Hotel George was founded by George Hoffman in 1901. The structure itself is a fine example of Neo-Renaissance architecture and was designed by famed Viennese architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer. The interior was restored in 2010 meaning that a touch of Soviet remains, i.e. the lift really takes your breath away. The standard and superior rooms are spacious, have been remodelled to the local taste and come standard with telephone, cable TV, Internet access and a refrigerator. Many rooms have romantic views of Svobody prosp. and Lviv’s historic centre. Tourist class rooms come at a bargain rate, but you’ll have to share a bathroom and shower. The service is up to standard and English is not a problem for most of the helpful staff. George’s restaurant-bar is located through the lobby. The Lviv chestnut beef and savoury pork highlight the restaurant’s reasonably priced menu and the complimentary breakfast buffet begins at 7:00.