November 1st, 2017
The Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer Group was awarded the prize for the “Best hotel group in Europe” and the Monte-Carlo Beach for the “Best swimming pool in a hotel in Europe”
On October 16th, 2017 at the Château de Ferrières, the 15th edition of the Villégiature Awards ceremony took place where the most outstanding hotels in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East were awarded.
The Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer Group was awarded the highest distinction with the “Best hotel group in Europe”. This prize rewards the passion of a Group that has excelled for more than 150 years in the sector of luxury hotels, gastronomy, entertainment, well-being and which constantly strives to enhance and further develop its heritage. This is evidenced by the ongoing metamorphosis of the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo.
Special mention for the swimming pool of Monte-Carlo Beach, voted “Best swimming pool in a hotel in Europe”.
As a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux collection, the Monte-Carlo Beach welcomes this award as real recognition. At the centre of the legendary Beach Club, the Olympic sized mirror pool with its heated seawater and elegant vintage diving boards has been delighting swimmers since 1928. Learning to swim at the Monte-Carlo Beach is a long tradition. This luxurious place was recently made even more beautiful by architect-designer India Mahdavi.
“We are very proud of this double distinction which endorses the excellent work done daily by our teams, and the dynamics of our group. Our goal is to become the benchmark for luxury in Europe and this reward shows us we are moving in the right direction. I would also like to congratulate the Monte-Carlo Beach team which earned this well-deserved award, for its exceptional pool set on the Mediterranean Sea which is unanimously appreciated by our customers.” Didier Boidin, General Manager of Hotel Operations.
October 18th, 2017
Monte-Carlo is home to several high-end hotels, but the only one you need to know about is Hotel Hermitage
The gleaming white Belle Epoque facade sums up the essence of Monte-Carlo ritz and glitz: inside, it boasts one of the most famous lobbies in Europe, with a glass domed cupola designed by Gustave Eiffel (as in, the tower). The pampering continues downstairs, at Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo spa, where you can sign up for cryotherapy—the treatment involves spending two minutes in a cold chamber set to -110º C, and is used to relieve stress, jetlag and muscle diseases.
from Travel + Leisure
Click on this link to read all about the spectacular Thermes Marins Spa, the recently-awarded top spa in Europe.
September 16th, 2017
Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo and Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo have been voted “Best Hotel in Monaco” by readers of the celebrated American magazine Condé Nast Traveller, who unveiled their selection of best hotels in France and Monaco Luxury travel buffs vote in the magazine Condé Nast Traveler for the Reader’s Choice Award, considered to be one of the most distinguished rankings in the hotel and tourism industry.
The “Best Hotels in France & Monaco” are a reliable and appropriate selection of hotels in this specific geographical area.
The Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo made a remarkable first impression, going right to third place, while the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo takes the tenth place.
As the only hotels from Monaco to rank among the top 10 “Best Hotels in France”, these two Société des Bains de Mer jewels are clearly being recognised for their standards of excellence, maintained with painstaking care since the last century.
In this way, the reputation of the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo and the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo as two of the world’s finest luxury hotels is confirmed, as is the fact that these two giants of the past have always kept up with the times while highlighting their unique style and timeless elegance.
The legendary three Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris certainly contributes to this legend, as do the group’s other unique establishments such as the Bar Américain and the new preventive health, wellness and performance centre, Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo.
The excellent level of service, however, is what the legend is truly about, and why it will continue to carry on as nothing short of exceptional. The legend celebrates its 150th anniversary, and in doing so looks resolutely to the future.