Hôtel du Palais
1, Avenue de l'Imperatrice, 64200 Biarritz, France

Built in the 19th century by Napoleon III for his wife, Eugénie, the Hotel du Palais in Biarritz, France, is widely considered one of the best hotels in the world. Its rich past, star-studded clientele and high standards all contribute to making your stay an unforgettable experience. In fact, this five star luxury hotel possesses its very own workshops dedicated to the restoration and upkeep of its many fine furnishings. A firm favourite amongst stars and royalty for decades, the Hotel du Palais offers a unique opportunity to surround yourself with timeless elegance and class.

The Rooms

With an exquisite set of rooms and suites to choose from, the Hotel du Palais is bound to become your favourite holiday destination. High ceilings and wide spaces create an opulent but comfortable atmosphere in which to relax after a day on the beach. Choose between a view of the pool and the ocean or of Biarritz itself. All the rooms are decorated with impeccable taste.


Why limit yourself to sleeping in style? The Hotel du Palais boasts its very own Michelin-star restaurant, Villa Eugénie, where Chef Jean-Marie Gautier strives to elevate local ingredients and flavours to a whole new level. For more relaxed dining, book a table at l’Hippocampe, where you can enjoy a delicious array of seafood dishes with a stunning view over Biarritz beach.

The Salon Eugénie is the perfect spot to enjoy a soothing cup of tea, a sweet treat and a good book, while the Imperial Bar offers a jazzy atmosphere for pre-dinner, prize winning cocktails or a post dinner vintage Cognac!


After a private coaching session at the gym or on the beach (stand-up paddle or surfing lessons can be arranged), indulge your senses in the hotel’s luxury Imperial Spa overlooking the ocean. Between the 15-metre indoor pool, an elegant Jacuzzi, Turkish bath and solarium, you’re sure to find the ideal place to relax. A wide array of massages and treatments are also on offer.