Shangri-La Hotel Paris, France
As you arrive at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, its elegant façade brings to mind its legacy as the former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte. Attentive staff and a pleasantly discreet check-in ensure that you receive the royal treatment right from the start. The hotel is 500 m from the Place du Trocadero, and just 100 m away from Iéna Metro Station. The Shangri-La Paris has superb views of the Eiffel Tower from 40 per cent of the 100 rooms and suites.
Facilities & Activities:
The Shangi-La’s meticulous restoration of the property polished, dusted and returned the Bonaparte rooms to their former glory. Gold leaf mosaics, bronze wall reliefs of Napoleon and elaborate wall and ceiling murals make this place feel like any other museum in the city. Health and leisure services at the Shangri-La include a fitness centre with the option of having a personalised coach as well as a 15 m swimming pool and a hammam. Being a Shangri-La hotel, this Parisian palace, offers a delicate touch of the east in its restaurants and service. The hotel currently boasts two Michelin rated restaurants: L’Abeille and Shang Palace.
Rooms & Suites:
All of the 101 rooms and suites are individually decorated with luxury features such as custom-made furniture with crystal finishing. All rooms have a separate living room and a marble bathroom with heated flooring, separate bath and rainfall shower and Bulgari toiletries. Tea and coffee making facilities, free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with in-house movie channels are provided.
Guests can opt for a casual dining experience under a stunning glass cupola at La Bauhinia, a French gourmet dinner at L’Abeille, which was honoured with 2 stars in the Michelin Guide, or an authentic Chinese culinary journey at the first Shang Palace signature restaurant in Europe, awarded 1 star in the Michelin Guide. Le Bar, with its authentic Empire décor, offers guests the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine from its extensive cellar. Le bar offers guests private lounges.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: Shangri-La Paris, 10 Avenue D’Iéna, 16th arr., 75016 Paris, France
Our Opinion: The Shangri-La Paris is sumptuous in most every way, from the historically beautiful interiors and Michelin rated restaurants to the warm service and sweeping Eiffel Tower views.