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A Look at Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris' New Penthouse Suite
I have dreams about being whisked away to Paris. In those dreams, I spend my time nibbling on colorful macaroons, splurging on high-end garments from Chanel and Givenchy, sipping extremely strong espresso at a street-side cafe, and staying in a luxury hotel. And that dream hotel stay doesn't include a first-floor room the size of a closet—no, that dream hotel room looks something like the new penthouse suite at the Four Seasons Hotel George V.
The new apartment, by interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, gives guests 360-degree views of the City of Light in 1,630 square feet of luxury. The suite includes not one, not two, but six terraces, so guests can enjoy private outdoor space while taking in sights such as the Invalides, the American Cathedral, and, of course, the Eiffel Tower.
"The aim was to redefine the idea of a hotel suite by creating a refined and inviting apartment," explains Christopher Norton, general manager of the George V. "For this haute couture work of art, I gave Mr. Rochon complete creative freedom to design a unique, infinitely sophisticated place where the boundaries between the inside and the outside would be blurred, so that nature is part of the interior and vice versa. With this in mind, we placed mirrors on certain walls of the balconies to create perspective, change the way we see common landmarks, and see Paris even when we are facing the other way. Inside, we created warm, inviting and friendly spaces on a human scale, to recreate the feel of a cozy Parisian apartment.”
The penthouse suite contains design elements such as travertine flooring and walls decorated with sycamore and majilite. And the hotel's artistic director, Jeff Leatham, creates beautiful, fresh floral arrangements to add to the decor and create a sense of home. Rochon worked with the luxury houses such as Baccarat, Lalique, Lelièvre, Edmond Petit, Veraseta, and Bobic (a Slovenian company specializing in yachting) for the furnishings and fittings.
And let's talk about the bathroom for a minute. The spa-like retreat is fitted with beautiful beige marble and not only includes a huge walk-in shower, but a show-stopping overflow bath fitted with jets and a chromotherapy system as well.
Is the penthouse suite at the George V tempting you to travel to Paris?
Monday, September 24, 2012 by alvin
if only i could have this chance to prove to the management of your hotel how much i wish to work with your hotel as i am working presently with four seasons seychelles.