In Paris’ chic eighth arrondissement, Hotel Balzac is a distinctive boutique hotel with comfortable guestrooms and suites finished with the finest of décor. Built in the 19th century for the director of the Paris Opéra, the hotel blends original features with modern design flair to reflect its rich history. From deep carpets to gold drapes, this hotel is a delight to return to after a day exploring the heart of Paris.
- Enjoy the Neo-Classical décor in the 69 guestrooms decorated by Anne-Marie Sabatier
- Sample the French cuisine of acclaimed three Michelin-star head chef, Pierre Gagnaire
- Explore the must-see attractions of Paris from the perfect pied-à-terre
- View the Paris skyline from balconies and watch the Eiffel Tower light up at night
Hotel Balzac is renowned for its decadence, prime location, and some of the finest dining Paris has to offer. Recline on an embroidered chaise lounge while sipping cocktails, wake up to views of the Eiffel Tower, and browse the prestigious boutiques along Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V.
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With 69 guestrooms, including 12 grand suites, Hotel Balzac defines glamorous Parisian accommodation. Vintage desks, ornately carved headboards, and heavy fabrics grace every guestroom. Accents of gold on the traditional sofas and chaise lounges are enhanced by the soft glow of decadent lighting in the breathtaking Royal Suite. Step out onto your wrought-iron balcony for a glass of wine and stunning views of the Eiffel Tower.
Soft lighting and a rich color palette add to the intimate, romantic atmosphere extending throughout Hotel Balzac. Indulge in an in-room spa treatment before ordering the finest of cuisine delivered to your door. Then explore the hotel’s collection of antique books and lithographs remembering the distinguished author Honoré de Balzac, who spent the end of his life in the hotel. If you are in Paris on business, host meetings and entertain guests in the discreetly high-tech Byron Meeting room.
The beating heart of great cuisine, Paris is known for its exceptional dining experiences; so, too, is Hotel Balzac. With Pierre Gagnaire — once named Best Chef in the World — at the helm of his eponymous restaurant, the food here is exquisite. The Lounge Bar, located in the atrium under a hanging garden, is ideal for casual cocktails on plush sofas.
Pierre Gagnaire – Named for its acclaimed head chef, Pierre Gagnaire showcases sublime contemporary French cuisine that has earned three Michelin stars. With subdued lighting, soft background music, and dark wooden décor, this sophisticated setting encourages you to relax and enjoy the innovative fusion of flavors it is renowned for.
Lounge Bar – With bright décor and natural light filtering through the domed atrium, the Lounge Bar is a wonderful place to stop for a meal or enjoy a cocktail or two in the evening. Relaxed and inviting, plum and orange colors add a playful edge to the Lounge Bar’s grandeur.
Relax in the Lounge Bar and dine in the prestigious Pierre Gagnaire restaurant before heading out to explore one of the most dynamic and evocative cities in the world.
Hotel Balzac is close to Paris’ main attractions, making it easy to explore the sights. Take in the art at the Musée du Louvre, wander through the gardens of the Champs-Elysées, or climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Avenue George V and Avenue Montaigne are the most prestigious places to go for designer shopping and haute couture — as well as to fill a box of elegant macarons.
In the prime location of Paris’ eighth arrondissement, Hotel Balzac is a gentle stroll from the Champs-Elysées and right next to the sought-after Golden Triangle. World-famous shopping and some of the best museums in the world are all easy to get to with the Clefs d’Or concierges' expert guidance.
Charles de Gaulle International Airport is 21 mi / 33 km away.
Paris-Orly Airport is just a 14 mi / 22 km journey.
The Charles de Gaulle Métro Station, connecting you to the rest of Paris, is an easy two-minute stroll from the hotel.
Valet parking available for a fee.