The historic Hôtel Napoléon in Fontainebleau comes back to life: discover its SPA, bar and restaurant

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Published by My de Sortiraparis · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on February 12th, 2024 at 10:17 a.m.
Discover the Napoleon in Fontainebleau, renovated with SPA, bar and restaurant, for a refined, historic escape.

The emblematic Hôtel Napoléon, located in Seine-et-Marne in the immediate vicinity of the famous Château de Fontainebleau, is enjoying a new lease of life following a major renovation. This historic gem, formerly known as the Grand Hôtel du Cadran Bleu, now brilliantly blends the charm of the past with modern comforts, offering guests an attractive setting in which to stay, dine and relax. The establishment, with its SPA, chic bar and plant-based restaurant, is an invitation to discovery and well-being.

In the heart of Fontainebleau, this prestigious address, closed since 2017, has reopened its doors to welcome travelers in search of a unique experience. TheHôtel Napoléon, built on the foundations of a former 16th-century stagecoach stop that saw Napoléon Bonaparte pass through, has reinvented itself while retaining its historic soul.

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The renovation has been designed to enhance the guest experience, blending elegance and history. The rooms, with their refined design, incorporate elements of the Empire style while adopting contemporary touches, offering a setting that is both majestic and welcoming. This 4-star hotel, nestled in the city center, is now a sanctuary for relaxation and gastronomy. With a garden, terrace and elegantly equipped rooms, from free Wi-Fi to 24-hour room service, the hotel promises comfort and elegance. Each room, designed with attention to detail, boasts a decor that skilfully blends reminders of the Empire style with contemporary touches, creating an ambience that is both noble and welcoming.

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The Empreinte restaurant, led by chef Romain Fabry, offers a menu inspired by local and seasonal produce, renewed every three months. The culinary philosophy is based on simplicity, clarity and flavor, to offer an authentic and memorable gastronomic experience.

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The hotel's SPA is a haven of peace dedicated to relaxation and well-being, offering a 15-metre pool, sauna, hammam and a range of treatments by Cinq Mondes. Open daily, the spa promises an escape from everyday life, with treatments available from Wednesday to Sunday. Be sure to read Napoleon's touching love letter to Josephine, which adorns the back wall of the pool.

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TheHôtel Napoléon stands out not only for its rich past and meticulous renovation, but also for its commitment to offering a wonderful experience to tourists and residents of Fontainebleau and the surrounding area alike. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a gourmet dinner, a drink at the bar or a relaxing break at the SPA, the Hôtel Napoléon in Fontainebleau is the destination of choice for lovers of luxury, history and well-being.

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The Hôtel Napoléon is the destination of choice for those looking for an escape into history, luxury and well-being. With rates ranging from €200 for a standard room to €800 for a family suite in high season, the establishment aims to attract both international and local clientele, thanks to offers such as the French snack.

For those interested, Hôtel & SPA Napoléon is located at 9, rue Grande in Fontainebleau. Reservations for the hotel, SPA and Empreinte restaurant can be made online. This revival of the Hôtel Napoléon is an invitation to rediscover Fontainebleau, its heritage and its art of living, promising a wonderful experience in a setting steeped in history and modernity. Take advantage of this opportunity to rediscover the Château and its beautiful guided tours, which take us on a tour of exceptional rooms.

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77300 Fontainebleau

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