The Peninsula Paris Celebrates Grand Opening

By Cicek Erel

exterior for webFollowing a four-year restoration of a Parisian architectural jewel, The Peninsula Paris opened its doors to guests on August 1.

A joint venture between Katara Hospitality and The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, Paris’s latest luxury hotel brings a new level of opulence to the leading tourist destination in the world. As the brand’s first location in Europe, The Peninsula Paris is tailor-made for the city’s wealthy international guests.

“We are thrilled to welcome our first guests today. My team and I have watched this project evolve, from a lifeless building to a worksite, and ultimately to the magnificent structure you see before you—we have worked together to give this historic building a new life,” said Nicolas Béliard, General Manager of The Peninsula Paris.

lobby for webIn its prime location, just steps from the Arc de Triomphe in the heart of the city’s prestigious 16th arrondissement, The Peninsula Paris is an ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers. The property is a restoration of a late 19th century classic Haussmanian building, and its vibrant history is just one of the hotel’s extraordinary appeals.

Designed to accommodate the modern elite, the Peninsula Paris offers 200 luxe rooms and suites, six restaurants and bars, luxury boutiques, the Peninsula Spa, and private reception rooms. The hotel’s exclusive rooftop terrace, which boasts a spectacular 360-degree view of Paris, is sure to impress even the most seasoned travelers.