[Photo:Le Royal Monceau]
 

Paris is one of the world's best cities for romance, filled with incredible landmarks, museums, restaurants and gardens. The hotels that made it onto our Top 10 Romantic Paris Hotels list are stunning properties known for their exceptional service and unique decor. Plan a long weekend getaway or a longer trip to get to know Paris while staying at a five star hotel. You may also like: Honeymoon in Paris: 6 Luxury Suites with a View of the Eiffel Tower.

Le Royal Monceau

Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris is a grand luxury hotel located in the heart of the city, offering a beautiful indoor pool and two Michelin-starred restaurants. Ask for one of the Deluxe Collection Rooms which offer unique decor inspired by the 1940's and 50's, featuring artwork from a private collection, a walk-in closet and mirror-lined bathroom. A television is hidden behind a mirror and an acoustic guitar in the room is a nice touch. If you want more space, book one of the Junior Suites or specialty suites. The Gallery Suite is perfect for art lovers, featuring unique art pieces, photography and custom furniture. There is a spacious living area and an executive work desk.

Michelin restaurants are rare, but a hotel with two Michelin-starred restaurants is even more unique. The property has a fabulous French restaurant and an equally incredible Italian restaurant, giving you a choice of two first-class dining venues. The Spa My Blend by Clarins offers a selection of European spa treatments, the largest indoor hotel pool in Paris and several relaxation rooms. Choose from a hammam, laconium room and sauna, or try all three. The spa can be accessed directly from every floor. Executive rooms start at 1,295 Euro per night, Junior suites from 1,595 Euro ((33) 1 42 99 88 00, website).

Mandarin Oriental, Paris

 

Proving that Paris is not just for couples on a romantic getaway, Mandarin Oriental introduced a series a child-friendly amenities making children feel at home. There is a dedicated Kids' ambassador and Kid's concierge to assist parents with planning their stay. On arrival, older children receive story books, crayons and video games. For babies, there are complimentary cots, plastic bathtubs, sterilisers, highchairs, play mats and bottle warmers. A full babysitting service can be arranged with a 24 hours' notice.

Guest rooms are modern with art deco details and Oriental touches. The 99 rooms and 39 suites are among the most spacious in town. When traveling with children, a suite can give you more flexibility during nap times. Suites are individually furnished and have beautiful picture windows overlooking the rooftops of the city. The hotel is home to one of the best suites in Paris. Whether you are planning the ultimate family trip or a romantic getaway, check into the stunning Royale Orientale with a rooftop terrace. There is the option to connect Premier Atelier and Cabochons suites, creating a lavish three-bedroom penthouse which is the largest in the city.

The Royale Orientale is decorated in chic contemporary style that utilizes the natural elements of lacquer, velvet and marble. The ground floor features a unique piece of art by Thierry Bisch depicting a cloud of butterflies. The most stunning feature is a spacious terrace with great views of rooftops and L'Opera. The bathroom has a steam shower and a stand-alone bathtub. There is a Round bathtub and walk-in shower, Double sink, Luxurious bathroom amenities by diptyque, Plush bathrobes by Frette, Silk kimonos and Japanese toilets.

High-tech amenities include Bang & Olufsen televisions and audio system, an iPad, Televisions in the bathroom, Fast, high quality bandwidth, both wired and wireless. Advanced, high definition digital content is available on demand, including the latest movies. The in-room interactive entertainment system allows integration of iPod or MP3. The Spa spans two floors and offers treatments combining ancient and contemporary techniques. Each of the seven spa suites has a private changing area, shower, steam room and treatment area. Three couples' suites have large mosaic vitality pools for two. Room rates start at 795 Euro per night (+33 (0)1 70 98 78 88, website).

Hotel Lancaster

Hotel Lancaster in an luxury getaway in the heart of the city, offering attentive service and classical decor. There are just 60 guest rooms and suites that surround a center courtyard with a garden patio. The 49 rooms and 11 luxury suites are located on 8 floors of the elegant mansion. Guest accommodations are decorated with traditional furniture, paintings and antiques. The property has a feel of a private residence, situated in a 19th-century mansion with a marble staircase, antique clocks and Louis XV & Louis XVI furniture. Luxury services include Clefs d'Or concierges, 24 hour room service, a DVD & CD library and a fitness center. Located just off the Champs Elysees in the 8th arrondissement, the property is near some of the best shopping, dining and historic attractions in the city. La Table du Lancaster restaurant serves elegant creations by 3 star Michelin Chef Michel Troisgros. Enjoy open-air dining in the courtyard during the summer season. Doubles start at € 470 per night (+33-1-40-764076, hotel-lancaster.com).

Hotel Montalembert

Hotel Montalembert is located in the center of Paris, just off the Rue du Bac and Blvd. St. Germain. The property is within walking distance of the Louvre, art galleries and designer shops. Some of the guest rooms are decorated with a combination of antiques and contemporary furnishings, while others are distinctly contemporary. Guests gather at the cafe-bar, in the library and on the new outdoor dining terrace from which one can observe Parisian life. There are 48 rooms and 8 suites, each decorated in their unique way with contemporary lighting, photographs and engravings. The bathrooms have deep bathtubs and Cascais marble floors. There are two phone lines, fax and internet access. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating and is a popular gathering spot for lunch and dinner. Standard room rates start at Euro 304 (+33-1-45-496-868, website).

Plaza Athenee

If you are looking for a hotel with amazing views of Parisian landmarks which frequently hosts celebrity guests, check into the Plaza Athenee. This romantic getaway is located on the prestigious Avenue Montaigne. The hotel is 100 years old and has been completely renovated to offer travelers the highest luxury and comforts. Bar du Plaza Athenee is divided into two areas - one seating area is arranged around the long illuminated bar made entirely of glass, and the other in leather club chairs with large paintings and frames serving as seats. >There is an elegant fitness center with Cuban mahogany paneling and a choice of workout equipment. A personal trainer is available to guests for bodybuilding, cardio, music gym-boxing, stretching and yoga. The fitness center also offers massage and Shiatsu treatments.

There are 146 spacious rooms and 45 suites decorated in Louis XVI and Regency style. There are also two floors decorated in Art Deco style. The hotel rooms have internet access, two telephone lines and a separate bath and shower. A pillow menu allows guests to choose feather, foam or ergonomic style pillows. Hypo allergenic linen and non-smoking rooms are available to guests who suffer from allergies. The rooms overlook Avenue Montaigne, the garden or the Eiffel Tower. Ask for one of the rooms with a view of the famous Eiffel Tower for the most amazing views of the city. Restaurant Plaza Athenee by Chef Alain Ducasse is one of the best in town. La Cour Jardin serves lunch and dinner in a charming courtyard setting. The hotel is a great location for a romantic getaway, whether you like to visit historic sights or go shopping. The property is about 40 minutes by car from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 20 minutes from the Eurostar train station. Doubles from Euro 605 (+33-1-5367-6665, website).

Hotel Raphael

Hotel Raphael Paris is a luxury getaway located near the Champs-Elysees and the Triumph Arch on the Kleber Avenue. Vacationers have easy access to some of the top fashion stores and famous museums. 83 guest rooms and suites feature luxury French decor, twice daily maid service including evening turndown service, 24-hour room service, WiFi and other luxury amenities. Book one of the unique suites, including the State Suite with three inteconnecting rooms, four bathrooms with balneo-therapy. The Raphael Suite on the upper floors has beautiful roof terraces with a giant marble chessboard, attributed to Leonard Tauber, the founder of the Chess Club of France. The restaurant is decorated with paintings inspired by Hubert Robert's works and crystal chandeliers. The rooftop garden features a magnificent 360 degree panoramic view. Room rates start at 535 Euro per night (+33 1 53 64 32 00, website).

Four Seasons George V

Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris is located just steps from the Champs-Elysees. Guest rooms feature private terraces with incredible city views, 18th-century tapestries and five star service. The hotel has a beautiful spa which offers an array of treatments. A visit to the luxury spa is a must. Before your treatment, relax in the saunas and whirlpools, and swim in the pool surrounded by trompe l'oeil gardens. For the ultimate indulgence, book the private VIP room, featuring a whirlpool, sauna, steam bath, two massage beds and a relaxation room with three lounge chairs. There are several dining options, including Le Cinq, a two Michelin star restaurant. Nightly rates start at 750 Euro.

Couples enjoy attention to detail, central location near famous attractions and relaxing treatments at the hotel spa. On your romantic honeymoon, book the private VIP room at the spa which has its own whirlpool, sauna, steam bath and a relaxation room. Dine at the two Michelin star Le Cinq restaurant, sampling delicious French cuisine. Stay in one of the luxury rooms or suites with a private terrace overlooking the city (website).

Hotel de Crillon

Hotel de Crillon is currently undergoing renovations and will reopen in 2015. This luxury romantic getaway is centrally located on the famous Place de la Concorde. Situated in an 18th century Louis XV palace, this unique property has attracted famous guests, including Sir Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, Elizabeth Taylor, Jennifer Lopez and Madonna, since it opened its doors in 1907. The property is within walking distance of famous Parisian attractions, such as Champs Elysees, the Avenue Montaigne, the Louvre and the Tuileries Gardens. Guests can enjoy the luxurious boutiques of the Faubourg St.-Honore, just steps away. There is a private fitness center and the Gurlein beauty institute with massage and treatment rooms where you can relax and rejuvenate in a soothing setting.

There are 95 guest rooms and 52 suites which have been maintained in the Louis XV style. All rooms have a seating area and feature views of the American Embassy, Boissy d'Anglas or the two inner courtyards. Restaurant Les Ambassadeurs is the hotel's signature restaurant serving gourmet French cuisine. Restaurant L'Obelisque is popular with fashionable Parisians for informal dining. Guests can also dine in the Winter Garden Tea Room, Crillon Bar, or order room service. The property is centrally located on Place de la Concorde, one block from the boutique shops of Rue du Faubourg St-Honore. Paris is the most beautiful in the spring and fall. Charles de Gaulle airport is about 40 minutes from the hotel. The city is also well connected by rail with other major European cities. Doubles start from Euro 550 (800-888-4747, +33(0)1-44-711-501, website).

W Paris - Opera

Located in a historic building in the center of the city, W Paris - Opera is near some of the best shopping, restaurants, museums and opera houses. This is the first W hotel to open in France. There are 91 guestrooms and suites with custom made furnishings and the signature W bed. Ask for one of the "Spectacular" rooms with scenic views of the Opera Garnier. Each room is equipped with an Ipod docking station, Rainforest shower, Signature W bed and a 40-inch TV. Wow suite and the Extreme Wow suite are the most luxurious, offering scenic city views and spacious layouts. Each suite has a white marble bathroom, perfect for an indulgent bath.

Arola Restaurant serves dishes by the renowned Spanish two Michelin-starred Chef Arola. W Lounge serves signature cocktails and creative dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Work out at the Sweat Fitness Center 24-hours a day. Choose from treadmills, stationary bikes, free weights and personal training sessions available on request. Rates at the hotel start from 259 Euro per night (wparisopera.com).

Le Meurice

Le Meurice offers luxury rooms and suites close to many popular attractions.

Hotel de La Tremoille

Hotel de La Tremoille is a luxury getaway in the 8th arrondissement, near the Champs-Elysees and avenue Montaigne. The property offers its guests attentive service, a 24-hour concierge and 24-hour room service. The hotel goes a step above what's expected to ensure their guests' privacy; each room is equipped with a butler closet allowing meals and laundry to be delivered through the closet without disturbing the guests. The hotel is decorated in a contemporary style while preserving historic architecture, such as the building facade, the grand staircase in the lobby and marble fireplaces in some suites.

The fitness center offers a range of exercise machines, a sauna and a hydro-jet shower. Guests can book a number of spa and salon services, such as massage, facials, jet lag recovery, Caycedian sophrology, reflexology and manicures. There are 93 high-tech rooms and suites decorated with designer furniture, creative light fixtures and different color themes. Ask for one of the rooms with a private balcony on a high floor. Senso restaurant is elegant and intimate, serving seasonal French cuisine. Rooms start at € 410 per night (33-1-5652-14 00, website).

Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome

Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome is a luxury city spa getaway with a contemporary design, a spa and central location near the Place Vendome and the Place de la Concorde in Paris. The spa has three treatment rooms, separate facilities for women and men with steam rooms and saunas, and a gym. There are 178 guest rooms and suites featuring mahogany wood, French limestone, custom furniture and a Bang & Olufsen entertainment system. Guest rooms offer high speed internet access, separate bath and showers, separate toilets, walk-in closets and work desks. Dine at Les Orchidees restaurant, featuring a large glass conservatory, a grand see-through fireplace and gilded ceilings. At Le Grill, guests can watch their meal being prepared in the contemporary show kitchen. When the weather is warm, outdoor seating is available at La Terrasse restaurant. Doubles start at € 480, depending on when you go (+33-1-5871-1234, website).

Hyatt Regency Paris - Madeleine

Located on the Boulevard Malesherbes, the Hyatt Regency Paris - Madeleine is a stylish luxury getaway with a fitness center, a spa and two restaurants. The property is near the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees and fashionable shopping on Rue du Faubourg St Honore. If you are in town on business, take advantage of the 24-hour Business Center with high-speed Internet access, a work station, faxing, photocopying, printing and full secretarial support available on request. There are 86 luxurious rooms, including three Regency Suites and one Presidential Suite. Ask for a suite with a view of the famous Eiffel Tower. The two restaurant, Cafe M and La Chinoiserie, serve contemporary French and international cuisine. Doubles from € 320, depending on the season (+33-1-5527-1234, website).

 

Paris Deals, Packages & Ideas

From ultra luxury to affordable, these romantic packages and specials in Paris offer perks designed especially for couples. Stay in the city center near great shopping, art galleries, museums and top restaurants. Many of these hotels offer spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower and other Parisian landmarks. Receive a relaxing massage at the spa, have a romantic candlelight dinner and enjoy the views from your room or suite.

The spa package at is for couples who like to get pampered together. It starts at 1,035 Euro per night and includes daily breakfast at the Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee restaurant, 2 one-hour Dior Institut treatments per stay, and a room upgrade if available at the time of check-in. Click here for more great spa packages.

A stylish getaway in the heart of Paris, Hotel Raphael is offering Louis XV and Louis XVI Style Rooms from 345 Euro per night. The hotel offers a bed and breakfast package which includes daily breakfast and tax. Ask for the B & B Special Offer when booking.

Hotel Lancaster is offering the Art and Culture Package from 480 Euro per night for two. The special includes Accommodation and buffet breakfast at the restaurant, 2 VIP tickets (priority access) per stay for the exhibition at the Petit-Palais Museum, a cocktail to savor at Le Bar du Lancaster where 3 original paintings from the Artist are displayed. Guests of the hotel also receive free Internet access and a complimentary chauffeur - driven car available from 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm every day.

Check into the luxury Mandarin Oriental, Paris and ask for the Suite Temptations vacation package deal. The special includes a free 4th night, daily American breakfast, a 100 Euro spa credit, a VIP welcome amenity and complimentary internet access. The package deal starts at 1,237 Euro per night for the first three nights. The 4th night is free.

The Romance Package at the Four Seasons Hotel George V includes a 100 Euro spa credit, breakfast. You will also receive a bottle of champagne, flowers in your room and a candle. The Romance package at Le Meurice includes breakfast, champagne, roses, guide book, Upgrade, Late Check-Out at 4pm, and free access to sauna, hammam and fitness center. Rates start at 910 Euro.

If you are planning a longer romantic trip, consider the Four Nights for Three offer in a luxury suite. Since the fourth night is free, you save 1,600 Euro with this ultra luxury package. Four Nights for Three includes Suite accommodation: Executive Junior Suite, Superior Suite, Deluxe Suite, Executive Suite or Prestige Suite; and Complimentary access to the sauna, hammam & fitness center (excluding treatments). Rates for this luxury vacation package deal start at 1,600 Euro for an Executive Junior Suite.

If you are among those who like to plan their trip well ahead of time, take advantage of the Early Bird special at Hotel Montalembert and save up to 15%. Since the reservation has to be fully prepaid, be sure that you can make the trip. Designed for couples on their honeymoon, anniversary, or special celebration the Romantic Escape vacation package deal at Hotel San Regis includes the San Regis Breakfast, in-room VIP Welcome amenities with a Bottle of Champagne, Delicacies and Flowers, Free Wi-Fi connection, all taxes and service charges. The 2-night package is priced from 970 Euro in a Deluxe Room, and from 1,190 Euro in a Junior Suite.