Konstantinovsky Palace/Cottage VillageDuring his visit, Paul with Heather were staying at the cottage village near Konstantinovsky Palace on the Gulf of Finland (near St.Petersburg).
There are 20 such cottages along with the Baltic Star Hotel near by. The cottages bear individual names of Russian towns and decorated with the towns coat-of-arms.
Three out of twenty cottages permanently booked for President of Russia, Russian Prime Minister and one of the President''s personal advisers. The President always stays at St.Petersburg cottage.
Each cottage can accommodate up to 12 persons.
Paul with his family was staying at Astrakhan cottage.
All leather pieces of furniture were replaced and a moose head that had decorated one of the rooms was removed from the cottage.