The Rocco Forte Astoria Hotel The Rocco Forte Astoria Hotel has an excellent location across from the beautiful St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and within a 10-minute walk of Nevsky Prospekt, Palace Square and the Hermitage.Energize at the gym. Rejuvenate at the spa, in the sauna and Turkish baths. Have a massage and a dip in the pool. When ready to go out, ask the friendly staff for tickets, and tours advice. The ATM is also useful.Enjoy a tea or coffee at the attractive Hotel Astoria lounge with live music, during the day. Later, the restaurant features excellent, authentic Russian cuisine. Then move to the stylish bar for a drink.