Hôtel du Palais ***** Palace

  • View of the Hotel and Beach

    © Hôtel du Palais Imperial Resort & Spa

    View of the Hotel and Beach

    © Hôtel du Palais Imperial Resort & Spa

  • The restaurant

    © Hotel du Palais Imperial Resort & Spa

    The restaurant

    © Hotel du Palais Imperial Resort & Spa

  • Palace


Hôtel du Palais ***** Palace 1 Avenue de l'Impératrice 64200 Biarritz fr

The former Imperial residence of Napoléon III and Eugénie de Montijo, The Hôtel du Palais enjoys worldwide recognition, a symbol of prestige and pride for Biarritz for more than a century.

The Hôtel du Palais is full of memories, style, and it possesses a rich history. Inspired by Eugénie de Montijo, the hotel is typical of the Second Empire, in which Biarritz became the resort of choice for the French nobility..

The Hôtel du Palais is located just 100 meters (~325 feet) from the city center, and very close to the casino, overlooking the main beach of Biarritz.

Rooms and Suites

The Prestige rooms overlook the palace gardens, the prestigious Court of Honor, or directly on the Atlantic Ocean, combining space and refinement, with all the expected comforts..

They have wifi and wired internet, air conditioning, LCD flat screen interactive TVs, two daily maid services, fluffy bathrobes, room service 24 hours/day, and a mini bar.

The Royal Suites may consist of one, two, or three rooms with a lounge. Adorned in the Louis XIV style, these rooms have giant interactive LCD TVs, a CD player, and free adsl wifi internet. Burmese teak, Carrara marble, and Italian glass mosaics are just some of the fine materials used in these elegant suites.

At your disposal in the Hôtel du Palais

The concierge service is completely dedicated to the satisfaction of their guests, and offers many services: making reservations, show tickets, advice…

The spa is the perfect place to relax, and enjoy a unique moment. Soothing beauty treatments, tailored to your needs, are followed by a moment on the pool terrace, facing the sea.

If you have work to attend to, the Events department is available to guests, as well as a business center.

For families, the hotel offers a babysitting service, as well as an activity space dedicated to children.

The Biarritz Le Phare golf course is a beautiful 18 hole course, created over 100 years ago, where a number of prestigious international competitions are held each year..

Facing the Atlantic, in an exceptional setting, the La Rotonde restaurant offers traditional cuisine, in which subtle flavors combine with visual pleasure, thanks to chef Jean-Marie Gautier

Around the hotel

Dating from the Second Empire, Biarritz is now one of the most famous resorts of the Atlantic coast. You can take advantage of::

  • Seaside, thalasso (spa), and sea water therapy
  • Surfing, windsurfing, and other water sports
  • Discover the culture and history of the Basque Country
  • Horse riding and golf
  • Journeys to Spain are just 45 minutes from the city


By plane 

  • Biarritz Parme airport (BIQ): 15 minutes from the hotel
  • San Sebastian airport (EAS) 30 minutes from the hotel
  • Pau airport (PUF): 1 hour from the hotel
  • Bilbao airport (BIO): 1 hour 30 minutes from the hotel
  • Bordeaux Mérignac airport (BOD): 2 hours from the hotel

By train

  • 6 daily direct TGV routes from Paris Montparnasse or Paris Austerlitz
  • Direct trains from Bordeaux, Pau and Toulouse

By car

Biarritz is only:

  • 45 minutes from San Sebastian, 1 hour 30 minutes from Bilbao, and 4 hours 30 minutes from Madrid
  • 2 hours from Bordeaux, 3 hours from Toulouse, and 7 hours from Paris


Hôtel du Palais***** Palace
1, Avenue de L'Impératrice
64200 Biarritz

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