Right after the Ritz in Place Vendôme, all is ready for the reopening of another symbol of Parisian luxury. The Hotel de Crillon, one of the most luxurious in the world, reopens after a 4-year renovation.
HOTEL DE CRILLON PARIS
Built in 1795 by king Luis XV and turned into a hotel in 1909, the Hotel de Crillon benefits from one of the best locations in the Ville Lumiére. In fact, it sits at 10 Place de la Concorde, just a few steps away from the Champs-Élysées; the view over Pont de la Concorde and Quai d’Orsay is simply stunning.
Richard Martinet leads the renovation of the 124 rooms and suites and of the 3 halls, together with Affine Design architecture studio. The goal was to preserve all the distinctive and historical elements while combining them with contemporary comforts and adornments.
The ground floor has been split into two levels, to house the most operative parts of the hotel, such as kitchens, reception and back office; also, the Spa and swimming pool area, all enlightened with natural light, have been further improved in efficiency and design.
Interiors have been redesigned by Tristan Auer, Chahan Minassian e Cyril Vergniol; moreover, Karl Lagerfeld put his distinctive touch on two suites and one room.
As for gardens and green spaces, they have been under the precious car of landscapist Louis Benech; not an unknown name to Paris luxury world, as he had previously worked in the gardens of la Tuileries and Versailles.