The spirit of Biarritz: seaside Luxury and History

The Hôtel du Palais is temporarily closed for renovation and will welcome you back in Spring 2021. It is continuing its renovation project; the façade will remain the same, the interior spaces will be redesigned while retaining the grandeur of this emblematic place.

Let yourself be tempted by the brand new décor of this famous hotel! The legendary and iconic Hôtel du Palais towers over the Grande Plage of Biarritz like a ship firmly moored at the ocean’s edge. Inside, 5-star luxury awaits in the utmost calm and discretion.

The former imperial residence of Napoleon III and Princess Eugénie de Montijo, this hotel is ranked among the world’s most beautiful, earning it the Palace de France label. Its majestic facade, acclaimed services and facilities make it the flagship establishment of Biarritz and a touchstone for an international clientele. 

The illustrious courtyard, its Second Empire rooms and suites, its gastronomic restaurants with panoramic views, all set it apart. This elegant venue reflects a chic, refined style, perpetuating the legend and glamour of the city of Biarritz. More than a hotel, an inimitable art de vivre!

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Rooms + Suites

Royal Suite Living Area at Hotel du Palais in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Deluxe King Guestroom with Ocean View at Hotel du Palais Biarritz

The spirit of Napoleon III is present in all the 56 Suites and 86 rooms. Unique furnishings, rare paintings and refined tapestries afford a timeless charm, steeped with history. The decoration of the venue has remained intact to the delight of art enthusiasts. The exquisite fabrics were each chosen for their elegance. Every room is a unique vision of harmonious Second Empire style. 

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A fitness & cardio training centre, on the upper floor of the Imperial Spa offers the latest generation Technogym equipment, a Pilates studio as well as yoga and QiGong classes, aquafitness, dynabike, watercrossfit, aquazen programmes and Gyrotonic exclusively proposed by Hôtel du Palais sports coaches.


Pets are welcome at the Hôtel du Palais. The daily rate is €45 and we do everything in our power to make your pets comfortable for a stay as enjoyable as your own. 

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The Hôtel du Palais is a veritable symbol of Love, a romantic venue for your wedding celebrations. Our entire team will invest their talent and skill in preparing your once-in-a-lifetime event; our Chef Jean-Marie Gautier’s brigade will create a bespoke menu to be served in our panoramic Villa Eugénie restaurant or in a private salon. 

Let the magic of the Hôtel du Palais add an extra touch of romance to your special day!


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Our 7 splendid private salons are fully equipped and modular to host your meetings, showrooms, workshops, conferences, seminars & exhibitions. All bathed with natural daylight, some also offer a terrace with a view of the Atlantic Ocean.The Salon Impérial, former ballroom of Napoleon III, can welcome up to 230 people in theatre-style seating, ideal for your conferences.

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