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France’s Versailles palace to host luxury #hotel [Best Of The Best 2010] #luxury

France’s Versailles palace to host luxury #hotel [Best Of The Best 2010] #luxury

The Palace of Versailles is to transform one of its satellite buildings into a luxury hotel, paving the way for a series of French projects aimed at exploiting the economic potential of listed buildings while securing their renovation. The Hotel du Grand Controle is to be converted into a “luxury hotel,” Jean-Jacques Aillagon, president of the Chateau de Versailles, said Tuesday. The opening of the 23-bedroom establishment, in which some rooms will look out onto the “Orangerie”, the chateau’s elaborate greenhouse, is planned for late 2011. The palace deemed one of the crowning achievements of 18th-century French art, is one of Europe’s most popular tourist attractions. Famed for its Hall of Mirrors and home to the French court from 1682, the complex was transformed and expanded under the Sun King Louis XIV into a monument to royal grandeur and absolutism. It remained the o...

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