January 22, 2021

The Hôtel de Crillon Reopens, Unveils Lagerfeld Suites and Pool

The Hôtel de Crillon, one of the crown jewels of Paris’ historic luxury hotels, is reopening its doors after a four-year renovation.
The gates of 10 Place de la Concorde will swing open on Wednesday to reveal the Crillon’s refurbished 81 rooms, 33 suites and 10 Signature Suites, a gastronomic restaurant, a brasserie, a bar and winter garden, a spa, hair salon and grooming spaces.
Highly anticipated is the all-new swimming pool — a skylight in one of the interior courtyards will bring natural light onto the 17,600 fish-scale mosaic tesserae lining the basin.
Extensive work was done by the renovation arm of building conglomerate Bouygues to reinforce the structure and carve out new spaces both in the upper levels and below ground. All the hotel’s listed elements — which include the façade, parquet flooring as well as the Batailles, Aigles and Marie Antoinette reception rooms — have been meticulously restored. Surprising elements came to light during the renovation, such as the structure of a chapel that had been hidden by previous works. Some 17,000 cubic meters of earth were removed to excavate the subterranean levels required for the pool and new technical equipment.
As announced, Karl Lagerfeld did the decor of the Grands Appartements,

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