From opulent palaces to sleek and modern spaces, these hotels all have one thing in common, a priceless view of the famous Eiffel Tower.
An epicenter of fashion, food, and culture, this iconic city needs little introduction. Every year hundreds of millions of people flock to this city to bask in its magic. Within the Parisian streets, the coffees taste more exotic, the croissants are flakier, and the cobblestone streets seem more charming. Always a top destination for any eager traveler, Paris holds a pull that few can resist.
Eating in Paris is not about filling the stomach. Each meal is an experience that delights the senses as food turns into works of art. History is steeped into the very cobblestones of the streets with museums lining every corner. Storefronts compete with each other to showcase the current clothing trend, only to change the very next day because fashion is constantly redefined in Paris. With its myriad of wonders, there is something that appeals to every traveler. And rising above it all, a crown upon its city, is the Eiffel Tower.
Began in 1887 and completed in 1889, this iron tower is the most recognizable landmark in all of Paris. Reaching above the rest of the buildings, the Eiffel Tower is the tallest structure in Paris boasting a height of 1,063 feet. It is little wonder that this landmark tops every tourist’s list. However, why stop at just visiting the tower briefly? Why not open your eyes to it every morning? Here is a list of 20 hotels where you’ll feel like you can touch the Eiffel Tower.
20 Hotel Le Walt
Walking into this four-starred hotel is like strolling through the corridors of the Louvre. With a theme of the “Art of Painting,” art lovers will adore this place. Classical oils and watercolors hang from every wall, and every direction colors the eyes with dazzling shades.
The residence is located just steps from the Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, and Les Invalides. It offers a second-to-none location to whoever adores the arts and romantic strolls.
Like so many other hotels, Le Walt sits within easy reach to many of the city’s museums, such as Le Musée Rodin, L’Hôtel National des Invalides, Le Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine or Le Musée du quai Branly. Ambassadors Mademoiselle Inwood and Monsieur Inwood update guests daily on new showings and favorite spots to visit. Each room of Le Walt is designed to showcase replicas of the most famous classical paintings. Each color and lamp is carefully chosen to compliment the art piece. Of course, one of the best rooms is the Eiffel Tower View room. Guests can enjoy their view with their complimentary minibar and Hermès toiletries. Surrounded by art, culture, and a view of the iconic Eiffel Tower, this hotel allows guests to experience the best of Paris.
19 Chambiges Elysees Hotel
The Chambiges Elysees Hotel is nestled in Paris’ 8th arrondissement, also known as the Golden Triangle. The luxurious neighborhood is framed by three of Paris’ most famous boulevards, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Avenue George, and the Avenue Montaigne. With a décor of rich red velvet and marble floors, the hotel fits right into the upper-crust neighborhood.
The four-star hotel has 34 rooms and is just a few steps away from the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Champs-Elysees’ theater. Amenities in this hotel include free Wi-Fi, laundry, a complimentary breakfast buffet, and a 24-hour concierge. When booking this hotel, definitely look into getting a room with one of the charming terraces overlooking the neighborhood and a view of the Eiffel Tower.
In the enclosed courtyard, guests are able to enjoy a cup of coffee in a private garden away from the busy streets. Additionally, guests can also enjoy the hotel’s full bar and lounge. During the day, guests can easily walk to the Eiffel Tower and surrounding landmarks. The neighborhood is also lined with high-end boutiques and fashion houses for the shopaholics. The Champbiges Elysees Hotel is ideal for leisure travelers or a romantic getaway for lovers.
18 Hotel Eiffel Seine
Bright and bold, the Hotel Eiffel Seine is surrounded by fashion, couture, and art. Located in the West of Paris, the hotel sits upon the Seine offering a gorgeous view of the romantic city.
A short three-minute walk away from the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero, this hotel is in an ideal location.
Inspired by natural forms and structures, the hotel follows the Art Nouveau style. The sofas in the lounge echo the curved lines of plants and flowers that defined this movement all while looking into an actual interior garden. The hotel’s walls and corridors are ornamented with Gustav Klimt’s paintings, a prominent painter during the height of the Art Nouveau movement, and the hotel is minutes away from several art museums. With the Musée du quai Branly, Musée d’Orsay, and the Louvre, just short distances away, this hotel is ideal for the art enthusiast.
The hotel also offers excellent amenities, including a 24/7 fitness room, free Wi-Fi, and an honesty bar, where guests can serve their own drinks. Visitors can also enjoy a complimentary Parisian breakfast in the main dining room, served on the hotel’s patio, or relax and have a continental breakfast brought to their room.
17 Hotel Eiffel Trocadero
The Hotel Eiffel Trocadero, located in the 16th district of Paris fulfills every romantics’ idea of classic Paris. True to its name, the hotel offers stunning views of the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero gardens from its picturesque rooms. Each room is exquisitely decorated to pamper the senses, from soothing lavender walls to whirlpool baths and turbojet showers.
The Eiffel Suite, located on the sixth floor of this hotel, is styled after the tower itself. Using similar materials and decorative elements, guests can feel as if they are living in the tower. A four-person suite with an ensuite, and a two-person whirlpool bath, this room offers incredible views of the tower.
Guests can enjoy many famous museums such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Clemenceau, and the Balzac, all just a short distance away. In addition, there are several lesser-known museums that offer a treasure of sights such as the Wine Museum located in a Middle-Age cellar, the Fashion Museum at Palais Galliéra, and the Marmottan-Monet Museum.
With a staff of friendly and eager people, every worry is taken care of with care. From hiring babysitters, to private transportation to any area the guests wish to visit, this hotel has thought of everything.
16 The Westin Paris-Vendôme
Directly in the center of the city and situated in Paris’ first arrondissement, the Westin Paris-Vendôme is a top choice for any visitor. The hotel is minutes away from over 13 famous sites, including the Eiffel Tower and the Tuileries Garden. With its gilded walls, sparkling chandeliers, and majestic ballrooms, every guest at the Westin Paris-Vendôme feels like royalty.
Guests can enjoy a fully outfitted fitness room that is open 27/7 with a unique benefit of borrowing New Balance shoes and athletic wear for a nominal fee. If visitors are interested in running, the hotel provides running maps and greets the athlete back with water and fresh towels.
After working out, guests can take advantage of the hotel’s spa, Six Senses. Using local craftsmanship that incorporates elements of sky and earth, the natural wood creates a soothing setting. The spa offers deluxe packages for “Moms-to-Be” and also “After Baby” care that will nourish the body.
If guests are looking for a bite to eat, the Tuileries Bar offers snacks throughout the day, including a lunch menu. The hotel also offers outdoor dining at La Terrasse on its iconic terrace, and formal dining inside at Le First Restaurant.
15 Hotel Muguet
With three stars and rooms starting at below 200$, this hotel is ideal for those not wanting to break their bank. Situated in a quiet residential street on the Left Bank, Hotel Muguet offers elegant simplicity. The hotel is just a few blocks from Rue Cler, one of the most famous market streets in Paris. Visitors can shop like a local Parisian among the cafes, specialty shops, and bakeries. From cheese specialists to fishmongers, the cobblestone streets of this market are charmingly rustic.
With only 43 rooms, guests are assured privacy and peace. The view of the Eiffel Tower from some of the rooms is stunningly unobstructed. Each room is decorated in pale gleaming wood and rich colors. The hotel’s highlight feature is the glass-walled breakfast room. Guests can enjoy coffee while the city passes by them.
The property provides a continental breakfast with freshly baked bread either in the dining room or the guest’s room. The 24/7 concierge is always ready to suggest recommendations or help make reservations. There are plenty of sights to visit around the hotel. Such as Napoleon’s burial site at the Hôtel des Invalides or the Latin Quarter. Easy access to the metro also allows guests to go directly to sites such as the Louvre, Bastille, and Concorde.
14 Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
Sleek and modern, this hotel’s funky colors and décor make for a fun stay. Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel uses bright and bold colors to charge the rooms with energy. With glowing violet walls accented by plush white leather sofas, this hotel is clearly embracing Paris’ claim as the fashion capital.
The hotel is in a fantastic location settled in the 14th arrondissement. The Palais de Chaillot, Trocadero and Musee Du quai Branly are all located within walking distance. Nestled close to the Eiffel Tower, the hotel is also only a short walk away from the Seine.
The upper-floor Junior Suites offer fantastic views of the Eiffel Tower. Hotel amenities include Nespresso machines, opulent showers with rainfall showerheads, and a gym that has a view of the Eiffel Tower to keep you going.
If the weather is beautiful, guests can enjoy a meal on the terrace of the in-house restaurant Le Jardin. The gorgeous views accompanying the meals only makes the food taste better.
The residence is also ideal for business meetings and large parties with spacious conference rooms and dining areas. The staff is professional and friendly and are all ready to help make your stay pleasurable.
13 Le Meurice
This five-star hotel redefines the meaning of “opulence.” Each inch of the hotel is ornamented in silks and marble. Deserving the title of Palace Hotel, guests are taken directly back to Louis XVI’s presence within these halls. With hotel staff is always within calling distance, so guests barely have to lift a finger for attention. Each room and suite of the hotel is carefully designed with decadence being the theme. However, the hotel’s crowning jewel is most definitely its Belle Etoile Royal Suite.
The suite encompasses the entire seventh floor and comes with its own private butler and chef. Guests can enjoy a 360-degree view of the city of light from the comforts of their room or out on the private terrace overlooking the city.
The hotel also offers a two Michelin star restaurant, Restaurant le Meurice Alain Ducasse. The restaurant’s interior is inspired by Le Salon de la Paix at Château de Versailles, and the cuisine is the finest works of art. Sitting in a dining hall for royalty, guests can eat, drink, laugh, and enjoy the best view of Paris without moving an inch.
Truly one of Paris’ most lavish hotels, Le Meurice makes sure every individual experiences the full force of Parisian splendor.
12 Hôtel Le Parisis
Located in Paris’ 15th arrondissement, this hotel pays tribute to the city of light’s various accomplishments. The overall theme of the hotel follows the Art Deco style. Quintessentially Parisian, the Art Deco style exemplified a period when French Couture set an example to the rest of the world. The Bar offers a reinterpreted homage to the Paris World Fair in 1900 by using subtle lighting, dark wood, and antique mirrors. And the charming glass atrium lounge with a greenery wall celebrates Paris’ first elevated metro.
Placed in the center of the city, the hotel’s location provides very quick access to some of the city of light’s treasures such as the Champs de Mars, the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadero, Invalides Museum, Rodin Museum and the Quai Branly Museum.
The pet-friendly hotel offers 45 rooms, almost all with a view of the Eiffel Tower, in three categories with the Classic, Privilege, and the Junior Suite. The Junior Suite offers a panoramic view of Paris, including a view of the Eiffel Tower. Amenities include babysitting, a fitness room, and soundproof rooms. Guests are also able to enjoy a relaxing sauna (guest access only) after a long day of exploring.
11 Wilson-Opera Hotel
Although it is next to one of Paris’ largest terminus railroad stations, the Gare Saint-Lazare, the Wilson Opera Hotel still provides a peaceful and romantic getaway for travelers. Tucked between the Gare Saint-Lazare and the Champs-Élysées, there is no shortage of activities to interest the guests. Guests who enjoy shopping will find that there is no end to the plethora of shops around the hotel. Plus, theater lovers can enjoy the hotel’s short walk to the famous Palais Garnier.
The opera house is a 19th-century architectural masterpiece. Built by Charles Garnier in the late 1800s, it is one of the first opera houses that opened in Paris after Louis XIV introduced French opera. The building is still a functional opera house today. Visitors can appreciate the stunning design of the historic monument while also enjoying dance and opera performances.
However, the main draw of the Wilson-Opera hotel are its magnificent balconies. What better way to enjoy Paris than to sit on these balconies with a bottle of wine while watching the sunset on the horizon? To take every advantage of this hotel guests are highly recommended to request a balcony room.
10 La Comtesse
Literary lovers rejoice! There is little doubt that the romance of Paris was first captured in literature. Now, the newly built La Comtesse brings back to life the literary world that so many of us escaped to. The hotel draws its inspiration from the 18th century when women in high society would host literary salons. These modern women of their times would host gatherings of both prominent and up and coming writers, artists, and composers, to come together and share their ideas in captivating conversations. Behind the gilded doors of the salons, those women helped shape some of today’s most famous works of literature and art.
The hotel encourages guests to take advantage of the neo-boudoir inspired library café. Creating their own literary salon, guests can enjoy good books and conversations while looking at the Eiffel Tower and sampling various Parisian delicacies.
The La Comtesse also offers a steam bath for guests to use after working out in their 24/7 fitness room or after a full day of strolling through the bustling City. Due to the hotel’s V-shaped formation, this four-star hotel provides each of its 40 rooms and suite a unique view of the Eiffel Tower.
9 Hotel Montaigne
Named after the avenue it was built on, Hotel Montaigne sits among the fabulously glittering shops of high fashion. The area is known as the city’s focal point for luxury goods and all the great haute couture stores. Travelers can stroll along the boulevard visiting brands from Louis Vuitton, Prada, Chanel, Christian Dior, and more. Guests are also able to enjoy performances at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and the Théâtre du Rond-Point, or amble through the Champs-Elysées and down to the Arc de Triomphe. After visiting the theater, patronages can head to the hotel’s restaurant, L’Entracte. Recommended on their menu is the famous beef tartare that has drawn in celebrities, musicians, and actors.
Due to its proximity to the metro, bus, Eurostar and airport, this hotel is ideal for both business travelers and tourists.
Of course, being in such an ideal location, this five-star hotel offers a fantastic view of the Eiffel tower. Guests can see the iron tower perfectly framed by their bedroom windows or step out onto the terrace to view the Seine.
8 Shangri-La Hotel
If guests enter the Shangri-La Hotel and think they’ve mistakenly walked into a palace, they wouldn’t be wrong. This royal hotel was originally the home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte. With masterfully painted ceiling murals, gold leaf trimmings, and marble staircases, it feels as if the Prince will walk around the corner at any moment.
This luxury hotel boasts two Michelin star restaurants. Paying tribute to Napoleon’s favorite emblem, the bee, L'Abeille’s French cuisine has been awarded two Michelin stars. The second restaurant, Shang Palace, became the first Chinese restaurant in France to receive a Michelin star.
With its beautiful décor and stunning views, it is no wonder that the Shangri-La hotel is a popular space for weddings. The hotel even offers in-house wedding planners that will help plan the perfect event.
The hotel also includes a full-service spa located in what was originally Prince Roland Bonaparte’s stables. Also in the area is a fitness center and a pool. With an open-air terrace backlit by the Eiffel Tower, this hotel is the epitome of Parisian luxury.
7 Hôtel Splendid Etoile
Those that travel to Paris looking for that certain je ne sais quoi can find it here at the Splendid Etoile. With their marble bathrooms and gorgeous Fibonacci golden spiral inspired staircase, this hotel tops the list for many visitors.
Not only does this hotel have a front-row view of the Arc de Triomphe, but the Splendid Etoile also has a Privilege suite that offers an incredible view of the Eiffel Tower.The 18th century Haussmannian stone building was first acquired by Philippe Thomas who then passed the hotel onto his children. The rooms are decorated with curving headboards, soft colors, and plush upholstery. Since the hotel is located in the center of the business district, it makes for a popular place for conferences, business meetings, and seminars. However, the hotel’s elegant design and proximity to famous sites make it also ideal for those looking for a relaxing vacation.
Guests can also enjoy a breakfast feast under a delicate glass roof or fine dining at the hotel’s richly lit restaurant and bar, Le Pré Carré.
6 Hôtel San Régis
The Hôtel San Régis was first built in 1857 as the private home for Monsieur Edmond Petit. Set along the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, the home was in the heart of upper-class Paris. It wasn’t until 1923 that the house was transformed into a luxury hotel. Simon André Terrail, a restaurant proprietor, purchased the building and was determined to make it an epicenter of Parisian high society.
In 1984, the hotel was then bought by Elie George when he fell in love with the building. Under his care, the hotel underwent another renovation in 1985. Expertly chosen, the hotel is furnished in period pieces of Napoleon III, Louis XVI, and Chippendale, to name a few. Beyond just a simple hotel, the Hôtel San Régis preserves history alongside its goal of providing an unforgettable stay. Today, it is Sarah and Zeina George, daughters of Elie George, that continue to conserve this five-star hotel.
Aside from its rich history, this hotel is surrounded by the best that Paris has to offer. Guests can view the Eiffel Tower and the entire cityscape in all its glory on the private terraces of the Junior Suites.
The Avenue des Champs-Elysées is right outside the hotel and guests are just minutes away from various couture boutiques.
5 Peninsula Paris
The Peninsula hotel brand has made a name for itself for always creating the lushest experience all around the world. From bringing in guests via helicopter or driving them in the hotel’s personal Rolls-Royces, the Peninsula hotels have become something of an icon. Therefore, it is not surprising that the Peninsula Paris makes this list. Set in a prime location this hotel provides stunning views in every direction. From bedrooms to rooftop restaurants and open terraces, the Peninsula offers guests multiple views of the iconic Iron Lady.
This opulent five-star hotel has the most extensive luxury hotel spa, a hair beauty salon that focuses on treating the scalp along with styling the hair, and a perfect temperature indoor pool with not only one – but two Jacuzzis. Every need is met by the hotel’s helpful staff and iconic pages. With such fantastic amenities and city views guests are hard drawn to even leave the comfort of this spectacular hotel.
4 La Bourdonnais
When stepping into this hotel, guests are not met with the usual classic Parisian décor. Instead, inspired by Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais, a lieutenant in the French East India Company, this hotel is all warm wood, spices, and moody lighting.
The library is ornamented with exotic trinkets and books of faraway places. With its golden compasses, world maps, and parchment, guests are transported back to the Spice road. The hotel’s bar, the Gloster Bar, continues this exotic theme. Guests can enjoy tropical fruit cocktails mixed with heady rum expertly prepared by a skilled bartender, all while sitting among the leafy ferns of the jungle.
The very atmosphere of this hotel inspires wanderlust and adventure. However, guests are immediately reminded of where they are when they catch a glimpse out the window of this four-star hotel.
Located steps away from Paris’ crowning jewel, the Eiffel Tower looms through the window. A fun juxtaposition, this hotel is a favorite for adventurous travelers.
3 Adagio Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
This aparthotel is a fabulous option for those that want to enjoy all that Paris has to offer (including the Eiffel Tower) at an affordable price. The Adagio Paris Tour Eiffel offers a mix of both rooms and apartments. The apartments include a fully equipped kitchen and a dishwasher. Other amenities include a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a business corner. Just because this hotel isn’t adorned with 18th-century art doesn’t mean it comprises on a perfect view of the beloved Eiffel Tower.
Surrounded by restaurants and shops, this hotel is close to the Statue of Liberty (which many do not realize is also in Paris) and the Rue de Grenelle market that local Parisians like to flock to every Wednesday and Sunday. A superb location with a fantastic view at an affordable price, this hotel is a great deal. Who wouldn't want to book a room here?
2 Hotel Regina
This hotel may look a little familiar to some guests as they walk it. Since 1980, several movies have been filmed at this location, most notably, The Bourne Identity starring Matt Damon. Before this grand hotel was built in 1900, it was a riding school where Kings Henry III, Henry IV, and Louis XII, all learned to horseback ride. The hotel was recently painstakingly renovated in 2015. However, each room still showcases the spender of the 18th century.
Guests staying at this hotel will be thrilled to find that they are living directly across the Louvre Museum while also overlooking the tranquil Tuileries Garden. These fabulous views also include the Eiffel Tower. Guests staying in the Eiffel Tower Suite with its soaring windows means that they can get views like no other.
With the Louvre on one side and the Opera Garnier a few streets down, this five-star hotel will please any eager-to-explore traveler. And once guests return from a long explorative day they can relax in English Bar, with its red velvet seats and engraved wooden ceilings.
1 Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel
The Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel might offer the best access to the Eiffel Tower. Located less than a mile from the structure, this hotel quite literally sits in the shadow of the tower. Renovated in 2014, the hotel boasts a sleek contemporary style and is outfitted with modern comforts. With 10 floors and over 400 rooms, this 4-star hotel has access to the Eiffel Tower that few places can beat.
The in-house restaurant, Frame, is headed by Missouri born and raised, Chef Andrew Wigger. It offers a unique blend of Californian cuisine melded with French flavors. After indulging in the Chef’s cereal inspired ice cream, guests can take a stroll around the Eiffel Tower, shop along the Arc de Triomphe, or head to the nearby metro station to access the rest of Paris.
The hotel offers free high-speed and wireless internet, valet parking, and a self-service business center. It also includes a fitness lounge outfitted with the latest machines and allows guests to work out to the view of Parisian life.