Created in 2010 to highlight an exceptional French hotel industry, the Palace distinction has since been awarded to 31 establishments.
Discover the 31 "Palace" hotels in France
What's the "Palace" distinction ?
The reform of hotel classification implemented by the French law of July 22, 2009 focused on two main areas: the modernization of classification criteria and the overhaul of the procedure for obtaining "new stars". Among the novelties introduced by this reform : the creation of the “5 stars” category. A challenge for image, attractiveness and influence, driving the entire offer, it is now the figurehead of the best in French hospitality.
Exceptional location, particular history, aesthetic and/or heritage interest, tailor-made service ... Here are some of the required criteria for 5-star hotels wishing to obtain "Palace" status. This distinction, is awarded by the Palace Commission of Atout France, and chaired by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs.
There are now 31 establishments holding the Palace distinction in France.
1/ Four Seasons Hotel George V
2/ Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel
3/ Hôtel Lutétia
4/ Hotel Plaza Athénée
5/ La Réserve Paris-Hotel and Spa
5/ Le Bristol Paris
7/ Le Meurice
8/ Mandarin Oriental Paris
9/ Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme
10/ Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris
11/ Shangri-La Hotel Paris
12/ The Peninsula Paris
1/ Cheval Blanc Courchevel, Courchevel
2/ Hôtel Barrière Les Neiges – Courchevel
3/ Hôtel L’Apogée – Courchevel
4/ Hôtel Le K2 , Courchevel
5/ Hôtel Les Airelles, Courchevel
6/ Le Royal Évian - Évian-les-Bains
1/ Byblos Saint-Tropez - Saint-Tropez
2/ Château de la Messardière - Saint-Tropez
3/ Château de Saint-Martin & Spa – Vence
4/ Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel – Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
5/ Hôtel du Cap Eden Roc - Antibes
6/ Hôtel Le Cheval Blanc – Saint-Tropez
7/ La Bastide de Gordes - Gordes
8/ La Réserve Ramatuelle Hotel Spa and Villas - Ramatuelle
9/ Villa La Coste – Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade
1/ Hôtel du Palais – Biarritz
2/ Les Sources de Caudalie - Martillac
3/ Hôtel les Prés d'Eugénie, Michel Guérard - Eugénie-les-Bains
Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France - Saint-Barthélemy
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