BARGAIN LUXURY TRAVEL - FRANCE
HOTEL DU PALAIS - BIARRITZ
This quiet French seaside village was made famous by its reputation as a getaway for the golden era Hollywood and literati crowd. Originally a small fishing port on the shores of the Atlantic between the Basque and Gascony regions north of the Spanish border, Biarritz became at the turn-of-the-century, along with names like Monte Carlo, Baden-Baden and St. Moritz, one of the well-known European stops of wealth and glamour. Famous guests of the Hotel du Palais in Biarritz include Victor Hugo, Igor Stravinsky, Charlie Chaplin, Jean Cocteau and Ernest Hemingway, Queen Isabelle of Spain, Léopold II of Belgium and after being rediscovered following the ravages of WWII, Frank Sinatra, Gary Cooper and Jayne Mansfield in the 1950’s.
By-passed now by
new playgrounds like Las Vegas and Dubai, Biarritz retains its old
world charm of a
grand glamour world gone by with beaches, ocean views and launching
point for exploring southern France, Gascony and nearby Spain Pyranees.
Biarritz is still fashionable for those who enjoy a connection to
with prestige and tradition and value visitors can find comfort and
regal service at the Hôtel du Palais.
The walls and floors are elegantly decorated with Burma teak wood, Carrara marble and Italian ceramic vases. The guest rooms have televisions, mini-bars, independent dressing rooms and bathrooms. Suite Alphonse XIII has a similar layout but with an even larger massive floor plan of 1,905 square feet and its king-sized bathroom features a sauna. For those not staying in suites the hotel has a luxury spa and wellness center, sauna, massage, indoor and outdoor pool. and nearby 18 holes golf course.
Find a bargain luxury deal at Hotel du Palais Biarritz
Compare best travel and hotel deals in France on TripAdvisor
These articles are copyrighted and the sole property of Bargain Luxury Travel and WLPV, LLC. and may not be copied or reprinted without permission.
MORE FRANCE LUXURY GETAWAYS:
Chateau De Berne L'Auberge Provence
Bel Ami Design Hotels Paris
Marriot Champs-Elysees Paris
or Visit Bargain Travel Europe for European travel ideas