Moscow Sights



Hotel National

Hotel National Review

The ornate art nouveau splendor of the National, built in 1903, belies its revolutionary function as the pre-Kremlin residence for Lenin and subsequent home for Communist Party operatives and fellow travelers, such as author John Reed. Beautiful mosaics adorn the hotel facade; inside, the luxurious rooms and restaurants conjure up the National's prerevolutionary elegance. A plaque on the outside of the hotel commemorates the five killed in December 2003, when a female suicide bomber blew herself up just outside the hotel's entrance. The bombing was attributed to Chechnya's separatist war.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 15/1 ul. Mokhovaya, Ulitsa Tverskaya, Moscow, 125009 | Map It
  • Phone: 495/258–7000
  • Website:
  • Metro: Okhotny Ryad.
  • Location: Ulitsa Tverskaya
Updated: 06-24-2013

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property


Travel Deals in Moscow

View all travel deals
* Some taxes, fees additional

View more trip reports

· News & Features

View more blog stories