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Renaissance Hotels Debuts Newest Hidden Gem in South of France

January 25, 2014 Hotel Openings No Comments Email Email

enaissance Hotels, the hotel brand designed to help guests Live Life to Discover, announced today its newest addition in Provence. 

Located in the heart of the new Forum Culturel district and less than five minutes from Cours Mirabeau, the Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel offers travellers the chance to discover the very best of one of the world’s most vibrant destinations.

Designed by Marseille architects Claude Sabin Nadjari and Rémy Saada, the five-star hotel features striking and contemporary design and a stunning Provençal garden.  Elegant and sophisticated interior design is featured throughout 133 guest rooms and suites, created by Julie Fuillet of “From Here to There” Design Studio. The theme of bespoke craft continues throughout the hotel with exclusive pieces of furniture created by French designer Christian Ghion.

Discover Unique Art

Inspiring discovery with more than 400 paintings and sculptures created exclusively for the hotel, guests have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a collection of contemporary art, curated by Isabelle Viatte of “Via Crea” agency.  The extraordinary exhibit entitled “Haut La Main!” is brought to life through a special programme of events with artists, personalities and entertainers.

Gastronomic Discovery

Celebrated chef Jean-Marc Banzo offers a culinary experience in two distinct places within the hotel.  Le Clos is a gourmet Mediterranean restaurant of just 40 seats with the motto, “the pleasure of the palate.”  The chic bistro Le Comptoir du Clos features a sun drenched terrace from which to take in stunning views of Provence.  For a social occasion or RLife Live event, Renaissance Hotels’ signature entertainment programme, the bar LAvant-Scène is the place to be.

Discover Well-being with Ymalia 

The YMALIA Spa at Renaissance Aix-en-Provence offers exclusive treatments by Cosmébio.  Relaxation therapy is combined with the latest facial modelling techniques along with marine biotechnology innovations.  The hotel also boasts an indoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness centre.

Discover Meetings & Events

The hotel features 700 square metres of meeting space within seven rooms, making it a perfect fit for all kinds of gatherings, conferences and receptions.  Meeting spaces open on the “Salle des Pas Perdus” as well as on the 1,000 square metre Provencal gardens and terrace.

Rates at the Renaissance Aix-en-Provence start from £147 (€180) a night.

Renaissance Hotels is a lifestyle brand within the Marriott International global portfolio, recognised for its game changing programmes including the Navigator programme and RLife LIVE, one of the hospitality industry’s leading entertainment platforms showcasing emerging talent in music, art and culinary in Renaissance Hotels around the world.

With the addition of Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel, the Renaissance Hotels portfolio in France will now include five exceptional hotel experiences including the Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel, Renaissance Paris Le Parc Trocadero Hotel, Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel and the Renaissance Paris La Defense Hotel.

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