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Unique Hotels In Paris

Paris is known to have refined culture and some of the world’s best cuisine. But the reputation for elegance and luxury tends to overshadow the fun, kooky side of the country. Here is a selection of the best unique hotels in Paris – artsy, eccentric or downright unconventional.

1. Le Bellechasse

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If you like being close to art galleries, prestigious antique shops, this quirky boutique hotel is all you need. Set up in Parisian style it is a visual of milk and honey – different from the mainstream. It was designed by famous fashion designer Christian Lacroix. Eccentricity include giant wall butterflies, winged dandies and enormous playing cards and yet elegant and charming.

2. Hotel Du Petit Moulin

Once the oldest bakery in Paris, now a small boutique hotel. Imagine a classic 1900’s boulangerie shopfront and get enchanted by a large whip of Christian Lacroix’s exuberance. It is comfortable but very colorful, bright accommodation. Hotel Du Petit Moulin is unique and singularly designed. It also features scribbles and drawings taken from Lacroix’s very own sketchbook. Also perfectly located for fashion boutique shopping.

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3. One by the Five

Minute attention to details, affordable luxury to dabble with, opulent in it’s character, it takes pride in marketing itself as the ultimate romantic experience. One by the Five is the the single-suite hotel which incorporates top-notch contemporary design, advanced technology and attention to detail. Each room offers rich fabrics, handmade beds, playful lighting effects and music composed exclusively for the suite.

4. Mama Shelter

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Take a moment to appreciate the quirky Philippe Starck design, more value for money than your average mid-range accommodation, Mama Shelter is quickly becoming one of the most popular unique hotels in Paris. It accommodates mostly to a young and hip crowd. Fancy elevators papered with trivia and trinklets, superhero masks sprinkled casually in every room and iMac televisions in every room. The decor might not be of your taste, however,  the  amazing room rates and accessible location make this an excellent choice.

5. Hotel des Academies

Be ready for a warm welcome and a stylish decor! This small romantic boutique hotel has exhaustive touch of creative arts. Rooms were completely renovated and the result is a glamorous but relaxed atmosphere. Rated the third best hotel in Europe, the Hotel des Academies celebrates the creative arts. Located in one of the beautiful districts in Paris. Choose from classic or Art Deco-styled rooms designed by artist Jérôme Mesnager and sculptor Sophie de Watrigant. It’s definitely all elegant and not a budget hotel by any means but its creative 21st-century interpretation of the modern art culture of the city makes it worth a splurge.

6. Kube Hotel

Located near Montmarte, this hotel is known for a large glass cube that calls to mind ice hotels in the frigid Arctic. With 41 guest rooms, it also has a room which is “The Ice Cube Room by Grey Goose” where you can sleep in -10 degrees on an ice bed covered with animal skins. Hue of blue and lilac continue to dominate the decor and with the remaining ones it combines a retro decor with a futuristic influence. The faux fur, fluorescent perspex, bean bags and cubic forms, this isn’t the typical Parisian hotel. It also has the capital’s first ice bar.

7. Hotel Le A

This hotel is located in a traditional Parisian town house. Within 5 minutes, you can be in the Champs-Elysees. Small, antique, quaint stylish luxurious boutique hotel, latest in-room technology such as adjustable lights and electronic blind, contemporary with a bold monochrome signature style is evenly distributed throughout 25 bedrooms. The lobby and rooms were designed by French artist Fabrice Hybert. He has also painted one unique piece of art for every guest room. Oddities include a library filled with art and design books and a relaxing lounge complete with open fireplace.

8. L’Hôtel Hospitel

It’s hard to imagine that a hotel could be housed within a hospital. Nonetheless, this confidential hotel is housed on the 6th floor, gallery B2 and offers all the comforts of a classic hotel. The 14 rooms can welcome up to 3 people each, with a bathroom and toilet, air-conditioning and television. Situated a few metres from Notre-Dame Cathedral, on Ile-de-la-Cité, the central location of the hotel Hospitel makes visiting Paris easy.

9. Le Pavillon des Lettres

Twenty-six letters of the alphabet for 26 bedrooms and suites: welcome to the Pavillon des Lettres, Paris’s first literary hotel. Whether dedicated to Baudelaire, Diderot, Flaubert, Goethe, Hugo, Kafka, Musset, La Fontaine, Shakespeare or Tolstoy, the bedrooms pay tribute to a poet or a writer with a decor which takes its inspiration from their creative world. Evoking dreams, poetry and the imaginative world of the night, printed quotations decorate the walls, inviting guests to read and dream. The decorator Didier Benderli wanted to combine the words of authors with decorative works.

Hotels Near Gare Du Nord

Hotels Near Gare Du Nord

Paris Nord  is one of the six large terminus stations in Paris, France. Hotels Near Gare Du Nord can be very convenient as it is located near the railway station which has connections for Paris Métro, RER and buses, It is quoted as one of the busiest railway station in Europe, the 24th busiest in the world and the busiest outside Japan.

1. Villa Opera Drouot

Very classy and authentic, 0.7 miles from Gare du Nord,  located in a quiet street near the lively Grands Boulevards and located in Opéra district. Villa Opera Drouot offers you staying in a traditional Haussmann building – this hotel is luxurious and elegant in every sense. Lovely decor, elegant in style, the Baroque decor with velvet curtains will never fail to charm you, talking you straight to the Belle Epoque atmosphere. This hotel is right in the heart of Paris The rooms of Villa Opera Drouot feature modern amenities and carefully furnished interiors.
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2. Grand Pigalle Hotel

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Rich, cultivated, comfortable, and casual atmosphere, that’s what Grand Pigalle is going to be for you. 550 meters from Moulin Rouge and 800 meters from Montmarte.

Opening onto the villas of the avenue Frochot, the private estate where Toulouse-Lautrec once lived, the 37 rooms of the Grand Pigalle Hotel choose liveliness over nostalgia.

Among the Hotels Near Gare Du Nord, it very cosmopolitan par excellence, quintessentially very Parisian. The ground floor, a space for reception and the wine bar, is very vibrant, full of energy and liveliness, very hedonistic in its essence. Its is said that here the the spirit of “Bed & Beverage” reigns. Pigalle Le Grand Hotel is located 100 meters from the Pigalle Metro station and 800 meters from the Sacré-Coeur basilica. One of the best Hotels Near Gare Du Nord.

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3. Hotel Carlton’s

If you would like to see the exceptional sights of the Sacré Cœur, the Eiffel Tower and the rooftops of Paris, you know where to stay. Hotel Carlton’s it would be. You can see all the amazing sights, with a bird’s eye view on a panoramic terrace. Within a walking distance from Sacré Cœur and very close to the Moulin Rouge. Once a focal point of Parisian life, Boulevard Rochechouart is at food of Montmarte, very close the 19th-century of Paris. Remnants of past can be still seen: the ” Place du Tertre” and its famous painters, the Sacré Cœur, the Moulin Rouge and countless cabarets and restaurants which offer a plethora of an invitingnight life. It is 0.7 miles from Gare du Nord.

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4. IBIS Paris Gare du Nord TGV

Located in central Paris, places right opposite Paris Gare du Nord railway station, this budget hotel is 3.1 km from Sacré-Cœur church and 3.5 km from the Louvre museum.  In the 10th Arrondissement neighborhood, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Montmartre (1.5 km), Galeries Lafayette (2 km), Moulin Rouge (2 km), Parc des Buttes-Chaumont (2 km), Paris Opera (2.2 km). 0.1 miles from Gare du Nord.  Within the walking distances of all the interesting monumental places, this casual budget hotel features modern rooms and contemporary furniture and wifi, opened 24 hours. There are two IBIS –

  1. One is IBIS Style- more style, more chic, and modern but with a little pricey.
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  2. Second one is IBIS Basic- basic, comfortable, and at affordable price.
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5. Serotel Suites

Serotel suites are perfect for business travelers and likes. They have hardly any single rooms, the suites are more like individual apartments. The living rooms are massive and can be perfectly used for meetings for business purposes, or non-business purposes as well – especially if you’re a family, or traveling in groups.

Modern décor and contemporary in style, Serotel suites offers well-equipped suites, catering to your personal needs.

Very much in the centre of Paris, at the intersection of the 9th and 10th arrondissements.  Stylish, modish, chic and very trendy – close to hubspots, Serotel Suites is the ideal hotel for making the most out of Paris’ monumental spots.

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6. Hotel Albert 1 er

Business, sightseeing, shopping, dining or entertainment – be it anything, Hotel Albert makes sure your stay in the French capital is convenient. Features a very central location that will meet your needs and desires.

Feature single, double classic, triple rooms, set in a typically Parisian neighbourhood that boasts a combination of cafes, restaurants and shops, and is just a short stroll from many beautiful and fascinating city attractions, including the Opera Garnier, the Pigalle district, the Grands Magasins department stores, and the Canal Saint-Martin.

This hotel is very close to the lively Canal Saint-Martin.

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7. Hotel New Gard Du Nord

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Set in a Haussmannian building in central Paris, this fully air-conditioned hotel is located opposite Gare du Nord Train Station. It offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access, 24-hour reception, air-conditioned rooms, flat- screen TV.

Satellite TV and a telephone are standard in each soundproofed guest room.

They have a arched stone cellar at New Hôtel Gare Du Nord, where the breakfast is served.

Gare de l’Est Metro Station is 600 m from the New Hôtel, providing direct access to the Louvre Museum and the Latin Quarter. The lively Montmartre district is a 15-minute walk away.

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Hotels in Saint Germain

Why not look for an accommodation in the quarter that was the center of the existentialist movement? Saint Germain is one of the quarters of the 6th district of Paris and it bears the same name of the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a burial place of kings during the medieval period. We can help you find a hotel in Saint Germain in Paris. Here are some suggestions.


Hotel des Marronniers – from 99€


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The Hotel des Marronniers is located in 21 rue Jacob, 5 minutes walking from Mabillon and Saint Germain des Pres metro stations. The Hotel des Marroniers, with its fantastic rooms and its enjoyable garden, is what you are looking for for your relaxing holiday!

Why book at the Hotel des Marronniers?

The rooms are fully furnished with new amenities and they are decorated with a special design. The veranda is accessible until 11.30pm and you will have the possibility to drink a tea or read a book in totally calm environment, despite being in the city center of Paris. The price range from 99 € to 230 € per night.


Hotel Saint Germain – from 139€


hotel saint germain parisHotel Saint Germain in Paris, with the same name of the quarter it is located in 88 rue du Bac close to the Latin Quarter. It is 5-minute walk from Rue du Bac (line 12) and Saint Germain (line 4) metro stations. For more information about the metro system, click here. Furthermore, in Rue du Bac you will find “Le Bon Marchè,” a department store about with a wide range of goods at reasonable prices and the Chapel of Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse.

Why book at the hotel Saint Germain?

The Hotel Saint Germain Paris is a 3-star hotel with the highest level of service and hospitality. The rooms are bright and spacious; they offer an ideal cozy environment, paying attention to detail with antique furniture and fine fabrics. From the Classic to the Suite, you will find rooms decorated in relaxing colours. The price range goes from 139 € to 289 € per night.


L’Hotel – from 350 €


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L’Hotel is located in the north side of the quarter near the river bank, within walking distance from the Saint Germain des Pres and Mabillon metro stations. L’Hotel was built in 1828 and it became the leading hotel on the Left Bank. Thanks to the design work of Jacques Garcia, l’Hotel won many design awards. Furthermore, Oscar Wilde lived at l’Hotel at the end of the 19th century, adding historical value to the hotel.

Why book at L’Hotel?

The individually designed rooms, special fabrics, original works of art, and spacious bathrooms will have you feeling as if you’re staying in a sanctuary. If you’re looking for something to do outside of your room, l’Hotel has a Hammam Pool and an Afternoon Tea room. The pool and the steam room are open every day from 8am to 9.30pm. After a day-walk in Paris, why not relax a while in the warmth of hot water? In the Afternoon Tea Room, you will have the chance to try selections of French pastries, delicate finger sandwiches and tasty scones with strawberry jam. L’Hotel would be a perfect place to stay in Paris. The price range goes from 350 € to 800 €.


Hotel Esprit Saint Germain – from 330€

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The Hotel Esprit Saint Germain is located in 22 Rue Saint-Sulpice in the 6th district (center of the Saint Germaint quarter) and a 5-minute walk from Mabillon metro station. This 5-star hotel won the award of Best Luxury Boutique Hotel Worldwide in 2013. This hotel is ranked in a high-market hotel position and has 28 rooms designed with specific architecture rules, in perfect harmony with the Parisian rules of style.

 Why book at the hotel Esprit Saint Germain?

The rooms go from the classic to the prestigious, from suites to penthouses. All of them have different interiors with a cozy leather style, rich fabrics and warm colors, and modern technology. The Hotel Esprit Saint Germain keeps its high reputation thanks to its fabulous service, according to customer satisfaction ratings. Guests are welcome in two lounge-rooms, either having a coffee while reading a book in the Library lounge or drinking a tea in front of the fireplace in the other lounge. For the most sportive, the gym is available on the 6th floor. The range price is from 330 € to 880 € per day, which is slightly more expensive than the other hotels presented but if you are looking for a luxury hotel, it is worth the price.


Why choose this quarter?

In the 1940s and 1950s the philosopher and founder of existentialism Jean-Paul Sartre and his companion the writer Simone de Beauvoir had their own house in Saint Germain. There, Sartre developed most of his philosophical thoughts and the environment inspired de Beauvoir. Many stories talk about their presence in most of the jazz clubs and cafés of the neighborhood, which today have become the most crowded places in Paris. Two of the most famous are “Les Deux Magots” and “Le Procope”.


Here are the locations of the hotels we recommend in Saint Germain’s area


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