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Hotel du Marc

Grand renovation of Veuve Clicquot's champagne house

The exterior of the Hotel du Marc in the heart of Reims, seen from the backyard View into the courtyard from Hotel du Marc in the heart of Reims The red crystal 'Neons' by Jugnet + Clairet decorate the ceiling of the bar The library with a view to the living room Colourful stuffed birds on a cabinet in the smoking room The hall is a place of interest in itself. The colours on the wall and in the carpet go from dark red to grey, a playful reference to pinot noir (Veuve Clicquot's most important grape) and the grey lime soil on which the grape grows The wall and the staircase are being reflected in a zigzag mirror wall designed by Bruno Moinard The staircase in the hall is reflected in the zigzag mirror wall designed by Bruno Moinard The hall is a place of interest in itself. The colours on the wall go from deep red to grey, a reference to the pinot noir grape growing on lime soil The colours in the guestrooms refer to the different seasons. 'Uzes' refers to autumn, with red and orange elements Guestroom 'Ponsardin' is decorated in soft green tones, referring to summer, with Chinese elements such as black laquered furniture Guestroom 'Bohne' in crispy white and blue, including a 'frozen' glass bench at the foot end of the bed, refer to winter Hotel du Marc, the private mansion of Veuve Clicquot in the heart of Reims Hotel du Marc and its front courtyard The porch roof from iron and plexiglas above the entrance is designed by Atelier Champenois, as a modern recreation of the old fashioned type Hotel du Marc, the private mansion of Veuve Clicquot in the heart of Reims, has undergone a four year renovation Painting of Veuve Clicquot and her greatgranddaughter Anne de Mortemart-Rochechouart on the first floor. In the background Boursault, the country castle of the widow A wooden object  by the Argentinean French artist Pablo Reinoso decorates the hall on the first floor View of the hall and its winding staircase from the first floor Guestroom 'Chevigne' is the most classical one, with a marble fireplace and the original wooden panelling. Guestroom 'Chevigne' is decorated in soft green, a reference to spring Guestroom 'Chevigne' is the most classical room, decorated in soft green, referring to spring Guestroom 'Chevigne' is the most classical room, decorated in soft green referring to spring. It still has its original marble fireplace and wooden panelling View of the bathroom in guestroom 'Bohne' that is decorated in icy colours white and blue, referring to winter The bathroom in guestroom 'Werle' features a sofa covered with yellow silk and mosaic tiles in white, grey and gold on the floor Guestroom 'Chevigne' in soft green colours refers to spring The wooden piece of art by Argentinean French artist Pablo Reinose reminds of a grapevine. It decorates an open window in the hall on the first floor The five guestrooms all exit a corridor cum gallery, with man-sized portraits of the former inhabitants of the Hotel. In the back, decorating the hall, the wooden structure by Argentinean French artist Pablo Reinoso The passage on the first floor resembles a portrait gallery, featuring the former inhabitants of Hotel du Marc Library of Hotel du Marc The library features a striking mirror by Herve van de Straeten, furniture designer, gallery owner and jewel designer for Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Lacroix Two glasses of sparkling Veuve Clicquot champagne await guests at Hotel du Marc in Reims The living room with furniture by Herve van der Straeten and Bruno Moinard. On the left, the doors open onto the dining room The black and golden wood panelling in the dining hall is an idea of Bruno Moinard. The antique dining table is set with old porcelain from Sevres The black and golden panelling in the dining hall turns the classical room into an exciting space The doors in the dining hall lead to the bar The living room features furniture by Herve van der Straeten and Bruno Moinard. The doors open onto the library The library opens onto the living room 'Once upon a dream' by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur. This computerized sofa was commissioned by Veuve Clicquot 'Once upon a dream' by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur, commissioned by Veuve Clicquot 'Once upon a dream' by French designer Mathieu Lehanneur was commissioned by Veuve Clicquot 'Tasting Gloriette' by the Brasilian designer brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana was commissioned for the garden of Hotel du Marc 'Tasting Gloriette' by the Brasilian designer brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana was commissioned for the garden of Hotel du Marc 'Tasting Gloriette' by the Brasilian designer brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana was commissioned for the garden of Hotel du Marc

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