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Prince de Galles

The Parisian hotel with two names! And it all started with a kiss! More than anybody else, Edward, the Prince of Wales (1910–1936), influenced the naming of this house. So it was called (see above) Prince of Wales Hotel and ...

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Ritz Paris France

Ritz Paris

First of all, obtain your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Inform reception tha you extend your stay. Sit down in the garden. Breath the air Proust never enjoyed (he was an indoor fanat...

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Hôtel de la Cité France

Hôtel de la Cité

Built on the site of a former Episcopal palace, the Hôtel de la Cité is located next to the Saint-Nazaire Basilica. It is the only luxury hotel within Carcassonne’s medieval citadel. The hotel's private gardens afford an impressi...

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The Royal Riviera, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat France

The Royal Riviera, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Since 1904 the elegant architecture of The Royal-Riviera has illuminated the entrance to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

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Regina France

Regina

The Hotel Regina in Paris was in 1918/1919 the temporary headquarters of the international Red Cross and during the German occupation during World War 2, the reading room was turned into a table tennis room for officers. All this is not "Salvadore Da...

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Grand Hotel du Louvre France

Grand Hotel du Louvre

Other Paris hotels may have the glamour, but the Grand Hotel du Louvre has the history. A stone's throw from the Louvre, its unmistakable facade stands as a timeless symbol of the birth of Hausmannian Paris, the modern city we know and love today. Of...

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Le Beauvallon France

Le Beauvallon

Le Beauvallon gets its name from the valley it is located in, characheterised by mimosa trees and umbrella pines. It has been dubbed in some quarters “the best kept secret on the Cote d’Azur.”

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Grand Hotel France

Grand Hotel

"Two words sum up this grandest of Parisian hotels: Opera and Empire. Its history is intertwined with that of the Opera Garnier next door. Both buildings were commissioned by Napoleon III in the days of the Second Empire and both are characterised by...

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Du Palais France

Du Palais

Welcome to the 'Queen of Beaches and Beach of Kings'. Today Biarritz is the European capital of surf but back in the twilight of the 19th century this Atlantic resort was a magnet for the movers and shakers of the day. Their hotel of choice was The P...

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Bristol Le, (Paris) France

Bristol Le, (Paris)

It may be just one of the almost criminally large number of Paris grand hotels, but Le Bristol manages to distinguish itself with an elegant-but-quirky character. Blame that on its history -- the mid-18th-century building was originally a home and di...

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Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat France

Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat

For many years known as The Bel Air, this famous hotel was constructed in 1908 as a place wher aristocrats and royals and business moguls could spend the winter in a mild climate and surroundings worthy of their great wealth. As the years passed by, ...

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George V France

George V

In a city packed full to the rafters with top class historic hotels, it can be hard to stand out. The George V manages the trick, however. Since it was bought by Saudi Prince Al Waleed and subsequently revamped, it has earned a reputation as one of t...

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