You might not be able to travel now, but you can expect extraordinary Paris hotel openings later this year.
Cheval Blanc Paris
The new Maison of the Cheval Blanc collection should open its doors by the summer. This opening follows an epic 15-year renovation project by LVMH in the city’s La Samaritaine building, built in 1870, listed as an architectural monument for its fusion of Art Nouveau and Art Deco architectural styles. Famous architect Peter Marino, whose previous projects include the Getty Building and several Chanel and Louis Vuitton boutiques, designed the hotel’s 72 rooms and suites in a project that pays homage to La Samaritaine’s heritage overall while celebrating the French craftsmanship. Cheval Blanc has partnered with Maison Dior to create the Cheval Blanc Dior Spa, also designed by Marino, and the first-floor gourmet restaurant will be run by three-star chef Arnaud Donckele of Vague d’Or at Cheval Blanc St-Tropez . All of this is topped with a 7e upstairs terrace and contemporary brasserie, Table de Partage.
Hotel Bvlgari Paris
When it opens later this year, Bvlgari Hotel Paris will become the seventh property in the Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts portfolio. Located on Avenue George V, which together with the Champs Élysées and Avenue Montaigne forms the famous Golden Triangle of Paris, the hotel now expresses the Haussmannian characteristics of the 19th century, such as the use of Parisian limestone , through the contemporary design of the Italian architectural firm Antonio. Citterio Patricia Viel and renowned Parisian architects Valode & Pistre. The hotel’s 76 rooms, most of which are suites, will be joined by a Bvlgari spa with 25-meter swimming pool and the dining area seen at several Bvlgari properties, Il Ristorante – Niko Romito, by Michelin-starred chef Niko Romito. The bar will then open onto a garden courtyard.
Hotel Chouchou Paris
A venue taking its name from a French term for affection, Chouchou is slated to debut by the summer months, with a restaurant, bar, and live music in addition to facilities and accommodation. Head to The Market for a surf and turf-themed culinary offering incorporating French produce, drinks, and dancing at the Guinguette Bar, and watch live music and stand-up comedies on stage. Stay in one of the 63 rooms showcasing French craftsmanship through classic design details like cornices and parquet floors, as well as references to the art world. Superior room categories include balconies and views of the opera house.
While details are still under wraps, this new Kimpton hotel is set to debut next year. The first boutique hotel in Paris for the Kimpton brand, this historic property will be located in the Opéra district, rich in the city’s culture. The hotel will have 149 rooms, including 27 suites, featuring the bold and playful design that the Kimpton collection is known to embrace, as well as luxury amenities including a rooftop terrace, spa, pool and event space. You can expect the hotel to offer perks seen at other Kimpton Collection properties, from in-room yoga mats and a lively social hour to free bikes to explore the surrounding area.
Finally, still with a view to 2021, we can expect the final MGallery hotel to be completed to debut in this city. A property designed by Philippe Starck will occupy the 17e on the 27th floor of one of the Duo Towers, whose completion is scheduled for the beginning of next year, by the architect Jean Nouvel in the 13the arrondissement. The new hotel will have 139 rooms, a restaurant and a panoramic sky bar.