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The plush rooms in this luxurious hotel in an old and elegant building near Red Square and the Bolshoi theater are all done in deep red, white, and cream, with dark wood furniture. They come with butler service, a wake-up call with coffee and newspaper brought to your room, and even an umbrella, which is handy given the unpredictable Moscow weather. The lobby bar is cozy and offers a good wine list, and the hotel's two restaurants, Aurora and Polo Club steakhouse, have top-class international cuisine. Sundays Aurora serves a great brunch with great choices and live music. One downside: the high charge for Wi-Fi.