The only hotel in St.Peterburg to be housed in a former palace, the Teleon Imperial Hotel, at the corner of Nevsky Prospect and the Moika River Embankment, is within walking distance of the Hermitage, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the Church of Our Savior of the Spilled Blood.
It has been expanded and renovated to preserve the historic heritage of the building, which has hosted noted figures, including Catherine the Great and Napoleon's notorious lover, Margue-rite-Josephine Wiemer. Today, the hotel bridges past and present, blending Russian opulence with state-of-the-art amenities. The rooftop spa features a swimming pool and breathtaking views.
The signature restaurant serves formal Russian cuisine, including several types of caviar and an extensive vodka menu.Taleon Imperial Hotel is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World and Virtuoso. In year 2011 the Conde Nast Traveler Magazine named the Teleon Imperial Hotel among 100 best hotels in the world.