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ShermansTravel experts know how to pick a good hotel. Whether in the budget, moderate, or luxury price range, the hotels we recommend always meet our highly selective criteria for what amounts to an unbeatable experience. We look at location, comparing the hotel to other offerings in the area; price range, determining where the hotel falls on the scale of affordability, and whether it merits the expense; and finally, experience, that all-important benchmark covering everything from aesthetics to service. We assess every aspect of the hotel experience, from beds and views to service and that indefinable thing called vibe.

Top Hotels in Paris

Caron de Beaumarchais

This charming, 19-room, family-run hotel takes its name from the irreverent18th-century ... more

12 Rue Vieille-du-Temple
Paris , 011-33-1-42-72-34-12
Tags: moderate
Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris

After its Saudi prince owner initiated a complete $125 million overhaul in1999, George V has ... more

31 Avenue George V
Paris , 011-33-1-49-52-70-00
Tags: luxury | expensive | historic | architecture | jim's pick
Hôtel Amour

Instead of obsessing over a room with a view, consider booking one thatexhibits top-notch art. ... more

8 Rue Navarin
Paris , 011-33-1-48-78-31-80
Tags: moderate | editor pick | trendy
Hôtel Brighton

Overlooking the famed Rue de Rivoli, the Seine, the Eiffel Tower, the TuileriesGardens, and the ... more

218 Rue de Rivoli
Paris , 011-33-1-47-03-61-61
Tags: moderate
Hôtel Chopin

For travelers on a tight budget, this cheap, cheerful, and charming hotel– named for the ... more

10 Blvd. Montmartre
Paris , 011-33-1-47-70-58-10
Tags: family | budget | great location
Hôtel de Crillon

Smack in the center of Paris, this gorgeous neo-classical palace groans with17th-century ... more

10 Place de la Concorde
Paris , 011-33-1-44-71-15-00
Tags: luxury | expensive | historic | smart luxury winner | jim's pick
Hôtel de Lutèce

One of the oldest and most romantic spots in all of Paris is the picturesque ... more

65 Rue Saint Louis-en-l’île
Paris , 011-33-1-43-26-23-52
Tags: moderate | historic
Hôtel des Académies et des Arts

Paris is a city of old buildings and little rooms. For years its smaller hotelsrelied on ... more

15 Rue de la Grande Chaumiere
Paris , 011-33-1-43-26-66-44
Tags: boutique hotel | smart luxury winner | great value | art
Hôtel du Petit Moulin

Christian Lacroix is beloved for his love of wild color combinations andtheatrical design, so it ... more

29/31 Rue du Poitou
Paris , 011-33-1-42-74-10-10
Tags: moderate | boutique hotel | smart splurge | trendy
Hotel Eldorado

When you're paying hostel prices for a big-city hotel, there's probably acatch, and the ... more

18 Rue des Dames
Paris , 011-33-1-45-22-35-21
Tags: budget | boutique hotel | trendy
Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière

The Hausmann-era façade of Hôtel Fouquet's Barrière, builtaround its famous ... more

46 Ave. George V
Paris , 011-33-1-40-69-60-00
Tags: luxury | expensive | smart splurge | great location | hotel restaurant
Hôtel Langlois

You'd be hard-pressed to find more atmosphere for your euro than at thecharming, somewhat ... more

63 Rue Saint-Lazare
Paris , 011-33-1-48-74-78-24
Tags: moderate | editor pick | historic | great value | architecture
Hotel Le Bristol

As one of seven so-called “palace” hotels in Paris – which gobeyond even the ... more

112 Rue du Faubourg St-Honoré
Paris , 011-33-1-53-43-43-00
Tags: luxury | expensive | spa | historic | swimming pool | hotel restaurant | jim's pick
Hotel le Relais Saint-Germain

Le Relais Saint-Germain is like the beautiful woman who wears an expensivenecklace tucked ... more

9 Carrefour De L’Odeon
Paris , 011-33-1-44-27-07-97
Tags: luxury | expensive | smart luxury winner
Hôtel Plaza Athénée Paris

When Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) hits Paris forthe show's finale, ... more

25 Ave. Montaigne
Paris , 011-33-1-53-67-66-65
Tags: luxury | expensive
Hotel Residence Alhambra

The price is right at this budget hotel near the bustling restaurant-and-barscene stemming off ... more

13 Rue de Malte
Paris , 011-33-1-47-00-35-52
Tags: budget | great value
InterContinental Avenue Marceau

The Intercontinental Avenue Marceau is by far the smallest Intercontinentalproperty in the world ... more

64 Ave. Marceau
Paris , 011-33-1-44-43-36-36
Tags: luxury | expensive | historic | great location
La Réserve Paris

Bored by the thought of mere hotels? Seduced by the allure of space anddiscretion? Opened in ... more

10 Place du Trocadéro and 3 Ave. d’Eylau
Paris , 011-33-1-53-70-53-70
Tags: luxury | family | expensive | extended stay
Le Meurice

In the City of Light, luxury is a serious business, so when it came tonaming our favorite hotel ... more

228 Rue de Rivoli
Paris , 011-33-1-44-58-10-10
Tags: luxury | expensive | smart splurge | smart luxury winner | views | jim's pick
Le Pavillon des Lettres

Only 26 rooms – one for each letter of the alphabet – make up LePavillon des ... more

12 Rue des Saussaies
Paris , 011-33-1-49-24-26-26
Tags: luxury | expensive | trendy | boutique
Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris

With the October 2010 debut of Philippe Starck’s top-to-bottom-redo of LeRoyal Monceau, ... more

37 Ave. Hoche
Paris , 011-33-1-42-99-88-00
Tags: luxury | expensive | spa | swimming pool | design | hotel restaurant | hotel bar
Mama Shelter

It doesn't get much hipper than Mama Shelter, the first budget hotel designedby Philippe Starck. ... more

109 Rue de Bagnolet
Paris , 011-33-1-43-48-48-48
Tags: budget | editor pick | boutique hotel | great value | trendy
Murano Resort

Situated on the border of the trendy Marais neighborhood, the Murano’s 43rooms and nine ... more

13 Blvd. du Temple
Paris , 011-33-1-42-71-20-00
Tags: expensive | trendy | hotel restaurant | hotel bar
Park Hyatt Paris - Vendôme

The Park Hyatt Paris - Vendôme is a favorite among business travelers,but that's where ... more

5 Rue de la Paix
Paris , 011-33-1-58-71-12-34
Tags: luxury | business | expensive
Radisson Blu Le Dokhan’s

Housed in a stately 18th-century mansion (in a neighborhood full of statelymansions), Radisson ... more

117 Rue de Lauriston
Paris , 011-33-1-53-65-66-99
Tags: luxury | romance | historic | views | hotel bar
Radisson Blu Le Metropolitan Hotel

With sleek, Francois Champsour-designed rooms, panoramic Eiffel Tower views,and a distinctly ... more

10, Place de Mexico
Paris , 011-33-1-56-90-40-04
Tags: luxury | romance | design | hotel bar
Saint James Paris

Who needs the Loire when you can live out your fairytale fantasy of castlestays and garden ... more

43 Ave. Bugeaud
Paris , 011-33-1-44-05-81-81
Tags: luxury | expensive | smart splurge
Shangri-La Paris

Paris has its fair share of top-notch luxury hotels, but there’s anewcomer that is giving ... more

10 Avenue d’Iena
Paris , 011-33-1-53-67-19-98
Tags: luxury | expensive | spa | views | hotel restaurant | hotel bar
Villa Majestic

Split between 25 classic rooms and 27 contemporary suites, Villa Majesticoffers elegant ... more

30 Rue La Perouse
Paris , 011-33-1-45-00-83-70
Tags: luxury | expensive | spa | swimming pool
Windsor Home Paris

More like visiting with friends than staying in a hotel, this nine-room formerprivate mansion ... more

3 Rue Vital
Paris , 011-33-1-45-04-49-49
Tags: moderate | great value

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