Maisons Pariente has unveiled its first Parisian address, Le Grand Mazarin. Located at the corner of Rue des Archives and Rue de la Verrerie, in the heart of the Marais district, the 5-star hotel will be a wonderful place from which to explore the capital.
Le Grand Mazarin is Maisons Pariente’s first property in Paris and contains 61 rooms and suites, a restaurant, bar, winter garden, cabaret, and an indoor swimming pool. This new property promises to be a captivating destination for visitors from all over the world, as well as for Parisians themselves. Below, we’ll look in more detail at what it has to offer:
Unique elegance with an artistic spirit
For this large-scale project in a legendary district like the Marais, the Pariente family wanted to give a significant place to art in all its forms and have taken their passion for art to a new dimension with nearly 500 works scattered across the hotel.
The décor of Le Grand Mazarin bears the inspired signature of internationally renowned interior designer Martin Brudnizki, who combined the French classicism of 18th-century salons with a refined, joyously poetic fantasy.
Located in a historic 14th-century building, the hotel boasts Brudnizki’s refined yet eclectic signature style. With vintage objects, seashells embedded in the wallpaper, and custom-designed rugs in every corner of Le Grand Mazarin, Brudnizki’s unlimited imagination is captured.
Entreprises du Patrimoine
Maisons Pariente and Brudnizki have called upon the skills of some of France’s greatest craft houses, such as the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Companies) label.
These artisans still work with the same traditional handmade methods honed by previous generations and have been carefully considered to create a sense of ambience and provide a dazzling demonstration of their skills, from lighting to tapestries.
Supporting the new generation of artistic talent
Contemporary artists such as Jacques Merle and Sophia Pega have each created bespoke work for Le Grand Mazarin. Jacques Merle created Le Grand Mazarin’s dreamlike swimming pool fresco.
Inspired by tales and myths, the impressive space is surrounded by flowers and hand-painted trees, which helps to evoke the myth of Narcissus. Created by Menorcan-born artist Sophie Pega, the area can only be compared to a majestic wonderland, where she has dressed Le Grand Mazarin’s winter garden with 12 celestial windows inspired by tarot cards.
The hotel is also home to hundreds of works of art and vintage furniture sourced from Paris, London and elsewhere in collaboration with Amélie Maison d’Art.
Le Grand Mazarin’s bar, restaurant and winter garden is called Boubalé. Meaning “little darling” in Yiddish, Boubalé is the affectionate nickname given to Eastern European grandmothers. Created in collaboration with JLM Group, it is known for successful establishments like Balagan, Shabour*, Tékès and Shosh-Shana.
Israeli Michelin-starred chef Assaf Granit pays homage to the Ashkenazi cuisine of his childhood with an irresistibly modern reinvention that he keeps secret. The menu invites you to take a delicious gourmet journey through the colours and flavours of Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Le Bar de l’hôtel Grand Mazarin and The Secret Cabaret
Spectacular evenings will be spent in Le Bar de l’hôtel Grand Mazarin, where the chic, warm décor provides a magical setting for friends to gather and laugh well into the night.
The non-conformist spirit of Boubalé is also reflected in the high-end signature cocktails and eclectic menu that is notorious for the Maisons Pariente style.
At Le Grand Mazarin, guests can expect a unique and enchanting experience in a warm and festive atmosphere. The ambience extends to the mysterious cabaret, where transformist Uriel takes centre stage and has carte blanche to illuminate the nights of Paris. No mobile phones allowed!
Allow Yourself To Be Pampered
For the ultimate luxury in the Marais, Le Grand Mazarin’s vast indoor swimming pool is the perfect place to catch your breath in the hustle and bustle of Paris.
Thanks to a partnership with the Parisian alternative beauty concept store Oh My Cream. Guests can also have an exclusive selection of cosmetics from the finest international brands delivered to their room, with a menu specially designed for Le Grand Mazarin.
The hotel’s treatment room is dedicated to the magical massages of Anne Cali, the iconic therapist who has won over Parisian women with her spectacular technique.
About Maisons Pariente
Maisons Pariente is a contemporary family collection of 5-star hotels founded by Patrick Pariente and his two daughters, Leslie Kouhana and Kimberley Cohen.
The hotels are all in extraordinary locations and have been designed as elegant private homes that showcase a distinctive and artistic personality that harmoniously blends with their surroundings. The addresses in the collection invite guests to experience simple, warm hotel luxury, the Maisons Pariente spirit.
The Collection comprises four hotels: Lou Pinet in Saint-Tropez, Crillon le Brave in Provence, Le Coucou in Méribel and Le Grand Mazarin in Paris. More information can be found at www.maisonspariente.com/en/.
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