Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees
From the welcoming smile of the doorman to the vaulted ceiling and elegance of the lobby, the four-star Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees envelopes you in exclusive 1920’s-inspired design from the moment you arrive. Surrounded by a curated art collection, you will experience an American-style breakfast in Art Deco comfort, enjoy lunch in a fountain courtyard, and sip cocktails in the evening from a bar that once served Clark Gable and Elizabeth Taylor — all just moments from Paris’s most famous landmarks and some of the best luxury shopping in town.
- Rest in 155 guestrooms and 17 suites tastefully decorated in Parisian chic
- Enjoy the central location, minutes’ walk from Paris’s must-sees
- Work in one of 7 meeting rooms, 4 that open to the interior patio
- Savor a tranquil lunch, dinner, or cocktail on the intimate patio
- Admire the carefully curated 3,000-strong art collection
Maturity sets Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees apart. In the years after the liberation of France, journalists interviewed Orson Welles, Clark Gable, Richard Burton, and Elizabeth Taylor in the hotel’s regal suites. Hollywood’s greats drank on the private patio with its pretty tiled fountain, and also at the bar that now has more than 200 varieties of whisky.
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Since pioneering French hotelier Pierre Bermond gave Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees its touch of magic in the 1920s, the hotel’s 155 guestrooms have had true Parisian fashion at their heart. Classic furniture showcases the best of French history in immaculately contemporary spaces with a homey feel. For a longer stay, you might prefer the charm of the 17 spacious suites that marry authentic Parisian life with four-star hotel service.
With American service still very much part of the hotel’s personality, the staff goes the extra mile with things such as helping you plan your day, booking theater tickets, arranging transportation, and making dinner reservations at top restaurants. If you are in Paris on business, the business lounge is an ideal spot to work and there is also plenty of meeting space available for larger groups.
Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees’s restaurants and bars bring out the best of French cuisine. With Chef Gilles Courtin at the helm, you can expect creative dishes that use locally sourced ingredients.
The Lounge Bar Restaurant – Using the best local produce, the Lounge Bar Restaurant serves inventive dishes crafted by Chef Gilles Courtin. Choose cod rillettes with wasabi emulsion, orange condiment and shredded tonka beans, or prawn risotto with squid ink and feta cheese. Finish off your meal with the decadent orange panna cotta with crystalized carrots.
Lounge Bar – This is the room that makes Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees what it is — a favorite for the greats of the silver screen.
The Patio – An intimate outdoor space with tables arranged around at tiled blue fountain, just steps from the iconic Avenue des Champs Élysées. The patio is open for lunch, dinner, or drinks throughout the day.
Cadre d’Or – Tucked into a corner of the patio, near the art-deco fountain, sits the Cadre d’Or breakfast room, welcoming you to your American-style breakfast daily from 7 a.m.
Work out at the hotel fitness center, relax while enjoying a drink or meal on the private patio, and take your time exploring the collection of more than 3,000 unique pieces of art.
Let hotel reception help you plan your day so you can make the most of your time in Paris. The convenient proximity of the hotel means you can be anywhere in the city within minutes, while many landmarks are within walking distance, including:
- Arc de Triomphe
- Musèe du Louvre
- Musèe d’Orsay
- Jardins de Champs-Élysées
- Palais Garnier
- Place du Trocadero
- Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
- Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
- Palais Galliera
- Musée National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet
Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees
In the heart of the Triangle d’Or in the fashionable 8th Arrondissement, Hotel California Paris Champs Elysees is on Rue de Berri, minutes from the iconic Avenue des Champs Élysées.
Paris Charles de Gaulle International airport is 17 mi / 27 km away.
It is a seven-minute walk to George V metro station.
Gare du Nord train station is just 2.5 mi / 4 km.
Valet parking is available at an extra cost.