Paris is probably the most famous and popular city in the entire world. The beautiful city with famous cafes, ancient buildings, delicious food, gorgeous views, rich cultural heritage, and history in art is also known as the city of light, and if you are like most people on earth, you have at least once in your life dreamed of spending a night in one of Paris’ luxury hotels with a glass of wine and a beautiful view of the Eifel tower under the starry sky of Paris.
Top 12 luxury hotels in Paris
If you are interested in learning more about the luxurious hotels of Paris and are looking for some inspiration to plan a dreamy trip to Paris, then you have come to the right place. In this article, we’ve made a pocket list of Paris’s most luxurious hotels.
- Cheval Blanc Paris
- J.K. Place Paris
- Château Voltaire
- Bulgari Hotel
- Hotel The Peninsula
- Babel Belleville
- Four Seasons hotel
- Hotel Le Bristol
- Hotel Plaza Athenee
- Mandarin Oriental Paris
- Hotel Ritz Paris
Cheval Blanc Paris
Located in the 1st arrondissement in the Ile de France region with only 400 meters distance from the Louvre Museum and the Sainte-Chapelle, you can find the Cheval Blanc hotel. Cheval Blanc was Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy’s second hotel and their first urban hotel. Cheval Blanc is the only hotel located on the Seine River, and most of the rooms in the hotel have a beautiful view of the Seine. One of the most charming aspects of the hotel lies on the hotel’s ground floor: the Dior spa; if you ever have the chance to stay at this beautiful hotel, make sure you visit the luxurious spa cruise helmed by Dior on the Seine River and enjoy e once-in-a-lifetime experience.
J.K. Place Paris
situated on the Rive Gauche in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, near the Seine River, you can find the J.K. Place hotel, designed by Michele Bonan and owned by Italo-Israeli hotelier Ori Kafri. J.K. place is known as one of the most stylish and elegant hotels in the world. You can find a very nice Italian restaurant in the building that offers delicious fresh meals every day, and you can also find a bar, an indoor pool, a spa, plus a gym inside the establishment.
Located in Paris’ first arrondissement, near the Louvre Museum, Opéra Garnier and Gare Saint-Lazare is the super chic Château Voltaire Hotel. Despite the fact that this hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in Paris, it is surprisingly small, with only 32 rooms and suites. The Château Voltaire hotel is named after the cult fashion brand, Zadig & Voltaire and was created by Thierry Gillier, the owner of the brand. The Château Voltaire Hotel also offers a restaurant, a bar, and a small spa with a sauna and hammam.
Bulgari hotel is set in the heart of Paris’ golden triangle on Avenue George V in the 8th arrondissement near the Champs Elysées and the Eifel tower. Bulgari Hotel offers 76 rooms with a beautiful view of the city, all designed and decorated inspired by Franco-Italian styles. The hotel also offers a glamorous spa, including a hammam and a sauna, a swimming pool, an Italian restaurant, and a bar.
Hotel The Peninsula
The Peninsula hotel is located in the heart of Paris, just a short walk distance from the Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Élysées. The Peninsula hotel offers 200 rooms with a 360 view of the city of light, a spa, a big indoor pool, and a rooftop restaurant, all in the classic Parisian glamour accompanied with the latest technologies. This hotel is where the Paris Peace Accords that put an end to the Vietnam war were signed. One of the most exciting features of this hotel is the elegant furniture and interior design, including luxurious bathroom amenities by Oscar de la Renta.
Located in Paris’ 20th arrondissement, you can find the 31-bedroom Babel Belleville hotel. The hotel features a restaurant, a bar, and a shared lounge; it is designed by Daphné Desjeux and owned by Joris Bruneel. Their dream was to create a space that represents the multicultural atmosphere of the city and neighborhood. The hotel offers people in need, from places to stay for the homeless, in addition to collaborating with the Refugee Food Festival to hiring staff members who are in dire need of a job. Babel is different from other luxurious hotels in Paris; you can enjoy spending time in the beautiful space and experience the multicultural vibe at the same time.
Four Seasons Hotel
The Four Seasons hotel, located in Paris’ 8th arrondissement inside the Paris’ golden triangle, is one of the most elegant and extravagant hotels in Paris. The hotel was built in 1982 to honor George V. and is designed like a palace with big spaces, elegant furniture, three Michelin-starred restaurants, flower displays designed by Jeff Leatham, a spa, swimming pool, fitness room, a hair salon, and parking. The hotel was designed in an Art Deco style; however, over the years, most of it has been auctioned off, and most of the rooms display a minimalist style these days.
Hotel Le Bristol
Located in Paris’ 8th arrondissement, near the Champs Elysées and La Madeleine Place, and on the prestigious rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré at the heart of Paris’ fashion and arts district, you can visit the Hotel Le Bristol. The Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1925; when it was built, the hotel was designed in the classic 18th-century style. Hotel Le Bristol has 188 rooms and suites with views of the inner garden or of rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré. The hotel also offers a beautiful rooftop swimming pool, a spa, a gym, a hair salon, a restaurant, and a kids’ play area.
Hotel Plaza Athenee
Located in Paris’ 8th arrondissement near the Eifel Tower, the Champs-Élysées and the Louvre, and on Avenue Montaigne where most of the Haute Couture boutiques such as Dior and Chanel are located, you can find the hotel Plaza, you might recognize the building from the iconic Sex And The City series. The Hotel Plaza was built in 1913 and was inspired by Parisian glamour. The hotel has 154 rooms and 54 suites, 5 restaurants, a cocktail bar, a private ice-skating rink, and a Dior institute spa. All the rooms of the Hotel Plaza have a beautiful view of the Eifel tower or the gorgeous courtyard of the hotel with its signature flower designs.
Mandarin Oriental Paris
Situated on Paris’ heart of Haute Couture in the city of light and only a few minutes away from the Louvre is the Mandarin Oriental hotel. The Mandarin Oriental hotel, built in 1930, has 138 rooms and 38 suites, designed in the minimalist Art Deco style, inspired by retro design, with a gorgeous view of the city in every room. Other accommodations of the Mandarin Oriental hotel include a gym, an indoor pool, Michelin-starred restaurants and bars, a spa and wellness center, and a steam room.
Hotel Ritz Paris
Located in Paris and near eight metro stations and tourist attractions such as Place Vendôme and the Palais Garnier is the famous Hotel Ritz. The hotel was designed in the 18th-century Parisian style and tried to create a homely, welcoming atmosphere. All 71 rooms and suites of the hotel have a unique design and a beautiful view of the city; most of the rooms are named after some of the hotel’s most famous guests, like Coco Chanel and Marcel Proust. The Ritz hotel offers several Michelin-starred restaurants and bars, including the famous Bar Hemingway. You can also use the indoor pool, the gym, and the hotel spa. The hotel also offers a discreet underground tunnel to provide more privacy for guests.
Located in Paris’ 16th arrondissement near the Place du Trocadéro, with a view of the Eifel tower and River Seine, you can find the Shangri-La hotel. The hotel design was inspired by a colonial style and featured the spirit of Parisian glamour perfectly. The Shangri-La hotel has three Michelin-starred restaurants, including Paris’ only Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant and tends to combine Asian hospitality with French aesthetics and spirit. The hotel also offers an indoor pool, a fitness room, a hammam, and an in-room spa.