Hip Apartments in Paris, France, You’ll Want to Call Home

La Clef is a five-star hotel in the centre of Paris
La Clef is a five-star hotel in the centre of Paris | Courtesy of La Clef Louvre Paris / Expedia
Vanessa Gainford

The best way to experience true life in Paris is by staying in an apartment. These Parisian city centre apartments provide a little dose of luxury as well as enabling you to create your own routine, whether you’re visiting the Louvre or walking the streets in the 7th arrondissement. Here is our guide to the best holiday apartments in the City of Love, all bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Résidence du Lion d'Or Louvre


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Situated just off rue de Rivoli is Hotel Lion D’Or; not far from Palais Royal, Le Louvre and the Opera, this hotel is ideally located in the centre of Paris to allow you to explore the busy capital. Originally built in the 17th century, it has recently been renovated to showcase the authentic stone walls. Book one of the beautiful apartments located in the annex of the building, with a beautiful wooden sleeping mezzanine above the main living space. The family apartments and studios offer a lounging space, dining table and fully equipped kitchen.

2. Résidence Charles Floquet


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If you want to feel right at home in Paris, having a view of the Eiffel Tower should help, and Résidence Charles Floquet offers elegant and serviced apartments with unrivalled views of the structure. If you’re looking to push the boat out, opt for the four-bedroom penthouse apartment. On the sixth floor, this split-level space is tastefully decorated with two king-size rooms and one twin, all with an ensuite. The double living room has unbeatable views of the Eiffel Tower, and the apartment has a separate dining room and kitchen. The central location means you are close to Champs de Mars and Trocadero Gardens, so there are lots of restaurants, bars and cafes to choose from, along with an array of shops.

3. La Clef


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A five-star hotel in the centre of Paris, La Clef was built in 1907 during the belle époque by the Hennessy family. Offering a variety of rooms from suites to apartments, the hotel is ideally located next to Champs Elysées, so is within easy reach of all major landmarks, museums, galleries and shopping centres. The hotel offers extended-stay packages for visitors who want to bed down for a fortnight or more. Choose the deluxe apartments for a spacious option with both living and kitchen space.

4. Roi de Sicile Rivoli


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From deluxe studios to stylish suites, Roi de Sicile Rivoli has an array of apartments to choose from. All are spacious, fully equipped and with great attention to detail in the interior design. There is also a communal space if you fancy being social, in the shape of a cellar with stone walls and velvet armchairs. Roi de Sicile Rivoli offers four different apartments, one with a balcony overlooking the city.

5. Rayz Eiffel


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One of Paris’s best-kept secrets, Rayz is a fashionable and hidden cocoon by the Eiffel Tower with an elegant and cosy atmosphere. Located in the 7th arrondissement, Rayz residence is a collection of private suites surrounding stylish central garden space. Fully equipped apartments with all the style of a boutique hotel, they are also in a great location to see the attractions of Paris.

6. Aparthotel Adagio Paris Montmartre

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A five-minute walk away from Avenue Montaigne, the most fashionable street in Paris, lined with Haute Couture boutiques, Aparthotel Adagio Paris Montmartre is a few minutes away from Trocadero, Grand Palais, Champs de Mars, the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre – you could hardly find a more prestigious location. This three-star aparthotel has a courtyard, a car park and 24-hour reception, along with an array of apartments to choose from.

7. High Stay Paris


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Luxury serviced apartments that give guests all the comfort, independence and flexibility they need while staying in Paris, High Stay apartments are luxurious, with state-of-the-art equipment and Clarins toiletries. Staff are more than happy to help in any way they can. Make sure to take advantage of the premier driver service, and have your own driver wait for you at the end of the night and carriage you straight to your apartment door.

8. Résidence Palais Etoile


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Résidence Palais Etoile is ideal for either a one-night stay or a multi-week trip. With interior decor that oozes comfort and space, the apartments here are fully equipped with a security system that allows you to go directly to your own apartment. Just moments from the Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Élysées, there is also an array of transport connections should you wish to travel further afield.

Not found your dream place to stay yet? Check out our guide to the top Airbnbs and holiday rentals in Paris.

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