Hôtel de Paris is undeniably the crown jewel of Monte Carlo and arguably the entire French Riviera. It is the staple of classic luxury as the most discerned travelers know it, which is why I am so honored to write about it as the incredible final stop of my French road trip.
In a village called La Celle en Provence, there is a 12th century Benedictine convent. Alain Ducasse took over the property and transformed it into the centerpiece of hospitality, heritage and fine dining.
I never thought that I would be able to write about a 5-star property that has huge rooms, floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of Hong Kong Bay, an incredible infinity pool and numerous dining options ... at a price as low as $150 a night. The Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong, a Shangri-La Hotel, has done my entire job for me through the opening line