Paris 5-Star Hotels
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Paris five-star hotels
With a location opposite the Tuileries Garden on the rue de Rivoli, the Hotel
Le Meurice is ideally situated for shopping and sightseeing. It's one of the
classic Parisian luxury hotels, with an arcaded façade
that you may recognize from Hollywood movies.
This member of the Leading Hotels of the World chain had a major renovation
several years ago. The hotel combines Art-Nouveau architecture with a Louis XV
decor, and its clientele runs more to celebrities than to moneyed dowagers or
The Crillon exudes tradition with its 18th Century architecture and Louis XV
decor. Accommodations range from well-appointed bedrooms to lavish suites.
The Republic of Texas had its embassy here; the 18th Century mansion at No.
1 Place Vendôme is now an intimate luxury hotel with only 29 rooms and 11
Following a two-year, US $125 million renovation a number of years ago, this
classic hotel reopened as a member of the Four Seasons group. A third of its 244
guest accommodations are suites, and many rooms have private terraces.
Its name is synonymous with luxury, and the hotel's setting on the Place Vendôme
is ideal for a Paris visit. The motto--"Luxury, Discretion, Perfection"---will
make you feel welcome whether you're in town for business negotiations, a
honeymoon, or an affair.
The exclusive Jockey Club (as it was known when it opened in 1860) became the
Allied headquarters after the liberation of Paris in War II. The hotel, a member
of the Sofitel group, faces the
The Hotel Square is anything but, with its modern door and a four-story
exhibition wall of contemporary art. This boutique hotel is in the 16th
arrondissement, near the Trocadero and