Let’s get inside a hotel suite in Paris where one can find Francis Ford Coppola’s annotated copy of The Godfather
Paris has always been the wonderland of writers, artists and philosophers who created their masterpieces in some of the city’s tiny, messy apartments or luxurious hotel rooms. And it still exudes these bohemian, artistic vibes, making every visitor become infatuated with its allure. Francis Ford Coppola, who visited Paris as a teenager fell in love with it and bought an apartment there.
He came back many times, but now a piece of him will stay in Paris forever, in the iconic Lutetia Hotel in the artsy left bank of the city. The iconic director envisioned and decorated a stunning penthouse for the five-star Lutetia hotel, which combines his personal style with the newly reopened hotels unique hospitality.
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Along with his daughter and fellow filmmaker, Sofia Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola was a longtime regular at Hôtel Lutetia and his commission is part of the 7 signature themed suites that were unveiled when it reopened.
The Saint Germain Penthouse was designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte but it bears a significant amount of Coppola items and key aesthetic. Upon entering the room, a generous living room welcomes you, extending out onto a furnished terrace, perfect for breakfast on sunny mornings. The lush bedroom next door is all about soft French linens and drapes, while the master bath is covered in Carrara marble.
As for the Coppola-esque elements, art and film memorabilia hand-picked from the director’s personal collection including scripts, film stills, sculptures, a vintage Eclair camera and original annotated pages from Coppola’s own copy of The Godfather novel by Mario Puzo make for a suite experience not to be forgotten.
A winding staircase leads to a stunning private rooftop terrace with 360-degree views- a lavish rooftop retreat with over 60 square meters of furnished skyline, allowing for a truly cinematic Parisian experience.
See more photos of the impressive penth0use in the gallery below.