Grand Hotel de Bordeaux Teams up with Repetto for Christmas

Grand Hotel de Bordeaux, Christmas Tree

Traveling to France for the holiday season? Consider making a jaunt to Bordeaux, just a little over three hours from Paris by TGV. More than a world wine capital, Bordeaux is a destination for art and architecture buffs. Fifteen years of city-wide renovation projects have transformed its monumental buildings, and the core of Bordeaux was recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bed down at the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux-- the landmark located on the Place de la Comédie across from the Grand Théâtre-- and you’ll be smack dab in the center of it all. Designer Jacques Garcia was behind the over-the-top interiors, and a new rooftop spa offers dazzling views. (For our first-hand review of the hotel, click here.)

For the festive season, the hotel’s monumental façade has been transformed into a veritable constellation of twinkling lights. What’s more- the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa has partnered with Repetto, the famous French ballet shoe brand, on a Christmas tree installed the lobby. The gorgeous tree is adorned with ballet-themed decorations: satin ballet shoes, gold medals, Repetto wrapped presents. As Harper's Bazaar (UK) points out, “Repetto ballet slippers have been worn by dancing greats from Kirov to Cendrillon and have become favourite flats to ladies including Kate Moss and Brigitte Bardot.”

Image va Harper's Bazaar

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

Related articles: Buzz: The Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux to Open Luxury Spa by Nuxe

The Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux Offers Cooking Classes with Chef Pascal Nibaudeau

Suggested Articles:

The South Coast Winery Resort & Spa plans to reopen on June 1, while Carter Estate Winery and Resort plans to reopen on July 1. Read more here.

In addition to expanding its conservation and community efforts in the region, The Bushcamp Company is continuing renovations of four properties.

As Accor properties get set to reopen, the company launched “Reignite the Love of Travel,” designed to reassure and to create desire among travelers.