This is not to say the designer Pierre Yovanovitch did away with the old completely. He retained some valuable, original elements of the historical building—such as parts of the lovely staircase—but otherwise has transformed rather than adapted the interiors.
The result? A smooth black-stone façade, glossy floors, custom-made furniture, contemporary light features, and original artwork. More like a contemporary pied-à-Terre or private apartments, the spaces at the Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysées have an invigorating vibe, simplicity—and a touch of glamour.
One of the best things about the Merignan is its 8th Arrondissement location—the hotel is tucked away in a quiet street connecting the famous Champs-Elysees with the shopaholic’s mecca of Avenue Montaigne. Close by is Grand Palais, and so are many esteemed art galleries. It’s the heart of Paris, in many respects.
We only visited for a day, and sadly the main restaurant was closed, occupied by an artist painting bespoke murals high on the walls—but the hotel’s ground floor bar was a great place to hang around, and the food served was excellent.
The bar is very much a focal point of the Marignan. It is its own space, zoned into two areas with very different moods, warm and airy main area, and dark and funky back cavern.
Rooms follow the neutral contemporary style, with clean lines and a light decorative touch. Spacious and airy, with bright ensuite bathrooms and all mod cons, the rooms are unpretentious and comfortable.
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Categories: Boutique hotels, Business hotels, City hotels, Luxury hotels, Modern design, Nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing,
Number of rooms & suites: 50
Rate per night: From $271 USD
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It's difficult to come up with something new on the Paris hotel scene, with its plethora of high-end hotels, the few grand dame palaces and plenty of edgy, if not to say over-the-top experiments.
Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysées manages to combine restraint with just the right dose of fashion and contemporary style to make it stand out from the luxury hotel crowd. Add great service and excellent location and you have a winner.
Author: Travel+Style. Last updated: 21/11/2019
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