by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 15, 2011

 The 137-room W St. Petersburg has opened in Russia, the first W hotel to open in the country. The property, designed by Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel Partners, has three meeting rooms; miX, the signature restaurant, bar and rooftop lounge by Alain Ducasse; a spa with an indoor pool, and W's signature Sweat fitness center. The hotel is in the center of the city, near landmarks including St. Isaac Cathedral and the Hermitage Museum.