Looking to spend some pretty serious time and money in Europe this summer? Want to live the lavish life of a noble? You now have the opportunity to do so in one of France’s most historic buildings after the Palace of Versailles recently announced that it will start accepting visitors in a new entity called the Airelles Palace of Versailles, The Grand Control.
Artnet News reports that stays in the 17th-century palace, which was first built as a private residence for King Louis XVI, can now be booked by members of the public for prices from $2,000 per night.
Hotels 14 suites are rather well laid out, with furniture inspired by the court and tapestries from Maison Pierre Frey. Visitors can enjoy access to otherwise non-public spaces as well as an indoor pool and a menu from Alain Ducasse, a French restaurateur known for his 21 Michelin stars and hotel-attached outposts like Rivea and theLouisXV. Ducasse also ran the kitchen of the The Jules Verne Eiffel Tower restaurant from 2007 to recently.
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