5 Boutique Hotels in Paris: Our Prime Collection

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Paris, a city renowned for its romance and elegance, is adorned with some of the most charming and luxurious boutique hotels in the world. Each hotel offers a distinct flavor of Parisian life, combining opulence, personalized service and unique ambiance. Let's delve into the details of these hotels that make each one feel like a home away from home.

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Where to stay in Paris

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J.K. Place Paris

Pitch-perfect modern hotel in Paris featuring wood fireplaces and a premise to explore the City of Light.

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Hôtel San Régis

A discreet 42-room hideaway housed in a 19th-century mansion with impeccable service and a keen eye for tasteful details.

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  • Breakfast daily.

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Le Pavillon de la Reine

Sophisticated hotel with contemporary, mosaic-tiled rooms and suites, located in one of Paris' oldest neighborhoods.

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Paris, often hailed as the quintessence of romance and sophistication, boasts an array of boutique hotels that are as enchanting and diverse as the city itself.

In our comprehensive guide, we have delved into the unique allure of six of the most captivating boutique hotels Paris has to offer.

Whether seeking the artistic charm of a hidden Montmartre retreat or the refined elegance of a historic establishment in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, our guide is designed to help you uncover the perfect Parisian haven that resonates with your personal taste and the unique experience you seek in the City of Lights.

1. JK Place Paris

  • Location: Strategically located in the exclusive 7th arrondissement, a prestigious area known for its elegant streets, upscale boutiques, and proximity to some of Paris's most famous landmarks. The hotel is just a short walk from the Musée d'Orsay, renowned for its collection of Impressionist art, and the iconic Seine River.

  • Architectural and Interior Design: The hotel boasts a stunning exterior that seamlessly blends into the sophisticated architectural landscape of the 7th arrondissement. Inside, the décor is a masterclass in luxury design, combining Parisian elegance with Italian sophistication. The interiors are the work of renowned architect and interior designer Michele Bönan.

  • Accommodations: JK Place Paris offers 29 rooms and suites, each meticulously designed to provide guests with a unique and luxurious experience. The rooms are spacious and bathed in natural light, featuring plush furnishings, fine linens, and bespoke pieces of furniture. The attention to detail in each room creates a sense of personalized luxury at JK Place. The bathrooms are particularly noteworthy, featuring Carrara marble, high-end fixtures, and luxurious bath products, adding to the overall feeling of indulgence.

  • Amenities and Services: The hotel's Sisley Spa, offering a tranquil retreat for guests with a range of bespoke treatments focused on relaxation and rejuvenation. A chic indoor pool provides a serene escape, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring the city.

  • Dining Experience: The on-site restaurant, Casa Tua, brings a taste of Italy to Paris. The menu features Italian classics made with the finest ingredients, served in an elegantly designed setting.

  • Additional Luxuries: The concierge service at JK Place is notable for its personalized attention, offering tailor-made recommendations and arrangements for sightseeing, dining, and cultural experiences. The library lounge is a cozy space where guests can unwind, read a book, or enjoy a quiet conversation, surrounded by tasteful décor and a warm ambiance.

2. Hotel San Régis

  • Location: Hotel San Régis enjoys a prestigious location, discreetly situated near the Champs-Élysées and the Grand Palais. The hotel is surrounded by haute couture boutiques and galleries, making it an ideal stay for those wishing to indulge in the finest shopping Paris has to offer. Its proximity to iconic Parisian landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Seine River, and the Louvre Museum, allows guests easy access to explore the city's best sightseeing.

  • Architecture and Design: Originally built in 1857, the mansion was transformed into a hotel in 1923 and has since been meticulously maintained and updated, preserving its historical grandeur. The hotel's interiors reflect a blend of classic Parisian style with modern luxury. Ornate chandeliers, fine antique furniture, and original artwork adorn the public spaces and rooms, offering a sense of entering a bygone era of elegance.

  • Accommodations: The hotel features 42 rooms and suites, each offering a unique layout and décor. Rooms range from classic and deluxe rooms to prestigious suites, each providing a serene and plush retreat from the city's bustle. Many rooms offer stunning views of Paris’s landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower and Grand Palais, adding to the enchantment of the stay.

  • Dining: The hotel's restaurant, "Les Confidences du San Régis", is an elegant dining space offering refined French cuisine. The menu features seasonal ingredients and classic dishes with a contemporary twist.

  • Additional Amenities: The hotel's bar is a cozy spot for an evening drink, offering a wide selection of wines, spirits, and expertly crafted cocktails.

3. Hotel Le Six

  • Location and Atmosphere: Located near the Luxembourg Gardens and the Latin Quarter, Hotel Le Six is perfectly situated for exploring Paris's cultural and historical sites. The hotel offers a blend of contemporary design and comfort, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that appeals to both leisure and business travelers.

  • Design and Interiors: The hotel's interior is modern with a touch of elegance, featuring clean lines and a neutral color palette accented with artistic touches. Public spaces and rooms are adorned with contemporary art, giving the hotel a chic and sophisticated vibe.

  • Rooms and Suites: The rooms and suites are designed with comfort and style in mind, equipped with modern amenities including luxury bedding, free Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs. Some rooms offer views of the Parisian streets or the hotel's charming inner courtyard.

  • Spa and Wellness Facilities: A highlight of Hotel Le Six is its full-service spa and hammam, providing a tranquil space for relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa offers a range of treatments, including massages and beauty services, using high-quality products.

  • Dining and Lounge Area: The hotel's lounge bar, 'Le Six & Bar', serves a variety of creative cocktails, light meals, and snacks in a stylish setting. The breakfast buffet is a delight, with a range of hot and cold options, including freshly baked pastries and artisanal products.

  • Personalized Services: The staff at Hotel Le Six are known for their personalized service, ensuring that each guest's stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Concierge services are available to help guests with reservations, tickets, and recommendations for local attractions and dining.

4. Hotel Particulier Montmartre

  • Location and Ambiance: Nestled in a discreet lane in the Montmartre district, this hotel offers a serene escape amidst lush gardens, giving it a countryside feel in the heart of Paris. The setting is particularly romantic and tranquil, ideal for those seeking privacy and a break from the bustling city.

  • Architecture and Design: The building is a classic example of Parisian architecture, featuring an elegant façade and traditional interiors.

  • Suites: The suites are spacious and well-appointed with luxurious amenities. They offer impressive views of the surrounding gardens and the quaint Montmartre rooftops. Notable suites include the "Tree House" designed by Martine Aballéa, offering a whimsical and dreamy experience, and the "Poem suite designed by artist Alejandra Figueredo, which is an ode to romanticism.

  • Dining and Culinary Experience: The hotel's restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience, serving gourmet dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients. The outdoor garden is a perfect spot for alfresco dining, providing a beautiful setting among greenery and sculptures.

  • Exclusive Services: Personalized service is a hallmark of the hotel, with staff attending to guests' needs for a tailored and memorable stay. The hotel can arrange unique experiences such as private tours of Montmartre, wine tastings, and bespoke romantic arrangements.

5. Le Pavillon de la Reine

  • Location: Set in the Place des Vosges, one of Paris's oldest and most beautiful squares, Le Pavillon de la Reine enjoys a prime location in the Marais district. The hotel is surrounded by galleries, museums, and boutiques. Its location offers easy access to some of Paris's key attractions, including the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Picasso Museum.

  • Historical Elegance: Le Pavillon de la Reine is housed in a building dating back to the 17th century, a period rich in history and artistic expression. The classic façade of the hotel is a beautiful example of traditional Parisian architecture, with its elegant windows and quintessential French charm.

  • Spa and Wellness: The hotel's spa, an oasis of calm, offers a range of treatments including massages, facials, and body treatments, all designed to rejuvenate and relax. The fitness room is equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, catering to guests' health and wellness needs.

  • Additional Amenities and Services: The hotel offers a cozy lounge and bar area, where guests can enjoy a drink or a light meal in a relaxed and elegant setting. The rooms and suites are tastefully decorated, combining modern amenities with antique furnishings.

6. Hotel d'Aubusson

  • Location: Situated in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Hotel d'Aubusson is in a vibrant and artistic area known for its literary and cultural history. The hotel is within walking distance of the Seine River, the Louvre Museum, and numerous other famous landmarks. The surrounding neighborhood is bustling with iconic cafes, such as Café de Flore and Les Deux Magots, as well as stylish boutiques and art galleries.

  • Parisian Charm: The building, dating back to the 17th century, retains its original charm and grandeur, evident in its architecture and interior design. The interior is adorned with Aubusson tapestries, from which the hotel gets its name, adding a touch of historical elegance and artistry.

  • Additional Features: The hotel's courtyard is a peaceful haven, providing an ideal spot for breakfast or an afternoon coffee. The fireplace lounge is another highlight, offering a cozy and inviting space for guests to relax and socialize. The Café Laurent, part of Hotel d'Aubusson, is a historic jazz venue with a rich legacy in the Parisian music scene, offering live jazz music evenings in an intimate and atmospheric setting.

Places to eat & drink in Paris

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In these five exquisite hotels in Paris, guests can indulge in diverse and delightful dining experiences that reflect the distinct character of each property:

  1. JK Place Paris - Casa Tua

    • Casa Tua at JK Place Paris

      brings the flavors of Italy to the heart of the French capital. This elegant restaurant serves Italian classics crafted from the finest ingredients, offering a sophisticated dining experience. The ambiance here is a blend of Parisian chic and Italian elegance, making it an ideal spot for a romantic dinner or a refined culinary experience.

  2. Hotel Particulier Montmartre - Le Grand Salon

    • Le Grand Salon at Hotel Particulier Montmartre

      is a hidden culinary gem. Nestled in the hotel's serene gardens, the restaurant offers gourmet dishes prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Dining here, either indoors or alfresco, provides a unique experience that combines exquisite cuisine with the romantic ambiance of Montmartre.

  3. Le Pavillon de la Reine - Restaurant Anne by Mathieu Pacaud

    • The exquisite restaurant at Le Pavillon de la Reine presents a sophisticated dining experience. Led by the renowned chef Mathieu Pacaud, the restaurant offers refined French cuisine, blending traditional techniques with contemporary culinary creativity. The elegant setting of the restaurant complements the exceptional dishes, making it a perfect destination for a memorable dining experience.

  4. Hotel d'Aubusson - Café Laurent

    • Café Laurent at Hotel d'Aubusson

      provides a unique dining experience steeped in history. As a historic jazz venue, the café offers not only a selection of cocktails and wines but also an atmospheric setting enriched by live jazz music in the evenings. It's a place where the culinary experience is harmoniously blended with cultural heritage and the arts.

  5. Hotel San Régis - Les Confidences du San Régis

    • Les Confidences du San Régis,

      the restaurant at Hotel San Régis, exudes an air of understated luxury and is particularly romantic and intimate with its plush seating, elegant table settings, and soft, ambient lighting. In addition to lunch and dinner, Les Confidences offers a delightful breakfast and brunch menu. Guests can start their day with a variety of options, from classic French pastries and freshly baked bread to hearty omelets and seasonal fruit.

Need to Know

For more travel tips, check out Fora Advisor Daryn Schwartz’s guide, The Ultimate Parisian Weekend.

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