Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg – Russia invites guests to live within a magnificent 19th-century royal palace. Completed in 1820 as a residence for Princess Lobanova-Rostovskaya, the palace is the work of architect Auguste de Montferrand (who also designed the neighbouring St. Isaac’s Cathedral), assisted by Italian sculptor Paolo Triscorni. With classical white columns against Imperial-yellow walls, this stately building has been popularly known as the “House with the Lions”, in honour of the two white-marble lions guarding its main entrance.

This St. Petersburg landmark is depicted in period paintings and works of literature, including Alexander Pushkin’s famous 1833 poem, “The Bronze Horseman.”Immediately positioned among Russia’s finest hotels, Four Seasons provides the dream St. Petersburg luxury accommodation experience: living like Russian royalty in an authentic 19th-century palace.

Heritage hotel interiors, including the main stairway, vestibule and entry hall, have all been painstakingly restored to their original 1820 beauty. Newly appointed luxury hotel areas reflect Imperial Russian style, while feeling fresh, light and contemporary. With St. Petersburg’s most spacious five-star accommodations, Four Seasons offers 177 luxury hotel guest rooms, including 26 suites. Views to the north showcase Alexandrovksy Garden and the Admiralty building, and to the south, highlight St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St. Isaac’s Square and the statue of Czar Nicholas I. Accommodations on the newly added fifth floor open to rooftop terraces – many with priceless cathedral views. Ensuring all guests feel as pampered as royalty, Four Seasons provides state-of-the-art comfort and attentive, intuitive care – whether you are visiting St. Petersburg for leisure or business.


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Immediately positioned among Russia’s finest hotels, Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg provides luxury accommodations like no other.

Light, airy and welcoming, the 183 guest rooms, including 26 elegant suites, are the most spacious in St. Petersburg. They feature inviting elements such as high ceilings, large windows and full marble bathrooms.

Enjoy iconic St. Petersburg views: the Alexandrovsky Garden and the Admiralty building to the north, and St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St. Isaac’s Square and the statue of Tsar Nicholas I to the south. Rooms on the fifth floor offer personal terraces with sweeping cathedral views.

There are seven special suites – Lobanov Presidential Suite and three Noble Suites on the first floor feature very high ceilings and residential atmosphere with the views to Alexandrovsky Garden and St Isaac’s Cathedral. Three Palace Suites are located on the third floor and feature bright natural colors and airy, spacious accommodations.


Discover a world of delicious international and regional cuisine, all nestled within this sumptuous 19th-century royal palace. Relax with premium tea and light fare at the Tea Lounge, flooded with natural light in an airy atrium setting, or toast the evening with classic and innovative cocktails and spirits at the inviting Xander Bar. Sample modern Japanese delights at the chic Sintoho restaurant, and try contemporary Italian dishes at Percorso, known for its excellent wine cellar.

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Named for Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong, Sintoho offers contemporary Japanese fare coupled with northern Asian influences.


Contemporary and welcoming, Percorso features delectable modern Italian cuisine, a superb wine cellar, a private dining room and an open kitchen.

The Tea Lounge

Savour house favourites that include premium loose-leaf teas, fish and steak from the lava-stone grill and freshly baked pastries.

Xander Bar

Relax in the inviting atmosphere of Xander Bar. Sip fine champagne by the double-sided fireplace and sample an enticing selection of classic and modern zakuski (appetizers).

In-Room Dining

Experience fine dining from the comfort and convenience of your guest room or suite. Exceptional Four Seasons cuisine is available around the clock – ideal for busy travellers or those seeking a private meal.


After busy days of sightseeing and exploring in the city, visit Luceo Spa for an international spa experience unrivalled in St. Petersburg. Constructed within a triangular courtyard of the original Lion Palace, this four-level luxury spa in St. Petersburg offers superior skincare and massage therapies. Expert manicures and pedicures are also available, and eight spa treatment rooms include a deluxe couples’ suite with a private lounge.


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