“We’ll always have Paris”. The famous line from the Casablanca movie still rings a bell, cause is there truly anywhere more magical to spend a weekend in the name of love? We’ve gathered 5 stunning boutique hotels worth checking out (our into!) on your next Paris holiday.
Located on Rue Brey, just by l’Arc de Triomphe, you can’t go wrong with Hotel Flanelles. With 12 major avenues (the iconic Champs-Élysées being one of them), your only problem will be choosing your direction. This chic 25-room boutique hotel offers private terrace rooms (the Balcony Suite) – a great choice for a romantic weekend getaway. From 6pm-8pm, Hotel Flanelles invites you to make your very own cocktail from their extensive cocktail list – on the house! This gem of a hotel truly does everything in their power to make you feel at home. And boy, do they succeed!
For more information: Hotel Flanelles
For a first time visitor coming to Paris, you can’t go wrong with Hotel Thérèse and its location in the 1st arrondissement. With the Louvre, Jardins des Tuileries and the glamorous shopping street Rue Saint-Honoré a stone’s throw away, you’ve got most Paris sights within walking distance. For the sights a little further away, Hotel Thérèse offer scooter rentals for the dare devils living on the edge. Choose their Executive room and wake up to the views of Rue Thérèse. After a long day of shopping and exploring the streets of Paris, kick off your shoes and enjoy an espresso from your own coffee machine. Decorated in neutral and calming hues, this boutique hotel is an ideal choice for a city center get away.
For more information: Hotel Thérèse
Tucked away in a 17th century town-house in the trendy and posh neighborhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, you’ll find Relais Christine. A 48-room boutique hotel in the middle of a trendy quarter, best known for its literary and artistic personalities living and thriving here through time. Guests can enjoy plush bathrobes and slippers, floor-to-ceiling drapes and beautiful marbled bathrooms. Some rooms feature serene, private balconies. The lounge is open at all times, ready to serve both the night owls and the early birds. So unpack your bags and experience Paris at its finest!
For more information: Relais Christine
Hotel Grand Powers
Located in the 8th arrondissement, also known as Triangle d’Or (the Golden Triangle), this newly opened luxury boutique hotel exceeds all expectations. Nestled in between three of Paris’ most famous boulevards, this hotel is for the deep pocketed crowd. For 100 years there’s been a hotel at this address, but what used to be a four-star hotel has now gotten an extensive make over. Everything from the original Art Deco chandelier in the lobby to the scented Diptyque candles and the flower arrangements are part of making this hotel experience an unforgettable one. With almost a third of the rooms having views of the Eiffel Tower, this five-star boutique hotel is the epitome of Paris. It’s glamorous without being ostentatious, with its white marbled bathroom floors and huge walk-in rain showers. The Thala Spa offers tailor-made treatments by Dermalogica and is open to non-residents as well.
For more information: Hotel Grand Powers
Le Pavillon de la Reine
Tucked away on the picturesque Place des Vosges, this beautiful 56-room boutique hotel is a secret world of calm in a bustling city. Upon arrival through the discreet entrance, you’re greeted by a beautiful, historic 17th-century building draped in ivy. The Marais location offers visitors an array of independent boutiques and Parisian cafes for people watching and gorgeous architecture, while having the opportunity of returning to a quiet haven at the end of the day. A scrumptious breakfast buffet is served every day in the lounge – but why not go for breakfast in bed? Rooms vary in size from 20 m2 to the 80 m2. Suite de la Reine; all featuring turndown service, an iPod docking system and Codage amenities. This hidden court yard gem is one of Marais’ best kept secrets!
For more information: Le Pavillon de la Reine
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