The Saint James, Château Club in the Heart of Paris

The Saint James Club in Paris extends to our Members the benefits of private membership at its historically important château in the heart of Paris. For business meetings in Paris, the venue and ambience could hardly be more impressive. For pleasure, this superb chateau behind an almost regal gated entrance, surrounding its guests in French […]

Château Saint-Martin & Spa, Cote d’Azur, France

Château Saint-Martin & Spa

Set in the Maritime Alps among the coastal hills of the Cote d’Azur, the mediaeval walled town of Vance has long been a magnet for artists such as Chagall and Matisse, drawn here by the natural beauty of the surroundings, its position between the mountains and the Mediterranean, and the pure mineral spring water that […]

The perfect match: Hotel Montalembert, St Germain des Pres, romantic 5-star Parisian hotel on the Left Bank: We think it will suit your mood, à la Nancy Mitford

Some things are a perfect match: Paris and literature, the Left Bank and—Hotel Montalembert. And not merely because Nancy Mitford said so, though she did! In her pre-war classic, ‘The Pursuit of Love’, she has Fabrice telling Linda, ‘Je m’excuse, Madame, for not taking you to the Ritz, but I have a feeling for the […]

Chic private hotel on the Left Bank in Paris: Hotel Chavanel, a hidden gem in fashionable Saint-Honoré: Exclusive Club rates

It is a pleasure to discover in a favourite city an artistic gem of an hotel of which hardly anybody has ever heard, but which makes you want to return again and again. We can all find the best five-star hotels—discovering a chic, private four-star which is interesting in its own right and which you […]

L’Abbaye de Talloires, Lake Annecy, The French Alps

L'Abbaye de Talloires, Lake Annecy

Stunning Lake Annecy is a beautiful pre-Alpine lake in the haute Savoie department of France, only 50 kilometres south of Geneva. Our chosen hotel in this idyllic location is a mediaeval abbey, the romantic L’Abbaye de Talloires, which stands on the lakeside in a quiet and lovely place about 20 minutes from Annecy. If you […]