Visit the "Palaces de France" and discover a world of luxury hotels and French savoir-faire. Outstanding service, exceptional locations and unforgettable experiences await you at all four corners of France.
Whether on the Atlantic Coast, in the heart of the Alps, in the capital or on the French Riviera, stay at these prestigious institutions and soak up a way of life à la Française. Whether it is for a night, a weekend or a longer trip, be a guest of honour and enjoy an experience tailor-made to meet your every need.
Well-being, gastronomy, sport, art and culture ... the best services are available to you in the Palaces of France. In these extraordinary places, there are staff attentive to all your desires and you can benefit from the advice of the best concierges in the world to meet all your needs.
Today, 31 institutions have joined the very privileged circle of Palaces:
L'Hôtel de Crillon
Located on the Place de la Concorde, the hotel opened in 1909 in an 18th century building and has become over the years an iconic address. The Hôtel de Crillon reopened in July 2017 after 4 years of renovation work under the guidance of architect Richard Martinet. This luxury hotel is the Parisian elegance and sophistication at their best.
Le Bristol welcomes you to the heart of Faubourg Saint-Honoré, a paradise for fashionistas. The way of living at Le Bristol is a concept and the range of services that are proposed make up an integral part of it. There is LaPrairie Spa, the panoramic pool as well as a 3 star restaurant which will offer you a unique experience.
Le Four Seasons Hotel George V
A few steps from the most beautiful avenue in the world, the George V is an emblem of elegance, luxury and comfort. The quality of service is recognised internationally. The attentive staff will make sure your stay in the City of Light is high quality, so that every moment is unforgettable and every guest's needs are fully met.
Close to the Louvre and the Opera Garnier, Le Meurice will seduce you with its architectural blends of the traditional Louis XVI style and modern design instilled by Philippe Starck and his daughter. The Valmont spa, the Swiss brand, offers unique treatments that will offer moments of well-being during your stay in the capital.
Le Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme
Ed Tuttle gave his contemporary touch to this building in the heart of Paris. This design combined with remarkable furniture makes this hotel one of the symbols of Parisian elegance. For fine gourmet the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome offers guests a rendez-vous at the Chef's Table for lunch with Jean-François Rouquette.
La Réserve Paris
Pushed back from the Champs Elysées, with its breathtaking view of the edifice of the Grand Palais, the Hôtel La Réserve is the stuff of dreams. This palace, full of elegance, is located within a hôtel particulier on the Avenue Gabriel. 160 years after the construction of this Haussmannian building, Michel Reybier and his family have made the hotel the epitome of Parisian chic.
Le Royal Monceau
A legendary Parisian establishment, the Royal Monceau is a place in which art and culture bring life to the hotel. The library, the contemporary art gallery, the cinema and impressive concierge services make the hotel a unique place in Paris. You are sure to enjoy delicious food at the restaurant thanks to chef Laurent André and famous pastry chef Pierre Hermé.
Le Plaza Athénée
The Classical and Art Deco styles meet at the Plaza Athénée, welcoming you to a unique atmosphere. At the heart of Avenue Montaigne where the biggest fashion houses are located, the Plaza Athénée will offer you an extraordinary hotel experience. The Dior Institut offers exceptional care to ensure your well-being.
Le Mandarin Oriental
Near the Louvre, the Mandarin Oriental is closely linked with the elegance of haute couture. You can enjoy a truly unique dining experience and savour tailor-made, exquisite dishes from chef Thierry Marx. A 900m ² spa awaits you, where you can indulge all your senses in this relaxing oasis of well-being.
Former home of Prince Roland Bonaparte and a listed historical monument since 2009, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris merges Asian hospitality with the French way of life. Located just steps from Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V, the hotel offers iconic views of the Eiffel Tower and the River Seine. Executive Chef Christophe Moret's dishes are sure to satisfy the most refined of palates.
In the heart of the capital, the Peninsula Paris is just a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe and some of the most famous monuments, museums, and luxury boutiques in the world. The Peninsula Paris moved into a fully-renovated, ninteenth-century Haussmannian building in 2014. The architectural style has contemporary touches while remaining true to its classic roots. The establishment spans six floors and overlooks the Avenue Kléber. The hotel counts over 200 rooms, including 34 sumptuous suites, five of which boast private terrace gardens with exceptional views of Paris.
A meeting spot for Paris’ artistic and literary elite since its opening in 1910, this palace in Saint-Germain-des-Prés on the Left Bank appeals to Art-Deco fans. Completely renovated under the leadership of Jean-Michel Wimotte, the Lutetia now offers a bright atmosphere framed by 19th-century frescoes and contemporary works. It’s the first Parisian address for chef Gérald Passedat, who has taken over the kitchens of Brasserie Lutetia. Don’t forget to admire the Art-Deco frescoes on the walls and ceilings of the Joséphine bar.
The French Alps
Les Airelles – Courchevel
At the heart of the Jardin Alpin's most famous resort in the Alps, L’hôtel Les Airelles welcomes you in a setting that will be yours to enjoy - time for a trip to the mountains. This fairy tale property will welcome you with a cosy and elegant setting. The needs of children also take pride of place: there is a carousel, private ice rink and a games room all on offer, this is what dreams are made of.
Le Cheval Blanc – Courchevel
Le Cheval Blanc, the famous institution at Courchevel, combines an elegant setting and design with the sumptuous surroundings in perfect harmony. The rooms, suites or private apartments will seduce mountain lovers and skiing fans in a warm and contemporary atmosphere.
Le K2 - Courchevel
At the heart of Courchevel mythical summits, the K2 offers ample space and a traditional atmosphere in its elegant alpine woodwork rooms with views of the surrounding forest. An intimate haven, the Kintessence welcomes you for a divine haute cuisine experience where connoisseurs will be delighted by the inventiveness and culinary finesse of chef Nicolas Sale. Goji Spa offers a wide range of facials and exceptional body care including the famous caviar care.
Le Royal Evian - Evian-les-Bains
Dominating the surrounding city of Evian-les-Bains, the Hôtel Royal Evian, crown jewel of the Evian Resort, enjoys an incredible view of the Lec Léman as well as the French and Swiss Alps. The Hôtel Royal provides a rare look into French luxury, with over 150 rooms, including 32 exceptional suites. The Evian Resort also offers a golf training center, a golf course (where the Evian Championship takes place each year), the Thermes d'Evian, a casino, and a music auditorium.
Hotel Barrière Les Neiges
One of the oldest hotels in Courchevel, in the Alps, the Barrière Les Neiges has been completely reinvented. After a day on the slopes, enjoy the comfort of one of the 42 rooms and suites, before a visit to the Diane Barrière spa. The hotel has two restaurants: Le Fouquet’s, which perpetuates the brewing spirit of its Parisian brother, and the Bfire by Mauro Colagreco serving dishes cooked over a wood fire.
It’s all about comfort and luxury at the Hotel L’Apogée in Courchevel, with every detail ensuring visiting skiers’ utmost pleasure. There are 53 rooms, as well as chalets ideal for meeting friends or family while enjoying the services of the hotel. As far as dining is concerned, Koori’s Japanese specialities offer a welcome surprise, while classic French cuisine is championed at Comptoir de L’Apogée. Catch an evening concert at the buzzing Bar de l’Apogée.
Le Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, a Four Seasons Hotel – Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
Facing the Mediterranean Sea, at the end of the peninsula you will find the Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat. Imposing and majestic, this prestigious hotel invites you for a luxurious stay in a stunning setting. Guests in search of well-being will relax in Club Dauphin while wine lovers will be in awe at the most spectacular wine cave in the world.
Le Cap-Eden-Rock – Antibes
The Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc is a legendary establishment. Located at the southernmost point of the Cap d'Antibes in a 22-acre park, the beautiful Napoleon III-style building is a beautiful refuge where the sun shines on the biggest and brightest stars of our time. By car or by boat, from Saint-Tropez to San Remo and the Riviera Dei Fiori, all along the Mediterranean Coast, all roads lead to the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc.
Hotel Le Cheval Blanc Saint-Tropez
Opened in spring 2019, Saint-Tropez’s Cheval Blanc has been designed as a private residence between the beach and pine forest. From the 30 rooms, the view stretches over the sea and the village with its recognisable bell tower. Decorated in a chic Tropézien style, the hotel invites guests to relax on the beach, beside the infinity pool, at the Guerlain spa or at restaurant La Terrasse. All this is without mentioning its three-Michelin-starred restaurant, La Vague d’Or, led by chef Arnaud Donckele.
La Réserve - Ramatuelle
Just a few minutes from Saint-Tropez, La Réserve Ramatuelle, a spa hotel is perfect to get away from it all. Redesigned by the famous architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the hotel is a peaceful haven perfect for nature lovers. Facing the Mediterranean, explore this unforgettable, secret refuge.
Le Byblos - Saint-Tropez
At the heart of one of the trendiest cities on the Mediterranean coast, this luxurious oasis invites you into an enchanting setting. A relaxing hotel, it will provide you with quality care the Sisley Cosmetics spa. It is also a party venue: the Byblos invites you to the most exclusive soirées in Saint-Tropez.
Le Château de La Messardière - Saint-Tropez
This 19th century private residence welcomes you, with a private park of 10 hectares on a hillside and offering majestic views of the Mediterranean. You're sure to be relaxed at the sancturary for protected birds, offering exceptional service for all its guests.
La Bastide de Gordes - Gordes
An ancestral château flanked by rocks. Overlooking Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages of Provence - indeed, of all of France. Tucked into the magical, sunny landscape of Luberon.
Villa La Coste
At the heart of the Provençal vineyards within the Domaine Château La Coste, this intimate hotel is a haven of peace with its 28 suites, some of which have a private pool. Relaxation continues in the spa where treatments use local products including jasmine, lavender, rose, olive and apricot. Guests enjoy an appetiser before moving on to eat in the salon, library, garden or clean-lined dining room.
Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa
This hotel is nestled in a verdant landscape in Vence, Côte d’Azur, perfectly conducive to healing and wonderful walks. From its 45 rooms and suites, guests overlook Provence’s abundant nature while six private villas offer an even more exclusive setting. As for food, Restaurant Le Saint-Martin has a Michelin star. In the summer months, have lunch at L’Oliveraie where dishes are inspired by the garden’s crop.
L’Hôtel du Palais – Biarritz
Located on a cliff, the Hotel du Palais offers stunning ocean views. The former imperial residence of Napoleon III and his wife Eugénie, this exceptional hotel will seduce you with its fine Second Empire furniture as well as its location at the heart of one of the most popular resorts of the Atlantic.
L’Hôtel Les Prés d'Eugénie – Eugénie-les-Bains (Landes)
Standing at the heart of a vast 8-hectare Estate, Les Prés d’Eugénie are made up of 8 houses scattered throughout the water, rose and kitchen gardens and the meadows of the property. A little river called the Bahus run through them. Everyone goes around on foot, as the houses are only a few dozen yards away from each other. Eugénie's story started in 1861, when the Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III, gave her patronage to this tiny spa village, which stands on the border of the Landes and Béarn regions.
Les Sources de Caudalie – Martillac
In the heart of the vineyards of the Château Smith Haut Lafitte in Bordeaux, Grand Cru Classé, the Sources de Caudalie has been the source of happiness for all lovers of well-being and French art de vivre for more than 20 years.
Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France – Saint-Barthélémy Island
The Hôtel Cheval Blanc - St-Barth Isle de France is located in the heart of the Caribbean on the luxurious Île de Saint-Barthélemy. In the Bay of Flamands, one of the most beautiful villages in the Caribbean, this sumptuous hotel is tucked into a tropical, heavenly garden. In terms of cuisine, the Case de l'Isle is the must-see (or rather, must-taste) restaurant on Saint-Barthélemy. For sports, take advantage of the fitness classes, yoga sessions on the beach, or snorkeling and scuba diving. For well-being, the Spa Cheval Blanc offers Guerlain-exclusive treatments.