Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin during his stay in Poland will stop at the luxurious hotel Sofitel Grand Sopot, located in the Polish resort town of Sopot on the Baltic coast. Russian delegation booked virtually the entire hotel for the time of the visit.
Vladimir Putin arrived in Poland in order to participate in events, devoted to the 70 anniversary since the beginning of World War II. On the 1st of September Putin will take part in the ceremony of laying flowers at the memorial to the defenders of the Baltic coast of Poland. Also on the 1st of September in Gdansk, Vladimir Putin will carry on negotiations with his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk.
Press admits that the Hotel Sofitel Grand Sopot, which was chosen by the Russian prime minister as a temporary residence, in due time hosted many historical figures, including Charles de Gaulle and Fidel Castro. Even Adolph Hitler once stayed there. The room, where Putin has stopped, in older times was occupied by the Iranian sheikh, singer Demissie Roussos, and mentioned above Adolf Hitler and Charles de Gaulle.
Hotel Grand Sopot was built in 1927. Today, this magnificent palace is one of the most luxurious hotels in Poland. According to the press-service of the hotel, booking of Sofitel Grand Sopot is a unique event over the past decade.
Five-star Sofitel Grand Sopot is situated in the heart of Sopot - the city, which is included to the so-called Polish Tri-City, agglomeration, including Gdansk and Gdynia, as well. The hotel is located directly on the beach. Additional name to Sofitel hotel was given after buying the Polish hotel chain Orbis by French hotel giant Accor. Sofitel Grand Sopot hotel was completely renovated in 2006.