Luxury Hotels in Paris

Arc de Triomphe - panoramio (21)

As Paris is a city which is widely associated with glamour, it has five star hotels to please any taste. Converted historical palaces, gleaming modern accomodations, and cozy boutique hotels are scattered thoughout the city. Whether you’re visiting Paris for shopping, visiting its museums and landmarks, or for business reasons, there’s probably a luxury hotel to relax in within a few blocks.

1st Arrondissement

Castille Paris: A boutique five star hotel next to the Maison Chanel on the rue Cambon, a quiet side street off of the rue de Rivoli. The Jardin des Tuileries and the Musee du Jeu de Palme are at the end of the street.

33-37 rue Cambon, 75001 Paris

Grand Hotel du Palais Royal: One of the closest five star hotels to the Louvre and the Comedie Francaise.

4 rue de Valois, 75001 Paris

Hotel du Louvre: As its name suggests, the Hotel du Louvre is right around the corner from the Louvre Museum and the Louvre des Antiquaires.

Place Andre Malraux, 75001 Paris

Louvre at dusk2
Le Meurice14

Hotel Le Meurice: The Hotel Le Meurice is the oldest luxury hotel in Paris, dating back to 1835 at its current location on the Rue de Rivoli across the street from the Jardin des Tuileries. Other nearby attractions are the Louvre, the Place de la Concorde, and the Place Vendome.

228 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Le Meurice 002
Hall GDL
Le Burgundy Paris: The Le Burgundy is in the Place-Vendome area and within walking distance of the Champs-Elysées, the rue Saint Honore, and the Jardin des Tuileries.

6-8 rue Duphot, 75001 Paris

Mandarin Oriental Paris Courtyard

Mandarin Oriental Paris: One of Paris’ younger 5-star hotels, the Mandarin Oriental opened in 2011 and is located just steps from the Place Vendome. Amongst the room offerings are a three-bedroom penthouse suite with two terraces and its own private gym, and a duplex suite with an upstairs bedroom.

251 Rue Saint-Honore, 75001 Paris

Nolinski Paris: As it just opened in July 2016, the Nolinski Paris is one of Paris’ youngest 5-star hotels. It’s within easy walking distance of the Musee de l’Orangerie, the Louvre, and the Jardin des Tuileries, amongst other attractions.

16 Avenue de l’Opera, 75001 Paris
Hotel Ritz de Paris 2011

 

Ritz Paris: One of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Ritz Paris is located right on the Place Vendome and a few steps from Notre Dame Cathedral.

15 Place Vendome, 75001 Paris

 

The Westin Paris Vendome: This hotel is across the street from the Jardin des Tuileries. The Place de la Concorde is less than half a mile away going in one direction and the Louvre is less than half a mile going in the other.
Westin Paris Salon Napoleon 2007 001

3 rue de Castiglione, 75001 Paris

 

 

2nd Arrondissement

Park Hyatt Paris Vendome: This Hyatt location is within walking distance of the Louvre, the Place Vendome, and the Opera House. It has four restaurants, one of which is located in a courtyard. Amongst its accomodation offerings are 43 suites, including 3 Presidential Suites. The Vendome, Presidential, and Imperiale Suites include a Jacuzzi and at least one balcony. The Presidential and Imperiale Suites also come with a private gym, spa, and kitchenette.

5 rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris

6th Arrondissement

Hotel Bel Ami: The artsy and modern Hotel Bel Ami is in the Saint Germain area and is within walking distance of the Louvre and the Latin Quarter.

7-11 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris
Rue des Beaux-Arts1

L’Hotel: A historic hotel in the Saint-Germain area which is famous as the hotel where Oscar Wilde died. It’s within walking distance of the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, and Notre Dame cathedral.

13 rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris
Lutetia Hotel, July 4, 2007
Hotel Lutetia: The historic Hotel Lutetia is within walking distance of Le Bon Marche, which is one of the first department stores that ever opened and is considered to be one of the best in France. Across the street from Le Bon Marche is the gourmet grocery store La Grand Epicerie de Paris. La Grande Epicerie has a wide assortment of foods from all over France. It’s an especially good place for wine lovers, as it offers an assortment of 6,500 varieties.

45 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris

7th Arrondissement

Hotel Pont Royal: The Hotel Pont Royal is located in the Saint Germaine area of Paris and is a stone’s throw from the Musee d’Orsay, the Jardin des Tuileries, the Louvre, and the Musee de l’Orangerie.

5-7 Rue De Montalembert, 75007 Paris

8th Arrondissement

Ferrari, Hôtel George V, Paris August 2014

Four Seasons Hotel George V: This magnificent 5-star hotel is just around the corner from the Champs-Elysees and the Golden Triangle, which houses boutiques like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci, and Dior. Some of the rooms offer a good view of the Eiffel Tower.

31 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris
Christmas Decor at The Four Seasons George V
Restaurant Le Fouquet's au 99 avenue des Champs-Elysées à Paris

Hotel Barriere Le Fouquet’s: Located right on the corner of the Champs-Elysees and Avenue George V. One of its three restaurants is the famous Fouquet’s, which serves gourmet French food.

46 avenue George V, 75008 Paris

Hotel de Crillon: The Hotel de Crillon is housed in a recently- renovated royal palace dating from the 18th century right on the Place de la Concorde.
DSC 7353-Hotel-Crillon-Pari

 

10 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris

 

Hotel de Sers: This contemporary hotel is only a few minutes walk from the Champs-Elysees. Amongst its room offerings is a seventh-floor apartment with two terraces which starts at 1799 euros.

41 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, 75008 Paris

The Hotel du Collectionneur: A 10-minute walk from the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysees.

51-57 rue de Courcelles, 75008 Paris

Hotel Lancaster: Having been converted into a hotel from a mansion, the Hotel Lancaster combines the amenities of a luxury hotel with the atmosphere of a private home. It’s located just off of the Champs-Elysees near the intersection with the Avenue George V.

7 rue de Berrie, 75008 Paris

Hôtel le Bristol (Paris)

Hotel Le Bristol Paris: This hotel often has world leaders as guests, as it’s in the next block from Elysee Palace. The Le Bristol offers some of the largest rooms and suites in Paris, including a Terrace Suite with a Jacuzzi.

112 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris
Paris Napoleon Hotel Outside building

Hotel Napoleon Paris: The Hotel Napoleon is practically right next door to the Arc de Triomphe. Its rooms and suites are decorated with comfy furnishings reminiscent of Napoleon’s era.

40 avenue de Friedland, 75008 Paris

Hotel San Regis: One of Paris’ cozier luxury hotels, the Hotel San Regis is housed in a 19th century mansion on a quiet side street near the Golden Triangle, Grand Palais, and Petit Palais. It’s restaurant, Les Confidances du San Regis, offers French food under a glass-covered courtyard and seating on comfortable sofa-like benches. The accomodations include a two-bedroom suite which would be suitable for a family traveling together. If you want a room with a view of the Eiffel Tower, it can be had from the balcony of the deluxe junior suite.

12 rue Jean Goujon , 75008 Paris

La Tremoille: The La Tremoille is housed in a 19th century building that has been serving as a hotel since 1925. It’s less than a mile from the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe.

14 rue de la Tremoille, 75008 Paris

Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees: This is the only hotel which is right on the Champs-Elysees, and it’s also located right on the Golden Triangle with its collection of luxury brands.

70 avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008 Paris

Paris avenue montaigne plaza athena.1
Plaza Athenee: Located in Paris’ Golden Triangle on the Avenue Montaigne, the Plaza Athenee might be a good choice for those who are on a shopping trip in Paris. This hotel is just a few steps away from fashion boutiques like Dior, Chanel, Fendi, Versace, Louis Vuitton, and Armani. The hotel’s five restaurants include offerings like French cuisine and fancy pastry, along with a bar. Along with a fitness center and Dior spa, there’s an ice skating rink during the winter. The room offerings include views of the Eiffel Tower and views over the courtyard restaurant, which is surrounded by ivy-covered walls.

25 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

Sofitel Paris le Faubourg: A cozy hotel in a quiet side street which os just around the corner from the Place de la Concorde, Jardin des Tuileries, Musee de l’Orangerie, Musee du Jeu de Palme, and across the river from the Musee d’Orsay.

15 rue Boissy d’Anglas 75008 Paris

9th Arrondissement
Grand Hôtel Paris, April 2011

InterContinental Paris le Grand Hotel: This historic hotel is 30 meters from the Palais Garnier which houses the Paris Opera.

2 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris

W Paris Opera: Housed in a 19th century bank, the W Paris Opera is located right across the street from the Palais Garnier. Other attractions within walking distance are the Galeries Lafayette department store and the Fragonard Musee du Parfum.

4 rue Meyerbeer, 75009 Paris

 

16th Arrondissement

Majestic Hotel Spa: The rue La Perouse is just around thr corner from the Arc de Triomphe, and the Champs-Elysees. The Eiffel Tower is a 15-minute walk away.

30 rue La Perouse, 75016 Paris

Summer pool at the Molitor in Paris 02

 

Molitor Paris: The Molitor surrounds a large outdoor swimming pool which is part of the outside view of most of the rooms. There’s also an indoor swimming pool and a large spa offering yoga classes. It’s within walking distance of the Roland Garros Stadium, the Parc des Princes Stadium, and the Bois de Boulogne.

2 avenue la Porte Molitor, 75016 Paris

The Peninsula Paris
The Peninsula Paris: This 5 star hotel is housed in a building which was previously known as the Hotel Majestic. It’s located on the Avenue Kleber, which is one of the streets that radiates out from the Arc de Triomphe, just around the corner from the Champs-Elysees. The room offerings include rooftop terrace suites with views of the Eiffel Tower, along with suites with formal dining rooms and even a piano.

19 Avenue Kleber, 75116 Paris
Le Lobby Deluxe Suite Dressing Room2

 

 

 

DSC08688-Shangri-La Hôtel
Shangri-La Hotel Paris: The Shangri-La is housed in the former home of Roland Bonaparte and is located near the Jardins du Trocadero.

10 avenue d’lena, 75016 Paris
Awning of the Shangri-La hotel in Paris, 23 January 2014

 

Chantilly
Paul Cézanne 209

Chantilly is a quiet town which is located 24 miles (38 km) from Paris. It can serve equally well as a base from which to visit Paris, or as a destination on its own. The Chateau de Chantilly contains one of the largest art galleries in France, and there are also a number of tourist attractions related to horse racing.

Tiara Chateau Hotel Mont Royal Chantilly: A large chateau surrounded by a forest is home to this five-star hotel.

Allee des Marronniers, Route de Plailly, 60520 La Chapelle-en-Serval, France

La Defense/Puteaux

La Defense is a business complex of skyscrapers right outside of Paris. Some of the companies which are based there include Total and Aventis. La Defense dsc07142

Sofitel Paris La Defense: This Sofitel location is right in the La Defense complex and is only a few steps from the Esplanade de la Defense metro station.

33 voie des Sculptures, 92800 Puteaux

 

Paris

Paris is a romantic and scenic city filled with historic palaces, cathedrals, museums, and gardens. It’s also a fashion capital with a number of famous shopping streets. For these reasons and numerous others, Paris is a dream destination for many people around the world.Seine and Eiffel Tower from Tour Saint Jacques 2013-08

Basic Facts

Things to Do 

Where to Stay

Population: 2.2 million

Climate: The climate is relatively mild. However, there can be heat waves during the summer.

Currency: Euro

Airports: The main airports are Charles de Gaulle Airport, which is approximately 45 minutes by train or taxi into downtown, and Orly Airport, The travel options from Orly to Paris are somewhat more complicated. Le Bourget is the general aviation airport.

Things to Do

Churches
Le sacre Coeur bordercropped
Sacré-Cœur: The architecture of this cathedral was inspired by basilicas like the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, and its white stone facade is a prominent site on the Montmartre. The top of the dome offers views over Paris up to 40 km (24 miles) away.

Metro station: Anvers

Sacre Coeur - Mosaique de l'abside

 

 

 

Landmarks
Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, 25 November 2011 01

Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile: As one of Paris’ most famous monuments, the Arc de Triomphe towers over the Champs-Elysees. The Arc de Triomphe was built by Napoleon in 1806 to commemorate his victory over the Austrian and Russian armies at the Battle of Austerlitz. It also serves as the gravesite of an unknown soldier from World War I, along with an eternal flame in his honor.

Metro station: Charles de Gaulle – Étoile

 

Paris TourSaintJacques hiver
Saint-Jacques Tower: This 51 meter tower which dates back to the 16th century is the last remaining part of a Gothic church from the 12th century.

Metro station: Chatelet

 

 

 

 

Museums

Cernuschi Museum 20060812 154
Musee Cernuschi: This museum’s exhibits consist of art from the Far East. Although it’s not as famous as some of Paris’ other museums, the Musee Cernuschi contains one of the largest collections of Chinese art in Europe.

Metro station: Villiers

 

 

 

 

 

Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, from C2RMF retouched
Musee du Louvre: The Louvre is probably the most famous museum in Paris and is one of the most widely-visited in the world. The museum is housed in a palace which served as the king’s main residence in the 16th and 17th centuries before Louis XIV moved it to Versailles.
Paris - Musée du Louvre (31397952316)
Although da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is the most well-known attraction at the Louvre, it’s also home to many other art exhibits from around the globe which date from antiquity to the mid-19th century. The works include the Venus de Milo and fragments from the Code of Hammurabi. Like the British Museum in London, it’s difficult to see all of the museum in one visit.

Metro station: Palais Royal – Musee Louvre

 

Looking over the Musée dOrsay from the top floor, Paris 2013
Musee d’Orsay: Housed in a former train station, this unusual art museum contains works dating from around 1848 to 1914. The glass roof illuminates scupltures, paintings, photographs, furniture, and other artifacts. Some of the artists featured include van Gogh, Monet, and Renoir.Chemin montant dans les hautes herbes - Pierre Auguste Renoir

1 rue de la Legion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris

Metro station: Solferino

 

 

 

 

Musee de l’Orangerie: Located 2011-12-Musee de lorangeriein a former greenhouse in the Jardin des Tuileries, the Musee de l’Orangerie exhibits works from impressionism, postimpressionism, and the ecole de Paris. Monet’s work ”Water Lilies” is displayed here, along with works by Gauguin, Renoir, Picasso, and Matisse.

Claude monet, Ninfee e Nuvole, 1920-1926 (orangerie) 00

Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris

Metro station: Concorde

 

 

Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume

The Musee du Jeu de Paume exhibits contemporary photography and video. It’s located just across the Jardin des Tuileries from the Musee de l’Orangerie.

1 place de la Concorde

75008 Paris

Metro station: Concorde

Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume

 

 

 

Palais Garnier's grand salon, 12 February 2008 Palais Garnier: Better known as the Paris Opera, this 19th century neo-Baroque theater offers tours of the auditorium and other parts of its elaborate interior, which features the Grand Staircase and Grand Foyer, along with a Library-Museum that chronicles the theater’s history.

Metro station: Opera

 

Grand escalier de l'opéra Garnier 3
 

 

 

Facade of Petit Palais, Paris 6 March 2015
Petit Palais (Musee des Beaux-Arts): Originally built as an exhibition hall for the Exposition Universelle of 1900, the Petit Palais now houses an art museum with collections from antiquity to 1900, along with a courtyard garden featuring outdoor sculptures.
P1130922 Paris VIII Petit-Palais interieur rwk

Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris

Metro station: Champs-Élysées – Clemenceau
Les couleurs de lautomne au Petit Palais, Paris le 28 octobre 2010

 

 

Parks and Gardens
Bagatelle roseraie classique01

Bois du Boulogne: The Bois du Boulogne is located in the Paris neighborhood of Neuilly-sur-Seine and is one of the largest city parks in the world. It’s home to numerous formal gardens, lakes, and walking paths. It’s best to visit during the day, as it has a reputation for being haunted by prostitutes at night.
Pre Catalan, Bois de Boulogne, Paris August 2011 001
Montmartre - Chemin Billaud 01
Cimetiere de Montmatre: This is the main cemetery in northern Paris. Amongst the historic figures who are buried here are Heinrich Heine, Emile Zola, Alexandre Dumas, and Edgar Degas.

Metro station: Place de Clichy
Pere Lachaise looking down the hill
Le Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise: The largest cemetery in Paris dates from the early 19th century and contains numerous notable graves, amongst them Frederic Chopin, Jim Morrison, Honore de Balzac, Edith Piaf, Georges Bizet, and Joseph Igance Gullotin.

Metro station: Pere Lachaise

Monet-Tuileries-Marmottan

Jardin des Tuileries: If you visit the Musee de l’Orangerie or the Musee du Jeu de Palme, you’ll be surrounded by the Jardin des Tuileries, a Baroque garden built for Catherine de Medici in the 16th century. The Place de la Concorde is located on westernmost end of the garden, and the Louvre is located on the opposite end.
Vue sur la Tour Eiffel du jardin des Tuileries

Metro stations: Concorde or Tuileries
Autumn Tuileries Garden, Paris 13 November 2012

 

Parc de Belleville @ Paris (34411302903)
Parc de Belleville: Set on a high hill, this park has numerous platforms which allow for panoramic views of Paris.

Metro station: Belleville

 

 

 

Parc Monceau 20060812 40

Parc Monceau: An 18th-century park which was the subject of five paintings by Claude Monet. A stroll through this park will bring you past copies of the pyramids, classical colonades, and Dutch windmills, along with statues of French historical figures like Guy de Maupassant and Frederic Chopin.
Claude Monet - Le parc Monceau
Metro station: Monceau

 

Seasonal

June: La Defense Jazz Festival

 

 

Shopping

Galeries Lafayette Paris Hausmann: As one of the largest department stores in Paris, Galeries Lafayette offers 70,000 m² of brands that include Chanel, Bulgari, Montblanc, Louis Vuitton, and many others. It also offers several restaurants offering eventhing from pizza to seafood to hamburgers and dessert. There’s also a Starbucks location. The main branch of the Printemps store chain is also nearby.

Metro station: Havre – Caumartin (Lines 3 and 9)

 

Place Vendome: The Place Vendome is one of Paris’ premier shopping areas, featuring watch and jewelry brands like Cartier and Bulgari, and boutiques like Chanel and Dior. Париж - panoramio (150)

Metro station: Tuileries

Where to Stay

Luxury Hotels in Paris – A list of Paris’ 5-star hotels, arranged by district.

Hotels in the La Defense Business District

Hotels at Charles de Gaulle Airport

 

Mid-Range Hotels

AC Hotel Paris Le Bourget by Marriott: This 4-star hotel is right next door to Le Bourget Airport, and is approximately a half an hour drive from downtown Paris.

2 Rue de la Haye, 93440 Le Bourget

Hotel Saint Germain: A boutique hotel with traditional room decor, the Hotel Saint Germain is a short walk from the Rue du Bac metro station in the 7th arrondissement , and within walking distance of the Musee d’Orsay and the Rodin Museum.

88 Rue du Bac, 75007 Paris
Pont Bir-Hakeim - tour Eiffel - neige

 

CitizenM Paris Charles de Gaulle: The CitizenM is next door to Charles de Gaulle. It has 24-hour reception and food service, along with self-serve check-in and check-out. This hotel might be worth considering if you have a very early or late flight.

7 Rue de Rome, Tremblay-en-France Roissypole, Terminal 3 Paris Charles de Gaulle, 93290 Roissy-en-France
CDGVAL et Terminal 1 (9004336667)

 

Paris Marriott Charles de Gaulle: This Marriott location is 2 km (1.2 miles) from Charles de Gaulle and offers a free shuttle to the airport terminal and the train station which serves the airport.

Zone Hoteliere Allee Des Vergers, 95700 Roissy-en-France