Prestigious place across the world, from Monaco to Dubai, London to Saint Petersburg, the Buddha-Bar saga has opened the doors of its third 5 star hotel in the heart of the chic area of Paris in June 2013, following previous openings in Prague and Budapest.
Ideally located in a quiet street of Paris, only 20 meters from the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and its luxurious stores such as Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Lanvin or Chloé, few steps from the Madeleine square, the Palais de l’Elysée, United States and United Kingdom embassies and not far from the Champs Elysées avenue, the Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris, invites its guests to a dreamlike journey in the heart of Asia.
The tone is set while crossing the hall overlooked by red silk lanterns and extended by the historic courtyard. You enter here a place with a unique atmosphere where all the senses are highlighted : a soft oriental perfume is floating in the air, noble materials covering ground and walls are inviting you to touch, the eye focuses on the decoration abundance with imperial tints subtly enlighten by complex lighting effects, hearing is preserved with the felted atmosphere. Later we will discover the taste…
Here the property symbol, a majestic dragon from China, looks after the guests. We can see it along the floors, on the carpet on the period wooden floor or the Nepal stone tile.
When the elevator doors open on the multiple floors, the corridor, leading to the room, brightness is dazzling. Floors and walls are dressed with yellow and black, each of those tints enhancing the other. Materials are noble, wood and thick fabric cover the walls, while a thick carpet, with the dragon symbol, covers the floor. To reach your destination, you may take the main staircase generously curved, an architectural marvel.
Alike the rest of the hotel, the 96 rooms and suites of the Buddha-Bar have been decorated with an impressive attention to detail : marble mosaic, rosewood, lacquered ceiling sometime with a gold leaf style, sometime with black lacquer… Bathrooms are tiled with red glass paste, gold and black coming from a famous Italian brand. Large mirrors, usually adorned with the dragon, plays with the light, thus strengthening the place sophistication. Bathroom products are from the Buddha-Bar brand, in reference to the Buddha-Bar Spa opened in Evian. The rooms and suites offer all the comfort you could expect from an hotel of this category, in terms of technology as well as in terms of feeling : to make the guests night smooth, bed linen are made of woven cotton from Egypt and a pillow menu is available giving 5 different options. The room service is available 24h/24.
The Shanghai Art Deco from the thirties gets married marvelously with the haussmannian style of the Gagny suites that are classified on the French Supplementary Historic Monument List. Moldings renovated with gold leaf, original frescoes from the 18th century, Louis XV mirrors, and Versailles wood parquet make them real jewels. We can find here the whole soul of a Renaissance private mansion. Those suites got their name from Monsieur de Gagny, one of the former owners of that location, who was in charge of the King Louis XV amusements. To reinforce this exclusive feeling, specific services are dedicated to those.
At the restaurant Le Vraymonde of the Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris, in a decoration made of patinas with warm tints and damask bench seats, mirrors are playing together for an infinite perspective. This Oriental-Occidental hybridization is also seen in the plate. After eleven years of experience as a Chef at Petrossian, recognized with one star at the Red Guide, the Chef Rougui Who associates with talent regular nice products with spices and other ingredients at the crossroads of the continents.
Each Saturday and Sunday, the Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris brunch is a beloved meeting place for Parisians.
Like a haven of peace in the chic area of Paris, the terrace is perfect to enjoy sunlight when it is showing up. The historic monument courtyard is also decorated with Asian touches. Between the tables, nice shrubs are planted, as a Japanese garden under the blinds with Empire colors.
Another unavoidable place Le Qu4tre, Buddha-Bar Hotel lounge bar. Paris chic area trendy address, the bar welcomes its guests in a true Haute Couture chest with Japanese style precious materials. Directed and exclusive, the atmosphere evolves with the hours, together with the Buddha-Bar music theme. We can find here the 4 elements : water, sky, land and fire implemented in the 16 cocktails available. As in the Haute Couture, the collections are changing following the seasons.
To extend this travel, the Buddha-Bar hotel has a spa where treatments based on traditional techniques from all over Asia are delivered.
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