This charming establishment is decorated in an array of colors guaranteed to bring out the romantic in you. Its rooms compete with inventive ways to win your heart, from scarlet tones inspired by the nearby Moulin Rouge, to pure and innocent white. The bar goes all out to impress with its purple velvet, while the spa centre offers moments of pure pleasure surrounded by soothing blue tones.
Design Hotel Secret
Don't be fooled by its simple name. L’Hotel, nestled cosily in the Rue des Beaux-Arts on the Left Bank, is a little masterpiece of architecture and interior décor. This two hundred year old majestic abode opens a door into Paris's rich past, with its silk tapestries and wall hangings, opulent furniture and brocaded columns.
Best design hotel: Vice Versa
Demonstrating skill, imagination and humour, Vice Versa blends styles effortlessly. Guests don't just stay in a room, but in a world of fantasy, with themes ranging from Ancient Greece to the Belle Époque, from fancy cakes to guns drawn point blank.
Best family-friendly hotel: Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel
With an elegant, modern design, Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel is a pleasant, comfortable space in the heart of Paris. Ideally located for taking in the tourist attractions, it offers a wide range of services for both adults and children, from sports to relaxation. Kids can stay for free in their parents' room and a childcare service is available too.
Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel
Best gourmet hotel: Hôtel Thoumieux
The beautifully named Hôtel Thoumieux is a small establishment incorporating two restaurants and a lounge bar in addition to its 15 rooms. The culinary delights on offer take centre stage here. Whether you opt for the brasserie or the gourmet restaurant, you'll find that traditional French cuisine is given pride of place for your enjoyment.
Best business hotel: Mercure Paris Vaugirard Porte de Versailles
Hôtel Mercure Paris Vaugirard Porte de Versailles has the two essential qualities for a pleasant and practical business trip: a first-class location near Paris Expo and local transport facilities, and all the services and facilities needed to get your work completed successfully. The modern business centre, with its conference space and meeting rooms, is a particular highlight.
Mercure Paris Vaugirard Porte de Versailles
Best luxury hotel: Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris
Enthroned on Avenue Hoche, just a few steps from the Arc de Triomphe, Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris spares no expense to regale you in a simply divine experience. This establishment prides itself on tasteful, unostentatious luxury, at the heart of which lies a rich and varied range of services, from sports activities and relaxing treatments to culinary pleasures, to delight all your senses.
Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris
Best spa hotel: Saint James Albany
Close to the Jardin des Tuileries, the Saint James Albany hotel is a haven of peace in one of the capital's most beautiful and wealthy districts. The hotel includes a vast spa centre, with several treatment rooms, an indoor swimming pool and gym. In all, 500 m2 are entirely devoted to your well-being and relaxation. After enjoying these gentle moments of relaxation, why not get to know the surrounding area with a visit to the nearby museums – the Louvre and the Orangerie – and an obligatory shopping trip to Rue de Rivoli or Place Vendôme.
Saint James Albany
Best pet-friendly hotel: Lenox Montparnasse
Ideal for family stays, the Lenox Montparnasse offers you a warm and friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcomed with open arms, including your beloved four-legged friends. Dogs and cats of up to 5 kg are allowed, limited to one pet per room. Tucked in between Montparnasse Park and the Luxembourg Gardens, the hotel is also perfectly located for taking your faithful friend out for a walk.
Best deal:Kyriad Paris 18
Situated near to the boulevard périphérique, close to a number of metro stations and not too far from the Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est railway stations, the Kyriad Paris 18 has a very strategic location in Paris. Also nearby are several tourist attractions in the charming district of Montmartre. Simple yet comfortable, the hotel offers all the essential services for an enjoyable stay in the capital at a very reasonable price.
Kyriad Paris 18