As the red carpets begin to unroll, Cannes is setting the stage to welcome its annual influx of who’s who elite. Everyone from paparazzi, executives, designers & top rated actors, actresses & film professional are decending on Cannes for over a week of screenings, events and mega-yachts. Some call it the kick off to the summer in the South of France, but it is better known as the Cannes Film Festival, celebrating its 68th year.
With a high demand and only limited inventory where do the wide array of film industry mavens & supporting professionals hold court that week? The Days of Chic was on the ground last summer inspecting many of the hot spots and hotels that will be overflowing with these years attendees, but only a select few will secure rooms at these top 4 Cannes Hotel.
Located on the most famous lane of Cannes, La Croisette, the palace that is Hotel Martinez often welcomes guests from the media and entertainment business so the Film Festival will be no exception. Only 500 metres away from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where, every year, the famous red carpet is unrolled and a jury made of celebrities awards the Palme d’Orto the year’s best movie. Boasting the largest private beach in Cannes you will be in close proximity to the stars & the sands of Cannes.
Only a few blocks from the Hotel Martinez you will find the Intercontinental Carlton a gorgeous Belle Epoque building which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2013. This exclusive hotel has a history for attracting some of the biggest names from Grace Kelly to Jessica Chastain. The hotel is known for turning one of its coveted suites into a private lounge for celebrities & press, definitely adding another layer of exclusivity to your stay if you have the proper credentials.
Hôtel Majestic Barriere
It is no coincidence that this hotel is named Majestic. One of the most coveted hotels in the South of France also has one of the most coveted suites: The Christian Dior Suite. The massive suite is on the 6th floor and its 4845ft² foot print takes up an entire wing. The refined decor pages homage to Cinema & Christian Dior. The Christian Dior Suite offers a 180° panoramic view of the Mediterranean from its terrace. With only two guestrooms each with its own bathroom the immense suite puts the additional square footage to use with plenty of wardrobes, private lounges, spacious living rooms and a dinning rooms. The Christian Dior Suite is listed at 16,000 a night, but the most shocking fact, there is a more expensive suite on the 7th floor at 24,000.
Hotel du Cap Eden Roc
Best described by its glamorous history & glittering future we may have saved the best for last. Throughout time designers, artists, writers, world leaders, guests and their families have been drawn to the unmistakeable aura that makes Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc a legend. This history made our celebrations for the Eden-Roc Pavilion’s centenary a particularly glamorous retrospective, for 2015 the Hotel is delighted to say the legend continues in high style leading into the Cannes Film Festival.
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