Paris: the City of Lights, the embodiment of romance, and the mecca of fashion. This bustling European hub has long been recognized internationally for its world class restaurants, magnificent monuments, extravagant boutiques, and now—thanks to the crop of luxurious hotels throughout the city—it’s home to some of the most lavish hotel bathrooms in the world. Marble finishes, posh accessories, sprawling wash areas, and indulgent bath products are standard in many Paris hotels lending a luxurious and welcoming feel to the city’s guesthouses. If you’re looking for the ultimate in relaxation, grandeur, and pampering in the City of Lights, consider checking in at one of these eight five-star hotels that boast Paris’ most lavish hotel bathrooms.
8. Duplex at La Maison Favart
A thoughtfully decorated room combining the old world charm of the 18th century and subtle modern style brings you the best of both worlds at La Maison Favart’s Duplex room. Pops of bright red lends itself well to a flattering color scheme of gold and bronze, Taffeta touches, and elegant velvet accents. In the room’s bohemian-style bathroom awaits a welcoming oval bathtub of massive proportions complete with a complimentary La Maison Favart welcome pack, bathroom scales, a hairdryer, and velvet bathrobes and slippers.
7. Deluxe Suite at Mandarin Oriental Paris
For the ultimate in comfort and luxury at Mandarin Oriental Paris, book your stay in the Deluxe Suite. Surrounded by the beauty of the hotel’s lush gardens and neighboring boutiques of rue Saint Honoré is this peaceful retreat. An impressive, sound-proofed escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Oriental-influenced décor features the most couture styles, including chic silks, exclusively commissioned artwork, and the most up-to-the-minute gadgets and technology, all of which extend from the living quarters into the impressive bathroom. Pamper and primp in the round bathtub or rinse away your worries in the large walk-in shower, all while using Mandarin Oriental Paris’ bath amenities. You can finish by getting cozy in the suite’s silk kimonos or Frette bathrobes, standard to the Deluxe Suite.
6. Royal Monceau Suite at Le Royal Monceau
The bathroom typically isn’t the most beautiful space in a hotel, but that’s exactly what you’ll be raving about when you step into the Royal Monceau Suite at Le Royal Monceau. Its brilliantly designed bathroom is a bright spot in the suite—both literally and figuratively—thanks to radiant natural light that bounces off the dazzling mirrored walls throughout the room. Chic, sleek, and modern best describe this five-star bathroom packed full of indulgent commodities like a Japanese Toto toilet, spacious walk-in shower and separate claw-foot tub. Posh terry slippers and matching bathrobes, Clarins-brand amenities and BONPOINT children’s skin care items are also included with your stay.
5. Gagny Suite at Buddah-Bar Hotel Paris
With its modern neo-Asian décor and striking silk Chinese lanterns, you may forget that you’re in Paris—that is, until you step into the Gagny Suite’s exquisite bathroom packed with all the luxuries that have become synonymous with Paris hotels. Wash away the day with bathroom toiletries and amenities by Buddha-Bar’s B/Attitude as you relax in the Japanese tub or rainforest shower surrounded by rich wood, glass mosaics, and opulent red, gold, and black accents. An impressive restoration of a marble fireplace throws off a glowing, romantic ambiance just feet from the beautiful bathtub and a comfortable yet stylish chaise lounge. During the day, large floor-to-ceiling windows fill the room with natural light as well as unbeatable views of the city.
4. Imperial Suite at Hotel Ritz Paris
Credited with helping propel the development of the modern bathroom, César Ritz, who craved a hotel fit for a prince, spared no luxury with the design of the Hotel Ritz Paris. This was especially the case with the in-suite bathroom of its Imperial Suite. Boasting a construction that features 20-foot ceilings, glorious chandeliers, and the finest French art, this suite is among one of the hotel’s more impressive rooms. Additionally, the suite has earned its place as a National Monument of France. Its bathroom, formerly a boudoir, is a highlight of the Imperial Suite with grand views of the Vendôme garden, which can be enjoyed from the lavish Jacuzzi tub. A steam-bath shower and cosmetics fridge offer other fine touches that have been used by some of the world’s most prominent visitors, including George H.W. Bush and Diana, Princess of Wales.
3. La Suite Impériale at Shangri-La Hotel Paris
When you check in at the Shangri-La Hotel Paris, once home to the grandnephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, you can expect nothing less than a royal welcome; particularly when you book La Suite Impériale. Formerly the private apartment of Roland Bonaparte, La Suite Impériale has earned its reputation as the hotel’s most magnificent suites, thanks to its 2,900 square feet of lavish living that features breathtaking views of the city’s Place d’Iéna. Inside, French moldings, elevated ceilings, and soaring windows lend an indulgent touch to the bedroom, dining area, and private dressing area. Although, it’s the exquisite finishes and luxe touches in the bathroom that really stand out. Relax among gold hardware, Parisian artwork, and rich draperies in La Suite Impériale’s marble-constructed bathroom with its mist-free mirror, heated flooring, flat-screen TV, and an impressive Jacuzzi bath with separate shower, complete with the highest quality Shangri-La toiletries.
2. The Penthouse at Four Seasons Hotel George V
Pamper yourself in the most lavish fashion at The Four Seasons Hotel George V’s suite, The Penthouse. This space was originally designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon to serve as a Parisian apartment. Unlike more traditionally styled Parisian hotels, this sprawling private suite boasts a more contemporary feel with its plasma-screen TVs, modern finishes, and a neutral color palette, which carries over into its enormous bathroom. A sleek sliding glass door divides the master bedroom from this swanky space so you can unwind with privacy and peace amidst candlelight. The soft underwater lighting elements, and stunning floral patterns are all artwork by creative director Jeff Leatham. For a quick pick-me-up, there’s a huge walk-in shower or if you prefer, you can linger in the enormous infinity jetted bath complete with a soothing chromotherapy system.
1. Duplex Presidential Suite at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme
Imagine spending the night in the same lap of luxury as Britney Spears, Bono, Madonna, and the Dalai Lama; it’s totally possible when you reserve the Duplex Presidential Suite at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme. This bi-level suite, modeled similarly to a Parisian apartment, features a nearly 200 square-foot in-suite authentic atrium spa that houses a gold mosaic steam room and shower, whirlpool bath, massage area, and even a hairdresser’s chair. Décor inspired by Haussmanien contemporary flair adds an extravagant touch to your stay with Parisian limestone construction, chenille silk fabrics, and breathtaking oak and mahogany walls. Views of the Eiffel Tower, Vendôme column, and Notre-Dame de Paris are just icing on the cake at this suite.