Hotels in France

The 159-room Hôtel Lotti sits between the Place Vendôme and the Tuileries Gardens in Paris. Each guest room and suite is outfitted with elegant furnishings and fabrics in shades of gold, brown, burgundy, and beige.

A medieval hamlet turned into a hotel in a 54-acre park high above the Aveyron River. Even the swimming pool has a fantastic view.

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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 fashion and showbiz A-listers.

Traditional 18th-century residence surrounded by fragrant Florentine gardens and a pool, a five-minute walk from downtown Aix-en-Provence. The 22 rooms are refined yet relaxed, with canopy beds and chinoiserie-style wallpaper.

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’Orsay.

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 deceiving, as this Relais & Chateaux property is set inside three tobacco barn-inspired wood buildings with huge picture windows.

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 good name.

This sumptuous Belle Époque original was built in 1897 with half-moon balconies and caryatid columns and then refurbished in 2001 as the city’s first four-star boutique hotel.

The Hôtel Victoires Opera is situated on Paris’s pedestrian-friendly Rue Montorgueil, near the city’s top attractions, including the Musée du Louvre and the Latin Quarter. The hotel features 24 guest rooms and 18 suites decorated in warm neutrals with accenting stripes.