The Grand Hotel Europe is a historical, cultural, and culinary landmark, playing an important role in the life of St. Petersburg for over 130 years. The hotel’s famous patrons include Tchaikovsky (who spent his honeymoon), George Bernard Shaw (who dined with Maxim Gorky), Dostoevsky, and Strauss. The hotel is positioned on Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg’s main thoroughfare and home to many famous sights, the majority of the city’s shopping and nightlife, as well as its most expensive properties. The hotel offers 301 sumptuously appointed guestrooms and suites that would please the Tzar himself. Old world charm and elegance resonate throughout this hotel, with its impressive period architecture and excellent hospitality staff. Facilities include five very well respected restaurants featuring different cuisines and the Caviar Bar specializing in authentic Russian delicacies.