Monaco, the world’s second smallest country packed in only 200 hectares, is the definition of grandeur, despite its small size. Monaco wears luxury cars, homes, yachts, and fashion as its crown jewels, and events like the F1 Grand Prix and the Yacht Show only add to the splendor. When staying in Monaco, you can expect the cream of the crop. Take a look at 5 of the best luxury hotels in Monaco!
Within walking distance of the renowned Monte Carlo Casino and overlooking the Mediterranean, Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo is the place you want to be when staying in Monaco. It was built in 1886 and renovated in 2004 by famous French designer Jacques Garcia, who turned it into its current magnificence. 126 rooms and 64 suites mix glamour, sophistication, and elegance keeping with the Mediterranean charm. The hotel’s luxury 2,500 square-foot Penthouse, La Suite Carré d’Or, features a 1,200 square-foot terrace.
4 Restaurants at Hotel Metropolis allow you to enjoy only the best dishes and ingredients this region has to offer. The two Michelin star “Restaurant Joël Robuchon Monte-Carlo” specializes in polished dishes with Mediterranean flavors. “Yoshi”, Joël Robuchon’s first Japanese restaurant in the world, has one Michel star and offers exquisite traditional Japanese flavors. Immerse yourself in the ultimate relaxation at Givenchy Spa.
Another opulence-infused hotel is nestled in Carré d’Or just a minute walk from the casino, opera, restaurants, and high fashion designer shops, and it’s the Hôtel Hermitage. With 278 rooms including 20 suites, 54 junior suites, and 14 Diamond Suites, the hotel overlooks the Mediterranean on one side, and a quiet garden square on the other. The 19th-century style hotel with La Belle Époque details smoothly blends with a resort-like feel.
Bold wallpapers decorate the rooms with baroque-inspired furniture, and marble bathrooms add a finishing touch. You wouldn’t expect anything less than the Michelin-starred restaurant within this hotel, and Vistamar delivers; this is the place to be if you are after seafood.
Hôtel de Paris
Everything about Hôtel de Paris is star-studded. From the interior extravaganza to regularly welcoming world’s A-listers, it doesn’t get more luxurious than this in Monaco. Located at the very heart of Casino Square, staying here you are already immersed in the best of what Monaco has to offer. Just like most other places in Monaco, Hôtel de Paris celebrates La Belle Époque thoroughly. Rich white and cream-colored interiors are matched with precious wood and marble elements.
3 Michelin star restaurant serves cuisine inspired by the French Riviera. For relaxation and wellness, the hotel offers a thermal spa and a private beach resort. Le Bar Américain with its jazz atmosphere is perfect for evening drinks and conversations long into the night.
Despite being perched on the French side of the border, Monte-Carlo Beach is a place fully devoted to Monaco experience. The ultra-luxurious Art Deco hotel has hosted impressive guests since the 1920s. Central Monaco can be reached within a 10-minute shuttle ride. Every single of the 40 rooms has been personally designed by India Mahdavi with Matisse-inspired frescoes. Expect nothing less than marble bathrooms and lush, soft furnishings.
Monte-Carlo Beach offers an Olympic-size pool, a beach club, a country club, and a golf club. Whether you immerse yourself in these activities or lounge on the private beach, you will feel like royalty as impeccable service is offered wherever you go.
Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
The impressively-sized Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort with 334 rooms of which three quarters overlook the sea offers 4 hectares of gardens and luxury by the sea. Thee restaurants and a bar with seafront views, as well as Cinq Mondes spa, let you treat yourself with only the best experiences. The interiors combine the clean French vibes with modern Vegas-inspired details. Strong pops of color are bold additions in the otherwise classically-decorated Monaco hotel scene.