Design

Discover the Pompadour Suite at Le Meurice

August 22, 2019

This is a suite that’s as avant-garde, beautiful, unique and spirited as the Marquise de Pompadour herself.

Historical influence

This suite brings all the hallmarks of modern luxury living and effortlessly combines them with the elegance and grandeur of 18th century décor. Beyond the décor, there is a fascinating history surrounding the suite’s inspiration and namesake – the Marquise de Pompadour.

Royal connections

The Marquise de Pompadour was the long-standing mistress of King Louis XV of France. It’s rumoured that she first attracted the king using art, decorating her apartments with lavish furnishings and paintings by her favourite artists.

Inspired by greatness

The Marquise went on to become a patron of the arts and a symbol of femininity and passion. She filled the historic court of Louis XV with signs of grand luxury, which defined this era of French style – from the porcelain ornaments to the rich tapestries.

Delightful details

This unique suite is furnished with luxurious silk by Prelle, trimmings by Declercq and striking chandeliers by Lucien Gau. There’s more than just a hint of the Marquise’s elegant touch, which is very fitting for a palace hotel.

Pride of place

In recognition of the suite’s namesake, you’ll find a portrait of the Marquise herself proudly positioned above the fireplace, surveying the room she inspired. It’s a wonderful tribute to a lady who was so appreciative of art herself.

Relax in comfort

Renowned Parisian interiors artist, Charles Jouffre, designed the upholstery to create a sumptuous experience for every guest, featuring luxury Garnier-Thiebaut linen and Mühldorfer pillows. Deep reds and plums, bold brasses, rich hardwoods, and creamy beiges are the suite’s trademark themes, creating a relaxing, yet bright and modern atmosphere.

 

State-of-the-art

Despite the historic flair, modern technology brings the suite to the 21st century. High-speed Wi-Fi, a 55” Bang & Olufsen television in the living room, and a waterproof television in the bathroom are just a few of the state-of-the art features guests can expect during their stay.

If you’re planning a city break in Paris, why not make your next visit a memorable one with a luxurious stay in the Pompadour Suite.

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Le Meurice

The original palace hotel in the heart of historic Paris, Le Meurice with its splendid newly-restored rooms and suites is the very epitome of quiet elegance and is alive with the artist’s soul of wit and magic.