These are, in our opinion, the best luxury hotels in Paris. They each have special amenities and services that make them stand head and shoulders above the thousands of other hotels in the city of light.
The first Arrondissement is in the very heart of the city. It is walking distance to most tourist sites and to some excellent restaurants and some of the best luxury hotels in Paris.
The legendary Le Meurice is a luxury Paris hotel in the heart of the city with a prestigious location between Place de la Concorde and the Louvre on the fashionable rue de Rivoli. Le Meurice has played host to international royalty, fashion designers, and countless public figures because of its glamor, grace and wonderful service. This exquisite luxury Paris hotel has a lavishly appointed and private spa featuring Caudalie treatments as well as a separate Fitness Center. For business travelers, the Concierge will provide laptop computers as well as secretarial and translation services There is high-speed internet access in all rooms, a modem port, and a computer corner with internet access and a printer available for in-house guests. Wi-Fi is offered in public areas
228 rue de Rivoli
Tel: 33 1 44 58 10 10
The Ritz – click for more details and to find the lowest rate
Known the world over for its impeccable service, the Ritz is considered one of the best hotels on the planet. Located in the lovely and central Place de Vendome, The Ritz will easily meet and probably exceed your expectations.
15 place Vendome
Tel: 01 43 16 45 33 34 35
Pavillon de la Reine – click for more details and to find the lowest rate
Located on the north side of the elegant Place des Vosges, a short walk from Place Bastille, the Picasso Museum, and the Left Bank. Place des Vosges is home to chic restaurants, antique shops, private art galleries and Le Pavillon de la Reine. The furnishings in this luxury hotel are designed with typical French flair, the facilities right up-to-date with air conditioning, five-star amenities, and luxurious bathrooms. There is only one computer and no high-speed internet.
28 place des Vosges
Metro: Chemin Vert or St-Paul
Tel: 01 40 29 10 19
Hotel Pont Royal
This distinguished left bank hotel is ideally situated in the heart of Saint Germain des Prés and is just a few steps away from the Musée d’Orsay and the Café de Flore. The Hotel Pont Royal offers rooms with two direct-line phones with voice mail, high-speed Internet access, satellite TV as well as CD-players in the Suites.
Marble bathrooms are equipped with hair-driers, slippers, bathrobes and make- up mirrors. The restaurant “L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon” invites you to discover a new concept of French cuisine with its Michelin 3 star chef. With a fabulous location, comfortable rooms and great service, we think you will love the Hotel Pont Royal.
The beautiful and expensive eighth Arrondissement is on the right bank (rive droit,) and hugs the glamorous Champs Elysees. Many of the great hotels of Paris are here as well as the famous couturiers and “Grands Magasins” (department stores) It is Paris at its most chic.
Four Seasons Hotel George V – click for more details and to find the lowest rate
245 rooms & suites
The Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris is the most luxurious hotel in all of Paris. This eight-story landmark 1928 building, offers guest rooms with unique architectural details, and many rooms feature private terraces overlooking the world’s most romantic city. Rooms have every amenity and bathrooms are large and luxurious. Twice daily maid service, 24-hour room service and concierge services are standard. The hotel has a fitness center, pool, sauna and steam room, whirlpool and spa services. This central Paris hotel is perfection; it is a magical place set within the magic of Paris. We recommend it as the absolute best hotel in Paris…perhaps the world.
31 ave George V
Tel: 33 (0) 1 49 52 70 00
Metro: George V
Le Bristol – click for more details and to find the lowest rate
Sumptuous antique décor, marble bathrooms, and a great location near the Elysee Palace and the Faubourg-St-Honore establish the Bristol’s reputation as one of Paris’ finest luxury hotels. The hotel has a fabulous inner courtyard garden that is quiet and relaxing on a warm Paris day; a lovely place for lunch or dinner. This central Paris hotel is perfect in every way and we highly recommend it.
112 rue du Faubourg-St-Honore
Tel: 01 53 43 43 001
Plaza Athenee – click for more details and to find the lowest rate
For glamorous, romantic ambiance, the Plaza Athenee is among the finest luxury Paris hotels. Recently renovated and scented with the unique fragrance of amber, the hotel’s 145 spacious rooms and 43 suites are a showcase of French taste at its very best. The first six floors of the hotel offer large rooms with Louis XVI and Regency-style furnishings. The hotel’s two upper floors are entirely dedicated to the art deco movement and pay tribute to haute couture with original sketches by great fashion designers decorating the corridors and suites. This luxury hotel in Paris offers two entire non-smoking floors. All rooms and suites offer up-to-date technology, with remote-controlled individual air conditioning, high-speed Internet connection, a CD player, a telephone with two lines, voice mail and a television with LCD or plasma screen. Every room has a beautiful marble bathroom, most with a separate shower and bidet. A fitness center with spa services is on site.. World-renowned chef Alain Ducasse is at the helm of the Hotel Plaza Athénée’s five restaurants, where guests experience the ultimate culinary expression of “sophistication” and delicious cuisine.
25 ave Montaigne
Tel: 33 1 53 67 66 65
Metro: Alma Marceau or Franklin D Roosevelt.
Home to the over-the-top baroque Opera Garnier, the Ninth Arrondissement is a mixture of business and pleasure. The financial district is here as well as some wonderful restaurants and touristic sites.
Le Grand Hotel Intercontinental – click for more details and to find the lowest rate
Millions were invested in the 1862 Le Grand Hotel by the Inter-Continental chain, to great effect; airy, spacious rooms offer the latest in contemporary comfort. Guest bedrooms and suites have been transformed to accommodate new exquisite furniture and furnishings. These larger rooms are decorated in bold colors and boast all the high tech facilities expected by the business and leisure traveler. Other features include an exclusive Club floor (55 rooms) and Club Lounge, a private duplex looking on the rooftops of the Opera House. The renowned Café de la Paix is here, as well as the registered landmark dome of the grand salon. Enjoy a modern top-floor health club, 3 restaurants, and 2 bars in this exquisite luxury Paris hotel Opera.
2 rue Scribe
Tel: +33 1 40 07 32 32
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