Why so chic?

Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • In the heart of the Left Bank

  • Former royal family residence

  • Family-run hotel with friendly service

Chic Treats

Only when you book with Chic

Room upgrade (subject to availability)

Early check-in/late check-out (subject to availability)

Welcome drinks

  • Overview

    Hotel Louison (previously known as Hotel Aviatic) is a family-run boutique hotel with 42 rooms in Saint-Germain, Paris. Previously the royal residence King Louis XIV's illigitimate children, the hotel is steeped in history. In 1912, the pioneering aviators from the Issy-les-Moulineaux airfield stayed at the hotel, which gave this Chic Retreat its name today.

    The intimacy and elegance of this townhouse hotel is characterised by a treasure trove of antique furniture and parquet floors. The recent renovations by architect F. Foucaut add to its stylishness without disrupting it's authentic aura. Sculpted busts and period mouldings mix with modern features to give guests a comfortable and atmospheric experience.

    Hotel Louison is perfectly located in the heart of the Left Bank, within walking distance of the Seine and some of the best shops, cafes and restaurants in Paris. The staff speak English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, and extra care is taken to ensure that guests feel at home. 


    With a robust mix of reds, greys and browns, in addition to a marble fireplace, read or enjoy a drink in the 19th-century style sitting room. You can also sink into armchairs near the computer room, or explore the hidden winter garden.

    Beyond the hotel, there is plenty to explore around Paris. The Left Bank is famous for its trendy art galleries and boutique shops. 


    The cosy breakfast room at Hotel Louison is decorated with a large map of 18th-century Paris, creating a truly Parisian atmosphere. The French-style buffet offers delicious breads and pastries, all sourced from a traditional Parisian boulangerie, as well as a selection of fruit, cereals, cheeses and cold meats.

    Outside of the hotel, there are plenty of places to sink your teeth into. The Left Bank is a haven for trendy cafes and restaurants where you can sample traditional French cuisine.

  • Facilities

    air conditioning

    car parking

    child friendly

    pets allowed


    24-hour front-desk
  • Location

    105 RUE DE VAUGIRARD, Saint Germain, Paris 75006, Paris, France

    How to get there?

    BY METRO Closest station: Montparnasse Bienvenue (lines 4, 6, 12, 13), 200 metres from the hotel.

    Nearest airport

    Nearest airport: Paris Orly, or CDG Distance from nearest airport: 20 minutes or 35 minutes

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

    Hotel Louison is a small hotel on a grand scale with a clever mix of styles, colours and materials. Built in 1856, many of the original features and character of the hotel remain in place today. There are 3 room types to choose from: The Executive Room can sleep up to 3 people in a double and a single bed or three single beds and for couples looking for a little more space this is the perfect choice. The Prestige Rooms are decorated in fabrics by Manuel Canovas, Kenzo and Designers Guild and are our favourite rooms. The Traditional Rooms are the smallest and do not have a bath like the others, but the bathroom is fitted with an Italian shower, featuring slate tiles and chrome taps and are of these are full of Left Bank charm. All rooms have complimentary WiFi. Baby beds are free (under 2 years old), on request and only available in Prestige or Executive rooms.

    ONLY {{ getRoomAvailability() }} ROOMS LEFT


    Max 2 guests
    1 Double bed
    15 m2
    Amenities: hairdryer, shower, telephone, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, mini bar, safety deposit box
    ONLY {{ getRoomAvailability() }} ROOMS LEFT


    Max 2 guests
    18 m2
    Amenities: bathtub/shower combination, crib / cot, hairdryer, shower, telephone, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box
    ONLY {{ getRoomAvailability() }} ROOMS LEFT


    Max 3 guests
    22 m2
    Amenities: bathtub/shower combination, crib / cot, hairdryer, telephone, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, mini bar, safety deposit box
    ONLY {{ getRoomAvailability() }} ROOMS LEFT


  • Conditions
    Payments policy

    Deposit: the guest pays a deposit to secure the booking and the balance is paid by the guest to the Property on checkout

    Cancellation policy

    Early Booking / Non refundable: 100% prepaid. In case of modification, cancellation or no show the prepayment won't be refund.

    Check-in/check-out policy

    Check in: from 14.00 Check out: 12.00

    Check-in time: 14:00

    Check-out time: 12:00

    Early check-in: no

    Late check-out: no

    Please note

    City tax, 1.65€ per adult and per night not included.



Each hotel selected for its unique charm by Lulu the founder.


Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.


If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)



Not far from the Grands Boulevards, Hotel Panache is a 40 room boutique hotel and restaurant in the heart of the French capital in the 9th arrondissement.


Hotel Bienvenue is visionary, young entrepreneur, Adrien Gloaguen's latest boutique hotel opening in Paris. This trendy spot is in the heart of the 9th arrondissement and with its outdoor terrace, cocooning rooms and pastries by Anais Olmer de Bogato it's sure to be a hit with all the family.


Hotel Cambon is an authentic boutique hotel in Paris, just a few seconds from Maison Chanel. Infused with charm and elegance this delightful hotel's focus is on making the guests happy.


The 36 rooms at Hotel Basss are contemporary and stylish. This boutique hotel in Montmartre Paris is ideal if you're on a budget but looking for a chic hotel in the city.

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)