The Côme group has announced its intention to open its first luxury boutique hotel in France in the famous wine region of Burgundy.
Como Le Montrachet will open in phases, with the first stage due to be completed by the end of 2022.
The gradual opening of the hotel will see the launch of one of its Asian-inspired Como Shambhala wellness retreats. The wellness destination will be the first of its kind in France.
Founded in 1997 by Christina Ong, Como Shambhala is the wellness brand of the Como Hotels and Resorts hotel group – also founded by Ong.
Como expands its portfolio in France in partnership with Olma Luxury Holdings. The project began with the acquisition of the existing hotel Le Montrachet, located in Puligny-Montrachet, in Burgundy.
Nestled around a charming village square, guests will be invited to experience the Como way of life.
For this project, Como will collaborate again with renowned designer Paola Navone to complete the historic 18th century property with contemporary touches.
This launch marks the brand’s second European opening after Como Castello Del Nero in Tuscany, also designed by the Italian designer.
Spread across four heritage buildings, 31 rooms and suites will be transformed into chic sanctuaries.
With Como’s commitment to fine dining, guests of Como Le Montrachet can expect exciting dining options and authentic wine experiences in a striking country setting.
Olivier Jolivet, CEO of Como, said, “With the recent sale of Como Metropolitan Miami Beach, this announcement underscores our strategy of developing pioneering properties in new destinations.
“Besides Europe, we will also add a new luxury resort in the South Pacific to the portfolio in 2022.”
Find out more about Como
The Como Group is an international private company with long-term investments in the world of fashion, wellness, high performance sport and luxury hospitality.
Its subsidiary, Como Hotels and Resorts, includes 14 international properties.
Asia-Pacific destinations include Bali, the Maldives, Bhutan, Thailand and Australia. In the Americas, the group owns and operates a private island in the Turks and Caicos Islands. In Europe, Como operates two city hotels in London and a resort in Tuscany.
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