Whilst these politicians appreciate this secluded spot far from the city centre, it is also for security. “Here, they can be calm and avoid the crowds,” notes managing director David Sierra. The teams of the heads of state arrive fluidly with an entourage of fifteen cars and their security teams surround the grounds of the hotel. They can rent up to 80 rooms. In 2009, Sarkozy required around sixty rooms. The Frenchman used to come on personal business, before being elected.