The Plaza Athénée, Paris

The “Best hotels around the world” presents the Plaza Athénée Paris. With a firm reputation for excellence, the Plaza Athénée remains one of the surest landmarks of what is best in Paris. Located in the heart of Paris, near the Arc de Triomphe and close to the finest luxury boutiques and designers’ shops, the Plaza Athénée delivers a full luxurious experience for its guests. This remains one of the best palaces in the world.

The Plaza Athénée, Paris

The Plaza Athénée has 191 rooms and suite. Each is finely decorated in the purest French style. The décor is castle like, all furniture is made to feel opulent, with a classic elegance. Some rooms have stunning views of the Eiffel Tower. Other rooms have large terraces, a great way to enjoy the Parisian sunset over the roofs of the city. Despite its classic elegance, the rooms benefit from the latest technology to make you feel at home.

The experience at the Plaza Athénée does not stop in the room. The sumptuous courtyard with its ivy-climbed walls to the red umbrellas offer a unique spectacle in the very heart of Paris. The courtyard is the place to eat, relax, have a drink, and share a moment with fellow guests as well as Parisians with taste who come here to unwind or meet business relations as well as friends. Diner is also one of the best French experiences, as you get to taste the three Michelin star concoctions of Alain Ducasse, simply one of the best chefs in the world.

Staying at Plaza Athénée Paris is a real treat, a profound luxurious experience. The Plaza is one the best hotels in the world. The service, the food, accommodation and the local environment make a stay here simply perfect. This is no surprise that the Plaza keeps being awarded year after year and features in the top 100 best hotels in the world.

The 8th arrondissement of Paris is located in the heart of the city and is home to some of the most iconic landmarks and attractions. One of the main draws of the 8th arrondissement is the Champs-Élysées, a famous avenue lined with luxury shops, cafes, and theatres. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll down the avenue, admiring the grand architecture and people watching, or stop in one of the many shops or restaurants for a taste of Parisian glamour.

The Plaza Athénée, Paris

Another must-visit attraction in the 8th arrondissement is the Arc de Triomphe, a towering monument that commemorates the soldiers who fought and died for France in the Napoleonic Wars. Visitors can climb to the top of the monument for panoramic views of Paris, or explore the nearby Museum of the French Army, which houses a collection of military artifacts and exhibits.

For those interested in the arts, the 8th arrondissement is home to several world-renowned museums, including the Grand Palais and the Petit Palais. The Grand Palais is an iconic Beaux-Arts building that hosts art exhibitions, fashion shows, and other cultural events, while the Petit Palais houses a collection of fine art from antiquity to the 20th century.

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