Versailles Opens Its First-Ever Lodge—With Decor That includes Louis XVI’s Private Fashion
Versailles is way more than the gilded palace that was dwelling to Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. This opulent royal residence is a dream dwelling, and now now you can borrow the keys for an evening or two. The newly opened resort Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle options 14 regal rooms on the grounds of the Versailles, which is simply an hour’s drive from Paris.
The resort is in Le Grand Contrôle, a constructing inbuilt 1681 that hosted visitors—from diplomats to ambassadors and artists—through the Age of Enlightenment. These visitor homes have been absolutely renovated to their 18th-century splendor and are featured alongside a pool, restaurant, and spa.
Every resort room is called after notables who had shut ties to Versailles. One room is called after Baron de Staël Holstein, a Swedish diplomat who was the ambassador of France through the French Revolution, whereas one other is called after Jules Hardouin-Mansart, a French architect who designed the Grand Trianon, a château on the grounds of Versailles.
Anticipate luxurious within the highest order. The stately 18th-century rooms with interval furnishings impressed by Louis XVI’s private model. Every room has luscious materials, chandeliers, and old school clawfoot bathtubs. Among the many historic artifacts in every room, discover a love letter from Madame De Staël to her lover, Louis, Comte de Narbonne-Lara, a French soldier.