It’s well known that Grace Kelly had a certain magnetism on camera. That intangible quality translated into real life, and one could feel her presence whenever she entered a room. It should come as no surprise then that the unforgettable femininity and mid-century glamour she embodied continues to serve as inspiration in the world of luxury interiors. In fact, Grace Kelly is frequently a specific reference, with eponymous spaces and suites at a variety of luxury establishments throughout the world, all paying explicit homage to the captivatingly glamorous icon.
We begin our list with the most iconic Princess Grace Suite in the world. The Hôtel de Paris has played host to the Princely Family throughout generations since its establishment in 1864. notably serving as the venue for the wedding luncheon of Prince Ranier III and Princess Grace herself in 1956.
With a breathtaking 180-degree view of the Mediterranean, a heated infinity pool, multiple terraces, and personal mementos placed thoughtfully throughout, the Princess Grace Suite at this Monaco landmark is nothing short of spectacular, towing an elusive line between absolute splendor and intimacy.
This suite features elegantly understated décor scattered with gold and mirrored accents throughout. Our favorite part: the living room, which overlooks a stunning vista of snow covered alps.
Grace Kelly stayed here in 1954, just after winning an Oscar for her role in “The Country Girl.” Visiting the property today, a stroll through manicured lawns and swan-filled canals transports us to Hollywood’s golden age. The suite where she famously stayed features a luxurious cream colored palette, complete with a private patio and plunge pool—in other words, an oasis fit for a true Hollywood icon.
It was here where Grace Kelly stayed in 1955 when she first met Prince Ranier III. Famously, this hotel was also a primary filming location for one of her most recognizable films, Hitchcock’s To Catch A Thief. This particular Grace Kelly Suite was designed with that film in mind. In fact, Parisian interior designer Nicolas Papamiltiades allegedly watched the film numerous times for inspiration. Perhaps most notably, the space features a porthole-styled window overlooking the sea—a celebration of the French Riviera‘a inimitable beauty.
Princess Grace was proud of her Irish heritage, and Ireland was proud of it, too. The Shelbourne Hotel is arguably the finest hotel in Dublin, and their Princess Grace Suite, with two two bedrooms, two marble bathrooms, and luxury furnishings in every corner, is “the pinnacle of The Shelbourne experience.”
The Cartier emerald-cut ring given to Grace Kelly by Prince Rainier remains one of the most emulated styles in engagement rings. It is the ring Grace wore in High Society, also cementing a relationship between the soon-to-be Princess and the legendary fine jewelry house. The Grace Kelly Suite at the Cartier Mansion in Manhattan is a round room with a pale color palette and features a breathtaking assortment of engagement rings, all overlooked by curated photographs of the legend Herself.