Around the hotel
The Parc Monceau is the most elegant garden in the capital and provides the ideal setting for wandering in a bucolic environment with splendid features of English 18th century-style gardens. Luxury private mansions border the park on the outside and it is laid out with water pools, rotundas and magnificent marble statues.
The Salle Pleyel
The Salle Pleyel is a concert hall and was named after the notorious French piano manufacturing plant Pleyel. After hosting nearly 20 000 concerts attended by over 25 000 000 spectators, it eventually became registered as an historical monument in 2002.
The Arc of Triumph
The Arc of Triumph is an iconic symbol of the French nation and was ordered by Napoleon the 1st with the purpose of commemorating the war heroes and celebrating their glory. It has been hosting the eternal flame dedicated to the Unknown Soldier since 1923. It culminates at the crossroad between the twelve avenues on the Place de l’étoile and provides a breath-taking panorama from its roof terrace.
The Champs Elysées Avenue is considered as the most magnificent avenue in the world; its fame equals the prestige of its stores. World famous brands such as Louis Vuitton exhibit their boutiques, designed as real museums.
The Palais des Congrès
The Palais des Congrès is at the doorsteps of the Porte Maillot; it is one of Paris most important places for trade and conferences with a large exhibition space divided in four auditorium rooms and numerous meeting rooms, stores and restaurants. It is also a place for entertainment, as large-scale show performances take place at the Palais des Congrès.
Markets around the hotel
There are plenty of small-size markets around the hotel. You will enjoy wandering about the market stalls along the cheese-makers, regional products sellers or floral designers while searching for new flavours. The Batignolles market and the flower market are open every day except Mondays. On Saturday morning you may want to experience an entirely bio-market on rue des Batignolles!
Mariage Frères is a Parisian teahouse founded in 1854, its products are now distributed worldwide and can be found in the finest palaces. At the Mariage Frères store house you will be able to taste original assortments of tea while sitting in the tearoom, and buy high quality tea products.
Patisserie des Rêves
On rue Poncelet, the fine bakery “La Pâtisserie des Rêves” is an iconic place for all bakery lovers and represents the quintessence of French bakery refinement. Philippe Conticini is one the world most renowned bakers and exhibits his creations under bells made of glass the way one would display expensive jewellery.
In the nearby streets, we recommend you a few places where you can enjoy a snack meal:
The Aubrac Corner offers an array of culinary delights from the Ayveron region in South of France
The Valois 1868 is a typical Parisian “Bistrot” and has not broken the culinary traditions in 150 years
The Twenty Peas is an English style teahouse, which offers a healthy cooking made of bio-products from the market.
In the vicinity of the hotel, there are some prestigious restaurants where you will enjoy gastronomic diners, such as the 39V located on the rooftop of the 39,Georges V Avenue. The restaurant Relais & Châteaux Apicius is run by the chef Jean-Pierre Vigato and was awarded three Michelin stars. We recommend you as well Yannick Alléano’s cuisine at Pavillon Ledoyen or the more traditional Taillevent restaurant.
The Batignolle was once renowned for the many artists who settled in the neighbourhood. Today, its many bars, shops and restaurants still very much enjoy the favour of the Parisians. Wander across the artist’s studios on the rue Legendre, let you seduce by some culinary specialties on rue Lévis, and delve into the night bars and restaurants.
Rue du Faubourg St Honoré
The rue du Faubourg St Honoré is not only one of Paris most luxurious avenue; it also embodies French elegance and refinement. It is renowned for the numerous embassies, art galleries or high fashion houses alongside the street such as Lanvin, Cartier, Yves Saint-Laurent, Chloé, Chanel or Hermès.