Accor set to launch hip Mondrian brand in France through two new hotels

by James Wilkinson

Accor is set to take its popular hip lifestyle Mondrian brand to mainland Europe with the signing of two properties in France.

First, with the Cannes Grand Hotel on the Croisette and its reopening forecasted in 2021. The hotel will be comprised of 75 guest rooms distributed on 11 floors, a restaurant and a bar overlooking on a 4,000m² private garden, adjustable meeting rooms and a private beach in front of the hotel.

The private beach opening in 2020 will reveal the lifestyle positioning of this new and unique brand in the French Riviera.

Another property will arrive in Bordeaux. The hotel, built around a 19th century building, will be comprised of 97 guestrooms each ranging between 25m² and 50m² and spread over three floors.

A restaurant with a 460m² bar lounge, a spa, a meeting space and an open-air terrace spanning 225m² will complete the venue, with the opening planned for the second half of 2021.

This ambitious and elegant project will be launched during a groundbreaking ceremony in spring 2020 in the presence of all stakeholders who contributed to this achievement.

According to Accor, Mondrian is “always at the heart of the most captivating cultural scenes in the world, serving innovation and creativity for everyone”.

“These hotels offer guests a stylish haven in collaboration with the biggest names in the industry and ground-breaking F&B and nightlife concepts”, according to Accor.

Accor is benefiting from highly favourable operating trends in Europe – a popular destination for tourists from all over the world, the old continent represents almost 50% of the global portfolio.

According to Accor, the Group will launch an additional 350,000 rooms worldwide by 2020 as part of a major expansion.