As Maison et Objet is getting closer, it’s important to know which are the best hotels in Paris! A stronghold for the design, decor and lifestyle markets, Maison et Objet is a playground not only for the usual players such as architects, interior designers, stylists, as well as representatives from hospitality and real estate. So, all design lovers will be very demanding when it comes to luxury hotels and how to enjoy each room.
This selection considers the best luxury hotels that french capital has to offer, including recently openings and design aesthetic. So take a look at the best five star hotels in Paris, featuring the top places to stay for opulent and luxury interiors, Michelin-starred dining, period charm and fabulous service.
Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris
On the avenue between the Arc de Triomphe and Parc Monceau, grand Royal Monceau was reborn after a makeover by the famous French designer Philippe Starck. The revamped luxury art hotel is now complete with gallery, art concierge, concept store and cinema. Rooms are an artistic clutter of eclectic lamps and tables, mixing retro and contemporary touches, with a vast island bed, photos and artworks propped against the wall and a guitar for you to strum. The two restaurants, of course, were award with one Michelin star.
Four Seasons Hotel George V
Palatial comfort, space, gastronomy and the most remarkable flower displays in town sum up the sumptuous George V, crowning it over Avenue George V in the Champs-Elysées golden triangle. Established in 1928, the Art Deco landmark closed its doors in October 1997 for exhaustive renovations, and opened in December as the rebranded Four Seasons Hotel George V. Also, do you know how does a delivery of 12,000 flowers look like? That’s the number of blooms, specially driven in from Amsterdam, that are delivered each week to this luxury hotel in Paris.
Mandarin Oriental Paris
Luxury located in the famous rue Saint-Honoré, Mandarin Oriental Paris itself is a heaven of elegance and understated luxury. The verdant courtyard garden and its wall of cascading foliage provide a soothing sight on arrival in the marble-clad lobby. The look throughout the hotel is cool and contemporary, served up with a slice of the Orient in the form of cherry wood paneling and fine silk fabrics.
This ‘Palace’ hotel (a notch up from five-star) drips with luxury on one of Paris’ most fashionable streets, close to the Champs Elysees. Expect opulent interiors, a Dior spa and an Alain Ducasse Michelin-starred restaurant. A chic hotel on the Avenue Montaigne, one of the most prestigious haute couture addresses with big name stores (Armani, Dior, Chanel, Vuitton) in the same avenue. This is one of the city’s eight officially-designated “palace” hotels (a level up from five-star), it’s a five to 10- minute walk to the Avenue des Champs Élysées and the Grand Palais.
Opened in 1925, Le Bristol is one of six hotels in Paris awarded official ‘Palace’ status (a notch up from five stars). Interiors are light in pink and white marble with striking flower arrangements. It’s 18th century in style, with antiques and a working 1940s lift. The emphasis is on tradition (old-style door keys rather than cards) and personal service. The jewel in the hotel’s crown is Epicure, the triple Michelin-starred restaurant, where the food is just magical.