Hotel Lutetia is an iconic landmark in the vibrant Saint-Germain-des-Pres area of Paris. Discover the history of the city and its creative pioneers from this historic, elegant home base.

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Originally opened in 1910, Hotel Lutetia is a shining example of Art Nouveau and Art Deco architecture in the city’s Left Bank. When you step inside, you will feel a deep sense of history. During World War II, the hotel was used by occupation forces to house, feed, and entertain its troops and officers. After the war, it became a crucial center for displaced families seeking to be reunited.

Hotel Lutetia offers guests an elegant variety of chic rooms and suites. Despite the property’s history, you will encounter contemporary touches like bespoke furniture and artwork. Iconic motifs like floral details and grape vines echo the style of the early 20th century. Sumptuous interiors are resplendent with Murano glass wall lights, tinted oak flooring, and a quiet inner courtyard. What could be more Parisian than a view of the iconic Eiffel Tower? The tower’s engineer Gustave Eiffel said, “Can one think that because we are engineers, beauty does not preoccupy us?” You will feel enamored with the view of the rooftops and monuments in the City of Love.

Find a wonderful selection of restaurants, bars, and lounges placed throughout the historic ground floor, including the Lutetia Brasserie which under the supervision of a Michelin-starred chef. There are five celebrated venues to choose from. Start with breakfast at L’Orangerie with a steaming cup of chocolat chaud (hot chocolate). You will be swept away by the floor-to-ceiling frescoes in the swanky Bar Josephine, celebrating France’s Belle Epoque. Take a seat in the leather chair and hold court with friends.

Get dolled up for an evening on the town in your marble bathroom. Unwind in the spa and wellness center, featuring a swimming pool bathed in natural daylight.

Paris’ Left Bank is known for its literature, painting, sculpture, and dance—there’s so much to experience around Hotel Lutetia. James Joyce wrote Ulysses at Hotel Lutetia with Ernest Hemingway acting as the occasional editor. Picasso and Matisse took up residence at Hotel Lutetia too.

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