The Peninsula Hotels stands as the pinnacle of luxury and sophistication, a beacon of refined elegance in the world of hospitality. Owned and operated by The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), incorporated in 1866, this esteemed brand proudly holds the title of being Asia’s oldest hotel company still in operation. The flagship Peninsula hotel first opened its doors in Hong Kong in 1928, setting the gold standard for luxury accommodation. Today, the Peninsula portfolio encompasses ten hotels located in some of the world’s most iconic cities: Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Paris, Bangkok, and Manila. Exciting new additions are currently under development in London and Istanbul.

For nearly a century, the Peninsula name has been synonymous with an exquisite blend of tradition, glamour, innovation, and exceptional service. Guests of Peninsula hotels enjoy unparalleled accommodation, luxurious transportation, and world-class dining and spa experiences, along with curated cultural programs that immerse them in the unique essence of each city hosting a Peninsula property.

Situated just steps from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris’s sophisticated 16th arrondissement, The Peninsula Paris is within walking distance of some of the world’s most famous monuments, museums, and luxury shopping districts. Occupying a meticulously restored 19th-century Haussmanian building, the hotel first opened in 1908 as one of Paris’s grandest hotels, a legacy it proudly continues today. The Peninsula Paris boasts 200 sumptuously decorated rooms, including 86 suites. Among these, three stand out for their unparalleled space and glamour: the Katara Suite, with its 100-square-meter private terrace and garden, the Historic Suite, with grand furnishings evoking the Belle Époque, and the opulent Peninsula Suite, offering 318 square meters of space, a formal dining room, a grand piano, and a lounge adorned with crystal chandeliers and a fireplace.

The Peninsula Paris offers six distinctive restaurants and lounges. The Lobby, with its lavishly restored early 20th-century dining room, provides an elegant setting for Afternoon Tea accompanied by a live jazz trio and eclectic all-day dining. La Terrasse Kléber, an alfresco café along Avenue Kléber, invites guests to enjoy international dishes beneath one of the largest covered terraces in Paris. LiLi, a temple of fine Cantonese cuisine, features a dramatic interior design inspired by Chinese and French opera, with gastronomic delights prepared by award-winning Hong Kong chefs. L’Oiseau Blanc, a French restaurant on the sixth floor with an aviation theme, offers stunning views of the monuments of Paris. Bar Kléber, a historic bar with oak paneling, gilded moldings, high ceilings, and giant mirrors, sets the scene for fine cocktails, wines, champagnes, spirits, and international whiskies. The Lounge Kléber, an intimate parlor lounge with a splendid frescoed ceiling, is ideal for relaxing and savoring libations and select cigars.

A tranquil oasis encompassing more than 1,800 square meters, The Peninsula Spa offers some of the most luxurious and deeply personalized spa experiences in Paris. Guests can indulge in a variety of beauty and wellness therapies inspired by Asia, Europe, and Ayurveda in six relaxing treatment rooms. Spa facilities include separate saunas, aromatherapy steam rooms, and relaxation lounges for men and women, an Asian tea lounge, and two VIP couples’ suites. For fitness enthusiasts, there is a 20-meter indoor swimming pool and a gym equipped with state-of-the-art training equipment.

The majestic Beaux-Arts building of The Peninsula Paris, originally debuting as the Hotel Majestic in 1908, has a fascinating history. It was one of the first hotels in Paris to have a rooftop garden and private bathrooms in its rooms and suites. The hotel has hosted some of the most famous artists of the early 20th century, including James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Pablo Picasso, and Igor Stravinsky. After an extensive four-year renovation, The Peninsula Paris reopened in 2014 and, since then, has continued its legacy as a premier destination of luxury and elegance, remaining one of the city’s most distinguished hotels to this day.

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