Kievskaya Ploshchad and Accor have signed a management agreement to open hotel under the Raffles Hotels & Resorts brand in the second half of 2022.
The property will be the first Raffles hotel in Russia.
The hotel will offer 153 rooms including 20 two-bedroom suites, 19 junior suites and two Presidential suites.
God Nisanov, CEO, Kievskaya Ploshchad Group of Companies, said: “Another significant embodiment of Kievskaya Ploshchad Group of Companies mission is a luxurious hotel in Varvarka Street. We bring to life innovative projects and create opportunities for people to work, develop and rest in high-quality environments. Therefore, Kievskaya Ploshchad is proud to present a multi-faceted hotel, and residential complex in historical Varvarka Street – a new destination icon of hospitality.
“Raffles Moscow has been developed to sensitively respect the recommendations of the Ministry of Culture and in close cooperation with the Department of Cultural Legacy of Moscow. Leading upscale designers and creative architects of the world have collaborated to bring all elements of the project together. This is a unique project in terms of the architectural value and the level of personalised service that will be delivered together with Accor and its acclaimed Raffles brand. We are very excited to move the project forward with our partners and firmly believe this iconic address will significantly increase the international attractiveness of Moscow in the tourism industry”.
Sébastien Bazin, chairman & CEO, Accor, said: “Announcing the arrival of the iconic Raffles brand in Russia is an extraordinary moment for Accor. The hotel’s unique location and legendary Raffles service will make it one of the most exciting openings of 2022 for Accor. It is a privilege to be working in partnership with Kievskaya Ploshchad Group of Companies and we look forward to bringing this new jewel to life”.