Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced a few days ago its plans to open the first W-Opera hotel in Paris in 2011 , which marks the debut of W Hotels in France . Located in the elegant and bustling Paris Opera area, amid lively cafes, contemporary designer boutiques, restaurants, the W Paris-Opera will occupy an elegant historic building from the 1870s , the well-known Haussmann , near Galeries Lafayette and the Place Vendome.
Founded in 1998 in New York City , the W Hotels chain continues to transform itself into one of the world’s leading powers in the world of luxury hotels . W-Opera de Paris will be the eighth hotel of the W brand in Europe , following the opening of W Istanbul in 2008 , and the upcoming openings of W Hotels in Barcelona, Saint Petersburg, Athens, Manchester, Milan and London . With 10 years of success, W Hotels will triple its footprint around the world in 2011 by opening more hotels from Paris to Marrakech , Dubai to Doha , from Hollywood to South Beach , and from Bali to Shanghai .
The W-Opera in Paris will have 90 stylish rooms. Guests will be able to find in its facilities a bar-restaurant, a large gym and special rooms for spa treatments. In addition to custom furniture in the suites, and many other luxuries in the rooms. In the W-Opera there will be a 24-hour WIFI connection and an ultra-modern space reserved for holding meetings and events .
W-Opera de Paris will thus join the six properties that the brand already has in France: the Sheraton , Le Méridien, Westin and The Luxury Collection .