The City of Love and Lights... what's there not to love? Upon my first trip to Paris, I instantly fell in love over and over again. Paris has the world's most coveted boutiques, Michelin stared restaurants, city backdrops that can make your heart melt (and amazing for Instagrams) and so much more. Check out my go-to stops for a weekend in Paris, because Paris is always a good idea.
Starhotels Castille: Only stay here if you're getting a suite or being upgraded (thanks Amex). Their regular sized rooms are awful. Conveniently located next to Chanel Rue Cambon.
Buddha-Bar Hotel: 5 star fusion hotel with upscale services and a boutique hotel lifestyle. More Shanghai Chic (vs Parisian Chic).
Four Seasons Hotel George V: The chicest hotel in Paris. Built in 1928, this luxurious landmark hotel off the Champs-Élysees lies 1 km from the Arc de Triomphe and 2 km from the Eiffel Tower. There are 3 renowned restaurants, an ornate afternoon tea lounge, and a chic bar featuring antique furniture and 19th-century art. Other amenities include a marble courtyard, and a luxe spa, plus an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna and a steam room.
Hôtel Costes: Dim lights, incredible beats.. the best vibes. Set among trendy boutiques, this hip hotel is one of my favorites. The hotel, courtyard, restaurant, music, bars and scent— are all unlike anything else. If you don’t stay here— eat here, #trust.
L'Avenue: Amazing for dinner or lunch. I can eat here everyday of the week, it is that amazing!
Le Relais de l'Entrecôte: Steak and French Fries are served...! Eat here for lunch. Go to the one in Saint Germain— less touristy and super cute.
Hôtel Costes: One of my favorite hotels and restaurants in the world. Can literally eat here twice a day. Can't miss!!!
Café de Flore: Incredible Parisian cafe for lunch.
Monsieur Bleu: Beyond beautiful upscale Michelin restaurant. Great for any special evening (or just because). Following dinner, we strolled to the Eiffel Tower and watched the tower light up the night. Can't miss restaurant!
L'ATELIER de Joël Robuchon: Modern French dishes & tasting menus from an acclaimed chef.
Haven’t been but heard great things (from friends):
- Chez Janou
- Chez L’Ami Louis
- Le Stresa
- Le Castiglione
- Cafe Charlot
- La Girafe
- Brasserie Lipp
Vendome: A beautiful shopping experience for those on a luxury budget. Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bvlgari, Chanel, Rolex and more all have boutiques here.
Le Marais: One of the only places in Paris where shops are open on Sundays. Here you can shop everything from thrift stores to Zara to Sandro.
Champs-Elysées aka Avenue Montaigne: Another very luxurious shopping street in Paris. A ton of high-end designers, but you can also find a few fast-fashion brands as well.
Louvre: The world's largest museum and a historic monument.
Tower Eiffel: Need I say more?
Arc De Triomphe: One of the most famous monuments in Paris.
Seine River: A beautiful river for a boat ride to see all the city has to offer. I would advise against the boat ride that includes dinner as the actual city has so much to offer from a culinary perspective...!
Traveling to Paris and have absolutely any questions?! Leave me a comment below! xx