Celebrating its first 100 years, Hôtel Plaza Athénée in the elegant heart of Paris is looking ahead to its next century. Following a yearlong renovation, guests are rediscovering the warm, refined surroundings for which the hotel is legendary. Located within one of Paris’s most prestigious districts, the Plaza Athénée remains at the center of fashionable and artistic Parisian life. This stately volume opens the doors of this magnificent place, through previously unpublished documents and interviews with those whose lives have intersected there, recounting the life of a mythical hotel.
If you think going to a hotel is an adventure in itself, then you’ll definitely see this book as an experience in itself as well! The book shows more than 80 hotels from New York City to Buenos Aires, from Dubai to Phuket, to offer readers a journey through time and all over the world — a travel as splendid and chic as can be.
Publishing House: Assouline
Publication Date: January 2020
The seventh volume in The Luxury Collection series, The Luxury Collection: Hotel Secrets discovers the hidden stories of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Showcasing a curation of exclusive sights, decadent flavors, and unparalleled history, explore the unique experiences that make each Luxury Collection property truly distinct. Sleep in Frank Sinatra’s private suite at the Castillo Hotel Son Vidal, relish the rare volumes of Hotel Augustine’s thirteenth century library, and order sweets from the chef’s secret menu at Domes Miramare; behind each Luxury Collection property is a story closely connected to the culture and people of its city. Uncover the secrets of each destination and draw exceptional insights from travel tastemakers such as artist Donald Robertson, fashion mogul Laure Heriard Dubreuil, designer Waris Ahluwalia, and photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank.
The Luxury Collection is an ensemble of more than one hundred fifteen of the world’s finest hotels and resorts, each noteworthy for its architecture, art, furnishings, and amenities. Sharing a dedication to immaculate service and comfort, each property has a unique heritage inextricably tied to its destination. Curated for their spirit of diversity and genre, each Luxury Collection property has a story to tell.