Experience 24 Hours in … Hôtel Plaza Athénée

September 07, 2016

Established in 1913, Hôtel Plaza Athénée has welcomed an array of celebrities through its doors over the years, including politicians and royalty. Located in the heart of Paris, guests can enjoy all that the city of love has to offer, but for those who wish to stay indoors here’s how you could spend 24 hours in Hôtel Plaza Athénée.

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With 154 rooms and 54 suites available, Hôtel Plaza Athénée is impeccably designed and the epitome of Parisian glamour. With five luxurious restaurants and a lavish cocktail bar within the hotel, all your needs can be catered to from dusk until dawn.

The beautiful terrace and relaxing bar ensure you can relax and enjoy your stay from the moment you step through the doors.

3–3:15pm: Check-in


Once you’ve been greeted by our friendly team, we will take you straight up to your room, where you can get settled, unpack your bags and look out upon the stunning views of the Eiffel Tower.

The rooms all offer fabulous French décor and feature Italian marble bathrooms, and the beds come laden in bespoke linen with individual pillow menus. Each room has its own seating area to relax in while you plan your visit and is furnished with stunning antique fittings.


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3.15–5pm: Spa

A big part of any relaxing trip away, the Dior Institut at Hôtel Plaza Athénée offers guests the ultimate experience when it comes to health and beauty. All the treatments on offer are inspired by Christian Dior himself and are designed to cleanse and rejuvenate mind, body and soul.


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If you’re feeling a bit more energetic, then our fitness centre is open to all guests and offers a personal training service. There is also a sauna and steam room to relax in once you’ve completed your day’s workout.


6–7pm: Cocktails

Make your way to La Terrasse Montaigne where you can enjoy a range of delicious cocktails and snacks while sitting on the most fashionable avenue in the whole of Paris. As the evening draws in, head to Le Bar du Plaza Athénée – famous for its innovative cocktails and fabulous evening entertainment put together by Thierry Hernandez and team.


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7–9pm: Dinner

Finish off your evening in the newly refurbished restaurant, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée. Offering a new style of French Haute Cuisine, this fabulous restaurant serves up authentic, ‘naturalness’ cuisine inspired by a trilogy of fish-vegetables-cereals.


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The breathtaking dining room, designed by Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku, is glamorous and elegant – everything you want from an evening meal in the fashionable city of Paris.


Good night!



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8–9am: Breakfast

After a nice relaxing sleep in one of our luxurious suites, you can wake up and enjoy a delicious breakfast from the comfort of your own room, brought directly to you by a member of our team. With a range of breakfast options available, you can start your day with a selection of homemade pastries, some fresh fruit or a variety of organic egg-based dishes like eggs benedict.

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10am–12pm: Shopping on avenue Montaigne

When you’re feeling fully rejuvenated and energised, avenue Montaigne is the place to go. Situated between the banks of the river Seine and avenue des Champs-Élysées, this is the fanciest shopping avenue in the whole of Paris.

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Dedicated to luxury, avenue Montaigne is home to a range of high-end fashion brands and is famous for its flagship Dior store. With brands like Versace, Prada and Valentino to choose from, what better way to spend your morning than to indulge in a spot of luxury retail therapy?


12pm: Check-out

The check-out time at Hôtel Plaza Athénée is 12pm, but you can always extend it with our late check-out service should you feel you haven’t quite had the chance to spend as much of the day exploring as you would like.


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Your stay doesn’t have to end after check-out, though. Why not enjoy some lunch on the terrace at our very own La Cour Jardin?


12:15–2pm: Lunch at La Cour Jardin

This tranquil terrace restaurant, La Cour Jardin, is the ideal place to finish off your visit to Hôtel Plaza Athénée. During the summer months you can enjoy a selection of Franco-Japanese delights, made by Fumiko Kono, alongside a range of other menu essentials. Guests can expect fresh, elegant dishes while taking in this warm Parisian outdoor setting.



In a nutshell

Hôtel Plaza Athénée reflects the beauty and glamour of Paris in every possible way: stunning rooms, quality hospitality, and impeccable food and drink. Book now to experience true Parisian luxury and everything this fabulous hotel and the city of love have to offer.


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Synonymous with style, romance, excitement and luxury – Paris is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Visitors to Paris will find an enchanting world of glamour and culture that seamlessly blends the traditional with the modern. From the chic chestnut tree-lined avenue Montaigne to the iconic Eiffel Tower via the stunning River Seine, you will discover a five-star city with some of the world’s finest views, cuisine, museums, theatres and luxury shopping.