JO&JOE Gentilly Selected as MIPIM 2020 Award Finalist


JO&JOE Gentilly, Paris, co-created by PENSON and Accor Group, has been selected as a finalist in the 2020 MIPIM Award for Best Hotel & Tourism Resort.


The MIPIM Awards jury reviewed over 228 entries from 45 countries and shortlisted the finest projects in each of the 11 competition categories.


The winners were due to be announced at the annual MIPIM Awards ceremony in Cannes but due to covid-19 the awards will be judged virtually. The awards ceremony and gala dinner will take place in person on September 15th in Paris.

A night external image of the JO&JOE Gentilly building showing a modern yellow/gold facade
iconJO&JOE Gentilly, Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier
A wooden effect room with wooden walls and wooden dormitory beds
icon5 person bedroom
An 'out of the ordinary' room with a window and bed all made from wood & decorated completely in black & white doodles with red hearts on the walls
icon'Out of Ordinary' Double Bedroom
A brightly lit area with tables, chairs and an open mic stage
iconOpen House: The Restaurant & Stage


Located twenty minutes from central Paris, JO&JOE Gentilly is a stone’s throw from all the major attractions and is the first BBCA low-carbon hotel in France that brings genuine experiences to its guests. JO&JOE meets somewhere between an open house, a hotel and a hostel to transform the economy model.


A place to eat, meet new people, plan new experiences, and to discover, the 485 bed hotel includes an authentic public restaurant and bar, as well as open-mic stage, a large charming garden space and social spaces reserved for guests.

A brightly & colourfully lit circular bar at night with brightly coloured walls & lighting
iconCircular Bar
Beer wall illuminated with arty multicoloured walls & ceiling
iconSelf Service Beer Wall


Created in 1991, the MIPIM Awards is an internationally renowned real estate competition at MIPIM, the world's property market held from 10 to 13 March in Cannes every year.

It honours the most outstanding and accomplished projects, completed or yet to be built, around the world, the very best of the real estate industry.


To read more about JO&JOE Gentilly, please click here.



JO&JOE is the game-changing Open House experience in travel from PENSON and Accor Group. It’s a mind-setter, life-enhancer and journey-maker where the interiors are shaped by the guests to generate their story, their vibe and their experience.


PENSON have brought energy and super-slick reinvention to the world of hospitality. Being renowned for creating game-changing brands that generate huge customer experience, PENSON co-created JO&JOE and its ethos, values, customer experience and interior design as a new model. JO&JOE embraces a liberated and rebellious approach to hospitality interiors to deliver new emotions for its guests, as well as enabling the required benefits on operational, practicable and investor levels.