Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris: 13 Years of Artistic Revolution and Excellence

This month, the renowned Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, an icon in the world of luxury, is set to celebrate the 13th anniversary of its stunning transformation by the world-famous designer, Philippe Starck. Nestled on the prestigious Avenue Hoche, this hotel has long been a symbol of quintessential Parisian art, culture, and hospitality, captivating the hearts of visitors from across the globe since its inception.

Over the past 13 years, this Parisian palace has gracefully retained its distinctive artistic essence, continuously enchanting art and culture aficionados worldwide. To commemorate this extraordinary milestone, the hotel invites guests to rediscover elements from its illustrious heritage.


The Presidential Suites: A Symbol of Excellence

The Presidential Suites at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris are opulent sanctuaries, each featuring three bedrooms adorned with exquisite design. These suites epitomize French glamour at its finest. With a private entrance that bestows the feeling of entering your personal Parisian abode, these spacious suites are embellished with carefully curated artworks and offer breathtaking vistas of Avenue Hoche and the Arc de Triomphe.

Ray Charles: An Immortal Legend

Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris pays homage to one of the world’s greatest musicians with its Ray Charles Suite. This suite, named after the extraordinary musician, offers a sensory journey that transcends the typical hotel experience, immersing guests in a world of luxury and creativity. The suite seamlessly blends elegant design with a deep passion for music. Upon entering, guests are welcomed by a Pleyel piano and a collection of intimate photos of Ray Charles, taken by his wife Arlette Kotchounian, offering a glimpse into the artist’s private world.

Clarins & myBlend Spa: Heaven Dressed in White

In the heart of the City of Lights, the Clarins & myBlend Spa at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris beckons guests to indulge in a truly unparalleled relaxation experience. Offering personalized treatments featuring the full range of Clarins products and cutting-edge beauty technology by myBlend, the spa provides an oasis of tranquility. For those seeking refreshment, a 23-meter swimming pool awaits, cocooned in calmness. Pilates and fitness rooms, complete with classes led by experienced trainers, cater to all fitness needs. Innovative experiences such as the Morning or Evening Routine ensure guests can start or end their day with a moment of self-care. Clarins and myBlend Spa at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris merge well-being, technology, and innovation to create an unforgettable experience.

Culinary Art at Its Best

Gastronomy reaches new heights within the walls of Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, with its three iconic restaurants becoming culinary landmarks for both Parisian locals and international guests.

Matsuhisa Paris boasts a shimmering ceiling, a masterpiece in itself, creating a uniquely creative ambiance for diners. Il Carpaccio’s decor is adorned with shells from Italian shores, awakening the senses and embarking guests on an unforgettable gastronomic journey. Meanwhile, Le Bar Long exudes a distinctive and intimate atmosphere, intensified by Philippe Starck’s iconic red color signature. These restaurants epitomize the hotel’s commitment to art and creativity, both in aesthetics and culinary innovation.

For 13 years, Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris has masterfully blended luxury, art, and elegance to offer guests a singular experience. As we celebrate this remarkable anniversary, we eagerly anticipate the continued evolution of this Palace in the heart of the City of Lights, ensuring that its legacy of artistic revolution and excellence endures for generations to come.


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