Guests relaxed in plush bathrobes and slippers (supplied by yours truly) while getting massages and being pampered at the ultimate glamping experience at Le Mans. This all-new lux experience gave guests the comfort of staying at one of the Waldorf Astoria properties without missing any of the action at the track.
The Waldorf Astoria and Aston Martin teamed up to bring an unforeseen level of luxury to the world’s oldest active sports car race: The 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. The global brand partners planned lux glamping accommodations at a peaceful retreat 10 minutes away from the race. Guests accommodations included comfortable beds outfitted with the signature Waldorf Astoria deluxe bedding, monogrammed robes, spa slippers, cable knit throw blankets, charging stations, full-size Salvatore Ferragamo toiletries.
From the welcome champagne reception and dinner on Friday night to the helicopter tour over the Le Mans circuit, guests experienced the race at unparalleled levels.
Guests could take a 10 minute ride in their VIP shuttle bus to the race and enjoy the packed atmosphere of the track. Or they could find comfort in the Aston Martin Racing Hospitality Suite located trackside. The lounge in the hospitality suite with more spa services, custom-designed furniture, and high-end food and beverages.
The Waldorf Astoria and Aston Martin have created a truly elevated experience at Le Mans and we are eager to see more of what this sophisticated four-year global partnership will bring.
The Unforgettable Glamping Experiences at 24 Hours of Le Mans would run you $7,600 for a three-night stay from June 14-17 or $14,500 for a double occupancy tent.