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The Paris city centre, located on the right bank of River Seine, is home to the famous Louvre (District 1) and many cultural attractions around Opéra metro station (District 9).
Hotels in these areas offer a great base to explore Paris and its gay scene, being right next to Le Marais gay district.
Why this hotel? Classic luxury. Great for sightseeing. Free WiFi.
In 1895, Auguste and Louis Lumière held the world’s first private screening of ‘projected motion pictures’, a film in Le Salon Indien du Grand Cafe, located in the basement of what is now Hotel Scribe.
The hotel’s restaurant is named Le Lumière in memory of this historic event. All 200 stylish guest rooms feature an LCD satellite TV, minibar, tea & coffee maker, free WiFi and Hermès toiletries.
Why this hotel? Cutting-edge design. Great location. Popular with gay guests. Free WiFi.
When the very first W opened in France, many wondered whether its unique concept would be toned down within its elegant 1870’s Haussmann building. No, not really.
Guest rooms and suites, described as ‘Wonderful’, ‘Fantastic’ and ‘Wow’, vary in sizes and offer cutting-edge designs and all the high-tech stuff.
Why this hotel? Central location. Near Le Marais gay village. Free WiFi.
Modern luxury hotel in central Paris, close to boutiques on Rue Saint-Honoré and a short walk to TiL’T Sauna and gay bars in Le Marais.
Le Burgundy’s careful attention to detail can be seen throughout. Each modern guest room has free WiFi, stylish furniture and iPod dock.
The Michelin-starred restaurant Le Baudelaire serves fine French cuisine, and you have free access to Carita club that features a beautiful indoor swimming pool, gym and steam bath.
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Why this hotel? Near Le Marais gay scene. Elegant design. Free WiFi.
Built in 1723, this historic building has been a private residence, a seat of government and, in 1842, the Embassy of Texas! Today, it’s one of the most elegant hotels in Paris.
Luxurious guest rooms successfully blend tradition and modernism. The hotel’s restaurant, 1 Place Vendôme, serves fine French cuisine and is recognised as one of the best in Paris.
These hotels are within walking distance of the Champs-Élysées avenue in 8th Arrondissement, near luxury shops, boutiques, café and attractions including Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde.
Why this hotel? Fabulous pool. Easy access to Le Marais gay scene. Free WiFi.
One of the best luxury boutique hotels in Paris. Conveniently located just off Champs Élysées, the Fouquet Barriere offers large rooms, styled by Jacques Garcia, a renowned French interior designer.
The rooms are tastefully furnished, even the bathrooms have an LCD TV. But the real claim to fame can be attributed to the fabulous service – you are pampered from check-in to checkout. The hotel has one of the largest indoor pools in Paris, a gym, spa & sauna. The restaurant Le Fouquet’s is a destination in its own right, for the rich and famous.
Le Marais gay bars and nightlife can be reached in 10 minutes by taxi or metro.
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Why this hotel? Great for sightseeing. Elegant rooms. Free WiFi.
Located close to Champs-Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, the Hotel Napoleon offers an great base to explore Paris. It features uniquely designed rooms, a gourmet restaurant, a bar and a gym.
Guest rooms enjoy views of Paris rooftops and the Eiffel Tower or the quiet courtyard. All rooms are elegantly furnished and spacious by European standard. Connecting rooms are available.
The in-house restaurant Bivouac Café serves some of the best French cuisines in town. There is a modern gym on the 7th floor with excellent city views (open 7am-10pm).