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An intimate hotel in the city center. Read More

L’Aigle is the only restaurant in Osthouse, A La Ferme the only hotel, so when you book a room at the one you automatically wind up eating at the... Read More

Family-owned hotel and restaurant in a restored farmhouse. Read More

Surrounded by Côte d’Or vineyards and stately barge canals, this 12th-century abbey has been revitalized with exquisite ornamental details:... Read More

This 30-room, 11th-century property is a remote Riviera getaway - if you don't mind communal meals and friendly wine-making monks. Read More

For a centrally located stay in Paris, consider the Pierre Seignol-designed Artus Hotel in the lively Left Bank. Situated near the Louvre, Notre Dame,... Read More

The eight white rooms are basic, but the views are ravishing, whether of the village’s 12th-century church or the surrounding wildflower meadows. Read More

As its name suggests, the four-star Banke Hotel was once a bank. Located in the Opera district of the ninth arrondissement and a short stroll from the... Read More

Inspired by literature, art, and the bustling Saint Germain des Prés district of Paris, the Bel Ami hotel appeals to chic travelers visiting the... Read More

Located in the 11th arrondissement and the Bastille district, the BLC Design Hotel is noted for its interior, which is covered entirely in white except... Read More

Opened in 2010 in the Montmarte neighborhood, this 340-square-foot apartment hotel from Bed & Style is a one-room studio furnished by interior... Read More

Just behind the Quai de Rive Neuve, in the newly posh district of St.-Victor, this artsy inn has four simple guest rooms, a tapas bar, and a shop that... Read More

Formerly the Auberge de Cantobre. Read More

For classic French luxury with a hint of Italian swagger, look no further than the stylish Castille Hotel, steps from the haute-couture houses of Dolce ... Read More

An inland maison d'hôtes of good intentions and some allure. Read More

Maison d'hôte owners like Bernard and Charlotte Anne de Castellane are the last of their kind. To them, "French country" is the meadow in front of... Read More

The redesigned three-star château is a great value. Stroll the kitchen garden or eat at the restaurant, Auberge d'Antan, which serves exquisite... Read More

A former 13th-century stone fortress may not seem like the most welcoming structure for a bed-and-breakfast, but Château de Cassis feels at once... Read More

A rugged but serene paradise that stretches from Burgundy to Switzerland, the Jura is home to lakes, gorges, hills, and the Château de Germigney,... Read More

Complex of stone buildings and a Michelin 2-starred restaurant set on a cliff above the Mediterranean.  Read More

Crisp, clean rooms, with views of the medieval town. Read More

The property, just southwest of Pomerol, is now in the hands of Martin Krajewski, an English businessman who has added several large and immaculate... Read More

Built to withstand wartime assaults, the 13th-century Château de St.-Geniès has thick stone walls and antiques-filled rooms. Read More

An 18th-century former residence set in expansive gardens. Read More

Part of France’s new wave of country hotels and restaurants, this estate dates from 1677, with a 19th-century château built by one of... Read More

The Location: Originally built in 1901 for the mistress of a Parisian judge, and reopened as an inn in 2005, Les Roches’s grand, three-story... Read More

This restful retreat, once the vacation home of the Primat-Schlumberger family, is set on 2,500 practically virgin acres. And it’s all yours to roam in... Read More

A former 19th-century hunting lodge with 31 Empire-style rooms set on 178 forested acres between Blois and Amboise.  Read More

Impeccable turn-of-the-20th-century château in the heart of the Champagne region.  Read More

Esprit St.-Germain is a 28-room boutique hotel located in the sixth arrondisement between Boulevard St.-Germain and the Luxembourg Gardens, boasting... Read More

A pleasant, family-friendly inn and spa with an ambitious (if overrated) restaurant. Read More

Located in the Latin Quarter near the small cafés and open-air market of busy Rue Mouffetard, the Five Hotel aims to cater to every sense (hence... Read More

The Four Seasons George V needs no introduction. Located just off the Champs Elysees, it houses 244 luxury rooms and suites, including some with... Read More

Guest rooms are furnished with antiques at this 19th-century hotel. Read More

The Generator Hostel in Paris is not your backpacker's hostel of yore. Sleek and edgy design make it an affordable selection for smart business... Read More

While some grand hotels allow their well-heeled if not necessarily well-born guests to emulate the experience of very old money, to pretend to their... Read More

The cliffside hotel was built in 1872, with hanging eaves and wrought-iron balconies. Read More

The hotel is nestled at the bottom of a picturesque gorge. Read More

Like a beacon on a hill, this boutique hotel sits atop a scenic cliff overlooking valley vineyards and the lights of Bordeaux. The exterior is a bit... Read More

Owner Fabienne Perpiglia specializes in the Aix area, with some properties in other Provençal towns, and offers excellent, personalized service. Read More

Situated in a posh residential neighborhood and set back from the water in Nice, the Hi was designed by Matali Crasset, one of Philippe Starck’s... Read More

Just steps from the Champs-Élysées and the Triangle d'Or, this 1889 townhome houses the Hospes Lancaster, opened in 1930 by famous... Read More

Situated within a bucolic 11-acre park, this 26-room hotel in an 18th-century mansion epitomizes the romance and luxury of Burgundy. The... Read More

The recently updated four-star hotel features molecular gastronomy in chef Philippe Etchebest's restaurant. Try the unexpected scallops in beef jus with... Read More

This secluded three-story modern building has 17 rooms with balconies and views of the sea. Read More

This 24-room boutique is a perennial favorite: book far in advance, especially for stays during Fashion Week in October and March. Restaurant scion... Read More

Many consider Hôtel Amour to be Paris’ emblematic boutique hotel. Each of the 24 rooms is decorated by a different artist or designer, including talents... Read More

Each of the 24 rooms in Paris’s modish “love hotel” are decorated by artist and designer friends of owner André, Sophie Calle or Marc Newson. The hotel... Read More

On slim, windy Route D4, which crisscrosses the foothills below the summit of La Rhune mountain, we pass the lovely village of Sare, where the homey H... Read More

Founded in 1907 by Englishman Lord Astor, the hotel underwent a British Regency renovation in 1996 (upholstered chairs with tall wooden legs, ornate... Read More

Situated in the Seventh Arrondissement, the four-star Hôtel Bourgogne et Montana is next to the Place du Palais Bourbon and National Assembly... Read More

The stylish Hôtel de Buci is located in the heart of the Latin Quarter in Paris, minutes from the Luxembourg Gardens and the Musée d&rsquo... Read More

Popular with international jet setters, Hotel Byblos is located in the heart of St.-Tropez, within walking distance of the town’s famous... Read More

Directly across from the Neoclassical Opéra de Lille, the Hotel Carlton is centrally located within walking distance of the Euralille business district,... Read More

Named for the 18th-century playwright (he wrote The Marriage of Figaro) and revolutionary who did some of his best work up the street—now one of... Read More

Take a step back in time at this mid-range boutique hotel, located in the heart of the Marais and decorated in a charming 18th-century style. Think... Read More

Secluded 17th-century hotel with modern bathrooms, stone balconies, and panoramic views abutting ancient rock walls in the medieval village. Read More

Hotel Concorde La Fayette caters mostly to business travelers, with its easy access to Porte Maillot, La Défense, and Palais des Congrès.... Read More

Located near one of Paris’s most upscale shopping districts in the 1st Arrondissement, the Hôtel Costes is a magnet for the fashion-forward,... Read More

Decorated in a neo-Baroque style, one of Paris’s mythic luxury hotels is a labyrinth of dimly lit corridors, perfect for an amorous rendezvous. If you... Read More

A Provencal estate set in the grape-filled Vaucluse, with an 18th-century wine cellar that houses 2,500 bottles. Read More

This quiet, romantic retreat may be only a five-minute walk from the towering chain stores—and the crowds that fill them—on the Champs-... Read More

This primo spot just underwent a $51 million renovation with ski valets, a tandem sauna and snow cave, and a 5,900-square-foot premier suite. Read More

This Place de la Concorde landmark, built at the direction of King Louis XV in 1758, hasn’t lost its ornate air. Flat-screen televisions and high... Read More

With its garden courtyard, large fireplace in the lobby, and manor-like appointments, this converted 17th-century abbey feels like a country estate in... Read More

The Location: A mile from Avignon in southeastern France, the medieval town of Villeneuve sits high on a rocky escarpment above the Rhône. Ivy... Read More

From the grotto-like breakfast room to the duplex junior-suites under mansard roofs, the 29-room Hôtel de la Bretonnerie is a sampler catalogue of... Read More

Former bishop's residence tucked into the ramparts of a medieval citadel, with unparalleled access to the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Read More

Located on Courchevel's 1850 lift platform, the hotel lends elite status to the tier. Read More

The historic Hôtel La Trémoille was built in 1883 and opened as a hotel in 1925. The hotel is situated in the 8th Arrondissement’s... Read More

This eccentric Left Bank budget hotel has double rooms starting from 85€. Eccentrically decorated, this quirky address may be lacking in mod-cons such... Read More

Romance and a room on the bustling Rue de Rivoli may seem an unlikely coupling, but this hotel feels like you’ve stepped into the living quarters... Read More

In the heart of Pézenas, steps from the town’s lively markets. Read More

Located in a 17th-century port, the hotel is made up of three fishermen's houses. Read More

From 89€ a night for a double, this comfortable, modern hotel is designed in the industrial spirit of its central Oberkampf location. Environmentally... Read More

Bed down for the night in the cheerful hotel and let the sounds of the sea lull you to sleep. Read More

The Hôtel des Saints-Pères is situated near the Le Bon Marché store and the Café de Flor in the Saint Germain des Prés... Read More

Located in the Marais area of Paris, the Hôtel du Bourg Tibourg features 30 guest rooms, including one suite. The rooms are small, but they are... Read More

A 19th-century mansion and two private villas surrounded by 22 acres of gardens on the tip of the Cap d’Antibes peninsula. The grounds include a... Read More

This new mid-range hotel has a prime and very central address only a short walk from the Tuileries gardens, the Place Vendôme, and shopping strip the... Read More

The hotel was originally Napoleon the Third's summer palace. Converted into a hotel in the late 1800's, the décor has been relatively unchanged... Read More

Fantastically located in the trendsetting Upper Marais, this former boulangerie in a 17th-century building has been redone by Christian Lacroix. He has... Read More

This intimate hotel’s 23 rooms are decorated in a simple, fresh style. Lush, tropical-print curtains bring an exotic note to the otherwise retro French... Read More

The restaurant offers a superb lunch. The hotel only has seven rooms, all of them lovely and freshly renovated, and each with a view of the river. Read More

A jewel box of a hotel, the 34-room Duc de Saint Simon resembles a private Parisian home, with a black-and-white marble hall, graceful staircase, and... Read More

French graffiti artist Monsieur André can now add hotelier to his résumé with the retro Hôtel Ermitage. Each of the 27... Read More

Few places are as Parisian as Fouquet's, the restaurant that most would consider an institution these days. Their hotel is no exception. Its 81 rooms,... Read More

All-white furnishings and glass accents by designer Axel Schoenert create an artsy, contemporary vibe at this Art Deco hotel on the edge of the... Read More

Surrounded by theaters and the palatial Opera Garnier, the Hotel Indigo is one of the newest additions to the district, opened in 2015. Rooms, suites,... Read More

Brilliantly located in the heart of the Marais, near Métro St.-Paul, this unpretentious budget hotel is furnished with an eclectic mix of pieces that... Read More

Set on a quiet street in the ninth arrondissement, Hotel Joyce is a 44-room boutique hotel with modern style. The white walls of each are guest rooms... Read More

Curvaceous sensuality is the prime element in the 95 rooms and six junior suites in the four-star Hotel Jules in the Bohemian Faubourg Montmartre... Read More

Paris’ first explicitly “gay-friendly” hotel is romantic for straight couples, too. Located in the heart of the Marais, just 23 slick and modern rooms... Read More

The Hôtel La Manufacture is located in Paris’s 13th Arrondissement next to the city’s famous Latin Quarter. A small, boutique hotel,... Read More

Once frequented by Picasso and Jean-Paul Sartre, this former fishermen’s bar is now a small luxury hotel in a quiet part of St.-Tropez. About... Read More

The Hôtel La Villa is situated in the Saint Germain des Prés neighborhood of Paris. This modern, upscale hotel is a short distance away... Read More

Just steps from the Champs-Élysées and the Triangle d'Or, this 1889 townhome houses the Hôtel Lancaster Lancaster, opened in 1930 by... Read More

Designed by Frédéric Mechiche to resemble a Parisian townhouse, the Hôtel Le A is situated just two blocks from the Champs-Elys... Read More

Three years after garnering raves as the creator of the Marais’s fanciful Hôtel du Petit Moulin, couturier Christian Lacroix is back with a... Read More

Cluster of 14th-, 15th-, and 16th-century buildings housing 64 antiques-filled rooms (each named after a grand cru wine), in the heart of Burgundy wine... Read More

Le Corbusier's 1959 influential midcentury masterpiece still stands tall—12 stories to be precise—as a testament to pioneering postwar... Read More

The rustic hotel was originally built to house the 1992 Olympians. Read More

This 125-room hotel (a national historic monument on the Promenade des Anglais) is noted for its pink dome that overlooks Nice’s Baie des Anges. Read More

This petite city inn, which takes its name from the 19th-century literary critic Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, is for traditionalists. In the David... Read More

The Hôtel Le Saint Grégoire features 20 guest rooms and interiors decorated by David Hicks. Guest rooms are outfitted with antiques and... Read More

Located in Paris’s Luxembourg district, the Hôtel Sainte-Beuve is within walking distance of a number of attractions, including Luxembourg... Read More

For Paris first-timers, the English-speaking staff at this property goes out of its way to accommodate tourist clientele. Open since the 1930s, this Neo... Read More

Named for the red rocks that line the cliffs leading to the hotel. Read More

Housed inside a historic 17th-century building, the Hôtel Luxembourg Parc is located in Saint Germain des Prés, a Paris district full of... Read More

A petite, 14-room charmer with Provençal flair (embroidered toile bedspreads; carved walnut headboards). Two of the largest rooms face the harbor... Read More

Renovated in 2007, this 23-room hotel takes its first name from Mathis, the adjacent bordello-chic lounge and restaurant, which is an institution among... Read More

The Molitor Pool used to be a meeting place for the glitterati into the 1930s, and the modern bikini was revealed there in the 1940s. Today, the popular... Read More

Simultaneously relaxed and effortlessly chic, this boutique hotel has 38 rooms has a decidedly eclectic vibe: medallion and pheasant-print wallpapers,... Read More

The five-room Hôtel Particulier Montmartre, on a leafy cobblestoned passageway, is a pint-size hideaway with outsize design. The three-story... Read More

This hip yet plush hangout between the Champs-Élysées and Eiffel Tower is as au courant as it was when it opened in 1911, thanks to a $268 million... Read More

Built in 1923, this renowned Saint Germain des Près property next to Les Tuileries was remodeled in 1999. Over the years, it’s... Read More

Located two blocks from the Arc de Triomphe in the heart of aristocratic Paris, this old-world, 83-room palace hotel has remained in the same family... Read More

The historic Hôtel Regina opened for the 1900 World’s Fair in a building constructed on the royal riding stables of the Louvre Palace. The... Read More

Located between the Saint Germain des Prés area and Latin Quarter in Paris, the Hôtel Résidence des Arts offers guests access to a... Read More

Formerly Le Don Juan cabaret, the Hôtel Royal Fromentin is located in the Montmartre red light district. The hotel evokes the Paris of the 1930... Read More

Sheltered behind the famous Avenue Montaigne, this family-owned three-story mansion excels at personalized service. Opened in 1923, the Hôtel San... Read More

Decorated by Philippe Starck–trained Christophe Pillet, the new, 27-chambre Hotel Sezz is phonetically named after the 16th Arrondissement it... Read More

Located in the Latin Quarter, the Hôtel Saint-Jacques is less than five minutes from several Paris landmarks, including the Sorbonne and Notre... Read More

One of the more affordable hotels in St.-Tropez, “Le Sube” is situated directly on the Vieux Port above the Café de Paris. The... Read More

The hotel is set in an 18th-century town house on a quiet side street in the heart of the First Arrondissement. On the Right Bank, blocks from the... Read More

Located between the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides, this building hosts a busy, downstairs brasserie and upstairs fine-dining restaurant by Jean... Read More

The historic Hôtel Verneuil is housed in a 17th-century building in Paris’s Saint Germain des Prés district. Guests of the hotel... Read More

The Hôtel Victoires Opera is situated on Paris’s pedestrian-friendly Rue Montorgueil, near the city’s top attractions, including the... Read More

Check into this 16-room converted convent. Read More

This former bottling plant has a classic bistro with an extensive wine list from the region’s best vineyards—including 30 organic vintages.... Read More

Ten minutes up the road from Laguiole, a mountainous town in the sparsely populated département of Aveyron, is Hotel-Restaurant Bras, a large,... Read More

Reserve months in advance. Read More

A 12th-century château with 30 dreamy rooms, some with balconies over the gardens, others looking out over the Millau Viaduct. Read More

Built around 1850 by famed city planner Baron Georges Haussman, this seven-story boutique hotel just a short walk from the Place de la Madeleine unites... Read More

Ibis Paris Porte de Clichy Centre is known as a comfortable and convenient hotel mostly for business travelers on a modest budget. Located on the... Read More

For all its refinement and pedigree, the latest hotel to arrive on the Avenue Marceau, in the Eighth Arrondissement, is not at all uptight. Take the... Read More

Despite being in downtown Nîmes, jardins secrets feels like a romantic rural refuge, with 14 guest rooms and a small swimming pool shaded by... Read More

The 159-room Hôtel Lotti sits between the Place Vendôme and the Tuileries Gardens in Paris. Each guest room and suite is outfitted with... Read More

Paris' first explicitly "gay-friendly" hotel is romantic for straight couples, too. Located in the heart of the Marais, just 23 slick and modern rooms... Read More

It’s no surprise that the Kube, in Paris’s up-and-coming La Goutte d’Or neighborhood, fully celebrates the cube, ”the most... Read More

Historically, provincial maisons d’hôtes are a lot of things—deliciously louche, impossibly cute, poignantly decrepit—but rarely... Read More

A white gabled façade with a tall stained-glass window marks the entrance to this unusual boutique hotel,  ... Read More

The renovated château has a swimming pool and serves a delightful dinner. Read More

Small and opulent (when Oscar Wilde died here in 1900, legend has it that his final words were, “I am dying beyond my means”), L’H... Read More

Built as part of a St.-Martin-de-Ré shipyard in the 16th century, the Toiras is the kind of property that gives Relais & Châteaux a... Read More

Three former residences in Provençal style (tile floors; arched stone ceilings), 2 swimming pools, an organic kitchen garden, and a stellar... Read More

The Citadelle, poised on a cliff edge 130 feet above the Atlantic, is now a surprising hotel, the mâchicoulis serving as terraces lead off many of... Read More

Even legendary French chefs with Michelin three-starred restaurants nurture pastoral dreams. “Don’t expect Relais & Châteaux&mdash... Read More

Spend the night, or just dine at the on-site restaurant, which has paintings by Calder, Klee, and Miró. Read More

Professionals, grandmothers, and farmers in clay-caked boots crowding together under the slate-gray beams. The waiters emerge from the kitchen bearing... Read More

French wine magnate Bernard Magrez and celebrated chef Joël Robuchon spared no expense revitalizing this 19th-century mansion: the dining rooms are... Read More

Built in the 12th century as a Benedictine priory, the hotel is now a six-room oenophile’s getaway. The focus may be on wine (co-owner Philip... Read More

This cool little upstart bed-and-breakfast combines colorful contemporary interior design with family-style service and rooms for under $300. Read More

Originally built as a wine exchange in 1609, the inn has 18 cozy rooms with exposed wooden beams and flat-screen TV’s. The owners, Marc and Carmen... Read More

The 18th-century maison de village, just a few miles from the ... Read More

This luxe, 61-room hotel in the heart of Avignon is set in a 700-year-old grand palace—once a cardinal's residence—adjacent to the Palais... Read More

A single story of smooth whitewashed stucco erected around a courtyard paved with loose stones, La Quinta hews freely (very freely) to a traditional... Read More

French entrepreneur Michel Reybier is responsible for the sumptuous La Réserve Hotel and Apartments, which boasts more suites than rooms for an... Read More

In the land of billionaires and beautiful people, it’s easy to wilt trying to keep up. Fortunately there’s La Réserve Ramatuelle, a... Read More

The property boasts an infinity pool overlooking the Calvi coastline. Read More

Located a stone's throw from the French president's mansion, the Bristol offers up five-star elegance in spacious rooms and suites, decorated with Louis... Read More

The principal structure is an exceptional example of colloquial perigourdin architecture, with a façade of limestone blocks in a deep, drenched... Read More

This sumptuous Belle Époque original was built in 1897 with half-moon balconies and caryatid columns and then refurbished in 2001 as the city... Read More

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For those looking for a break from the typical 19th century Parisian architecture, Le Cinq Codet is a modern hotel constructed in a building from the... Read More

Nestled on the corner of Canal St Martin is this eco-friendly outpost outfitted with iPads in every room and modern Danish furnishings. We love it for... Read More

Fashion designer Catherine Painvin fled Paris for the Himalayas and finally ended up in Aubrac. The inn, with only six rooms—each more eccentric... Read More

These two hotels are interconnecting parts of the same maison d'hôtes. Both sit directly on the port in St.-Martin-de-Ré along with the... Read More

A five-room inn with Modern art and an enormous collection of books, housed in a 17th-century convent. Read More

A monument to the endearingly loopy vision of pastis magnate Paul Ricard (who built it in 1962), the 19-room Le Delos was recently reimagined by British... Read More

This countryside property comprises two luxurious suites and a self-contained cottage; service is impressively intimate, from dial-up apple tarts to a... Read More

This high-design boutique hotel is surprisingly well priced considering its convenient location on a quiet side street close to the Place de la Ré... Read More

After buying Le Manoir de L’Etang from the family who had owned it for more than 50 years, Camilla Richards gave it a modern update, filling the... Read More

When food editor Orlando Murrin and his partner, Peter Steggall, first visited the Tarn, outside Toulouse, they fell in love with the landscape and... Read More

Built in 1972 by Air France, Le Méridien Étoile is a 1,025-room business hotel near Porte Maillot, La Defense, and directly opposite... Read More

Facing the pristine Tuileries Gardens in the heart of Paris, Le Meurice is one of the most luxurious hotels in the city, and ranked as one of the most... Read More

Before there was William and Kate or even Charles and Di, there was the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, who were the media sensation of their day. Re... Read More

With 62 rooms, two pools, and a spa, Le Parc enshrines a certain idea of taste and comfort you may have to be French, middle-class, and from someplace... Read More

A 17th-century five-bedroom hunting lodge with pool, guesthouse, and a caretaker, on 650 acres in Provence's Luberon. Read More

Housed in an 18th-century mansion on Place des Voges, Le Pavillon de la Reine hotel has a vine-covered façade and a shaded inner courtyard... Read More

Once a grand hotel in 1908 and having played important roles during the World Wars, the Peninsula has been entirely renovated, and reopened in 2014. It... Read More

A five-room B&B on the edge of town. Read More

Le Relais St.-Honoré has an enviable location along Paris’ most famed fashion street and near Le Louvre and Les Tuileries in the 1è... Read More

An institution since 1898, the lavish, opulent Ritz—near the Louvre museum and Tuileries gardens—has maintained its stature as one of Paris's leading... Read More

Built in 1928, this unapologetically luxe hotel was closed for two years then reopened in October 2010 after a monumental transformation by Philippe... Read More

A new design hotel in the Latin Quarter, Le Select offers 65 sleek rooms and suites, which play up modern amenities and light wood tones against the... Read More

Michael Portos's increasingly lauded hotel restaurant serves reconstituted sunny-side-up egg with baby clams. Booking a room without booking a table at... Read More

Hedonists and oenophiles rejoice: French vinotherapy brand Caudalíe has recently opened a spa in the 19th-century hotel Les Étangs de... Read More

Ever since Brigitte Bardot vacationed on these shores, St.-Tropez has been the French Riviera’s most glamorous destination. But for guests on less... Read More

Near the fortified port town of Concarneau, the Les Sables Blancs presides over an unspoiled strip of sand. The hotel opened less than a year ago, and... Read More

To mark its 10th anniversary, the renowned French hotel and spa commissioned the avant-garde fashion house Maison Martin Margiela to revamp its stand... Read More

Cédric Béchade, 32, onetime protégé of Alain Ducasse and chef commis at the Hôtel de Crillon, is now proprietor of... Read More

This apartment hotel in the 17th Arrondissement features two separate apartments, the Bonaparte and the Joséphine, both furnished by fashion... Read More

Fashion designer Stella Cadente transformed a private mansion an hour from Paris into a stylish B&B with nary a doily or floral duvet in sight. Five... Read More

This five star hotel on chic rue Saint Honoré features 138 rooms and 39 suites decorated with mostly white, contemporary furnishings splashed with... Read More

French style by way of L.A., with a dash of baroque detail, defines this 1906 building, where photos of Hollywood and fashion types are matched with... Read More

Folded into a stolid 19th-century building on a hectic Haussmann thoroughfare, the 51-room “resort” offers itself up as a hipper-than-thou,... Read More

At the Zen-inspired property, 15 suites give onto a terraced garden overlooking the Mediterranean. To reach the nearby beach, hop on one of the hotel's... Read More

High in the hills of Auvergne, a five-hour drive south of Paris, the property isn’t for those seeking high-tech amenities or over-the-top service.... Read More

Ideal for a romantic getaway, this single-suite hotel contains five over-the-top rooms featuring everything from a private dance floor to a... Read More

In the 1980's the famous Byblos hotel, in St.-Tropez, expanded in Courchevel with the opening of Byblos des Neiges, now the Palace des Neiges. The... Read More

This palatial hotel with sexy interiors—a daring design departure from its more traditional neighbors—is just off the Place Vendôme. In addition to... Read More

Like the property in the similarly titled 1994 book Hotel Pastis (whose author, Peter Mayle, drops by on occasion), Pastis’s owners are... Read More

Voltaire once wrote, “God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” Paris’s 2010-opened... Read More

Two architects transformed a medieval priory into a vast garden, complete with pear and cherry orchards, using period tapestries as inspiration. It... Read More

Since 1928, this iconic Art Deco hotel has been synonymous with elegance, with 44 suites and 115 rooms along prestigious Avenue Georges V. Furnishings... Read More

This elegant new boutique hotel facing the Place de Mexico offers a location convenient to the Eiffel Tower. Each of the 38 rooms and 10 suites are... Read More

For its renovation of the 232-year-old historic palace across from the National Opera, Regent tapped Jacques Garcia to revamp the 250 rooms. The whole... Read More

Located in St.-Germain-des-Prés, Relais Christine is a small boutique hotel just two blocks from the Seine. Built on the remains of a 13th... Read More

Set in a 17th-century house, this hotel run by Yves and Claudine Camdeborde offers just 20 rooms. A five-minute walk from Saint-Germain-des-Près... Read More

A private garden with towering potted trees and rare species of plants serves as the centerpiece for this five-star hotel in the central part of the... Read More

Built in 1892 on the city’s first hot air balloon launch field, this Neoclassical château was transformed into a luxury hotel in 1990.... Read More

A cluster of 37 Modernist villas and suites designed by Philippe Starck protégé Christophe Pillet. Read More

An eclectic gem, the 2010 addition to the Shangri-La brand was originally built for Prince Roland Bonaparte, Napoleon’s grandnephew, who took up... Read More

The five-star Sofitel Le Faubourg is discreetly located next to the embassy and within walking distance of Musee d’Orsay and Palas Royal in... Read More

Paris hotels are famous for charging luxury-hotel rates for tiny rooms best described as shabby-genteel. Not so the Sofitel Paris La Defense, with a... Read More

Modern style meets the 18th century, mingling soft pastel tones with lots of natural light in many of the 147 rooms and 36 suites at the Sofitel Paris... Read More

Not strictly a hotel, but a new-generation hostel, this UK import is the city’s only purpose built hostel, with all the comfort and modernity that you... Read More

This property, formerly a Four Seasons Resort, came under new management in 2012. Read More

The Hôtel Montalembert is located in the Saint Germain des Prés area of Paris, near the Musée du Louvre and the Musée d&rsquo... Read More

An institution since 1898, the lavish, opulent Ritz—near the Louvre museum and Tuileries gardens—has maintained its stature as one of Paris... Read More

Located on a quiet block in the Latin Quarter, this funky lodge’s ultramodern flair is obvious the instant you enter the lobby: 3-D bubbles float... Read More

The Westin Paris - Vendôme has hosted royalty from yesteryear (Empress Eugénie and her husband Napoleon III) and today (Monaco’s... Read More

It's the only hotel worth anything, though hotel is a big word for what is really just an eight-room guesthouse. Open the windows to hear the sounds of... Read More

The majestic 1910 hotel—which recently underwent a $30-million renovation—has grand public spaces and stately rooms filled with Louis XVI... Read More

Check into this Art Deco villa turned hotel run by two Flemish brothers who welcome guests like old friends. Its pool and gardens are just 130 feet from... Read More

Once the private residence of literary great James Joyce, Victoria Palace Hotel is located in the sixth arrondissement within proximity of the Louvre... Read More

Traditional 18th-century residence surrounded by fragrant Florentine gardens and a pool, a five-minute walk from downtown Aix-en-Provence. The 22 rooms... Read More

After their Le Cavendish relaunch, Guy and Christine Welter transformed this lovely 1884 villa in central Cannes into 11 beautifully appointed apartment... Read More

This half-timbered Basque hotel has eight suites done up in crimson and cobalt blue. All of the rooms look out on the wide caramel-sand beach, which is... Read More

A relative newcomer to Paris, the W Hotel mixes funky design with classic Haussmannian backdrops in this 1870s building, bringing a touch of New York... Read More

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