Set among boutiques in the 1st arr., this hip hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Tuileries metro station and the Jardin des Tuileries, and an 11-minute walk from the Musée du Louvre.

Elegant, classic rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and iPod docks, plus minibars with complimentary drinks. Opulent suites add living areas. Room service is available 24/7.

There’s a lively restaurant with terrace seating and a trendy lounge/bar with live DJ sets. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a steam room and a gym, as well as a day spa, a perfumery and a jewelry store.

The flagship of the Costes empire, this hotel is better known for its inside courtyard. Great spot for a romantic summer dinner or for some simple people watching. The bar offers an eclectic crowd as well.

Even if you decide to stay elsewhere when in Paris, visit Hôtel Costes for an evening of fine wine, great food and atmosphere in one of the most exciting and busy places in the city to indulge in a truly Parisian experience.