Guarded by two marble lions at the doorway, the enduring Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg sits within the walls of a 19th-century royal palace within the fantastically preserved imperial city of St. Petersburg. Celebrated globally for its fascinating history and ornate design, Russia’s cultural capital recently became a fair additionally enticing destination for GCC travellers because of the introduction of a convenient new online eVisa method.
Launched at the start of October, the St. Petersburg eVisa portal allows citizens from Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia to get pleasure from the advantage of quick and easy online visa applications. Travellers merely complete the online form, upload a photograph, and can complete the entire process in just a few clicks. Applications will be created at intervals 20 days of travelling, and up to four days before arrival. The visa is valid for stays of up to eight days in St Petersburg and the close Leningrad Region.
Reflecting on the launch of the service, Felix Murillo, GM of Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg commented: “The introduction of the eVisa portal offers a brand new level of convenience for international travellers, creating it easier than ever for GCC citizens to arrange a trip to our wonderful city. Our caretaker team takes great pleasure in highlighting St. Petersburg’s historical and cultural traveller attractions, and can be happy to arrange something our guests may require to turn every trip into an unforgettable experience. We look forward to welcoming visitors from the Middle East to our beautiful Hotel to share cherished moments and create memories that will last a lifetime.”
Relive an age of grandeur
Originally constructed in the early 19th century for Prince Alexander Yakovlevich Lobanov-Rostovsky, the storied Hotel provides the perfect base for discerning travellers who wish to explore this magical city in style. The iconic Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg is located in the upmarket Admiralteysky district, where the opulent stylings of imperial Russia are alive and well.
Since initial opening its doors to guests in 2013, the property has claimed its place among Russia’s most sought-after addresses and offers a dream luxury accommodation experience across 183 stylish rooms, including 26 sumptuously decorated suites. With high ceilings, ornate details and terraces overlooking some of the city’s most famous landmarks, each accommodation allows guests to experience a unique glimpse into the lives of Russian royalty.
Escape to an enchanting world of glamour
Perhaps the most stunning of the Hotel’s accommodations is the one-of-a-kind Lobanov Presidential Suite, where guests can gather by the living-room fireplace for a night of intimate conversation, host an al fresco dinner party on the expansive private terrace with stunning views of the Admiralty building and the surrounding park, or retreat to the grand master bedroom for a quiet and cosy evening. Adding to the air of opulence, the marble-clad master bathroom is decorated with 12 types of marble and includes a deep-soaking bath tub with a separate rain shower, a large vanity with two sinks and a built-in LCD-screen television with speakers.
The Hotel’s Noble floor, which encompasses the Presidential Suite and 12 other rooms and suites with direct access from the grand staircase, can be privatised for a more comfortable stay. Guests who are planning an extended family gathering can take advantage of the Hotel’s special offer and enjoy a complimentary fourth night for every three nights booked in a suite.
These area unit simply many samples of the exciting excursions and distinctive experiences that expects guests at Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg. Visitors travelling to this incredible destination can take advantage of a variety of convenient connections that are available from Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. This easy access, coupled with the new eVisa portal, means that there’s never been a better time to arrange a family holiday or weekend getaway in historic St. Petersburg.