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Saint James Paris Debuts New Gatehouse Suites

by Kimberly Inlander

Jun 4, 2024

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Travelers at Saint James Paris can find a new unique perspective of its gardens, a hallmark of the property, when staying in one of two new private Pavilion Rooms in the chateau’s former gatehouses. Each boasts a terrace and private spa. Interior designer Laura Gonzalez, who designed the hotel and its adjacent villa, led the Pavilion Rooms’ full renovation.

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“Staying in the Pavilions is like experiencing in your own private cottage in central Paris,” said Laure Pertusier, general manager, Saint James Paris. “We’re so pleased to be able to offer this unique experience to guests to enjoy these special gardens in privacy yet have access to our five-star services of the hotel just steps away.”

A dedicated garden path leads to the Pavilion’s terrace. Each is 860 square feet across three floors, with a living room, primary bedroom and en-suite shower, a private spa with large jet bathtub, a dry sauna, a pull-out sofa, and exercise bike.

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The Pavilions, named Elise and Félicie, honor Elise and Félicie Dosne, the wife and sister-in-law of former French president Adophe Thiers, in whose memory they erected the building that is now Saint James Paris. It was originally a foundation for the best students in France from 1892 to 1985.

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