The National hotel building is a unique Russian historic and cultural monument that stands out of other hotels in Moscow. For more than a century the National hotel has lived through times of prosperity and devastation, war and revolution. This Moscow hotel on Red Square has shared all the misfortunes and upheavals that have been Russia's fate over this eventful century.
The National's guests today include state leaders and public figures, prominent politicians, scientists, businessmen, writers, actors and musicians. The National is one of the centres of public, political and cultural life in Russia today.