Discover what the hotels in the capital of love offer to couples and lovers. The most atmospheric and intimate hotels for the two.
Paris is known to be one of the most romantic cities in the world. Perhaps the reason for this is its very special atmosphere of fascination, charm and old-fashionedness, or its unique architecture, or maybe the innumerable restaurants, cafes and hotels with magic setting that will make the hearts of the two beat faster. Let’s discover some of the most romantic hotels in Paris.
Jays hotel. Rates from 490 €
Rated by tripadvisor as one of the most romantic hotels to stay at in Paris, this is perhaps not the place you should visit if you are a fan of five star giants like Ritz or Hilton as Jays has only several suites. However, this what makes it a very special spot since you are guaranteed the most intimate atmosphere and attention to the tiniest detail. Built in the middle of the 19th century, this is a small boutique hotel with spacious suites and staff speaking perfect English. Lots of pleasant surprises like champagne in your room or hot tea after a hard day of sightseeing will be waiting for you every day. The location is one of the best in Paris too: close to the Arc de Triomphe, avenue des Champs Elysees and the Eiffel Tower. And if you are looking for a special place to enjoy your privacy, the hotel staff will be glad to give their advice from their own “Parisian” point of view. All in all, like one of the guests said, you feel comfortable like you are in a family.
Hotel Francois 1er. Rates from 230 €
This is another gem in the Golden Triangle of Paris with many city attractions in the immediate proximity. You may be worried about the crowds of tourists walking nearby, but don’t be upset: the hotel is located in the quiet street which guarantees you some intimacy. Francois 1er is rated high for lots of things that you may find important when traveling to Paris with your couple: the voluptuous ambience with such details as hand crafted furniture, a fireplace and a library, old-fashioned design, friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are not very spacious, however, a good value for money is an important decision maker.
Hotel de la Tour Maubourg. Rates from 200 €
Here’s another good choice for those who do not care about the star rating and the international name of the hotel, but pay much attention to the atmoshpere and surroundings. Hotel de la tour Maubourg offers just 17 charming rooms all at a reasonable price, decorated with taste and great attention to the detail. The contrast of colours makes the rooms fashionable and chic. There are two rooms that the couples will probably like most of all: room # 3 with a private access to the hotel’s little garden and room # 11 in red velvet, decorated with antique furniture. The hotel has a hammam that is free to use if you want some relaxation. Some tourists noted that the breakfast offered at the hotel is slightly overpriced, however, you can enjoy croissants and coffee at the charming cafes nearby. Its not as central as the previous hotels, however, attractions like av. Des Champs Elysees and Museum d’Orsay are in the walking distance.
Hotel Ares Eiffel. Rates from 228 €
Choose Ares Eiffel if you want to impress your belowed one with exclusive design, quiet surroundings and super comfort. This is a 4 star hotel with rooms equiped with furniture by an Italian designer Poltrona Frau and spacious bathrooms with Versace tiling. It has only 40 rooms noted not only for their stylish ambience (red, brown and blue velvet, contrast colours, luxurious decorations), but also for their cleanliness and very comfortable beds. Bath products by Hermes is also a pleasant bonus for the brand fans. Couples and newly-weds will enjoy a quick stroll to the symbol of France – the Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars.
Hotel Balzac. Rates from 380 €
If romance is a synonym to luxury and splendour to you, then impress your lover with a stay at Hotel Balzac. It has all the attributes you will need for a typical romantic trip such as 5 star service, boutique rooms with views, high class restaurant and location close to the city’s main attractions. Decorated in classic royal style with such details as marble bathrooms, velvet furnishings and canopies, it boasts some important “lover’s musts” like a Rooftop Penthouse and a Royal suite with a terrace overlooking the Eiffel Tower. If that is not enough for you reserve the entire luxury top floor and use the hotel’s Royal Suite and Presidential Suite. The Pierre Gagnaire rastaurant specialising in modern French cuisine would be a perfect spot for your romantic dinner.
Hotel Britannique. Rates from approximately 200 €
Britannique is a 150 years old charming 3 star hotel that boasts a great location in the walking distance from such attractions as Notre Dame and the Latin Quarter, the Louvre and the Seine. Those who want to feel the active spirit of Paris will find lots if cafes, restaurants and shops nearby. Its rooms may not be the largest in the city, but the dйcor is vivid and stylish and all in all pleasant. The hotel’s romantic package is also highly rated and includes Moet champagne, chocolates and rose petals decorations in your room. Also note that Britannique is one of Tripadvisor’s 2012 Travelers Choice winners.
L’Hotel. Rates from 290 €
L’Hotel is a real must for those who want to breathe in some history and feel the true romantic spirit of Paris. This is one of the most famous hotels in the city that was once visited by many famous guests and was actually Oscar Wylde’s last home. Lovers will like the hotel’s themed rooms each bearing its own name and spirit as well as its location on the Left bank amidst the bohemian atmosphere of Saint-Germain-des-Prйs. It is also a home to the Michelin-starred Le Restaurant headed by Chef Julien Montbabut. Make your stay to the hotel even more impressive with the Romantic package that includs a bottle of champagne upon arrival, a beautiful flower arrangement in your room and a full buffet breakfast for two.
All in all, if you head to Paris to spend a romantic time there, we recommend you choosing small boutique hotels as they are highly rated for their romantic and charming atmosphere as well as intimacy and friendly staff that will make you feel at home. There are lots of such hotels in the very centre of Paris: Jays hotel, Hotel Francois 1er and Hotel de la Tour Maubourg are among them. For a higher star rating and international acclaim choose Hotel Ares Eiffel or Hotel Balzac. Hotel Britannique will satisfy your thirst for new discoveries in Paris thanks to its location close to the Latin Quarter and the Louvre, while L’Hotel will make your trip very special thanks to its rich history and bohemian ambience.