The Ritz Paris

The unrivaled tradition of excellence and savoir-faire in the heart of Paris.

Once upon a time Ernest Hemingway wrote, “When I dream of afterlife in heaven, the action always takes place in the Ritz.” The Ritz Paris is now freshly restored; its grand décor and intimate spaces welcome guests to rediscover a unique atmosphere and the inimitable French ‘art de vivre’ in the City of Light.

Inextricably woven into the fabric of Parisian society and culture, the Ritz is renowned for its incomparable savoir-faire in making guests’ stays exceptional.

Each room at the Ritz Paris is as glorious as ever, offering an incomparable ambiance and some of the roomiest suites in the French capital. Fine woodwork and delicate pastel hues compose an intimate décor where ultimate luxury presides in every detail accompanied by antique objects and art.

Restored to their legendary splendor, the Ritz Paris suites have re-emerged from their neoclassical settings enlarged, and reconsidered to accommodate the latest technologies while attired in subtle silks. Bathed in light, some even offer shaded private terraces overlooking the hotel’s magnificent French garden.

Historically a favorite destination among the famous, its Prestige suites are themed in honor of celebrated hotel guests. Proust, Chopin, Chanel, the Windsors, Chaplin and Callas suites are furnished in reflection of these individual personalities in absolute sophistication and the tranquility of sweeping views over the place Vendôme.

New food and beverage experiences include L’Espadon helmed by chef Nicolas Sale, Bar Vendôme for trendy and relaxed rendezvous and the elegant bistro the Ritz Bar for a ‘grain de folie’.

At the Hemingway – the most legendary bar of them all – is the renowned head bartender and bon vivant, Colin Field, ranked the best bartender in the world by Forbes and Travel+Leisure magazines respectively. The Serendipity, the most popular cocktail at the bar was created by Field in 1994. It has been described as “France in a glass” by Forbes.

In addition to the celebrated pool and fitness facilities new additions include the ‘CHANEL au Ritz Paris’ – the world’s first CHANEL Spa – offering indulgent beauty treatments for restorative moments of relaxation in the exclusive new ‘art of skin-care’ area.

Some places are so extraordinary they appear to transport travelers into a dream. The Ritz remains an unparalleled tradition of excellence and savoir-faire in the heart of Paris. It is inimitable.

“Coco Chanel herself was a fan of the Place Vendôme hotel and lived there for
over three decades in what is now
called the Coco Chanel suite. In fact, the
famous Chanel No. 5 perfume is in a bottle reportedly inspired by
the architecture and design of the Ritz.” 
Condé Nast Traveler

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