Double Award During the 15th Villégiature Awards Ceremony

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.

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How To Have The Perfect Monte-Carlo Vacation

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.

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Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo and Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo awarded

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.

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Hotel Hermitage awarded “Best Hotel in Monaco” by Conde Nast Traveler

September 16th, 2017

Hotel Hermitage has been voted “Best Hotel in Monaco” by readers of the celebrated magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, which unveiled their list of best hotels in France and Monaco. One of the most recognized rankings in the tourism and hospitality sector, the Reader’s Choice Award is based on votes received from luxury travel fans. Hotel Hermitage is the only Monegasque hotel in the Top 10 of this ranking. Pascal Camia, General Manager of Hotel Hermitage states, ” I am very pleased to learn that Hotel Hermitage is ranked amongst the best hotels in France and Monaco, receiving the 2014 Reader’s Choice Award. The excellence of its service and its Riviera style art de vivre, makes Hotel Hermitage a leader in Monaco and across the globe.”

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