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The Best Hotels in Paris with a View of the Eiffel Tower
Let's face it, the days of backpacking and staying in a hovel are behind us. You want your trip to the City of Lights to include staying in a lovely place, full of Parisian charm and romance, with the view of Eiffel Tower from your window while you are sipping your first cafe-au-lait.
Paris has accommodation options for every budget, but there's no denying the thrill of staying in a hotel in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower.
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Apartments in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower
If you are planning to stay for longer than a few days, then renting an apartment makes a lot of sense. And Paris has some beauties - with an Eiffel Tower view.
EYEFUL OF IRON
Eyeful of Iron is located in the heart of Paris, in a modern high-rise building on a quiet avenue, just a few minutes walk to Champ de Mars and the Eiffel Tower. It has two comfortable bedrooms that can sleep up to four people. While it lacks the typical Parisian charm, you'll find that the comfort and modern amenities (and view of the Eiffel Tower) more than make up for it.
Rayz Eiffel is an apartment building that offers glamorous studios perfect for a couple looking for a place in Paris with a perfect downtown location and a view of the Eiffel Tower. While it is at a bit of a distance from the central attractions, in the 7th arrondissement, you can also see the lovely Parisian rooftops and reach all that Paris has to offer by a short walk and a trip on the metro.
Studios are beautifully designed and have a private kitchenette, luxurious bathroom and modern, elegant furniture. Pets are allowed.
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FIVE-STAR HOTELS in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower
If you really are planning the perfect luxury weekend in Paris then don't miss these five star hotels in in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower and other famous landmarks. They are some of the best Paris hotels, with panoramic views and 5-star hotel luxury.
THE SHANGRI-LA PARIS
Shangri-la Paris is one of the most luxurious hotels in Paris and it has the price tag to match, especially if you ask for a room with a view of the Eiffel Tower. And what a view it is! You might want to spend your entire stay in Paris just staring at the view, and enjoying all the luxury amenities of your fabulous room.
All rooms and suites have marble bathrooms, heated floors, elegant furniture, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, a minibar, and a coffee maker. Some have balconies. Luxury suites have living rooms and/or dining rooms.There are three restaurants and a chic bar. The hotel also has a spa, a gym and an indoor pool. All in a perfect location.
THE SOFITEL PARIS BALTIMORE EIFFEL
Located in the prestigious 16th arrondissement, the Sofitel Paris is a true Parisian beauty, with wrought-iron bannisters on the balconies overlooking the Eiffel Tower.
Close to the Champs Elysées and the Arc de Triomphe, this traditional luxury Parisian hotel is located in a 19th-century palace, and has an intimate and warm atmosphere.
A perfect example of Parisian chic, the hotel has 75 rooms and 28 suites and all the modern amenities you expect from a luxury hotel: wonderful beds, free wifi, flat-screen TVs, elegant furniture and posh bathrooms.
The Sofitel Paris also has an elegant lounge room with a library and a superb champagne bar you should not miss.
FOUR-STAR HOTELS in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower
Now, onto the four star hotels in Paris with a view of the Eiffel tower...You'll find a mix of classical and contemporary design, superior rooms and comfortable beds along the left bank and just a 5-minute walk from main attractions.
HOTEL LE WALT
Located in the 7th arrondissement, near Les Invalides and the Champ de Mars, Hotel le Walt is one of the closest hotels to the Eiffel Tower. If you want to wake up to the view of this Parisian icon, ask for a street-side room, preferably on a higher floor.
The hotel's elegant rooms are decorated with art reproductions from The Louvre and its interior has been designed by Sartres. The result is sophisticated, chic and elegant, an ideal mix of exceptional value, convenience and comfort.
All rooms and suites are equipped with a flat screen TV, free wifi, air conditioning, and a minibar. Breakfast is included.
Some of the best Parisian restaurants such as 58 Tour Eiffel, Le Jules Verne and Le Bouillon Chartier are a walking distance from the hotel.
HOTEL La Comtesse
Another 7th arrondissement hotel in the heart of Paris, La Comtesse proudly advertises its rooms for the view of the Eiffel Tower. But that is not all this charming hotel has to offer.
Hotel La Comtesse is located a short walk from Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Rooms are fairly small but are beautifully appointed and have all modern amenities such as a flat screen TV, wifi, mini bar and air conditioning.
There is a 24-hour front desk, a room service and a concierge. Guests have access to a fitness centre, a spa with a steam room and a buffet breakfast.
Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero
Hotel Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero is known to the locals for its trendy rooftop bar Eylau Paris which offers not only the best cocktails but an incomparable view of the Eiffel Tower and the entire downtown Paris.
Visitors know this modern stylish hotel for its wonderful location in the stylish 16th arrondissement and for its well appointed contemporary rooms with full amenities. While rooms are fairly small, the décor and lovely views make up for it.
All rooms are provided with free wifi, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, mini-fridges and Nespresso machines. Some rooms have balconies and suites have living rooms and sofa beds. There is a gym but you will probably get enough exercise checking out all the Paris landmarks that are within walking distance from the hotel.
Hotel de Banville
Hotel de Banville is an upscale hotel located in the 17th arrondissement, in a beautifully renovated 1927 Art Deco building. It is only a 10-minute walk from the Rue de Courcelles and its famous boutiques, as well as the market in Rue Poncelet, and the Parc Monceau.
If you want to enjoy the view of the Eiffel Tower from your room, you will need to get one of the suites on the higher floors. The view is magical and well worth it. Rooms are luxurious and beautifully decorated but fairly small. Each has its own individual décor that ranges from modern to traditional Parisian. All rooms and suites are equipped with free Wi-Fi, mini bars and flat-screen TVs and minibars. A breakfast buffet is offered in the elegant dining room.
The hotel also has a cosy lounge with a fireplace, a regular bar and a piano bar. You might prefer to search for breakfast Parisian style in the nearby Place du Maréchal-Juin, famous for its boulangeries and restaurants.
The Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
If you like modern, new hotels with sleek design and décor, Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel hotel in the 15th arrondissement is for you. Its location is unbeatable - right beneath the Eiffel Tower. If you want to see it from your room, ask for a higher floor room.
Rooms are modern and pleasant, with Eiffel tower scene murals on the walls. All rooms have flat-screen TVs, Nespresso machines and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms are luxurious and beautifully appointed. The hotel has a bright, well-lit restaurant offering international cuisine. There is also a bar, a terrace overlooking a garden, a fitness room and modern meeting facilities.
The fantastic location of this hotel makes exploring Paris a pure pleasure – everything is within walking distance. And just strolling through the historic Paris streets and boulevards is an experience in itself.
The Eiffel Trocadero
The Eiffel Trocadero is a charming small boutique hotel in the 16th arrondissement, perfect if you are planning a romantic trip to Paris. It is located right next to the Eiffel Tower on Trocadero Square near Trocadéro Gardens in the heart of Paris and within walking distance of many Paris landmarks, restaurants and shops.
The Eiffel Trocadero’s rooms are elegant and charming, each decorated in a unique style. Some rooms have a wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower. All rooms have high ceilings, hardwood floors and all modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, free wifi and minibars. Suites have a whirlpool tub and a sitting area. The hotel has a gourmet restaurant and a relaxed lounge/bar with rustic stone walls.
Le Parisis - Paris Tour Eiffel
Le Parisis is a contemporary boutique hotel in the 15th arrondissement with many rooms overlooking Eiffel Tower. It is located on busy Boulevard de Grenelle, a 16-minute walk from the Eiffel Tower and just around the corner from a metro station.
Hotel rooms are very modern but beautifully decorated. All are equipped with modern conveniences such as free Wi-Fi, loaner smartphones, flat-screen TVs and coffee machines. The bathrooms are magnificent. Suites have bay windows.
Complimentary breakfast is served in a beautiful dining room with a transparent glass ceiling. The hotel also has an elegant bar, a gym and a sauna.
THREE-STAR HOTELS in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower
No, these are not budget hotels, just surprisingly good value for what they offer. Consider them some of the best kept secrets in the French capital, with central locations with easy access to the Champs Elysees, Notre Dame, the Latin Quarter and other highlights of the City of Lights.
Hotel Duquesne Eiffel
Located directly across from the Eiffel Tower, Hotel Duquesne Eiffel is an incredibly charming place located in the 7th arrondissement, on a leafy little street between Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides. To reach the Eiffel Tower, all you have to do is take a romantic walk across the Champ de Mars.
The hotel occupies a beautifully renovated late-18th century former military boarding house. Rooms are elegant and warm and have all modern amenities. Many rooms have a view of the Eiffel Tower and a charming little balcony and all have free wifi, mini bars and flat screen TVs.
Superb value for the money, Jardins Eiffel is another 7th arrondissement small hotel with wonderful views of the Eiffel Tower. Ask for one of the Privileged Rooms on higher floors to truly enjoy the hotel view.
This refined hotel is a short walk from the riverfront park Esplanade des Invalides and only 13-minute walk from the Eiffel Tower.
The rooms are elegant and each is individually styled. All rooms have all modern amenities such as satellite TV, mini bars and free Wi-Fi. Upgraded rooms have small charming balconies. A complimentary buffet breakfast buffet is served in an elegant oak-panelled dining room and when weather permits in a lovely small courtyard.
First Hotel Paris
Located on the bank of River Seine next to a famous local bakery, a short walk from the Eiffel Tower and Rodin Museum, First Hotel Paris is a wonderful, affordable choice for those who are looking for a good quality hotel with a view of the Eiffel Tower.
The hotel is very elegant and the rooms are small but beautifully decorated and appointed. All have flat-screen TVs, minibars and free Wi-Fi.
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About the Author
This post was a contribution from Lorena Maia. Lorena and her husband Greg love travelling around the world, learning about new cultures and discovering hidden gems. Find their travel experiences and favourite places on TravelCroc.