The Best Hotels With a View to Book in Paris

A view of the Eiffel Tower from Hotel Balzac
A view of the Eiffel Tower from Hotel Balzac | Courtesy of Hotel Balzac / Expedia
Vanessa Gainford

Paris has some of the most famous views in the world. With glimpses of the Eiffel Tower and Sacré-Cœur possible across the city, finding a room with a view is worth your time. From the Jardin du Luxembourg to the Musée d’Orsay, Musée du Louvre, Sainte-Chapelle and the Opéra, these hotels with a view in Paris will deliver, no matter what type of skyline you’re looking for.

1. Hotel Eiffel Petit Louvre


A stylish and modern bedroom at Hôtel Eiffel Petit Louvre with a large, gold-framed Renaissance-style painting above the white double bed
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Located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, Hotel Eiffel Petit Louvre, is centrally located and is within walking distance of the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadéro, the Seine and Arc de Triomphe. It’s no surprise then, that this hotel offers an array of unique views of the Paris skyline. Most rooms here have floor-to-ceiling windows and patio doors for you to take in the hustle and bustle of the city from the tranquillity of your own room. If you fancy leaving your room and taking in the sights in person, the hotel has its own limousine service available for your convenience.

2. Les Dames du Panthéon


An intimate hotel room at Les Dames with exposed wooden roof beams
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Located on the Place du Panthéon, this hotel overlooks one of France’s most historical monuments, a mausoleum housing the remains of French citizens including Voltaire, Rosseau and Victor Hugo. Les Dames du Panthéon is well located and has easy access to the Jardin du Luxembourg, Musée d’Orsay, Musée du Louvre, Sainte-Chapelle, the Opéra and the Eiffel Tower. Rooms are of colourful design, creating an eclectic yet cosy atmosphere.

3. Shangri-La

Spa Hotel

A large, bright living room Shangri-La with floor-to-ceiling windows, golden sofas and a large terrace overlooking the Eiffel Tower
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You may have come across images of the Shangri-La Paris on social media; it’s the luxury hotel with unrivalled views of the Eiffel Tower. The Shangri-La is situated in the 16th arrondissement just moments from the Champs-Elysées, has one bar, one restaurant and one Michelin star restaurant. This hotel is mainly known for its rooms that boast terraces with views of the Eiffel Tower or Avenue d’ Lena, however its other charms should not be ignored, with beautiful rooms and suites available, along with world class service.

4. Hotel Balzac


A regal-looking bedroom at Hotel Balzac with a red bed and a terrace with an Eiffel Tower view
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A five-star hotel located off the Champs-Elysées, Hotel Balzac is close to the Arc de Triomphe and is surrounded by luxury boutiques and places to dine alfresco. As this boutique hotel is also close to Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George. Parisian elegance is at the heart and the selection of rooms and suites have undeniably romantic views of the Eiffel Tower.

5. Hotel Grand Powers


A large, white and stylish room at Hotel Grand Powers with a massive, gold-framed mirror
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Situated in the Golden Triangle of Paris since 1920, Hotel Grand Powers is essentially a landmark of Paris in itself. This five-star residence has undergone many transformations but still pays tribute to its rich history. Its prestige address means it has views of the Parisian skyline and allows guests to admire Paris in its entirety from the comfort of an elegant yet modern suite.

6. Le Tsuba Hotel

Boutique Hotel

A chair in a hotel room, next to an open window that overlooks a Parisian street
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If you wander around the 17th arrondissement of Paris you will discover the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées along with a boutique hotel called Le Tsuba. A four-star hotel with a 1926 facade, elegance and style are at the forefront. There is an array of facilities but the best thing about this hotel is the accommodation, which you have to book and request in advance; these rooms have terraces with views of either the Arc de Triomphe or Eiffel Tower.

7. Hotel De Banville


A white room with a sofa, two chairs and a small white table; twin doors lead to an outside terrace
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An enchanting hotel in Paris that has an inviting, friendly and cosy atmosphere, Hotel De Banville is so welcoming that you will feel as though you have stayed here many times before. This boutique hotel charms guests with its interior design, along with its history of famous guests and the stories they have contributed to the establishment. Once you have learned all about the history, there are even more treats to be discovered, with views of the Arc de Triomphe from your room.

8. Hôtel Brighton


A small table with wooden chairs next to a window overlooking Paris at Hôtel Brighton
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Built in the 19th century on Rue de Rivoli, Hôtel Brighton is situated in one of Paris’ most prestigious addresses; the first arrondissement. Marble columns, antique mirrors, artistic masterpieces, exposed wooden beams and French windows are just a few of the features that contribute to the charm of the hotel. The hotel has a unique viewing point and you can gaze out over the Tuileries Garden and the Musée du Louvre.

9. Les Jardins d’Eiffel


A bedroom with champagne on the double bed at Les Jardin d’ Eiffel with a view of the Eiffel Tower out of the window
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Les Jardind d’Eiffel is situated in the Invalides has an array of rooms that feature balconies or terraces overlooking the hotel’s interior gardens. However, more privileged rooms boast views of the Eiffel Tower from the window or balcony. A full Parisian breakfast is served to your balcony everyday, so you can sip your coffee next to one of the world’s greatest landmarks. Elegant design, cosy ambience and Parisian skyline views – what more could you want from a hotel in Paris?

For more incredible hotel options in Paris, check out our guide to the best hotels near the Place de la Bastille, bookable on Culture Trip.

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