Constructed in 1911, the Angleterre Hotel is one of the most well-known hotels in St. Petersburg. As part of the Rocco Forte chain, it is an elegant and refined building on the beautiful St. Isaac's Square and in the same building as the Astoria Hotel. From the hotel, it is possible to reach the Hermitage on foot in about ten minutes. In addition to the very comfortable rooms, the hotel has an Italian restaurant. The staff is attentive, friendly, and speaks English fluently.