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  • The luxurious, $20,000 per night Tsar Suite at the Hotel Astoria has views over St. Issac's square in St. Petersburg, Russia, at the heart of the city's fashionable Admiralteysky District. A multi-million dollar refurbishment of the Tsar Suite was completed in 2013.
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  • There is a fully-equipped kitchen and bar area and a dining room seating up to 12 guests that can also be converted into a board room if needed. The dining room features a modern curved black and gold chandelier that hangs over the table. It also features grey and white wallpaper by Minhog.
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  • The Tsar Suite's private library is stocked with more than 300 Russian classics. The entrance and library both have De Gournay gold and turquoise silk wallpaper.
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  • Standout elements include some antique pieces returned to the hotel from President Putin's Konstantinovsky Palace; these include some gold lamps, candelabras, ink pots, a gold and red striped arm chair and a sofa. These were actually lent to the Palace by Hotel Astoria.
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  • The suite is located on the hotel's sixth floor. The large bedroom has a dedicated dressing area and double walk-in wardrobe. "I drew inspiration from the city's many candy-colored buildings lining the River Neva, using a mixed palate of rich reds, pinks, yellows, greens, browns and blues throughout, along with a combination of textures including velvet, wool, wood and heavy Volga Linen to create a warm and sumptuous feel," Polizzi said.
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  • The suite's bar area.
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  • The expansive suite also includes a gym with dedicated massage area.
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  • The fully-equipped kitchen and bar area can be converted into a board room if needed. It features grey and white wallpaper by Minhog.
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  • "I wanted the Tsar's Suite to reflect its location in the heart of glorious St. Petersburg," said Olga Polizzi, the room's designer. "We have created a contemporary Russian feel with a nod to the city's fascinating heritage by using an eclectic mix of some authentic Russian art and antiques along with more contemporary elements including rugs with bold geometric prints, silk wallpaper and lighting."
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