Five-star hotels in Paris have taken advantage of one of the most glamorous events of the year to hike their room rates.
The French government announced the eight recipients of its new ‘palace’ hotel rating May 5, dealing a blow to some of Paris’s most famous hotels. The ‘palace’ rating is an official designation above five stars awarded by the French tourism authorities — it’s designed to help travelers identify the cream of the country’s many swanky [...]
The bathrooms in Paris’s swanky Le Meurice hotel have been voted by best in Europe, beating a list of other contenders that prove the French know best when it comes to the salle de bain. The honor was awarded last week at the industry Villegiature Awards, which recognizes the best aspects of Europe’s hotels — [...]
Dutch fashion designers Viktor & Rolf decided to take the opportunity of Paris Fashion Week to celebrate the 5th anniversary of their fragrance Flowerbomb. They threw a party at Le Meurice on March 4, 2010 which featured Grace Jones singing La vie en rose as well as the presentation of a limited-edition pastry. The pastry, [...]