Le Bristol Paris
Le Bristol is the most luxurious and elegant hotel in Paris and one of Europe’s finest hotels. It features exquisite signature suites, one of the finest spas in Paris – Spa le Bristol by La Prairie – and the iconic three-Michelin star restaurant, Epicure, one-Michelin star brasserie, Le 114 Faubourg, and one of the most stunning private gardens in Paris. Located on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré close to the Élysée Palace, the hotel first opened in 1925 and was named the first Palace Hotel in France in 2011. Today Le Bristol is part of the prestigious Oetker Collection, having been acquired by the Oetker family in 1978. This iconic hotel underwent a €150 million refurbishment from 2010 – 2013, in collaboration between hotel owner Maja Oetker and internationally renowned designer Yves Rochon, adding a new wing, a Royal suite, two signature suites and Epicure.
Sonia Papet, Head Concierge
The Imperial Suite
Square footage: 3,475
Nightly rate: from $27,000 per night
The Imperial Suite offers views over the hotel’s French garden and its inner courtyard. In the entrance, a honey-colored parquet floor in a chevron pattern sets the tone. Everything in this suite conveys elegance and comfort: the sitting room, handsomely furnished by the prestigious French firm Taillardat and embellished with sumptuous embroidered and damask fabrics by Colony, conveys a refined atmosphere illustrative of the classic French style. The dining area, overlooking the hotel’s French garden, can accommodate up to 12 guests for exclusive dinners prepared under the guidance of three-star chef Eric Frechon. Flooded with natural light, the main bedroom is decorated in floral tones by Canovas and Veraseta and features a sitting area, two large dressing rooms and a 270-square-foot bathroom in pink Aurora marble, enhanced with grey-blue cabochons from the Savoie region of France, equipped with a shower-steam room and. A second 323-square-foot bedroom, furnished with sky-blue floral fabrics from Canovas, completes the suite.
Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie
Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie comprises eight treatment rooms, including a Russian Banïya and a private couples’ suite. Treatments begin with the Eucalyptus steam room, to relax and soothe limbs in preparation for spa therapies, and are concluded with a ginger, lemon and honey infusion for a final boost to the immune system, so guests leave feeling both serene and revitalized.
Contact: Marine D’aguanno, Spa Manager
Phone: + 33 1 53 43 47 41
Signature treatments: Caviar Lift Facial (80min), Rose de Mai Signature (Body Ritual – 120min).
Epicure is Le Bristol’s three-Michelin starred gastronomic restaurant run by Head Chef, Eric Fréchon, reflecting the hotel’s art of gracious living through its cool, comfortable and bright ambiance and elegant design. Éric Fréchon has been Head Chef at Le Bristol since 1999, holds three Michelin stars and in 2008 he was awarded the prestigious French Legion d’Honneur for his culinary masterpieces. Famous dishes include ‘Stuffed macaroni, with black truffle, artichoke and duck foie gras ‘au gratin’ with ripened parmesan’ The secret to Éric Fréchon success is that his cooking is timeless and he develops menus using the freshest produce according to the seasons.
Contact: Frédéric Kaiser, Restaurant Manager
Phone: +33 (0)1 53 43 43 40
5th September 2016: Le Bristol Paris is named “Best Hotel in France” at World Travel Awards
September 2016: Le Bristol Paris is voted first Parisian hotel in the category “Overseas Holiday Hotels in Europe, Turkey and Russia” at the Condé Nast Traveller UK – Reader’s Choice Awards 2016
8th June 2016: Le Bristol Paris ranks #1 on TripAdvisor’s “2016 Travellers’ Choice Award” in the categories “Best Luxury Hotel in France” and “Best Service in France”
21st March 2016 and 19th March 2015: Le Bristol Paris is voted “Best City Hotel” in the world by Conde Nast Traveller Russia (two years in a row)
13 August 2015: Epicure receives the award for “Best Culinary Experience” at the 2015 Best of the Best Virtuoso Awards
Le Bristol Paris
112, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,