“A true oasis of Parisienne opulence.”
From the moment we arrived, walking into the Hotel Athenee was like walking into an oasis off the bustling Parisienne streets.
The staff were immediately warm and welcoming taking care of our every need.
We arrived a few hours before check in and were directed to a small brasserie for lunch, ‘Le Mondial’. We rolled back to the hotel three hours later (and a few grand cru Bordeaux’s later) to be shown to our plush albeit compact bijou of a room (Superior Double). Like all Paris hotel rooms, space was not in abundance, however the luxury fittings, Hermes toiletries and absolutely amazing bath and shower more than made up for it.
Indeed throughout the hotel the decor exuded luxury and opulence in a bohemian and a muted calm of a yesteryear Paris.
On our last night in Paris (my partner’s birthday), we really wanted seats at a show that was booked out far in advance, but despite this they were able to make a phone call and not only get tickets, but went all the way and arranged VIP tickets for us, concierge at its best!
Arriving back at 3am for cocktails to be served to us in the room was the cherry on the cake.
We will definitely return to this hotel in the future and would highly recommend this hotel to couples who are in Paris for a romantic break and want to experience a real feel Paris hotel.
Tripadvisor reviewed October 15, 2013
“Ultimate little place in Paris”
My wife and I needed to find a room after we were unable to book a second night at Le Grand just up the road. I did a quick search and came across the Athenee. We frankly were not that worried about the accommodation since we were leaving for a week’s stay in Normandy and had plenty of appointments and lunch and dinner reservations to keep us busy. The website looked promising. I have to say that our stay was one of our favorite of the entire trip and we stayed at some beauties during the rest of the trip. It is small and super cute. It just oozes charm and is a truly “boutique” hotel. The lobby looks like the vestibule of the opera Garnier. Comfortable places to sit, gorgeous drapes and pillows with a very mood full lighting. Our room was super cute too, and as other travelers have noted, an absolute wonder of a shower. Hermes toiletries to boot. Loved the modern design accents throughout the room, coupled with the traditional “mansard” aspect of the original building, also loved the fabric lined walls, truly wanted to rip it off and take it home, I did not though! To sum up it , we want to go back and soon!!! A truly stunning place, Merci et a bientot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tripadvisor reviewed October 11, 2013
If I could define in one Word Hotel Athenee´s team would be SMILE, we spent 8 nights, and no matter morning or late night front desk always met us with friendly smile on their face.
It is a lovely hotel in one of the best locations in Paris
Tripadvisor reviewed September 26, 2013
This is a lovely place with magnificent people who take care of their guests very nicely. The first thing is that you feel at home surrounded by people who care about you and your family, never wasting your time and always extremely helpful.
Tripadvisor reviewed September 2, 2013
“Great Service in a great location”
I recommend Hotel Athenee for a short break to Paris, especially if travelling alone – it’s in easy walking reach of most destinations – their taxi service they use was prompt, efficient and helpful. I used their dry-cleaning service for a prompt 24hr turnaround. The staff were very courteous and helpful I will be definitely staying there again on any return visit. Merci beaucoup!
Tripadvisor reviewed August 26, 2013
“Lovely place in Paris”
Hotel Athenee is a lovely place in Paris city center. We love the spirit of the place .. Our room was small but really cute and the team was fantastic, since our check-in, receptionist took care of us and provide such good recommendation for restaurant. We will be back!
Tripadvisor reviewed August 10, 2013
“perfect stay in Paris”
This hotel is really well placed in the center of paris. the service is great and rooms are great. Food is really good. the breakfast was perfect for all the family.
thank you so much and be your i’ll b bask as soon as i return to Paris
Tripadvisor reviewed August 5, 2013
“Lovely small Parisian hotel in a wonderful location!”
I am currently staying at the hotel Athenee in central Paris and would highly recommend it. I have a king bed in an air conditioned room with a lovely modern washroom … It is small but perfect. Staff are wonderful and very helpful and the red bar in the lobby is very romantic. Housekeeping services are terrific. Small details like Hermes toiletries were a pleasant and appreciated surprise! And the bed is so so comfortable. Highly recommend!
Tripadvisor reviewed July 14, 2013
The rooms are beautiful and location close to the Opera is great! The perfect hotel for those who like a more intimate experience than one of the bigger “chains.” The small staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and very helpful. I fully recommend.
Tripadvisor reviewed July 2, 2013
“Best shower in Europe!!”
Seriously, I have many, many compliments: friendly & helpful staff, attractive rooms, VERY comfortable bed, nice closet space with drawers and excellent location, but the shower was the kicker for me. It was just one of those things that I have found to be sub-par in other hotels, but this one was much nicer. Hermes soaps and toiletries are lovely. The rooms are small, as typical in Europe, but the service is grand, and it is the service upon which European hotels are rated.
My only complaint is that it was too warm in the room (and the hotel in general), but they turned on the air conditioner as soon as they heard the complaint. It is in a lively area, with easy access to metro and train. GREAT SHOPPING AREA!! Lots of fine restaurants, cafes and even a Starbucks (I know, but after three days I needed a giant American coffee).
Tripadvisor reviewed October 1, 2013
“Attention to detail”
Before we arrived we had many questions, the type of service we received was comparable to highly rated hotels. We arrived early and left our suitcases and explored the area with more great advice. They made our trip much easier to navigate in so many ways and all staff was friendly. Our room was very cute and intimate(small, but that is what they advertise) our room made us feel luxurious and enveloped in warmth. The breakfast was great, one afternoon I wanted mint tea which they did not have, what they did was made fresh tea out of mint leaves. I love this kind of customer service. The lobby is so cute, and the attention to detail in this quant hotel provides a great experience!
Tripadvisor reviewed September 14, 2013