Hôtel du Palais joins The Unbound Collection

Enhancements planned for Napoléon III's historic Palace in Biarritz, France

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced its sixth European property for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, the Hôtel du Palais located on the Atlantic Coast of France, in Biarritz.

The 142-room luxury palace is the third property in France for The Unbound Collection, sitting alongside Hôtel du Louvre in Paris and Hôtel Martinez in Cannes. The stable will welcome Hôtel du Palais, Great Scotland Yard Hotel in London and Parisi Udvar Hotel in Budapest which are expected to open under the brand before the end of next year.

As a living memory of the Biarritz history, the “Villa Eugénie”, now Hotel du Palais, was built in 1855 by Napoléon III for his wife Eugénie de Montijo. With its captivating past, its exclusive, prime location facing the Atlantic ocean and its famous architecture and design, Hôtel du Palais will deliver on the brand’s promise to create story-worthy and shareable experiences for the modern traveller, making it a natural addition to The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio. Guests will be able to follow in the footsteps of global celebrities who indulged in the alluring French glamour of this property, one of France’s prestigious palace hotels.

The hotel will be fully renovated honouring traditional French luxury and the hotel’s rich heritage. A partial reopening is set to take place between July and October 2019, and final renovations are scheduled to be complete for a full reopening in June 2020. New features will include renovated guestrooms, two revitalised signature restaurants and a new lounge and bar, as well as restored public areas to create a lively local atmosphere for guests.

“We have seen some significant additions to the brand throughout the course of this year and our priority remains expanding its footprint in a meaningful way. Hôtel du Palais, with its exclusive location, elegant design and unique story, is a perfect fit for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand,” said Guido Fredrich, Regional Vice President, Development Europe.

For more information on the brand, see unboundcollection.hyatt.com/en/unbound.html

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