Looking to add extra romantic appeal to your stay in Paris? We offer our edit of the best hotels in Paris near the Eiffel Tower – whether you want to be within walking distance of the iconic monument or be able to view it from your room, these are the hotels to take a look at
Once the private mansion of Roland Bonaparte, a descendent of Napoleon, the Shangri-La Hotel is now one of the finest in Paris. This grand hotel is effortlessly romantic. Located in the 16th arrondissement, it offers views directly across to the Eiffel Tower. Book the Suite Shangri-La on the seventh floor at the top of the historic building and enjoy a 100-square-metre private terrace – an ideal extra romantic touch.
Shangri-La Hotel, 10 avenue d’Iéna, 75116 Paris, +33 (0)1 5367 1998
Le Cinq Codet
Paris’s Left Bank is an ideal location for those who wish to be close to the Eiffel Tower and also discover the city’s classic French artisanal lifestyle. Le Cinq Codet’s sleek, stylish hotel rooms offer a peaceful retreat in the seventh arrondissement, housed in a former telephone exchange. Four of the the hotel’s impressive suites have substantial terraces with views of Les Invalides, the Eiffel Tower – or both.
Le Cinq Codet, 5 rue Louis Codet, 75007 Paris, +33 (0)1 5385 1560
Hôtel La Bourdonnais
Just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides, La Bourdonnais is a chic four-star boutique hotel, ideal for those wanting to be close to the city’s top attractions while enjoying a dose of luxury. The hotel’s timeless décor is chic, calm and cosy. The top Gloster cocktail bar and a peaceful library, along with all modern amenities, make this a comfortable stay, while accommodating staff and sleek bedrooms make this an ideal base for exploring the capital’s gems.
Hôtel La Bourdonnais, 111-113 avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, +33 (0)1 4705 4542
Hôtel du Champ de Mars
Ideally situated at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, the Hôtel du Champ de Mars is a great option for those seeking to enjoy an affordable stay in Paris but not wanting to compromise on location and style. The 25-room hotel is located in the seventh arrondissement, so Les Invalides and the place de la Concorde are just minutes away, as are the peaceful gardens of the Champs de Mars. The rooms are beautifully decorated with all the modern amenities – those wanting something that extra bit special should consider the superior double room that offers views of the top of the Eiffel Tower.
Hôtel du Champ de Mars, 7 rue du Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris, +33 (0)1 4551 5230
Hôtel Plaza Athénée
Located on the famous avenue Montaigne shopping street, the Hôtel Plaza Athénée is one of the most luxurious hotels in Paris. Built in 1913, the hotel has retained its opulent décor – many of Paris’s fashion elite choose to stay here to enjoy the unrivalled service and top shopping location. Around 20 minutes’ walk from the Eiffel Tower, it is the perfect base from which to explore the city’s greatest landmark. Those who don’t want to leave the lavish confines of their room should opt for a suite that commands a view of the tower.
Hôtel Plaza Athénée, 25 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris, +33 (0)1 5367 6665