Hôtel du Louvre, a Hyatt Hotel

A grand Parisian hotel near the Louvre
Editor's Note: The hotel is closed for renovations and will reopen in early 2019.

For travelers to Paris, often the goal is to book a hotel in an ideal location for easy access to main attractions, and Hôtel du Louvre, a Hyatt Hotel is one such place. If Mona Lisa could have seen where Hôtel du Louvre sits, she may have grinned from ear-to-ear — it’s right next to the Louvre in the buzzy city center.

Built in 1855, the luxury hotel is in line with Georges-Eugène Haussmann’s architectural design plan ordered by Emperor Napoleon III with cream-colored stone walls and ornamental iron window guards. The interior design follows in theme. A modest-sized lobby has a vaulted ceiling, dark green marble columns and a replica of the Louvre’s Venus de Milo at the top of the first staircase. (You can see the original at the famed Parisian museum just steps away.)
Our Inspector's Highlights
  • The two elevators leading up to the guest rooms are named after the views: one side is labeled Louvre, the other, Opera — and yes, most rooms overlook one of these iconic landmarks, while others gaze out at a quaint courtyard.
  • In the bar, the mood is set with dark red velvet, bohemian furniture and towering marble pillars. Weekly jazz concerts provide a chance to relax and linger over custom cocktails, French wine and, of course, champagne.
  • A glance upward to the ceiling at Brasserie du Louvre will reveal golden frescos meant to symbolize and connect to the famous painters who created some of the masterpieces viewed inside the famed Parisian museum.
  • You couldn’t ask for a better location from which to explore the heart of Paris’ art and culture. The hotel is surrounded by the Musée du Louvre, the Comédie-Française, the Palais Garnier and Palais Royal square
Things to Know
• The restaurant’s terrace also features glass walls that eliminate excess noise from passersby in this popular area.

• Grab a workout at the hotel’s small, but efficient 24-hour fitness center located on the mezzanine level.
The Rooms
  • Every room is uniquely decorated to some degree; some feature neutral colors and sleek furnishings, others have patterned wallpaper and printed curtains.
  • All are soundproofed, offer complimentary Wi-Fi, a mini-bar and a safe large enough to secure and store a laptop.
  • The suites are impressive, with luxurious fabrics and large floor-to-ceiling windows with show-stopping views.
  • Inside the Pissarro Suite, which was inspired by artist Camille Pissarro’s impressionist paintings, you’ll find warm accents of amber against subtle gray walls.
The Restaurants
  • The recently renovated Brasserie du Louvre embraces classical Parisian style, from the dark wood furnishings with gilded accents to the white cloths that cover the tables both inside and on the terrace.
  • The brasserie is the Paris hotel’s main restaurant, open to the public and where hotel guests take leisurely breakfasts.
  • Fare is undeniably French, but with a contemporary take on classics. Snack on oysters, sautéed prawns and snails or feast on duck breast fillet, beef tartare and veal.
  • And while you could order fresh fruit or sorbet for dessert, it would be a shame to skip the crêpes Suzette served with flaming Grand Mariner.
Getting There
Place André Malraux, 75001 Paris, France
CDG ((40 min))  
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