Art & Culture

Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris


On 18th October 2023, Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, an icon in the luxury world, celebrates the 13th anniversary of its renovation by world-famous designer, Phillippe Starck. This hotel has embodied quintessential Parisian art, culture and hospitality since it first opened its doors.

Since its re-opening 13 years ago, the Palace on Avenue Hoche has retained its distinctive artistic touch, enchanting fans of art and culture from around the world. To mark this special occasion, the Parisian hotel is inviting guests to rediscover elements from its rich heritage.

Ray Charles, an immortal legend: A historic temple to the arts, Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris pays homage to one of the world’s great musicians with its Ray Charles Suite. A celebration of an extraordinary musician, his namesake Suite is a true sensory encounter, transcending the hotel experience and transporting guests into a world of luxury and creativity. Elegant design and a passion for music come together in perfect harmony. As you enter the Suite, you’re greeted by a Pleyel piano and photos of Ray Charles, taken by his wife Arlette Kotchounian, giving you a glimpse into their private world.

The Presidential Suites, a symbol of excellence: The prestigious Presidential Suites are opulent sanctuaries with three bedrooms, each showcasing elegant design. This is French glamour at its best. A private entrance gives you the impression of entering your own apartment: this suite feels like your personal Parisian home away from home. Adding a touch of magic to every stay, these spacious Suites are decorated with meticulously selected works of art and offer incredible views over Avenue Hoche and the Arc de Triomphe.

Clarins & myBlend Spa, heaven dressed in white: A real haven of peace in the centre of the City of Lights, Clarins & myBlend Spa at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris invites guests for a relaxing experience like no other. Enjoy a completely personalised treatment with full range of Clarins products and the latest beauty tech by myBlend. For those looking to feel refreshed, the 23-metre swimming pool is a calming cocoon, perfect for swimming of few lengths, while the Pilates and fitness rooms with classes by experienced trainers will meet all your sport needs. The Spa also offers innovative experiences like the Morning or Evening Routine, so you can start or finish each day with a moment of ‘me’ time. Clarins and myBlend Spa at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, brings together well-being, technology and innovation for a unique experience.

Culinary art at its best: Gastronomy is taken to its highest echelons in the hotel’s three iconic restaurants. They’ve become true culinary references, both for Parisian locals and guests passing through. Matsuhisa Paris has a shimmering ceiling, a work of art in its own right, conjuring a creative atmosphere for diners, while Il Carpaccio’s decor features shells from Italian shores, awakening your senses and inviting you on an unforgettable gourmet journey. As for Le Bar Long, the distinct and intimate atmosphere is intensified with Phillippe Starck’s iconic colour signature: red. These restaurants embody the hotel’s passion for art and creativity, both aesthetic and culinary.

Over the last 13 years, Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris has expertly combined luxury, art and elegance to offer clients a unique experience. The time has come to celebrate this anniversary, so we can continue writing the future of this Palace in the heart of the City of Lights.


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