In a city where luxury is no hard-find, Hôtel de Crillon is our pick of them all. Expertly striking the delicate balance between 18th-century grandeur and neoclassical design, it flawlessly makes itself at home in the city of chic. Step inside and prepare to be enchanted by the 124 exquisitely crafted rooms and suites, 4 gourmet restaurants and indulgent spa. Boasting an illustrious history of welcoming the pinnacle of European society, with a salon that doubled as a music room for Marie Antoinette, this Parisian icon is fresh from a spectacular transformation and poised to reclaim its ‘national treasure’ status.
A simple 45-minute drive from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris’ 8th district leaves you at the doorstep of Hôtel de Crillon and many of the city’s most iconic sights. Boasting an arguably unrivalled location on the Place de la Concorde, the hotel is minutes away from the Musée du Louvre, Champs-Elysées and couture paradise, la Rue Royale. Whether you’re looking for a cultural escape, gourmet indulgence or a spot of retail therapy; Hôtel de Crillon is sure to have the answer.
Stylish, sophisticated and sumptuous, get a taste for the Parisian art de vivre as you choose between 78 rooms, 36 suites and 10 signature suites. For something with added chic, however, why not opt for one of the Grands Appartements? Designed by the man behind Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, expect bespoke furniture complemented by contemporary comforts and unique designs. Meanwhile, for the best view in the house, it’s got to be Suite Bernstein with its jaw-dropping private terrace and views of the Eiffel Tower.
WHY WE LIKE IT
Behind its impressive façade and undeniable grandeur, Hôtel de Crillon offers its own slice of heaven in the heart of Paris. In a city where days are spent sightseeing and shopping, Sense Spa makes for an indulgent treat with its bespoke treatments and French beauty rituals feeling well-deserved after a day of pounding the pavements. After just an hour in Sense, you’ll no doubt leave Paris walking on air.