drive from the airport (35 km) and 15 minutes` drive from the Leningradsky Railway Station.
365 guest rooms, including 76 suites. 6 floors. The "Metropol" is rightfully proud of its luxurious guest suites. With the best will in the world one cannot find any two alike among them. Their appointments and layout are different. The furniture of the early 20th century and bric-a-brac give individuality to each room. All rooms are equipped as follows:
- Bath and shower
- TV set: satellite TV, cable channels
- Telephone with an answering device
- Socket for modem plugging in (modem letout as an alternative)
- Central air-conditioning
- Dressing-gown and slippers
- Free newspaper
Metropol reastaurant - Russian and European cuisine - 150 seats,located on the first floor.
Evropejsky reastaurant - Russian and European cuisine - 80 seats,located on the first floor.
Boyarsky reastaurant - Old Russian cuisine and that of the gentry - 60 seats,located on the fourth floor.
Shalyapin bar - 30 seats. Located on the first floor.
Confectioner cafe - 30 seats Located on the first floor.
Deposit safe-box at the reception
Foreign currency exchange
Avia and railway desk