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Palace of Versailles may open mansions as a hotel

The Palace of Versailles in France is inviting bids from companies interested in operating a hotel for a period of 60 years.

The Palace of Versailles.
The Palace of Versailles. Image by Gary / CC BY-SA 2.0

The palace wants to turn three of its 17th-century mansions into a hotel and bids are open until 14 September. There are reports that the AccorHotels group has expressed interest in the business venture. Read more: thelocal.fr