Where to StAY
Sandwiched between the Kremlin and State Duma, the Four Seasons (right) boasts one of the best addresses in Moscow, with most of the city’s top sites within a stone’s throw. A mix of Stalin-era design and contemporary Western styling, it is unmistakeably Russian while also being wonderfully luxurious.
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The right concierge can get you helicopter rides in a city where helicopters are banned and tickets to shows that have been sold out for months—and the Park Hyatt, a central, stylish hotel, has two of the most efficient.
Close to Red Square with wonderful river-facing views, this lavish hotel has notably good service and is home to the Baltschug Grill, a restaurant that serves caviar worth getting on a plane for.
With a vast spa and private butlers, this hotel is ideal for guests who like to be pampered after an evening next door at the Bolshoi.