Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel

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Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel
Гости́ница Ленингра́дская
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Hotel Leningradskaya in dawn colors
Alternative names Leningradskaya Hotel
General information
Location Komsomolskaya Square, Moscow, Russia
Coordinates 55°46′26″N 37°39′6″E / 55.77389°N 37.65167°E / 55.77389; 37.65167Coordinates: 55°46′26″N 37°39′6″E / 55.77389°N 37.65167°E / 55.77389; 37.65167
Completed 1954
Height
Roof 136 m (446 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 26 (of which 19 are usable)
Lifts/elevators 4 (of which 3 are for guests and 1 for staff)

The Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel (Russian: Гости́ница Ленингра́дская) is one of Moscow's Seven Sisters, skyscrapers built in the early 1950s in the Stalinist neoclassical style.[1] Stalinist neoclassical architecture mixes the Russian neoclassical style with the style of American skyscrapers of the 1930s. A main element of Stalinist neoclassicism is its use of socialist realism art. The hotel, completed in 1954, was designed to be the finest luxury hotel in Moscow.

The staircase features one of the longest lighting fixtures in the world—it was once in the Guinness Book of World Records. The halls and corridors of the hotel's upper floors are panelled in dark cherry wood.

Komsomolskaya Square, view from the Hotel Leningradskaya at night

The hotel includes a restaurant, bar, lounge, spa and beauty salon, fitness centre with swimming pool, bureau de change, gift shop, meeting rooms, grand ballroom, and business center.[2]

The tower of the Hotel Leningradskaya dominates Komsomolskaya Square, with its three ornate railway stations (the Leningradsky, Yaroslavsky and Kazansky) located nearby, along with a main ring road of downtown Moscow.

The hotel joined the Hilton Hotels chain in 2008[3] after completing a multi-million dollar restoration and renovation.

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