Hotel news

France news and key facts

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  • Opening, in 15th arrondissement's Beaugrenelle area, of Yooma, new "urban lodge" hotel concept by French designer Ora Ito with artist Daniel Buren, including a hotel with 106 rooms (2, 4 & 6 beds), a restaurant, meeting rooms, vegetable garden and artist studios (mid-May 2017)
  • Opening at Porte de Sèvres of the first Okko hotel in Paris, with a new French concept of 4-star-hotel with a single rate (€250/$260) all-inclusive: Wi-Fi, telephone, movies, open bar, fitness etc. 149 rooms, architecture by Jean-Michel Wilmotte (7 June 2017)
  • Reopening of the Hôtel de Crillon, managed Rosewood Hotels & Resorts group: redesign of the 124 rooms and suites in a 18th century style, creation of a spa and swimming pool, opening of a wine cellar and cigar lounge (5 July 2017)
  • Opening near Saint-Lazare train station of the Distrikt Lazare, 56-room hotel with meeting room, cocktail bar, pool and spa (July 2017)
  • Opening of Villages Nature, an ecological leisure complex by Disneyland® Paris and Pierre & Vacances, with 4 villages and 1,730 cottages over 259 hectares, 10 lakes, 9,000 m² indoor water park, 2,500 m² outdoor  lagoon heated all yrea round, shops, restaurants, spa and  farm (July 2017)


Côte d'Azur

  • Opening,The Unique hôtel et Résidence is located in Saint-Raphaël, 16 miles from Cannes and 12 miles from Saint-Tropez and is a 4-minute walk from the beach, 17 rooms (2 & 4 beds) and 10 studio, lounge bar (January 2017)


Oliva Rakotoson