These Luxury Boutique Hotels Make the Ideal Parisian Experience

In Paris, a city that in 2019 still towers in the cultural world, no two boutique hotels are the same. An infinite possibility of experiences is produced out of different interpretations of the words luxury, elegance and sophistication. So to give you a helping hand, we’ve collected some of the finest boutique hotels the French capital has to offer.
 

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Location:6 Rue du Helder, 75009 Paris, France

 

With an exterior made up of a Haussmann façade and iron balconies and an interior defined by dazzle and quality, La Maison Champs Élyées makes use of a vocabulary of surrealism and comfort; it’s an intriguing stay full of hidden curiosities and artistry.

Spend your stay amongst a soothing colour palette made up of neutral shades that make relaxation even easier. Experience a down to Earth, attentive service in the hotel’s restaurant, called La Table du 8, or sit in its terrace and evergreen garden.

Architecture:
Architect Danièle Damon, responsible for the La Maison Champs Élysées’s renovation, focused on adding drama to the building’s original features, seamlessly folding historic Paris into modern design.

Interior:
Innovation lines the interior with a combination of decoration and illusion. You’ll find black-stained parquet oak floors, woollen carpets that match classical French ceilings and a healthy dose of geometrically inspired installations.

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Hotel Room Bathroom

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Hotel Room Bathroom Sink

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Hotel Room Bed

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Bedside Details

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Hotel Room Curtains and Window

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Room in Mirror

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Bathroom Tiling Details

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Room Side-by-Side

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Hotel Hallway

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Hotel Lobby

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Hotel Waiting Room

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Hotel Bed and Nightstand

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Nightstand Up Close

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Hotel Lobby Details
 

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Location: 25 Rue Vernet, 75008 Paris, France

 
Few hotels can boast the kind of location Hotel Vernet can. Turn two corners and find the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Élysées. Its location is a medal hanger of local cafés and high-end restaurants decorate the traveller with the best sensations the city has to offer.

Experience the five-star boutique itself and you’ll find a hotel laden with sleek design, owing to a recent, modern refurbishment. This is a hotel in which ornateness is everywhere, especially its Gustave Eiffel-designed dome.

Architecture:
The architectural venue is one of 300 Albert Joseph Sélonier-designed buildings that can be found all over the city. While being post-Haussmann, its façade of limestone and black ironwork posits a Parisian-feel that blends perfectly with the street it sits on.

Interior design:
Interior architect François Champsaur chose warm tones to give the hotel’s indoors a grand yet homely atmosphere. An assortment of high-end contemporary design furniture complements the historical and quirky aspects like its original gold-painted lift shaft.

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Room Balcony

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Hotel Room Door

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Chair and Floor Details

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Hotel Room Chair

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Hotel Room Bathroom

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Bathtub Details

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Hallway Details

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Hotel Lift

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Hotel Lift Design Details

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Hotel Restaurant Ceiling

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Hotel Restaurant

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Hotel Lobby

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Hotel Bar

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Hotel Lobby Details
 

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Location: 9 Rue du Conservatoire, 75009 Paris, France

 
Sitting within a quiet street in the dead-centre of Paris’s ninth arrondissement The Hotel De Nell is all about minimalist design and high-quality food. A stone’s throw from the Grands Boulevards shopping area, Hotel De Nell’s library and reading space also offers the intellectual traveller respite from city din.

In-house chef Bruno Doucet, a leading name in France’s Bistronomie scene, leads a restaurant renowned for innovative cuisine and exceptional service.

Architecture:
With a recently-restored nineteenth-century exterior, Hotel De Nell is bold and immaculate. Renowned architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte led the initiative to elevate the hotel to its full glory.

Interior design:
The interior employs some vocabulary of Japanese design and makes particular use of natural-toned wood panelling. Add to this its retro furniture and lighting, and you have the recipe for a hotel that has something for everyone.

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Front of Hotel

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Church Across the Street Through the Window

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Hotel Room Window Curtains

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Hotel Room Windows

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Hotel Room Wooden Floor Boards

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Hotel Room Lighting

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Hotel Room Chair

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Hotel Room Bed Headboard

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Hotel Room Bathroom Sink

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Hotel Room Soak Tub

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Soaktub Step Stool

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Tub Details

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Hotel Restaurant Details

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Lobby Candles

 

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Location: 6 Rue du Helder, 75009 Paris, France

 
Located near the Palais Garnier Opera House and some of the most high-end boutique shops in La Fayette, The Chess Hotel is a plateau of elegant relaxation, offering the traveller charm, cosiness and luxury.

Drink champagne in its bar, enjoy a quiet game of chess (it’s not just a name) in its social space or simply take in the linen, oak and Carrara marble that make up its compelling aesthetic design.

Architecture:
The visitor is greeted by a Haussmann façade is prestigious yet inviting. The lavish white walls instantly locate you in the heart of the French capital.

Interior design:
The hotel’s sleek, monochrome interior is the product of design duo Gilles and Boissier. Original staircases are respected as beautiful objects, designs of past eras blend against all that’s modern, and quirky references to the hotel’s title exist throughout.

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Bed Side Telephone

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Hotel Room Bed

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Hotel Room Window Curtains

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Hotel Room Bathroom

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Bathroom Marble

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Room Curtains and Lighting Details

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Room Number

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Hallway Details

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Hotel Stairs Leading Down

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Stair Details

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Hotel Staircase Looking Up

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Hotel Lobby

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Hotel Inner Court Wall Details

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Hotel Inner Court Wall Plants