Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysées has clinched the much coveted World’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2013 title by World Travel Awards, the largest and most prestigious award in the travel industry.
Lauded as the “travel Oscars” for its ultimate hallmark of quality, the World Travel Awards recognises the best hospitality brands that exemplify commitment to excellence in products and services, as voted by travel and tourism professionals worldwide.
“Having once been the favourite hotel of musical luminaries Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles and Marlene Dietrich, it was very much our intention to restore this magnificent property back to its former glory when we took it over in 2006, as our first Frasers serviced residence in Paris,” said Mr Guus Bakker, Chief Operating Officer for Europe and Middle East, Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd said. “Receiving the World’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2013 title for delivering the Fraser Difference Gold Standard service excellence is a great honour for us, as it is global recognition of our success in continuing Le Claridge’s distinctive legacy.”
Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysées is a magnificent Gold Standard serviced residence with Parisian rooftops, a tranquil courtyard and sweeping views over classic façades on Champs-Elysées. Housed in a 1914 heritage building, it is located in Central Paris with easy access to the city’s iconic attractions such as Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, Jardin des Tuileries, Eiffel Tower, Opéra Garnier and Grand Palais. Ideal for business and leisure travellers, it is only steps away from Paris’ famed Triangle d’Or, where a wonderful array of designer shops and luxury stores are situated, and is within easy reach of the business district of La Défense, the CNIT convention centre and Porte Maillot Palais des Congrés.
The recently refurbished serviced residence features 110 suites that range from executive suites to three-bedroom apartments, each showcasing classic yet contemporary French interiors that reflect the essence of its prestigious neighbourhood. Drawing inspiration from Haussmann style buildings, Parisian mansions and high-end fashion labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermés and Yves Saint Laurent, Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysées features silk curtains, plush Louis XVI style chairs, leather upholstery, full-length floor mirrors, Kartell lighting, Porcelanosa-tiled bathrooms with rain showers and L’Occitane amenities, which are artfully combined with the latest technology and top quality facilities.
Fully equipped to provide residents the option to self-cater, each suite has separate living, dining and bedroom areas featuring Simmons beds for maximum comfort. The kitchens come complete with the latest appliances and residents can enjoy state of the art entertainment system with satellite and video on-demand TV in the comforts of their own “home”.
Among the facilities available include a full service business centre, meeting rooms with the latest audio-visual equipment that can accommodate up to 50 people, a fitness suite and the Elysées Café where breakfast is served. As part of its Gold Standard service, Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysées provides 24-hour reception and security, concierge, daily housekeeping, room service, taxi and chauffeur, laundry and dry cleaning services.
High-speed Internet access is available complimentary to residents at all Frasers properties worldwide.
Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd’s current portfolio, including those in the pipeline, stands at 86 properties in 45 key gateway cities, and more than 15,000 apartments worldwide.