Hotel de Crillon
The Hotel de Crillon is luxury like you’ve never seen before. Filled with rich French history and design, take a step back in time as you fully immerse yourself in fine Parisian culture.
Built in 1758 under King Louis XV, Ange-Jacques Gabriel first built the Hotel de Crillon as a private residence next to his latest architectural commission. The building was once owned by the family of the Counts of Crillon and later made in a hotel in 1909. The building outlasted the reigns of two French kings, the French Revolution, Napoleon’s reign and empire, and the birth of the League of Nations.
Hotel de Crillon overlooks Place de la Concorde, Paris’ largest public square and the place of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette’s execution. Surrounded by Champs-Elysees, the River Seine, and within view of the Eiffel Tower, Hotel de Crillon occupies one of the most famous and sought-after places in all of France.
Style & Character
Hotel de Crillon’s style is what really makes it stand apart from most other resorts—every detail of the Hotel de Crillon pays tribute to the rich history it came from. And while it remains true to its original style, it perfectly blends in modern amenities in the most luxurious way.
If the Hotel de Crillon comes up short on anything, it certainly isn’t amenities. A quiet, spa-like pool is the perfect place to relax, or you can get energized with a personal trainer at their gym.
But that’s just the beginning.
Feel free to also visit Hotel de Crillon’s spa for a massage or skin treatments. After you’ve been rejuvenated, you can visit a space dedicated to men’s grooming, complete with a straight-razor barber and a shoe care salon. You can also visit the hair salon for an appointment with the famed hairstylist, David Lucas.
Looking for even more? Hotel de Crillon also offers special services and events for children for traveling families as well as high-end shopping boutiques where only the finest items are sold.
If you’re looking for the perfect family vacation, a business trip, or a romantic getaway, you can choose a room that will suit you perfectly.
All rooms and suites come with underfloor heating in the marble bathroom and a separate walking rain shower and bathtub.
Hotel de Crillon’s Deluxe Suites are all different and uniquely made to showcase a different element of style of Parisian culture. Deluxe Suites offer the same amenities as other rooms and suites in addition to Porthault French linens, bespoke toiletries by Buly 1803, and a complimentary return transfer to the airport or train station during or after your stay.
- Ateliers d’Artistes: This suite sits at the top of the hotel, right under the mansard roof of the palace, giving you spectacular views of the City of Lights. Each one of these three suites features elements of a different art: Le Poete, L’Ecrivain, and Le Peintre. Each room also offers a terrace or balcony with the perfect view of the Eiffel Tower.
- Suite Duc de Crillon: The Suite Duc de Crillon was once the private chapel of the Crillon family, and while a lot of the original features are now in New York’s Metropolitan Museum, parts of the original woodwork still remain in the living room, as a beautiful tribute to the legacy of this building.
- Suite Jardin: Also located on the second floor, you can find Suite Jardin, which embodies Hotel de Crillon’s Parisian residential style. With elegant furnishings and custom artwork that reflects Cour D’Honneur, the suite includes a private terrace with a view over the courtyard.
- Grands Appartements: On the fourth floor, you can find two suites that make up Les Grands Appartements. Complete with a dining room and dressing rooms, these two apartments can also be combined to create a three bedroom apartment. These suites also showcase breathtaking views of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais, Musée d’Orsay, and Place de la Concorde. Designed by the great Karl Lagerfeld, these suites are decorated to combine the 18th century with modern France.
- Suite Louis XV: Found on the sixth floor, Suite Louis XV boasts even higher and broader views of Paris and Place de la Concorde that you can enjoy from the adjoining terrace. Named after one of the most famous French monarchs, this suite shows style and elegance with a large living room and a walk-in wardrobe.
- Suite Marie-Antoinette: Suite Marie-Antoinette’s defining feature is the fact the suite’s namesake used to take piano lessons in that very room. The room’s decor is inspired by and pays tribute to the former queen and the history that surrounded her. Located on the second floor, the suite includes a 398 square foot terrace that has prime views of Place de la Concorde, the Eiffel Tower, the Deputy Chamber, and Le Grand Palais, and a 150 square foot terrace that overlooks Cour d’Honneur.
- Suite Bernstein: Next to the Suite Louis XV, this suite got its name from a frequent guest of Hotel de Crillon, composer Leonard Bernstein. The Suite Bernstein contains a sitting room, a dining room big enough for six, and a 1,205 square foot private terrace where you can see famous French landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower and Grand Palais. Suite Bernstein can also be connected to Suite Louis XV to accommodate additional guests in a large, 3,768 square foot suite.
Food & Drink
At Hotel de Crillon, you have a variety of on-site restaurants.
You can dine at L’Ecrin, where Chef Christopher Hache will fill your plate with internationally inspired flavors.
If you want quintessential French cuisine, go to the Brasserie D’Amount where traditional dishes are served with a new look.
If you have a sweet tooth or enjoy tea time, head to Jardin d’Hiver that continues the atmosphere of Cour d’Honneur right into the restaurant.
For evening cocktails and live entertainment, Les Ambassadeurs, known as the icon of the hotel, holds a lively and stylish atmosphere that you won’t want to miss.
Things to Do
Hotel de Crillon is located has a prime location: the heart of Paris. In addition to checking out Paris’s famous and well-known sites, here are some other things to see during your stay:
- Cafe de Flore: Having breakfast on Cafe de Flore’s terrace is a must for anyone who comes to Paris. A favorite of people like Picasso and Sonia Rykiel, you’ll be in good company.
- Le Musée de la Monnaie de Paris: Monnaie de Paris is the oldest institution in the country, founded in the year 864. Along with financial activities, the building has also become a place to house and showcase contemporary art.
- La Fondation Louis Vuitton et le Jardin d’Acclimatation: If you are looking for family-friendly events, this is the perfect place to entertain parents and children. It has, among many things, a small exotic zoo, small roller coasters, a children’s theater, and a Vuitton art collection.
For a stay where there is beauty and refinement in the details, you are guaranteed to love your trip to Paris when you call Hotel de Crillon your home.
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