So in the last few weeks between May and June, I’ve gotten a lot of my tour clients asking me about the best hotels to stay in Paris. And at the same time, I found a podcast where three women basically travel all over the world and stay at amazing hotels just with points! So I was like, hold on what a hot minute … what if we can put the two together and get a sweet spot for Paris?
Cards Included in this article:
Chase Ultimate Rewards
Citi ThankYou Points
Capital One Venture Miles
American Express Membership Rewards
Here are what I consider to be some of the best hotels in Paris, to book with reward miles cards and points.
I’d call all these hotels luxury hotels with exceptional everything from location to staff.
Let’s take a look at the following programs and suggested hotels:
Chase Ultimate Rewards:
Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile: Located in the heart of Paris, stands tall as a modern landmark, boasting an exceptional location near the renowned Champs-Elysées. This contemporary hotel offers breathtaking views of the city skyline, including the iconic Eiffel Tower. The rooms and suites are spacious and thoughtfully designed, providing a comfortable retreat after a day of exploration.
- Take a leisurely stroll along the Champs-Elysées, known for its high-end boutiques, cafes, and vibrant atmosphere.
- Admire the architectural marvel of the Arc de Triomphe, a symbol of French triumph and grandeur.
Park Hyatt Paris Vendome: Nestled in the prestigious Vendome neighborhood, the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome epitomizes elegance and sophistication. This luxurious hotel blends contemporary design with timeless charm, offering guests an exquisite haven in the heart of Paris. The rooms and suites are meticulously designed to provide a seamless fusion of comfort and style, ensuring a truly indulgent stay.
- Discover the world-renowned Louvre Museum, home to the iconic Mona Lisa and countless other masterpieces.
- Embark on a shopping spree along the glamorous Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, lined with high-end fashion boutiques.
InterContinental Paris Le Grand: Situated near the magnificent Opera Garnier, the InterContinental Paris Le Grand is a historic hotel that exudes Parisian grandeur. With its lavish architecture and refined interiors, this iconic establishment has been welcoming discerning travelers for over a century. The rooms and suites offer a perfect blend of classic elegance and modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and luxurious stay.
- Indulge in a world-class shopping experience at Galeries Lafayette, a grand department store renowned for its high-end fashion and stunning Art Nouveau architecture.
Citi ThankYou Points:
Located in the heart of Paris, just steps away from the Louvre Museum, Hotel du Louvre combines historic charm with modern luxury. This iconic hotel boasts an elegant façade and beautifully appointed rooms and suites, offering a seamless blend of comfort and sophistication.
- Immerse yourself in art and history at the Louvre Museum, home to renowned works including the Mona Lisa and the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
- Wander through the charming Palais Royal, with its beautiful gardens and elegant arcades.
Situated in the prestigious Vendome neighborhood, The Westin Paris Vendome stands as an elegant sanctuary in the heart of Paris. This grand hotel exudes timeless beauty and sophistication, with its magnificent architecture and luxurious interiors. The spacious rooms and suites are tastefully designed, providing a haven of relaxation and tranquility.
- Discover the iconic Louvre Museum, housing masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo.
- Stroll through the Tuileries Garden, a picturesque oasis perfect for a leisurely walk or a peaceful picnic.
- Indulge in high-end shopping along Rue Saint-Honoré, renowned for its luxury boutiques and designer stores.
Nestled near the charming Trocadero Gardens and the awe-inspiring Eiffel Tower, Renaissance Paris Le Parc Trocadero Hotel offers a unique blend of contemporary style and refined elegance. This boutique hotel provides a serene retreat amidst the bustling city, with its stylishly designed rooms and suites.
- Take in the breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower from Trocadero Gardens, a popular spot for photography and relaxation.
Capital One Venture Miles:
Le Meridien Etoile: Nestled in the heart of Paris, boasts a prime location near the famous Champs-Elysées, making it an ideal base for exploring the city. This modern and stylish hotel offers contemporary comfort with spacious rooms and suites designed to provide a relaxing retreat after a day of Parisian adventures.
- Take a leisurely stroll along the iconic Champs-Elysées, lined with high-end boutiques, theaters, and cafes. To be fair you’ll also find that today its also a mix of fast food chains.
- Immerse yourself in art at the Palais de Tokyo, a contemporary art museum that hosts cutting-edge exhibitions.
- Visit the nearby Arc de Triomphe, an architectural masterpiece offering panoramic views of the city.
With its rich history and elegant Art Nouveau design, Hotel Lutetia stands as a timeless landmark in the vibrant Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood. This legendary hotel has welcomed luminaries, artists, and intellectuals over the years. The exquisitely designed rooms and suites combine classic elegance with modern amenities, providing a luxurious retreat.
- Explore the literary and artistic heritage of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, home to legendary cafes like Café de Flore and Les Deux Magots.
- Discover the historic Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, one of the oldest churches in Paris.
Located in the prestigious Avenue Montaigne, Hotel Plaza Athénée epitomizes Parisian luxury and sophistication. This iconic hotel offers elegant rooms and suites adorned with chic and timeless decor. From its Michelin-starred restaurants to its world-class spa, every aspect of this hotel exudes opulence and refinement.
- Indulge in a luxury shopping spree along Avenue Montaigne, known for its high-end fashion houses and designer boutiques.
- Immerse yourself in art at the nearby Grand Palais, a historic exhibition hall hosting renowned art exhibitions and cultural events.
American Express Membership Rewards:
Tucked away in the upscale 8th arrondissement, Hotel Balzac exudes refined elegance and a touch of whimsy. This boutique hotel boasts a rich history, with its Art Deco-inspired interiors paying homage to the renowned French writer Honoré de Balzac. The meticulously designed rooms and suites offer a luxurious retreat, blending classic charm with modern amenities.
- Explore the world-famous Champs-Elysées, a bustling avenue known for its high-end shops, theaters, and iconic landmarks.
- Immerse yourself in art at the nearby Palais de la Découverte, a science museum that offers interactive exhibits for all ages.
- Visit the Arc de Triomphe, a monumental triumphal arch that offers panoramic views of Paris from its observation deck.
Nestled near the prestigious Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Hotel Napoleon Paris exudes timeless elegance and grandeur. This five-star hotel, named after the iconic French emperor, offers a luxurious retreat with its opulent interiors and meticulously appointed rooms and suites. Immerse yourself in the belle époque ambiance while enjoying impeccable service.
- Explore the world-class art collections at the Musée Jacquemart-André, housed in a stunning mansion known for its decorative arts.
- Indulge in a shopping spree at the luxury boutiques and flagship stores along the renowned Avenue Montaigne.
- Take a leisurely stroll through the Jardin des Champs-Elysées, a picturesque park offering a tranquil escape from the city bustle.
- Located in the former residence of Prince Roland Bonaparte, Shangri-La Hotel Paris offers a regal experience in the heart of Paris. This lavish palace hotel combines 19th-century splendor with modern luxury, offering rooms and suites that exude sophistication and comfort. Enjoy panoramic views of the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River from the hotel’s terrace.
- Admire the majestic Eiffel Tower, a symbol of Paris and an architectural marvel, located just a short stroll away.
- Take a boat cruise along the Seine River, offering a unique perspective of the city’s landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Louvre Museum.
Please note that availability and redemption rates may vary based on the program and the time of the year. It’s always recommended to check with the respective rewards program for the most up-to-date information and to compare the redemption rates and benefits to determine which option works best for you.
This is not a paid or sponsored post. Almost every single type of credit card is accepted here in Paris (there is one though from the lot of American Express, Visa and Mastercard that is less accepted at some business places and shops in Paris)
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