Hotel 9Confidentiel Paris Marais

Paris’s latest places to stay offer a range of choices from hipster chic to classic charm

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9CONFIDENTIEL

This glamorous Philippe Starck-designed boutique in the heart of the Marais mixes the sophisticated art and poetry of Cocteau-era Paris. Its 29 rooms are bright, cosy and full of artsy charm, while suites offer panoramic views of the neighbourhood.

Brach Paris

BRACH PARIS

A pool and sports centre and design-centric rooms, lounge and restaurant give the pulse to this quintessentially cosmopolitan lodging. Stylish and comfy, the hotel’s eclectic accents and Eiffel Tower views from the rooftop gardens (and some suites) make it a standout.

Fauchon Hotel

FAUCHON L’HÔTEL

This super-chic hotel on the place de la Madeleine – the first from luxe gourmet empire Fauchon – truly delights the senses. Bright, spacious rooms (each brimming with delicious treats), a lively bar, terrace and restaurant provide utmost pleasure.

Le Grand Quartier

LE GRAND QUARTIER

Sleek and sharp, this home from home in the 10th arrondissement immerses guests in its hip neighbourhood vibe. The warm, eco-friendly setting offers congenial spaces for living, working and playing (and indulging in top-notch local coffee and cocktails).

Hotel Alfred Sommier

HÔTEL ALFRED SOMMIER

Tucked away in a courtyard near La Madeleine, this historic mansion’s soaring ceilings and refined period details give an air of luxury in counterpoint to its chic modern furnishings. The inner courtyard is a quiet haven for lunch or a cocktail.

Jo&Joe Gentilly

JO&JOE

Jo&Joe’s splashy hotel-hostel in Gentilly offers a perpetual beach party atmosphere in a hyper-cool setting. Cheerfully bright dorms and graffiti-splashed private rooms and communal spaces, with on-site food and drinks, cater to the perpetually young.

Maison Armance

MAISON ARMANCE

Luscious colours, a romantic decor and stellar views over the rooftops give this intimate address, just steps from the Tuileries Gardens, the feel of a private pied-à-terre. Soft velvet and warm brass highlights complete an atmosphere of total repose.

OKKO Paris

OKKO PARIS

Form, function and top-notch design unite in this contemporary hotel – the latest in the budget Okko chain. Sleek, comfy lounge areas sport a chic vibe with all the complimentary beverages and snacks you want, while rooms are bright, compact and streamlined.

Hotel Grand Powers

HÔTEL GRAND POWERS

A chic makeover has brought this 1920s hotel to luxurious new heights, with all the trimmings of its palace hotel neighbours and none of the pretension. Expect plush rooms with splendid marble baths, some with terraces and Eiffel Tower views.

Hotel du Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees

HÔTEL DU ROND-POINT DES CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES

A stylish upgrade has given this 19th- century mansion two blocks from the Champs-Élysées a sleek period look. Some of the nattily dressed rooms have terraces – and the pool is perfect for relaxing laps.

Sinner Paris. Photo: Guillaume de Laubier

SINNER

The Marais’s most coveted new address exudes an air of provocative fun. The art- filled lounge, restaurant and lobby contrast with dusky hidden nooks, while evocative details and treats in the sumptuously decorated rooms invite playful indulgence.

Hotel de Berri

HÔTEL DE BERRI

Set back on a quiet side street off the Champs-Élysées, a glass façade conceals a private leafy park and extravagant jewel-toned rooms. Opulent antique-filled rooms, marble- clad common spaces and original artworks are the finishing touches.

From France Today magazine

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Jennifer Ladonne
American journalist Jennifer Ladonne, a Paris resident since 2004, writes regular features on French heritage, culture, travel, food & wine for France Today magazine, and is the restaurants and hotels reviewer for Fodor's Paris, France and Provence travel guides. Her articles have appeared in CNN Travel, AFAR, The Huffington Post, MSN and Business Insider.

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