Metropol is a historical 5-star hotel in the center of Moscow, built in 1899–1907 in Art Nouveau style by the initiative of Savva Mamontov, a famous Russian industrialist, merchant, entrepreneur and patron of the arts. Metropol was designed and built in collaboration of architects (William Walcot, Lev Kekushev, Vladimir Shukhov) and artists (Mikhail Vrubel, Alexander Golovin, Nikolai Andreev). Mikhail Vrubel was hired for Princess of Dreams mosaic panel, Alexander Golovin for smaller ceramic panels and sculptor Nikolay Andreyev for plaster friezes. At various times, the hotel hosted Fyodor Chaliapin, Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Sergei Prokofiev, Alexander Vertinsky, Mao Tse-tung, Marcello Mastroianni, Marlene Dietrich, etc.
The main sightseeing attractions are within walking distance. Nearby points of interest: Bolshoi Theatre, Red Square, St. Basils Cathedral, Kremlin, Gostiny Dvor, etc.
The hotel is perfectly suited to events in quite historical center of Moscow.
Vrubel hall is a perfect site for various events, such as gala evenings, business meetings or conferences: large space, comfortable furniture, video conferencing. It can be divided into 2 areas.
- Venue size – 335 square meters
- Hall capacity (theater layout): 400 persons.
- video projector