Fouquet’s Barrière is one of the most prestigious hotels in Paris. It is located at number 46 George V Avenue, in what once was the legendary and extremely popular Fouquet restaurant, which hosted the likes of Maurice Chevalier, Josephine Baker, Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau and Liza Minelli, among others. Cozy, comfortable and cutting edge, the hotel is now a favorite hangout for politicians and celebrities.
The five star Fouquet’s Barrière can be defined as sophisticated and luxurious. It stands out for impeccable service, excellent location and its beautiful 81 rooms and suites, decorated by the French architect and designer Jacques Garcia. Its restaurant Le Diane boasts a Michelin star and offers the best of French cuisine in an elegant and charming environment.
In addition, it has three other restaurants: Galerie Joy, serving French nouvelle cuisine; Le Petite Maison de Nicole with appetizing Mediterranean cuisine; and Fouquet’s Restaurant, born to celebrate the long gone Café Fouquet. It also has four bars: Café Fouquet, Bar Le Lucien, Marta Le Bar and L’Escadrille Bar. See more Luxury Travel here.
Upon arrival, a butler will deliver and uncork a bottle of champagne to your suite. You’ll be able to enjoy the understated elegance of the very refined décor that highlights fine materials such as velvet, marble, imperial leather and exotic elements like shark teeth. Your faithful pets will also be welcomed and pampered as they deserve.
After a long and busy day of shopping, sightseeing and visits to museums, the hotel offers a truly peaceful sanctuary: the U Spa Barrière, with more than 8,500 square feet, where you can swim in the heated infinity pool, tone your muscles in the fitness center, relax with massages and treatments or detox in the sauna or steam room.
On your next visit to the City of Light, the Hotel Fouquet’s Barrière may be your best choice if you want to experience the finesse and grace the French are so famous for. ■