The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in Saint-Petersburg has confirmed the 5-star category according to the State Classification System
The highest level and the quality of the Hermitage Hotel have been confirmed by the classification system of the Russian Federation. On the 4th of December the head of the tourism development committee of Saint-Petersburg Inna Shalyto bestowed the Classification certificate in the category 5-star to the Hermitage Hotel.
At the present time the expert hotel evaluation is of voluntary nature but the State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel considered it’s necessary to have the state confirmation of the level of service and the professionalism of its personnel.
The hotels’ classification is intended to increase the quality and to create the standards of the Russian hotel industry. The classification system of the hotels and other lodging properties foresees the specific description of norms and criteria in accordance with which the corresponded category is conferred. Within the classification process the hotel is evaluated according to the system requirements; the hotel room capacity – according to the requirements as for the rooms categories and for the first time the personnel qualification requirements and assessment criteria are applied. The expert appraisement is based on the set of requirements and criteria of the numerical score. The professional regalia of the Hermitage Hotel are the essential constituents of the status of the Official hotel of the world-known museum and the pledge of the touristic attractiveness of Saint-Petersburg.
- The Hermitage Hotel is a five-star hotel that was opened in Saint-Petersburg in 2013. The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel is the first hotel in the world opened under the museum brand.
- The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in Saint-Petersburg offers to its guests the luxuriance of the historical interiors and high art of hospitality as well as a new gateway to experience The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. The atmosphere of the residence of Russian monarchs and the world-known museum finds its reflection in the hotel rooms. The main goal of the concept is to create various connections between the hotel and the museum which offer twisted adventures to the guests.
- The hotel is a successful example of Saint-Petersburg listed building’s reconstruction. In October 2014 the State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in Saint-Petersburg was included into the White Book of the World St. Peterburgians’ Club‘s expert board Round table meeting on the question of the urban environment aesthetics.