Classic Luxury

Hotel Relais Christine

An intimate boutique hideaway in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, this 17th century townhouse offers a warm and personal welcome.

Paris, France
Hotel Relais Christine
  • After a day exploring the sights, sink into deep velvet sofas with a drink in the opulent lounge 

  • Don’t miss the atmospheric 13th century vaulted cellars housing the breakfast room, spa, and fitness center 

  • While there’s no onsite restaurant, there is a snack menu, afternoon tea, complimentary soft drinks, and an honesty bar 

  • Located in a quiet nook of the Left Bank, it’s a 10-minute walk to the Louvre and Notre Dame

With the feel of a private residence, whether relaxing with a drink on the terrace or a book by the fire, guests feel instantly at home amid the elegant decadence and sumptuous décor.

 
A former medieval abbey, today Relais Christine is a chic boutique hideaway brimming with period elegance. A rarified sense of calm descends the moment you enter the hotel’s leafy magnolia-scented courtyard, located off a quiet lane in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Housed in a honey toned 17th century townhouse built on the site of a 13th century monastery, this hidden treasure offers an intimate boutique experience. 
 
Expect velvet sofas, crackling fires, wood panelling, elegant chandeliers, gilded mirrors, luxurious marble, and herringbone floors. Touches of 18th century Chinoiserie and classical French furnishings, make the lounge a wonderful place to browse the daily newspapers, sumptuous art books or to play a game of chess. The warm and personal welcome coupled with the sumptuous décor brings guests back time and time again and Relais Christine has a loyal fan base. 
 
Throughout the hotel, classical French design is blended with contemporary comforts and the 48 rooms showcase this style. Floor-to-ceiling drapes, velvet cushions, plush carpets and opulent marble bathrooms, blend effortlessly with Nespresso machines, Bluetooth speakers and flat-screen TVs, for decadent elegance with modern conveniences. 
 
Designed to feel like a private residence, rooms range in size from Cosy to Deluxe, all sleeping up to two guests. Suites sleep up to three or four people and some boast canopy beds, a lounge area and private terrace – one even has a kitchenette.  
 
While there is no onsite restaurant, breakfast is served in the atmospheric vaulted cellars of the former abbey. There is also a snack menu, afternoon tea, complimentary soft drinks, and an honesty bar. There are plenty of dining options in the neighborhood, including Guy Savoy’s Michelin-Starred restaurant, located in the historic Monnaie de Paris. 
 
The vaulted cellars are also home to the spa, sauna, and fitness facilities There are free bikes to borrow, and guests can even rent the hotel’s convertible Fiat 500 to explore the city in style. 
 
While the hotel is an oasis of quiet calm, the Left Bank location means you are surrounded by restaurants, boutiques, and galleries. The Seine is a short walk away, and you can walk to the Louvre or Notre Dame in around 10-minutes. Alternatively, there are two metro stations within a five-minute walk of Rue Christine. 

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Paris, France

Relais Christine is located on the Left Bank, in the Latin Quarter close to the Notre Dame


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