Marriott recently opened its latest Renaissance
Hotel in the beautiful city of Paris, France.
The 118-room Renaissance Paris Arc de
Triomphe combines an ultra-modern design by renowned
Paris architect Christian de Portzamparc with the best
of the Renaissance brand experience.
Built on the site
of the famous Theatre de l’empire, the hotel is already causing a
buzz in Paris design circles.
Portzamparc materializes values of
modernity as well as comfort and quality. The hotel’s signature
wavy, all-glass exterior pays homage to the historic architecture
on the Avenue Wagram. Ground-floor retail shops, selling modern
home furnishings, fit perfectly with the location which is quickly
becoming a design hub in Paris. The hotel also has direct and
exclusive access to Salle Wagram, the famous banquet and event
venue built in 1865 that has been fully restored according to
Just steps from the Arc de
Triomphe and Avenue des Champs-Elysees, the Renaissance Paris Arc
de Triomphe has spectacular views of Paris from its top floors.
The hotel’s guest rooms and 22 suites
are fitted with VoIP telephones, wired and wireless Internet
access, high-definition, LCD televisions and digital connectivity
panel allowing guests to connect their laptops, camcorders,
digital cameras, video games and more. Wireless Internet access is
available throughout the building.
Opening rates begin at €
289 per night.
Makassar Lounge & Restaurant combines the exotic with the familiar,
blending French Provence bistro flavors with authentic Indonesian
dishes, such as Be Pasih Mepanggang (marinated and grilled sword
fish, sweet potato with shallots), Satau Ayam (brochette of
marinated chicken, yellow rice) and Gendag Mekuah (papaya Soup,
gambas, mussels and spices). The Sulawesi chef’s table is an
intimate private dining space.
Guest amenities include a 70-square-meter fitness center and a
business center open 24 hours a day. For social events and
conferences, the Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe offers 150
square metres of space that can be divided into two sections or
five breakout rooms in varying configurations. A terrace of more
than 200 square meters is available for cocktails and coffee
breaks and overlooks gardens and the event venue Salle Wagram,
which will once again be associated with music and trendy parties.
“The Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe is our latest gem in a global portfolio of more than 140
hotels and resorts” said Tina Edmundson, senior vice president,
lifestyle brands and Renaissance operations. “Set in the heart of
Paris, the hotel provokes the guests’ sense of discovery, offering
cutting-edge architecture, intriguing interiors and a restaurant
and lounge that is undeniably Parisian – all with a touch of the
Both the Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe and the
Salle Wagram are owned by Empire SAS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Altarea SA, a publicly traded French company. The hotel operates
under a management agreement, with Alex Fiz as general manager and
Daunia Cesari as hotel sales leader.
The Arc de
Triomphe hotel is the company’s fourth Renaissance hotel in Paris.
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