When not enough stars
Of the 16 eight carpets located in Paris, and these are the most famous hotels of the city. The legendary Le Bristol opened in 1925 on the fashionable Rue du Faubourg-Saint-honoré, today the famous three Michelin stars restaurant Epicure, under the leadership of one of the most famous French chefs – Eric Frechon.
The hotel Plaza Athenee on the Avenue Montaigne in 2013 celebrated the 100th anniversary from the date of opening. Thanks to its long history is one of the most legendary hotels of Paris and its restaurants and bars to visit for many tourists coming to the city. Le Meurice attracts shoppers a convenient location on the Rue de Rivoli, near the Tuileries Palace and the boutiques of high fashion brands. In this building the hotel is since 1835. It was visited by Franklin Roosevelt, the President of France, Dumerc, Rockefeller, Rudyard Kipling and many other representatives of political and literary Bohemia. At Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome location is also convenient for those who prefer the brand of class “luxury” – on the famous Rue de La Paix, near the Louvre and Rue de Rivoli.
Why out of 300 French high-class hotels, including many hotels with long history and excellent service, the title of “Palace” has received only 16, the portal “Interfax-Tourism” said directoryassistance mission of Atout France Inessa Korotkov.”The title can claim many five star hotels France, but the procedure is complex and lengthy. A decision worthy of the hotel called the Palace, is taken in two stages. First, his record study the Agency Atout France, which established the title. And then a special Commission consisting of businessmen, representatives of culture and show business, journalists under the leadership of the Minister responsible for tourism. And the title is awarded for five years only, then it should get again,” she said.
And there are mandatory requirements for hotels applicants. For example, the area of the double rooms may not be less than 30 square meters, and staff must know some foreign languages. Necessarily the presence of a Spa using high-quality beauty brand. Also consider the number of restaurants and bars, how much successful business of the hotel, and many other aspects.
If Paris hotels impresses guests with its history and architecture, mountains and sea – wonderful views and level of service. So, the restaurant “Riviera” hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez, you can try the fish of a small plant, located just 5 km from the hotel. It is clear that all the fish dishes are exceptional freshness. At the same resort of Saint-Tropez welcomes guests another “Palace” Chateau de la Messardiere (pictured). Its name he received due to the fact that you’ll be in an old castle with a beautiful Park.