Organizing an event in a luxury hotel

Think big ... Organize a private event, a VIP business meeting, a wedding or a bar mitzvah at one of Paris’s grandest hotels or palaces.

An event at a luxury hotel

Organizing an exceptional corporate event or wedding reception at one of Paris’s 10 deluxe hotels means that you will be spending a special day, evening or weekend in a unique place with incomparable elegance. Prestigious services for private events are equally upscale. Everything is possible, without moderation!

Hôtel de Crillon*****

Hôtel de Crillon - Jardin d'hiver

The Hôtel de Crillon, a Rosewood Hotel was completely transformed in 2017 after 4 years of extensive renovation work. It is now the essence of French art de vivre. With 124 bedrooms and suites overlooking either the pedestrianized street Boissy d'Anglas or the interior courtyards, the hotel offers several categories of accommodation, from the Executive Room to the Grands Appartements (335 m² in total). Some suites can be hired to hold private receptions in true luxury settings. The Marie-Antoinette suite, for example, offers a 60 m² living room covered with a superb Aubusson tapestry, and 2 terraces, one of which (37 m²) has a view of Place de la Concorde. For a business breakfast or tea in the afternoon, the Cour d'Honneur and the Cour Gabriel, with their magnificent plants and fountains, provide a welcoming and chic atmosphere. The Crillon also has spaces for larger scale events. Three reception rooms full of history, which have been witness to statesmen and royal families, can be combined for events for up to 240 people. A meeting room for 12 people and a private wine cellar for 15 people complete the offer. The bespoke options and cuisine offered by Chef Christopher Hache and pastry chef Jérôme Chaucesse, ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’, ensure a prestigious event in the heart of an emblematic place in the French capital.

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The Peninsula Paris*****

Step through the doors of the Parisian palace The Peninsula Paris on Avenue Kléber, a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe, and pause to admire the delicate glass artwork in the middle of the lobby. The magic continues in the hotel's 200 rooms and suites, with their exceptional comfort and elegant interiors. For events, the 87 m² Rotunda, an elegant setting bathed in natural light, is ideal for a reception for 40 people or 100 in cocktail format. The 172 m² Salon Etoile is suitable for dancing evenings, cocktail receptions, gala dinners and conferences for up to 200 people, or 110 seated, in a majestic atmosphere accentuated by high ceilings. Three other rooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology can accommodate up to 100 people for meetings, seminars or study days. For an outdoor event, the sumptuous Kléber Terrace on the hotel's roof can be privately hired for up to 100 people and offers a 360° view of Paris with the Eiffel Tower up close. The catering offer, provided by Chef Christophe Raoux, provides exceptional gourmet cuisine. The hotel has notably 6 large dining areas, including the Oiseau Blanc, on the 6th floor, overlooking Parisian landmarks, and a summer terrace.

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The Westin Paris-Vendôme****

Le Westin Paris Vendôme - Le jardin d'hiver © OTCP

Ideally situated between Place Vendôme and the Tuileries Gardens, The Westin Paris-Vendôme combines Parisian chic with design and technology. The hotel has 428 rooms and suites, 2 restaurants and a magnificent terrace. The restaurant ‘Le First’ offers authentic and inventive cuisine in an elegant and cosy atmosphere, ideal for a delicious brunch. With new decor every year, the terrace (for up to 150 people) changes with the seasons from winter garden to summer terrace. The Westin offers many options for your corporate or private events in its 13 Second Empire style reception rooms. Ranging from 126 m² to 414 m², they can accommodate up to 1,200 people for prestigious receptions, dinners and cocktail receptions, and each offer something different. The most impressive of them, the Imperial Salon, can host up to 600 people and provides a luxurious setting furnished with huge chandeliers, marble and elaborate wood panelling. Some suites can also be privately hired for more confidential events. The Presidential Suite has a spacious lounge, ideal for meetings or product launches and affords a breathtaking view of the Tuileries Gardens and the Eiffel Tower.

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The Royal Monceau Raffles Paris*****

Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris - Restaurant | 630x405 | © OTCP - DR

The Royal Monceau Raffles Paris, a palace hotel located just a few steps from the Champs-Elysées, has 149 rooms and suites that mix contemporary design with inimitable Parisian elegance. The establishment’s 4 restaurants, including the Michelin-starred ‘Il Carpaccio’, honour the cuisine of different countries, such as Japan, France and Italy, for unparalleled tasting experiences. The magnificent terrace, which is shared between the different restaurants, changes with the seasons. For events (up to 120 people), the hotel has 147 m² of welcoming and modular space, bathed in natural light. This space can be split up into 2 or 3 reception rooms to adapt to all types of events such as conferences, lunches, meetings or cocktail receptions. It is also possible to hold a reception in one of the 3 presidential suites (280 m² to 350 m) designed like authentic Parisian apartments – ideal for corporate events. The largest, the Raffles Presidential Suite, with its light colour palette and modern furniture, includes a reception room giving onto a dining room for business meals in complete privacy. A 99-seat private cinema completes the offer.

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Fouquet's Barrière*****

Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet's Paris - LeJoy - Le Jardin  © Marc Berenguer

A resolutely Parisian institution, Fouquet’s is the essential rendezvous spot for those in the art, show business and corporate worlds. Situated on the corner of avenue George V and avenue Champs-Élysées, this prestigious address is ideally situated for holding exceptional events. Fouquet’s has 50 bedrooms and 31 luxury suites, 3 bars and 5 restaurants, each with a different setting, and particular atmosphere and cuisine. La Petite Maison de Nicole, run by chef Jean-Yves Leuranguer is the Parisian version of the restaurant in Nice created by Nicole Rubi, known for his inventive and colourful cuisine.

For evening functions or private events, Fouquet’s has two large first floor salons (the Raimu salon and the Nimier salon) 100 and 60 m2, capable of hosting between 50 and 100 people according to the format required. Clubbing evenings can also be organized (times to be determined). For more confidential receptions, the James Joyce and Delluc salons, on avenue George V, can host tables of 8 to 12 guests in an elegant setting with natural daylight. For larger receptions (up to 120 guests) with a lounge atmosphere, receptions can be held on the François André terrace, which has an exceptional view overlooking the world’s most famous avenue. Finally, for seminars, Fouquet’s has a specifically-equipped salon (with a view of the hotel’s private garden) capable of hosting 19 people.

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Hotel Scribe Paris*****

Hôtel Scribe Paris - Le Lumière jour

Within immediate proximity to the Palais Garnier Opera House, in what was formerly the home of the highly urbane Jockey Club, l'Hôtel Scribe is a tribute to Parisian culture. 

This 213-room luxury establishment (which includes 9 suites and 2 duplex apartments), has retained its calm and elegant ‘dandy’ atmosphere, typical of the 18th century. Its 2 restaurants – Le Lumière (1 star in the Michelin Guide) and the Obscur – serve authentic and gastronomic cuisine, whilst its famous tea room – the 1T. Rue Scribe – mixes Parisian elegance with essences of Asia, in a boudoir atmosphere. For private events, the hotel has 4 fully-equipped modular meeting rooms and 2 reception rooms for large-scale events.
Le 1895  – the largest of its private-hire spaces – covers a surface area of 200 m2 and can host up to 110 guests for a sit-down dinner and 150 people for a cocktail reception. Then, there are the Louis and Auguste Lumière salons, which can host 60 and 90 guests according to the type of event. The catering offered for private events can be entirely personalized, according to the nature of the event. The Sofitel group, owner of the Scribe, also organizes exclusive services to accompany each event (seminars, weddings or private evening functions).

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Intercontinental Paris Le Grand***** 

Intercontinental Paris Le Grand IBTM WORLD 2017

With its 398 bedrooms and 72 suites right next to the Palais Garnier Opera House, the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand embodies the spirit of Grand Paris... Luxury and comfort are the keywords here for the organizing of exceptional events. Sumptuously renovated in 2003 in a Second Empire style, the hotel has numerous advantages for the organization of an unforgettable event. Its 2,200 m2 conference area is unique. 21 rooms, (including 13 salons with natural daylight) equipped with the latest multimedia technology, play host to public and private events of all sizes, from small meetings of around 20 people to more grandiose events like for example in the Salon Opéra, the most illustrious ballroom in Paris. Features include a ceiling height of 14 metres, a monumental chandelier, gilding and mirrors, gala dinners for 450 guests (700 guests in cocktail format), or evenings with dancing until 1am in the morning. Jointly with the Salon Ravel and the superb adjoining conservatory, the room is able to receive 960 guests for dinner (1,600 for a cocktail reception). And there is also the 800 m2 winter garden in the middle of the hotel.

The Café de la Paix – the famous restaurant at the Grand Hôtel – may also be privatized for a unique evening function. 

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Le Meurice*****

Meurice - Suite deluxe

Opulence and comfort. Under the elegant arcades of the rue de Rivoli, opposite the Tuileries Gardens, Le Meurice is an oasis of calm in the heart of the capital. The 160 guest rooms of this palace, all equipped with marble bathrooms, are decorated in the style of Louis XVI. The common areas are all equally stylish and are evidently suited to exceptional private events. The hotel’s restaurants (Le Meurice, 3 stars in the Michelin Guide, and the Dali decorated by Philippe and Ara Starck) are under the aegis of three-time-starred chef Yannick Alléno. For private events, this hotel has 5 salons (3 communicating) situated on the ground floor, including the famous Pompadour salon with its particularly refined decoration and furniture. The terrace, to which only certain of the finest suites have access, like the Belle Étoile, offers a unique view of the Tuileries, the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. Its 250 m² can become a unique venue for upscale events. These private-hire spaces are suitable for small intimate receptions for 5 guests, or events on a large scale, like themed evenings created around a specific type of decor, which can host up to 450 guests. Evening functions with dancing may be organized here (times to be arranged). For weddings, private events or corporate meetings, partners of the Meurice offer numerous services to assist clients, such as putting together bespoke programmes for group tours of Paris, or making a transport service available for transfers. 

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The Plaza Athénée*****

Hôtel Plaza Athénée Paris - Cour jardin

Located on avenue Montaigne, this icon of French luxury has an exceptional setting that blends tradition and modernity. The bar of the Plaza Athénée, redecorated by designer Patrick Jouin, is one of the most high-society places in Paris and a particularly original place to organize private evening functions or corporate events. With its DJ box it can be converted into a club where it is possible to dance the night away until 2am in the morning. For dining, the five restaurants (including the outdoor Cour Jardin at the heart of the hotel, where a skating rink is installed in winter.) are managed by Alain Ducasse, one of the most talented chefs in the world.

For the organization of private events, seminars or corporate evening functions, the palace has 3 exceptional places, each with a specific atmosphere: the Marie-Antoinette salon, the Dorchester salon and the bar of the Plaza Athénée. It is possible to host 170 guests for cocktail evenings (120 people for the Marie-Antoinette salon and 50 for the Dorchester salon), or 100 or so guests for a sit-down meal. What’s more, the staff at the Plaza Athénée offer bespoke services (decoration, transfer, valet parking, etc.) for each of these events, and even bespoke tours of Paris for groups. 

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Mandarin Oriental Paris*****

The Mandarin Oriental's Royal Suite is proof enough of the luxuriousness of this establishment on rue Saint-Honoré, halfway between place Vendôme and the Tuileries Gardens. With a total surface area of 350 m2, it offers a unique circular view of the rooftops of Paris and the capital’s greatest monuments (Montmartre, Palais Garnier Opera House, the Louvre, and the Madeleine, etc.) from its terrace. On two levels, this suite is an ideal honeymoon setting. It has a huge lounge with terrace and lacquered wood table. The Mandarin has 138 guest rooms, including 39 suites with two or three bedrooms. Its two restaurants – Le Sur Mesure (two stars in the Michelin Guide) and Le Camélia, bathed in daylight – are supervised by starred chef Thierry Marx, whose team create personalized menus for private events organized at the hotel.

The Mandarin Oriental has 4 rooms for corporate meetings and private dinners, overlooking the garden with its trees and camellias. Fully modular and equipped with the latest technology, these rooms can host between 12 and 60 guests for dinners, cocktails or evening functions with dancing (times to be determined). The establishment offers a range of services for private events like corporate seminars, weddings or family celebrations.

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The Lutetia*****

Hôtel Lutetia, Paris

After 4 years of renovation works directed by internationally renowned architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the Lutetia reopened its doors in July 2018. This iconic hotel on Paris’s Left Bank, built in 1910 in an Art Deco style, is located at the heart of the village-like Saint-Germain-des-Prés district. This 5-star hotel, which now meets all the criteria of a luxury hotel, has 184 bedrooms, including 47 suites, ranging from 28 to 170 m², as well as 6 halls (ranging from 32 to 310 m²) that can be hired for private events. The largest and most prestigious, the Cristal Ballroom, can welcome up to 300 for a cocktail reception or up to 190 for a sit-down meal. High ceilings, glass doors, cutting-edge technology and direct access from Boulevard Raspail make this historic hall the perfect place for a professional or private event. The Hôtel Lutetia and its events management team offer personalized services for organizing seminars or wedding receptions. Among the new additions are the 700 m² Akasha spa and the Brasserie Lutetia with a menu designed by triple Michelin-starred chef Gérald Passedat.

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Alfred Sommier*****

Hôtel Alfred Sommier - Salon réunion , Paris

Located in the heart of the Madeleine district, this 5-star hotel is housed inside a former private mansion built from cut stone in 1860 by a rich sugar manufacturer. Restored by one of his descendants, the Hôtel Alfred Sommier still preserves the classic French charm and elegance of this prestigious residence. Near Faubourg Saint Honoré and the famous department stores Printemps and Galeries Lafayette, this luxury hotel has 5 reception halls from 16 m² to 54 m² for organizing your events and 88 bedrooms, including 22 suites, for your guests to stay in once the event is over. The reception halls can be hired out together or separately for private events and have a private entrance and technological equipment to ensure the success of your event for up to 250 guests. Opening onto the main courtyard, the Salon des Archives is an ideal reception space for welcoming between 24 and 63 guests according to the format of your event. Be it a cocktail reception, a banquet or a buffet, the head chef of the restaurant Les Caryatides creates menus suited to your needs and adapts his dishes with the seasons. This prestigious hotel is just as suited to business meetings as it is to private soirees and weddings.

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Maison Astor Paris****

Maison Astor Paris

Welcome to the Maison Astor Paris, a historic residence built in 1907 by J. J. Astor IV, the heir of a powerful American family and an avant-garde businessman enchanted by Paris. Renovated in 2018 as part of the Curio Collection by Hilton brand, this 4-star hotel preserves the mark left by the former owner with a mix of classical French elegance and American impertinence. Located between the Madeleine and the Champs-Elysées, the Maison Astor has 131 bedrooms and suites, all stylishly decorated and with all the comfort of a Parisian apartment. For an exceptional event, the hotel provides several spaces for private hire. Take your place in the 113 m² dining room with its beautiful glass roof for a banquet of up to 40 people or a cocktail reception of up to 150 people. Chef Nicolas Clavier will offer you a culinary journey from Paris to New York. With decor by the Maison Hermès and a terrace with a panoramic view over Sacré-Cœur and the Eiffel Tower, the two 42 m² Rooftop Suites are perfect for cocktail receptions. For business meetings, you can hire the 34 m² Kitty’s Library or the more private 10 m² Travel Study, both equipped with high-tech systems.

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Le Metropolitan, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel****

e Metropolitain - salon Eiffel

Le Metropolitan, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel boasts a prestigious location in the 16th arrondissement, just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysées. Behind its facade designed in the Haussmannian style typical of Parisian buildings, the hotel’s interior is elegant and resolutely contemporary. Dreamed up by designer François Champsaur, this 4-star establishment has the charm and character of a luxury boutique hotel. In addition to its ideal location, guests also appreciate the owners’ impressive private contemporary art collection which makes the place unique. The hotel has 58 bedrooms and suites as well as 2 spaces that can be hired out for private events. The 18 m² Fireplace Room can welcome business meetings and dinners for up to 10 people in a private setting, while the 36 m² Eiffel Room with a view of the Eiffel Tower can receive up to 30 people for a sit-down dinner or 40 people for a cocktail reception. Both rooms are naturally lit and fully equipped. For business lunches and dinners, the hotel restaurant offers creative gastronomic French cuisine. Finally, the attentive staff offer top quality service to make your event perfect.

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Royal Saint Honoré****

Hôtel Royal Saint-Honoré - Restaurant 1, Paris © Alexandre MOULARD

You won’t find a more central hotel than the Hôtel Royal Saint Honoré. Situated in the heart of the 1st arrondissement, this 4-star hotel awaits you on Rue Saint Honoré, an unmissable street for anyone who loves fashion and luxury and a perfect starting point for discovering Paris’s most beautiful historic monuments (the Louvre, the Opéra Garnier, the Palais-Royal, etc.). This boutique hotel, composed of 67 rooms and 5 suites, is housed in the former Hôtel de Noailles, a Parisian mansion full of charm. The Hôtel Royal Saint Honoré offers two spaces for your private and professional events, both well-lit and decorated in classical Parisian style. The 40 m² Saint Honoré Suite is perfect for business meetings or private meals for up to 12 people. The restaurant Le Saint Ô can welcome 45 people for a sit-down dinner and 65 people for a cocktail dinner, where you can enjoy refined, traditional, seasonal cuisine. In true French hospitality tradition, the hotel’s personalized welcome and attentive service will make your event a complete success.

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