Officially join the Four Seasons portfolio on 8 May, the iconic 73-room property is set among seven hectares of grounds in Cap-Ferrat, between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera. Since the turn of the 20th century, it has played host to world leaders, monarchs and artists from around the globe.
The Grand-Hôtel offers three restaurants, a bar and the Salon des Collections, housing 'one of the world's most spectacular wine collections' and which can be hired for private dinners and wine tastings.
For indoor events, the hotel has four meeting rooms. For parties and product launches Club Dauphin – a pool, club and restaurant – can be fully privatised, as can the entire property. The extensive grounds on the estate are also available for incentive or teambuilding activities.
A 750sqm spa with six treatment rooms, sauna, steam room and an indoor pool completes the offer.
Allen Smith, president and chief executive officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, said: "France is one of the most visited countries in the world, and the opportunity to expand our footprint in this market with another iconic property in addition to Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris is wonderful news for our brand and for guests who have long waited for a Four Seasons experience on the Côte d’Azur.
"We share a passion for luxury and setting standards for service excellence and we look forward to being part of the next chapter in the history of this palace, and to welcoming guests this spring at the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel." ??The hotel sits on the peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, surrounded by gardens and with funicular access to the seafront. It has four meeting rooms, three restaurants, a spa and 17 acres of grounds for incentive activities or outdoor events.
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