Shangri-La Hotel, Paris Est. 2010

10 Avenue d'Iéna, Paris, France

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Because every bride should feel like a princess on her wedding day. 
This former palace of Prince Roland Bonaparte boasts a rich 114-year-old history in the upscale 16th arrondissement. Built in 1896, the site is now considered a historical monument and overlooks the glimmering Eiffel Tower and Seine River.
The Lowdown
Historic Building
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Private Dining / Restaurant
Historical Monument
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Ideal for hosting a prestigious wedding, conference, seminar or banquet, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris’ 850 square metres of reception areas and event spaces evoke the spirit of elegant events hosted by the Bonaparte family for 19th century Parisian society. The four meetings and event spaces feature high ceilings, an abundance of natural daylight and state-of-the-art technology.

(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?


Estimated Price Per Head

from $50 to $450


Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Beer/Wine/Champagne Only
Indoors Only
Non-smoking Venue
  • A/V Equipment
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:

Originally built in 1896, this palace is the former residence of French imperial Prince Roland Bonaparte. Since 2009, the most historic areas of the former Palais Iéna are listed with the French institution Monuments Historiques, an initiative undertaken by the Shangri-La group. Today, the iconic building once again welcomes Parisians and world travelers within its walls, 114 years after the prince first opened the doors of his residential palace to Parisian society.

The rediscovered history of the building and its cultural significance as the home of one of France’s most notable aristocratic families is at the core of this flagship hotel.

It all began in May 1891, when Prince Roland Bonaparte bought nearly 3,000 square metres (33,000 square feet) of grounds on avenue d’Iéna in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, which today remains the city’s most elegant neighbourhood. Situated between the statue of George Washington and the Eiffel Tower, the site was selected by the prince for its breathtaking views over the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River.

The prince commissioned architect Ernest Janty, renowned for his reconstruction work of the Louvre and Tuileries palaces for Napoleon III, to design an elegant home and reception areas in order to receive notable guests. Throughout its four years of construction between 1892 & 1896, the building’s design and construction caught the attention of Parisians for its blend of 17th and 19th century architectural, simply known as "eclectic style." The palace’s façade is inspired by the Louis XIV style, with intricate masonry of stone from L’Oise. Sculptors Steiner and Houguenade, who also rose to fame for their craftsmanship on the Louvre and the Tuileries Palaces, were commissioned to carve the façade’s "eclectic style," featuring the family’s coat of arms, lion heads and antlers.

On the 17th of December 2010 the group has opened Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, representing its first property in Europe, a flagship of intimate scale and local historic significance. Inspired by the legendary land featured in James Hilton’s novel Lost Horizon published in 1933, the name Shangri-La encapsulates the serenity and hospitality for which the brand is renowned worldwide. Shangri-La group’s tradition of service excellence started with the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore in 1971 and is based on the core values of sincerity, humility, helpfulness, respect, courtesy and selflessness. With 101 rooms and suites, three restaurants, one Bar and four events and reception rooms, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris cultivates a warm and authentic ambience, drawing the best from two cultures: the Asian art of hospitality and the French art of living.


Three of our function rooms located on the first floor of the hotel are listed as Historical Monuments, and accessible through our beautiful majestic marble stairwell. The events that are celebrated in our historical function rooms are reminiscent of beautiful 19th century receptions, hosted by Prince Roland Bonaparte, Napoleon Bonaparte’s great nephew. One can privatize the entire first floor, ideal for receptions.

Standout Venue Features:

Exceptional function rooms

Natural daylight in all our function rooms

The Grand Salon, la Salle à Manger, le Salon de Famille and their Gallery are listed as historical monuments

7-meter high ceilings

A business center is at your disposal for photocopies, printing, faxes, management

Function rooms do not have columns or pillars

Complimentary high-speed Internet Wifi in the hotel

The Shangri-La Cuisine

Seasonal menus created by our team (2*): refined French gastronomy, and a large selection of authentic Cantonese dishes

Your event in our function rooms : unique and authentic

The Shangri-La personnel: service based on Asian hospitality

A sales manager dedicated to your event

Extra Perks:
The hotel furniture, the Shangri-La personnel and the service.
Celebration Locations
Salon Roland Bonaparte:
The Salon Roland Bonaparte is a state-of-the-art and spacious function rooms, situated on the Fresnel side of the Hotel. Formally Roland Bonaparte’s stables, it’s walls are adorned with beautiful frescos and arcades. It is ideal for conferences, seminars, private events, dancing parties… The Salon Roland Bonaparte foyer, attached to the main reception room, is ideal for coffee breaks and cocktails.
- View: Parisien street
- Max Capacity: 310
Le Grand Salon:
Le Grand salon is designed in a Louis XIV décor, and hosts a large white marble chimney, adorned with gold bronze, and surmounted by a glass trumeau. The two wooden gold consoles covered in marble, and the crystal chandeliers are authentic. This function room is without a doubt the heart of the Bonaparte receptions, and today, the Shangri-La Hotel’s. It now awaits you to write your own story… It is ideal for: dinners, fashion shows, roadshow lunches, cocktails, engagement dinners…
- View: Avenue d'Iéna
- Max Capacity: 150
Le Salon de Famille:
The Salon de Famille draws it’s inspiration from the Empire style décor, airy and fresh. Marie Bonaparte’s engagement to the Prince of Greece took place in this very room in 1907. This function room is ideal for groups of 30 to 60 guests (for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, meetings…)
- View: Avenue d'Iéna
- Max Capacity: 80
La Salle à Manger:
La Salle a Manger is entirely devoted to the emperor’s glory. It reunites wooden weapon trophies sculpted in mahogany wood, and military trophies. The Chimney, the Salle à Manger’s masterpiece, was inspired by the Renaissance era, and is surmounted by a mantelpiece made up of two columns decorated with a bronze relief. This bronze relief is a replica of David’s painting depicting “Bonaparte conquering the Great Saint Bernard”
- View: Avenue d'Iéna
- Max Capacity: 100
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris offers an array choice of culinary experience where diversity and quality come together to satisfy the most discerning of palates. L'Abeille, an awarded Michelin star restaurant, overlooks a stunning "à la française" garden and offers classical French gourmet cuisine. Shang Palace, also a Michelin-starred restaurant, is home to authentic Cantonese cuisine. La Bauhinia, an airy and luminous restaurant, features French and Southeast Asian cuisine. Finally, Le Bar and the lounge’s cosy atmosphere provide the perfect setting to relax.

Bars & Lounges:

The Bar was inspired from a specific part of the Malmaison castle, and designed in a Napoleonian « Egypt comeback » decor. Our cocktails are Asian-influenced. The « Pink Lady » cocktail is our signature cocktail. It was inspired by Lady Mendl, who was a resident of the 10, avenue d’Iena during the 1930s.

Our 3 historic lounges propose a tasty and voluntarily simple menu, in a cosy atmosphere, perfect to relax.


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