Hotel Le Bristol

112, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, France
8th Arr. (Champs-Elysées/Madeleine)

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18.5
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  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service19
  • Overall18.5
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Hotel Description

The most well-mannered of the Paris grand hotels is the Bristol, named after an English lord and a bishop. It is also by far the most reserved. Rather appropriately, it’s where Newland Archer stays in that final, heartbreaking scene in Wharton's Age of Innocence, when he goes to see Madame Olenska and, at the last minute, holds back. There is something about the Bristol that inspires both romance and restraint.

Like a frosted cake, the Bristol is creamy Art Deco on the outside, and decadent 18th-century within. It’s particularly fine in spring, when the window boxes of geraniums are in bloom and the large garden is redolent with the smell of magnolia. The pool is one of the few in Paris, and though small, it is beautiful, enclosed in glass and bathed in Parisian sunlight.

With its 18th-century antique furniture, Gobelin tapestries, and artwork that once hung in the Louvre, the Bristol is as pure a dose of pre-modern Parisian style as you’re likely to run across these days. But in spite of this, it never looks aged or faded. The penthouse, which has been played host to everyone from Marilyn Monroe to Prince, has been subtly refurbished, its once-unfortunate yellow replaced with cool white. Nonetheless, for all its character it’s a favorite among style leaders — you won't have a chance of getting a room during fashion week.

As for why it’s so popular, we have a few guesses. Maybe it’s the silent, inscrutable staff, who insiders swear give the greatest service in the city. Maybe it's those bathrooms — the largest in Paris — and the Hermes robes. Maybe it’s the long-serving chef Eric Frechon. Or maybe it’s the spa, by the Swiss brand La Prairie. Most of all, though, it’s got to be the atmosphere. Plenty of hotels aim to recapture the Paris of years past — it’s just that this one comes quite a bit closer than most.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 188 Rooms
  • Style: Traditional Elegance
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Smoking rooms (on request)
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)

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Pets are allowed on request although charges may apply.

Credit cards accepted:

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Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Saint Honoré Suite

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1184 ft²/110 m².
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    Views: courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Terrace One Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1184 ft²/110 m².
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  • Elysée Suite

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1291 ft²/120 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Two Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1455 ft²/135 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Princiere One Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1614 ft²/150 m².
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  • Paris One Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1614 ft²/150 m².
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  • Panoramic One Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1829 ft²/170 m².
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    This room includes:

    • full kitchen
  • Penthouse Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2152 ft²/200 m².
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  • Two Bedroom Imperial Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2852 ft²/264 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Superior Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 322 ft²/30 m².
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    Views: courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Royal Two Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 3229 ft²/300 m².
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  • Deluxe Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 430 ft²/40 m².
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    Views: garden or street.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Prestige Room

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 538 ft²/50 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
  • Junior Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 592 ft²/55 m².
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    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • sofa
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Junior Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 807 ft²/75 m².
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    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • sofa
    • working desk
  • Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 968 ft²/90 m².
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    Views: garden or courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Smoking rooms (on request)
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)

Need to Know

Pets are allowed on request although charges may apply.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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