Le Meurice

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1st arrondissement

With its extravagant Louis XVI decor, mosaic tiled floors and modish restyling by Philippe Starck, Le Meurice is looking grander than ever. All 160 rooms (kitted out with iPod-ready radio alarms) are done up in distinct historical styles; the Belle Etoile suite on the seventh floor provides panoramic views of Paris from its terrace and you can relax in the Winter Garden to the strains of regular jazz performances. For more intensive intervention, head over to the lavishly appointed spa with treatments by Valmont; or give your taste buds a whirl on chef Yannick Alléno's refined 3-star Michelin cuisine. 

Venue name: Le Meurice
Address: Hôtel Meurice
228 rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris

Opening hours: Le Meurice Restaurant (***) open 7-10.30am, 12.30-2pm, 7.30-10pm Mon-Fri; 7-11am Sat, Sun. Closed 2wks Mar & Aug. Le Dalí restaurant open 8am-10pm daily. Le Bar 228 open 11.45-2am daily.
Transport: Métro : Tuileries
Price: Hotel from €920-1170 double; Restaurant, Main courses €95-€140. Prix fixe Breakfast €40-€72. Lunch €105. Dinner €260.
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