The lobby is very large and airy.
The traditional soviet style building rises 17 stories above the river and carries off the typical white brick architucture of communist times.
All newly renovated rooms are of very good standard and resemble a typical scandinavian hotel, with light furniture, practical layout and comfort. Some have views over Neva river.
There are two restaurants serving traditional russian and international cuisine. There are also a few bars and a nightclub on one of the higher floors.