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Which historic hotel hosted the world’s first cinematic screening in 1895?

If you guessed Hotel Scribe Paris Opera by Sofitel (1891) in Paris, France you guessed correctly!

Many remarkable historical events have transpired within the hallowed walls of the fabulous Hôtel Scribe Paris Opéra. Among them include the showing of the world’s first cinematic screening in 1895 with a device known as a cinematograph! This hotel’s history started when the Jockey Club de Paris decided to use the first two floors of the building as their headquarters in 1863. Legendary figures like Marcel Proust, Jules Vern, and Sergei Diaghilev have all resided at the hotel throughout its history. Today, the hotel stands as one of the city’s most prestigious hotels.

Learn more about Hotel Scribe Paris Opera by Sofitel and book your next stay.

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