Media Centre

For more information about the hotel, please do not hesitate to contact our press department: Isabelle Maurin, Director of Communications – Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 67 64 44 – [email protected] Aude Bourgouin, International Press relations manager – Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 67 66 07 – [email protected] Angelina Alonzi, Communications Coordinator – Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 67 66 37 – [email protected]

Awards & accolades


World Luxury Spa Awards  Best Beauty Salon

World Luxury Restaurant Awards French Cuisine

World Luxury Restaurant Awards Luxury Hotel Restaurant

Forbes Travel Guide 5 stars for Hôtel Plaza Athénée

Oyster Best hotel renovation



World Luxury Hotel Awards Overall winner

World Luxury Hotel Awards Luxury Suite Hotel in Europe

Trophées Le Chef 2015 Prix du service 2015 – Denis Courtiade

Restaurant & Bar design award 2015 Best bar in Europe

Hospitality Design Award 2015 “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” restaurant

Sommelier of the year, Andrew Harper Gérard Margeon

Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Top 25 of luxury hotels in France

Travvy Awards 2015 Hôtel Plaza Athénée 

Capital Awards “best employers of France 2015”  Plaza Athénée is N°10 in the hospitality category.

Bacardi competition Finalist: Julien Echasseriau



The European hotel manager association Monsieur Delahaye



European championship of sugar art Jimmy Mornet, Europe champion

Virtuoso “Hôtellier” of the year 2013



Académie internationale de Gastronomie Laurent Roucayrol, sommelier of the year 2012

DER FEINSCHMECKER(Germany’s leadingculinary magazine) Alain Ducasse at the Plaza Athénée is one of the 50 best restaurants in Europe

Travel &Leisure 2012 World’s Best Business Hotels: 3rd in France (HotelPlaza Athénée graded 87.74)

Conde NastTraveller Russia Readers’ ChoiceAwards. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee is among the top five in the category «Best restaurant in hotel»!

World’s 50 BestBars 2012 Bar of the Plaza Athénée is one of the world’s 50 best bars.

Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best 2012 3rd in the “Top Large City Hotels in Europe”category 69th for the “Top 100 Hotels Overall” category

Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Top 25 of luxury hotels in France: 4th rank

Travel + LeisureUS? 500 The Best Hotels in the World: 1st in France (graded 93.63)  



Quintessentially Bar of the Plaza Athénée as the best bar of the year

Prix villégiature Best hotel in Europe

Travel &Leisure 35th best hotel in the world

Restauration Denis Courtiade, awarded “Top Prize forHospitality” 2010 by the International Academy of Gastronomy.



Innovation Barbie room at The Plaza Athénée, winner of event operations, Stratégies

Travel &Leisure Nominated by Readers n°1 hotel in Paris on the Travel + Leisure in the “500 world’s Best Hotels” 2010 list!



Hospitality Awards (the hotel website for kids and teens) rewarded

Prix Villégiature Plaza Athénée, winner of “Best City Centre hotel inEurope” award

Wallpaper Dior Institut at the Plaza Athénée has been awarded the Best Day Spa



Daily Telegraph Best European Hotel



The Virtuoso «Best Bar Experience » Thanks to “its stylish cocktails and elegant ambiance”‚ The Bar of the Hotel Plaza Athénée has been rewarded with the prize for the “Best Bar Experience” at the recent Virtuoso Awards Event, Best of the Best in LasVegas end of August 2007. Decorated by interior designer Patrick Jouin, a former protégé of Philippe Starck, the Bar du Plaza Athénée combines classic