An 18th-century Napoleonic residence converted into a luxury boutique design hotel, L’Empire Paris has a playful, contemporary feel that beautifully complements the building’s original features. Classic monochromatic design meets defining lines and creative use of mirrors in the lobby, while Harlequin-inspired headboards in guestrooms add a whimsical feel to the stylish hotel. Perfectly placed between the Musée du Louvre and the fashionable Rue Saint-Honoré, you can explore the best of Paris as soon as you step out of the hotel.
- Lounge in one of 42 modern guestrooms and suites exuding avant garde Parisian chic
- Walk to Jardins des Tuileries, Palais Royal, and Châtelet
- Treat yourself at the hotel’s inviting private spa, sauna, and hammam
- Sip a coffee while people watching at the hotel’s café
- Have the expert concierge book seats at the opera or ballet
- Dine at nearby Michelin-starred restaurants and top brasseries
From the charming hotel, step into the historic heart of Paris and admire the beauty of this romantic city as you stroll the banks of the river Seine. Stroll along Rue de Rivoli, one of the city’s best shopping streets and home to the most influential designer brands in the world.
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Bright, spacious, and soundproof, L’Empire Paris’s 42 guestrooms use Harlequin-inspired headboards and oversized images of Paris as feature walls to create fresh, funky spaces that move away from the traditional Parisian stay. Pops of color, glass desks, and towering drapes nod to stereotypical Paris chic, creating a cozy feeling of home. Enjoy fine linens, spa-like bathrooms, and smartphones with unlimited calls and WiFi.
What sets L’Empire Paris apart is the care and attention placed on making you feel welcome and pampered. Well-equipped meeting rooms are ideal for business, or you could simply catch up on emails from the comfort of the lounge bar.
L’Empire Paris has a comfortable and stylish lounge bar open throughout the day with outdoor seating, so you can enjoy people watching or the understated brilliance of alfresco dining.
L’Empire Café – This intimate space can welcome up to 30 people and be reserved for private events and business meetings. Enjoy a daily buffet breakfast or light meals and salads throughout the day. Sip a signature cocktail as you choose which global tapas dishes to have for dinner, and which wine to pair them with.
The 1st Arrondissement is also home to some of Paris’s finest restaurants and bars:
Le Meurice Alain Ducasse – A two-Michelin starred restaurant serving fine-dining French cuisine in a stunning building.
La Cordonnerie – Serving traditional French cuisine with a home-cooked feel exuding typical French charm.
Le Café Marly – A contemporary French brasserie overlooking the Musée du Louvre’s iconic glass pyramid.
Have some downtime at the hotel’s spa with a sauna, hammam, and Jacuzzi; or book yourself an indulgent massage or facial treatment. When you are feeling energized, the expert concierge team is on hand to book tickets, reserve tables, or guide you around the city.
The hotel’s prime location means you can walk directly to some of Paris’s most historic landmarks, and with just a short metro ride, you can get anywhere in the city. Some of the attractions near the hotel include:
- Musée du Louvre
- Opéra Garnier
- Les Arts Décoratifs-Mode et Textile
- Musée d’Orsay
- Musée de l’Orangerie
- Le Grand Palais
- Le Petit Palais
- La Comédie-Française
- Le Lido
- Le Moulin Rouge
- Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris
- Les Halles
- Centre Georges Pompidou
At the hotel in the 1st Arrondissement, you are an easy walk from the Musée du Louvre, the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris, and the Opéra Garnier.
Charles de Gaulle International Airport is 20 mi / 33 km away.
Paris-Orly International Airport is 10 mi / 17 km away.
The hotel can arrange airport transfers.
The Louvre-Rivoli Métro station is a three-minute walk, and Line 1 stops at the Champs-Élysées, George V, Bastille stations, and Gare de Lyon railway station.
Hop on the metro for a direct line to Gare de Lyon railway station in 10 minutes. For Gard du Nord, take the 11-minute RER train from Châtelet - Les Halles