Ascott Launches New Label; Opens Citadines Suites Louvre Paris

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Ascott, has opened Citadines Suites Louvre Paris, its first property under the Suites label in the heart of Paris.

Citadines Suites is a new label under Singapore-based Ascott’s Citadines brand that complements its existing Citadines Prestige and Citadines Apart’hotel labels.

The Citadines Suites Louvre Paris adjoins the Palais Royal and Comédie Française Theatre and is just a stone’s throw away from the Louvre museum and Opéra Garnier House. It is within walking distance from many of the city’s leading attractions, a wide variety of restaurants, top-end boutiques and antique shops, and is equally close to the business district, Paris Stock Exchange and government offices.

Dating back to 1908, the seven-storey building has a striking Art Nouveau stone façade adorned with classic Parisian balconies, sculptures and colonnades. The interior decor, by leading British designer BuckleyGrayYeoman, is enhanced by fine quality furnishings and amenities.

Of the 51 suites, there are four categories: Première, Exclusive, Grande and Royale. All Exclusive and Royale suites have a balcony that offer views of the Comédie Française Theatre or Louvre museum.

The fully-equipped kitchen in every suite comes with bone china dinnerware, a Nespresso coffee machine, washing machine and dryer. There is also a special welcome set which includes coffee and tea capsules, mineral water, L’Occitane bath and shower products, bathrobes and bedroom slippers. Each apartment has an iPad / iPod / iPhone docking station and complimentary WiFi is available throughout the serviced residence.

Guests can also enjoy extensive facilities including a gymnasium, chic lounge, avant-garde breakfast room that comes with sofas and low tables, and a high-tech business corner with a 27” iMac and an AirPrint printer.

As with all new properties in Ascott’s global portfolio, Citadines Suites Louvre Paris has been built to be a sustainable residence that is both comfortable and resource and energy efficient. The property’s environment-friendly features include low-consumption air-conditioning and heating, energy-saving / motion-detecting LED lighting, regulating valves to limit water consumption, and waste-sorting facilities for recycling in every kitchen.

Besides the extensive range of services, guests are welcomed on arrival by a dedicated team of Citadines Suites Hosts who will be on hand 24-hours a day to assist with their requests.

Mr Tan Choon Kwang, Ascott’s Managing Director for Europe, said, “We are proud and excited to open our first property under the Citadines Suites label. Our Citadines brand pioneered the serviced residence industry in France in 1984 and has established a strong reputation. The creation of Citadines Suites complements our Ascott brand and Citadines Apart’hotel and Prestige labels in Europe, giving travellers more options. Citadines Suites offers luxurious accommodation for discerning business and leisure travellers by providing a unique environment and memorable experience through personalised and seamless services.”

To celebrate its opening, the Citadines Suites Louvre Paris, Ascott is offering a launch rate that starts from €295 for a Première Suite until 31 May 2013. The promotional daily rate includes breakfast and one limousine transfer from the airport or railway station for bookings of three nights and more.

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