Marriott is to open its third Renaissance-branded hotel in Paris : it will be located on Avenue Wagram approximately 300 meters north of the Arc de Triomphe.

The Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel is almost finished construction, and has announced that they will be opening in March, 2009.

The seven floor, 188 room hotel, designed by architect Christian de Portzamparc, is characterized by undulating horizontal glazed bands, which accommodate the rooms’ bow windows to maximize views of the area.