When her husband, former President Adolphe Thiers, died, Élise Thiers built this townhouse for penniless students to be able to finish their studies. It then became a private club.
The Saint James now opens its doors to a clientele seeking calm and elegance. For dinner, gourmets will revel in the cuisine of Michelin-starred chef Virginie Basselot. Delicious brunches can be enjoyed in the park as soon as the sun greets the flowerbeds. A Guerlain spa can also be found at basement-level.
Member of the Relais & Châteaux, the Saint James Hotel offers a prestigious experience spiced up by Bambi Sloan's touches of fantasy. The designer transformed the interiors into a trendy hotel, with ultra-private suites in the two pavilions of the courtyard, and large rooms in the main building overlooking the gardens.
Saint James Paris – Relais & Châteaux
43, avenue Bugeaud
+33 (0)1 44 05 81 81
Rooms: from 385 EUR