Contemporary luxury that respects the past
Standing at the corner of Rue Saint-Honoré and Rue Duphot is the new Le Burgundy, a luxury guesthouse that exemplifies the notion of understated chic. Whimsical art pieces adorn the space, and neutral palates are offset by splashes of blue, green and fuchsia. With an acute understanding of what the modern luxury traveler wants, the designers and architects behind Le Burgundy have placed great emphasis on discretion, sheltered comfort and personalized service. The spa, for instance, has been gingerly placed in an unassuming position in the hotel, yet what it lacks in visual aggression it makes up for in quality of service. Inside the spa, guests will discover a huge swimming pool, massage service, hammam, sauna and fitness room. The 59 guest rooms and suites are colorful and cozy, some exuding a masculine, and others a more feminine mood.
Le Burgundy restaurant
The recently-refurbished déor of Le Burgundy restaurant unfolds gracefully around the black-paved patio with designer chairs in wrought iron and white fabric. The sense of space is enhanced by giant mirrors. There are enticing views into the 500-bottle wine cellar, a prelude to the delights offered by the fine labels on the list. Chef Pierre Rigothier prefers a short menu that changes regularly, highlighting seasonal produce. A superb prelude to dinner is provided by Bar Le Baudelaire and its cocktails, fifty different champagnes and forty cognacs!
LUXOS recommends: Rack of Banka valley lamb, with celeriac couscous, caramelized red onions and green salad
Sip on creative cocktails in Le Baudelaire, the resident bar dominated by a monumental fresco by Marco del Re, or enjoy teas, pastries and snacks in The Winter Garden.
Le Baudelaire Restaurant
Spa Burgundy by Carita Paris
The famous cosmetics and spa brand Carita is now offering its unique range of haute-couture beauty services and products at Le Burgundy Paris. The facilities available in the Spa Burgundy by Carita are in a prestigious setting, with a swimming bath, a whirlpool, sauna, steam room and fitness centre. Here, the facial treatments offered include some state-of-the-art processes based on superb Carita products, and they are in two versions, Mythical (lasting one hour), and Supreme (one and a half hyours). For example, Hydratation des Lagons uses essential minerals to moisturize the skin, smoothing and re-energizing it to leave a glowing, bright complexion. Douceur de Coton is a superbly gentle procedure that leaves skin smooth and more resistant to external agents and irritation. Diamant Sublime is a treatment that combines the science of beauty practitioners with the powerful resources available ikn nature and precious stones. The treatment involves a powerful sensorial experience, with subtle scents, hot stones, and milky baths, that restores the skin its youthful energy. Carita treatments are available in versions both for women and for men.
Body treatments are another important area for Carita and its work dedicated to wellness and beauty. Its Corps Parfait service combines efficient anti-ageing products with relaxation techniques to provide customers with the pleasure of a firm, toned body. Eveil affinant intense is a procedure that reshapes the body, slimming its contours by means of draining and tonifying processes. This treatment provides visible results right from the first session. To alleviate the tired legs syndrome that may ensue after shopping or flight, the Jambes légères treatment, based on massage techniques with Carita products, reactivates blood circulation and restores the correct fluid balance. The result is a sensation of supreme lightness.
Other services include massages, whether slimming, aromatic (with essential oils), energizing and revitalizing, and reflexology; beauty treatments for hands and feet; make-up and hair styling; and waxing. The Spa Bugundy by Carita is opene every day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., though treatments can also be provided outside these times in the comfort of your own room. You can contact the spa from the hotel by pressing the "piscine" button on your phone, or, if you are outside the hotel, you can phone +33 (0)1 4260 3412.