Hotel Le Bristol
Located on the prestigious Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Hotel Le Bristol is at the heart of Paris' fashion and arts district, where it has been welcoming esteemed guests since 1925. Rooms are spacious and decorated in classic eighteenth-century style.
At a Glance
The world-renowned Epicure is one of Paris' very best restaurants, with 3 Michelin stars
Le Bristol boasts a panoramic rooftop swimming pool with views over the city
Bathed in sunlight, the airy Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie has the first Banya in Paris, and rooms with private terraces overlooking a garden
New last year are two signature suites, including a palace-style 3,400-square foot two-bedroom suite with a 12-seat dining room, lounge and walk-in closet
Children are greeted with a soft toy Hippolyte, the gardening rabbit, and can of course say hello to the resident cats, Fa-Raon and Kléopatre
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The first 'palace hotel' in France, Hotel Le Bristol has garnered a fantastic reputation since its opening in 1925. Le Bristol has perfected its high-quality and discreet service, and has won a host of awards for its accommodation, spa and restaurants. Situated in the exclusive 8th arrondissement, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré is one of Paris’ most distinguished shopping streets, housing the boutiques of Christian Lacroix, Givenchy and Dolce & Gabbana, to name but a few.
With views over Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the Jardin Français, tall windows and a muted palette, rooms at Le Bristol are bright and airy, and some of the most spacious in Paris. Antique furnishings in the Louis XV and XVI styles, combined with the soft hues of the color schemes create a feeling of classical Parisian elegance and sophistication. Magnificent suites feel like refined, traditional Parisian apartments, and some offer spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower.
Dining at Le Bristol is fantastic, and guests are spoiled for choice. At Epicure, chef Eric Frechon creates unique and experimental combinations worthy of the restaurant's 3 Michelin stars. Using the very best French ingredients, Epicure creates delectable dishes to be enjoyed either in the elegant restaurant, or outside in the Jardin Français. A large garden of 1200 sqm, this is the perfect place to relax with a drink, light lunch, or more substantial meal. A real oasis, this is a peaceful haven away from the busy streets of Paris. The second restaurant, 114 Faubourg is also smart but a little more relaxed, and also holds one Michelin star. Delicious, traditional meals are prepared in the open-plan kitchen. Cafe Antonia, named after Marie Antoinette's childhood nickname, is casual but elegant, serving afternoon tea and delicious treats prepared by 'pastry chef of the year', Laurent Jeannin.
The new trendy spot in town, Bar du Bristol is considered one of the best in the world. Refined but comfortable, the expert bartenders will create classic cocktails with their own original twist, meaning each drink is customized for each guest.
Spread over three floors, Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie is a tranquil sanctuary in the heart of Paris. Eight treatment rooms offer a range of soothing therapies, each of which begins in the eucalyptus steam room and ends with a ginger, lemon and honey infusion. The spa also offers an authentic Russian Banya, complete with effusion shower, private hammam and heated marble table for this unique treatment.
A member of the prestigious Oetker Collection, Le Bristol is without doubt one of Paris' finest hotels, and an excellent base for sightseeing, shopping, and exploring all the wonders the City of Lights has to offer.
The hotel features 188 rooms and suites, all decorated in pure 18th century style with Louis XV furniture and antique mirrors. All are spacious and enjoy views over the hotel's flower-filled patio, the gardens or the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
Spacious and elegant, the Superior Rooms offer 430 square feet of luxury, which is very generous for a lead-in category room in a city hotel. Soft pastel hues feature throughout and each room enjoys views over the hotel's flower-filled courtyard or the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. The elegant feel continues throughout the beautiful marble bathrooms. A maximum of two guests can be occupied in either a king size bed or twin beds.
Deluxe Rooms are spacious and comfortable, decorated with original Louis XV and Louis XVI period furniture, original art work and antique mirrors giving a very Parisian feel. Each room is unique in design but equally as elegant and can accommodate a maximum of 2 people in either a king size bed or twin beds (cots are available upon request). Deluxe rooms measure 485 square feet.
Prestige rooms can accommodate up to two adults and one child and measure 540 square feet. Some also come with two separate marble bathrooms.
Three adults can comfortably be accommodated in the 595 square foot Junior Suites. Each comes with one or two marble bathrooms, all with twin basins and a separate shower. Tall windows let in ample light creating a pleasant and comfortable space.
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Deluxe Junior Suites offer all the privacy of your own private apartment. Measuring 805 square feet, these spacious suites can accommodate up to three adults with king size bed or twin beds and the option to add an additional sofa bed. Rosewood furniture features alongside exquisite floral printed fabrics from Canovas and luxurious marble bathrooms.
Accommodating up to three adults in 970 square feet of space, Deluxe Suites are comfortable and offer a large separate living area and ample bedroom. Beautiful sculptures feature, along with exquisite fabrics, original art work and beautiful marble bathrooms. Deluxe Suites can be connected with a Deluxe Room to accommodate families easily.
High ceilings and large windows let in plenty of light creating a pleasant space in which to relax. Saint-Honore Suites measure 1,185 square feet and all are decorated with plush floral fabrics and elegantly upholstered furniture. Rubelli print fabrics feature throughout and each comes with two marble bathrooms with separate shower and twin basins. Saint-Honore Suites can be connected with to other Deluxe Rooms to create a generous apartment, ideal for families or groups. All come with king-size bed.
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Some of the largest Suites at Le Bristol measuring 1,290 square feet, Prestige Elysee Suites are south-facing and daylight floods in from the ample windows. Generous seating can be found in the spacious living area alongside a dining area for private dining or entertaining guests. There are two bathrooms, both with separate shower and twin basins for ultimate convenience. Each comes with a king-size bed and an extra bed can be accommodated in the living room if necessary. These suites can also be connected with other rooms to create a larger apartment-style space ideal for families and small groups.
Refined and Parisian in style, the Terrace Suites are part of Le Bristol's signature collection. Large, flower-filled terraces are a calming space in which to retreat and are undoubtedly the highlight of these suites, measuring over 1,290 square feet and overlooking the hotel's garden. Three adults can be accommodated comfortably with the option to add an additional sofa bed. These suites have two marble bathrooms with separate shower and twin basins.
Located on the seventh floor of Le Bristol's main wing, the Penthouse Suite can be taken as one, two or four rooms depending on party size and measures between 2,155 and 3,765 square feet, offering up to four marble bathrooms.
There is a large furnished terrace enjoying views over the rooftops of Paris, a pleasant space from which to enjoy a spot of alfresco dining. For cosy evenings the penthouse suite's living area comes complete with its own fireplace and there is a separate private dining room and study.
The Panoramic Suite at Le Bristol was used in the Woody Allen movie 'Midnight in Paris', and although it has since been renovated in 2014, it still exudes the same Parisian charm. A flower-filled terrace stretches out over the pretty gardens below and the floral decor brings a touch of the garden inside. A separate bedroom can be connected to the Panoramic Suite to create a larger apartment ideal for families. There is also a dressing room.
Spectacular views over Paris and of the Eiffel Tower can be enjoyed from the wraparound balcony of the Paris Suite. The beautiful marble bathroom comes complete with separate shower, twin basins and a steam room, and a separate bedroom can be connected to the suite to accommodate families.
Princière Suites are grand in design, featuring luxurious embroidered silks throughout and elegant period furniture alongside glorious works of art. An elegant dining area seats up to 12 guests making it the perfect space for entertaining and the beautiful marble bathroom comes complete with separate shower, twin basins and a private steam room.
Royal Suites at Le Bristol can accommodate up to six adults and measure 3,230 square feet, boasting striking design features that showcase the elegant style synonymous with Paris. Antique woodwork features throughout the spacious living areas and a large dining room can accommodate 12 guests, making it ideal for those wishing to entertain. Each comes with two marble bathrooms, beautifully designed and boasting separate showers, twin basins and a private steam room.
The Honeymoon Suite can be found on the top floor of Le Bristol, boasting panoramic views across the rooftops of Paris from the multiple balconies and dormer windows. Parquet floors feature throughout with muted walls and elegant floral highlights. There are two walk-in closets and an interconnecting bathroom with shower-steam room and a spacious bathtub. A second bedroom which enjoys views of the Eiffel Tower can be connected with the already spacious Honeymoon Suite and there is also a private kitchen where the hotel chefs can prepare a private dinner, complemented by candles to emanate the romance of Paris.
The Imperial Suite is the largest at Le Bristol, measuring 3,475 square feet yet accommodating only three adults. A second bedroom can be connected should you require more space or additional guests, also offering up to three bathrooms. The stunning marble bathroom comes complete with separate shower and steam room, as well as a spacious soaking tub for ultimate relaxation.
Children are especially welcome at Hotel Le Bristol, and each child will be greeted with a soft toy, Hippolyte the gardening rabbit, named after hotel founder Hippolyte Jammet. A children’s space, “Les Amis d’Hippolyte” has been created adjacent to the spa, so children can play and enjoy themselves while parents relax next door. Special activities are arranged in the hotel, such as a treasure hunt for Hippolyte's gardening tools, and booklets are supplied with ideas for walks around Paris and fun family activities. Find apple and orange-fragranced amenities in bathrooms, and special Hippolyte-themed bed linen for babies. Babysitting is available on request.
Le Bristol is home to one of Paris' very best restaurants with three Michelin stars. Eric Frechon is the multi-award-winning chef who received the prestigious third Michelin Star in March 2009 and was awarded 'Chef of the Year' by 'Le Chef' magazine the same year. His restaurant Epicure is elegant and sophisticated, and food can also be enjoyed out in the Jardin Français. Using high-quality local ingredients, Frechon creates unique and unusual combinations for a truly unique gastronomic experience.
The “114 Faubourg”, the hotel’s luxury brasserie, also holds one Michelin star for its classic dishes paying homage to terroir, in refined yet relaxed surroundings.
Le Bar du Bristol was voted the best bar in the world in 2013, and offers a combination of classical and modern design to welcome visitors from Paris and around the world.
The Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie is spread over three floors, including a peaceful interior garden. The spa provides high quality By Terry amenities, and features a Russian Banya, complete with private hammam and expert Russian masseur.
On the 6th floor, made of teak and glass like the most magnificent 19th century yachts, the swimming pool opens onto a vast solarium taking in all of Paris, styled as the prow of a yacht. There is a small balcony for use in the summer season, and a fitness center adjacent to the pool.
The concierge service at Hotel Le Bristol is second to none. Members of Clefs d'Or, nothing is too much trouble, and they are happy to help with any requests. A chauffeur service is also provided with a range of vehicles available for airport transfers or trips around Paris.
Location & Directions
Hotel Le Bristol is located on Paris' Rive Droite in the heart of the fashion district, on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
When to go
The best time to visit Paris is, of course, during the famous Paris spring between April and June, when the days are sunny but not too hot. The autumn and winter months are another good time to come when there are smaller crowds and snow is a rarity. But there really is no bad time to visit.