Radisson Hotels Welcomed in Lithuania – Hotel Magazine


Surrounded by centuries of history and exceptional medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture, Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius dates back to 1901, and has hosted numerous dignitaries, royal families, celebrities, and heads of state, including US President, George W. Bush. The hotel building features stunning Secession and Neo-Baroque style architecture and embodies everything that the Radisson Collection brand represents; a unique, authentic experience that celebrates culture, heritage, and contemporary living.

The hotel offers 119 rooms, ranging from guest rooms to suites up to 89 m². All rooms boast captivating views of the surrounding church towers as well as authentic frescoes, and feature custom-designed wallpaper inspired by original tapestries from the Grand Duke Palace. The hotel offers a unique blend of modern design, old Vilnius charm, and art style which gives a glimpse into the life of the Lithuanian aristocracy at the turn of the 20th century. 

Area Senior Vice President for Radisson Hotel Group in Western & Northern Europe, Tom Flanagan Karttunen said that the company is delighted to launch Lithuania’s first Radisson Collection Property.

“Guests can now enjoy four of our distinctive brands in Lithuania, presenting them with a range of hotel options for every trip and occasion. We look forward to guests enjoying this beloved and beautiful hotel and creating many more memorable moments in the years to come,” said Flanagan-Karttunen.

Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius includes a restaurant, a bar, and a seasonal rooftop lounge. Featuring an elegant design and large veranda windows for spectacular views of Vilnius Old Town, Astorija Brasserie is the ideal spot to dine and enjoy delicious French cuisine. The Astorija Gin Bar is known as the perfect place in Vilnius for gin aficionados as it offers a carefully curated selection of gins from all over the world. The seasonal rooftop bar is a buzzing and refreshing hotspot to take in the sunset over the city.

The hotel’s original Wine Cellar was rediscovered in 2019, and this storied space, with its arched ceilings and stone and brick walls, was restored to its former grandeur with an acclaimed wine list boasting biodynamic wines and world-renowned champagnes. For a unique experience, the Wine Cellar is available for private wine and food tastings. 

The General Manager of the hotel, Vilija Radzvilaviciene said that the new journey is a proud moment for the company.

“Our team of passionate hoteliers is looking forward to introducing guests to the city’s exceptional experiences,” said Radzvilaviciene.

Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius also offers five flexible meeting spaces that accommodate up to 250 attendees. Each space has high-end audiovisual equipment, free Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. The hotel also offers a selection of catering packages and an expert events team to ensure every event is memorable. The hotel features a fitness and wellness centre, perfect for those looking to unwind after a busy day of exploring the city or in between meetings.

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