Whether you’re gearing up for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games or planning a future visit to the enchanting City of Light, Paris has an array of exceptional new hotels that are poised to redefine luxury and hospitality. From the historic heart of the city to the tranquil countryside and trendy neighborhoods, we’ve handpicked eight of the most captivating and noteworthy hotel openings to consider for your stay in Paris.

1. 1 Place Vendôme

Neighborhood: Central Paris/1st arrondissement

Why we love it: Elegance befitting its prestigious location

The iconic Place Vendôme in Paris sets the stage for the 15-room 1 Place Vendôme, a luxurious haven quietly nestled above the Chopard flagship in an 18th-century mansion. The Scheufele family, known for their leadership of the Swiss jewelry and watch brand Chopard, embarked on their first hospitality venture with four years of meticulous restoration. The result is a hotel that feels like a private home, with every detail attended to with care. From cashmere bed throws to unique marbles in each bathroom, no detail is too small.

The antiques-filled salons are exclusively for hotel guests and Chopard VIPs, featuring hidden gems like a secret cigar lounge and a glass-capped winter garden showcasing a mosaic depicting the colorful Animal World jewelry collection. The rooms and suites exhibit French craftsmanship, from wood paneling by Les Ateliers de la Chapelle to crystal chandeliers by Maison Baguès. The Apartment Chopard, with its gold accents and a balcony overlooking Place Vendôme, epitomizes Versailles-style grandeur. Starting at $1,420 per night

2. Hôtel des Grands Voyageurs

Neighborhood: Saint Placide/6th arrondissement/Left Bank

Why we love it: A local neighborhood vibe with friendly service

The Hôtel des Grands Voyageurs, situated in the vibrant Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood, offers a welcoming ambiance for both locals and travelers. The open-plan public spaces, reminiscent of an ocean liner, feature marble bar counters and a bustling brasserie with mahogany paneling and brass fittings. Designer Fabrizio Casiraghi’s nautical theme extends throughout the hotel, with decorative elements inspired by transatlantic ocean liners.

The 138 guest rooms boast framed bas-relief sculptures by François Gilles above the beds. Some rooms, like Executive No. 706 on the top floor, feature vinyl record players, while the Junior Suites include complimentary mini bars stocked with products from the nearby Grande Épicerie gourmet emporium. Despite its proximity to Saint-Germain-des-Prés, this corner of the sixth arrondissement retains a local vibe, offering beloved haunts and a true Parisian experience. Starting at $233 per night

3. Domaine Reine Margot Paris Issey – MGallery Collection

Neighborhood: Issy-les-Moulineaux

Why we love it: A magnificent garden, historic roots, and city views

The Domaine Reine Margot, a 17th-century monument reborn as a luxury hotel, offers a unique perspective on Paris. Located southwest of the city, this oasis provides guests with distant views of the Eiffel Tower and other iconic landmarks while nestled within a lush garden. Originally serving as a refuge for Princess Marguerite de Valois, this historic property has been meticulously restored and now stands as a testament to Parisian heritage.

Architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, renowned for his work on luxury hotels, oversaw the transformation. The 83 guest rooms combine contemporary design with artistic references to the past. Attractions include an Anne Semonin spa, yoga room, library filled with botany books, and a neo-Gothic chapel converted into a rum tasting room. The highlight is the extensive garden, where fresh herbs, fruits, and vegetables are used to craft dishes and cocktails at the onsite restaurant, Le Marguerite 1606. Guests can toast to the Eiffel Tower’s beauty while dining among flowers and birdhouses. Starting at $288 per night

4. Abbaye des Vaux-de-Cernay

Neighborhood: Rambouillet forest

Why we love it: A historic abbey turned countryside escape

The 12th-century Abbaye des Vaux-de-Cernay, located amidst the Rambouillet forest, offers a serene escape against a backdrop of mist-covered stonework and a picturesque lake. Under the expertise of Paris Society, a hospitality group known for its stylish restaurants, the estate has been carefully restored to become a countryside retreat. The property’s history includes Cistercian monks and 19th-century ownership by Charlotte de Rothschild.

Cordélia de Castellane, artistic director of Maison Dior and Baby Dior, has adorned the interiors with Anglo-French panache. The abbey’s historical elements, such as centuries-old organs, ornamental fireplaces, wood paneling, and now-defunct buzzers used for summoning servants in the Rothschild era, add to its charm. Spread between the former abbey and stables, the 102 guest rooms feature antiques, Bernardaud porcelain with abbey motifs, and custom Pierre Frey fabrics. (Additional lodgings will be added later in 2024.) Outdoor activities abound, including tennis, boating on a small lake, and hiking in the expansive woodlands, gardens, and meadows. Guests can also enjoy a Tartine et Chocolat kids club, cinema, karaoke room, multiple restaurants, and a games arcade. The spa, housed in the former stables, offers Tata Harper treatments and a heated outdoor pool for winter swims under the stars. Starting at $310 per night

5. Le Grand Mazarin

Neighborhood: Marais

Why we love it: Daring design and a coveted location

Le Grand Mazarin marks the Parisian debut of Maisons Pariente, a family-run hospitality group known for its stylish properties. Located in the Marais, the hotel boasts daring design by Martin Brudnizki, known for his work with luxury hotel groups. The 61 rooms showcase maximalist design with bed canopies resembling Aubusson tapestries, a captivating pool, and a restaurant that became an instant hit upon opening.

Chef Assaf Granit, known for Paris dining hot spots Shabour and Tekés, offers a fresh take on Eastern European Ashkenazi cuisine at the hotel’s Boubalé restaurant. The Marais neighborhood, known for its vibrant atmosphere, offers a wealth of hidden treasures, from historic townhouse museums to independent boutiques and secret gardens. Clef d’or concierge Victor Reno, with over 30 years of experience in Paris, describes it as a village brimming with culture and charm. Starting at $570 per night

6. Villa-des-Prés

Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Prés/6th arrondissement

Why we love it: An art-rich hotel on the Left Bank

Villa-des-Prés, opened in December 2023 on Rue de Buci, lies within an easy stroll of the district’s storied cafés and art galleries. This luxurious hotel, a sister property to Hôtel d’Aubusson, is adorned with works by contemporary French artists from the Amélie Maison d’Art, the world’s biggest concentration of art galleries. Designer Bruno Borrione has customized pieces like leather headboards and multi-shelved side tables, adding to the hotel’s captivating decor.

The 34 guest rooms and suites are equally alluring, with red-accented bathrooms featuring intricate mosaic tiles, marble sinks, and Diptyque bath products. Stained glass windows from the original staircase have been meticulously restored by Ateliers Duchemin, specialists working on Notre-Dame’s window restoration. Villa-des-Prés offers a luxurious retreat in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, enveloped in art and culture. Starting at $830 per night

7. Hotel Pilgrim

Neighborhood: Latin Quarter/5th arrondissement

Why we love it: A vibrant hub in a historic neighborhood

Opened in November 2023, Hotel Pilgrim adds a touch of 1970s flair to the historic fifth arrondissement. This hotel, which once served as a garage, embraces its brutalist roots with a sense of fun. The industrial-style lobby and restaurant feature pops of color and sliding walls of glass that open onto a terrace courtyard adorned with a mural by artists Redfield & Dattner. The cocktail menu channels the 1970s, offering inventive twists on classic drinks like the Bloody Mary.

Suite No. 507 boasts a unique double walk-in shower with a separate bathroom door leading directly to its wrap-around terrace. Hardwood floors and neutral-colored walls create a warm ambiance in the 53 contemporary-feeling rooms. Guests can indulge in organic bath products by the Swedish line L:A Bruket. The crowning jewel is the seventh-floor roof terrace, offering panoramic views of the historic Latin Quarter, including the Pontoise swimming pool, Notre-Dame cathedral, and the Collège des Bernardins. Hotel Pilgrim offers a delightful urban escape in the heart of a historic neighborhood. Starting at $200 per night

8. Bloom House Hotel & Spa

Neighborhood: 10th arrondissement, between two major train stations

Why we love it: Trendy, energetic, and full of joie de vivre

Bloom House Hotel & Spa, opened in September between the Gare de l’Est and the Gare du Nord, offers a refreshing oasis in a bustling urban landscape. This unexpected gem brims with greenery and playful design, matching the lively spirit of the city. Designed by the Wunder architecture firm, the hotel’s interiors feature eclectic pottery, baskets, and carpets sourced from around the world.

The hotel’s 91 guest rooms continue the sense of fun, with walls adorned with neon lights in the shape of flowers. Some rooms on the sixth floor even provide views of the gleaming white Basilica of Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre. Bloom House is the fourth property for Brittany-based Forstyle Hotels, known for its unique properties. The spa is a highlight, offering a 60-foot swimming pool and sauna adorned with a tile mosaic of palm fronds and birds. Spa treatments incorporate floral scents from the renowned French skincare brand Fleur’s. Starting at $200 per night

In summary, Paris beckons with an array of newly opened hotels that cater to a variety of tastes and preferences. Whether you seek elegance, historical charm, vibrant neighborhoods, or artistic immersion, these recently unveiled properties promise unforgettable experiences in the City of Light. Whether you’re planning a visit for the Paris Summer Olympics or a leisurely exploration of Paris, these hotels provide the perfect backdrop for your journey.