Royal Monceau

Eisenhower and Montgomery stayed here after the war, Madonna shot a controversial music video here and a French pop legend wrote a song about one of the staff. Welcome to The Royal Monceau on Place de l’Etoile.
HISTORY IN BRIEF 1928: Opening year HISTORY IN DETAIL 1928: In the so-called roaring twenties –or ‘les années folles’ (the ‘crazy years’) as the French call them- The Royal Monceau opened for business. It had 265 rooms, each with its own bathoom, as well as an array of private lounges. There was also a hairdressing salon, a bridge room, a table-tennis and billiards room and, completing the impressive new hotel, a bar and tearoom. 1945: After World War II, Allied military leaders Eisenhower and Montgomery stayed here. 1989-92: French pop legend Michel Polnareff lived at the hotel
Among the many VIPs to have graced the hotel over the years: From the World of Politics Aga Khan General Pershing General Eisenhower Field-Marshal Montgomery From the World of Entertainment Michael Jackson Madonna Britney Spears Spice Girls Robert de Niro Ernest Hemingway Walt Disney
French musician Michel Polnareff wrote the song ‘Goodbye Marylou’ in honour of Marie-Louise, the head switch operator at The Royal Monceau ------ Madonna shot the controversial ‘Justify My Love’ video right here at the hotel in 1990.
219 Rooms
All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, high speed internet, two lines and personal fax, soundproof windows, Playstation and spyhole.
Le Jardin – stunning outdoor setting under a Napoleonic era-style marquee ------ Le Carpaccio – traditional menu but with a modern Italian twist ------ Le Royal’s Bar
The French call the Champs-Elysée ‘la plus belle avenue du monde’ (‘the most beautiful avenue in the world’) and on a pleasant Sunday afternoon, it’s not hard to see why. Enjoy a walk from Arc de Triomphe at the top to Concorde at the bottom, stopping for a spot of people watching at one of the cafés on your way. At the hotel, try the Menu Truffe Blanche between October and December, with ingredients fresh from Alba market.
Les Thermes spa – relaxation and fitness area, face and body care and Jacques Dessange beauty treatments.
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Royal Monceau
Country: France
City: Paris
Opening date: 1928, June 2008 closed for renovation until end 2009

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General Manager Ronald in't Veld Esq.


37, avenue Hoche
75008 France, Paris

Tel: +33 1 42 99 88 00
Fax: +33 1 42 99 89 90

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