The uber chic Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat opened its doors in 1908 and instantly became the undisputed grande dame of the French Riviera.
To say no other hotel on the strip today can challenge that status would be wrong, but most notable is the unwavering reputation for excellence this hotel has boasted and maintained for over 100 years. Several years ago, a major refurb was needed, and so investment poured in with almost every inch undergoing a transformation and a contemporary new wing, The Residence, was added. And new management, in the form of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, brought their finely tuned operational skills to this iconic palace hotel.
Often topping many travellers’ hit lists, the hotel boasts a unique combination of history, impeccable service and beautiful surroundings. Yet for all this, it’s not a stuffy place, in fact it’s very relaxed. If you like to rock up to dinner in your designer jeans and LV loafers, that’s just fine. And bring the kids, the hotel is relaxed enough (and has the space) for them to run about without causing chaos.
So you may ask is there anything at all that casts a shadow on this hotel utopia? There is perhaps one question you might ponder and that is, “Am I getting a truly French Riviera experience or is it more perhaps Four Seasons’ interpretation of what that experience should be?” No matter how you may answer, one thing’s for sure, like so many guests before you that have fallen under the hotel’s magical spell over the past 109 years, you will too.
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