Paris is a city of neighbourhoods, each with a distinct spirit of its very own. For centuries, it has drawn creative geniuses and revolutionary souls. Chic Retreat’s range of hip hotels and boutique apartments immerses the guest in the very heart of some of Paris’ most iconic creative and cultural hotspots. Visiting in Spring and Autumn, either side of the tourist
Where to go
Immerse yourself in the life and work of Claude Monet at the Musée Marmottan Monet, featuring some
Eat & Drink
French cuisine evolved out of the hearty dishes served by farmers and rural folk, before being refined and perfected as haute cuisine by chefs such as Auguste Escoffier in the 20th century. Therefore, it is only natural that some of Paris’ best restaurants are located by Les Halles, the city’s marketplace where produce was sold. We recommend Au Pied de Cochon (6 Rue Coquillière) for authentic, classic fare. In the same area, Auberge Nicholas Flamel (51 Rue de Montmorency) serves outstanding French fare in the former home of the famous 15th-century alchemist.
Paris has, justifiably, world famous nightlife. Le Bar (13 Rue des Beaux-Arts) in our luxury hotel, L’Hotel, is famous for its cocktail list and is a favourite of the creative set. Further afield, Le Cafe Marly (93 Rue de Rivoli) allows you to enjoy a drink overlooking the courtyard of the Louvre. Each of our hotels and boutique apartments in Paris
Where to stay
It’s not often that one of our handpicked hotels come recommended by Oscar Wilde, but L'Hotel is just that. In fact, the famous wit, poet and playwright spent his last days there. Hotel
How to get there
Paris is just over an hour’s flight from most London airports and, of course, by Eurostar, although this takes slightly longer.