In this video, Grand Luxury Hotels co-founders and brothers, Ivan and Rouslan Lartisien, head to the refined environs of Le Meurice, there to meet with the team who ensure the hotel remains the oasis of taste and artistic expression it has always been.

Of course, the City of Light has its fair share of palaces and chateaux, but few can compare to the elegance and history of Le Meurice. This Parisian grand dame has been welcoming guests into some of the French capital’s most sumptuous and breathtaking suites since 1835 – and, almost 200 years later, continues to do so.

But was there something beyond its exquisite grounds and interior that has kept guests returning to Le Meurice for almost two centuries?

The answer lies in the talented individuals, showcased in this video, who preserve the luxurious hotel’s sense of identity, while always seeking to appeal to future generations of visitors.

View the original video here.