Popular with the English aristocracy and with Middle Eastern visitors, this 19th-century hotel offers opulence and elegance on a grand scale. Adorned with artwork and antiques, the spacious and lavishly decorated bedrooms simply ooze luxury. Afternoon jazz concerts take place in the conservatory, a delightful spot for afternoon tea, and the hotel restaurant features in the gourmet bible, Michelin Guide. Rooms overlooking the Tuileries Gardens need to be booked well in advance.
Built in 1889, this elegant townhouse was transformed into one of Paris' most fashionable hotels in the 1930s. Frequented by literary figures and film stars, the Lancaster offers a luxurious and relaxing retreat just minutes from the Champs-Élysées. Many of the building's historic features have been preserved, and you will find a large collection of 18th-century antiques and original works of art. The hotel also possesses a café bar, which looks out onto a pleasant plant-filled courtyard and elegant restaurant La Table du Lancaster. The staff speaks French, Spanish, Italian, German and English.
Jules & Jim is a beautiful little hotel located in the lanes of Paris. With 23 rooms that have state-of-the art facilities, this hotel boasts about its prompt service and contemporary cocktail bar. It provides basic amenities like television, wireless internet and breakfast. The hotel also has a library and a photo gallery to keep its guests engaged. To book a room or satisfy other queries, please have a look at their website.
This legendary hotel is owned by the royal Brunei family. The Avenue Montaigne location serves it well and puts guests within earshot of many prominent attractions. Entirely renovated in 2001, the hotel's rooms are decorated in an art deco style with impressive attention to detail without holding back on extravagance. The majority of the rooms look out onto a courtyard embellished with a waterfall and Virginia creepers. In the basement there is a fitness center with beautiful mahogany woodwork and equipped with Cybex exercise machines. The hotel's restaurants and bar are managed by Alain Ducasse, one of France's most famous chefs.
Even those visiting Paris for the first time will be familiar with the inspiration behind the names of the four rooms at La Villa Paris: Opéra, Champs Elysées, Concorde and Bastille. Marie Funke, the owner of this red brick mansion, is determined to make your stay a memorable one, and does a lot more than just prepare fantastic breakfasts to ensure your satisfaction. You can depend on her, not only for information on nearby attractions, but also for packed lunches for outings. All the rooms are comfortable, but perhaps the most special one is the elegant Champs Elysées, which even has a Jacuzzi. Start your day with some delicious French pastries, croissants and hot beverages, after which you can head out to explore the nearby Parc Montsouris and Musée Jean Moulin. Take your own time, as you can let yourself in at any time with your own key.
What used to be the home of Prince Roland Bonaparte has now been transformed into Europe's very first Shangri-La Hotel. This ultra-luxurious hotel, situated just a stone's throw away from the Champs-Élysées, makes a great starting point from which to explore all that the City of Light has to offer, and you don't even have to leave your room to begin your explorations! Many rooms afford spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower, and you can even see the River Seine. You don't even have to venture out to fulfill your gastronomic needs; La Bauhinia is ideal for a light meal, whereas Shang Palace offers you an elaborate Cantonese dining experience. All this luxury comes at a price, though; be prepared to shell out an exorbitant amount!