Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

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Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo
2016 Hotel de Paris - Monaco 02.jpg
The hotel as it appeared in 2008.
Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo is located in Monaco
Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo
Location within Monaco
Hotel chainMonte Carlo SBM
General information
LocationMonte Carlo, Monaco
AddressPlace du Casino
Coordinates43°44′19″N 7°25′37″E / 43.73861°N 7.42694°E / 43.73861; 7.42694
Opening1863; 157 years ago (1863)
OwnerGergely Vincze
ManagementMonte Carlo SBM
Technical details
Floor count4
Design and construction
ArchitectGobineau de la Brétonnerie (1862)[1]
Jules Dutrou (1865 expansion)
Édouard Niermans (1908 remodel of the public rooms)
Other information
Number of rooms99
Number of suites83
Number of restaurants3

The Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo is a hotel located in Monaco, It was opened in 1863 as part of the development of Monaco by the Société des Bains de Mer (SBM) under the auspices of Charles III of Monaco.


The Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo is a luxury hotel at the heart of Monaco, and is owned and operated by SBM, along with the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, the Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, and the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. The hotel is regularly listed on the annual Conde Nast Traveller Gold List. It has notable restaurants, including the Michelin 3-star Louis XV and Michelin-starred Le Grill, the Omer restaurant (second restaurant of Alain Ducasse), as well as the Le Bar Americain, which is listed on WorldsBestBars.com.[2].


The Hotel de Paris

The hotel has 99 rooms divided into four groups based on type of view, decoration and luxury.[3] The Exclusive City View offers 20 rooms, the Superior Courtyard has 29 large rooms, the Exclusive Sea View has 59 and the Exclusive Casino has six. Additionally there are 83 suites and junior suites which are grouped similarly, offering more luxury than the regular rooms. There are single and double suites as well as Courtyard Junior suites and Sea/Casino Junior suites.[3] There is also a Presidential suite.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

The hotel has been featured in numerous films, including Confessions of a Cheat (1936), The Red Shoes (1948), Iron Man 2 (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), and two James Bond films; Never Say Never Again (1983) and GoldenEye (1995). It was also portrayed in the 2012 animated film Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.[4] It was a popular shooting location[5] for photographer Helmut Newton.[6]


  1. ^ Gobineau designed the original hotel, Dutrou significantly expanded the building from its original two storeys, and Niermans remodeled the public rooms. See Denby, Elaine (2004). Grand Hotels: Reality and Illusion, p. 92. London:Reaktion Books. ISBN 9781861891211. Preview at Google Books. Denby incorrectly gives Dutrou's first names as Jean-Baptiste. His first name was actually Jules. See Folli, Andrea; Merello, Gisella (2004). "The Splendour of the Garnier Rooms at the Monte Carlo Casino", p. 116 in Charles Garnier and Gustave Eiffel on the French and Italian Rivieras: The Dream of Reason (in English and French). Marseilles: Editions Imbernon. ISBN 9782951639614.
  2. ^ "Le Bar Americain". World's Best Bars. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "En.hoteldeparismontecarlo.com". Archived from the original on 2007-02-16. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
  4. ^ Madagascar 3 – Europe’s Most wanted: The joyful band of animals arrives in Monaco! (Hotel de Paris website)
  5. ^ Mower, Sarah. "The 'King of Kink' Made Naughty Fashionable". Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  6. ^ PhotoDocus (2014-04-08), Photographer Helmut Newton - Frames from the Edge, retrieved 2018-08-02