L’Hôtel, Paris

13 Rue des Beaux Arts, 75006 Paris, France (show on map)

Expert reviews

New York Times review:

“Built in 1827, L’Hotel is the last place that Oscar Wilde resided, and holds a special place in Parisians’ hearts. The discreet and historic five-star hotel has 20 glamorous rooms, including a nearly 600-square-foot penthouse with a terrace a restaurant bar and hammam pool in the basement.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Paris.

Lonely Planet review:

“In a quiet quayside street, this award-winning hostelry is the stuff of romance, Parisian myths and urban legends. Rock- and film-star patrons fight to sleep in room 16, where Oscar Wilde died in 1900 and which is now decorated with a peacock motif.”

Telegraph review:

“This address is famous for being the hotel where Oscar Wilde died, but it offers more than history, with an excellent location in the heart of St-Germain, a Michelin-starred restaurant and sumptuous décor from Jacques Garcia.”

Guest rating

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4.5 out of 5.0

Ranked 19th in Paris


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All you need to know

In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris sits a luxurious, five-star hotel called L’Hôtel. Previously known as the Hôtel d’Alsace, the hotel is renowned for providing accommodations for the rich and famous. Examples include Oscar Wilde, who spent his last days in room 16, remarking I Am Dying Beyond My Means. Other celebrity guests include Marlon Brando, Mistinguett and Jorge Luis Borges.

The hotel is perfectly located so that guests can enjoy the best of Paris. This includes visiting fine arts schools, galleries and artistic spots such as typical St-Germain café, La Palette. Many key attractions are within walking distance away. They include the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Metros provide public transportation for an even more exciting adventure.

After a wonderful day of adventuring, guests can come back to the lavishly and comfortably decorated rooms. They are a mix of Empire style and Baroque detailing. This combination is prominent in the wood panels, elaborately carved wood features, grand bed heads, exquisitely patterned wallpaper and antique embellishments. Many visitors love staying in the Oscar Wilde room, which has framed pictures, manuscripts and artifacts of his work, placed there to celebrate his life after his death in the room in 1990.

Hotel Details
— 20 rooms
— Classic eclectic style

Hotel Features
— 24-hour front desk
— Concierge service
— Pets allowed
— Room service
— Business facilities
— Wellness center
— Free WiFi
— Laundry and dry cleaning services
— Luggage storage
— Ticket service
— Currency exchange
— Non-smoking rooms
— Family friendly with babysitting services available

Additional Info
— Check in begins at 3:00 PM
— Check out ends at 12:00 PM

15 Rue des Beaux Arts, 75006 Paris, France.


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