Everyone dreams of walking the historic streets of Paris surrounded by sights like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe, so we’re glad you’re finally making your dreams a reality. We want you to discover Paris on your own terms and as stress-free as possible. With so many accommodation options, from top of the line hotels to the best hostels in Paris, it can be difficult to choose. So we’ve listed the best hotels in Paris to help you narrow down your choices and find the one that’s best for you.
Recommendation: Airbnb also offer plenty of high quality apartment rentals in Paris. Many times they are even cheaper than a hotel of similar quality. For Airbnb recommendations take a look at our guide to the best Paris Airbnbs.
Hôtel Régina *****
In the middle of the action of the 1st arrondissement, this five-star family-run hotel has been featured in more than 12 films. Situated between the Louvre Museum and the Tuileries Garden, many of the rooms have exquisite views of the city and of famous landmarks including the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. The soundproof rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi are adorned with French elegance for your comfort and convenience. As expected, your dining and wine bar options will be magnificent. If you’re visiting in the summer, don’t forget to take some time out to have a peaceful lunch on the courtyard garden terrace. There’s no finer place to stay for your Parisian experience.
Le Cinq Codet *****
If you’re an art lover who wants to enjoy a special time in the heart of the city, this tops the list of best luxury hotels in Paris for you. Located in the sophisticated 7th arrondissement, Le Cinq Codet resembles a true art gallery. They offer an eye-opening tour that gives you insight into the stories behind the 400 pieces of art throughout the hotel. The rooms escape the traditional standard with their spaciousness and modern technology, and you’ll cherish your time of decadence in your room. If you’d like to spend a night in, the restaurant has live jazz nights every Saturday at 8:00pm. A stay at Le Cinq Codet is sure to be a pleasant awakening to the city of Paris.
Hotel Le Petit Chomel ***
Get ready to feel at home at Le Petit Chomel. The unique boutique hotel is located in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Pres steps from the Seine, the metro, and popular attractions. Designed by Charlotte Ferrero, each room is unique and decorated in soft, calming tones with luxurious, antique furniture.The rooms are soundproofed and have complimentary Wi-Fi, ensuring that after a long day of adventure you can rest easily and stay connected. Breakfast is offered, along with concierge and laundry service. You’ll fall in love with this charming hotel as the staff is at your service 24/7.
Le Burgundy Paris *****
You’ll experience the epitome of Parisian luxury during your stay here in the heart of the fashion district. Loaded with thoughtful services and amenities, the award-winning concierge is ready to meet any and all of your needs. Some of the stand-out services include childcare, a special welcome for pets, DVD and game console availability, and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi. The custom furniture and decorative detail in your room will allow you to experience maximum comfort in a true haven of peace. Executive Chef Guillaume Goupil and Pastry Chef Pascal Hainigue tag team to take your taste buds on an unforgettable adventure at the on-site restaurant and bar, Le Baudelaire. Experience your own personal retreat at the spa where you’ll have access to top of the line spa treatments, a hammam, and an indoor pool. Every detail is important at this five-star hotel, and even a short stay here will show why Le Burgundy Paris has earned a spot as one of the best luxury hotels in Paris.
La Clef Louvre *****
You’ll be greeted by the bold Art Nouveau building as you step into one of the most sought-after locations in Paris. Opposite Comedie-Francaise, the oldest active theatre in the world, you’ll be surrounded by some of the greatest culture, architecture, and history in the city. Your idea of grandeur will be kicked up a notch once you enter your suite. With stunning parquet floors, a fully equipped kitchen, and a washing machine option, the suite is designed for you to have a convenient and rejuvenating stay. Your wellness is a top priority at La Clef Louvre. There are endless services and amenities that include a fitness center, a business center, and an on-call doctor to make sure your needs are met. This premium hotel takes lavish to a new level and will make your stay in the City of Love one for the ages.
Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal *****
Decorated by the world-renowned designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, this five-star boutique hotel is a perfect blend of culture, gastronomy, and architecture. The distinguished service is noticeable upon arrival, and you’ll appreciate the lovely details and thoughtful touches around every corner. A tour of your room and a quick look at your magnificent view will prove to have everything you could want in a high-end hotel. Once you’ve dropped off your luggage, head downstairs and step into the winter garden of white orchids as you indulge your taste buds at the French-inspired Le Lulli. The exclusive spa is only one of the things that sets it apart as one of the best hotels in Paris. The Carita Spa has a full menu of treatments as well as a large Turkish bath to help you decompress after a grand day in Paris. Located across from the Palais-Royal, a stay at this award-winning hotel puts you in one of the best spots to experience the charms of the city.
Hôtel d’Aubusson *****
Formerly a 17th-century stately home, Hôtel d’Aubusson is a wonderful introduction to Saint-Germain-des-Pres. The gorgeous beams and the enormous fireplace will welcome you into the lobby where your premiere Parisian experience will begin. The rooms have elegance written all over them, and the services and amenities will have you falling in love before nightfall. Your room will be equipped with a complimentary smartphone that allows you to stay connected with unlimited calls to Europe, Canada, and the United States, as well as unlimited 4G internet. A quick call to the concierge and you can have an in-room beauty specialist, massage therapist, or hair stylist. You may want to stop by the Cafe Laurent for a drink, but it’s the music that will make you want to stay because the historic piano bar hosts jazz concerts every Wednesday – Saturday evening. A stay at Hôtel d’Aubusson guarantees you unforgettable memories whether you’re exploring the streets of Paris or taking it easy in your room.
Hotel Opéra Richepanse ****
Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky used to boast about his stays here, and we’re sure you’ll do the same! You’ll have a stunning first impression as the recent renovations, velvet furniture, and lush carpets make you feel like royalty. The feeling of enchantment will follow you to your suite where your comfort is their priority. The bathrobe may just be the plushest robe you’ve ever worn, and the tablet at your bedside allows you to control the lights and air conditioning without your feet having to touch the floor. Not only is the Wi-Fi free, but it’s fast. That, coupled with the conveniently placed USB and power outlets let you know how much they truly care about their guests. Nestled between Place de la Concorde and La Madeleine, you will experience Parisian chic like never before with a stay at Hotel Opéra Richepanse.
Hôtel Tourisme Avenue ***
If you’re looking to stay in a quieter area of the city, but still want to be close to the sites and the action, then this is one of the best hotels in Paris for you. Whether you choose a courtyard or street view, you’ll feel nothing but warmth and calm as you step into your room. You’re sure to appreciate the contemporary style of your room along with the luxurious, high-tech bathroom. Equipped with a handful of practical services to fit your needs, the service provided by the staff is unmatched. Located in the 15th arrondissement only a 5-minute walk from Champ de Mars and a 10-minute walk from the Eiffel Tower, a stay in the city’s most populous arrondissement is sure to give you an authentic Parisian experience.
Hotel Ekta Champs Elysées ***
Just a 2-minute walk from the Champs-Elysées, you’ll feel like you’re stepping into a 1970’s film when you enter the lobby. Architects and designers Jean-Philippe Nuel and Natasha Stojkovic created a trendy atmosphere where you’ll immediately feel at home. As you would expect, each room has its own unique personality. The funky and chic details are carried from the lobby into the rooms, so you’ll always be reminded that you’re in the fabulous fashion district. Don’t forget to ask the staff about the hidden garden terrace…it’s the perfect spot for you to relax and enjoy a drink. The location is ideal for both business and leisure travelers, so no matter what the reason for your visit, it’s always a good idea to walk the quiet cobblestone streets into Hotel Ekta Champs Elysées.
With no shortage of hotels in Paris, we’re happy to point out the ones that truly standouts from the rest. Any of the best hotels in Paris are sure to make your stay all that you want it to be. No matter which one fits your personality best, you can be confident you’ll be treated like the royalty you are. Now that you officially know where to stay, you can get ready for the trip of a lifetime!
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All images were sourced from the hotel website or Booking.com. This list is based on our personal experiences and/or reviews online. If you own a hotel in Paris that you would like to add to this list, email us at contact(at)roadaffair(dot)com with the subject: Best Hotels in Paris.