Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo’s Penthouse Suite Reveals Its Luxurious Redesign

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Gina Baksa takes a look at the exquisitely redesigned Carré d’Or penthouse suite at the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo.

Jacques Garcia
Jacques Garcia.

Ideally located in the prestigious Carré d’Or district of Monte-Carlo, and within walking distance of Monaco’s iconic Casino, the luxurious Belle Époque Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo overlooks the Mediterranean and was completely renovated in 2004 by acclaimed French designer Jacques Garcia.

Garcia has again left his mark at the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo with his stunning design for the hotel’s luxurious Carré d’Or penthouse suite.

Creating the perfect balance between tradition and modernity, elegance and extravagance, Garcia collaborated with the prestigious House of Pierre Frey to create the fabric artworks that dress the walls of the suite.

Complementing the honey-coloured parquet floors, ornate Louis XVI furniture and abundant natural light that flows in via the floor-to-ceiling windows, these delicate ivory wallcoverings incorporate shades of pink, light blues and greens, lilacs and crimsons.

Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo penthouse suite master bedroom.

The expansive 240 square-metre apartment suite comprises a capacious living room, impressive master bedroom with extensive dressing room and vanity cupboard, a voluminous marble and gold bathroom featuring a tub and massage jet shower, and a show-stopping 110 square-metre terrace boasting extraordinary views over the Principality.

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Commenting on the new design, Garcia said: ‘The most beautiful suite in Monaco, the Carré d’Or offers uninterrupted views over the Mediterranean and the Monte-Carlo Casino which is, in architectural terms, one of the Principality’s legends. Elegance, comfort, culture and refinement are the hallmarks of this iconic suite.”

The Suite Carré d’Or has attracted numerous high profile guests and celebrities since the hotel opened in 1889, who value the Metropole’s unrivalled hospitality and service. The hotel team always goes the extra mile to ensure Carré d’Or visitors are superbly catered for, including for example, having a grass garden installed on the terrace within 48 hours for one high-profile guest’s canine friend.

Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo penthouse suite terrace.

Suite Carré d’Or customers enjoy an extensive selection of exclusive services and experiences, including private check-in, unpacking and packing services with silk paper, private access to the Odyssey pool, as well as access to the Metropole’s exclusive Just For You Experiences, consisting of bespoke programmes and unique activities crafted by the hotel’s concierge.

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The Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo also offers two world-class Michelin-starred restaurants: the Restaurant Joël Robuchon Monte-Carlo with two Michelin stars specialises in refined dishes with Mediterranean flavours. And Yoshi – Joël Robuchon’s only Japanese restaurant – boasts one Michelin star and offers traditional Japanese cuisine in a bold, contemporary setting designed by interiors maestro Didier Gomez. What’s not to like?

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Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo – Where and How?

Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo is located at 4 Avenue de la Madone, 98000 Monaco, France. For more information, visit www.metropole.com or call +377 93 15 15 15. Email: [email protected].

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Gina Baksa

Luxurious Magazine Reporter

Gina is a freelance features and lifestyle journalist and regularly writes for international travel and lifestyle titles. From testing supercars to glamping in the Kruger, getting up close and personal with the magical White Lions of Timbavati to experiencing the power of plant medicine in the Peruvian Amazon, her travels have seen her leap out of planes, dive on the Barrier Reef, go walkabout in the Aussie Outback and shark cage dive in South Africa. She interviews celebrities and influencers, and relishes engaging with and sharing the human story behind luxury brands and personalities. An avowed Francophile, she speaks fluent French and German, is learning Spanish, and recently published her first children’s book. She is a world traveller and adventurer with a passion for writing about real estate, gastronomy, film, supercars, spas, travel, boutique hotels, and personal development, as well as covering launches and events. Having lived in Australia, New York and the south of France, she is currently based on London’s vibrant South Bank and regularly travels worldwide on lifestyle and travel assignments.