From the Martinez to Claridge's, hostilities rage between five-star hotel mogul Paddy McKillen and Qatar
Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassem Jabr al-Thani and Irish developer Patrick McKillen are at loggerheads. © Studio Pachamama

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From the Martinez to Claridge's, hostilities rage between five-star hotel mogul Paddy McKillen and Qatar

Former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani has been at loggerheads with his one-time business partner, the Irish developer Patrick McKillen, since 2022 over a globe-spanning constellation of five-star hotels, including the Maybourne Riviera in France, Claridge's and The Connaught in London, and the Maybourne Beverly Hills in California. The high-stakes power struggle, worth upwards of $1bn, is dividing the small world of ultra-luxury hotels.

From the Martinez to Claridge's, hostilities rage between five-star hotel mogul Paddy McKillen and Qatar
Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassem Jabr al-Thani and Irish developer Patrick McKillen are at loggerheads. © Studio Pachamama

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Hamad bin Jassim vs McKillen: international luxury hotel feud reaches Paris

Irish luxury hotel tycoon Patrick McKillen has sought to seize files related to the Maybourne Saint-Germain, the luxury hotel that former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani is having built on Paris's Left Bank.

Former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the Constellation Hotels Holding shareholder and Maybourne Saint-Germain developer, has been at loggerheads with Irish ultra-luxury hotel magnate Patrick McKillen for the past year and a half.
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Former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the Constellation Hotels Holding shareholder and Maybourne Saint-Germain developer, has been at loggerheads with Irish ultra-luxury hotel magnate Patrick McKillen for the past year and a half.

France, Qatar
Suite satisfaction: Former Qatari PM's cunning plan to outdo Paris hotel rival Cheval Blanc

To make sure its forthcoming Paris luxury hotel, the Maybourne Saint-Germain, stands out from the competition, former Qatari PM Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani's Constellation group is planning a luxury suite the likes of which Paris has never seen before.

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Former Qatari PM steps back from luxury hotel portfolio

The owner of a dozen five-star hotels in Europe and the United States, former Qatari premier Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani has stepped down from the board of the Luxembourg holding company that runs his hotel empire, handing the reins to one of his sons.

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Spotlight | Qatar, United States
Former Qatar PM works to grow ultra-luxury hotel empire in the US

After establishing five-star hotels in France and the United Kingdom, developer Constellation Hotels, owned by former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim, is gearing up to expand in the United States. The group is teaming up with the Arnault family for the ambitious project.

The former prime minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim, known as HBJ.
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The former prime minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim, known as HBJ.

France, Qatar
Former Qatari PM selects Ritz Paris architect for Left Bank luxury hotel project

Construction on a luxury hotel is set to begin soon on Paris's Ilot Saint-Germain, a former government building in the 7th arrondissement acquired by Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani's firm Constellation in 2019.

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Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassem Jabr al-Thani and Irish developer Patrick McKillen are at loggerheads.

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From the Martinez to Claridge's, hostilities rage between five-star hotel mogul Paddy McKillen and Qatar

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