It is official! You have just booked your train or flight tickets for a romantic weekend in Paris! Bravo! That’s a good start! But now you need to find the perfect hotel. And if possible, a special hotel to surprise your sweetheart. We know that this can easily become a big headache but no need to panic – we have prepared for you a wonderful selection of outstanding and design Parisian hotels that you can book with your eyes closed. Of course we could recommend you many others but with this shortlist we guarantee that you will have a flawless stay.
1/A hotel on the River Seine !
The concept? The first floating hotel located right on the River Seine!
We love: its outdoor swimming pool! Just on the Seine, on the large external terrace, a pool is available to the clients from 7am to 4.30 pm.
And the rooms? We have a big crush for the « Designer » rooms decorated by Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman. A special mention to the « Sunset romm ». Hobbizer loves it! Most of the rooms have a view on the Seine for an exotic awakening!
The little extra: the breakfast is served until 12am. Finally a hotel where they let us sleep in!
Key strengths of this location: This is fast changing neighborhood that is extremely alive by night ! The 13th district wharves are some of the Parisians’ favorite spots to chill out in the sun or to party, as you will quickly realize! Moreover you are just a 10 minutes walk from the Gare de Lyon and a 5 minutes walk from the metro, to explore all Paris.
What to do near your hotel? We recommend an original private cruise on the Seine with your sweetheart. Boarding takes place just a 2 minutes walk from your hotel. Check the info here.
And you can easily walk to the Jardin des plantes (15 minutes walk).
In the evening do not miss the Parisians’ two most favorite rooftops: the Wanderlust and Nuba. You can go there from 6pm for dinner and drinks, or you can simply go the club later and dance until 5am !
Information : le OFF Paris Seine, 22 port d’Austerlitz, 75013 Paris
Rooms from 203 € per night
2/ A hidden hotel in the heart of the Marais
The concept? A design hotel hidden behind the facade of a former bakery which is classified historic monument. Who could believe that a magnificent hotel is hiding there?
We love: the ambiance and the decoration designed by Christian Lacroix !
And the rooms? Each room is unique. The 16 rooms are all decorated with a different style. In each room you will discover the universe of Christian Lacroix- elegant, daring and colorful at the same time!
The little extras: The free access to the spa and the free use of the bicycles of the Hotel du Pavillon de la Reine, located just a 10 minutes walk.
Key strengths of this location: You are in the heart of the Marais, the perfect place to discover the historical Paris and find the best spots to go shopping like a true Parisian!
What to do near your hotel? During the day we recommend the visit of the Picasso museum (4 minutes walk). You can book your priority-access tickets here
And in the evening, what about discovering one of the capital’s best cocktail bars ? if you manage to find its entrance… 😉
Informations : l’hôtel du Petit Moulin, 29 Rue de Poitou, 75003 Paris
Rooms from 185 € per night.
3/ The most bling-bling hotel
The concept? A totally mind blowing hotel where you want to be seen! A rooftop, a 46 meters length swimming outdoor pool, parties, a spa…. Welcome to the Molitor !
We love: the huge swimming pool in the heart of the hotel! And did you know that the external pool is heated at 28 degrees all year long?!
And the rooms? All the rooms are bright and with sober design. The majority overlook the outside pool. That makes us really feel in holidays!
The little extra: We have a big crush for the « Junior Suite » with its 80 square meters terrace! It is a haven of peace to take your breakfast before making a splash in the pool.
Key strengths of the location: the hotel is located away from the Parisian agitation, very close to the bois de Boulogne. If you are looking for an oasis of calm in the chic areas and close to Paris largest green space, this is perfect for you!
What to do near your hotel ? You are a 10 minutes walk from the impressive Louis Vuitton Foundation. Why not take a stroll through the Bois de Boulogne and enjoy its lakes, its bike lanes and trails (this is one hour walk) ? You can book your priority-access tickets for the Louis Vuitton Foundation here
In the evening, don’t miss one of the famous parties of the Chalet des Iles in the heart of the Bois de Boulogne!
Informations : L’hôtel Molitor, 13 Rue Nungesser et Coli, 75016 Paris
Rooms from 220 € / night
4/ The most sensual hotel
The concept? A former brothel in Pigalle area. The perfect hotel for a romantic and sexy night with your sweetheart… or else… 😉
We love: the hushed, elegant and mysterious atmosphere of this place! No doubt, there are only couples in search for intimacy and sensuality.
And the rooms? Each room has a unique decoration created by the daring Jacques Garcia.
A little extra : you can privatize the SPA swimming pool for one hour with your sweetheart!
Key strengths of the location: The hotel is ideally located between « So Pi » (South of Pigalle), the Parisians’ favorite trendy neighborhood, and Montmartre, the touristic and historic area.
What to do near your hotel? Have a cup of a tea in the charming garden of the Musée de la vie romantique or sip a cocktail in the festive Pigalle (you will find amazing cocktail bars at rue Jean Baptiste Pigalle and rue Frochot. Big crush for the Dirty Dick bar! )
Informations : La Maison Souquet, 10 Rue de Bruxelles, 75009 Paris
Rooms from 340 € per night
5/ The greenest hotel
The concept? An amazing eco-lodge like you find in Africa or in Latin America… right in the heart of Paris ! Amongst all the Parisian hotels, this one offers the best ecological and environmental performances.
What we love: discovering this green bubble and its garden right in the midst of the Parisian agitation.
And the rooms? Ecology can go with modernity and this hotel proves it with its design and modern rooms. Some of them have a terrace overlooking the charming patio.
The little extra: this is the only hotel offering cleaned air ! 😉
What to do near your hotel? Plan an original guided tour of the Père Lachaise Cemetary here (5 minutes walk).
Informations : hôtel Eden Lodge Paris, 175 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris
Rooms from 225 € per night.