The hotel was built in 1896. The hotel was included in the list of historic and cultural monuments of France in 2009.
It is located 600 meters from the Seine River. The hotel combines an atmosphere of French luxury with oriental hospitality. It features an indoor pool, a spa and 3 restaurants, 2 of which are Michelin-starred.
A 16-metre swimming pool was built at the end of 2011.
Some rooms and suites offer spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower. Both suites and other rooms are decorated in cream, white and blue tones, combining European tradition with Asian aesthetics. All rooms feature a separate living room with a desk and a marble bathroom with a separate bathtub, heated floors, tropical showers and toiletries. The rooms and suites are decorated with custom-made furniture and crystals. An iPod docking station, laptop safe and flat-screen TV with movie channels are also available.