Just off the Champs-Elysées, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris is superbly located in the heart of the most fashionable area of Paris. Designed in the 1920’s by French architects Lefranc and Wybo under the direction of American owner Joel Hillman, also an architect, and opened in 1928, the original George V immediately set new precedents in the hospitality industry.
H.R.H. Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, owner of the George V, entered a long-term agreement in 1997 with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to manage the property.
The list of the friends of the hotel is long and flattering :
Marlene Dietrich, Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Greta Garbo, Gene Kelly, Gary Cooper, Vivien Leigh, Burt Lancaster, Liza Minelli, Sophia Loren, les Rolling Stones, Sylvester Stallone, the President Gerald Ford, Robert Maxwell, John Wayne…