#BelleParis: Three Luxury Palace Hotels

May 04, 2015

Paris is magical all year long, its seductive backdrop a character in innumerable love stories, on- and off-screen. Intimate cafés, scenic walks, timeless architecture, sensuous cuisine, chic boutiques, luxury hotels and fine lingerie—the “City of Light” has all the ingredients for an unforgettable rendezvous for two. But no romantic retreat is complete without lavish quarters to lay your heads in.

From marble bathrooms, fine linens, antique furnishings, impressive floral arrangements, Michelin-star restaurants, luxury spas and impeccable views of the Parisienne skyline, nothing inspires the magic of romance like a stay in one of Paris’ historic palace hotels. Here are three incredible properties that will have you falling in love with Paris in no time.

Hôtel Le Meurice
Historic LE MEURICE is an impressive 18th century palace hotel that flawlessly unites classic sophistication with the latest in contemporary comforts. Its superb location, opposite the Tuileries Garden, offers breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower, Musée du Louvre, Notre Dame and the scenic Seine River. It is within walking distance of the city’s most iconic sites, museums and shopping on rue St-Honoré.

Read my full review on Travel About!

Hôtel Plaza Athénée
Women everywhere remember the lavish HÔTEL PLAZA ATHÉNÉE as the gorgeous backdrop for Carrie Bradshaw’s Paris adventures during the final two episodes of Sex and the City. After all, it was here—in Paris—that Mr. Big finally uttered the long awaited words, “Carrie, you’re the one.” So it should come as no surprise that this sumptuous Art Nouveau palace hotel is one of the most stylish in the world, with guests still requesting a stay in the Carrie suite.

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Shangri-La Paris
Set in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, the beautiful SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, Paris occupies an elegant 1896 limestone mansion that was once home to Prince Roland Bonaparte—the emperor’s grand-nephew. A luxurious palace hotel with design influences blending from France and Asia, the Shangri-La flawlessly unites two cultures, offering guests the perfect marriage of French joie de vivre and the Asian sense of hospitality.


Read my full review on Travel About!

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