Le Grand Mazarin Hotel Now Open in Paris
It is a bit exciting that so many new hotels are opening in Paris and now you can add Le Grand Mazarin to that list. The 50 rooms and 11 suites that look like they take their color schemes directly from a box of Ladurée macarons. They were designed by London based interior designer Martin Brudnizki with Pierre Frey fabrics, Lucien Gau bronze works, Henryot & Cie furniture, Art de Lys tapestry canopies for the beds, and Pinton 1867 rugs.
I find the rooms very charming but the Boubalé restaurant chairs look a bit too cutesy to appeal to male clientele. The pool ceiling decorated by Jacques Merle is very Instagram worthy though and has already been seen on many accounts. Apparently there is a strict no photos or filming policy in the hotel which should be interesting to enforce since Instagram is how most hotels are marketed these days.
Le Grand Mazarin was created by Maison Pariente from the old Villa Mazarin hotel and two adjacent buildings close to the Hôtel de Ville and within walking distance of the Musée Picasso. They own a few other properties and I’m sure we can see more to come from them in the future.