Paris is one of the world's most romantic cities, which is perfect for a long weekend break. The Parisian capital is full of glitter and glamour, but also has a laid-back ambience which is felt in its bohemian districts like Montmartre or the Latin Quartier. Furthermore, it is hard to compete with Paris in terms of the number of its iconic monuments: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Moulin Rouge, Champs Elysées and the Arch of Triumph. The boat trips on the River Seine can also be memorable, especially at night. If you come with children, Disney Land is only 32 km away from the city center of Paris. While in Paris, you can also experience a day trip to Versailles, which is about 30 minutes by car from the City of Lights. This French hub does not only have a whole load of famous places to visit, but also many high class hotels. But what are the best luxury hotels in Paris? In this article we introduce you the list of our Top 6 best luxury hotels in the capital of France.
Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
The grand and splendid Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris is located very close to the Champs-Élysées. Built in 1928, this charming eight-storey property features 244 luxury accommodations, which many of them have private terraces. The hotel's restaurant Le Cinq was awarded with a third Michelin star in 2016, therefore, there is no doubt that dining here is something above expectations. Four Seasons Hotel George V, a luxury five star deluxe hotel in Paris, also has a Spa, where guests can enjoy unique signature treatment like A Stroll Through Versailles, inspired by Marie Antoinette’s beauty treatments.
Mandarin Oriental Paris
Just steps from the stylish Place Vendôme and the Louvre, Mandarin Oriental Paris enjoys a truly privileged Parisian location. This luxury deluxe five star hotel in Paris offers 98 rooms and 40 suites, which are very spacious and combine contemporary chic design with Art Deco elements and Oriental touches. Awarded with two Michelin stars, Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx is a haute couture way to dine and offers a complete sensory experience for gourmands, blending cooking with sight, sound and taste. The Spa at the exclusive Mandarin Oriental Paris is one of the largest in Paris and offers a variety of treatments. The is also a 14 metre lap pool, an Oriental steam room and a Spa Boutique.
Le Bristol Paris
Le Bristol, the luxury hotel in Paris, is situated on the famous rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. It is the hotel with classical and gracious style. Le Bristol Paris offers refurbished rooms and suites, ecorated in the eighteenth century French-style. Guests can experience unique cuisine at Epicure, the restaurant, overlooking the elegant gardens. The restaurant has three Michelin stars and is managed by the triple Michelin Head Chef Eric Frechon. Café Antonia is the place for enjoying a delightful Afternoon Tea ritual, while Le Bar du Bristol invited for an original cocktail. The hotel also houses the Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie, which offers various wellness procedures and innovative anti-ageing treatments.
Shangri-La Hotel, Paris
The former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris is now one of the most luxurious hotels in the city. It has 101 rooms including 36 exquisite suites. As with the rest of the hotel, Richard Martinet directed the architectural renovations and Pierre-Yves Rochon designed the interior design: sometimes looking “Empire”, sometimes “Luxury minimalist”, and sometimes an impressive mix of both. Set in the prestigious location, this historic building offers amazing views of the Eiffel Tower and Seine River, the Louvre and Montmartre. Glamorous dining is guaranteed at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, where guests can choose a casual dining under an impressive glass cupola at La Bauhinia, a French gourmet dinner at the 2-Michelin starred L’Abeille, managed by the Executive Chef Christophe Moret, or an authentic Chinese culinary experience at the first Shang Palace signature restaurant in Europe, awarded with 1 Michelin star. There is also Le Bar, which is a perfect spot for a cocktail or a glass of wine.
Freshly refurbished, Ritz Paris, which opened its doors again in 2016, is even better than it was before. This legendary luxury hotel in Paris, owned by Mohamed Al-Fayed, houses glorious and spacious rooms and suites, all accompanied with fabulous woodwork and subtle pastel hues, antique objects and art. The hotel's restaurant L'Espadon, managed by the Executive Chef Nicolas Sale, offers refined dished either for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Wellness fans will love the new area "CHANEL au Ritz Paris" in the hotel's luxurious Spa, where guests can enjoy treatments, performed with Chanel products.
Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris
With the Champs Elysées just around the corner, this Philippe Starck designed hotel is more than a luxury hotel. Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris is the hotel where art is felt in every corner. The hotel's Art Concierge, Julie Eugène, can propose tailor-made programs and exclusive experiences such as privatisation of a museum, private visit of an art gallery, or discovery of an artist studio. The hotel has 149 modern rooms, including 64 impressive suites. The hotel's Spa My Blend by Clarins, which has the longest hotel pool in the city, is a true sanctuary for recovery.