LA BELLE JULIETTE
Jeanne Francoise Julie Adélaide Bernard, otherwise known as Juliette, was above all a celebrity known throughout Europe, famous for her beauty and virtue. Daughter of sollicitor Jean Bernard, she was born in Lyon. At fifteen she married the well known banker Jacques Rose Récamier.
Juliette was also intelligent, well read and affectionate. A good dancer, she also sang and could play both the harp and the piano. Her beauty and kindness helped build her reputation as an exceptional woman. It was said that she was able to charm, entertain or dispense with the over ardent without making enemies. At the Abbaye-aux-Bois, where she held her salons for over thirty years, her influence on literature and politics was well known.
Situated 10 minutes from the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay, 10 minutes from the Jardin du Luxembourg and 5 minute walk from the Saint Germain church, you’ll appreciate the atmosphere of this luxury 4 star hotel, its refined ambiance and extreme comfort. Interior design is by the talented Anne Gelbard. La Belle Juliette comprises one classic building street-side, known as “La Vie Parisienne” and a new wing overlooking the garden, known as “l’Abbaye-aux-Bois”. The hotel has 45 rooms, with a different design scheme for each floor.
The ground floor of La Belle Juliette has been completely remodelled and now has a welcoming bar where guests can enjoy a drink, check their e-mail or conduct business meetings in the tranquil area between the fireplace and lounge area. Over the course of the day and into the evening, the lighting becomes more subdued, the music a little more upbeat and the atmosphere more intimate … The bar is open during the day for afternoon tea or a quick snack. Monday – Saturday 4pm – midnight and Sunday from 2-9pm.
The CLOS BELLE JULIETTE
As soon as the warm weather arrives, the semi-open, heated terrace under the pergola is perfect for getting together with family, friends or a business contact.
The spa of La Belle Juliette where eastern traditions Meet cosmetic expertise. The elegant setting of La Belle Juliette is the ideal place to experience new sensations of beauty and wellbeing : a sweet little pool designed by interior designer Anne Gelbard, and its ceramic “extraordinary garden” fresco, two 15 m² treatment rooms, charmingly decorated, where you can treat yourself to face treatments using Maria Galland products or Maria Galland and Phytomer body treatments.