W Hotels moves into France with W Paris – Opera
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has confirmed the debut of W Hotels Worldwide in France with the highly-anticipated opening of W Paris - Opera.
Owned by Barcelona-based Meridia Capital, the hotel is set inside a historic 1870s Haussman-era heritage building near Opera Garnier, Galeries Lafayette and Place Vendome in the eclectic, historic 9th Arrondissement in Paris.
Through W Hotels unique and distinctive programming, which is inspired by the brand’s roots in New York where it was founded in 1998, W Paris - Opera will set a new scene in the city for both guests and Parisians alike.
The opening of W Paris - Opera marks a significant milestone in the W brand s global expansion as it gears to enter Singapore, Thailand and China later this year.
“Taking the W brand into Paris, a global fashion capital, marks a true milestone in W’s global expansion into the world s most exciting and vibrant destinations,” said Eva Ziegler, global brand leader, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Meridien.
“Fashionable global jetsetters can now be on the runway with W from New York to London and Paris. Unique lifestyle programming within a cutting-edge, designed environment will bring a new, distinctive experience to Paris and the Parisians alike.”
W Paris - Opera will provide a cutting-edge lifestyle experience, featuring 91 stylish guest rooms, including 20 suites and two Extreme WOW Suites (W s interpretation of the Presidential Suite).