With Paris Fashion Week just around the corner, the City of Lights will once again be filled with the world’s best designers, the industry’s hottest models, and plenty of fabulous fashionistas.
As one of the most stylish cities in the world, Paris is also home to the world’s most glamorous hotels. What follows are the 10 best 5-star hotels to stay at during this year’s Fashion Week. Enjoy!
Four Seasons Hotel George V is housed within an eight-storey landmark built in 1928 in honour of George V. The elegant 5-star Paris hotel is located on avenue George V, just steps from the Champs-Elysées. It epitomises Parisian luxury, with 244 opulent guest rooms, an exquisite art collection, and decadent fine dining.
Be sure to make a reservation at the splendid Le Cinq restaurant, headed by Chef Christian Le Squer, which this year received its third Michelin star. The charming La Galerie and Le Bar also make pleasant settings for a handcrafted cocktail or two, whilst the hotel houses an extensive spa and swimming pool.
Since 1925, Le Bristol Paris has attracted the most discerning travellers due to its first class Parisian experience in the heart of the city’s fashion, design, and art district. Stay at the distinguished Le Bristol and expect flawless service, a beautiful stately setting, and some of the city’s best cuisine – Le Bristol Paris is home to a total of four Michelin stars.
With a passion for the art of French living, together with its historic grandeur, Le Bristol has become a benchmark for luxury hotels all around the world. It offers 188 spacious rooms and suites – all with an authentic 18th-century style – a luxurious and professional spa, and an indoor rooftop swimming pool. Dine at three-Michelin-starred Epicure, one-starred 114 Faubourg, or relax in one of the hotel’s two cafes or in the classy Bar du Bristol.
With an enviable location on rue Saint-Honoré, a stone’s throw from Place Vendôme the Louvre, Mandarin Oriental Paris is one of the chicest and stylish luxury hotels in the city. It offers legendary five-star service, beautiful interiors, two gourmet restaurants, a spa, bar, and a private, interior courtyard garden.
The hotel has 138 plush rooms, 39 luxurious suites, and a tranquil boutique spa. Acclaimed chef Thierry Marx has created a unique haute cuisine experience at three-Michelin-starred signature restaurant Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx, whilst Camélia offers a more relaxed, modern atmosphere.
Situated in the impressive and prestigious eighth arrondissement, where it very much stands out, Le Royal Monceau is one of Paris’s most fashionable palace hotels. The entrance is adorned with a red carpet and six door men, with an Art Deco style that gives you a tingle in the stomach. The property is dripping with luxury, drama and Parisian elegance.
Contemporary, art-filled rooms and suites provide a refined urban sanctuary, offering bespoke hand-crafted furniture, spacious walk-in wardrobes, and all the modern luxuries you expect at 5-star hotel. Its two eateries include the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant Il Carpaccio, and Matsuhisa Paris, headed by World renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. There are two chic bars (one for members only), a spa with infinity pool, and a cinema.
Paris’ “Haute Couture address”, this 5-star palace hotel is located on the prestigious Avenue Montaigne, ideally situated close to the finest shopping that Paris has to offer. It is also near the Champs-Élysées and boasts stunning views of the Eiffel Tower.
Since opening in 1913, the hotel has been a home away from home for royalty, celebrities, and politicians, distinguishing itself as one of the best hotels in Paris. During the winter months you can skate at the hotel’s very own ice rink, whilst in the warmer months the charming courtyard is the perfect spot for al fresco summer dining. The hotel offers a total of five restaurants (including the Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée), a bar, spa, and glamourous rooms with Italian marble bathrooms and antique furnishings.
Steps from the prestigious Louvre museum, Place De La Concorde, and the most famous avenue in the world, Champs Elysees, the 5-star Marquis Faubourg Saint-Honore Hotel is housed within a sumptuous 18th-century mansion that was once home to the Marquis de Lafayette.
Rooms at The Marquis are glazed with both classic and contemporary elements, ensuring guests are as comfortable as possible, with bespoke furnishings and marble bathrooms. Deluxe amenities at The Marquis include a spa, private gym, and limousine service. And as if that wasn’t enough, tucked away on the first floor is the hotel’s alluring lounge, serving a delicious gourmet breakfast and dinner. Expect an impeccable, personalised service throughout your stay.
One of Paris’ leading grand hotels, the 5-star Peninsula Paris is perfectly located just moments from some of the world’s most famous monuments, museums, and luxury shopping districts.
This one of a kind hotel prides itself on opulence. It has a luxury spa with Turkish steam bath, fitness centre with a swimming pool, and chic guest rooms decked in the finest materials. Guests can enjoy breakfast with a view at L’Oiseau Blanc, or a decadent dinner at La Terrace Kleber in the evening. The Peninsula is a lavish property – a fine example of Parisian design, luxury and comfort.
The former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte, Shangri-La Hotel Paris is an appropriately stately property. The 5-star hotel boasts some of the best views in the city – a number of rooms even have a direct view of the Eiffel Tower from the bathtub. How’s that for a view?
Just around the corner from the famous Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George, this 5-star hotel features a indulgent spa, a pool, and stylish cocktail bar. Attentive and discreet staff help to induce a sense of exclusivity, whilst the old-world elegance of Paris itself is reflected in the hotel’s grand public spaces and rooms. A fine culinary offering includes two-Michelin-starred L’Abeille, and France’s only Chinese Michelin-starred restaurant, Shang Palace.
This extravagant 18th century palace hotel, overlooking the Tuileries gardens, is one of the finest hotels in the world. Classic luxury is fused with contemporary chic, attracting countless artists, celebrities, and notable figures since it first opened in 1815. One such artist, Salvador Dali, now has the delightful Restaurant Le Dalí in his honour.
Refurbished in 2016, the 5-star Hotel le Meurice boasts three Michelin-starred restaurants. Pick of the bunch, two-starred Restaurant le Meurice is overseen by Alain Ducasse, serving a unique expression of French cuisine. Also, don’t miss the stylish, sophisticated Bar 228 for great drinks and a vibrant atmosphere.
Overlooking the Grand Palais, the Eiffel Tower, and the Pantheon, a stone’s throw from the Champs-Elysées, La Reserve Paris offers an intimate oasis in heart of the city. A subtle sense of luxury pervades the 19th-century Parisian-chic hotel.
Discreet, attentive staff welcome guests with an ultra-personalised service, whilst the contemporary apartment-style rooms and suites are spacious and light. There is also a library, a smoking lounge, a 16-metre indoor pool, wine cellars in the suites, a state-of-the-art spa, and a nice courtyard.