Wednesday 18 October 2017

Ritz ready for more glitz with €200m makeover

Henry Samuel

Ernest Hemingway "liberated" its bar from the Nazis, Coco Chanel called it "ma maison" for almost 40 years and it was the last place Diana Princess of Wales was seen alive.

At the end of the month, the Ritz Paris closes for a €200m "total refurbishment" lasting two years.

The owner, Mohamed Al Fayed, is hoping to honour the hotel founder's promise of offering guests "all the refinement that a prince could desire in his own home".

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