Pullman Hotels & Resorts is delighted to present the new style of Pullman Paris Montparnasse, an avant-garde 115-meter skyscraper designed by Pierre Dufau in 1972 and a monument of modern architecture in the heart of Paris. The flagship establishment is located within a new complex and is part of a larger project that will revitalize the Gare Montparnasse (which welcomes more than 60 million travelers a year), transform the Tour Montparnasse (by 2024) and will reconnect the Gaîté district and its theatres.
Innovative architecture, dynamic design and immersive art
The designer duo Benjamin Clarens and Yann Martin, founders of CUT Architectures, were commissioned to reinvent the Pullman Paris Montparnasse into a modern and innovative place: they imagined an open-plan environment resolutely different from the rectilinear and linear architecture of the Montparnasse district. Their design vision created concentric spaces, where areas intended to facilitate interaction alternate with places intended for relaxation. This approach is evident all around the hotel, from the lobby with its circular ceilings to the detail of the guest room lights and the grand structures of the hotel’s Grand Ballroom.
To offer travelers dynamic opportunities for escape and inspiration, Pullman Paris Montparnasse will launch in 2022 the Artist’s Playground, one of the pillars of the Pullman brand: an immersive exploration of digital art. Alexandre Toledano, founder of Visto, a company specializing in the conservation of works of art within high-end and luxury hotels, has assembled an engaging collection of works by contemporary international artists. The works are broadcast on a series of screens throughout the hotel and reflect the district, its architecture, its diurnal and nocturnal rhythms.
In addition to these screens, the property will showcase other digital creations, such as a 40-meter outdoor mural and 3D-printed sculptures. The Artist’s Playground and its installations constitute an astonishing collection of art which will be continually renewed.
Inspiring views from the bedrooms
From the eighth to the 32nd floor, the 957 rooms, suites and apartments of the Pullman Paris Montparnasse offer a breathtaking view of the capital. Throughout the property, the hotel offers inspiring spaces where guests can contemplate endless “The City of Lights” (City of Light), admiring the Panthéon, the Sacré-Coeur, the Montparnasse Tower, Saint-Sulpice, or the Luxembourg Gardens. The rooms, accessible by long corridors with retro-futuristic lighting, make full use of their generous dimensions. Classic categories have 22 m² (240 ft²) of living space; this increases to 29 m² (312 square feet) in Deluxe Rooms and 30 m² (325 square feet) in Deluxe Executive Rooms. Meanwhile, the suites and apartments, offer guests 60 m² (645 square feet) of space to make the most of their visit.
In the rooms, CUT Architectures has created a feeling of weightlessness, freedom and fluidity. Bespoke furniture assembly is both practical and functional, pairing terrazzo with walnut veneer. The yellow and ocher color scheme is meant to bring visitors down to earth, while the Art Deco-style lights recall the jazz and parties of the Montparnasse district’s glorious past. Right next to the bedroom, the bathroom has a walk-in shower or a relaxing bathtub that offers an unobstructed view of Paris, depending on the room category. Digital circular lighting integrated into the mirrors and the CO Bigelow range of products ensure that taking care of one’s appearance remains effortless.
Umami Burger and Fi’lia: innovating the Parisian food scene
The Pullman Paris Montparnasse is a foodie’s dream with a lively and energizing mix of locals and international travellers. The hotel invites Parisians and travelers to discover two unique culinary concepts in France and Europe: Umami Burger and Fi’lia.
Umami Burger, the exceptional burger brand from Los Angeles has taken up residence on the second floor of the Pullman Paris Montparnasse, representing its first European address. The 800 square meter (8,600 square foot) interior allows up to 280 diners to enjoy delicious burgers topped with fresh red tomatoes, savory American cheeses and crispy pickles. The dynamic decor of Umami Burger Paris is inspired by Japanese street art.
From spring 2022, the Pullman Paris Montparnasse will host the famous Fi’lia. Fi’lia’s philosophy is to create honest, authentic and generous Italian dishes that respect the cycle of the seasons. Here, a meal will begin with crispy focaccia served with olive oil and oregano, followed by a range of authentic pizzas available in classic, green (with kale) or wellness (gluten-free) versions. , homemade pasta dishes or authentic Italian salads.
Chef Rafael Casas, a globetrotter of Argentine origin, runs the restaurants at the Pullman Paris Montparnasse. It focuses on vegetable-based gastronomy and finding transparent ways to integrate vegan, gluten-free and low-calorie alternatives into menus.
The first Skybar in Europe is open!
At 115 meters (377 feet) above the city, Pullman Paris Montparnasse’s Skybar is the highest open-air rooftop bar in Paris. After openings in Miami, Los Angeles and Nassau Bahamas, the latest Skybar offers a cocktail bar and a terrace on the 32nd floor of the hotel, with a VIP area that offers the most beautiful view of Paris on the Eiffel Tower and the skyscrapers -sky. Indeed, with its 180 degree panoramic view, Skybar Paris has the city at its feet.
Lying on electric green sofas, guests enjoy the most beautiful sunsets, discover Paris from above while listening to a soundtrack created by Fred Viktor. Known as “The Tailor of the Son”, Viktor quickly made a name for himself in the 2000s with his eclectic and singular musical approach. He has contributed to leading international events such as Roland Garros, the BNP Paribas Masters and the 2012 London Olympics and has collaborated with several prestigious hotel groups to shape their artistic direction.
The Power Fitness area: invigorating guests
In collaboration with the London company Bergman Interiors, a specialist in well-being design concepts, and in partnership with Les Mills, Pullman Paris Montparnasse has opened a 200 m² Power Fitness room. Equipped with the most high-tech urban equipment, the wellness area is set up as a crossfit studio with a mini athletics circuit, weight racks, jump ropes, punching bags and stationary bikes. To complete the concept, a spa will open in 2023.
Exceptional event facilities
The fourth floor of the Pullman Paris Montparnasse, nicknamed the Green Floor, includes 15 meeting and conference rooms which open onto 800 m² of private green terraces. Thirteen of the meeting rooms are dubbed “Green Rooms” with direct access to the outdoor terrace and flexible Green Suite with executive lounge and dining area. The Green Floor harmoniously combines work and well-being. The terraces are designed as urban gardens that promote biodiversity and are an ideal space for relaxation. In addition to the Green Floor, Pullman Paris Montparnasse has also created 19 rooms on the upper floors of the hotel which can be transformed into meeting rooms.
With a floor area of 742 m² and ceilings almost seven meters high, the Grande Salle de Bal du Pullman Paris Montparnasse is the ideal place to celebrate all kinds of events: fashion shows, concerts, weddings, private parties , conventions and more. Under an anodized aluminum mesh ceiling, with luminous structures echoing the concentric design of the lobby, the Grand Ballroom offers a breathtaking view of one of the most avant-garde architectural creations in the city: the Maine building. -Montparnasse.
The Grand Ballroom at the Pullman Paris Montparnasse is a fully modular space that can accommodate up to 735 people, with a banquet space that can easily be transformed into a meeting or conference room. The space is equipped with high-speed WiFi and benefits from the latest technologies, including a high-end 25,000 lumens video projector.
At the end of 2022, in collaboration with C2, which is one of the most avant-garde creators and producers of business events in the world, Pullman Paris Montparnasse will open a 1,500 m² floor composed of spaces dedicated to creativity and experience. and immersive content. The C2 space will be divided into several zones: the Garden will accommodate up to 580 guests; Creative workshops will be organized in the Hangar; and the Forum will be a space for meeting and catering around a counter designed to fully adapt to future needs.
The entire event center also benefits from an exclusive catering service designed by Chef Rafael Casás. On the program: French delicatessen specialties, offering a touch of modernity and an explosion of flavors; a banquet menu; and, for private events and weddings, an option to customize a bespoke package.
A strong commitment at all levels
In order to optimize well-being at work, the hotel has invested in a new approach to cleaning, both social and environmental. Vapodil, an alternative and ecological cleaning solution, makes it possible to reduce water consumption by using water vapour: for 1 liter of water used by Vapodil, 30 to 50 liters are necessary for conventional cleaning.
In addition to the various training programs that were offered prior to the launch, each person who joins the company participates in a half-day training course on climate change and the social and environmental ambitions of the hotel, in order to ensuring that employees understand and feel fully involved in the hotel’s sustainable development strategies.
Complementing these efforts, Executive Chef Rafael Casás and his entire restaurant team have implemented an extensive program to combat food waste. This is a mission that involves an investment of 3 million euros in a MEIKO organic waste station connected directly to restaurant kitchens – a first in France -! ; the development of a new “less is more” banquet concept, which favors better measurement of portions, so that quality takes precedence over quantity; and the establishment of a partnership with LINKEE, a platform for redistributing leftover food to associations within a radius of 30 kilometers around the hotel.
Pullman Paris Montparnasse is also committed to recycling more than ten types of waste: organic waste, glass, cardboard, paper, plastic bottles, neon lights, bulbs, toner, aluminum, batteries. Other activities that are part of the hotel’s drive to reduce waste include: using refillable product dispensers in all bathrooms; a willingness to go paperless wherever possible; the fight against digital pollution; introduction of a deposit system for packaging; stopping coffee capsules in common areas other than rooms; removal of bottled water from meeting spaces; and the introduction of vegetarian alternatives in all food offerings.
Pullman Paris Montparnasse
19 Rue du Commandant René Mouchotte
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