Sumptuous ambience of some hotels tells stories that guests cherish forever. Jays Paris, Hotel Luxembourg Parc, Hotel des Academies et des Arts, One by The Five and Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris belong to the same league. All the five upscale hotels, located close to one or the other famous landmark of Paris, France, host uber the rich. A fine collection of work of arts, antique furniture and tapestries, and state-of-the-art gizmos complement contemporary designs. However, natural light-filled bathrooms and regal bedrooms are privilege of travelers with very deep pockets only.
Jays Paris, housed in a 19th century building set in Triangle d’or of Paris, is suffused with natural light. Carefully restored antique furniture complements roomy serene suites. The Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysees, the Eiffel Tower and Trocadero are within walking distance of the property.
Hotel Luxembourg Parc epitomizes Empire, Louis XV and Louis XVI styles of decoration. A room is also decorated in Napoleon III style. Original sculptures of Antonio Nocera, an Italian sculptor, enhance its courtyard. Guests can stroll up to Luxembourg Gardens, Saint Germain des Pres and the Pantheon.
Hotel des Academies et des Arts in Latin Quarter on the left bank of the River Siene is steps from Montparnasse and Jardin du Luxemburg. The boutique property, known for creative arts, is embellished with “white bodies” created by Jerome Mesnager and sculptures of Sophie de Watrigant. In rooms, modern materials are used to create classic design in hues of red, plum and taupe.
One by The Five, a short walk from Luxembourg Garden, the Pantheon, Arenes de Lutece and rue Mouffetard, is an avant-garde boutique hotel comprising just one suite fitted with a webcam and close-circuit television. Guests on its “floating bed” feel that they are on clouds. It is complete with a black lacquer kitchenette, an opaque glass waterfall shower and a tiny dressing table stocked with an assortment of perfumes.
Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, located near the Champs Elysees, the River Seine, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, occupies an 8-storey building erected in 1928 in the center of Triangle d’or. Beautifully restored tapestries of 18th century accent its charm. Private terraces of elegantly appointed suites command views of the City of Light. Each Royal One-Bedroom suite is a plush house comprising a spacious living room with a marble fireplace, full-service kitchen, dining area, private office, master bedroom with marble bathroom featuring sauna and steam room, dressing room and guest powder room.