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Old May 6, 11, 1:28 pm
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And that the Park Hyatt was included. it's nice but a palace????
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Old May 6, 11, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by paul2 View Post
Indeed Pierre&Cedric it is surprising. Gallivanters had a little rant about it today over on Twitter!
Even Dorchester Group which had two of its properties awarded (Meurice & Plaza Athne) said yesterday that the 'palace' label was discredited since FSGV was rejected.
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Old May 6, 11, 8:19 pm
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How are The Ritz and FSGV not included? I did read that The Crillon did not apply for the designation.

Does the list get updated every x number of years?
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Yes, next applicants shall be awarded in September (they have to fill in their file by end of June). Not 100% sure about the dates but there will be additionnal 'palaces'.

The Ritz is in need of a massive refurbishment so it's not that surprising. But hey, PH is awarded and FSGV rejected? This is unbelievable.
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If France wanted to define the concept of political corruption, then they just achieved it.

Crass and entirely unbelievable.
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The designation now has all the accuracy a Conde Nast Traveler or Travel and Leisure readers poll.
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Are there any Luxury properties in Paris with an outdoor pool?
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Old Apr 14, 13, 9:21 am
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http://www.lebristolparis.com/eng/sp...itness-centre/
do the windows at le bristol pool open?

murano has 2 suites with outdoor heated pools
http://news-e.hoosta.com/hotels-with...ools-in-paris/
http://madaboutparis.com/hotels/hotel-murano.html
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=murano...20607&t=h&z=21
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Old Apr 14, 13, 10:19 am
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http://www.shangri-la.com/paris/shan...ealth-leisure/

S-L pool looks pretty stunning, and apparently has an outdoor terrace and abundant natural light.
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Old Apr 14, 13, 12:30 pm
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Originally Posted by Kagehitokiri View Post
http://www.lebristolparis.com/eng/sp...itness-centre/
do the windows at le bristol pool open?
Yes they do. But the roof doesn't so it is still an indoor pool

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Going first week of May and trying to justify spending $$$ at the Shangri-La over using points at the Park Hyatt. I like the location of the Park Hyatt as well and if I'm ever going to use my Hyatt points it will be at that property....


Any reason not to do it?
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Old Apr 14, 13, 4:55 pm
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Originally Posted by damaxer91 View Post
Going first week of May and trying to justify spending $$$ at the Shangri-La over using points at the Park Hyatt. I like the location of the Park Hyatt as well and if I'm ever going to use my Hyatt points it will be at that property....


Any reason not to do it?
If you can stay for free in Paris, the Park Hyatt is a great hotel with a good location for walking around the center of the city.
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Old Apr 14, 13, 11:46 pm
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Originally Posted by MikeFromTokyo View Post
S-L pool looks pretty stunning, and apparently has an outdoor terrace and abundant natural light.
To me it is probably the best hotel pool in Paris. It is really beautiful.
Natural light is great, however don't expect too much regarding outdoor terrace. It is a few steps above the street level, with cars passing by but you still cannot be seen from outside.

Originally Posted by damaxer91 View Post
Going first week of May and trying to justify spending $$$ at the Shangri-La over using points at the Park Hyatt. I like the location of the Park Hyatt as well and if I'm ever going to use my Hyatt points it will be at that property.... Any reason not to do it?
It depends on what you want to do. For first visit or shopping addicts I would choose the Park Hyatt. I love the fireplace lounge, the terrace (last winter they served raclette in a small chalet), les Orchides, etc. The location is perfect. For a more romantic stay and to enjoy the pool & spa I would prefer the Shangri-La.
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Originally Posted by Pierre&Cdric View Post
To me it is probably the best hotel pool in Paris. It is really beautiful.
Natural light is great, however don't expect too much regarding outdoor terrace. It is a few steps above the street level, with cars passing by but you still cannot be seen from outside.



It depends on what you want to do. For first visit or shopping addicts I would choose the Park Hyatt. I love the fireplace lounge, the terrace (last winter they served raclette in a small chalet), les Orchides, etc. The location is perfect. For a more romantic stay and to enjoy the pool & spa I would prefer the Shangri-La.
However if the OP has points to use at a Hyatt- the ability to stay for free at the Park Hyatt makes it difficult to justify spending the EUR necessary for the Shangri-La. If I were comparing head on to pay in EUR definitely I would say Shangri-La- but the use of Hyatt points does swing this in favor firmly of the PH.
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+1. Agree completely with travelsig.
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