Paris luxury hotels offer some of the finest accommodations found anywhere. From the grand architecture, annual art shows, chic shopping, and haute couture fashion shows, the City of Lights is also the city of luxury. Palace and luxury hotels in Paris offer visitors the chance to experience sumptuous surroundings, gourmet dining, designer décor, and welcoming service.
At various times, Paris luxury hotels have accommodated some of the biggest names in art and letters, such as Matisse, Picasso, and Antoine de Saint Exupéry. As these hotels have entered into new eras, the menu of services has expanded while the standards remain high. Whether you're staying in a historic palaces or one of the new chic Paris boutique hotels, you'll find yourself surrounded by luxury. When vacation plans call for Paris upscale accommodation, you'll be treated to service to match the surroundings.
The centrally located city means you'll have the chance to explore while anchoring in Paris luxury hotels. With a short flight, high-speed rail, or a road trip, you'll have the chance to explore the beaches of Brittany to the north and the French Riviera to the south. Alsace Lorraine offers a rich mix of cultures and outdoor adventures, while Bordeaux is known for its wine and high concentration of historic landmarks. A train ride to Lille (an interesting city in its own right) is a launching point for trips to Brussels and London. Many of the luxury hotels in Paris are within a short walk of major transportation hubs or provide shuttles.
Plaza Athénée Paris
Plaza Athénée Paris
Luxury lodging in Paris can be found at some of the most exclusive addresses. The Plaza Athénée (pictured) offers an elegant escape with 146 rooms and 45 suites, all recently renovated. The varied rooms, reflecting an art deco or more traditional Regency décor, offer views of the chestnut-lined Avenue Montaigne, the rooftops of Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower, or the Cour Jardin. Features include flat-screen TVs with channels in eighteen languages, daily newspapers, marble baths, a choice of pillows, and hypoallergenic linens. As expected for luxury hotels in Paris, the Plaza offers a wide array of experiences, including Dior Institut spa, a variety of restaurants and bars (including a garden courtyard), and a team of more than 500 employees to provide top-notch service.
Four Seasons George V
Four Seasons George V Paris
Another one of the top luxury hotels in Paris, the Four Seasons George V embodies Parisian chic. The eight-story tower, built in 1928, houses nearly 250 rooms and suites with interesting architecture and welcoming amenities. Many feature private terraces, and even the smallest rooms still offer crystal chandeliers, armchairs, and marble fixtures in the bathroom. When booking luxury lodging in Paris at the George V, you can add such amenities as full breakfast, spa vouchers, and in-room Champagne and flowers.
Hôtel de Vendôme
Hôtel de Vendôme
The Hôtel de Vendôme provides luxury lodging in Paris in one of the city's most chic neighborhoods. Close to the Louvre Museum, Champs Elysees, the opera, and fantastic shopping, the hotel offers individually decorated rooms and suites, totaling 29 guestrooms with antique furniture, hand-crafted woods and upholstery, marble bathroom fixtures, and cozy elegance. This 1832 historic hotel dates to one of the most opulent chapters in French culture, the reign of Louis XIV. After an extensive renovation in the late 1990s, the Vendôme was transformed into the luxury lodging provider you see today, providing top-flight service, surroundings, and meals in atmosphere that never feels stuffy, only cozy and welcoming.