“No wish is too small,” said Monique Ritz, daughter-in-law of Cesar Ritz, who founded the hotel in 1898. “We call people by name and they must be home.” Under the glass roof, in the shade of the lime trees of the Grand Jardin or surrounded by the music of a jazz piano, the Ritz Paris is a place where dreams come true. As the celebrated author and liberator of Paris, Ernst Hemingway, wrote: “When I dream of an afterlife in heaven, the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris.”
The refinement of French art de vivre meets the elegance of Belle Époque décor: the hotel’s 72 exquisitely decorated rooms and 72 suites, including 16 Privilege suites, pay tribute to the illustrious guests who will forever embody the history of this iconic location. , among them Marcel Proust, Coco Chanel, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frédéric Chopin and Charlie Chaplin, all of whom considered the Ritz “like a second home”, or as Gabrielle Chanel used to say, “the Ritz is my home, the first hotel I ever lived in.”
Each of the 142 rooms at the Ritz Paris is as splendid as ever, offering an incomparable atmosphere and the most generous spaces in the French capital. Fine carpentry and delicate pastel tones make up an intimate decoration where maximum luxury resides in every detail, accompanied by antique objects and art. Spacious and with views of the garden or the rooftops of the City of Light, the rooms at the Ritz Paris have the special spirit and charm that characterize emblematic places. The charm of the great Houses, the savoir-faire of exceptional craftsmen and that “je ne sais quoi” typical of the Parisian lifestyle. As lovers of history and anecdotes well know, there is a story behind every “Ritzy” detail.
The spacious suites at the Ritz Paris have that little extra touch of spirit that will make your stay in Paris unforgettable. Designed as exceptional apartments, with a private terrace or a bucolic view of Paris, these rooms subtly blend majesty with sheer Parisian nobility and timeless elegance. Staying in a suite at the Ritz Paris is the quintessence of the French art of living.
The heart of the Ritz Paris beats to the rhythm of the City of Light. It sets its own pace, varying in mood and spirit from Bar Vendôme to Salon Proust to Bar Hemingway. Having breakfast or French tea time at 15 Place Vendôme always carries the promise of special and unforgettable moments. Whether you want a quick breakfast or a leisurely experience, the flavors of brasserie cuisine or “bistronomical” dishes to share, a gourmet lunch or an evening of haute cuisine, whatever your desires or time of day, a table awaits you inside the hotel or in the garden.
The beating heart of 15 Place Vendôme is its Parisian settings, atmospheres and rituals that accompany all kinds of encounters. Breakfast, lunch, cocktails and late-night snacks can be found at two on-site restaurants: Bar Vendôme for its 24-hour atmosphere and Bar Hemingway, a legend with all the elegance of a private English club. .
Legendary L’Espadon restaurants are writing a new chapter in French haute cuisine with the arrival of talented young chef Nicolas Sale. The demanding gastronomy of L’Espadon mixes tradition and innovation, with a sumptuous dining room covered by a painted sky and a private dining room with capacity for 12 people.
The sumptuous setting of Les Univers de L’Espadon changes as the day progresses, from a light breakfast to lunch with friends or business associates or an exceptional dinner. Whether it’s one star during the day or two at night, the experience is always exquisite, as is the quality of the ingredients. Chef Nicolas Sale and Pastry Chef François Perret share a philosophy: like art, gastronomy represents a never-ending quest. The Belle Époque-style Bar Vendôme is the hotel’s brasserie, divided between an intimate bar and a terrace covered by a retractable glass canopy.
A Pool Bar and relaxation corners complete an unforgettable moment to concentrate on physical fitness. Stop the clock and take a break from a busy schedule and the constant gaze of others, just for an hour. That’s what people come here for, even if that means just a few laps in the pool, settling into a private corner on the balcony, following a trainer’s lead, or using the exercise machines. At the Ritz Club Paris, your time is yours alone. Veiled curtains, a summer sky that invites you to dream, dim lighting and comfortable loungers invite you to finally let go.
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