Top 5 Paris hotels


Originally built in 1758, Hôtel de Crillon enjoys an unrivaled position overlooking Place de la Concorde. The property reopened in 2018 as a Rosewood Hotel after undergoing an extensive four-year restoration, its past providing a rich backdrop for its modern-day story. During the hotel’s closure, master craftsmen, artisans and designers worked tirelessly to strike a deliberate and delicate balance between conservation and transformation. The hotel’s 78 rooms, 36 suites and 10 signature suites embody a residential style that is equally warm and refined. The renowned late designer Karl Lagerfeld has decorated two exceptional suites called “Les Grands Appartements”, which convey his personal and artistic vision of French chic and modernity. Hôtel de Crillon also features fine dining venues, a lovely swimming pool area, and an intimate spa.


In August 2014, Hong Kong-grade luxury moved into the City of Light with the opening of the Peninsula Paris (albeit two years behind schedule). Six years in the making, some of France’s finest artisans were hand-picked to undertake the restoration of this late 19th century classic Haussmanian building and to turn it into a luxury hotel. The property is situated in the heart of Paris at 19 Avenue Kléber, just steps from the Arc de Triomphe and within walking distance of some of the world’s most famous monuments, museums and luxury shopping districts. The 200 rooms and suites are designed for maximum comfort, with a good night’s rest virtually guaranteed. Each room exudes a sense of tranquility and modernity with crisp bed linens, marble bathrooms with special mood lighting and signature Peninsula technology, including complimentary high-speed wireless internet for all guests.


The iconic Paris grande dame, where Princess Diana spent her last night, reopened in 2016 after the property was restored to its former Belle Époque glory during a 4-year renovation by acclaimed architect Thierry W. Despont. Decorated in delicate pastel hues, with exquisite woodwork, most of the 71 rooms and 71 suites have a shaded private terrace offering a view of the hotel’s magnificent French-style gardens. The names and the decor of the 15 prestige suites recall famous guests who stayed at the hotel in times past, including Marcel Proust, Coco Chanel and the Duke of Windsor. After long days spent exploring the city, guests can keep up with their exercise regimen in the indoor pool or modern gym, or indulge in the hotel spa facility. Privacy is guaranteed here, with a discreet underground tunnel providing unseen arrivals and departures from the hotel for guests who value the utmost in discretion.


There’s no shortage of luxury palace hotels in Paris but the Four Seasons Hotel George V may be the most entertaining one. Why? The world renowned artistic director Jeff Leatham spreads his floral arrangements throughout the hotel and in the magnificent marble courtyard. Just steps from the Champs-Elysées, in the heart of the famous Golden Triangle of Paris, this grand luxury hotel sits in an original 1928 landmark Art Deco building offering an exquisite Art collection. The 244 redecorated rooms and suites create the unique atmosphere of luxurious Parisian apartments, including stunning views from numerous terraces. The hotel has earned five Michelin stars across its three restaurants, it offers a unique culinary journey to in-house guests and local Parisians.


Just steps from the Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris is the epitome of Parisian vibrancy and elegance. This contemporary masterpiece designed by Philippe Starck features 149 spacious rooms and suites, a 99-seat cinema, and an exclusive private art collection. With the longest swimming pool in a Paris hotel, the ethereal white spa offers the ultimate urban escape for complete relaxation and indulgence. From the modern Japanese cuisine of Matsuhisa to the celebration of Italian regional food in the Michelin-star restaurant Il Carpaccio, dining at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris’ restaurants is a truly memorable experience. The desserts, all created by pastry superstar Pierre Hermé, are the perfect finale to any meal.