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Why it’s worth traveling for…

Spanning an entire city block in Paris’ stylish 9th arrondissement, this opulent landmark hotel – facing the legendary Opera Garnier and just steps from  The Place Vendôme – is beyond grand. It is show-stopping. Since its inception in 1862, the hotel has been a magnet for the well-heeled including tsars, kings, queens and icons like Marlene Dietrich, Ernest Hemingway, Victor Hugo and Oscar Wilde. Today, following a major renovation by renowned interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, the hotel’s dreamy and spacious rooms, designed to resemble ultra-chic Parisian apartments, are even more magnifique – many come with iconic views of the opera house and Eiffel tower.


THE DETAILS

Address:

2 rue Scribe Paris 75009

Contact:

+33 1 40 07 32 32

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Getting there:

InterContinental Paris le Grand is a 30-minute drive from Charles De Gaulle Airport.


Curated Experience

Channel your inner French model with a redo at Balmain Hair Couture for the ultimate ‘catwalk’ look, before heading out to shop at nearby Galeries Lafayette Haussmann department store. Unwind afterward on the hotel’s famed terrace, overlooking the opera house, with a glass of rosé (or French champagne)  before heading back to your suite for yet another iconic Parisian view: the Eiffel tower.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

Style

Historic, Traditional Elegance

Vibe

Sophisticated, Romantic

Setting

City

Rooms

458 Rooms

Eat

Cafe de la Paix (A Parisian legend; Chef Laurent Andre serves the finest French classics)

Drink

La Verriere (Enjoy a light lunch, coffee, desserts or in the evening, aperitifs)

Wellness

Balmain Paris Hair Couture located onsite

Standouts

  • Location. The Palais Garnier, iconic Parisian department stores, Haussmannian boulevards, Rue de la Paix and Place Vendôme are all an easy stroll 
  • Dreamy views from the room: of Paris rooftops, opera house and Eiffel Tower
  • Opera ballroom, a registered historical monument, one of the most spectacular event venues in Paris