[Luxus+ Magazine] We explain you the difference between a “Palace” and a “5 star” hotel

In the luxury hotel industry in France, only a few five-star hotels can aspire to the Palace distinction, a guarantee of unparalleled quality of service. We explain how some establishments were able to obtain the precious Sesam.


The “5 star” category and the Palace distinction did not exist until the law of July 22, 2009, when a reform of hotel classification was implemented. This reform focused on two main themes: the modernization of classification criteria and the overhaul of the procedure for obtaining the “new stars”.


Five-star hotels were created as a result of this reform, and are the flagship of the French hotel industry. However, among the five-star hotels, a handful must be distinguished for their exceptional characteristics. This is why the Palace distinction was created as part of this reform.



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