New Paris Hotel To Open In March
Meliá Hotels International boosts its brand portfolio with the opening of the city’s largest four star hotel in ten years
2 February, 2015: Meliá Hotels International is set to open its latest lifestyle hotel, in March 2015, located in the heart of Paris’ vibrant business district. With spectacular panoramic views of the city and its key landmarks, Meliá Paris La Défense will be the French capital’s largest four star hotel to open in ten years.
Created by Vasconi Architects, in partnership with renowned French interior designer Jean-Phillipe Nuel, Meliá Paris La Défense has been uniquely designed in the shape of the sail of a boat. Jean-Phillipe Nuel was the brainchild behind the high-profile revamp of Paris’ iconic Molitor Swimming Pool.
The new built property boasts 369 guest rooms, including 29 suites, which are distributed across 18 floors. Each room has superior-quality linen bedding, an en-suite bathroom with a rain shower and premium amenities, as well as a flat-screen satellite TV.
Restaurants & Bars
Located on the 19th floor and set against the city’s magnificent backdrop, the Skyline Paris Lounge & Bar provides an extensive cocktail list, tapas and appetizers, as well as live music and DJs. The hotel has two restaurants:
Le Miroir restaurant has an impressive view of the Esplanade water mirror fountain and Greek artist Takis’ ‘Bright Trees’ installation, with an authentic menu which is a delicate fusion of Spanish tradition and international cuisines.
Set on the ground floor, The Place lobby bar & lounge is an everyday restaurant and deli with an outdoor terrace, where guests and local business people can eat in or takeaway.
Meliá Paris La Défense offers an exclusive ‘THE LEVEL’ service, with a private lounge, which includes quick check-in. As part of the membership, guests can enjoy a full buffet breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails in the evening.
The hotel also caters for meetings and business events, offering 850 square metres of flexible event space and eight conference rooms, which can accommodate up to 400 people. Each meeting room offers Wi-Fi and high-tech audio-visual equipment in a luxurious setting.
It has a 24 hour on-site fitness centre located on the 19th floor allowing guests to work out and enjoy spectacular views of the city.
Meliá Paris La Défense adds to the brand’s global portfolio of more than 350 city and resort hotels. Rates start from 180€ per room.
About Meliá Hotels & Resorts
Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand is the Group’s city and resort hotels brand that combine a mixture of stunning yet functional facilities within preferred business and leisure destinations, such as Meliá Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Meliá Jardim Europa - Sao Paolo, Meliá Caribe Tropical - Dominican Republic, Meliá Barcelona - Spain, Melià Vendome - Paris, Melià Whitehouse - London and Meliá Zanzibar - Tanzania. The brand is designed to offer the five senses a fresh and innovative experience through igniting the Spanish tradition of excellence in hospitality. All hotels pay close attention to sensory design coupled with fresh and welcoming decorations, balancing aesthetics and design functionality. Meliá hotels feature a VIP experience called “The Level” that offers a private lounge with open bar, exclusive room accommodations, special in room amenities and the finest service. www.melia-hotels.com
About Meliá Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide as well as the absolute leader within the Spanish market, with more than 370 hotels (current portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries and 4 continents under the brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, ME by Meliá, Innside by Meliá, Tryp by Wyndham and Sol Hoteles. The strategic focus on international growth has allowed Meliá Hotels International to be the first Spanish hotel company with presence in key markets such as China, the Arabian Gulf or the US, as well as maintaining its leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America or the Caribbean. Its high degree of globalization, a diversified business model, the consistent growth plan supported by strategic alliances with major investors and its commitment to responsible tourism are the major strengths of Meliá Hotels International, being the Spanish Hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking) and one of the most attractive to work worldwide. www.melia.com