The Original Rotunda was designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1909. For the occasion of the 100th anniversary the hotel reopen with new design in 2009.
Housed in a pristine white mansion, a grand palace on the Côte D’Azur, on the tip of the peninsula of Cap-Ferrat, amidst 17 acres of lushly landscaped gardens with panoramic views of the Mediterranean, the Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat has welcomed into its halls throughout the past 100 years those in search of exquisite beauty, world-class cuisine, a passion for sunshine, sea breeze and endless
The Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat opens the 2009 summer season with an extensive expansion project that respects the grandeur of the past and celebrates the beginning of a new era. Internationally acclaimed designer Pierre-Yves Rochon’s new design includes all public areas, guest rooms and suites and the interior design of The Residence – a new sea-front wing that features eight new suites:
each with its own private swimming pool and spacious 30m2 terrace overlooking the sea and sixteen deluxe sea view rooms with private terraces. With the addition of this new wing: The hotel now features 73 rooms and suites (49 rooms and 24 suites). The Grand-Hotel also introduces a new restaurant and a spacious Spa and sea-view Spa Garden.
Throughout the eras, the Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat has consistently been ahead of its time in offering the most luxurious facilities and innovative services to its guests. The motivating philosophy behind the re-opening is to continue to offer guests an enhanced experience and to maintain the identity of the Grand-Hotel whilst adapting to provide the experience of state-of-the-art technology and contemporary elements designed to suit the needs of modern travellers.
The original Rotunda was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel in 1909 and is located adjacent to the main lobby with large bay windows overlooking the sea. The soaring and unforgettably beautiful lobby features a crystal table by Lalique and a baroque chandelier made by Tisserant (whose other lighting projects include the Palace of Versailles) of crystal doves enclosed within a silver lantern that hangs from the ceiling and reflects light into the room from the rotunda.
The new La Véranda restaurant offers creative and authentic Mediterranean cuisine in a relaxed and elegant environment with views of the sea and surrounding gardens. La Véranda is a third dining option for casual and lighter meals to compliment Michelin star Restaurant Le Cap for elegant gastronomic dinners and Club Dauphin for pool and sea-side daytime meals.