News Archive for Hotel Balzac
- Museums and Art Exhibitions in Paris 201404 December 2013
The chilly winter months make the warmth and comfort of Paris' many museums and galleries even more alluring. The city embraces this and so puts on an overwhelming number of exhibitions in January and February.
In early 2014, there will be exhibits at the Grand Palais, the Louvre and more, with all art of all sorts and genres on display. The Hotel Balzac is somewhat of a Parisian institution, and from it you are within walking distance of many of the attractions.
- Cartier Exhibition at the Grand Palais04 October 2013
It was amid the romance of 1800s Paris that both The House of Cartier and Hotel Balzac came into existence. Both wove stories of sophistication and luxury, and both came to be known as Parisian institutions. From the 4th December 2013, Cartier: Style and History will exhibit diamonds and jewels from within the prestigious National Galleries of the Grand Palais. Much like the luxury Hotel Balzac, the exhibition is located close to the Champs-Élysées and its famous boutiques.
- JJW Hotels and Resorts to Take Over Management of Le Meridien Penina16 September 2013
JJW Hotels and Resorts has today announced that it will take over the management of Le Meridien Penina with effect from October 1, 2013.
The hotel has been managed by the Starwood Group and operated as Le Meridien Penina since 2005. Starwood Group and JJW Hotels and Resorts have now mutually agreed to transfer the management of the hotel to JJW Hotels and Resorts. With effect from October 1, 2013, the hotel will be rebranded as the Penina Golf Resort.
- The Sisters of Napoleon at the Musée Marmottan Monet 14 August 2013
From the 3rd October 2013, Musée Marmottan Monet is offering a unique insight into the lives of Elisa, Pauline and Caroline, or, The Sisters of Napoleon. These women will have their public and private lives showcased in 140 exhibited works, which have been loaned from prestigious collections in France and Italy.
The collection seeks to offer an unprecedented glimpse into the Napoleonic Empire through the lives of its most prominent women.
- Hotel Balzac Wins 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence09 April 2013
For the second year in a row, Hotel Balzac has been honoured with the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. Only the finest hotels in the world are afforded this award and we are proud that our high standards of service, excellence and luxury have been rewarded once again.
We continue to remain one of the best boutique hotels in Paris - and we intend to keep our outstanding levels of service and satisfaction going for many years to come.
- See Roland Garros and Stay at Luxury Hotel Balzac Paris18 March 2013
As spring draws to a close, thousands of tennis fans will descend on Paris to experience the thrill of world class competition at Roland Garros. If you're going to be one of them, why not do it in style by spending your nights in the comfort of central Paris?
Hotel Balzac's ideal location means you can be back relaxing in boutique style a mere thirty minutes after the final ball has been hit.
- Edward Hopper Exhibition: Paris15 October 2012
The Edward Hopper Exhibition, representing perhaps the finest examples of American Realism, has arrived in Paris. The show will be running from 10th October 2012 - 28th January 2013 at the Galeries nationales, located just off the Champs-Elysées.
Hotel Balzac, within easy walking distance from the exhibition, and positioned in a sleepy side street just off the Champs-Elysées, is the perfect base for this and many of the other artistic offerings taking place in and around central Paris.
- Paris Motor Show 201205 September 2012
If you're looking to attend this year's Paris Motor Show and experience central Paris at its finest... why not stay at luxury 5-star Hotel Balzac and make it an experience to remember?
Located in the heart of the 8th arrondissement, just off the Champs Elysees, the hotel is offering a number of fantastic stays, including a brand new selection of late weekend deals.
- Hotel Balzac Receives 5 Star Accreditation21 June 2012
Hotel Balzac is pleased to announce that we have now received a fifth star for our charming boutique hotel just off the Champs Elysees.
We're very proud to get the recognition our hotel deserves; thanks to this fifth star, and our recent Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor, we are certain that we are delivering a service of outstanding luxury and exceptional customer service.
- Hotel Balzac Receives Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor 29 May 2012
Hotel Balzac has just received the 2012 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor. Only the very finest hotels in the world receive such high honours... and it's all down to the opinion of the guests who stay in our hotel.
Thanks to their marks we are now recognised as one of the best boutique hotels in Paris - and we intend to keep our high levels of service and satisfaction going for many years to come.
- Paris Film Festival24 April 2012
The Paris Film Festival is making its stunning debut on the Champs Elysees; and the Luxury Hotel Balzac is looking forward to hosting a selection of guests, film buffs and connoisseurs who are travelling in for the event.
If you'd like to be among them, and stay at this luxury hotel, just a few minutes away from where all the magic is happening... read on now and let us show you how we can make this an unforgettable experience.
- Pierre Gagnaire Signs 12 Year Deal With Hotel Balzac27 January 2012
There's great news for the team at Hotel Balzac this year, where world renowned chef Pierre Gagnaire has just extended the contract on his eponymous restaurant.
His three-starred Michelin restaurant has been based at the hotel for the last fifteen years and the signing of this new contract ensures his famous fusion cuisine will continue to be served there. Hotel Balzac is delighted to be able to continue welcoming diners into their ornate example of Parisian chic... so they can enjoy the magic that is Pierre Gagnaire.
- Paris Fashion Week 201208 January 2012
The most stylish people in the industry are flocking to Paris along with the connoisseurs, voyeurs and debonair. The streets of the city are beginning to take on an air of the Fashion Week runways themselves. Visitors to Paris this month will stand witness to one of the most beautiful, well dressed throngs of people they're ever likely to encounter.
If you're thinking about coming to Paris during the opening Fashion Week of the Parisian season; Hotel Balzac could be the slice of luxury you're looking for to make your trip more memorable than you could possibly imagine.
- Christmas & New Year in Paris with Hotel Balzac02 December 2011
The Festive season is once again upon us... and if you're still thinking about going away for Christmas or the New Year - now is the time to book yourself in for a memorable trip to Paris. You won't find a better collection of shops, restaurants, galleries and museums anywhere in the world.
And with a reputation for romance, there is no better place to see in the New Year with that special somebody. This year there'll be a lot to take in - and a lot of fun to be had. Let us give you a taste of what Paris can offer you in winter.
- Hotel Balzac Invites you to see the Stein Collection09 November 2011
Combine your stay in Paris with one of the finest art exhibitions the city has seen for quite some time - The Stein Collection.
Hosted at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, the show features paintings collated and championed by the Stein family - an American dynesty, instrumental in helping to forge the early careers of some of the greatest artists in the world.
- Vendanges de Montmartre with Hotel Balzac14 September 2011
From the 5th to the 9th of October 2011, the Montmartre wine festival attracts visitors from all over France and Europe. For a truly unique Parisian experience, this event is not to be missed!
You'll be hard pressed to find another event like this anywhere in the world... and the vineyard at Montmartre - one of the only urban vineyards producing quality grapes and wine - has to be seen to be believed.
- Classique au Vert with Hotel Balzac01 September 2011
Paris' classical musical festival is in full swing... and you have until the end of September to take in the delights on offer. The event, featuring some of the finest musicians from around the world, is taking place every Saturday and Sunday afternoon in the picturesque surroundings of the Parc Floral. This years program is primarily devoted to new world classics from the America's... and is leaving audiences astounded by the depth and passion contained in the demanding performces.
- Paris Plages for Summer in the City07 July 2011
Indulge in 30 days of tropical paradise as the Paris Plages careers across the city in a sandy-shored explosion of summer. Throughout this month the banks of the Seine are transformed into a beach front utopia, creating a calming haven inside this buzzing metropolis. Come and experience a wide variety of summertime pursuits right in the middle of historical Paris, then simply melt back into your island escape as the city passes you by.
- Spring in Paris Champs Elysées09 May 2011
Paris in Spring is a fantastic period to fully enjoy the city and especially the various Parks and gardens! It is a fantastic time to visit with the family, for a romantic trip or a great get away between friends.
- Paris Christmas on the Champs Elysées 201028 October 2010
Paris, The City of lights is magical at Christmas with her famous landmarks dressed for the occasion. The Champs Elysées is particularly impressive with Christmas decorations and lots of fun and festive things to do for all the family.
Did you know that Disneyland Paris is open Christmas Day and Boxing Day? We have lots more ideas for things to do in Paris during Christmas. Come and stay with us and we will make Christmas 2010 a holiday that you and your family will always have fond memories of.
- A new General Manager for Hotel de Vigny14 July 2010
Alexandre Scarvelis, General Manager of the Balzac Hotel Paris, is now also the General Manager of the hotel's sister property. Located directly opposite, the Hotel De Vigny Paris has quite a different ambience as it is far more traditional with many authentic antique pieces of furniture which set the classical theme. If you fancy a change for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea, you should try the Baretto Restaurant at Hotel De Vigny.
- Interview with Alexandre Scarvelis GM of Hotel Balzac Paris22 May 2009
Read the interview with Alexandre Scarvelis GM of Hotel Balzac Paris from The Ring Hotel Press Blog. The Ring Hotel is our partner luxury hotel in Vienna.
- Hotel Balzac Opens After Refurbishment01 January 2008
Hotel Balzac, one of Paris' top hotels reopened in July 2007 following a two and a half year, €11million refurbishment. The supremely luxurious yet intimate 19th century townhouse is the quintessential Parisian hideaway. It is set on rue Balzac, a quiet but central location overlooking the Champs-Elysées.