Reviews Hotel du Louvre Paris: A charming 5-star hotel located in the heart of the French capital
Paris is known for its historical monuments, gastronomic cuisine and haute couture, attract travelers of the whole world. For those who want to vacation here and explore its food culture, taking a quick flight or a train ride is an absolute must.
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Elegantly facing the Palais Garnier, and located a stone’s throw from the Louvre Museum and the Comédie-Française, a visit to the Hotel du Louvre is the perfect luxury accommodation for a trip to the French capital.
While its Second Empire style is evident on the facade of the building, its recent modern touches on the interior provide a bold and thoughtful contrast to the origins of this hotel which welcomed and inspired the greatest artists of the 19th century. A stay at the Hôtel du Louvre allows you to discover the art of a particular type of travel: strolling and reverie, while making you experience the exciting effervescence of Paris.
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Part of the Hyatt portfolio, the Hotel du Louvre offers a unique and indelible experience to each guest; blending Parisian flair – a juxtaposition of opulent heritage and contemporary ethereal with superb, attentive service.
The Hôtel du Louvre has 164 rooms, including 57 suites and a rather impressive signature suite. As you step through the threshold of your room with its crisp white walls, you are instantly bathed in light through the magnificent bay windows and slip into another world, where time stands still. From the balcony you can admire Parisian life, listen to an orchestra play in the Place Colette, watch people relax on the terraces of the cafes and if you look further you might catch a glimpse of the former ministers on their way to the Council of ‘State. All of Paris is at your feet and extends its arms to you with love.
Every room has stunning views – with some rooms, perhaps unsurprisingly, overlooking the Louvre. The rooms are authentically French and come with super plush beds, white marble bathrooms, high ceilings, chic glass tables and of course a fully stocked minibar and satellite TV. They reflect the aristocratic architecture of the era in which the hotel was built, while conveying modern hedonism with panache.
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Designed in a classic and understated style, the rooms also refer to the warmth and history of Paris with their specially selected works of art, designed by Emmanuel Pierre. The famous illustrator / designer-artist embraces the personality of the Hôtel du Louvre, a nod to Paris of the Second Empire but also gives free rein to interpretation. These timeless, colorful and resolutely Parisian illustrations form a common thread for travelers throughout the hotel.
They lead guests from the lobby to their rooms with quirky and a little sassy humor. Evoking an atmosphere of a cabinet of curiosities, each of the 70 collages brings together up to 16 motifs cut from vintage prints, advertisements and newspapers.
Those with young children can enjoy a memorable family vacation in their comfortable family suites. They have a master bedroom with a king-size bed, a marble bathroom and a separate room with two bunk beds that your kids will love.
Lucky guests may have a room that overlooks the Louvre, the Comédie-Française (the National Theater), one of the iconic panels of the Art Nouveau Metropolitan Station or the Opera, the Palais Garnier, which lights up as if by magic at nightfall. Although each room is unique, all the rooms are spacious and bathed in light, offering a warm cocoon in which to rest and contemplate while being in the heart of the City of Light.
The bar – In the interior decor of the hotel bar, one can observe a tête-à-tête between the 19th and 21st centuries. Also, don’t forget to look up! The magnificent period glass roof, with neoclassical motifs, was recently restored and now lets daylight filter through, illuminating – for the first time in decades – this mythical place, entirely redecorated on a botanical theme.
Its warm, cozy and sumptuous atmosphere coupled with subdued lighting gives a very sensual sensation, where you can enjoy one of the exquisite cocktails on the menu. A tribute to the neighborhood and to Napoleon III’s passion for botany, L’Officine du Louvre gives pride of place to French herbs, plants and roots as the basis of liqueurs and alcohols.
Brasseries of Lyon Bocuse – Inspired by Art Deco influences, the Brasserie du Louvre is both warm and welcoming. The decor, which honors the style of vintage French bistros, includes red leather seats, white tablecloths, classic hat racks, and checkerboard flooring.
For breakfast, you will find a rich buffet with a range of cheeses, eggs and granola, and detox juices as well as a hearty cold meats for meat lovers. On the menu, you can also order various classics such as sweet pancakes with chocolate sauce and French toast dripping with butter and sugar.
At the Hôtel du Louvre, you will surely enjoy yourself.
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