16th arrondissement, Paris
Once the home of Napoleon’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte, 10 avenue Iéna, in the residential 16th arrondissement, now houses the splendid Shangri-La Hotel, Paris. After 2 years of painstaking renovation, the property opened its doors in 2010 to much acclaim.
Featuring 101 rooms and suites, most of which have superb views of neighbouring Eiffel Tower, Paris’ most recognized landmark, the property boasts traditional French design inspired by Napoleon’s era, with a modern twist and touches of Asian influences to pay tribute to the group’s Asian heritage.
The Suite Imperial and Salons Historiques are registered in the ‘Monument Historique’ (National Heritage protection label) which were once nearly derelict before the Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts purchased the building. The Suite Shangri-La, located on the top floor has a stunning terrace of 100 sqm with undisrupted views of the Eiffel Tower.
Shangri-La Hotel, Paris offers three dining options. La Bauhinia is the all-day dining restaurant boasting traditional French cuisine as well as typical South East Asian dishes with a modern touch. The Shang Palace, the group’s signature restaurant, offers superb dim-sums and is the first Chinese cuisine restaurant in France to receive a Michelin star. L’Abeille is the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant which boasts delicious dishes overlooking the hotel’s flowery gardens.
Shangri-La Hotel, Paris’ CARITA spa offers soothing massages whilst the nearby pool is one of the largest pools in Paris with natural day-light. You can even see the tip of the Eiffel Tower from the pool.
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Shangri-La Hotel, Paris Information
- Location & Getting There
Shangri-La Hotel Paris is located in what was once the home of Napoleon's grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte. It is a 45-minute drive from Charles de Gaulle Airport and a 30-minute drive from Paris Orly Airport.
The 101 rooms and suites featured are all decorated in shades of blue, white and ecru. Superior rooms ovevrlook either the hotel courtyard or the hotel glass cupola; Deluxe rooms have a terrace or balcony overlooking the courtyard or the Avenue d’Iéna; Premier rooms offer the largest bedrooms with the same views as a Deluxe; Eiffel Tower View Rooms offer unparallel views of one of the most renowned landmarks of Paris, with certain rooms featuring a private terrace. Suites boast an additional living and sitting area, a private terrace or balcony, with incomparable paranomas of the city, including the Eiffel Tower, River Seine and many other monuments.
- Fitness centre
- Lounge area
- Conference facilities
- Dining: 3 restaurants, 1 bar
Though you will find it hard to leave your bedroom with its stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, there are many sights to see in the area. The 16th Arrondissement is teeming with museums (Le Musee Guimet, Le Musee d'Art Moderne and Le Musee Galiera to name a few) and of course is very close to the famed Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars. Avenue Montaigne and its countless luxury boutiques are also within walking distance as are numerous brasseries.
Babysitting and childcare services are available upon request.