The expertise of the Group in terms of luxury hotels is particularly illustrated by the conversion of buildings classed as historic monuments to luxury hotels: l’Hôtel-Dieu in Marseille and the Palais de Justice in Nantes.
Mariott - Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe and the Salle Wagram / Paris, 17th arr.
A true link between the Champs-Elysées, the Place de l’Etoile and the avenue des Ternes, this group of buildings includes a luxury hotel, high-end shopping, as well as the iconic salle Wagram, a premier event venue in Paris. In conjunction with the architect Christian de Portzamparc, Altarea Cogedim has developed a 118-room 5* hotel surrounded by 1,600 m² of shopping space. The company also renovated the salle Wagram in the original style of the second Empire.
The renovation of the Hôtel-Dieu in Marseille, an iconic building built in the hospital style of the 17th Century, into a 5* Intercontinental Hotel, making it the first luxury hotel in Marseille. The goal of Altarea Cogedim was to open the building up to the town while preserving the architectural features of the prestigious building which included monumental staircases, ancient vaulted galleries and the terraced gardens overlooking the city. 6,700 m² of living space was also created in the north-eastern part of the plot.
Radisson - Old Palais de Justice/ Nantes
The old Palais de Justice of Nantes was transformed into the town’s first four star hotel: the Radisson Blu, including and space for contemporary art, is a first for Europe. It is also one of the first hotel operations to be certified under the “NF commercial buildings, HQE® Hostelry”.